Col Dave Casmus

colcasmusDave Casmus served over 24 years in the United States Army and retired as a Colonel in 2001. He served in Operation Urgent Fury (Grenada), Operation Southern Watch (Saudi Arabia), and Operation Noble Safeguard (Israel). His varied assignments include duties as Chief of Staff, 32d Army Air and Missile Defense Command, Fort Bliss, TX, Commander, 35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade (Fort Bliss, TX) and 94th Air Defense Artillery Brigade (Darmstadt, Germany), ACofS G5 and Commander, 2d Battalion 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 101st Airborne Division. He was the Military Aide to Vice Presidents Dan Quayle & Al Gore from January 1991 to June 1993, as a Major he was a Brigade and Battalion Operations Officer and Battalion Executive Officer in Germany. As a Company Grade Officer, was the Aide de Camp to the Commanding General, an instructor and a Doctrine Writer at the US Army Air Defense School; led ADA Platoons and commanded an ADA Battery in the 82d Airborne Division (Fort Bragg, NC). He currently serves as the Honorary Colonel of the 94th Air Defense Regiment. After retirement from the US Army he was a Business Development Senior Manager for the Raytheon Company for 10 years, and now is President of a successful consulting company in El Paso, Texas. Dave earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Canisius College (Buffalo, NY) and a Master Degree in Management from Webster University (St. Louis, MO).