Geoffrey R. Downer, Director of Special Programs (Aviation), US Army Aviation and Missile Command
Leading about 175 civilian, contractor and military specialists at Fort Eustis, Virginia, Geoffrey Downer oversees aviation developments for both the US Army Special Operations Command (SOCOM) and the broader Army Aviation and Missile Command (AMCOM). He explained, “As AMCOM Director, Special Programs, I’m responsible for developing new technologies for the Army and SOCOM, whether classified or unclassified. As Program Executive Officer [PEO] Rotary Wing, I’m responsible for the rotary-wing portfolio from an acquisition standpoint for SOCOM. Our predominant customer is the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment.”
Learn more about Mr. Downer from Leadership Profile pages in January/February 2023 issue of Vertiflite magazine by Vertical Flight Society.
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