Colonel Tytonia “Ty” Moore is the Commander, 90th Operations Group, Francis E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming. The group is comprised of three missile squadrons and an operations support squadron providing on-alert nuclear combat capability to the Commander, United States Strategic Command in support of U.S. national objectives. He leads the group in safe, secure, and reliable operation of 150 Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missiles operated from 15 remote missile alert facilities dispersed over a 9,600 square-mile area across Wyoming, Nebraska, and Colorado.

Colonel Moore received his commission from the United States Air Force Officer Training School in June 1998.  He has served as a Titan IV-B upper stage controller for Defense Support Program and MILSTAR satellite launches, Titan IV-B instructor, ICBM flight commander, and Emergency Actions evaluator.  He has various staff experiences at the wing-level, 20th Air Force, United States Strategic Command, Headquarters Air Force, and Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment.  Colonel Moore has command experience at the squadron level.  Prior to his current assignment, Colonel Moore was the Director of Nuclear Weapons Development and Assessments located within the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear Matters located at the Pentagon, Washington DC.  Colonel Moore is married to former Tonika Clark of Collinsville, MS.  They have two daughters, Tiya and Chloe, and a son, Isaiah.


1994 Associate of Arts, Meridian Community College, Meridian, Miss.
1996 Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Miss.
2001 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.
2006 Master of Science in Space Studies, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Cheyenne, Wyo.
2008 Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala., by correspondence
2009 Air Force Intern Fellowship Program - Strategic Policy Intern, Pentagon, Va.
2014 Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala., by correspondence
2014 Joint and Combined Warfighting School – JPME Phase II, Norfolk, Va.
2019 Masters of Science in Strategic Studies, Air War College, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.


1. June 1998 – December 1998, Student, Undergraduate Navigator Training, Pensacola Naval Air Station, Fla.
2. December 1998 – February 1999, Student, Undergraduate Space and Missile Training, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.
3. February 1999 – March 2001, Titan IV Deputy Commander Upper Stage, 3rd Space Launch Squadron, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.
4. April 2001 – March 2002, Chief Titan Operations Training, 45th Operations Support Squadron, Cape Canaveral AFS, Fla.
5. April 2002 – March 2003, Deputy Chief of Protocol, 45th Space Wing, Patrick AFB, Fla.
6. April 2003 – March 2004, ICBM Combat Crew Commander, 319th Missile Squadron, Francis E. Warren AFB, Wyo.
7. April 2004 – March 2005, ICBM Combat Crew Flight Commander, 319th Missile Squadron, Francis E. Warren AFB, Wyo.
8. April 2005 – March 2007, Commander's Action Group, 20th Air Force, Francis E. Warren AFB, Wyo.
9. April 2007 – March 2008, Operations Command, Control and Communications Officer, JFCC-GSI/J311, Offutt AFB, Neb.
10. April 2008 – June 2009, Chief, EA Standardization and Certifications, JFCC-GS/J313, Offutt AFB, Neb.
11. July 2009 – June 2010, Air Force Fellow / Intern Program, Strategic Policy Intern, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
12. July 2010 – August 2012, Chief, OPLAN Development and Integration, AF/A10, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
13. September 2012 – June 2013, Chief, Counterforce & WMD Branch, AF/A3/5, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
14. July 2013 – June 2014, Executive Officer, AF/A3/5, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
15. July 2014 – July 2015, Director of Operations, 320th Missile Squadron, Francis E. Warren AFB, Wyo.
16. August 2015 – June 2016, Chief of Safety, 90th Missile Wing, Francis E. Warren AFB, Wyo.
17. July 2016 – June 2018, Commander, 490th Missile Squadron, Malmstrom AFB, Mont.
18. July 2018 – June 2019, Student, Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.|
19. July 2019 – July 2020, Director, Nuclear Weapons Development and Assessment, OASD/NCB/NM, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
20. Jul 2020 – Present, Commander, 90th Operations Group, Francis E. Warren AFB, Wyo.


Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Joint Service Commendation Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award
Combat Readiness Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Armed Forces Service Medal
Nuclear Deterrence Operations Service Medal with ‘N’ Device



Second Lieutenant June 1998
First Lieutenant June 2000
Captain June 2002
Major March 2008
Lieutenant Colonel July 2013
Colonel September 2019

(Current as of July 2020)