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LT. COL. WILLES K. LEE, USA (RET), MPA
Current Director. Selected by Nominating Committee. Benefactor member. Proven defender of freedom as combat leader and uncompromising activist. USMA-West Point graduate. Ranger, Airborne, Armor officer. Veteran of Cold War, Europe Anti-Terrorism, Desert Storm. Chairman, NRA Outreach; Vice Chairman, Collegiate Programs; member, Military & Veterans’ Affairs, Legislative Policy, Grassroots Development Committees; Federal Affairs Subcommittee. Staunch Second Amendment advocate. Promotes women’s programs, Eddie Eagle®, NRA School Shield, NRA Foundation Friends Dinners. Former University of Kentucky Rifle Team sponsor. President, National Federation of Republican Assemblies, American Conservative Union Foundation Board member; former GOP State Chairman (Hawaii)/RNC member. Co-Chairman Trump-Pence Second Amendment Coalition. Life GOA, CCRKBA/SAF. Endorsed by Hawaii Rifle Association. SAF Defender of Liberty Award. Member VSSA, VCDL. NRA keynote Minnesota Gun Caucus rally. Led fight against Honolulu PD destruction of $500,000 of firearms. Army expert M1911, M16, M9, M3. Member Order of Saint George, Army’s mounted-force top award. Life VFW, MOAA.