Veterans Day

Local Community Invited to University of Mobile Veterans Day Ceremony

Zac DouglasNews

MOBILE, Ala. – Chaplain Endel Lee, RDML (Ret), USN and University of Mobile alumnus will speak at the University of Mobile Veterans Day ceremony on Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. at the Bedsole Commons Patio on the University of Mobile Campus.

The local community is invited to the ceremony. RamCorps will be performing. 

University of Mobile graduates have gone on to serve in each of the four branches of the United States military. The Veterans Day ceremony will honor UM graduates who have and are currently serving. 

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Lee graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from UM in 1985. He then continued his education earning a Master of Divinity, Master of Religious Education, and Doctor of Philosophy from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, TX. 

In 1993, Lee was commissioned as a chaplain in the United State Naval Reserve where he went on to serve multiple tours. 


After his military service, Lee has been a senior pastor, associate pastor, interim pastor, seminary professor, director of Pastoral Care and Counseling in a hospital setting and National Coordinator of Disaster Spiritual Care for his denomination. Currently, he leads initiatives for planting churches near military installations to support the spiritual needs of military communities.


About the University of Mobile

The University of Mobile is a Christ-centered liberal arts and sciences institution with a vision of higher education for a higher purpose, founded to honor God by equipping students for their future professions through rigorous academic preparation and spiritual transformation. Core values are: Christ-Centered, Academically-Focused, Student-Devoted and Distinctively-Driven. The university offers on-campus and online bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in over 75 academic programs. Founded in 1961, the University of Mobile is affiliated with the Alabama Baptist State Convention and is located 10 miles north of Mobile, Alabama on a campus of over 880 acres.

For more information about the University of Mobile, visit the website at or call Enrollment Services at 1.800.WIN.RAMS or 251.442.2222.