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Into the Darkness – A tribute to Glen Collins

Into the darkness – A tribute to Glen Collins

Most of you that will read this, will have never known who Glen Collins was.  Many who will read or hear this will never have known him like I knew him.  You will never know that Glen Collins was a force to be reckoned with. That Glen at one time was a proud Navy SEAL; not just a Navy SEAL but a Navy SEAL who became a SEAL Platoon Chief and then went on to become a SEAL Officer. 

 You will never know him as a hard charging, coffee chugging, cigarette smoking, hairy small man that we affectionately called The Troll.  You will never know his as the training and operations planning mastermind.  The man who would create giant Excel spread sheets and spend hours taping them together to ensure all training for our SEAL Team could be effectively completed and planned out for the next several years.  You will never know, the Training Officer, who on more occasions than I can count, stuck his neck out to save the careers of many a young Frogman, myself included.  You will never know the intensity and fire he brought to everything he did, and the crazy maniacal look he got in his eyes as he figured out a problem and proclaimed himself the “Super Genius” in his crazy eccentric accent. 

 You will never know him as the family man that I did; a man who cherished his sons and who doted on his only daughter as if she was the last princess left on earth.  A man who mentored me to be a better SEAL and encouraged and supported me to become a SEAL Leader.  You will not know him as the man who told me to stop being a moron and go get my future wife back, after I got cold feet and impulsively broke up with her.  You will not know him as the crazy man who led the charge to give me the traditional SEAL wedding hazing the night before my wedding or the man who stood next to me on my wedding day as I married the girl I almost let go.  You will not know the man, who my family spent a week with him and his family only a few years ago, traveling through the Pacific Northwest.  The man who I reduced myself to looking like Marvin the Martian in a giant oversized red helmet to ride around in a Hot-Red three- wheeled scooter to make our kids happy, as we laughed and heckled ourselves all the way around San Juan Island. 

 You will not know the man, who I shared a great dinner and drinks with only a year ago, telling stories of an amazing past military life and hope for a bright future.  But more than anything, you will not know him as a good father, son, brother, leader, mentor, teammate, groomsman, confidant, and friend.  With our crazy busy lives, I had only talked to Glen a few times over the last year and then last week, I received word that Glen Collins took his own life. 

 I was dumbfounded to hear the news.  Not the Troll.  Not the Super Genius.  Not the Father, Teammate and Friend.  No way that hairy bastard killed himself.  He was too strong for that…….

 But it was true.  My friend succumbed to the darkness and demons, that we once trained to defeat.  So today, for those of you that read this, I hope you have a better appreciation for who Glen Collins was.  I hope you’ll take time to honor the man you didn’t know.  And if you did know him, honor the man who made you laugh, cry, saved your career, pushed you to be better, and many times, drove you crazy.  But more than anything, honor him by reaching out to those you haven’t seen or talked to in a while, check in on them and ask them if they’re OK………….

 And tell them my friend, the Super Genius sent you.

47 Responses

  • Patty Webb
    May 6, 2016

    A beautifully written tribute. I am sorry for the loss of your Brother and good friend. May his memory be a blessing.

    Patty Webb May 6, 2016
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  • Mike Clayton
    May 6, 2016

    I never had the Honor Jason, but he was a great man none the less. Sorry for the loss of a true Brother and I pray that his Wife and Children learn to accept and move on with wonderful memories. These stories are all to real and all to often read. No words to properly convey my feelings, but I will do as you ask and I have been for a while now, checking in on my friends I haven’t talked to in a while, and I will definitely tell them of the Super Genius.

    Mike Clayton May 6, 2016
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  • Larry Nixon
    May 6, 2016

    Jason, I am very sorry to hear about Mr. Collins taking his own life. I never served in the military and have no way of knowing or fathoming all of the sacrifices men like you and Mr. Collins endured for the country we all love, but I am truly grateful and thankful for all of you guys. Make no mistake he will always be remembered. My best friend’s brother went to that dark place a couple of years ago, yet no one understands why. I pray that someday we prevent the wars and ultimately the loss of life.

    God Bless and God Speed,

    Larry Nixon
    Magnolia, Texas

    Larry Nixon May 6, 2016
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  • Constance Smith
    May 6, 2016

    Jay- such a great tribute! He truly was a loved man. I am sorry for the pain his passing leaves! Prayers for you and all who called him friend! I wish there was more we as a society could do to support our vets so they can overcome and thrive after all they (you) have given to this country! God Bless!

    Constance Smith May 6, 2016
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  • Cyndi Inkpen
    May 6, 2016

    Jason,

    I am so sorry for your loss. You are correct, we have to do a much better job of caring for our heroes. I believe that our society puts so much pressure on our warriors, especially SEAL team members to be super human and create an environment where asking for help is viewed as a weakness or character flaw. The reality is that reaching out is truly courageous. I pray we never lose another warrior in this manner. ~ Dr. C

    Cyndi Inkpen May 6, 2016
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  • Julie Butler
    May 6, 2016

    So very sorry for your loss, his family’s loss and the many people that were touched by his life – loss. We lost a good friend to those demons in 2013. Remember the good times, treasure moments shared, and like you said, check on buddies. Sending prayers and hugs to all.

    Julie Butler May 6, 2016
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  • SSG Z
    May 6, 2016

    I have been battling my own demons. What you guys do daily I can’t even imagine in the slightest way possible. My inner scars came to the surface just recently and literally almost took my own life. I take things one day at a time to work towards becoming the initial person that my wife fell in love with. 22 is too many a day…

    Thanks for your service brother!

    SSG Z May 6, 2016
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  • Stephen Jones
    May 6, 2016

    So sorry for your loss my friend. He is sharing the eternal fire with his and your brothers and sisters who have passed. I hope others will define his life by how he lived and what he accomplished. Rest in Peace Warrior!!
    Stephen Jones

    Stephen Jones May 6, 2016
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  • Linda Vine
    May 6, 2016

    Jason,

    So very sorry for the loss of your SEAL brother. There is an epidemic in our military that needs to be addressed immediately. Congress can’t seem to do anything about, nor can the VA, so we as Veterans need to step up. Being retired I don’t have the extra money but I do have the time, so I serve our Veterans in hopes of helping them in any way.

    Everyone, please take the time to reach out to others. Pray for them. Be there for them. God bless & keep you.

    Linda Vine May 6, 2016
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  • CH
    May 6, 2016

    Beautiful tribute and great advice. So sorry to hear of your loss of friend/mentor/super genius,

    Keeping you all and his family in my prayers.

    God Bless,

    CH May 6, 2016
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  • Julie Childers
    May 6, 2016

    Jason,
    I am so very sorry for your loss…a loss to the world… And thank you for sharing your beautiful tribute. Many prayers going out to all of those whose lives were touched by this Hero. With 25 years in the fire department, I have learned that we never really know who harbors what emotions. So much more needs to be done to help those who have helped us. God Bless….and thank you.

    Julie Childers May 6, 2016
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  • Rick Shattuck
    May 6, 2016

    Very sorry for the loss of your friend and mentor. May God hold him and his family in the palm of his hand

    Rick Shattuck May 6, 2016
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  • Jann Pascoe
    May 6, 2016

    Jay- Beautifully written, describing Mr. Colllins. Your heart will heal from this too. Keep the good memories close. Give your dog a hug. Times like this make for a greater appreciation of the good in life. Thank you for your brave service and sacrifice, in protecting all that you love.

    Jann Pascoe May 6, 2016
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  • Gary Mooslin
    May 6, 2016

    Very touching tribute Jason . I never served in the Military but I have great respect for all that have. I am honored to know a few who wear the Trident as well as other branches of service. It’s sad that you carry your demons around ,one Seal I know wrote a few books to help with his demons . So sorry for his Family’s loss ,and your loss too .l also have lost a lot of friends to those demons. GLEN COLLINS WILL NOT BE FORGOTTEN. BEAUTIFULY WRITTEN.

    Gary Mooslin May 6, 2016
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  • Lori Detwiler
    May 6, 2016

    Jay I am so sorry for the lost of your friend and brother. Far too many are lost to the demons war leaves behind. I cannot count how many of my friends wage war on the inner pictures and voices everyday. I want to help them. I want to give them a peace and joy they have earned and deserve. I know you know those demons too, and I’m so thankful for the many things you do to help your brothers and sisters who struggle daily to just breathe.
    I mourn the loss of Glen and pray for his family and friends. We just have to try everyday to be there for those who need it. We are all in this together.

    Lori Detwiler May 6, 2016
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  • Kerry Feuerhelm
    May 6, 2016

    Beautiful tribute. I can’t even fathom what you all go through every day. It makes me angry and ashamed that our country doesn’t take care of our Veterans like they deserve. I am so very sorry about your friend and thank you from the bottom of my heart for your service.

    Kerry Feuerhelm May 6, 2016
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  • Matthew Burton
    May 6, 2016

    What an honorable tribute Jay. Although I didn’t know him, through your fine words I have a good understanding of the man he was. Such a terrible loss. God bless is family and brothers. This needs to stop. The military teaches us to always maintain our equipment to the extreme. It’s a crying Shane that the government tosses it’s warfighters aside after they’ve done what was ask of them. Damn shame. Rest easy warrior.

    Matthew Burton May 6, 2016
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  • Ann McArthur
    May 6, 2016

    What a heartfelt tribute to your friend. Stay strong!

    Ann McArthur May 6, 2016
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  • Stacy Statham
    May 6, 2016

    Sorry for the loss. I salute him.

    Stacy Statham May 6, 2016
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  • Elaine Smith
    May 6, 2016

    Jason, thank you for sharing this tribute. In honor of Glen Collins. I have learned that most of the time in veteran suicide that it is the strong ones with the hearts of gold that succumb to the demons. I’ve learned many things since 2011, about military men and women taking their own lives. May we honor them and cherish their memories. 22 Kill, End 22. Thank you again.

    Elaine Smith May 6, 2016
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  • Linda Clark, Dallas, TX
    May 6, 2016

    Jason, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of Mr. Collins and want you & his family to know we mourn with you & wish we could wipe away your tears. Your tribute to him is warm, funny & just beautiful. You describe a guy we would all love to have as a friend & have on our team, no matter what profession we’re in. I love how you describe his intensity planning Training for his Team guys & smile as you describe his dry humor, which you SEALS are known for, calling himself “Super Genius”.

    It is deeply personal and painful when we hear that the demons couldn’t be quieted or the scars healed. of one of our bravest warriors & heroes. I pray for the day we have better ways to offer healing & hope.

    I want Veterans to know that most companies are genuinely committed to hiring them & have mentoring programs. I live in Dallas where there is a Traumatic Brain Injury center doing great work. Everyone I know considers fixing the problems at the VA as Priority #1 for our politicians. Thank you for allowing us to know and honor Glen Collins. May his shiny Trident light the path to help for all who are suffering & I hope the “22 at risk daily” know we deeply care about them & want to help. May God’s love give you & his family strength & comfort in the days ahead. RIP Brave Warrior.Chief. We won’t forget you.

    Linda Clark, Dallas, TX May 6, 2016
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  • Maria G. Hinojosa
    May 6, 2016

    Thank you so much for your moving tribute to a true hero, which you are too. Now you have to be strong to support your friends family & his children I’m sure you are now considered Uncle Jason be there for them & for all the others that will need your help. I am a veteran but not a combat vet & nowhere near a seal just to be accepted into the seal program is unfathomable to me only the best of the best can make the cut. Know there are many people who really appreciate you guys. And all of our troops even the warriors with paws. God Bless & stand tall always know you are loved. We here about all those that lose their battle with the demons of war. However, this drives it home that they are real people & not just statistics.

    Maria G. Hinojosa May 6, 2016
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  • CJ
    May 7, 2016

    So sorry… Thank you for telling us who he was. I ache every time I read a story like this and wish I could stop it from ever happening again. ❤️

    CJ May 7, 2016
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  • Dan Kubala
    May 7, 2016

    A great tribute to a dear Friend and Teammate. My family recently suffered a similar loss of my sisters husband. A Police Officer and SWAT Sniper who succumbed to the same demons. We all knew that it was the illness of depression that took his life, not the man that we all knew and loved.

    I feel your pain, LT, and I will keep Mr. Collins and his family, as well as yours, in my thoughts and prayers

    May he Rest Easy

    Dan Kubala May 7, 2016
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  • May 7, 2016

    Beautiful tribute Jason. I didn’t know Glen, but as a fellow frog I wish that I had. I am on the Board of a non-profit called Mighty Oaks Foundation, and our mission is to eliminate veteran suicide. We run a program called Fight Club for Men. Our mission is to operate on a standing commitment to reach the brokenhearted, with a specific calling to assist our nation’s military Warriors and families find a new life purpose through a hope in Christ, after enduring hardship through their service to America. We have more than 900 alumni that includes several SEALs, SF vets, and conventional soldiers and Marines. If anyone reading this knows of a veteran or active duty member struggling, our programs are completely free of charge and scholarships are available for travel expenses to our main HQ in Central California. Many of our students are active duty as well sent to us on no cost orders as we have gained the trust of the Marine Corps and NSW among other units to care for their members. You can find out more at http://www.mightyoaksprograms.org

    Matt Heidt May 7, 2016
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  • Evans
    May 7, 2016

    Jason, thank you for this tribute to Glen. I just talked to him on the phone three weeks ago. This is a loss for everyone but especially for those that knew and loved him. Again, thank you so much for this tribute to a man that I wish that I have known better. I lost a buddy in the same way shortly after we got out of the Army almost 20 years ago . Brother, I’m not going to lie, it’s tough as hell but it’s something that we have to deal. I deal with it by trying to keep my remaining buddies close and I try to reach out to them even if it is every now and then. My thoughts and meditations goes to you and his family. Please check on them as often as you can.

    Evans May 7, 2016
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  • Jay Sukov
    May 7, 2016

    Great tribute to an amazing friend and Team Mate. I feel bad that I didn’t know the “Troll” took his life. I think we all suffer from some some of the same demons that ultimately decame too much for Glen to handle… It’s Team Mates like you that keep our fallen Brothers memories alive. Thanks, and keep doing what you do. Jay.

    Jay Sukov May 7, 2016
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  • May 7, 2016

    Jason your article will lead the SOFX articles tommorow in the weekly roundup. Glenn was a hero to me.

    Everything you said was the crystal truth.

    Sam havelock

    Sam Havelock May 7, 2016
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  • Jason, so true and that a brother in arms was overtaken by his demons. My thought are with you. I’ve lost two brothers in arms in the last 3 months to the same darkness. Let’s all reach out to our friend who may be lost so we can bring them back with us and let then know we are there. Be blessed Lt.

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  • Bo Cox
    May 7, 2016

    Sorry to hear of the loss of another American hero. Let he never be forgotten!

    Bo Cox May 7, 2016
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  • May 7, 2016

    I’m so sorry for the loss of your friend and mentor, and to his family my sincerest condolences. Thankyou for sharing this emotional tribute. I wish I had knpwn him.

    Valerie Hanson May 7, 2016
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  • Jim Davy
    May 7, 2016

    The demons are harder, by far, to deal with than any bad guy. God knows we don’t think about the demons early on when we are learning a trade and actually having fun but after doing it for so very long anything else seems a long way off and not very interesting. We start fighting the demons when the war is over. God Bless you for the wonderful tribute to a brother, he is gone but will never be forgotten

    Jim Davy May 7, 2016
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  • Katie
    May 7, 2016

    Thank you so much for this. No one whose lives were touched by my uncle Glen will ever be the same. He was a good man, a caring man, a truly inspirational human being. I’m so thankful to have been lucky enough to have had him in my life. There are no words sufficient to describe the gratitude & pride we (all should) feel when we think of the service, loyalty & sacrifice the SEALS & all service men & women are willing to provide for our country, our people, our families. I thank you. I thank you all deeply & sincerely from the bottom of my heart.

    Katie May 7, 2016
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  • Robert Freeby
    May 7, 2016

    Thank you for introducing Glen Collins, he sounds like a man that everyone would admire, respect and follow . My deepest condolences brother.

    Robert Freeby May 7, 2016
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  • Mitch Shlosser
    May 8, 2016

    We Frogs celebrate life! Ringing the Bell is not in our lexicon…unless you are done celebrating this gift of being.
    Hang in there….brothers! There’s plenty of living, reunions, and crazy red scooters on San Juan Island!

    Fraternally,
    Mitch.

    Mitch Shlosser May 8, 2016
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  • May 9, 2016

    Dear Jason & Everyone,
    Thank you for sharing your broken heart with us, Jason. That takes courage, but that’s part of your ethos as a SEAL. Thank you for your service.
    In doing so, you have shed a brighter light on this suicide epidemic plaguing our service members, past & present. Suicide is a result of a loss of hope and at its core is a spiritual problem. That’s why all the meds that our veterans are given aren’t working. If they did, our brothers and sisters would not be taking their lives like they are continuing to do at an alarming rate. They are masking the problem and not healing it.
    I am part of an organization that has been focused on this exact problem for the last eight years. We have a saying that has proven true time and time again, “Psychology Reveals, God Heals”. We have had hundreds of veterans (SpecOps & all the conventional warriors from all the services) attend our 5-day Drop Zone program at a ranch in Colorado & a beautiful lodge in Lake Tahoe and not one alumni has taken their life. In fact they have had their hearts restored and families restored and the life that has eluded them since being in combat, comes back even better than what they anticipated. We don’t advertise because our focus is on the warriors healing. Word of mouth throughout the military community has been our way of sharing what we do. Our country owes a debt to this nation’s warriors for all that they sacrifice to keep our nation free and safe. We are Operation Restored Warrior (www.operationrestoredwarrior.org) and while there are wonderful organizations out there helping our veterans, ORW HEALS THEM. If you know of a veteran or active duty service member who needs help, please have them contact us through our website and we will get them into one of our 5-day Drop Zone programs. Jason, that invitation is for you as well. As One, Paul Lavelle, Founder, ORW

    Paul Lavelle May 9, 2016
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  • Vic Thorn
    May 9, 2016

    I am an old man, but once many years ago i was a member of the British Parachute Regiment. I served with the regiment in many parts of the world and I knew men like Glen. Men who meant what they said, had great integrity and honour and would defend their brothers to the very end. That is the key, the absolute element that makes these men who they are, the brotherhood. While we have each other, we have our backs covered and our position secure.

    At night, when the darkness comes, it is a different matter. We can be all we can be, but we cannot stay strong to fight the demons when they come to visit. That fight, is one fought alone and the hardest to win. It is the fight even supermen succumb to, because the enemy is always there, lurking in the shadows, hiding in the corners of the mind, a bad dream or memory.

    So rest in peace Glen, you were a great man and no less of one because in the end you were defeated. This was not a defeat in the general terms, this was a courageous defeat. Why? This enemy is pernicious, it never stops, it never rests, you can never beat it. All you can do is fight for an uneasy truth that can last for years. So I salute you Glen and I thank you for your service, you will never be forgotten my brother. My greatest respect and sympathy to your family and your brother SEALS.

    Vic Thorn May 9, 2016
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    • Jason Redman
      May 10, 2016

      Vic, much respect for our British counter parts. Thanks for your service and your comments.

      Jason Redman May 10, 2016
  • Frank Matkins
    May 9, 2016

    Glenn was a good friend and one of the smartest men I’ve had the pleasure to serve with. When my father died, I went through a difficult time. I became distant and everything seemed senseless to discuss. I happened to be working with Glenn at that time and he could tell I didn’t give a shit, I wasn’t adding anything or chiming in, or commenting on anyone else’s work or effort and I was drinking myself out of a career. Glenn pulled me aside and said…”I know your in a shitty place man, but you are going to have to engage at some point.” I’m one of many Frogs that Glenn guided out of darkness. I feel like if he only had a few frogs around him, we could have guided him out of his dark place. I’m typing this by feel because I can’t see a damn thing right now. I’m having a hard time finding the words…so I will just say I love you buddy and I will see you on the other side.

    Frank Matkins May 9, 2016
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  • Lisa
    May 14, 2016

    I was Glen’s sister-in-law and he was an amazing person. He was always there for me and would do anything to help anyone. I will always remeber all the good in him and all the love he had for his family and friends. I was shocked when my sister told me the news and with tears rolling down my face on my drive to be with her and kids I just couldn’t believe it was true…..not my tough navy SEAL brother-in-law I always bragged about. Sometimes it is the toughest people with the biggest hearts that are fighting a fight we have no idea about. I love you Glen and may you rest in peace till we meet again. Love you! Thank you Jason for this tribute to Glen.

    Lisa May 14, 2016
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  • Sharon K Berrier
    May 16, 2016

    Having experienced the death of my 76 yr old stepfather by his own hand, I know exactly what you are feeling, sir. He was retired from the USAF as a pilot, He was highly educated, a talented musician, a true gentleman who had the funniest stories to tell of his days as a pilot who flew over Vietnam, a wonderful father, grandfather, and husband. I had absolutely no clue, no hint, no inkling that he was unhappy until the day he pulled the trigger. He hid his demons well as he continued to be our pillar of strength, I experienced shock, anger, and overwhelming sadness, but it was the guilt I felt, and still feel to this day, that ate away at me. .. Guilt that I didn’t know his desire to end his life, guilt that I should have been able to stop him, that I should have known, and the list went on and on. But in the end, I realized that I would never know his reasons and once his mind was set, there was no way anyone could stop,him. It was his choice, and his alone for whatever reasons. I realized that I could only be honored to have known him, had the chance to,love him, and have as a part of our family. Treasure your happy memories of him because as long as you remember him, he will never be dead in your heart and mind. That said, it takes time to go through your grief. I am so very sorry that you have had to experience this tragedy, and my prayers are with you and his family. May God keep in his arms forever.

    Sharon K Berrier May 16, 2016
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  • Cory lasseigne
    Jun 15, 2016

    Beautiful words about an awesome person , I had the pleasure of Working with Glen and we shared the same levels of hate and discontent for all things beuracratic and BS that existed around our professions. When we last spoke I told him that I would include him on my next shot up Mt Adams this summer. I wish like hell he could be with me in person. I’ll be thinking of him every step Rest in Peace Frogger, I will never forget you..

    Cory lasseigne Jun 15, 2016
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  • Cory Lasseigne
    Jun 15, 2016

    Beautiful words Jason. Glen and I worked together as we shared the same hate and discontent for our professions. I wish I made more opportunities to grab beers, get coffee, go climb mountains like we always talked about. Glen will forever be in my memory, I will forever be grateful for having known a man like him. Rest in Peace my friend.

    Cory Lasseigne Jun 15, 2016
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  • Liz Donlevy, ITCM Retired
    Jun 30, 2016

    My heart breaks once again for family, friends and the rest of us old shipmates left behind. I had promised myself a while back that I would never attend another memorial service. I lied. RIP Glen.

    Liz Donlevy, ITCM Retired Jun 30, 2016
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  • Cheri Robert
    Jul 11, 2016

    I am just learning of Glen’s passing and am truly dumbfounded. He will be missed and I am so sorry for the family. May our Lord watch over them and bring them peace. I am heartbroken on their behalf, Such a difficult thing for a family to make it through all the dangerous trainings, missions and wars to have their soldier’s mental health be the reason for their demise. My family is in this fight right now, for the life of our suffering soldier. Blessings to all and thank you for sharing your relationship and history with a dedicated, determined man who helped so many reach their full potential.

    Cheri Robert Jul 11, 2016
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  • Robert Hinkel
    Jul 15, 2016

    I knew Glen for several years, we were training partners at my athletic club. I always admired him for his
    determination and optimism . We shared 100’s of training hours training for triathlons. Though I was never a Navy Seal he showed me the brotherhood of having someone watching your back, I’ve taken sometime to write about my relationship with this special man. Glen was a guys, guy, he was always about solutions not problems. I do know this all of us that had the honor of him in our lives walks away with a missing piece in
    our lives…which bring me to Whom The Bell Tolls…it tolls for us.
    Thanks you Glen for sharing my road for the short time….I will miss you.

    Bob Hinkel July16 2016

    Robert Hinkel Jul 15, 2016
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  • M. Lorena Hensley Sweeney
    Nov 3, 2016

    I am reading this through tears, shock, and disbelief. I’ve been trying to find that short, burly, curly headed, funny guy I loved in high school. He was my dearest friend. We we shared so much. I don’t know what to say, or where to start. I’m sure I have found him, but just a few month’s too late. This was a beautiful tribute. I would love to contact his family. I have so many pictures of him, young, in high school, and a tape casset recording of his “first big hit” before he gave up his idea of being a Rock Star, and decided to give military life a try, while he wrote more big hits. Lol! Oh, be at peace my friend.

    M. Lorena Hensley Sweeney
    Mechanicsville, VA

    M. Lorena Hensley Sweeney Nov 3, 2016
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