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LTC Kelly McCoy

Contact Info

(831) 656-3781
Office Address:
Glasgow Hall, Room 347

Strategy Chair

Department of National Security Affairs


Lieutenant Colonel Michael Kelly McCoy is a U.S. Army Strategist assigned to Naval Post Graduate as the Strategy Chair within the National Security Affairs Department. His previous experience includes serving as a strategist for the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command and as a theater strategist at a geographic Combatant Command. Throughout these experiences Kelly has led multiple joint, interagency, and multi-national planning teams developing strategic and operational plans.  LTC McCoy has also served 41 months in support of Operation New Dawn, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Operation Enduring Freedom. He holds a dual Bachelors of Art in Legal Studies and Peace Studies from Chapman University and a Master’s in Public Administration from The George Washington University.  He has been published in Military Review, War on the Rocks, and Modern War Institute.