Clyde is a 2013 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science with Honors and Chinese. He commissioned into the nuclear submarine community and later transitioned as public affairs officer in 2015. His operational tours include U.S. Naval Forces Central Command/U.S. 5th Fleet in Bahrain and Destroyer Squadron SEVEN in Singapore. Clyde is pursuing a Juris Doctor degree at Yale Law School as a member of the class of 2022.