Lieutenant Colonel David Brown began his Air Force career in 1992 after graduating from Sallisaw High School. He served as a Medical Services Journeyman (4A) at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas where he served 7 years in a variety of administrative functional areas. He then completed undergraduate and graduate education culminating with a Master Business Administration in 1999. He was selected for a commission into the Air Force Medical Service Corps in 2000. He was then selected for the Army Baylor Program in 2003 and completed a Masters Healthcare Administration in 2005. Lieutenant Colonel Brown is a Certified Professional in the American College of Healthcare Executives (F ACHE) and Project Management Professional (PMP). He has held a variety of positions at the squadron, group, wing, and joint levels and garnered awards and recognition across this spectrum. He has deployed three times in support of IRAQI FREEDOM AND Operation Enduring Freedom, and had two overseas short tours.