“I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.” – John Adams
Andrew grew up in Fox River Grove Illinois, a northwest suburb of Chicago. From an early age he had a passion for flying, spaceflight, and politics thanks to his teachers, his mother, and the “Windy City Balloon Port”. In the fifth grade he proudly described himself as a “Reaganite”. Andrew graduated high school June 10th, 1990 and on June 11th, his 18th birthday, left home to enlist with the Navy.
Mr. Gasser spent 20 years of service in the world’s greatest Navy and Air Force as both an enlisted man and an officer. Andrew made three deployment’s on our nation’s flagship, the USS America (CV-66) as well as deploying to Afghanistan in support of our nation’s war on terror. His assignments culminated as being the Chief, Training Development bringing online the first syllabus awarding wings for the Air Battle Manager career field.
While on active duty Andrew has volunteered his time and efforts with every presidential campaign since 1996 as well as several congressional campaigns. After retiring from Air Force, Andrew plans to work full time advocating for space policy that is fiscally responsible, limited in government, and provides access to the free market.
Andrew enjoys watching football, playing soccer, days at the beach, monitoring space policy, and spending time with his children. Currently, Andrew resides in Washington DC.