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Maj Gen David W. Eidsaune, USAF (Ret)

Chairman of the Board

Maj Gen David Eidsaune entered the Air Force in 1978 after graduation from the U.S. Air Force Academy. Following the completion of undergraduate pilot training in 1979, he served as an F-111 instructor and evaluator pilot at Cannon AFB, N.M., and F-4, F-111 and F-15 experimental test pilot at Edwards AFB, Calif. He has commanded at the squadron, group and wing levels, and was Vice Commander of Aeronautical Systems Center. During operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, he was a principal adviser to the Royal Saudi air force. The general also served as Commandant of the Air Force Institute of Technology (February 2003 - April 2005), Commander of the Air Force Security Assistance Center, and Commander of the Air Armament Center. During Operation Iraqi Freedom, he served as the principal adviser to the Commanding General, Multi-National Force - Iraq, on air component issues. Gen Eidsaune retired from active duty in December 2011 and joined the AFIT Foundation Board of Trustees as Chairman in 2013.

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