Lieutenant Colonel "Bob" Darling served in the United States Marine Corps for over 20 years where he flew Cobra attack helicopters. In June 1998, he was selected to fly as a presidential pilot with Marine Helicopter Squadron One. He was subsequently hand-picked to work for the White House Military Office, Airlift Operations Department. It was in that capacity that Bob supported the President, Vice President, and National Security Advisor in the Presidential Emergency Operations Center (PEOC) during the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. As a certified crisis leader and emergency management specialist, Bob helps companies and organizations lead in times of crisis.