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Meier was adept in the fields of linguistics and geology.
In 2275, during a survey of the planet Flyspeck, Leonard McCoy reassigned Meier from the linguistics department to conduct a full mineral survey aboard a shuttlecraft, particularly to search for iron ore deposits. While relaying the assignment, he picked Wes over fellow crewman Wilma Meier. (TOS novel: Doctor's Orders)
In 2276, both Wes and Wilma Meier were listed as names of "no show" passengers on the starliner Vega's list of 4,273 passengers. Subcommander tr'Annhwi seemed rather interested in "W. Meier" when he captured that vessel, as the same name appeared twice on the passenger list. (TOS novel: The Romulan Way)
- Wes and Wilma Meier served and traveled together, suggesting that they were either married or siblings.