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Gary Myers, Jr.

Aug. 10, 2011

Name:  Gary D. Myers, Jr.

Hometown:  San Antonio, Texas

Favorite Meal:  I love Tacos

Favorite Team Growing Up:  Nebraska Cornhuskers

Favorite Player Growing Up:  Eric Crouch

You Would Be Surprised To Know That:  I taught myself how to play the piano.  I’m still a novice, but it will be my hobby after football

To Relax I Like To:  Listen to piano music and put my feet in my foot massager, my most prized possession purchased with my 2/C loan

Right Now My Service Selection Would Be:  Navy Pilot/NFO

What Has Surprised Me About The Academy Is:  How tough it is to make it!! You have to surround yourself with positive people who are trying to accomplish the same things as you or you will not make it.

After My Service Commitment I Hope To Be:  A Father of seven and to change the lives of many

If I Could Eat Dinner With Anyone In History It Would Be:  Ulysses S. Grant

My Favorite Coach Niumatalolo Saying Is:  “This stuff is hard, if you can’t take it go play intramural badminton or something”

If I Could Be Anyone In History I Would Be:  Nelson Mandela, because he changed the world.

In High School I Dreamed Of Being:  The owner of a hotel/casino

If I Could Trade Places With One Of My Teammates It Would Be:  Travis Keating (student coach), because His swag is unparalled and he can approach any woman with unmatched confidence despite being rejected multiple times.



If I Could Be A Coach For A Day I Would:  Cancel practice and let everyone eat popsicles and play with a beach ball in a hockey rink like they did on the Mighty Ducks. 

When My Parents Are In Town I Like To:  Tell stories and hear their stories. Just be in their company. Family is Everything!!!

On My IPod Is:  Some soothing piano music, Nas, Jay-Z, Big-Krit, Blink 182 and the Rutles

My Favorite Summer Vacation Was:  When my whole family met up in Vegas for July 4th a few years back.

My Favorite Meal In King Hall Is:  I like most of the meals. I just always hope they have juice at the tables instead of that horrible green tea they put out sometimes.

My First Thought Stepping On The Yard Was:  Well I can’t quit so I might as well smile.

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