Dozens ‘Paddle-Out’ to Honor Former Navy SEAL

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    The 'Paddle-Out' for former Navy SEAL Glen Doherty was held at Swami's in Encinitas on Saturday morning.

    Dozens of people gathered at Swami’s in Encinitas Saturday morning for a special surf session dedicated to a former Navy SEAL who was killed in Libya last month.

    The “paddle out” for Glen Doherty, who was working a security detail during last month’s deadly attack at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, began at 10 a.m.

    Paddle Out Honors Ex SEAL

    [DGO] Paddle Out Honors Ex SEAL
    Dozens of people gathered at Swamis in Encinitas Saturday morning to honor a former Navy SEAL killed in Libya. (Published Monday, Oct. 15, 2012)

    Doherty’s friends and family hit the water in honor of the beloved American hero.

    On Friday night, loved ones held a festive block party for Doherty in Encinitas where they shared stories about him and celebrated his happy, heroic life.

    Former SEAL Honored at Block Party

    [DGO] Former SEAL Honored at Block Party
    Former Navy SEAL Glen Doherty was killed in the September attack in Libya. On Friday, the beloved American hero was celebrated by family and friends with a festive neighborhood block party. NBC 7's Nicole Gonzales reports. (Published Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012)

    Doherty’s loved ones are hoping to get the word out about the Glen Doherty Memorial Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the memory of Doherty and all those who defend our nation.

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