David Eastman (British Army officer)

Brigadier David James Eastman MBE is a senior British Army officer.

David Eastman
AllegianceUnited Kingdom
Service/branchBritish Army
Years of service1989–Present
Commands held2 Close Support Battalion REME
102nd Logistic Brigade
Battles/warsBosnian War
Kosovo War
Iraq War
War in Afghanistan

Military career

Eastman was commissioned into the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers in 1989.[1] He became commanding officer of 2 Close Support Battalion REME.[1] After that he became commander of 102nd Logistic Brigade in September 2015[2] and Head of Military International Policy and Planning at the Ministry of Defence in May 2017.[3] He will become General Officer Commanding Regional Command in February 2020.[4]

He was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire, for services during the first UK deployment to Helmand Province, in December 2006.[5]


  1. "Brigadier D J Eastman MBE BEng(Hons) MSc CEng FiMechE" (PDF). Welbeck - The Defence Sixth Form College. Retrieved 12 December 2019.
  2. "Army Commands" (PDF). Retrieved 12 December 2019.
  3. "Ministry of Defence and Senior Tri-Service Appointments" (PDF). Retrieved 12 December 2019.
  4. "Current generals" (PDF). Retrieved 12 December 2019.
  5. "No. 58183". The London Gazette (Supplement). 15 December 2006. p. 17356.
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