Colonel Tanya A. Peacock is a Distinguished Military Graduate from New Mexico Military Institute. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from Texas A&M University, Master of Aeronautical Science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Master of Health Administration from Baylor University, Master of Strategic Studies from the U.S Army War College, and a Doctorate in International Management from University of Hawaii at Mānoa.
Colonel Peacock has served in progressive leadership positions to include Vice Provost of Academic Affairs, U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence; Associate Dean of the Graduate School, U.S. Army Medical Department Center & School, Health Readiness Center of Excellence; Assistant Professor, Army-Baylor Graduate Program in Health and Business Administration, Joint Base San Antonio – Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Medical Operations Officer, U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Commander, U.S. Army Air Ambulance Detachment, Fort Polk, Louisiana; Officer Basic Course instructor, Army Medical Department Center and School, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; and aide-de-camp, for the Commander of the Army Medical Department Center and School & Fort Sam Houston. She also served as the 4th Infantry Division Aeromedical Evacuation officer, Fort Hood, Texas, and Flight Platoon Leader, Section Leader, and Forward Support MEDEVAC Team Leader with the 57th Medical Company (Air Ambulance) Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Other leadership assignments include Resident, Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital, Fort Polk, Louisiana; Platoon Leader, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Casey, Republic of Korea; and SIGINT/Electronic Warfare Officer, 49th Armored Division, Camp Mabry, Texas. She is a graduate of the Army Medical Department Officer Basic Course, Combined Logistics Captain’s Career Course, Combined Arms and Services Staff School, Command and General Staff College, and U.S. Army War College. She assumed her present duties June 18, 2020.
Colonel Peacock’s decorations include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters, Air Force Aerial Achievement Medal, Army Commendation Medal with three oak leaf clusters, Army Achievement Medal with two oak leaf clusters, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, and Humanitarian Service Medal. She also holds the Expert Field Medical Badge, Army Aviator Badge, Parachutist Badge, and Basic Army Instructor Badge, as well as a recipient of the Order of St. Michael, Order of Military Medical Merit, and Army Surgeon General’s 9A Proficiency Designator.
She is a Board Certified Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives and serves on the Army Regent’s Advisory Council. Her other professional memberships include the Association of Japanese Business Studies, Academy of International Business, Academy of Management, Association of the United States Army, Army Aviation Association of America, and DUSTOFF Association.