POMEROY — Dr. Rob Wyatt of Middleport will be speaker at the annual Veterans Day service of Drew Webster Post 39, American Legion, to be held at 11 a.m. Monday in front of the Meigs County Court House.
Special music for the observance will be provided by the Southern High School marching band, directed by Chad Dodson. The Rev. James Keesee of Victory Baptist Church of Middleport will be participating in the service to which the public is invited.
Dr. Wyatt is a 1992 graduate of Meigs High School, a 1996 graduate of Ohio University, and a 2000 graduate of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He was commissioned into the United States Air Force in February of 1996 under the Health Professions Scholarship program. and served in the USAF Reserve from 1996 to May 2000 at which time he entered active duty. His duty stations included Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas; Malmstrom Air Force Base, Great Falls, Montana; and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, Ohio.
He served in Iraq during 2008, with the United States Army’s 1835th Medical Detachment of the 56th Medical Battalion, 62nd Medical Brigade. While in Iraq, Dr. Wyatt acted as the officer in charge of the Combat Stress Control unit at Camp Taji. He left the military in October 2009 as a Major.
Dr. Wyatt currently resides in Middleport with his wife, Marcy, and son, Brennan, and works as the medical director for Tri-County Mental Health in Athens.