Arnel David

Arnel David is a US Army Civil Affairs officer stationed at Joint Base Lewis McChord, WA. He is currently serving as the battalion executive officer for the 84th Civil Affairs Battalion and has multiple combat and operational tours to the Middle East, Central Asia, and Pacific. He holds a BA from the University of North Florida, an MA in International Relations from University of Oklahoma, and an MMAS in Conflict, Security, and Development from the US Army Command & General Staff College Local Dynamics of War Scholar’s Program. He was recently selected to serve as a fellow in the Chief of Staff of the Army Strategic Studies Group.

Now, more than ever, the nation requires the Army to make fundamental changes to ensure it is prepared for the complex challenges of the future.