David A. Corwin is the Training Director for the National Training Center (NTC) with the U.S. Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) National Background Investigations Bureau (NBIB). OPM’s National Background Investigations Bureau is the Federal Government’s largest provider of background investigations and services, supporting more than 100 Federal agencies’ personnel security programs.
As Training Director, Mr. Corwin is responsible for National Training Center operations to include the center in Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania and the Training Lab in Crystal City, Virginia. He is responsible for providing core skills training to NBIB employees to perform the NBIB mission; providing professional development training to all NBIB employees, and providing training to agencies on NBIB information processing systems and programs (CVS, e-QIP, Position Designation).
Before joining OPM NBIB, Mr. Corwin served a long and distinguished career with the U.S. Air Force reaching the rank of Colonel before his retirement in July 2006. During his career Colonel Corwin served as a Joint Specialty Officer in a broad range of Political-Military Affairs assignments to include Chief, Futures and Engagement, and Chief, Concept Development and Experimentation Cell, Headquarters, Supreme Allied Command Transformation, North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Other key operational and staff assignments include Commander, 342nd Training Squadron, and Director of Operations and Military Faculty at the Joint Forces Staff College, National Defense University. A Southeast Asia Foreign Area Officer, Col Corwin was Country Director for Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia, Strategic Planning and Policy Directorate at Headquarters, United States Pacific Command. He also served on the faculty and staff at Air University’s Squadron Officer School, and in myriad Intercontinental Ballistic Missile operational and training positions. Following his retirement from the military, Mr. Corwin joined the defense industry as the site manager providing Wargaming and Doctrine Education support services at the LeMay Center, Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base, in Alabama.
A native of New Kensington, Pennsylvania, Mr. Corwin has a bachelor’s degree from The Citadel and an MBA from the University of Montana. He has completed several senior professional development programs to include the Federal Executive Institute’s Leadership for a Democratic Society.