Gunnery Sergeant Tyler D. Limbrock is a native of Pendleton, Indiana. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps Delayed Entry Program in January of 2003 and completed recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, California in July of 2003. Following recruit training, Gunnery Sergeant Limbrock attended Marine Combat Training at Camp Pendleton, California and then reported to his primary Military Occupational Specialties School at the Naval School of Music in Virginia Beach, Virginia for the Basic Music Course. While there, he was promoted to the rank of Lance Corporal.
In June of 2004, Gunnery Sergeant Limbrock was assigned to the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Band, Twentynine Palms, California where he served as a percussionist and as the unit's Supply Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge (NCIOC). In December of 2004, he was promoted to the rank of Corporal. In July of 2007 Gunnery Sergeant Limbrock was honorably discharged from the Marine Corps after 4 years of service and went to school to become a Certified Automotive Master Technician.
In March of 2011 Gunnery Sergeant Limbrock re-enlisted in the Marine Corps and was assigned to the 1st Marine Division Band, Camp Pendleton, California where he served as a percussionist and as the Admin Chief. In December of 2012, Gunnery Sergeant Limbrock was promoted to the rank of Sergeant.
Gunnery Sergeant Limbrock was transferred to the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing Band, Miramar, California in June of 2013 where he served as the Percussion Section Leader and Information Systems Coordinator. While there, Gunnery Sergeant Limbrock was selected to become a Recruiter for the Marine Corps.
In January of 2015 Gunnery Sergeant Limbrock reported to Basic Recruiting School in San Diego, California. Upon Graduation Gunnery Sergeant Limbrock reported to Recruiting Station Louisville, Recruiting Sub Station Louisville North, Louisville, Kentucky where he served as a Canvassing Recruiter. While on Recruiting, Gunnery Sergeant Limbrock was Meritoriously Promoted to the rank of Staff Sergeant in July 2017.
After successfully completing a tour of recruiting, Gunnery Sergeant Limbrock Reported to Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, California in May 2018 where he served as the Percussion Section Leader and Platoon Sergeant. While stationed in San Diego, Gunnery Sergeant Limbrock quickly transitioned the band to manage the Depot’s Emergency Operations Center during the Covid-19 outbreak. As the Watch Chief, he facilitated and managed the logistical support and daily needs the Marines and Recruits Stationed at the Recruit Depot.
In 2021 Gunnery Sergeant Limbrock was selected to attend the Unit Leader Course at the Naval School of Music. Upon Graduation of the Naval School of Music in August of 2022, Gunnery Sergeant Limbrock reported to the 2nd Marine Division Band where he served as the Drum Major, Small Ensemble Leader and Operations Chief. In September of 2022 Gunnery Sergeant Limbrock was promoted to his current rank and in 2023 he was awarded the BMOS of 5521, Drum Major.
In July of 2023 Gunnery Sergeant Limbrock assumed his current role as the Drum Major of the Marine Forces Reserve Band in New Orleans, LA.
Gunnery Sergeant Limbrock’s awards include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (2nd Award), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation Ribbon, Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal (5th award), National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, and the Marine Corps Recruiting Ribbon.