Chief Warrant Oﬃcer Jared Tuxill enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1994 after graduating from SUNY Maritime with a degree in oceanography. He reported to BUDS/S and graduated with Class 202. Tuxill was assigned to SEAL Team Eight and deployed twice to the Persian Gulf.
Beginning in 2001, Tuxill conducted numerous deployments in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. In January 2010, he began studying at Special Operations Command Joint Special Operations University (JSOU), Joint Special Operations Forces Senior Enlisted Academy. He graduated as Honor Man from Class 001.
Tuxill reported to SEAL Team One as 2 Troop Senior Enlisted Leader in September 2010 and deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. In 2014, Tuxill was Commissioned, accepting the appointment to Chief Warrant Oﬃcer, attending Oﬃcer Candidate School. Two months later, he reported onboard Naval Special Warfare Group Two, Training Detachment Two, serving as the Maritime Division Oﬃcer.
In November 2015, Tuxill and a partner opened The Bold Mariner Brewing Company, a micro-brewery with a tasting room specializing in high quality ales and lagers. Also, in November 2015, he was inducted into his high school, Auburn High School, Hall of Fame for athletic achievement.
Tuxill is currently serving as the Operations Officer at the Naval Special Warfare Development Group. His personal decorations include the Silver Star, six Bronze Stars with V, two Purple Hearts, two Defense Meritorious Service Medals, and numerous individual and unit decorations.
He is married to the former Kimberli Robin Dorough, and they have four children, Jackson, Colby, Dylan and Alli.