U.S. Secretary of Defense Representative in Europe
Richard B. Landolt is the Senior Civilian Representative of the Secretary of Defense in Europe and the Defense Advisor to the U.S. Ambassador to NATO in Brussels. He retired as a Rear Admiral in the U.S. Navy after 32 years of service as a Surface Warfare Officer. Before assuming his current position, Mr. Landolt was the Executive Director for Public Safety for the City of Mobile in Alabama. In this capacity, Mr. Landolt had oversight of the Police and Fire-Rescue Departments. He was also a Senior Analyst at the Center for Naval Analysis, a federally funded research and development center serving the Department of the Navy and other defense agencies.