Master Sergeant Charles W. Loyed assumed the duties as the Senior Enlisted Advisor of Army Field Support Battalion-Qatar in June 2019. MSG Loyed is a native of Jasper, Alabama. He enlisted in the Alabama National Guard February 1987.
He graduated from basic training in June 1987 at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri . He graduated from Advance Individual Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri in March 1987 as a Construction Equipment Repairer, 62B and gained 3 other Military Occupational Specialties of Light Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic 63B, Ammunition Specialist 89B and Automated Logistical Specialist 92A during the course of his career.
MSG Loyed’s previous assignments include: Construction Equipment Repairer, 715th Maintenance Company in Alabama; Instructor/Writer as a Light Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic (63B) and Ammunition Specialists (89B) ; Subsistence NCO with 282nd Quartermaster Company in Jasper, Alabama; Platoon Sergeant and First Sergeant of 282nd Quartermaster Company in Montgomery, Alabama; Mechanic Maintenance NCO with the Army Reserve Sustainment Command in Birmingham, AL; Battalion S-1/S-4 and Redistribution Property Accountability Team NCOIC until June 2019. He deployed to Saudi Arabia Operation Desert Shield/Storm, Baghdad Iraq, Operation Iraqi Freedom and Taji and Erbil, Iraq Operation Inherent Resolve.
MSG Loyed’s military and civilian education includes PLDC, BNCOC, ANCOC, First Sergeant Course, USAR Company Commander First Sergeant Course, ATRRS Operator Couse, USAR Company Team Leader Course, Anti-Terrorism Officer Basic Course, Physical Security Course, Security Manager Course, Action Officer Development Course, Manager Development Course, Supervisor Development Course, Small Group Leader and the Total Army Instructor Basic Course. He holds Special skill identifiers for Instructor/Writer (8) and First Sergeant (M) He is currently pursuing his Bachelor Degree with Grantham University.
His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (2), Army Commendation Medal (2), Army Achievement Medal (2), Army Good Conduct Medal (1), Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal (8), National Defense Service Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal w/3BS, Armed Forces Reserve Medal w\BHG, Joint Meritorious Unit Citation (2), Liberation of Kuwait Medal (Kuwait), Liberation of Kuwait Medal (Saudi Arabia), Noncommissioned Officer Development Ribbon (3), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (2), Army Reserve Component Overseas Training Ribbon (2) Armed Forces Reserve Medal with M Device, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, along with Alabama National Guard awards, Alabama Commendation Medal, Operation Desert Storm Ribbon, Faithful Service Medal w/1 St Andrews Cross.
MSG Loyed has two children.