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Captain Roger Meyer
Captain Meyer graduated from Iowa State University in 1992 with a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering. He also holds a Master's degree in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Utah.
After completing nuclear and submarine training, his sea assignments began in 1994 aboard PCU Maine (SSBN 74l) (BLUE) and USS West Virginia (SSBN 736) (GOLD) in Groton, CT and Kings Bay, GA. Subsequent sea tours included service as the Navigation and Operations Officer aboard USS L. Mendel Rivers (SSN 686) in Norfolk, VA, USS Tennessee (SSBN 734) (BLUE) in Kings Bay, GA and USS Hartford (SSN 768) in Groton, CT. He served as Executive Officer aboard USS Charlotte (SSN 766) in Norfolk, VA and Pearl Harbor, HI. Captain Meyer served as the Commanding Officer of USS Miami (SSN 755) in Groton, CT and USS Newport News (SSN 750) in Norfolk, VA.
At his shore assignments, Captain Meyer served as the Associate Professor of Naval Science at the Naval Reserve Officer Training Unit, University of Utah, in Salt Lake City, UT, on the staff of the Commander Submarine Force Atlantic, Tactical Readiness Evaluation Team, Executive Assistant to the Deputy and Chief of Staff, U.S. Pacific Fleet and Deputy Commander, Submarine Squadron Six.
During his tour as Commanding Officer of USS Miami (SSN 755), the ship earned the Submarine Squadron 4 Tactical "T", Navigation '"N" awards and the Navy Expeditionary Medal in support of three missions vital to national security in the EU COM AOR in 2011.
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