USS Green Bay
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Commanding Officer
Commanding Officer (February 2010 - February 2012)

CDR Meyers was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland. He received his commission through the Enlisted Commissioning Program and graduated from the University of South Carolina in 1994. Prior to his commission, he served six years as an Interior Communications Electrician with sea tours aboard the USS PHILADELPHIA (SSN 690) and the commissioning crew of USS MARYLAND (SSBN 738).

His Division Officer tours included First Lieutenant in USS STETHEM (DDG 63) and Auxiliaries Officer in USS PELELIU (LHA 5). CDR Meyers completed his Department Head tours as Weapons Control Officer and Combat Systems Officer aboard USS HIGGINS (DDG 76) and USS BENFOLD (DDG 65), where he participated in the first DDG Sea Swap. During Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, HIGGINS launched 31 Tomahawk missiles and participated in the clearance of the Kahr Abd Allah waterway. In February 2006, CDR Meyers reported to USS HARPERS FERRY (LSD 49) as Executive Officer.

CDR Meyers' tours ashore include Model Manager for the Maritime Prepositioning Staff Planning course at Expeditionary Warfare Training Group Pacific and attendance at the Naval War College where he completed his Joint Professional Military Education Phase I and received a Masters Degree in National Security and Strategic Studies. In his most recent shore tour he served on the Joint Staff J-5, Iraq Division.

CDR Meyers' awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medal, Navy Achievement Medal and various unit and service awards.



Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Rick West answers questions during an all hands call.
U. S. Naval Academy midshipmen await their ride to shore, which will be inside an amphibious assault vehicle, with the 3rd Amphi
SAN DIEGO - USS Green Bay (LPD 20) outgoing Commanding Officer CDR Joe Olson (left) and incoming Commanding Office
USS Green Bay visits Port of Seattle to participate in the 61st annual Seattle Seafair Fleet Week
USS Green Bay (LPD 20) Sailor Boatswain Mate 2nd Class  Bryce Kessinger throws out the first pitch at the Seattle Mariners' Safe
Sea Cadets work alongside Sailors during Seattle Seafair 2010
Newly pinned Damage Controlman Chief Petty Officer John Parks (left) and Engineman Chief Petty Officer Kelly McKenna receive the
Green Bay, Wisconsin native Ensign Tim Mahoney gives members of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, WI a tour of Green Bay.
A CH-46 Sea Knight sits on the flight deck of USS Green Bay as an AH-1 Cobra helicopter comes in for a landing.
USS GREEN BAY VBSS Team Training Exercise
Green Bay Participating in a Certification Exercise
USS Green Bay (LPD 20) refueling at sea
USS Green Bay lpd 20
USS Green Bay (LPD 20) is underway in the Pacific Ocean during a scheduled deployment
Sailors and Marines run across the flight deck of USS Green Bay (LPD 20)
USS GREEN BAY (LPD 20) Quartermaster Views USS ARIZONA Memorial

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Executive Officer (Nov 2011 - Nov 2012)
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