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Commander Brian Doherty, a native of Charlestown, Mass and raised in Plymouth, Mass, graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1997 with a Bachelor of Science in oceanography. He was commissioned into the fleet support community and later transferred to the human resources community.

Commander Doherty’s first duty station was Naval Air Facility Atsugi, Japan where he became the command training officer and security manager. Following this overseas tour, he reported to Military Entrance Processing Station, Portland, Maine and served as test control officer, operations officer, and executive officer.

In summer 2002, he became a resident of Naval Postgraduate School and graduated with a Master of Science in operations research. After graduation, he had the pleasure of leading Sailors tasked with supporting Naval Air Station Whidbey Island as the officer in charge, PSD Whidbey Island. Upon selection for Milestone, he served as the training officer, USS Nimitz.

Cmdr Doherty spent nine years in the National Capital region, starting as a budget head within OPNAV’s strategic resourcing office, OPNAV N100. He then served as a military planner at the National Security Agency and, most recently, as the Deputy N1 for U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. TENTH Fleet.

Doherty reported as the executive officer, Navy Talent Acquisition Group New England in August 2018. He is presently advanced to commanding officer of Navy Talent Acquisition Group New England.


His decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal (two awards), Navy/Marine Corps Commendation Medal (three awards), Navy/Marine Corps Achievement Medal, and various personal, unit and campaign decorations.3333344444 Additionally, he is SPHR and SHRM-SCP certified.



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