John J. Meyer III

MEYER III,JOHN
John J. Meyer III

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.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Key Assignment

    Assistant Chief of Staff | G-6, Headquarters | I Corps and Fort Lewis | Fort Lewis, Washington

  • Highest Award

    Unavailable

  • Year Inducted

    1997

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01861