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Colonel David "Diesel" Sullivan, US Air Force (Ret)

Stony Lonesome Group- Venture Partner




Military Service

Independent Consultant- Defense Industry

US Air Force, 30 year career culminating as the Deputy Director & Director of Operations for the White House Situation Room

Served in the Pentagon as part of the USAF staff, The Joint Staff, Office of the Secretary of Defense Staff, US National Liaison to NATO Allied Command

Command Pilot with flying and command assignments in T-38 Talon, F-15C Eagle, F-117 Stealth Fighter, and MQ-1 Predator/ MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft squadrons. Combat experience during Operations Allied Force, Enduring Freedom, and Iraqi Freedom

Legion of Merit, Distinguished Flying Cross with Valor Device, Air Medal, Aerial Achievement Medal, Presidential Service Badge Spanish Cruces del Merito Aeronautcio, French Medaille de la Defense Nationale




US Air Force Academy, BS

College of Naval Command & Staff, MA, National Security & Strategic Studies

School of Advanced Air & Space Studies, Air University, MA, Airpower Arts & Science

US Army War College, MA, Strategic Studies 



Sailing, College Football, International Travel