Dave Betz was assigned to 5th SFG (A) and served as the Senior Weapons Sergeant, Intelligence Sergeant, Operations Sergeant, First Sergeant, S-3 SGM and Company SGM. He was the Senior Enlisted Advisor for USSOCOM Special Operations Knowledge and Futures, CSM for 1/5 SFG (A), SOTF-North Iraq and the SOCCENT Cultural Engagement Group (CEG). CSM David Betz retired from the Army as the Joint Special Operations University Command Senior Enlisted Leader. He currently is a contractor in the private sector. Dave Betz’s education includes: Ranger School Class 12-84, the Special Forces Qualification Course, and the Keystone Course. He has a Bachelor of Science degree from Excelsior College and a Masters of Arts degree in Business Management and Leadership from Liberty University. He has served in numerous campaigns and deployments to include: Operation Desert Shield/Storm, Operation Restore Hope in Somalia, Haiti, Operations Iris Gold, Desert Spring, Desert Fox in Kuwait, Operation Enduring Freedom Afghanistan and Operation Iraqi Freedom I, II, III and V.