Marines

LTC David W. Preston

Military Faculty Advisor, Command & Staff College
Infantry Officer, 11A (USA)

Contact Information

Phone: (703) 784-6803
‚ÄčEmail: david.preston@usmcu.edu      david.w.preston2.mil@mail.mil

Civilian Education

  • B.A. (History), The Citadel, 2001
     

Military Education

  • Infantry Officer Basic Course, 2001
  • Ranger School, 2002
  • Infantry Captains Career Course, 2005
  • U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, 2012
     

Major Assignments

  • Platoon Leader/Company Executive Officer, 3-187 IN BN, 3/101 ABN DIV, (AASLT), Ft. Campbell, KY 
  • Company Commander, 1-504 PIR, 1/82nd ABN DIV, Ft. Bragg, NC 
  • Company Commander, 5th Ranger Training Battalion, Dahlonega, GA
  • Infantry Assignment Officer/Branch XO, Human Resources Command, Ft. Knox, KY
  • Battalion Operations Officer, 3/2 Infantry Battalion, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, Rose Barracks, Germany
  • Infantry HRM, Senior Leaders Division, HQDA (VCSA’s Office), the Pentagon 
  • Executive Officer to the Director of Force Management, HQDA G-3/5/7, the Pentagon
  • Battalion Commander, 2-87 IN BN, 2/10 MTN DIV (LI), Ft. Drum, NY 
     

Awards and Decorations

  • Bronze Star Medal w/ “V” Device
  • Bronze Star Medal w/ 4 oak leaf clusters
  • Meritorious Service Medal w/ 4 oak leaf clusters  
  • Senior Parachutist Badge 
  • Ranger Tab 
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