Operations Manager-Veterans Community Worker, Scotland and Northern Ireland
Dougie Morgan is the LGBT+ Veterans Community Worker for Scotland and Northern Ireland. He has over 38 years experience in the British Army, serving from 1979 – 2016 including 26 years in the Black Watch. During his regular and reserve service, he was the deputy chair for the British Army LGBT Forum for over 2 years, and he was the lead for all LGBT matters in Scotland.
Dougie was a Mental Health First Aid Instructor whilst serving and has continued to ensure everyone is treated fairly and equally in all his posts after service. After completing his military service, he worked at Edinburgh Airport as a Security Officer and a member of the Additional Needs Team and was responsible for ensuring anyone with hidden disabilities and additional needs were supported through the airport which could be very challenging. He is MHFA and ASIST trained.
During the Covid lockdown, he worked at Sainsbury’s as a delivery driver and Gleneagles 5 * Hotel as a guest planner. In 2015 Dougie received a Proud of Scotland ‘Uniformed Icon of the Year’ award for services to the LGBT+ community.
Dougie has been married to Graeme for 8 years and together for 13 years, and they live in Alloa.