David Martin
District 7 Commander - Army

David was born in Amelia, VA and after graduation joined the US Army with Basic at Ft. Bragg, NC, AIT at Ft. Sam Houston, TX (Combat Medic) and OCS at Ft. Benning GA, graduating as a 2nd Lt. Infantry and assigned to a Basic Training Co. as Training Officer. 
He served in Vietnam with I-22-4th ID as a Platoon Leader and was promoted to 1st Lt.  After discharge, and with a Reserve Officer commitment, he was promoted to Captain returned to Virginia and married his high school sweetheart.  Over the next 42 years David worked in Warehousing, Purchasing and Sales as a Regional Manager.
David is a member of Wake Forest VFW Post 8466, Wake Forest American Legion Post 187 and a member of the Military Order of Purple Heart.  He serves as Commander of VFW Post 8466 from 2017-2019 with the post receiving All-American status.  David also serves on the Wake Forest Flag Raising Committee and the Wake Forest Purple Heart Foundation.