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MAJ James Metz

US Army
Army Branch:
Field Artillery

Contact Information:
Office Location: 5409
Phone: 845.938.3094

MAJ James Metz is a field artillery officer who started his military career as an electronic warfare operator in the USMC. He has deployed to the Persian Gulf in support of Operation Desert Storm, Korea, the Philippines, and most recently to Iraq as a BN fire support officer.  His graduate research examined spatial relationships and the role of fire in old-growth pine forests in the southern Cascades, CA, and fluvial geomorphic mapping of a state park in Maryland.  His academic interests include glacial and fluvial geomorphology, fire ecology in western forests, and geographic education. MAJ Metz teaches EV203 (Physical Geography) ​