NAVAIR

Captain Steven T. Nassau

Captain Steven T. Nassau
Captain Steve Nassau hails from Columbia, Maryland and is a 1993 graduate of the University of Maryland with a Bachelors of Science in Aerospace Engineering.  Concurrently, he was commissioned through the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps at George Washington University.  He was designated a Naval Aviator in 1996.
 
Captain Nassau’s operational tours include Helicopter Antisubmarine Squadron THREE (HS-3) in Jacksonville, FL, Helicopter Antisubmarine Squadron FOURTEEN (HS-14) in Atsugi, Japan, and Helicopter Antisubmarine Squadron SIX (HS-6), in San Diego, CA.  As Executive Officer of HS-6, he guided the squadron through the transition from the SH-60F/H to the MH-60S and redesignation as Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron SIX (HSC-6).  Subsequently as Commanding Officer, Captain Nassau led the squadron through its first workup cycle in the new operating concept.  In addition to training a majority of the squadron to new mission areas, he led the fleet introduction of the 20 mm M197 fixed forward firing cannon.
 
His shore assignments include Air Test and Evaluation Squadron ONE (VX-1) and Air Test and Evaluation Squadron TWO ONE (HX-21) in Patuxent River, MD and the Joint Staff Strategic Plans and Policy Directorate (J-5) in Washington, DC.  After squadron command, Captain Nassau returned to the acquisition community with tours in PMA-261 Heavy Lift Helicopters and PMA-266 Navy and Marine Corps Multi-mission Tactical UAS program offices in Patuxent River, MD. 
 
Captain Nassau is a graduate of the United States Naval Test Pilot School (Class 120) and the Seahawk Weapons and Tactics Instructor School.  He also earned a Master’s of Science in Systems Engineering from Johns Hopkins University.
 
Captain Nassau’s personal awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal and the Meritorious Service Medal.  He has accumulated over 3500 flight hours in 33 type, model, series aircraft including over 3000 hours in H-60 helicopters.

Program Manager Platforms

C-26UC-35C-12C-130C-20C-37 / C-38C-40C-9