Major General David Morris, US Army (Retired)

Advisory Board

David A. Morris, Advisory Board, commissioned as an Infantry officer in 1975 from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and subsequently served in Infantry and Special Forces assignments until 1984, including tours in the war in El Salvador, duty as the operations officer for an in-extremis force, and as a Special Forces instructor.

After 9/11, David returned to active duty as a Colonel, for Operation ENDURING FREEDOM, serving as the Deputy Commander of Special Operations Command Joint Forces Command (SOCJFCOM), and also leading a sensitive project for support to Special Operations Forces worldwide. He later deployed for Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, where he commanded the Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force Arabian Peninsula (CJSOTF-AP).

Promoted to Brigadier General in 2005, Morris served as the Deputy Commanding General of the US Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) (USACAPOC (A). Upon promotion to Major General he served as the Commanding General of USACAPOC (A) and had follow-on assignments as the Deputy Director of the Joint Capability Development Directorate (J8) at US Joint Forces Command (USJFCOM), and later as Director of the Joint Irregular Warfare Center, which included duties as the Department of Defense Executive Agent for Joint Urban Operations. David finished his active duty assignment as Special Assistant to the Chief of Staff of the Army, retiring in January 2012 with over 36 years of active and reserve service, with multiple combat deployments throughout Latin America and the Middle East.

As a civilian, David served in the intelligence community including the Central Intelligence Agency and the J2 Intelligence Directorates of USSOCOM, USEUCOM, and USJFCOM; he retired as a member of the Senior Intelligence Executive Service in 2008. From 2012-2014, David served as a Vice President at DynCorp International, focusing on Special Operations and Intelligence strategies and business development.



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