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David Haight (Army)

  • Stuttgart, DE

About David Haight Army

A career officer with the United States Army, David Haight holds a bachelor of arts in history from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah; a master of arts in national security and strategic studies from the United States Naval Command and Staff College in Newport, Rhode Island; and a master of science in national security studies from the United States Army War College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Over the course of his military career, David Haight has commanded airborne and ranger units from Fort Bragg, North Carolina to Fort Lewis, Washington, and an infantry brigade at Fort Drum, New York. Additionally he was the executive assistant to the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff in Washington, DC.

Mr. Haight ultimately ascended to the rank of major general and commanded large forces domestically and abroad. He most recently served as director of operations for United States European Command (USEUCOM) in Stuttgart, Germany. This position placed him in charge of the planning and execution of all joint military operations in the 52 countries that comprise USEUCOM. He was also required to coordinate daily with NATO and a variety of US government agencies.

Work experience

Jun 2015Present

Director of Operations (J3) US European Command

US Army
Nov 2013Oct 2014

Deputy Commanding General in Regional Command – East (RC-E)

US Army
Jul 2012Nov 2013

Deputy Commanding General of the US Army’s Maneuver Center of Excellence (MCoE)

US Army


Aug 2006Jun 2007

MS National Security Studies

US Army War College
Aug 1997Jun 1998

MA - National Security and Strategic Studies

US Naval Command and Staff College
Sep 1980Dec 1985


Brigham Young University