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#BeyondCourage: Glen Doherty and Tyrone Woods

Beyond Courage
#BeyondCourage Remembering the heroes of Benghazi

On September 11th 2012, in one of the most dangerous places in our world, two men went to the edge of courage and kept going.

Glen Doherty and Tyrone Woods were CIA operatives stationed near the US Embassy in Benghazi, Libya. When they heard the sound of the attack on our Embassy, they disobeyed direct orders to stand down, and went on to rescue most of our Embassy staff before perishing in the fight along with Ambassador Stevens and Sean Smith. Despite repeatedly being told to stand down, and despite their calls for backup, air support, and reinforcements being ignored and denied, these two men gave their all trying to save and protect all those they could.

Beyond Courage is an attempt to make sure these men receive the honor they deserve. We want to keep their memory alive and pressure our government to honor them in their death even as they were ignored and forgotten in their life.

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