Loren is originally from Port Townsend, Washington. He joined the U.S. Navy in 1970 and retired in 1993. He has a Bachelor’s degree from National University, San Diego. He worked in the logistics department of VT Milcom, Chesapeake division until 2013. Loren lives in Virginia Beach with his wife Rosalina. They are both active members of Suburban Christian Church, Virginia Beach. Their daughter, son-in-law, and 2 grandsons live in Las Vegas, Nevada.