Dr. Arthur Charles Meiners Jr., Cmdr. SC, USN

Feb. 6, 2018 | By kgabel
83, passed away on Dec. 5, 2017. Meiners retired after 20 years of active service while serving as business and financial manager, Naval Supply Systems Command. He was a graduate of Rockhurst College and received his doctor of philosophy in business management from George Washington University. Duty assignments included: Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, during the Bay of Pigs; contracting officer, Philadelphia Naval Shipyard; supply officer, USS Guadalcanal (LPH 7); and purchase operations director, Naval Supply Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia. After retirement, at the request of the Secretary of the Navy, he taught acquisition streamlining for major Navy-buying organizations in Washington, District of Columbia and throughout the country. January/February 2018