Remembering Glen Doherty, Killed in U.S. Consulate Attack in Libya

Many in the North End join in mourning the death of Glen Doherty, among the Americans killed in this week’s attack on the U.S. Consulate in Libya. Glen’s father, Ben Doherty, was a recent resident of the Prince Building, writer for the Post Gazette and longtime companion of North Ender Anne Devlin Tagliaferro. Ben’s health now keeps him largely confined to his home in Charlestown.

Glen Doherty, 42, grew up in Winchester and was a frequent visitor to the North End while his father lived here. He was a Navy SEAL before working for a private security company that took him to the U.S. Consulate in Libya. His father, Ben, was the son of Irish immigrants, former boxer, boxing commissioner and stockbroker.  Ben is interviewed by TV7 here and there is also a tribute written by Glen’s brother at the Herald. In the clip below, Glen’s sister reacts.

One Reply to “Remembering Glen Doherty, Killed in U.S. Consulate Attack in Libya

  1. let bring the best of a hero to be honored what and why he fought for America We will always complete the Mission to the Best of our Ability.
    We will Never Surrender.
    We will Never leave a Soldier behind.
    An attack on any one of us is an attack on us all.
    Where goes one so goes us all. You the Man Glen .

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