MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. — David Evensen was promoted in the United States Navy to the rank of Lt. Cmdr. on June 1, 2013 in a ceremony at MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, Fla. A former resident of Wenatchee, Evensen graduated from Wenatchee High School in 1988. In 1989, he joined the U.S. Navy as a Sonar Technician, Submarines. He served 12 years before receiving a commission on June 1, 2003 and becoming an Information Dominance Warfare Officer (Intelligence Officer).
In his nearly 24 years of service, he has served in the continental U.S. and Hawaii. He is a veteran of multiple overseas deployments in support of U.S. conventional and Special Operations Forces. He currently serves as a Special Forces Strategic Planner within the Strategic Plans Directorate of Special Operations Command Central at MacDill AFB, Tampa, Fla.