David Corwin

David Corwin
Training Director
Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency

David A. Corwin is the Training Director of the National Training Center, Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA).  In this role, he leads the background investigations training mission for DCSA across the county with center operations located in Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania.  He is responsible for providing accredited core skills training to DCSA employees to perform the background investigations mission. 

Prior to his current role, Mr. Corwin served as the Training Director of the National Training Center, National Background Investigations Bureau, an organizational element of the OPM, from March 10, 2010 to September 30, 2019.

In his previous position, Mr. Corwin was site manager for Northrop Grumman Corporation providing Wargaming and Doctrine Education support services at the LeMay Center, Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base, in Alabama.

Prior to that, Mr. Corwin served a distinguished 26 year 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, he 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. 

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.