Colonel Scott A. Meyer

Col. Scott A. Meyer is the Commander of the 349th Operations Group, 349th Air Mobility Wing, Travis Air Force Base, California. As Group Commander, he leads the largest operations group in the Air Force Reserve Command with four flying squadrons, an aeromedical evacuation squadron, an operations support squadron, and an air mobility operations squadron assigned. Col. Meyer is responsible for the leadership, management, administration and development of programs to develop and train personnel to maintain combat readiness. In partnership with its active-duty host wing, the group flies the C-5M Super Galaxy, the KC-10A Extender and the C-17 Globemaster III.

Col. Meyer received his commission through Officer Training School, Maxwell AFB, Ala. after attending Virginia Polytechnic Institute and The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va. Following undergraduate pilot training at Vance AFB, Okla., he served on active duty as an aircraft commander with the 384th Air Refueling Squadron, McConnell AFB, Kan. After five years of active service, he transitioned to the 18th Air Refueling Squadron, McConnell AFB, Kan. as a traditional reservist. Following this assignment, he joined the 336th Air Refueling Squadron, March ARB, Calif. where he served as an executive officer and chief of group training. After this tour, he served as the operations officer of the 314th Air Refueling Squadron, Beale AFB, Calif. where he helped to stand up a KC-135 squadron. Col. Meyer following position was as the KC-46 Training and Tactics Functional Area Manager at Air Force Reserve Command, Robins AFB, Ga. 


EDUCATION
1998 Bachelor of Science, Accounting, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, Va.
2000 Master of Business Administration, College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, Va.
2005 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala., by correspondence 
2005 Air Force Chinese Language Immersion, Beijing China
2008 Advanced Instrument School, Oklahoma City, Okla.
2011 Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala., by correspondence
2013 Reserve Component National Security Course, NDU, Ft. McNair, Washington D.C.
2015 Bachelor of Arts, English Literature, University of Maryland University College, Adelphi, Md.
2018 Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala., by correspondence  


FLIGHT INFORMATION
Rating:  command pilot
Flight hours:  more than 4,700 including more than 1,750 combat hours
Aircraft flown:  KC-135R/T


ASSIGNMENTS
1.  May 2001 – August 2002, Student, Joint Undergraduate Pilot Training, Vance AFB, Okla.
2.  September 2002 – October 2002, Combat Survival and Evasion School, Fairchild AFB, Wash.
3.  October 2002 – February 2003, Initial KC-135 Training, Altus AFB, Okla.
4.  February 2003 – July 2006, KC-135R/T Aircraft Commander, Chief of Scheduling, 384th Air Refueling Squadron, McConnell AFB, Kan.
5.  July 2006 – August 2013, KC-135R/T Instructor Pilot, Flight Commander, 18th Air Refueling Squadron, McConnell AFB, Kan.
6.  August 2013 – August 2015, Executive Officer, Instructor Pilot, 336th Air Refueling Squadron, March ARB, Calif.
7. August 2015 – May 2016, Chief of Group Training, 452nd Operations Support Squadron, March ARB, Calif.
8.  May 2016 – June 2018, Operations Officer, Chief of Standardization/Evaluation, KC-135R Evaluator Pilot, 314th Air Refueling Squadron, Beale AFB, Calif.               
9. June 2018 – February 2020, KC-46 Training and Tactics Functional Area Manager, KC-135 Evaluator Pilot, Air Force Reserve Command, Robins AFB, Ga.             
10. February 2020 - Present, 349th Operations Group Commander, Travis Air Force Base, Calif.

 

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Air Medal with silver cluster and four oak leaf clusters
Aerial Achievement Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster
Meritorious Unit Award with silver cluster
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with valor device and silver cluster
Combat Readiness Medal with three oak leaf clusters
National Defense Service Medal
Afghanistan Campaign Medal with two service stars
Iraq Campaign Medal with three service stars
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal with service star
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Nuclear Deterrence Operations Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon with gold border, one silver cluster and four oak clusters
Air Force Longevity Service Award with four oak leaf clusters
Armed Forces Reserve Medal with “M” device
Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon

(Current as of July 2021)