Glenn Meyer enlisted in the Army as an AH-64D Apache helicopter crew chief in August of 2006. After basic training and AIT, Glenn served as a line Apache crew chief in the 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division at Camp Humphreys, South Korea. In early 2008, Glenn was accepted to the United States Military Academy at West Point and started the 47-month journey in June of that year. At West Point, Glenn majored in Engineering Management and commissioned a 2LT of Infantry in May of 2012. His first assignment as an officer was in 2nd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division at Fort Hood, Texas. Glenn served as a Platoon Leader, Company Executive Officer, and Battalion Logistics Officer and deployed for nine months to Camp Casey, South Korea. After the Captain’s Career Course, he was assigned to 1st Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Glenn immediately deployed to Kandahar, Afghanistan in support of Operation Freedom Sentinel and served on the Brigade staff as the Train Advise Assist Command-South Battle Captain. Following re-deployment, he was assigned as the Assistant Operations Officer in 2nd Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment “Geronimo”. After a week in the Battalion, Glenn became the operations officer for the better part of the next year. He continues to serve in Geronimo until he transitions out of the Army in March of 2020. After separation, Glenn will be attending an MBA program and plans on working in the automotive or tech industry following graduation.
Glenn is married to his beautiful wife Angela and they have two dogs, Harley (yellow lab – 5) and Lucy (Great Pyrenees – 5). They enjoy traveling, hiking with their dogs, and trying new restaurants.