Mr. David L. Walts
Deputy Chief, FORCECOM Training Division
United States Coast Guard
Mr. David L. Walts has served for the last ten years in a position that have effectively been
Deputy Chief, or the CG Training System (formerly FC-51 and Office of Training, Workforce
Performance and Development (CG-132)) and in predecessor organizations in CG-1 and G-W
(Assistant Commandant for Human Resources).
Prior to this position, he worked as a Senior Systems Analyst and Program Manager in the private
sector. The vast majority of his work in that area was on Coast Guard contracts including Rescue
21 system development and IRM and telecommunications projects.
Mr. Walts last position before retirement from Coast Guard active duty in 1995 was as the Human
Resources Manager for the predecessor organization of CG-6 (Assistant Commandant for Command
Control, Communications Computers and Information Technology now transitioned to DCMS-81.) During
his Coast Guard career previous to that assignment, he held various jobs in Information and
Communications Management and served aboard four Cutters.
Mr. Walts is a 1972 graduate of the Coast Guard Academy and holds Masters Degrees from Webster
University and the Naval Postgraduate School.