Navy Biography

Rear Admiral Thomas P. Meek

Retired FEB2013

Rear Admiral Thomas P. Meek

Rear Adm. Meek became the director of Military Support for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency in July 2011.

A native of Michigan, Meek graduated from the University of Michigan in 1979, completed graduate school at Michigan State University in 1981, and was commissioned through Aviation Officer Candidate School in 1982. He is a 1995 graduate of both the Naval War College and the Joint Forces Staff College. 

Meek’s sea duty assignments include: Attack Squadron 165; Commander, U.S. 6th Fleet staff; and senior intelligence officer, USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75).

Shore duty assignments include: Fleet Ocean Surveillance Information Facility, Western Pacific in Japan; Commander, Task Group 168.0, an overt human intelligence collection organization in Washington D.C.; Intelligence detailer and placement officer at the Bureau of Naval Personnel; attaché assignments in Germany and Albania; deputy director of Intelligence at U.S Atlantic Fleet/Fleet Forces Command; assistant chief of Staff for Intelligence at U.S. Naval Forces Central Command/Commander, U.S. 5th Fleet; executive assistant to the Director of Naval Intelligence; and deputy chief of Staff/Director for Intelligence at U.S. Pacific Fleet.

Previous flag assignments include: deputy director for Customer Relationships at the National Security Agency in Fort Meade, Md.; senior intelligence officer at U.S. Southern Command in Miami; director of the National Maritime Intelligence Center in Washington D.C.; and commander, Navy Cyber Forces, Virginia Beach, Va.

Meek is the recipient of various individual, campaign and unit awards, including three Defense Superior Service Medals, three awards of the Legion of Merit, and the National Intelligence Reform Medal.

Updated: 3 February 2014