Lieutenant Colonel Jason Dye
Lieutenant Colonel Jason R. Dye received his commission as an Infantry Officer in May 2000 from the United States Military Academy. LTC Dye’s first assignment was as a Rifle Platoon Leader for 1-6 IN (MECH) in Baumholder, Germany. He was later assigned to E Company, 51st Infantry, a Long Range Surveillance Airborne unit, where he served as a Platoon Leader and the Executive Officer in August of 2002. While there he deployed with the unit to Operation Iraqi Freedom I from January 2003 to January 2004. Following redeployment, LTC Dye was assigned to 2-87 Infantry Battalion, 10th Mountain Division in March of 2005. While there, he commanded B Company during a sixteen-month deployment in support of operations in Afghanistan. After his return from Operation Enduring Freedom VII, LTC Dye assumed command of the battalion’s headquarters company.
After his second company command, LTC Dye served in the Mission Command Training Program at Fort Leavenworth, KS as a battalion trainer from 2008 - 2010. Following this assignment, he deployed again to Afghanistan from 2011-2012 as an operations officer for the 1-5 Infantry Battalion based in Fort Wainwright, AK. He remained with the battalion following the deployment, serving as its executive officer until he departed the unit to attend the School of Advanced Military Studies in 2014. Following graduation, LTC Dye was assigned to I Corps at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA where he served in the Commanding General’s Initiatives Group and as I Corps’ Chief of Security Cooperation in the Pacific. His most recent deployment was from 2016-2017, where LTC Dye served as the Deputy Chief of Future Operations for the NATO headquarters overseeing operations in the Afghanistan Theater of Operation. He returned to I Corps upon redeployment where he served as its Deputy Chief of Future Operations. LTC Dye has served as the Professor of Military Science for the Wolverine Battalion at the University of Michigan since May 2018.
LTC Dye has earned the Ranger Tab, Expert Infantryman Badge, Combat Infantryman Badge, and Parachutist Badge. His decorations include Bronze Star Medals, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medals, Army Commendation Medals, the NATO Service Medal, the German Proficiency Badge, and the Order of Saint Maurice amongst various other awards. LTC Dye’s civilian education includes a Bachelor of Science in Computer Systems Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point and a Masters in Military Arts and Science from the School of Advanced Military Studies at Fort Leavenworth, KS.