Sean Sorbie

Sean Sorbie, Director of Veterans Outreach

Sean joins USGLC from the Democratic National Committee where he managed a nationwide team of staff and volunteers during the 2016 election. At the DNC, Sean supported the research and communications departments by providing real time updates from thousands of campaign events across the country. His earlier experience includes roles such as Regional Field Director for Rep. Patrick Murphy (FL) and Veteran Field Organizer for the Truman National Security Project. Sean is a veteran of the US Marine Corps, having earned the rank of Sergeant while serving at the historic Marine Barracks Washington, DC. Sean holds a B.A. in political science from the University of South Florida and is a proud USF Bull.

Posts by Sean Sorbie

  • November 10, 2022

    Sean Sorbie: My Mission for Fewer Military Funerals

    Sean Sorbie | November 10, 2022

    Like billions of others, I watched the events of September 11, 2001 unfold live on TV. In my junior year at Dunedin High School in Pinellas County, Florida, I sat in Mr. Peterson’s AP physics class and watched the second plane crash into the South...

  • June 6, 2022

    Climate Change: A National Security Imperative

    Sean Sorbie | June 6, 2022

    Rising seas, the destruction of ecosystems, and unpredictable and severe weather: the immediate impacts of climate change phenomena such as these challenge America’s national security both in the near and long term. A whole-of-society approach...

  • February 21, 2019

    Combatant Commanders to Congress: Development, Diplomacy Are Critical to National Security

    Sean Sorbie in Congress, National Security | February 21, 2019

    In recent weeks, our nation’s top national security experts – the military leaders of America’s combatant commands – briefed Congress on the national security threats facing the United States. While the challenges of great power competition from China and Russia were central to their testimonies, they also highlighted threats that require investing in development and diplomacy to keep America safe by addressing the drivers of extremism and instability, building allies and partner capacity, and promoting American values and diplomatic solutions to conflict.