Major Greer was commissioned via Officer Candidate Course 187 in December 2004 after graduating from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Aerospace Engineering. Upon finishing The Basic School, he reported for flight training and was designated a Naval Aviator in June of 2008. Receiving orders to Strike Fighter Squadron 125 in Lemoore, CA, he completed the F/A-18 Hornet transition syllabus in May 2009.
In July 2009, Major Greer joined Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 314 aboard Al Asad Airbase, Iraq. As a member of the Black Knights, he deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom 9.1 and to the Western Pacific as part of the Unit Deployment Program. With VMFA-314, Major Greer held the billets of S-1 Officer and Schedules Officer.
In November 2011, Major Greer was selected as part of the Personnel Exchange Program (PEP) to be the United States Marine Corps F/A-18 Exchange Officer to the Royal Canadian Air Force. Reporting to 4 Wing, Cold Lake, Alberta, Canada in December 2011, Major Greer was assigned to the operational 409 Tactical Fighter Squadron. During his tenure with the Nighthawks of 409, Major Greer served as Squadron Weapons and Tactics Officer, deploying to multiple overseas locations in support of NATO operations.
After selection by the Commandant’s Career-Level Education Board, Major Greer attended the Expeditionary Warfare School, Quantico, VA, completing the course in May 2015.
In the summer of 2015, Major Greer reported to Beaufort, SC, where he served as the Assistant Operations Officer for Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 122 and Marine Aircraft Group 31 Director of Safety and Standardization.
Major Greer’s personal awards include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (gold star in lieu of second award) and the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal.