State Department IDs 2 Americans killed in Libya

September 13, 2012 - 9:33 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department has identified the other two Americans who were killed this week in the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said they were Tyrone S. Woods and Glen A. Doherty, former Navy SEALs who provided security at the consulate.

Woods since 2010 had protected American diplomatic personnel in posts from Central America to the Middle East. Clinton said he was a registered nurse and paramedic. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy, and three sons, Tyrone Jr., Hunter and infant Kai.

Doherty also was a paramedic and had protected Americans in Iraq, Afghanistan and elsewhere. He leaves his father, Bernard, his mother, Barbara, a brother, Gregory, and sister, Kathleen.

The two others killed were Ambassador Chris Stevens and Sean Smith.