For the past four years, David G. Fivecoat has helped enhance the leadership of hundreds of individuals and improve the processes of dozens of companies on battlefields and in workshops as the managing partner for The Fivecoat Consulting Group (TFCG).
Previously, David served 24 years as an infantry officer. He led men and women during contingency operations in Kosovo and Bosnia, three combat tours in Iraq, and a combat tour commanding a battalion in Afghanistan, spanning more than 41 months in combat. He culminated his service by overseeing the gender integration of the US Army’s Ranger School.
David earned a bachelor of science degree in military history from the United States Military Academy, a master of military arts and science degree from the US Army Command and General Staff College, and a master in national security strategy degree from the National War College. He also was the lead writer for the US Army
Field Manual 3-24.2, Tactics in Counterinsurgency, and numerous articles.
David’s military decorations include the Valorous Unit Award, four Bronze Star Medals, the Army Commendation Medal with V Device, the Ranger Tab, the Master Parachutist Badge, and the Combat Infantryman’s Badge. He is a distinguished member of the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade.
In his free time, he skis, competes in triathlons, and is an avid bicyclist. He resides in Columbus, Georgia, with his daughter.