Major Kyle Peatfield, USA

Representing U.S. Army
Following the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on New York City, MAJ Kyle Peatfield took part in Operation Noble Eagle from 2003-2004, working to ensure national security by securing key and vital installations and infrastructure throughout the United States. He was then deployed to Afghanistan, where he took part in Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF VII-VIII), serving as a Team Leader for the Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) Asadabad in Kunar Province, Afghanistan, from 2006-2007. Following his deployment to Afghanistan, MAJ Peatfield was again deployed from 2008-2009 as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF IX-X), where he served as a Convoy Escort Team Leader. Following his 2011 commission as an officer, MAJ Peatfield was deployed twice more; first to Afghanistan from 2012-2013 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF VIV-XV) from 2012-2013, and most recently to Iraq in 2022 in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. He currently serves as the Executive Officer for 1st BCT, 10th Mountain Division. MAJ Peatfield has served his country on multiple frontiers, working to secure national security at home in the wake of the September 11 terror attacks and undertaking multiple deployments to support U.S. operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.

His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Meritorious Unit Citation, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghan Campaign Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Non Commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, NATO Medal, and the Combat Infantrymen Badge. MAJ Peatfield is a graduate of Air Assault School, Ranger School, Sapper School, and the Combat Advisory Training Academy.