Steve Meyer was promoted to the rank of Major July 1.
Maj. Meyer, the son of Tim and Kathy Meyer of Luckey, is currently serving a year deployment to Al Basra, Iraq with the 274th Forward Surgical Team (Airborne) as the chief nurse anesthetist.
He is a 1994 graduate of Eastwood High School and a 1999 graduate of the University of Cincinnati where he earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing. He also earned a master’s degree in nurse anesthesia from the U.S. Army Graduate Program.
Maj. Meyer will begin his 10th year on active duty this September. His wife, Capt. Eileen Meyer, who is also on active duty, is a certified registered nurse anesthetist (CRNA). She is scheduled for deployment in January 2010. They have a daughter, Kaitlyn, who will turn 1 year old in August.
Maj. and Capt. Meyer are stationed at Fort Bragg, N.C.