About the Book
Born in Poughkeepsie, NY and raised in Rich Square, NC, Tyrone L. Ward is a graduate of Elizabeth City State University. He earned a B.S. in Mathematics in 1993 and went to Officer Candidate School in Newport, RI where he was commissioned as an Ensign in the U.S. Navy. Ward was assigned at Fort Meade, MD (2); Norfolk, VA (3); Monterey, CA; Kunia, HI; Yokosuka, Japan; Fort Gordon, GA; Misawa, Japan; deployed to the Mediterranean and Caribbean Seas, the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans; and has traveled extensively in Europe, Africa, North/Central America, Asia, Australia, and the Middle East. In his penultimate tour, he served as the Commanding Officer of U.S. Navy Information Operations Command Misawa. After nearly 28 years of service, Ward retired from the Navy in 2018 as a Captain/O-6. He is currently a part-time consultant and an active member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Along with spending time with his family, he enjoys traveling and documenting biographical history.