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Lieutenant General David L. Mann

Commander, JFCC-IMD
United States Strategic Command Seal

LTG David L. Mann assumed command of the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command and Joint Functional Component Command for Integrated Missile Defense in August 2013. He is a Distinguished Military Graduate of Gettysburg College after graduating from Millersville University in 1981. He has served in a variety of command and staff assignments, both in the continental United States and overseas.

Most recently, he served as Commanding General of the U.S. Army Recruiting Command at Fort Knox, KY, where he was responsible for more than 13,000 Soldiers and Civilians assigned throughout the United States, Europe and the Far East with the primary mission of meeting the Army's recruiting goals.

Previous command assignments include: Battalion Commander, 2nd Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, KY, where elements of the battalion deployed to Kosovo in support of Operation Joint Guardian; Brigade Commander, 108th Air Defense Artillery Brigade, XVIII Airborne Corps where he deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom; Commanding General, White Sands Missile Range, N.M.; and Commanding General, 32nd Army Air and Missile Defense Command.

Previous staff assignments include: Aide-de-Camp to the Commanding General, 24th Infantry Division (Mechanized), Fort Stewart, GA; Battalion Operations Officer, 1st Battalion, 3rd Air Defense Artillery (BSFV/Stinger), 4th Infantry Division (Mechanized) where he deployed to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, as part of Joint Task Force 160; Operations Research and Systems Analysis Officer, Directorate of Program Analysis and Evaluation, Pentagon; Aide-de-Camp to the Vice Chief of Staff, Army; Senior Planner with duty on the Operation Enduring Freedom Current Operations Team, the Joint Staff following the events of 9-11; Chief of Staff, U.S. Air Defense Artillery Center, Fort Bliss, Texas; Deputy Commanding General, U.S. Army Recruiting Command, Fort Knox.

LTG Mann holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering Management from George Washington University and a Master of Arts degree in National Security and Strategic Studies from the U.S. Naval War College.

His awards and decorations include the Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit (three oak leaf clusters), Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (four oak leaf clusters), Army Commendation Medal, Joint Service Achievement Medal (oak leaf cluster), Army Achievement Medal (oak leaf cluster), Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge, Recruiter Badge, and the Joint and Army Staff Identification Badges.

LTG Mann is married to the former Robyn M. Priester of Lancaster, PA. They have two children, Ryan, and his wife Christina, and Lauren, who is married to SFC Uili Allen, an Army recruiter. The Manns are also the proud grandparents of two grandsons, Te'o and Jackson, and a granddaughter, Kealani.

Current as of October 2013