Battles and wars Vietnam War
Years of service 1966–1970?
|Battles/wars Vietnam War|
Other work Author
Name John Meyer
|Service/branch United States Army Special Forces - The Green Berets|
Unit 5th Special Forces Group, Military Assistance Command, Vietnam – Studies and Observations Group
Similar People Sam Walton, John T Walton, Billy Waugh, John F Kennedy, Aaron Bank
Allegiance United States of America
John stryker meyer vietnam war veteran
John Stryker "Tilt" Meyer (born January 19, 1946) is an American author and U.S. Army Special Forces combat veteran of service in covert reconnaissance with the Studies and Observations Group, also known as MACV-SOG. Meyer resides in California, since 1985, and has published two works of nonfiction related to his experiences in the Vietnam War.
- John stryker meyer vietnam war veteran
- Living history john stryker meyer
- Early life
- Military career
- US Army Special Forces
- Awards and decorations
- Published writings
Meyer's first book was a nonfiction memoir, first published in 2003, titled Across the Fence: The Secret War in Vietnam.
Living history john stryker meyer
Meyer attended Trenton State College.
Meyer enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1966. He was accepted into the United States Army Airborne School and became airborne qualified.
U.S. Army Special Forces
As U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War increased, the United States began deploying Special Forces "A-teams" (Operational Detachment Alpha, or ODA, teams) to Southeast Asia in support of counterinsurgency operations against the Viet Cong, North Vietnamese and other Communist forces.
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