TOPIC – The Fiscal 2016 Space Budget Submission and the Future of Space Defense Programs
Maj. Gen. Roger Teague
A graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy, Gen. Teague’s has held a broad range of assignments related to acquiring, operating and supporting space control, missile warning, and communications systems. He has commanded at the squadron, group and wing levels and served on the staffs at Air Force headquarters.
He commanded the 4th Space Operations Squadron at Schriever Air Force Base in Colorado, where he led his unit during launch, test and operational activation of three Milstar communications satellites. He also commanded the Space-Based Infrared Systems (SBIRS) Space Group and the SBIRS Wing, leading development, launch, test, and on-orbit checkout of the final Defense Support Program satellite, the first two SBIRS polar orbiting payloads, and the first SBIRS geosynchronous satellite. He served as Vice Commander, Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, and prior to his current assignment, he was the Director of Strategic Plans, Programs and Analyses, Headquarters Air Force Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado.