Lieutenant General David L. Mann will receive an honorary doctorate degree from Millersville University at the spring undergraduate commencement ceremony on May 10, at 10 a.m., in Biemesderfer Stadium, Chryst Field.
Mann is a distinguished military graduate of Gettysburg College after graduating from Millersville University in 1981. He assumed command of the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command and Joint Functional Component Command for Integrated Missile Defense in August 2013. He has served in a variety of command and staff assignments, both in the continental United States and overseas.
Mann also holds a Master of Science in engineering management from George Washington University and a Master of Arts in national security and strategic studies from the U.S. Naval War College.
Mann is married to the former Robyn Priester of Lancaster, Pa. They have two children and are the proud grandparents of two grandsons and one granddaughter.