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David Brittain

Youth Development Specialist/4-H Air Force Partnership

Extension Assistant


HQ USAF A1SOC 1500 Perimeter Road, Suite 4500 JB Andrews, MD 20762


Area(s) of Expertise

  • Military 4-H Clubs -Air Force Teen Council
  • Teen Leadership
  • Air Force Youth Camping Program
  • Health and Wellness Initiatives


David Brittain is a Youth Development Specialist with North Carolina State University
Cooperative Extension and serves on the 4-H Air Force Partnership Project. David provides
leadership, technical assistance, and training to foster relationships between Air Force Child and
Youth Programs (CYP), State 4-H Military Liaisons and County 4-H Extension Educators to
strengthen 4-H initiatives and provide 4-H opportunities for Air Force youth and teens and CYP
professionals at active duty installations and for Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve
families in the community.

David develops training and provides technical assistance to CYP professionals and Training &
Curriculum Specialists, identifies and shares resources, conducts webinars and face to face
quality assistance to support youth and teen programs with understanding and applying the
connections, consistencies and compatibility between 4-H and other military youth partner
programs such as Boys & Girls Clubs of America and how to integrate them into the Air Force
core program areas.

David also supports the Air Force Teen Council, Military Youth of the Year Program, Air Force
Youth Camping Program, Reserve/Guard Teen Leadership Summits, and a variety of other youth
and teen projects with the HQ USAF Child and Youth Programs team at Joint Base Andrews,
MD. In addition to these project areas, David works with 4-H Extension Educators, AF Youth
Programs and military youth partner programs to determine needs of Air Force Youth Programs
and provides research, technical assistance, educational sessions, and support as appropriate.
David is passionate about sharing positive youth development opportunities with military youth
and educators and has dedicated the last two decades serving 4-H Cooperative Extension and
military families.

Programs and Initiatives

  • Support Air Focre 4-H clubs and provide training and technical assistance to Youth Programs staff
  • Work with Air Force Youth Camping and Youth of the Year programs
  • Work with the Air Force Teen Council and provide training and support for teen leadership programs
  • Contribute to the USAF FitFamily health and wellness website

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