Col. Gordon R. Meyer serves as the Deputy Commander for the 131st Bomb Wing, Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri. In this capacity, he is second in command of the National Guard's only B-2 Spirit stealth bomber wing, providing combat-ready Airmen for both state and federal missions. He is additionally responsible for the Air National Guard's B-2 and T-38 Talon aircraft operations.

Col. Meyer is a 1993 graduate of The Wichita State University with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology. He has an extensive background in aircraft maintenance from his time with the Kansas Air National Guard working on F-4, F-16, and B-1 aircraft. He received his commission with the Missouri Air National Guard’s 139th Airlift Wing in February 1995.

In April 1995, Col. Meyer was assigned to a command position as a Drill Status Guardsman for the 139th Logistics Support Flight. April 2002 joined the Advanced Airlift Tactics Training Center. During this time, he initiated the development and execution of the AATTC Night Vision Goggle Ground Operations Course in direct support to Operation Iraqi Freedom. Col. Meyer moved to the 139th Maintenance Group in 2005 and eventually commanded at the flight, squadron, and group levels, supervising the maintenance of C-130H aircraft. He deployed in support of operations Coronet Oak, Southern Watch, and several times for Operation Enduring Freedom. As the 139th Mission Support Group Commander, he participated in the initial planning and established ground support requirements for both the C-130H Weapons Instructor Course and the first ANG Open Skies Treaty location. Col. Meyer reenergized the Base Master Plan for the 139AW, setting the unit on course for relocation and expansion of all wing facilities. Col. Meyer then served as the Director of Staff for the Missouri Air National Guard and was the full time Air Advisor to the Adjutant General and the Assistant Adjutant General - Air. He was also responsible for all MONG Air Staff Oversight and planning for utilization of MOANG resources for domestic operations. Prior to his current position, the colonel served as the Vice Commander, 139th Airlift Wing, Rosecrans Municipal Airport, St. Joseph, Missouri.

1993 Bachelor of Science, Industrial Technology, The Wichita State University, Kan.
1995 Academy of Military Science, McGhee Tyson Air Force Base, Tenn.
1995 Aircraft Maintenance Officer Course, Shepherd AFB, Texas
1999 Aircraft Mishap Investigation Course, Kirtland AFB, N.M.
2001 Squadron Officers Course, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2002 Air Force Readiness Lab Night Vision Goggle Training Course, Advanced Airlift Tactics Training Center, Mo.
2004 Joint Night Vision Goggle Instructor Course, Hill AFB, Utah
2005 Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala., by correspondence
2007 Conventional Munitions Accountability Course, Shepherd AFB, Texas
2008 Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala., by correspondence
2010 Senior Leadership Maintenance Course, Andrews AFB, Md.
2011 Advanced Joint PME, Norfolk, Va.
2013 Logistics Readiness Officer Course, Lackland AFB, Texas
2014 USAF Incident Management Course, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2014 Domestic Operations Personnel Senior Leader Course, Camp Robinson, Ark.
2015 Level IV Antiterrorism Executive Training, McLean, Va.
2017 Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.

1. September 1983–January 1995, Aircraft Mechanic, 184th Tactical Fighter Group, McConnell Air Force Base, Kan.
2. February 1995–April 1995, Logistics Officer, 139th Logistics Support Flight, Rosecrans MAP, St. Joseph, Mo.
3. April 1995–September 2003, Commander, 139th Logistics Support Flight, Rosecrans MAP, St. Joseph, Mo. (Dec 2001–Mar 2002, Maintenance officer, 363rd EMS, Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
4. September 2003–January 2008 Commander, 139th Maintenance Operations Flight, Rosecrans MAP, St. Joseph, Mo. (October 2004–December 2004, Maintenance Officer, 774th EMS Karshi-Khanabad Air Base, Uzbekistan), (September 2005–December 2005, Maintenance Officer, 376 EMS, Manas Air Base, Kyrgyzstan)
5. January 2008–November 2008, Commander, 139th Maintenance Squadron, Rosecrans MAP, St. Joseph, Mo.
6. November 2008–October 2013, Commander, 139th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Rosecrans MAP, St. Joseph, Mo. (May 2009–July 2009, Maintenance Officer, 455EMS, Bagram, Afghanistan)
7. October 2013–October 2018, Commander, 139th Mission Support Group, Rosecrans MAP, St. Joseph, Mo.
8. October 2018–May 2021, Missouri Air National Guard Director of Staff, Jefferson City, Mo.
9. May 2021–February 2023, Vice Commander, 139th Airlift Wing, Rosecrans MAP, St. Joseph, Mo.
10. February 2023–Present, Deputy Commander, 131st Bomb Wing, Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo.

Legion of Merit
Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters
Air and Space Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster
Air and Space Achievement Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Air and Space Outstanding Unit Award with five oak leaf clusters
Air and Space Organizational Excellence Award
Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters
National Defense Service Medal with star device
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Afghanistan Campaign Medal with two star devices
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Air and Space Expeditionary Service Ribbon with gold frame and two oak leaf clusters
Air and Space Longevity Service Award with six oak leaf clusters
Armed Forces Reserve Medal with gold hourglass, ‘M’ and number two device
USAF NCO PME Graduate Ribbon
Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon with star device
Air and Space Training Ribbon
NATO Medal

Missouri NG Expeditionary ribbon with oak leaf cluster
Missouri NG State Emergency Ribbon
Louisiana Emergency Service Medal
Kansas National Guard Service ribbon with sunflower device

Second Lieutenant February 23, 1995
First Lieutenant February 3, 1997
Captain March 18, 1999
Major March 11, 2003
Lieutenant Colonel February 22, 2008
Colonel January 15, 2014

(Current as of August 2023)