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Doug Livermore


Doug Livermore is currently serving as the Deputy Commander of a deployed Army National Guard Special Operations Detachment. In his civilian role, he is the Director of Special Programs for the Deputy Under Secretary of the Navy, is the National Director for External Communications for the Special Forces Association, and is a 2022 Non-Resident Fellow with the Irregular Warfare Initiative (a jointly sponsored program between the Modern War Institute at West Point and the Empirical Studies of Conflict Project).  Doug earned his undergraduate degree in Military History at West Point, his graduate degree in International Security Affairs from Georgetown University, and distinguished himself in the Army Command and General Staff Officer Course.

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