On May 24, CH Karen Meeker (2015-16 IWP Army War College Fellow) was promoted to the rank of Colonel at a prayer luncheon and promotion ceremony at her station at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany.
The ceremony was hosted by BG Dennis LeMaster, Commanding General of Regional Health Command Europe. Chaplain Sonny Moore gave an invocation and remarks, exhorting guests to smile, trust in the Lord, and work hard. CH Meeker's parents were also in attendance.
In her remarks, CH Meeker thanked her parents and mentors, and noted that it was an honor and a privilege to serve the wounded in her current role. She prayed that her colleagues would be renewed by the Lord to serve the mission of freedom.
CH (COL) Meeker is currently serving as Chief of Clinical Pastoral Care, Shepherd of Landstuhl, at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center with Regional Health Command Europe.
Above: CH (COL) Karen Meeker gives remarks at her promotion ceremony.