Col. Charles S. Galbreath
Deputy Chief Technology & Innovation Officer
United States Space Force
Colonel Charles Galbreath is the Deputy for the Chief Technology and Innovation Office. In this capacity he is responsible for the stand-up of a new office within the Headquarters Space Force staff responsible Science and Technology; Innovation and Digital Transformation; Enterprise Information Technology, Data, and Data Analytics; and Analysis.
Prior to his current assignment, Charles served in a variety of space operation, acquisition, test, and staff positions, including Deputy Director for Innovation and Prototyping, Deputy Director for Strategy and Plans in OSD Space Policy, Deputy Commander for the 30th Launch Group, Squadron Commander for Missile Defense Agency’s demonstration satellites, and program manager for advanced space control capabilities within SMC/SY. Col Galbreath also deployed as the Space Liaison to Headquarters International Security Assistance Force in Kabul, Afghanistan. He has a master’s degree in space operations from the Air Force Institute of Technology, was a Distinguished Graduate at Air Command and Staff College, and was an Air Force Fellow with the RAND Corporation.
He is an Acquisition Professional with Level III certification in Program Management and Test & Evaluation.
Start Here for Space: Digital Engineering Key to Future Spacecraft
Originally aired: February 23, 2022