Theodore H. Massey, 1stLt
A native of Syracuse, New York, First Lieutenant Theodore H. Massey III joined the Navy War College in October 2012. First Lieutenant Massey completed officer Candidate School and accepted his commission as a Second Lieutenant in August 2009 and was promoted to First Lieutenant in 2011. He graduated from the University of Miami School of Law with a J.D. and an L.L.M. in Internatinal Law in May 2012. He was honored as a student escort during graduation, a select grop of students chosen by the Dean for their contribution to the school.
First Lieutenant Massey founded the University of Miami National Security & Armed Conflict Law Review (NSAC), and served as President & Editor-in-Chief. Under First Lieutenant Massey's leadership, NSAC hosted a symposium in 2012 on the legal issues surrounding child soldiers, featuring well regarded speakers on the subject, including Tchicaya Missamou, a former Congolese child soldier, U.S. Marine, author, and founder of the Hope for Congo Foundation.
First Lieutenant Massey has served at the Law Center in Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island in a civil law and administrative separations capacity. First Lieutenant Massey also completed a Fellowship for the Military Legal Advocacy Program at Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc. (LSGMI) in Miami, Florida, and has advocated in the Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida as a certified legal intern.
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