Darren McBurnett (SEAL) is a highly-decorated combat veteran and diverse operator. As a SEAL platoon leader and senior enlisted advisor, he has deployed multiple times into combat zones in four theaters of war. He has participated in Operation Iraq Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom, Kosovo crisis, Liberia, and Operation Inherent Resolve. With a 24-year career as a United States Navy SEAL, has operated with multiple SEAL teams to include SEAL Team Two, SEAL Team Four, SEAL Team Eight, SEAL Team One, SEAL Team Three, and has created warfighting curriculum for Advanced SEAL Tactical Operations. McBurnett also has received over 40 individual, unit, and campaign honors throughout his extensive career.
Over his time spent operating as a SEAL, he has obtained six Navy designators: NEC -5320 Basic Combat Swimmer, NEC- 5326 Combatant Swimmer SEAL Special Warfare Operator, NEC- 8492 Special Operations Technician, NEC- 0812 Small Arms Marksmanship Instructor, NEC-5392 Naval Special Warfare Medic, and NEC-9554 Master Naval Parachutist.
McBurnett has also acquired an extensive list of qualifications which directly lead to mission success with every SEAL team he was with and every mission he was on. This includes: Range Safety Officer in Charge for Close Quarters Combat/Live Fire and Maneuver; Basic Airborne; Special Operations Combat Medic; Special Operations Technician; SERE (Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape); Special Forces Diving Medical Technician; Military Freefall Parachutist (HAHO/HALO); Military Freefall Parachutist Instructor; Military Freefall Parachutist Instructor Trainer Evaluator; Static Line Jumpmaster; Military Freefall Jumpmaster; Advanced Military Freefall Parachutist; Vertical Assault Lead Climber; EMT Basic; EMT-P Paramedic; Naval Special Warfare (SEAL) Air Operations Trainer; Naval Special Warfare (SEAL) Air Operations Trainer/Examiner; and Drop Zone Safety Officer in Charge.
Over the years, McBurnett has become a skilled and gifted photographer and speaker. He has done multiple photography projects for NIKE, Oakley, Lone Survivor Foundation, Surefire, Team Wendy, HK, Aim-Point, National Geographic, and Forged to name a few. His work has been seen on Fox News, CNN, and also as primary in-air photographer for the movie Act of Valor. He now focuses on helping service members and family members who have paid the ultimate sacrifice for our nation’s freedom through his work with Folds of Honor.
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Colorado Patriots, Inc.
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Sunday, September 3rd, 2017
Come see Colorado's own Richie Law at the fabulous Cheyenne Mountain Resort. Concert will start at 2 PM and runs until 5 PM. Family friendly entertainment for your holiday weekend. Come and enjoy a great afternoon of country style music all while supporting a great cause assisting our military families.
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