Lt. Col. Eric Melloh, U.S. Army, was commissioned as a second lieutenant (Infantry) in May 1999. His operational assignments include the 25th Infantry Division, 3rd Infantry Division, 1st Cavalry Division and 1st Infantry Division. He commanded the 2nd Battalion, 70th Armor Regiment at Fort Riley, Kansas. Additionally, Lt. Col. Melloh taught army tactics at the Command and General Staff College. He has deployed in support of operations in Iraq, Europe, Sinai, Kuwait and Thailand. His education includes a bachelor’s degree from Sam Houston State University and master’s degrees from Central Michigan University and the U.S. Naval War College.