John J. Meyer III
Colonel John J. Meyer III was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 1-69, 20 December 1968. His first duty assignment was in the Communications and Electronics Department of the Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Rifle Platoon Leader, 1st Infantry Division, Vietnam; Adjutant, 13th Signal Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, Vietnam; S-3, 50th Signal Battalion, XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Commander, A Company and S-4, 50th Signal Battalion, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Operations Officer and Satellite Branch Chief, Defense Communications Agency, Europe; Signal Company Commander and Group Communications and Electronics Staff Officer, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Devens, Massachusetts; Battalion Commander, Joint Communications Support Element, MacDill Air Force Base (Air Force Base), Tampa, Florida; Deputy Commander, 3rd Signal Brigade, III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas; Deputy J-6, US European Command, Stuttgart, Germany; C-6, Operation PROVIDE COMFORT, Turkey and Iraq; Assistant Chief of Staff, G-6, Headquarters, I Corps and Fort Lewis, Fort Lewis, Washington. | At the time of his induction, Colonel Meyer was serving as Director of Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Information Systems, J-6, United States Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, Florida.