Brig. Gen. Steven Salazar retired from the U.S. Army in 2012 following 32 years of enlisted and commissioned service. His last active duty assignment was as director, joint development, Joint Staff J7, where he led the Department of Defense’s concept development and experimentation program. Brig. Gen. Salazar also served as commanding general, Joint Multinational Training Command, U.S. Army Europe, where his principle focus was the training of U.S., NATO, and other contributing forces in Afghanistan, and as commanding general, Coalition Army Advisory Team-Iraq, where he was responsible for the development of a self-sustaining Iraqi Army.
Brig. Gen. Salazar is a graduate of the United States Military Academy, West Point, NY, and the Australian Command and General Staff College’s Management program. He earned a master’s degree in strategic studies, graduating with honors from the U.S. Army War College. Brig. Gen. Salazar is also a distinguished honor graduate of U.S. Army Ranger Course 3-83.
Since retiring from the U.S. Army, Mr. Salazar has served as vice president of international marketing for DynCorp International’s DynGlobal Group. Mr. Salazar has deep experience in Europe, the Middle East, and northern Africa, and is a foreign military sales expert. Currently Mr. Salazar serves as Zenith Quest Corporation’s chief strategy officer.