Roy E. Meeks

Roy E. Meeks

Roy E. Meeks

Colonel Roy E. Meeks was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 7-65 on 24 August 1965. His first duty assignment was as Adjutant General Action Officer, Headquarters, 18th Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Commander, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, United States Army Training Center, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Adjutant and Detachment Commander, Company C, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne), Okinawa; Team Leader and Agent Controller, Strategic Reconnaissance and Target Acquisition, Studies and Observation Group, Vietnam; Team Leader, Reconnaissance Company, Command and Control North, Studies and Observations Group, Vietnam; Company Commander, Company B. Command and Control North, Studies and Observation Group, Vietnam; Adjutant, 2d Battalion, 4th Infantry, Federal Republic of Germany; Company Commander, Company A, 2d Battalion, 4th Infantry, Federal Republic of Germany; Supply Officer, 2d Battalion, 4th Infantry, Germany; Executive Officer, 4th Battalion, 54th Infantry, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Executive Officer, Committee Group, United States Army Basic Combat Training Command, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Supply Officer, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Devens, Massachusetts;  Director of Operations, Special Operations Command, Europe, Headquarters, United States European Command, Stuttgart, Federal Republic of Germany; European Desk Officer, Joint Special Operations Agency, Washington, D.C.; Deputy Director for Special Operations, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low-Intensity Conflict, Washington, D.C.; Director for Special Operations, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low-Intensity Conflict, Washington, D.C.; Commander, 4th Special Operations Support Command (Theater Army) (Airborne), Fort Shafter, Hawaii. | Colonel Meeks is a graduate of the Airborne Course, Ranger Course, Special Forces Officer Course, Senior Officers Logistics Course, Infantry Officer Advanced Course, Armed Forces Staff College, and Army War College. | His military awards and decorations include: Silver Star, Bronze Star w/ V device and 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Defense Meritorious Service Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Service Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart, Air Medal w/ 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Commendation Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal and Vietnam Cross of Gallantry w/ star.

More Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Key Assignment

    Commander | 4th Special OPNS Support Command (Theater Army) (Airborne) | Fort Shafter, Hawaii

  • Highest Award

    Silver Star

  • Year Inducted

    1990

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01331