Lucas is also a Master-at-Arms in the U.S. Navy with over 17 years of distinguished service between Active and Reserve tours of duty.
He has performed anti-terrorism / force protection duties onboard ships at sea, at naval shore installations and has worked harbor defense details and seaward security details in support of Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom.
He has also served as weapons department training Petty Officer for Inshore Boat Unit 21, where he delivered small arms, crew served weapons and marksmanship training for Navy Expeditionary Security Forces.
During this period, Lucas also attended the U.S. Army Combat Lifesaver Course, where he learned the fundamentals of the Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) system.
Lucas is also a graduate firearms instructor from the University of Illinois Police Training Institute and is a National Registry Emergency Medical Technician.