U.S. ARMY CHEMICAL CORPS
Hall of Fame
Major General David W. Einsel Jr.
Major General David W. Einsel, Jr. was born in Tiffin, Ohio on 4 November 1928. His civilian education included a Bachelor of Arts in chemistry and a Master of Arts in physical chemistry from Ohio State University, as well as a Master of Science in physics from the University of Virginia.
He has devoted over 40 years of service to the nation during which time he had a great impact on all aspects of the nation’s NBBC offensive and defensive capabilities. He concluded his active duty service as Deputy Assistant to the Secretary of Defense from 1980 to 1985.
He then served from 1985 to 1989 as National Intelligence Officer at Large with the Central Intelligence Agency, studying the proliferation of chemical and nuclear weapons. Since 1989 he has served as a consultant on NBC matters to the Director of Central Intelligence.
Major General Einsel and his wife, Elva, reside in Tiffin, Ohio.