Doug currently works as a contracted advisor in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low-Intensity Conflict, in addition to continuing his military service as a Special Forces officer in the U.S. Army National Guard. He is the National Director for External Communications for the Special Forces Association and National Capital Region Ambassador for the Green Beret Foundation.
Doug is a combat-proven, respected leader in the US Special Operations Community with many years of engagement in the Global War on Terror. He was personally decorated for valor and service in multiple theaters of operation and is a professionally published author. Doug is also an active member of the Association of the U.S. Army, Office of Strategic Services Society, National Security Forum, Warlord Loop, and the Council for Emerging National Security Affairs.
He is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and Georgetown University's Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service.