David retired from the United States Air Force on 31 December 2015 after over 30 years of service and achieving the rank of Brigadier General.  During his career, he served in a wide variety of tactical and fixed communications, information technology, acquisition, space and cyberspace operations positions.  He commanded at the squadron and group level and was a vice wing commander.  His staff assignments include the Joint Staff, Air Combat Command and Joint Forces Command.  In addition, he deployed to Honduras, Saudi Arabia and Qatar.  Most recently, David was the Director of Communications, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.  He previously served as the Director of Command, Control, Communications and Computer Systems and the Chief Information Officer for Joint Forces Command, Norfolk, Virginia.  In addition, David served for 15 months in Qatar as the Director of Communications, Air Forces Central, with responsibility for communications, computer, and air traffic control and landing systems supporting the Combined Air Operations Center and all Air Force communications and network systems across the Central Command Area of Responsibility.  David has broad experience with cyberspace security and operations, cloud strategies and migrations, mobility solutions, data center operations and maintenance, and space systems operations and acquisition. His full military bio is at:

David received his commission as a distinguished military graduate from Auburn University’s Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps program in 1985.  He has a Bachelors’ degree in electrical engineering from Auburn University and a Masters of Science in Business from National-Louis University.  He attended the Army’s Command and General Staff College as well as the Air Force’s Air War College.