David and his team featured on C-SPAN while deployed in Iraq

David and his team deployed in Iraq

David Wilbur

A dynamic leader skilled at building coalitions and bridging communication gaps, David’s exceptional military record and experience along with his in-depth knowledge of the unique needs of the Oil & Natural Gas Industry make him a perfect fit in helping veterans find lucrative careers in the Oil & Natural Gas Industry.


Program Management : 99%

Leadership : 85%

Security Clearance : 40%

Command : 85%

Operational Planning : 40%

Military Experience

1987 Commissioned Second Lieutenant
1989 Promoted to First Lieutenant
1992 Promoted to Captain
Completed Landing Signal Officer Training
1995 Participated in OPERATION Southern Watch
1997 Participated in OPERATION Joint Endeavor
Promoted to Major
1998 Participated in OPERATION Amber Star
Reported to VMFA-251, served as Operations Officer
2000 Graduated from the Naval War College
Report to MAG-12
2001 Reported to VMFA-212, served as Executive Officer
Participated in OPERATION Noble Eagle
2002 Participated in OPERATION Enduring Freedom
Reported to Head Quarters Marine Corps, served as Information Operations Branch Head
2003 Promoted to Lieutenant Colonel
2005 Participated in OPERATION Iraqi Freedom
2007 Reassigned to the Retired List

Awards & Recognition

Bronze Star Medal
Meritorious Service Medal (2nd Award)
Air Medal-Individual Action
Air Medal-Strike Flight (7th Award)
Air Force Aerial Achievement Medal
Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (2nd Award)
Joint Service Achievement Medal (2nd Award)
Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal
Sea Service Deployment Ribbon (3rd Award)
Iraqi Campaign Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Korean Defense Service Medal
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal (2nd Award)
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (2nd Award)
National Service Defense Medal (2nd Award)
NATO Medal
Armed Forces Service Medal
Southwest Asia Service Medal
Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation (5th Award)
Navy Unit Commendation
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award

Oil & Natural Gas Experience

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David makes his home in Birmingham, Alabama with his wife and two children.