Policies & Regulations of Operations
•National Air Space Integration
•COA Success Stories – How they did it
•Frequency Deconfliction & Management
Modularity & Interoperability
•Levels of Autonomy
•Autonomy, Navigation, Sense & Avoid
•Multi-Aircraft Control & Swarming
•Coastal & Environmental
•Police and Security
R&D of Future UAS
•Multi-Aircraft Control & Swarming
•Propulsion via Biofuels & Heavy Fuels
Steve Rehermann's details
Lieutenant Colonel Steve Rehermann (US Army, Retired) joined SELEX Galileo Inc. in July, 2010, as the Director, Security Assistance Solutions – Interagency. In this position he is responsible for all matters pertaining to the strategy, development, and plans for work with the US Government and other customers to build allied and friendly nation partnership capacity. Steve has more than 20 years of uniformed experience in matters pertaining to the Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Sub-Saharan Africa. In his last Army assignment, Steve served as the Military Assistant to the Deputy Director, Defense Security Cooperation Agency.
Steve was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant of Field Artillery in 1989 after graduation from the Reserve Officer Training Corps Program at the California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo. Assigned to the 7th Infantry Division (Light) at Fort Ord, California, Steve served as a Light Infantry Company Fire Support Officer and Howitzer Battery Executive Officer.
Subsequent to his attendance at the Field Artillery Officer Advanced Course in 1993, Steve was assigned to the 2nd Infantry Division in there Republic of Korea where he served as the Battalion Fire Support Officer, 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry (Air Assault).
Upon completion of his tour in Korea, Steve was reassigned to Fort Lewis, Washington where he served as a Light Infantry Battalion Fire Support Officer, Battalion Intelligence Officer, Brigade Targeting Officer, culminating as Commander, Battery C, 2nd Battalion, 8th Field Artillery Regiment (Automatic).
After relinquishing his command at Fort Lewis, Steve received orders to study the Thai language at the Defense Language Institute at Presidio of Monterey with onward assignment orders to the Defense Attaché Office, United States Embassy, Bangkok. During his assignment in the Kingdom of Thailand, Steve attended the Royal Thai Army Command and General Staff College and later served as the Force Development Officer at the Joint US Military Assistance Command – Thailand. During this assignment, he deployed to East Timor in support of the Royal Thai Army component of the United Nations International Force, East Timor (INTERFET).
Steve was assigned to Headquarters, Department of the Army in the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Defense Exports & Cooperation) in 2003 as the desk officer for Southeast Asia Programs. Later he assumed duties as Chief, Asia-Pacific Division. As Chief, Steve personally managed the Australia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, and Thailand portfolios, with special emphasis on export policy advocacy for coalition partners deploying to OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM – PHILIPPINES, and OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM.
In 2006, Steve was reassigned to the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) as the Country Program Director, Sub-Saharan Africa. In 2008, Steve was selected as the Military Assistant to the Deputy Director, DSCA. As Military Assistant, he aided the Deputy’s strategic management of significant security assistance programs for Afghanistan, Iraq, Lebanon, Mexico, and Pakistan. Steve retired from the Army in June, 2010.
Steve holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Engineering Technology from the California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo; a Master of Arts degree in Asian Studies (with certificate in Southeast Asian Studies) from the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa; and a Master of Arts degree in International Relations from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University. He is fluent in Thai and has limited proficiency in the Lao and Spanish languages.
Steve’s hobbies and interests include golfing, hunting & shooting sports, skiing, motorcycles, and travel. He currently resides in Falls Church, Virginia, with his wife and children.