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  LCDR Robert Reynolds

   Military Professor
   War Gaming

        Phone: (401) 841-3097

(401) 841-6960



Lieutenant Commander Reynolds is a 1998 graduate of the United States Naval Academy where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Systems Engineering. He was designated a naval aviator in 2001 and completed training in the EA-6B Prowler at VAQ-129 in June 2002.
Reynolds’ served with the Black Ravens of VAQ-135 where he participated in Operation Iraqi Freedom aboard USS Nimitz (CVN-68). He volunteered for an individual augmentee tour as the SPINS Chief at the Combined Air and Space Operations Center, Al Udeid, Qatar. He was subsequently chosen to stand up the Joint Crew Composite Squadron One where he served with the 1-32nd Cavalry Squadron, 101st Airborne Division and 5-73rd Cavalry Squadron, 82nd Airborne Division as the Electronic Warfare Officer in Diyala Province, Iraq.
Ashore, Reynolds served as an ROTC Instructor at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. In 2009, Reynolds transferred to the Selected Reserves where he served as a Department Head with the Commander, Third Fleet, Maritime Air Operations Unit in San Diego, California until 2012. He is currently on Active Duty Special Work with the War Gaming Department at the Naval War College conducting research, analysis and gaming on the emerging Air-Sea Battle concept.
Upon release from active duty in 2009, Reynolds received a Master of Business Administration degree from Columbia Business School and worked as a Product Line Manager and Chief Project Officer in the aerospace and project finance industries. He is currently a Wallace H. Coulter Foundation Translational Partnership Advisor for the University of Pittsburgh and serves on several advisory boards in the information technology and life science industries. 
His awards include the Bronze Star Medal; Joint Service Commendation Medal; Navy Commendation Medal; Army Commendation Medal; Army Achievement Medal (2 awards); Presidential Unit Citation (Army); and various campaign, unit and service medals.