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Rear Admiral Mark R. Myers

Rear Adm. Mark R. Myers is a native of Mission Viejo, California, and he holds a Bachelor of Arts in History with an interdepartmental specialization in Organizational Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a Juris Doctor with a certificate in Governmental Affairs from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. He was commissioned through the Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps student program in 1994. He is a graduate of the Air Command and Staff College and the National Defense University, Joint Forces Staff College.

Myers’ command tours include commanding officer of Navy Reserve (NR) U.S. Pacific Fleet Legal, and commanding officer of NR U.S. Fleet Forces Legal. His post-command tours include director of Fleet Support – Navy Reserve Law Program, and staff judge advocate of Navy Region Southeast Reserve Component Command, Fort Worth, Texas.

Prior Reserve assignments include staff judge advocate for the Navy Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officer Program; international and maritime counsel at U.S. Northern Command / North American Aerospace Defense Command; deputy legal and oceans policy advisor for the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations, Operations, Plans and Strategy; reserve deputy fleet judge advocate for Commander, U.S. 7th Fleet; and department head at Navy Legal Service Office Europe / Southwest Asia. 

Myers was mobilized as a legal advisor to the Office for the Administrative Review of the Detention of Enemy Combatants / Periodic Review Secretariat, and to Combined Joint Interagency Task Force 435, Bagram, Afghanistan. Myers’ initial active component assignments were at Naval Legal Service Office Northwest, Whidbey Island, Washington; Navy Personnel Command, Millington, Tennessee; and Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base, Fort Worth, Texas.

Myers previously was a member and Chief of Staff of the Secretary of the Navy National Navy Reserve Policy Board and a member of the Navy Reserve Policy Board. His personal awards include the Legion of Merit, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (four awards), Joint Service Commendation Medal (two awards), Navy-Marine Corps Commendation Medal (three awards), Navy-Marine Corps Achievement Medal (two awards) and the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal.


Last Updated: 14 November 2022


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