CW5 Tiner retired from active duty on 31 January 2006 as the Chief, Supply Management Division, United States Army Special Operations Command, culminating a 37 year Quartermaster career.
Chief Warrant Officer Five Tiner received a direct appointment as a Warrant Officer One in June 1976. He has completed every level of the Warrant Officer Education System. His military education includes the Warrant Officer Advanced, Staff and Senior Staff Courses; the Quartermaster Supply and Service Management Officer Course; and Airborne and Jumpmaster training courses. His civilian education includes a Business Management Degree from Campbell University, Buies Creek, North Carolina.
Chief Warrant Officer Five Tiner has served in a variety of career progressive assignments that include: Property Book Team Chief, 82d Airborne Division and 2d Infantry Division; Chief, Edit and Document Control, 82d Airborne Division; Chief, Asset Visibility, Division Materiel Management Center, 3rd Armored Division; Property Book Officer, 34th Signal Battalion; Brigade Supply Technician, 93rd Signal Brigade; Installation Property Book Officer, U.S. Army Engineer Center and School, Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Division Property Book Officer, 3rd Armored Division-Operation Desert Storm; Air Equipment Supply Officer, 82d Airborne Division; Warrant Officer Management Officer, XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg, North Carolina; and Chief, Supply Management Division and Property Book Officer, United States Army Special Operations Command.
Chief Warrant Officer Five Tiner is authorized to wear the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star, the Meritorious Service Medal (4th award), the Army Commendation Medal (3rd Award) and the Army Good Conduct Medal (2nd Award). Other decorations include the National Defense Service Medal (3rd Award), Korea Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal w/Bronze Service Star, Non Commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (3rd Award), Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Kuwait Liberation Medal (Saudi Arabia), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal and the Master Parachutist Badge.
Chief Warrant Officer Five Tiner is a Distinguished Member of the Quartermaster Regiment and a recipient of the Distinguished Order of Saint Martin. He is married to the former Belinda A. Bowersox of Spring Grove, Pennsylvania.