Douglas L. Loverro is the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Space Policy in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Policy). Previously, he has been Executive Director, Space and Missile Systems Center, Air Force Space Command, Los Angeles Air Force Base. Loverro is credited with a list of accomplishments including: invention of the supersonic chemical oxygen-iodine laser; initiation of the Air Force's Global Broadcast Service; and establishing the foundation for all global positioning system modernization. In 2002, Loverro was selected by the Under Secretary of the Air Force to lead the Future Imagery Architecture program. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from the U.S. Air Force Academy.