Brigadier (Retired) David A. Granger
MSS, MSM, M Soc Sc, BA
Brigadier David Granger is a former Commander of the Guyana Defense Force and National Security Adviser to the President.
Mons Officer Cadet School and the School of Infantry, United Kingdom.
Jungle Warfare Instruction Centre in Brazil
Joint Special Operations University, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, USA.
Urban Policy Development Workshop at the University of California, Los Angeles
Efficiency Medal (1976)
Military Service Medal (1981)
Military Service Star (1985) for distinguished military service
NATIONAL SECURITY & ANTI-NARCOTIC ENFORCEMENT EXPERIENCE
He was a member of several defense and security agencies holding the chairmanship of the Central Intelligence Committee, co-chairmanship of the Border and National Security Committee and membership of the Guyana Defense Board, National Drug Law Enforcement Committee and the Disciplined Forces Commission
University of Guyana -Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts
University of the West Indies– Post-Graduate Diploma in International Relations
-President History Society
-President Guyana Heritage Society
-President University of Guyana Guild of Graduates
-President Guyana Chess Federation.
-University of Guyana Council
-Association of Caribbean Historians
-Caribbean Studies Association
-Guyana Press Association
-Guyana Book Foundation
-Board of Trustee Guyana Veterans Association
BOOKS & WRITTEN WORKS
–National Defense: A Brief History of the Guyana Defense Force, 1965- 2005
–A Preliminary Study of Women Soldiers in the Anglophone Caribbean
–Public Security: Criminal Violence and Policing in Guyana.
–Five Thousand Day War: The Struggle for Haiti’s independence, 1789-1804
-The British Guiana Volunteer Force, 1948-1966
-The Guyana National Service, 1974-2000
-The Guyana People’s Militia, 1976-1997
-The Queen’s College Cadet Corps, 1889-1975
-Guyana’s Coinage, 1808-2008
-The Era of Enslavement, 1638-1838
-The Village Movement, 1839-1889.
-Themes in African-Guyanese -Co-editor, with Winston McGowan and James Rose
–Guyana Review and Emancipation magazines (former publisher)
-President’s Medal -Best graduating student
-Dennis Irvine Prize -Student who has made the greatest contribution to all cultural life of the University
-Council of the University Prize
-Elsa Goveia Medal of Excellence
-Guy de Weever History Prize
-Earl Attlee History Prize
-Mary Noel Menezes Award for History
– Department of History Prize and others, from the University of Guyana.
PERSONAL & FAMILY
David Granger was born on 15 July 1945 in Georgetown, Guyana and is married to Sandra (née Chan-A-Sue). He is the father of two daughters.