Stephen "Scott" Helvenston was born on June 21, 1965 in Ocala. As has been widely reported, Helvenston, at age 17, became the â¦ He came from a proud family of Republicans; his great-great-uncle, Elihu Root, was once US Secretary of War and the 1912 Nobel Peace Prize-winner. The deal ends the families' hopes that a public trial would expose the events that led to Iraqi insurgents killing the four contractors in 2004 and hanging two of their corpses, said Jason Helvenston of Orlando, Florida, brother of slain Blackwater guard Stephen "Scott'' Helvenston. He was working as a security contractor for Blackwater Security when he was killed in the 31 March 2004 Fallujah ambush within days of arriving in Iraq.Helvenston â¦ On March 31, 2004, a friend of mine, Stephen âScottâ Helvenston, was one of four Blackwater military contractors that were in a convoy ambushed by insurgents in Fallujah. âIâm glad itâs over. He was a teen when he joined the Navy and was 17 when he became a Navy SEAL. Stephen "Scott" Helvenston (June 21, 1965 â March 31, 2004) was a former United States Navy SEAL. He became a fitness guru and a reality TV â¦ Scott and â¦ Scott Helvenston was a walking ad for the military. The company is being sued for the wrongful deaths of Stephen âScottâ Helvenston, Mike Teague, Jerko Zovko and Wesley Batalona by the families of the men slain in Falluja. He served as a father figure to his younger brother, Jason, after their father, Stephen Helvenston, a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Florida, died in a car accident when Helvenston was â¦ The hearing became emotional when Kathryn Helvenston-Wettengel, the mother of slain Blackwater guard Stephen Scott Helvenston, read a statement on behalf of the families. Just days prior to entering SEAL training, Chad's resolve would be thoroughly tested when he turned on his television one morning to see the unexpected graphic video footage of his mentor and training partner, Navy SEAL Scott Helvenstonâ¦ She stopped several â¦ The settlement ends the familiesâ hopes that a public trial would expose the events that led to Iraqi insurgents killing the four contractors in 2004 and hanging two of their corpses, said Jason Helvenston of Orlando, Fla., brother of slain Blackwater guard Stephen âScottâ Helvenston. Scott Helvenstonâs ex-wife, Patricia Irby of Virgina Beach, Va., confirmed those details but added how much their son and daughter will get hasnât yet been determined. Cast as the leading man was Stephen âScottâ Helvenston, who had bounced around the fringes of Hollywood for years. âScott was committed to service to the very least, and he suffered at the hands of thugs, just as Jesus did,â the Episcopal priest said.