Cailean Gee

Cailean  Gee
  • Assistant Professor (Fixed-Term)
  • School of Criminal Justice
  • JD 2016, Vermont Law School
  • MS 2011, Michigan State University
  • BS 2007, Trine University (Formerly Tri-State University)


Capt. Cailean Gee is the deputy director, A2 Intelligence Directorate, 217th Air Component Operations Squadron, 110th Wing, Battle Creek Air National Guard Base, Michigan. As the deputy director, Capt. Gee leads all-source intelligence planning, training, and exercise support to United States Air Forces in Europe – Air Forces Africa (USAFE-AFAFRICA).

Capt. Gee enlisted in the Air Force in 2003 as a Security Forces specialist and transitioned to the Michigan Air National Guard in 2005. He attended Tri-State University graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice in 2007. Capt. Gee was selected for commissioning in 2009, and graduated from U.S. Air Force Officer Training School, Maxwell Air Force Base in April 2010. Capt. Gee attended Michigan State University, graduating with a Master of Science in Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysis in 2011, and Vermont Law School earning a Juris Doctor in 2016. Capt. Gee has 18 years of combined active duty and guard/reserve service, with technical and leadership experience in both security forces and intelligence career fields.

His notable staff tours include Joint Force Headquarters-Department of Defense Information Network (JFHQ-DODIN) and Joint Task Force-Liberty. At JFHQ-DODIN, Capt. Gee served as a division chief for the collection management, counterintelligence, and human intelligence (HUMINT) divisions. In his civilian capacity, Capt. Gee currently works in the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence and Security, and is an associate professor at Michigan State University, College of Social Science, School of Criminal Justice. Prior to this he was the director of intelligence for Joint Task Force-Liberty, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, in support of Operation Allies Welcome.