Cmdr. Brian Doherty is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and the Naval Postgraduate School. He was commissioned in 1997 and is a human resource officer. He most recently served as the commanding officer for the Navy Recruiting District covering New England, Eastern New York and Europe. Prior to the recruiting tour, he has been the deputy N1 at Tenth Fleet, budget head at the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations (N100), training officer on USS Nimitz and officer-in-charge at Personnel Support Detachment, Whidbey Island.