Captain Dave Sprague is a native of Ventura, CA. He received his commission from the United States Military Academy in 2010 with a BS in Systems Engineering.
Following completion of basic officer training at Fort Benning, GA, David was assigned to Joint Base Lewis McChord, WA where he served in 4th Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment as a rifle platoon leader and rifle company executive officer, and 2d Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment as a Ranger platoon leader. Following completion of the Maneuver Captain’s Career Course, David was assigned to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, AK where he served in 3rdBattalion, 509th Parachute Infantry Regiment as a staff officer and company commander. David was then assigned to 2d Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment where he served as a staff officer and company commander. David has deployed six times to Afghanistan in both conventional and special operations capacities.
His military education includes the Infantry Basic Officer Leader Course, Ranger School, Airborne School, U.S. Army Jumpmaster School, and the Maneuver Captain’s Career Course at Fort Benning, GA.
CPT Sprague is married to the former Whitney Houk from Simi Valley, CA. They have two children, Dylan and Maggie. David is currently pursuing his Master’s in International Policy degree from the Freeman Spogli Institute at Stanford University.