Michael John Myers
Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army
a contemporary press report:
Michael John Myers, 76, a lieutenant colonel who retired in 1963 from the war plans division of the Army Materiel Command and continued there as a civilian war plans officer, died of cancer March 19, 2001, at his home in the Mount Vernon section of Alexandria, Virginia.
Colonel Myers was a native of Beaver Meadows, Penneylvania, and a graduate of the Army War College. Much of his career was served in the infantry. He fought in France during World War II and was awarded a Bronze Star and Purple Heart. He later served in Germany and Korea.
His other honors included Meritorious Service and Army Commendation medals.
He was a member of the Retired Officers Association and Disabled American Veterans.
Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Mary
Myers of Alexandria; five children, Kenneth Myers of Pensacola, Fla., Michael
Myers of Fredericksburg, Va., James Myers of Westborough, Mass., Cynthia
Weisner of Neptune Beach, Fla., and Christine Honeycutt of Woodbridge;
and seven grandchildren.