CIRI shareholder Jared Hoyt was awarded the Air Force Commendation Medal for meritorious service during the time period of Aug. 23, 2007, to Aug. 23, 2010. During this time, Hoyt served as Enterprise Control Technician, 83rd Network Operations Squadron, 690th Network Support Group, Air Force Space Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.
Sergeant Hoyt was recognized for his high-level quality of work in a multitude of United States Air Force communications projects that required his technical expertise, attention to detail and quick action. Sgt. Hoyt is a former summer intern at Southcentral Foundation (SCF), where he worked in the Information Technology Department. His internship experience at SCF inspired him to pursue a career in computer science. He is married to Ashlee Hoyt, his high school sweetheart. He is the son of CIRI shareholder Linda Hoyt and brother of CIRI shareholder Adam Hoyt.