Lieutenant General David D. Halverson
Commander, U.S. Army Installation Management Command
and Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management
Lieutenant General David D. Halverson assumed duties on April 8, 2014, after serving as Deputy Commanding General for the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Eustis, Va., for almost two years.
LTG Halverson graduated from the United States Military Academy and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Field Artillery in June 1979.
LTG Halverson's first duty assignment was in the 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas, in 1979 where he served as a Battalion Reconnaissance Officer, Battery Fire Direction and Executive Officer and Battalion Adjutant. Since then, LTG Halverson served in various staff and leadership positions including command at every level from Battery to Post Command.
He attended the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, Calif., where he was awarded a Master of Science degree in Operations Research and Systems Analysis in 1989. He was then assigned as the Senior Military Analyst in the Joint Wargaming Division of the United States Southern Command in Panama.
He provided essential planning for military operations and Army budget development in positions such as the Chief of the Program Analysis Team in the Program Analysis and Evaluation Directorate, Office of the U.S. Army Chief of Staff. In June 2001, LTG Halverson became the Central Command J3, Chief of Plans and planned, coordinated, and executed war plans for OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM and OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM.
In August 2003, he assumed duties as the Deputy Assistant Commandant, US Army Field Artillery School, Fort Sill, Oklahoma. He then returned to central Texas to command the U.S. Army Operational Test Command from June 2004 until January 2005. Following that assignment, he served as the Deputy Commanding General (Support) for the 4th Infantry Division where he deployed for OIF 5/7. After his deployment in January 2007, he assumed duties as the Director of Operations, Readiness, and Mobilization for the G-3/5/7 until May 2008. He then served as Director of Force Development, G-8, until August 2009.
LTG Halverson's military education includes the Field Artillery Basic and Advanced Courses, the Armed Forces Staff College, the Army War College, and the British Higher Command and Staff College.
LTG Halverson's awards and decorations include the Distinguished Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Defense Superior Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Legion of Merit with four Oak Leaf Clusters, Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, Joint Service Commendation Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Commendation Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Achievement Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Joint Unit Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Staff Badge, and the Parachutist Badge.