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Randy Kee

Global Fellow


    April 1, 2020 — April 1, 2022

    Professional affiliation

    Senior Advisor, Arctic Security Affairs, Ted Stevens Center for Arctic Security Affairs, U.S. Department of Defense

    Full Biography

    Major General Randy "Church" Kee, United States Air Force (retired) is the Executive Director of the Arctic Domain Awareness Center (ADAC) at the University of Alaska, a DHS Center of Excellence. Since January 2016, General Kee leads a distributed team of Science and Technology, Research & Development. General Kee has led at the Squadron, Group, Wing and Air Ops Center levels. His staff assignments include U.S. Transportation Command, Headquarters USAF, and the U.S. Joint Staff in both Operations plus Strategic Plans and Policy Directorates. He has contributed to U.S. Arctic Strategy, supported domain awareness technology development, and Defense Support to Arctic crisis response. He culminated his military service as Director of Strategy, Policy, Planning and Capabilities for U.S. European Command in Stuttgart, Germany.  General Kee is a Global Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center Polar Institute and serves an important role for the International Cooperative Exchange for Polar Research.

    His US Air Force biography is available here.