Command Sergeant Major Rod R. Ervin retired from both the Metropolitan Police Department Washington D.C. and the United States Army. He served both on Active Duty and in Reserve status. He graduated from the United States Army Military Police School, The United States Army Sergeants Major Academy, and the Institute of Police Science in Washington DC. His assignments in the US Army included Patrol Operations, Special Reaction Team/ Counter-Terrorism, Detainee Operations, and Military Police Instructor. His leadership positions included Team Leader, Squad Leader, Platoon Sergeant, First Sergeant, and Command Sergeant Major.
He served in Operation Joint Guard, Noble Eagle, Iraqi Freedom, and Enduring Freedom. His awards include the Combat Action Badge, Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Accommodation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, and the NATO Service medal. He retired after 31 years of service.
His civilian police career was with the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington DC. His assignments included Patrol Operations, Field Training Officer, Patrol Sergeant and Police Academy Instructor (EVOC, Firearms, and General), Special Threats Action Team, and with the Internal Affairs Bureau. He retired from the Metropolitan Police Department after 28 years of service.
Ryan currently serves as the Emergency Preparedness Officer for the Intelligence Community that provides direct support for the Site Manager during Emergency Operation Center activations. He is responsible for the readiness of the EOC to include ICS forms and Incident Action Plan creation. Ryan conducts new employee evacuation and readiness briefs. He manages and trains site Incident Management Team as well as the site’s Floor/Evacuation Warden Team.