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Major Ty Volker

Major Ty Volker

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Maj Ty Volker joined the team in Sept 20 as part of the Army’s two-year rotation system. He came from covering the role of Battalion Second in Command at 1RGR whilst serving in his Company Commander tour of duty. He has a vast array of operational experience having deployed to Afghanistan on several occasions as a Company Commander to Kabul on Op TORAL 7 in 2018/9; an Intelligence Officer during HERRICK 15 in 2011/2 and as a platoon Commander in HERRICK9/10 during 2009; he setup the Op TANGHAM mission in Somalia as its first Chief of Staff in 2016 and deployed to Iraq Op TELIC as a young Platoon Commander in 2008/9. His experience at staff has been based around strategic planning, organisational design, and intelligence risk analysis. He has a MA Hons in Contemporary History and Politics (2004) focussing on changing US coercive diplomacy since the 1999 Kosovo war and a BA Hons in International Relations and Security Studies (2003) focussing on British Defence Policy.