David Wallace is a Colonel in the United
States Army. He is currently assigned as
Professor and Head, Department of Law, United States Military Academy, West
Point, New York. He has served 15 years
on the faculty at West Point. His
education includes: B.A.
(Carnegie-Mellon University); J.D. (Seattle University School of Law); M.(S)
B.A. (Boston University); LL.M. (Judge Advocate General’s School of the U.S.
Army); and M.A. (U.S. Naval War College).
In addition to his assignment at West Point, he has also served at a
Deputy Staff Judge Advocate (Fort Bliss, Texas); Assistant/Associate Professor
at the Judge Advocate General’s School of the Army (Charlottesville, Virginia);
Trial Attorney, Contract Appeals Division, United States Army Legal Service
Agency (Arlington, Virginia); Trial Counsel and Legal Assistance Attorney, 3rd
Infantry Division (Kitzingen,
Germany); and Public/Civil Affairs Officer, 81st Infantry Brigade (Seattle
Washington). Colonel Wallace deployed to
Afghanistan in 2004 and 2010 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. In 2004, he served as a member of an
implementation team working to establish the National Military Academy of
Afghanistan (NMAA). In 2010, he returned
to NMAA as the Senior Legal Mentor.
Colonel Wallace is married (Gwenn) and has three children (Olivia, Eric,