Danny served in the United States Navy from 1989-1996. After several years of working as a police officer and DPS officer, he joined the United States Army in 2006. He served in Iraq in 2007-2008, receving numerous injuries, requiring a medical discharge from the Army in 2010. Danny continues to serve the community of veterans in many volunteer positions as he finishes his Masters Degree from NAU.
In addition to the high points in his career, he also boasts of his 4 children and 4 grandchildren and marrying his high school sweetheart, Katrina, also a service member.