Cmdr. Anne C. Bruckman
Cmdr. Anne C. Bruckman graduated from The College of the Holy Cross with a Bachelors of Arts in 2006. She entered the Naval Aviation pipeline and received her “Wings of Gold” in June of 2008.
Bruckman’s operational assignments include Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 75, HSM-78, and HSM-71. At HSM-75 she completed a 5th Fleet deployment aboard USS Curts (FFG 38) in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and embarked USS Nimitz (CVN 68) for the 2012 Fleet Response Training Plan cycle and the 2012 Rim of the Pacific Exercise. While attached to HSM-78, she deployed on USS George Washington (CVN 73) as part of the 2015 Southern Seas Deployment. In January 2017, she deployed on the USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) in support of 3rd Fleet Forward Operations in the 7th Fleet Area of responsibility. At HSM-71 she deployed aboard the USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) on their 2018-2019 cruise in support of Operations Freedom’s Sentinel, Inherent Resolve, and Deliberate Resolve.
Bruckman’s shore assignments include serving as the Anti-Submarine Warfare Program Manager and Operations Officer at the HSM Weapons School, Atlantic (HSMWSL) and as the Command Electronic Warfare Officer and Integrated Operations Deputy Branch Chief at U.S. Northern Command.
Her personal awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (four awards), the Navy and Marine Corps Leadership Award, and various unit commendations and campaign awards. She has flown over 2,500 flight hours.