Major General Dave L. Evans began his military career as a Private in the United States Marine Corps in 1968. During his career, he commanded at every level from platoon through division. His overseas assignments included a tour in Southwest Asia during Operation Desert Shield/Storm where he served as Operations Officer for an Enemy Prisoner of War Camp. In 1996 MG Evans served in Bosnia and Croatia as Operations Officer, Officer-In-Charge of Task Force Sava and Camp Commander, Slavonski Brod with the 1st Armored Division serving as part of the NATO Implementation Force (IFOR) during Operation Joint Endeavor. MG Evans’ military awards include the Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, NATO Medal, Kuwait Liberation Medal, and various other awards and decorations. He is a graduate of the US Army War College and the US Army Command and General Staff College.
MG Evans’ civilian education includes a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee and a Master of Public Administration Degree from Middle Tennessee State University. In his civilian career, MG Evans is retired and his last assignment was as the Director, Joint Management Office for the Joint Knowledge Development and Distribution Capability (Joint Staff J7), one of the three enabling capabilities for Training Transformation within the Department of Defense. Since retirement, Evans has been a candidate for Congress, volunteer in community organizations, President for Leadership Bedford and, most recently, served on the executive team in an advisory role for DigiPoint Solutions, Inc.
MG Evans is married to Patricia and they live in Wartrace, Tennessee.