CPT David Danford, an Armor Officer, is currently an instructor for MX400, "Officership." He will teach DS 370, Strategy and Policy, starting in January of 2017. He is also the class of 2020 DSS department academic counselor. David previously served as a Division Battle Captain for the 4th Infantry Division and a Troop Commander in 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division. David earned a Master of Arts degree in Politics from the Van Andel School of Statesmanship at Hillsdale College. His areas of academic interest include political philosophy, American political thought, and strategy.