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Emblems -

This trademarked emblem represents some of the key elements in the life and focus of David Burnell. The emblem represents a a global circle, an international dive flag representing David's significant water experience in various modes, the dagger represents his extensive involvement with special operations missions and forces, the snake represents the medical services rendered and the stars are the field from the flag and country that he has served and loves. This emblem was created by the World Class and talented Ryan Gorley from www.freehive.com. If you need a logo, website or high speed technology oriented message created he is the man!

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Favorite Quotes -

“So live your life that the fear of death can never enter your heart. Trouble no one about their religion; respect others in their view, and demand that they respect yours. Love your life, perfect your life, beautify all things in your life. Seek to make your life long and its purpose in the service of your people. Prepare a noble death song for the day when you go over the great divide. Always give a word or a sign of salute when meeting or passing a friend, even a stranger, when in a lonely place. Show respect to all...

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Years ago I was working with a very dynamic CEO of an oil and gas company. One day while we were talking he said; "David, you are a Velvet Hammer. You hit very hard, but the hammer is wrapped in a velvet coating of love."  Hitting hard and loving those I serve are indeed the hallmarks of my drive and motives. It takes a hard will to drive on and complete the mission while under severe opposition and pressure. Sometimes the hard hitting can hurt those close to us, balancing this iron will to do the deed, and also loving and showing a...

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Body Guard, Mindset, Training -

“Somewhere there is a TRUE BELIEVER that is Training to kill you. He is training with minimum food or water, in austere conditions day and night. The only thing clean on him is his weapon. He doesn’t worry about what workouts to do—his rucksack weighs what it weighs and he runs until the enemy stops chasing him. The TRUE BELIEVER doesn’t care how hard it is; he either wins or dies. He doesn’t go home at 1700; he is home. He only knows the CAUSE." - Author Unknown   

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Life -

Life - blessings, trials, vistas and valleys. Full of wonderful embraces and cold realities.  Life - a combination of faith and fear. Life's glory is in helping others and its valor is found in private, quiet and committed moments when the edge is razor sharp and the fall is final.  Life - the legacy of your time spent, your mission illustrated in colors and tones chosen by you, yet influenced by the masters hand.  Life - is good but it is better with each of you in it. May God bless each of you this day with peace, love, hope and joy. ...

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