Robert Darling

Robert Darling

 Allendale, Michigan, USA

David Coleman is known as The Dating Doctor.™ He has been honored fourteen times as The National Speaker of the Year— including 2013 AND was named the 2011 National Entertainer and Male Performer of the Year!


"24 Hours Inside the President's Bunker"

Lieutenant Colonel Darling retired from the Marine Corps after twenty years of service. He served as an attack helicopter pilot, presidential pilot and airlift operations officer supporting the White House on 9/11/01. He is the author of 24 Hours Inside the Presidents Bunker, 9/11/01, and CEO of Quantitative Analytics, LLC.

Long Bio:

In October 2007, Lieutenant Colonel Darling retired from the United States Marine Corps with just over twenty years of active duty service. He flew attack helicopters in Desert Shield and Desert Storm during the first Gulf War and in Somalia, Africa, in support of Operation Restore Hope. In June 1998, he was selected to fly as a presidential pilot with Marine Helicopter Squadron One and in October 2000, he was handpicked to work for the White House Military Office, Airlift Operations Department. It was in that capacity that Lt. Col. Darling supported the President, Vice President and National Security Advisor in the President's Emergency Operations Center (PEOC) on September 11, 2001. In May 2002, he attended the Naval Postgraduate School where he earned his MBA in Financial Management and subsequently served as a Program Manager for the Chief of Naval Operations supporting the Department of the Navy Flying Hour Program.

As a public speaker on crisis leadership and decision making, Bob has addressed numerous academic, government, and military organizations to include Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government and as a guest lecturer on the subject of Crisis Leadership and Counterterrorism at the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia.

Bob is the author of “24 Hours Inside the President’s Bunker, 9/11/01: The White House and the President and CEO of Quantitative Analytics, LLC, an aviation operations and logistics services company located in Stafford, Virginia.


-To let the audience know what our leaders knew, when they knew it, and what actions they took to defend us that day.
-That our enemies are ruthless and persistent and we must not tire to protect and defend our freedom.

-That the greatest generation our country has ever seen is the one bearing the weight of the struggle before us right now.

-And that we all play a vital and important role in the security of our nation whether we are students debating the future course and direction of our nation, an employees supporting the families of our military and first responders or simply an American who's proud of what our Country represents and the good we promote in the world.



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