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Salute to Service Award


Floyd Hyde (Front Office Staff)

Army Retired Captain, Floyd Allen Hyde, has distinguished himself with over 40 years of exceptionally meritorious service to our Nation and the United States Army and the Tennessee Army National Guard progressing through the enlisted, warrant and commissioned officer ranks. His extraordinary career culminated with him serving as the Automotive Maintenance Technician for the Tennessee Army National Guard, 1st Squadron, 278th Cavalry Regiment. His career included a multitude of essential assignments of increased responsibility, where he consistently demonstrated exceptional leadership, dedicated service, and commitment to soldiers. His continuous efforts aided in the success of all missions and provided a functional means of transportation for soldiers departing and returning to their Area of Operations (AO) During 2005-2006, while mobilized in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and attached to 2nd Marine Division. While stationed in Ramadi, Iraq he served as the Maintenance Control Officer and the Anti-Terrorism Officer keeping the Division's combat equipment readiness rate above 95%. It was during this period he was awarded the Bronze Star and the Combat Action Badge. In 2008-2009, Mr. Hyde served as the Clearing and Security Team Operations Officer for the 10thMountain Sustainment Brigade. He oversaw and provided the technical expertise focused on the logistics, repairs, and replacement of rolling stock for the Brigade Combat Teams (BCT). Mr. Hyde completed high-quality maintenance and provided training for all BCT cycles that fulfilled the Commander s intent and set the standard for the Divisions within the AO. His hard work and dedication to duty led to the preparation of future soldiers and Marines to support the Global War on Terror.

Simultaneous to serving in the Tennessee Army National Guard, Mr. Hyde also served the citizens of Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee as the Police Lieutenant assigned to the Special Operations Division. He served as a team leader on the Special Weapons and Tactics Team for several years before becoming the Command of the Emergency Contingency Section which included the Emergency Contingency Planning Team, Urban Search and Rescue Team, Crisis Negotiations Team and the Hazardous Devices Unit. He retired after 30 years of service.

Mr. Hyde currently serves as the Safety Act Manager at Nissan Stadium. Soldiers and service members are a tremendous part of the Titans Community. He is always cognizant of his facility, especially when military members are present. He highly enjoys going out and greeting the currently serving military members, sharing stories and offering guidance to them.