Colonel David P. Mauser
Colonel Mauser was commissioned as an Aviation Officer in May 1990 after completing ROTC at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. After flight school, Col. Mauser served with the 12th Aviation Brigade, Wiesbaden, Germany, where he performed as a flight platoon leader, company executive officer, and brigade assistant S-3. After completing the Aviation Officer Advance Course, Col. Mauser was assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division Support Command, 615th Aviation Support Battalion, Fort Hood, TX, where he served as the forward support platoon leader and Battalion S-3. Following the UH-60 qualification course, Col. Mauser commanded HHC, 2/227th Aviation Regiment. Following company command, Col. Mauser was assigned to the 2/309th Infantry Regiment, Fort Dix, NJ, and served as the senior Aviation Observer/Controller for 5th Training Support Brigade.
In 2001, Col. Mauser attended Civil Affairs training, and was assigned to A Company, 96th Civil Affairs Battalion (Airborne) in April 2002, where he performed as the Theater Liaison Officer. After graduating from Command and General Staff College, Col. Mauser commanded D Company, 96th Civil Affairs Battalion (Airborne), and served as the Executive Officer for the 96th Civil Affairs Battalion (Airborne), and the Brigade Civil Affairs Planning Team Chief. Col. Mauser commanded the 96th Civil Affairs Battalion (Airborne) from June 2008 through June 2010. Following Battalion Command, Col. Mauser served as the Deputy Commander, 95th Civil Affairs Brigade (Airborne). Col. Mauser most recent assignment was as the Deputy Director Village Stability National Coordination Center for the Combined Forces Special Operations Component Command-Afghanistan.
Col. Mauser is a graduate of the Aviation Captain’s Career Course, Civil Affairs Course, Joint Planners Course, Command and General Staff College, and the Army War College. Col. Mauser holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, a Master of Arts in Computer Resources and Information Management from Webster University and a Master of Strategic Studies from the Army War College.
Col. Mauser’s military awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal (1 OLC), Joint Service Commendation Medal (1 OLC), Army Commendation Medal (4 OLC), Army Achievement Medal (1 OLC), Afghanistan Campaign Medal (3 Stars), GWOT Expeditionary Medal, GWOT Service Medal, NATO Medal-Bosnia, NATO Medal-Afghanistan (1 OLC), Army Aviator Badge, Master Parachutist Badge, and Air Assault Badge.