Dr. John M. Moeller

John M. Moeller is a native of Elgin, Illinois.  Following graduation from Elgin High School, he attended the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York.  He graduated from West Point in 1980 and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.


John spent almost 23 years on active duty in the United States Army.  His assignments included Germany, Korea, Fort Carson (Colorado), Fort Indiantown Gap (Pennsylvania), Fort Hood (Texas), Washington, D.C., and Egypt.


John retired from active duty as a Lieutenant Colonel in February 2003.  That same month he joined the federal government as a Department of the Army civilian. His first assignment was that of Chief of the Management Support Office at Headquarters, U.S. Army Installation Management Command (IMCOM) in Arlington, Virginia.  Following attendance at the National War College from 2006-2007, John was assigned as the Deputy to the Garrison Commander of Fort Meade, Maryland from 2007 until 2019.  During this time he volunteered to deploy with the Civilian Expeditionary Workforce, and served as the Garrison Manager of Kandahar Airfield in Afghanistan from 2016-2017.  In December 2019 John became the Deputy to the Garrison Commander of Fort Belvoir, Virginia.


Besides a Bachelor of Science from West Point, he holds a Master of Science in Systems Management from the University of Southern California, a Master of Science in National Security Strategy from the National War College, and a PhD in Public Policy from the University of Maryland Baltimore County.  His military and civilian awards include the Legion of Merit and the Superior Civilian Service Medal.