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Chet Lee

US Navy Federal Executive Fellow

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About Chet Lee

Chet Lee is the 2021-2022 Navy Federal Executive Fellow at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs' Lester Crown Center. 

As a career Naval Officer, he has deployed to the Middle East, South America, and Asia. He recently served at the United States Embassy in New Delhi, India, directing United States Navy and Indian Navy cooperative efforts. During his last stateside posting, he briefed the Chief of Naval Operations on geopolitical developments in Asia, partner Navy perspectives, and future collaborative efforts. He earned a BS in Electrical Engineering from the United States Naval Academy and a MA in Defense and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College. He speaks Thai and Indonesian.