Col. (Ret.) David Fivecoat

Senior Facilitator

Over his 24 years in uniform, Col. David G. Fivecoat led men and women during contingency operations in Kosovo and Bosnia, three combat tours in Iraq, and a combat tour commanding a battalion in Afghanistan. He culminated his service by overseeing the gender integration of the US Army Ranger School. Since his retirement, David has continued to grow leaders as a speaker on leadership, grit, diversity, and inclusion. David holds a bachelor of science degree in military history from the United States Military Academy, a masters in military arts and science from the US Army Command and General Staff College, and a masters in national security strategy from the National War College. He was also the lead writer and editor for the US Army Field Manual 3-24.2, Tactics in Counterinsurgency, and has received numerous military awards and decorations.