Lougheed was one of the military personnel stationed in Icarus Base, under the command of Colonel Everett Young. In 2009, he and 80 others fled the base after an attack against the base, and evacuated to the Ancient ship Destiny. (SGU: "Air, Part 1")

Later in 2009, he was assigned to guard a sensitive area on Destiny. When Simeon killed Michaels and escaped to kill Ginn, he shot Lougheed during his escape through the Stargate. He was taken to the infirmary and Lt. Tamara Johansen was able to save him. (SGU: "Malice")