John Galer

John Galer

John Galer is the Assistant Vice President for National Security Space at the Aerospace Industries Association, providing policy leadership and representing industry consensus on national security space matters.

John is a former active duty Air Force space operations officer experienced in leading dynamic teams in space operations, strategy, communications, and policy. During his career, he has served as a satellite operator and integrator and a trusted advisor and strategic communicator for chief executives in the Department of Defense, intelligence community, and U.S. Congress. In his last assignment, he was a Legislative Liaison for U.S. Strategic Command.

Galer holds a B.S. in Journalism from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an M.B.A. from Florida State University.