Title: Past District 17 Commodore
Company: USCG Auxiliary
Location: Anchorage, Alaska, United States
Commodore David L. Brubaker, Past District 17 Commodore at USCG Auxiliary, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Military for dedication, achievements, and leadership in public service.
Mr. Brubaker’s father served in World War II, consequently becoming his inspiration to pursue a career in the military. In 1967, he completed his studies at Wentworth Military Academy and earned an Associate of Arts in general studies and humanities. Shortly thereafter, he enrolled at the University of Iowa. There, he acquired a Bachelor of Arts in political science. Later, he would return to further his education at Indiana State University, earning a Master’s in agency counseling.
In 1989, Mr. Brubaker began working with the Alaska Army National Guard as a public affairs officer. This came after he first started acquiring experience as a human relations specialist for the Alaskan Region of the Federal Administration Aviation. Later, in 2012, he climbed the ranks to become an Alaska district staff officer for He remained in that role for one year, going on to uphold the position of district chief of staff in 2014. Looking back on his illustrious career, Mr. Brubaker attributes his success to perseverance. Without it, he would not have been able to serve his country for 24 years.
In light of his accomplishments, Mr. Brubaker has been generously lauded. As a testament to his success in Vietnam, he earned the Bronze Star, as well as a Meritorious Service Medal from the United States Army. Likewise, in both 1971 and 1974, he was presented with Army Commendation Medals. Later, in 1995, he was awarded the Army Achievement Medal, which was followed by seven consecutive Coast Guard Achievement Medals from 2010 until 2017. Most recently, in 2019, the Coast Guard honored him with a Meritorious Service Medal in recognition of his service. A life member of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, Mr. Brubaker looks forward to continuing to work with the organization throughout his retirement.
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