Lieutenant Colonel Rob Beckenhauer
U.S. Air Force Fellow
Lieutenant Colonel Rob Beckenhauer is a mobility pilot with over 3,300 hours in the C-17, KC-135, and C-37, including 1000 combat hours supporting world-wide operations for multiple commands and theaters. He completed a joint tour at U.S. Central Command as the Political/Military Affairs Chief for Lebanon and then Branch Chief for the Levant, Egypt, and Iraq, before commanding a Contingency Response Squadron postured to rapidly deploy in support of combat and humanitarian operations throughout the Indo-Pacific theater. He most recently served as Executive Officer to the Commander, Air Force District of Washington. Lieutenant Colonel Beckenhauer holds a B.S. in Behavioral Science from the U.S. Air Force Academy, two M.S. degrees in Military Studies from American Military University and Air University with an emphasis in Air Power and Political Affairs Strategy, respectively, and has completed Joint and Combined Warfighting School at the Joint Forces Staff College.