LTC Bingham

Lieutenant Colonel David Bingham attended the University of California at Santa Cruz from 1986-1990 and graduated with a BA in History.  On May 31, 1990 he was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Aviation Branch of the United States Army.  He met his wife, Crystal, while attending flight school and married her on October 17, 1992. They have two sons, Ryan and Jack.


University of California at Santa Cruz: BA in History

Embry-Riddle University: Masters in Aeronautical Science

Military Education & Schools (in order of completion)

Airborne School;  Rotary Wing Aviator School, Aviation Officer Basic Course, Air Assault School,  Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Leader’s Course,  Arctic Survival Course, Aviation Officer Advanced Course, Joint Firepower Course, Command and General Staff College

Duty Assignments and Locations

1991-1992 Officer Basic Course and Flight School at Fort Rucker, Alabama
1992-1994 Aero-scout Platoon Leader and Assistant S3, 4/9 Cavalry Squadron, 6th Infantry Division (Light), Headquarters Company Executive Officer, Aviation Brigade at Fort Wainwright, Alaska
1995-1999 Assistant Brigade S4, Aviation Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Assistant S3, and F Troop Commander 1/7 Cavalry Squadron, 1st Cavalry Division at Fort Hood, Texas
2000-2001  G3 Aviation, 24th Infantry Division at Fort Riley, Kansas
2001-2004 Aviation Maintenance Trainer, Cavalry Trainer, and Senior Aviation Logistics Trainer at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, California
2004-2007 C Company, Aviation Intermediate Maintenance Commander, 10th Mountain Division (Light), Executive Officer 1-10 Attack Battalion and Assistant G3, 10th Mountain Division (Light) at Fort Drum, New York
Senior Aviation Trainer, Battle Command Training Program at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
Operations Officer and Deputy Commander, 1st Battlefield Coordination Detachment at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona
Combat Tours
2005-2006 Executive Officer, 1-10 Attack Battalion, 10th Mountain Division, Mosul, Iraq
2009-2010 Operations Officer, 1st Battlefield Coordination Detachment, Al Udeid Air Force Base, Qatar