Daniel Kennedy has been a resident of Central and South Florida for many years. In the 70's, he served in the United States Army as a Military Police officer of the 82nd Airborne Division. Following his military career, Danny became a volunteer fire fighter, helped form the Ellamore, West Virginia Volunteer Fire Department and became a Lieutenant there. In 1978, he moved to Florida and worked for Dade County Water and Sewer as a pipe fitter foreman installing fire hydrants to large water mains that there three feet underground usually meant he was diving under water to get the job done in some areas that started in 1980. In 1984 Danny moved to Highlands County where he trained hard for over 13 years (combined) as a Fire Fighter, with Leisure Lakes Volunteer Fire Department. There, he trained as a safety officer and became a captain training officer. He is certified in many areas of fire training (including NIMS), and responding to hazardous materials calls.