Loyd (Trey) P. Rhiddlehoover III
Trey Rhiddlehoover joined the Board of SLDN in June 2012. He received his commission in the United States Navy from the United States Naval Academy in 1989. After graduating he served onboard the USS Reeves (CG-24) stationed out of Yokosuka Japan and Pearl Harbor, HI where he earned his Surface Warfare Officer designation after this first tour to the Persian Gulf. Mr. Rhiddlehoover’s first shore duty was the Naval Computer and Telecommunications Command where he excelled in the information technology field. His next duty station was the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command where he changed his career field to continue to pursue IT related assignments. After 4 years in Washington DC, Mr. Rhiddlehoover was assigned as the N5 (Plans Officer) for the Naval Computer and Telecommunications Area Master Station in Naples IT responsible for all new Navy telecommunications, information systems, and information technology installations in Europe and the Middle East. His last duty assignment was the Defense Information Systems Agency and he left active duty in February 2001.
Today, Mr. Rhiddlehoover is the Vice President of the Mission Support Services for Solers a software and systems integration company in the DC area that provides advanced engineering and integration to a wide variety of Department of Defense, Intelligence Community, and federal government organizations. Mr. Rhiddlehoover is one of the original founders of USNA Out, the unofficial GLBT chapter for the Naval Academy and recently served on the Board of Directors for the USNA Alumni Association’s Greater Washington Chapter, one of the largest USNA alumni chapters in the country where he was responsible for academy awareness events to help parents and students in the Metro DC area learn more about U.S. Naval Academy and the admissions process. He has a B.S. in General Engineering from USNA, a M.A. in National Security from Georgetown University, and completed the Naval War College seminar program.
Today Mr. Rhiddlehoover lives in Washington, DC.