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Dr. Luke McClee

Dr. Luke McClees is the director of Military Affairs and Services at Saint Leo University. He is responsible for overseeing the success and quality of life for all Military, Veterans, and their families at Saint Leo University. He also advises the university on changing legislation, and policies that might impact university stakeholders.

Prior to being the director of Military Affairs and Services at Saint Leo University, he taught, presented, and published for nearly a decade for the College of Education and Veteran Studies Program at Eastern Kentucky University.

His work in the field of Veterans Studies helped the field grow and become recognized nationally. He has been involved in every space where academics and Military Veterans intersect and he is considered a Thought Leader in this area.

Prior to studying and working in academics, Dr. McClees served as a sergeant in the United States Marine Corps with the Third Battalion, Eighth Marine Regiment at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. During his enlistment, Dr. McClees served in both mission-oriented and rotational deployments. This included a combat action deployment to help end the genocide during the Kosovo War. His mission deployments included: Operation Assured Response, Operation Quick Response, security operations in Guantanamo, Cuba, and Haiti, Operation Noble Anvil, Operation Shining Hope, and Operation Joint Guardian.