Daniel Edmund Duggan biography: 10 things about US Marine Corps veteran

Daniel Edmund Duggan is a former citizen of the United States. Here are 10 more things about him:

Daniel Edmund Duggan
Daniel Edmund Duggan
  1. From 1981 to 1986, he attended Milton High School in Milton, Massachusetts, USA. He was a member of the school’s football team.
  2. From 1986 to 1991, he attended Bridgewater State University in Bridgewater, Massachusetts where he earned his bachelor’s degree in aviation science.
  3. From May 1989 to October 2002, he served with the U.S. Marine Corps as a pilot and a flight instructor. He rose to the rank of major.
  4. In November 2005, he moved to Tasmania, Australia where he founded Top Gun Australia. He served as the company’s director and chief pilot.
  5. In April 2014, he sold Top Gun Australia.
  6. In May 2014, he moved to Beijing, China. He worked as the general manager of MCT-Asia Ltd in Beijing.
  7. In October 2017, he registered an aviation consultancy company called AVIBIZ Limited in Qingdao, China and served as the company’s managing director. In 2020, the company dissolved.
  8. On October 21, 2022, Australian Federal Police arrested him in Orange, New South Wales, Australia following a request from the U.S. government.
  9. On November 4, 2022, his defense lawyer Dennis Miralis said he will fight his extradition to the U.S. and seek the intervention of an intelligence watchdog.
  10. He was 54 years old when a court in Sydney, New South Wales was told on November 28, 2022 that the U.S. must lodge an extradition request for him by December 20, 2022 under a bilateral treaty. The case was adjourned until December 16, 2022.

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  1. Danny Duggan what a beautiful pilot !! We were surprised at this news and of course understand it’s not true; any if it !
    We hope and pray for a prompt release of Danny so he can put this behind him .
    It’s unclear what the charges are and all our prayers are sent in his direction.
    The Kelley family in Boston ma USA 🇺🇸


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