Las Vegas, NV – Today, Lt. Col. (USAF Ret.), Iraq War veteran, and business owner David Flippo announced his candidacy for Congress to represent Nevada’s 4th District. Before retiring from his military career, David was a combat commander in charge of over 1,000 Airmen and was responsible for establishing three operating bases inside Iraq during combat operations.
Flippo also oversaw 800 Airman and over 72 combat aircraft as an Operation and Maintenance Squadron Commander in Alaska for his final assignment.
After retiring from the Air Force, David Flippo worked for oilfield company BP, in Alaska for 10 years, developing a preventive maintenance program for their entire north slope oilfield operation and leading several maintenance teams responsible for the oil flowing through the Alaska Pipeline. Flippo has since called Las Vegas his home, where he has been a successful business owner.