Colonel Boyle is a native of Conshohocken, Pennsylvania. He graduated from the United States Military Academy and was commissioned as an Armor officer in May 1990. His first duty assignment was in Germany in which he served as a Tank, Scout and Support Platoon Leader and Adjutant in 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment and 2nd Battalion, 37th Armor Regiment in Germany. Following his return from Germany, Colonel Boyle became the Regimental Training Officer for 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment at Fort Bliss, Texas and later commanded L Troop and Headquarters Troop, 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment at Fort Carson, Colorado.
Upon completion of command, Colonel Boyle served as an instructor in the Department of Mathematics at West Point. Colonel Boyle then reported to the 1st Cavalry Division in Fort Hood, Texas, where he served as the Operations Officer of 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, and then became Operations Officer and later Executive Officer for 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, deploying in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Colonel Boyle returned to Iraq as the Executive Officer to the Commanding General, Multi-National Security Transition Command-Iraq in Baghdad.
Upon his redeployment from Iraq, Colonel Boyle was assigned as the Armor Branch Lieutenant Colonels Career Manager at the US Army Human Resources Command. Following this assignment, he assumed command of 4thSquadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment in Vilseck, Germany. Following command, Colonel Boyle attended the Industrial College of the Armed Forces and was then assigned to the Army’s Liaison Division to the House of Representatives. Following this assignment he became the G-3, 3rd Infantry Division and deployed as the CJ-3, Regional Command-South in Kandahar, Afghanistan. After returning from Afghanistan, he led the Capabilities Integration Division on the Army Staff. Colonel Boyle most recently served as the commander of the Warrior Transition Brigade-National Capital Region at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.
Colonel Boyle holds a Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering from the United States Military Academy, a Master’s Degree in Applied Mathematics from the Naval Postgraduate School and a Master’s degree in National Resource Strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces.