Michael S. Repass is the Chief Executive Officer for Able Global Solutions LLC which he founded in 2013 after retiring from the Army. AGS focuses on international business development to match emerging technology and proven products with potential clients. AGS also examines trends and environments for strategic perspectives.
Mike Repass’ military career began in 1980 upon graduation from the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY. He served an infantry officer in multiple junior officer assignments including company commander. He subsequently spent over 30 years as a Special Forces officer. He commanded at every level in Special Forces from captain to major general. His tactical commands included assignments in the 5th Special Forces Group; Battalion Commander in 1st Special Forces Group in Japan, and commander of the 10th Special Forces Group. He served as the Commanding General, U.S. Army Special Forces Command.
Overseas assignments included Grenada and Egypt; tours with the NATO headquarters and the U.S Army Europe/7th Army, both in Heidelberg, Germany. He commanded the 1st Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group, in Okinawa, Japan. He commanded the Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force-Arabian Peninsula during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM for two combat tours. He twice served in Special Operations Command Europe in Stuttgart, Germany first as the Deputy Commander then as the Commanding General.
Mike Repass received a bachelor’s degree in science from the USMA in 1980 and a master’s degree in strategic studies in 2003. Military schooling includes the Infantry Officer Basic and Advance courses, Ranger, Airborne and Air Assault schools, Special Forces Qualification, Psychological Operations, Civil Affairs, and Regional Studies Courses, the Command and General Staff Officer’s Course, and the U.S Army War College.
His awards include: two Army Distinguished Service Medals , Defense Superior Service Medal, the Legion of Merit, two Bronze Stars, two Joint Meritorious Service Medals, four Meritorious Service Medals, five Army Commendation Medals, one Joint Service Achievement Medal, and two Army Achievement Medals; the Combat and Expert Infantryman’s Badge, Parachutist’s and Air Assault badges, and Ranger and Special Forces tabs. He has multiple foreign decorations, accomplishment badges, and honorary awards from the Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania, and Slovakia.
A native of West Virginia, Mike Repass is married to the former Linda L. Rainey from Sheboygan, Wisconsin. They reside in Orlando, Florida.