Harold J. Meyer

Harold J. Meyer

Harold J. Meyer

Colonel Harold J. Meyer entered the army in 1943 and was commissioned from Officer Candidate School in 1945. After two years with the Chicago National Guard, he served with the 26th Infantry Regiment in Germany. Then after three years of ROTC Duty at Kent State University, Colonel Meyer served successive tours as Unit Commander and USAIS Instructor. In 1961 he joined the Office of Chief of Information. After serving as the Information Officer, 25th Division and the USARPAC Public Information Officer, he assumed command of the 4th Bn, 3d Inf. In 1967 he became Deputy Director of the Department of Defense’s American Forces Radio and TV Service. After a tour as assistant to the Chief of Staff, 24th Corps, Vietnam, he became Professor of Military Science at the University of Tennessee at Martin. Colonel Meyer retired in 1973. | His awards and decorations include: the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star and Army Commendation Medal.

More Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

  • Year Inducted

    1974

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00690