Event Date: October 27th the last Thursday of the month Place: Pensacola Veterans’ Memorial Park Time: 6:00pm HAU Speakers Series
Special Forces Night – Major General David A. Morris, USA
Pensacola, Fla. – The Cpl. J.R. Spears Detachment of the Marine Corps League announces the Annual Heroes Among Us speaker series event for October 27th, 2022 with our Guest of Honor Major General David A. Morris, USA
Major General David A. Morris, US Army (Ret), is a retired Senior Intelligence Executive, advisor and consultant in the fields of defense and leadership, as well as Chairman Emeritus of the Green Beret Foundation. General Morris graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. He served in Infantry and Special Forces assignments, including tours in the war in El Salvador with duty as the operations officer for an in-extremis force, and as a Special Forces instructor. In 1991, he participated in Operation DESERT STORM, serving at USSOCOM. After the 9/11 attacks, Morris deployed for Operation ENDURING FREEDOM, and led a sensitive project for support to Special Operations Forces.
Morris was subsequently assigned to US Joint Forces Command, where he served as the Deputy Director for Joint Capability Development and later as the Director of the Joint Irregular Warfare Center, which included duties as the Department of Defense Executive Agent for Joint Urban Operations. As a civilian, General Morris’ service in the intelligence community included the Central Intelligence Agency and intelligence organizations across the Defense Department. His most significant awards include the Army Distinguished Service Medal, two Defense Superior Service Medals, the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, two Joint Service Commendation Medals, the Army Commendation Medal, the Combat Infantryman Badge with Star, Special Forces Tab, Ranger Tab, Master Parachutist Badge, the Republic of Colombia Lancero Badge (Ranger), and the jump wings of nine foreign nations.
Admission is free and open to the public, although donations will be accepted for the Heroes Among Us Fund to help veterans in need.
Donations for the “Heroes Among Us Fund” can be sent to: Edward Rouse CPA, 98 Weed Street, Pensacola, FL 32514 Checks made payable to: HEROES AMONG US FUND
MEDIA NOTE: To arrange interviews or for more information, please contact Edward M. Rouse, MCL, POA (850) 260-0505. More Public Affairs