David L. Young serves as Assistant Provost for Aeronautics Education at Liberty University, Lynchburg, Virginia. Additionally, Mr. Young is the President of Freedom Aviation, Inc, a subsidiary of Liberty University.

Prior to these positions Mr. Young served as the founding Dean of the School of Aeronautics. Previously he served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the University. He was named to these positions after serving for five years as the University’s Vice President of Finance and Administration and one year as Assistant Vice President of Finance.

Before joining the Administration of Liberty University in July 1997, Mr. Young served as a Brigadier General in the United States Air Force. At the time of his retirement, he was the commander of the 2nd Bomb Wing, Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana. During his 29-year career, Mr. Young held several executive level command positions; served as a faculty member of the Air War College in the Department of Leadership; and held staff positions at the Pentagon, the Air Force Personnel Center, and the U.S. Forces Command as well as in aircraft maintenance. The military honors he received include the Distinguished Service Medal, Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Distinguished Flying Cross and eight Air Medals.


Submissions from 2015


Interview: 2014-07-03, David Young, Randy Miller, Lowell Walters, and Abigail Sattler


Interview: 2014-07-11, David Young, Randy Miller, Lowell Walters, and Abigail Sattler