Cutler, Thomas, LCDR

Line Officer
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Current Service Status
USN Retired
Current/Last Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Current/Last Primary NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1991-Present, 111X, Naval War College (Faculty Staff)
Previously Held NEC
000X-Unknown Navy Officer Classification/ Designator
Service Years
1965 - 1990
Foreign Language(s)
Lieutenant Commander
Lieutenant Commander

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
The Gordon England Chair of Profesional Naval Literature, U.S. Naval Institute
Fleet Professor of Strategy & War, U.S. Naval War College
Current author of The Bluejacket's Manual.
Other Comments:

Brown Water, Black Berets: Coastal And Riverine Warfare Vietnam
The Battle of Leyte Gulf
A Sailor's History of the United States Navy
Dutton's Nautical Navigation: 15th Edition
NavCivGuide: A Handbook for Civilians in the United States Navy
The Citizen's Guide to the U.S. Navy
Dictionary of Naval Terms (Co-authored with Deborah W. Cutler)
Dictionary of Naval Abbreviations (Co-authored with Deborah W. Cutler)
The Bluejacket's Manual (22nd, 23rd, 24th, 25th Editions)
The Parent's Guide to the U.S. Navy

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Surface Warfare Officer Badge
Officer in Charge (Small Craft) Badge

 Duty Stations
US NavyUSS Henley (DD-762)USS Independence (CV-62)Naval Inshore Operations Training Center (Faculty Staff)
COMNAVFORVNaval Advisory Group VietnamUSS Harry E .Yarnell (DLG-17)USS Saratoga (CV-60)
USS Parsons (DDG-33)DESRON 9, COMNAVSURFGRU PACNORWESTUS Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)Naval War College (Faculty Staff)
  1965-1965, USS Roberts (DE-749)
  1966-1966, USS Henley (DD-762)
  1970-1971, USS Independence (CV-62)
  1971-1972, Naval Inshore Operations Training Center (Faculty Staff)
  1972-1972, COMNAVFORV
  1972-1972, Naval Advisory Group Vietnam
  1973-1974, USS Harry E .Yarnell (DLG-17)
  1975-1976, USS Saratoga (CV-60)
  1977-1978, 000X, USS Parsons (DDG-33)
  1981-1990, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1991-Present, 111X, Naval War College (Faculty Staff)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1972-1972 Vietnam War
  1973-1973 Operation Nickel Grass (Yom Kippur War)
 Colleges Attended 
Towson UniversityNorwich University
  1965-1969, Towson University
  1987-1988, Norwich University
 Military Association Memberships
United States Naval InstituteAnnapolis
  1967, United States Naval Institute [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1989, Military Officers Association of America (MOAA), Annapolis (Member) (Annapolis , Maryland) [Verified] - Chap. Page
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