Steve Redifer

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Mr. Redifer is the Director of the Homeland Defense and Security Information Analysis Center. His experience includes emergency management, national security affairs, survivability/vulnerability, directed energy weapons, and space systems operations.

Mr. Redifer served over 27 years in the U.S. Marine Corps, retiring at the rank of Colonel. During that time, he commanded the Marine Corps’ Chemical-Biological Incident Response Force and Region 8 (Central Europe/Balkans), Marine Corps Embassy Security Group. His staff experience includes tours at Headquarters Marine Corps as well as serving in the office of the Director, Operational Test and Evaluation. Mr. Redifer’s combat tours include Operation Restore Hope, Mogadishu, Somalia and Operation Iraqi Freedom, Fallujah, Iraq.

Mr. Redifer holds an M.S. in Applied Physics and an M.S. in Space Systems Operations from the Naval Postgraduate School, a Master of Strategic Studies from the Air War College, and a Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering from Auburn University.

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