RADM Bryan P. Cutchen ’83 picture

RADM Bryan P. Cutchen ’83

U.S. Navy (Ret.)


  • B.S., Maine Maritime Academy, 1983
  • M.S., Air War College, 1999

Significant Tours:

  • Operational assignments include E-2C Hawkeye squadron tours with Carrier Airborne Early Warning (VAW) Squadron 114, VAW-78, VAW-88 and VAW -77
  • Commander, VAW -77, special counter narcotics squadron, U.S. Southern Command
  • Deputy Air Wing commander, Carrier Air Wing Reserve 20
  • Commander, Carrier Air Wing Reserve 20
  • Flight Instructor, VAW-110, Naval Air Station Miramar, CA
  • Assistant Air Operations, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet (N32)
  • Tactical Air Requirements Officer, Staff of the Chief of Naval Operations, Director of Navy Reserve (N095)
  • Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System Coordinator, Warfare Integration Branch (N70)
  • Deputy Commander, Naval Air Force Reserve
  • Deputy Commander, Office of the Chief of Navy Reserve

Distinguished Service:

  • Amassed nearly 5,000 hours in the various aircraft, including the E-·C Hawkeye, C-2A Greyhound and F-18A+ Hornet
  • Legion of Merit
  • Meritorious Service Medal
  • Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal
  • Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal

Community Service:

  • Board of Authorities (Directors), Maine Turnpike Authority
  • Board member, Veteran’s Count/Easter Seals
  • Candidate for Maine State Senate, District 14, 2016
  • Volunteer consultant, Executive Service Corps, nonprofit consulting organization
  • Member, Commission to Streamline Veteran’s Licensing and Certification