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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 94 Jan 10, 2023 - Jan 14, 2025 88th   Republican Arlington / Tarrant   Tarrant
H 94 Jan 12, 2021 - Jan 10, 2023 87th   Republican Arlington / Tarrant   Tarrant
H 94 Jan 8, 2019 - Jan 12, 2021 86th   Republican Arlington / Tarrant   Tarrant
H 94 Jan 10, 2017 - Jan 8, 2019 85th   Republican Arlington / Tarrant   Tarrant
H 94 Jan 13, 2015 - Jan 10, 2017 84th   Republican Arlington / Tarrant   Tarrant

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Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • United States Air Force. "Tony entered active duty Air Force in 1988 as a Spanish Cryptologic Linguist, taking part in counter drug missions across South and Central America. He later re-entered active duty in January 2002 after the events of September 11th. Tony worked as both a platoon leader and executive officer at the Company level and then as detachment commander for the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment. Major (R) Tinderholt then ran operations for the largest Recruiting Battalion in the U.S. Army Recruiting Command. His next position was Commander, Fort Worth Recruiting Company in which he was hand chosen by the Brigade Commander for excellence and leadership abilities in his previous position. Upon a very successful tenure as a Commander, Tony volunteered to deploy to a combat zone. During his time in Iraq, Tony and a team of 10 other U.S. Army Soldiers lived with and trained an Iraqi Special Forces Battalion. He then returned to Dallas as a Battalion Executive Officer managing over 400 personnel and a $836 million budget. In his 21 years in the Armed forces, Tony earned many badges, awards and certifications to include the following Combat Awards: the Bronze Star and the Combat Action Badge." Texas House of Representatives.


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Committee Information top

88th R.S. - 2023
County Affairs  
Public Health  
87th R.S. - 2021
Defense and Veterans' Affairs  
Homeland Security and Public Safety  
86th R.S. - 2019
Defense and Veterans' Affairs (Vice Chair) 
Homeland Security and Public Safety  
85th R.S. - 2017
Government Transparency and Operation  
84th R.S. - 2015
County Affairs  

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