Mr. Martin Traylor

Mr. Martin Traylor currently leads as the Deputy Garrison Commander for Redstone Arsenal, in Huntsville, Alabama.

He has multiple, previous assignments as a civilian with both FORSCOM and IMCOM to include Deputy Chief of Staff (Civilian), 1st Armored Division, Director of Human Resource and Chief, Plans, Analysis, & Integration Office for Fort Bliss, Texas.  In addition, he served as the Soldier for Life - Transition Services Manager, for III Corps and Fort Hood, Texas: and the Deputy Director of Emergency Services at Fort Stewart, Georgia. 

Mr. Traylor has an extensive history of providing executive leadership to highly successful organizations, and in addition to his eight years as a Department of the Army Civilian, he served 23 years as a Military Police Officer with the US Army.  His service contributions as a Soldier include combat in Desert Shield/Storm; peacekeeping operations in Cuba, Croatia-Bosnia, and Kosovo; and three combat tours in Iraq.  Key assignments saw posts to Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Teams; the 1st Infantry Division; U.S. Army Military Police School; and the Army’s 1st Calvary Division.  

Mr. Traylor’s services were recognized with various Meritorious and Superior Civilian Service Medals; as well as numerous Army medals including the Legion of Merit and Bronze Stars; and the Air Assault and Combat Action Badges.    

His education includes a Senior Executive Fellowship to Harvard University’s, Kennedy School of Government; and he holds a master’s degree in Organizational Leadership from the University of Texas at El Paso with graduate certificates in Intelligence and National Security Studies; and bachelor’s and Associates Degrees in Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement.   

Mr. Traylor and his wife Cheryl have been married for 33 years, have three children, and four grandchildren.  They reside in Harvest, Alabama.