Technical Sergeant Tyquanda Grate

Technical Sergeant Tyquanda Grate is the personnel NCOIC for the Air Force ROTC Detachment 925, University of Wisconsin-Madison. After exploring the college life, she decided to enlist in the Air Force on 26 September 2006. Sergeant Grate trade mark in the military has been geared towards refining the Commander Support Staff programs. Her time as a personnelist provided force development and force management support in multiple roles to include enlisted/officer evaluations, promotions, awards, unit command and control, and more.


2010 Airman Leadership School
2010 Associate Degree in Human Resource Management, Community College of the Air Force
2016 Noncommissioned Officer Academy


Jan 2007- Nov 2008:
E-3 Personnel Journeyman, Hurlburt Field, FL
Nov 2008- Feb 2011:
Personnel Technician, Medical Group, Hurlburt Field, FL
Feb 2011- Jun 2014:
Assistance NCOIC Commander Support Staff, Fairchild, WA (Aug 2011- Dec 2011: Deployed to Qatar, PERSCO Team)
Jun 2014- Apr 2017:
NCOIC Commander Support Staff, LeMay Center, Maxwell, AL
Apr 2017- Nov 2018:
NCOIC Promotions, Holm Center, Maxwell, AL
November 2018 - Present
AFROTC Detachment 925, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Wisconsin


Air Force Commendation Medal (2 Oak Leaf Clusters)
Air Force Achievement Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster)
Joint Meritorious Unit Award
Meritorious Unit Award
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award w/ Valor Device (1 Oak Leaf Cluster)
Air Force Organizational Excellence Award (1 Oak Leaf Cluster)
Air Force Good Conduct Medal (3 Oak Leaf Clusters)
National Defense Service Medal
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon w/ Gold Border
Air Force Longevity Service Ribbon (2 Oak Leaf Clusters)
USAF NCO PME Graduate Ribbon
Air Force Training Ribbon


Airman First Class
26 September 2006
Senior Airman
26 January 2009
Staff Sergeant
1 March 2011
Technical Sergeant
1 September 2017