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Stephen Read Hanmer,, American federal official. Decorated Legion of Merit, Bronze Star; recipient Meritorious Civilian Service medal United States Department Defense, 1981, Secretary of Defense medal, 1987, Senior Executive Service Distinguished Executive award, 1988, Secretary State Superior Honor award, 1993, Distinguished Honor award Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, 1993.


Hanmer,, Stephen Read was born on August 15, 1933 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Son of Stephen Read and Mary Virginia (Marchant) Hanmer.


Bachelor of Science in Physical, Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, 1955; Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering, Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University of Southern California, 1964.


Second in command Lieutenant, United States Army, 1956; major, United States Army, 1965; lieutenant colonel, United States Army, 1968; commanding officer 6th battalion, 32d Artillery, United States Army, Republic of Vietnam, 1968; colonel, United States Army, 1975; retired, United States Army, 1977; associate professor department mechanics, United States Military Academy, 1964-1967; defense plans division staff member, United States Mission to North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Brussels, 1978-1981; director theater nuclear force policy, Office of Secretary, Department Defense, Washington, 1981-1984; principal deputy assistant secretary International Security Policy, Department Defense, Washington, 1984-1985; ambassador, deputy head United States delegate, Strategic Arms Reduction Talks, 1985-1987; ambassador, chief United States delegate, Strategic Arms Reduction Talks, 1988-1989; deputy director, Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, 1989-1993; assistant to president, Kaman Sciences Corporation, Alexandria, Virginia, 1993-1998.


Member St. Andrews Society Washington (secretary 1995-1996, vice president 1997, 2004, president 2006), American Legion Post#18 (Commander 2010), Sertoma Club (board directors 1977), American Defense Preparedness Association.


Married Lois Eileen Boteler, June 25, 1955. Children: Susan Eileen Hanmer Alexander, Stephen Read III, Sara Lynn.

Stephen Read Hanmer,

Mary Virginia (Marchant) Hanmer,

Lois Eileen Boteler

Susan Eileen Hanmer Alexander Hanmer,

Sara Lynn Hanmer,

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