Lee Martin Biography
Colonel, U.S. Army, Retired
A native of a small burg called East Bank, in the West Virginia coal fields, graduated from Greenbrier Military School in Lewisburg, WV, not only as the Outstanding Cadet his senior year, but was placed in the school’s Hall of Fame. While
subsequently earning his B.A. in English from what is now West Virginia State University,
he was also commissioned out of ROTC as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army.
After attending the Airborne and Ranger Courses, he served a year in the Republic of Vietnam as a Special Ops advisor to Vietnamese regulars and Montagnard troops and awarded the Bronze Star, Combat Infantryman’s Badge and Vietnamese Gallantry Cross. Lee served a total of 25 years in the Army’s Active and Reserve components and retired at the rank of Colonel.
In the late 1990s, Lee returned to school to earn his Masters and Doctorate degrees in Professional Counseling and has worked for the past decade as both a Regional Director of Insurance Medical Malpractice claims and a professor teaching courses in Psychology and Counseling at a university in the Atlanta, Georgia area.
As of this reading, Lee is working on his 13th novel, Saving Eagle One. Lee also serves on the General Staff of the Georgia State Defense Force with the rank of Colonel. Colonel Martin now lives in the northern suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia.