Lt. Col. R. Dale Lyles - Commander
Lt. Col. Dale Lyles, site commander of the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, has been serving his country for 24 years. But his military career began long before that, having been born to military parents in Munich, Germany.
At the age of 15, Lyles’ family relocated to Indiana and he has been a Hoosier ever since, receiving his Bachelor of Science from Indiana University Southeast in 1987. He also received his Masters of Science Management from Oakland City University in 1998.
Lyles has completed Army Ranger School, Air Assault School, and Airborne School, as well as Command and General Staff College, proving the axiom that “leading from the front” is still alive and well in the Indiana National Guard.
Among Lt. Col. Lyles’ awards are the Bronze Star and Meritorious Service Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters. He has also earned the Combat Infantryman’s Badge, a Ranger Tab the Air Assault Badge, a Parachutist Badge, and the Australian Parachutist Badge.
Lt. Col Lyles took command of the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center on October 1st, 2010, being selected for his steadfast dedication to his Soldiers and the job at hand.
Last updated on 3/14/2013