David Say is a retired combat decorated U.S. Air Force and Reserves veteran of 31 years, a retired Deputy U.S. Marshal of 19 years, a former Independent Contractor for the U.S. Government and the current Head of the Training and Compliance Division for Falken Industries.
Utilizing his skills, talents and drive for excellence has propelled him to work in 27 countries on 5 continents. David has provided and coordinated protection for His Holiness the Pope, the President of the United States, Foreign Heads of State to include the Prime Minister of England and Yasar Arafat of the PLO, Supreme Court Justices Scalia, Soto-Meyor and Thomas, the U.S. Attorney General, United Nations Ambassadors and hundreds of Federal Judges.
As a member of the Electronic Surveillance Unit of the U.S. Marshals Service David responded the day after 9/11 to ground zero in NYC to assist with the rescue and recovery efforts. Climbing deep into the crumbing rubble with his team eventually finding one of the two fateful black boxes.
An exemplary career in the Air Force and Air Force Reserve extended from his decorated service in the Gulf War to becoming the Senior First Sergeant and President of the First Sergeant Council at the 920th Rescue Wing, Patrick AFB, FL where he won First Sergeant of the Year.
An accomplished Trainer and Instructor, David has authored the Construction Surveillance Technician Course that has been acclaimed as a “one of a kind” comprehensive course in the industry. Previously he authored and instructed a Courthouse Security Course, Active Shooter Course and Threat Investigation Course that were adopted as the standards for the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council courses statewide. His dedication to duty and service before self, led to quick promotion after being selected over his peers to work as an instructor at the U.S. Marshals Service Academy at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Brunswick, GA.
A devoted husband to his wife and father to his kids he spends his spare time in activities that involve and bring them all together. If you are quick, you can spot him on a mountain bike trail or stand-up paddleboard on the intercoastal. If you are not so quick, you can find him enjoying time with family at the beach or at their Florida home.