David C. Culpepper graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy and earned a Master’s degree from the Naval War College. He is a retired Navy Captain who served as a Naval Aviator. He served as a Topgun instructor and was the Commanding Officer of US Naval Base Guantanamo Bay . He is also a business owner, serving as President of the Culpepper Radiator Service, the Virginia Carolina Auto Cool, and Culpepper Holdings LLC . Culpepper also currently works as a Commercial Pilot .
Culpepper believes in “students first, parents always” and wants to increase transparency in public schools. He also believes there should be more focus on the basics of education . He disagreed with the school district’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and believes students should have returned to school and stopped wearing masks earlier .
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