Glen left the United States Navy after serving for nine years as a highly decorated US Navy SEAL with multiple combat deployments. While in the Navy he attended the 18 Delta Special Forces Combat Medical School, the SEAL sniper course, and is an expert in SEAL combat tactics. After separating from the Navy in 2005 Glen spent four years working as a security and intelligence specialist for US Government Agencies conducting operations in high threat regions to include Iraq, Lebanon, Pakistan, and Afghanistan. He has extensive experience teaching and training operators around the world in a broad range of disciplines. An accomplished pilot, Glen has his multi-engine, commercial, and instrument flight ratings and is also a Nationally Certified Paramedic. He holds a BS in Professional Aeronautics from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University with a minor in Aviation Safety.
Glen Doherty was killed on September 11, 2012 at the age of 42 in an armed assault on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya. Glen was one of the first MRFF Advisory Board members and was a passionate core contributor to the fight to prevent a fundamentalist Christian coup within the United States Armed Forces. Glen lived and died believing in the righteous cause of religious tolerance and dialogue among all peoples and faiths around the globe. The Military Religious Freedom Foundation offers its most sincere condolences to Glen Doherty’s family.
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