LEADERSHIP
Major General John V. Meyer, III graduated from the Virginia Military Institute (VMI) in 1993 and was commissioned into the Armor Branch.MG Meyer has served in a variety of positions throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. He has commanded the 2d Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment and the 2d Cavalry Regiment. He has also served as the Deputy Commanding General (Maneuver), 4th Infantry Division.MG Meyer’s staff assignments include service as the Director of Training, G3, U.S. Army Forces Command; Executive Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; and most recently, as the G3, U.S. Army Europe and Africa.MG Meyer holds a degree in history from VMI and is a graduate of the U.S. Army’s School of Advanced Military Studies and the U.S. Naval War College. His awards include operational campaign medals for Southwest Asia, Iraq, and Afghanistan.

Major General John V. Meyer, III

Major General John V. Meyer, III graduated from the Virginia Military Institute (VMI) in 1993 and was commissioned into the Armor Branch.MG Meyer has served in a variety of positions throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. He has commanded...
CSM Jon Noyes

CSM Derek Noyes

Command Sergeant Major Derek Noyes, a native of Amarillo, Texas, enlisted in the Army in July 1996 and attended One Station Unit Training at Fort Knox, Kentucky as an Armor Crewman. CSM Noyes has held every leadership position in the armor and...
Brigadier General Niave F. Knell is from Milford, Massachusetts. She was commissioned in 1992 at the United States Military Academy, West Point, New York, where she also received a Bachelor of Science degree in Comparative Politics. Her military schooling includes the Military Police Officer Basic Course, Military Police Officer Advanced Course, United States Army Command and General Staff College, United States Army School of Advanced Military Studies, and National War College. In addition to her bachelor’s degree, her civilian education includes a Master of Science degree in Business and Organizational Security Management from Webster University, a Master of Advanced Military Studies degree from the United States Army Command and General Staff College, and a Master of Science in National Security Strategy from National War College.BG Knell’s previous duty assignments include Platoon Leader, 92d Military Police Company, Darmstadt, Germany; Battalion S1, 709th Military Police Battalion, Hanau, Germany; Assistant Operations Officer, 709th Military Police Battalion, Tuzla, Bosnia; Battalion S4, 519th Military Police Battalion, Fort Polk, Louisiana; Commander, 204th Military Police Company, Fort Polk, Louisiana; Provost Marshal Operations Officer, Fort Polk, Louisiana; Senior Observer/ Controller, 3rd Battalion, 5th Brigade, 78th Division (TS), Fort Meade, Maryland; Assistant Operations/IHP Police Training Officer, 42d Military Police Brigade, Baghdad, Iraq; Brigade S3, 42d Military Police Brigade, Fort Lewis, Washington; Plans Officer, 3rd Army (ARCENT), Ft McPherson, Atlanta; Commander, 22d Military Police Battalion (CID), Baghdad, Iraq and Fort Lewis, Washington; Deputy Brigade Commander, 42d Military Police Brigade, Bagram, Afghanistan and Fort Lewis, Washington; Chief of Operations, Army Operations Center, Pentagon; Commander, 14th Military Police Brigade; and Chief of Staff, U.S. Army North.

Brigadier General Niave F. Knell

Brigadier General Niave F. Knell is from Milford, Massachusetts. She was commissioned in 1992 at the United States Military Academy, West Point, New York, where she also received a Bachelor of Science degree in Comparative Politics...
Colonel Terry R. Tillis is a native of Sanford, Florida, and began his military career upon graduation from the University of Central Florida as an Armor Officer. His first assignment was to Fort Benning, GA where he served in 2nd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division as a plans officer, Tank, and Mortar Platoon Leader.Following attendance at the Infantry Captains Career Course, Colonel Tillis has served in several command and staff positions including Assistant Operations Officer, 3rd Battalion, 67th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division Fort Hood, TX; Tank Company Commander, C CO 3-67 AR; Company OC/T, Operations Group (Tarantula Light Infantry TF) Fort Irwin, CA; APMS and Battalion XO for the University of Southern California; Military Transition Team Chief and Operations Officer, 3rd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division; Squadron Operations and Executive Officer, 2/11 ACR; Regimental Operations Officer, 11th ACR Fort Irwin, CA; Squadron Executive Officer OC/T, Operations Group (TF4 Cavalry Squadron) Fort Polk, LA; Aide de Camp to the Commanding General, TRADOC Fort Eustis, VA; Commander, 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, CO; 4th Infantry Division ACoSG-5 Plans Officer; and 2nd Infantry Division ACoSG-3 Operations Officer.

COL Terry R. Tillis

Colonel Terry R. Tillis is from Sanford, Florida, and began his military career upon graduation from the University of Central Florida commissioned as an Armor Officer. His first assignment was to Fort Benning, GA where he served in 2nd Battalion,...
1st Infantry Division Chief of Staff Colonel Brandon "Bull" Smith

Chief of Staff COL Brandon "Bull" Smith

COL Brandon Smith was born and raised in Danville, Virginia. He is a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute with a Bachelor of Arts degree History and received his commission through ROTC in 1996...