Military Department Staff 2018-2019
Commandant of Cadets
Major Steve Mayer is originally from Freehold, NJ and is a Graduate of The Citadel in South Carolina. During his military career he served as an Infantry Officer. Among his assignments were tours with 1st Bn 75th Ranger Regiment, 101st Air Assault Division, and West Point as an Instructor with the Department of Military Instruction, and a Tactical Officer (Co G-1, USCC). For the past 26 years, Major Mayer has served as Commandant of Cadets at three different military boarding schools. In this role he has been responsible for the morale, welfare, discipline, and military training of all cadets. He and his wife Caroline are happy to join the Lyman Ward team!