Committee Member

Vice Admiral (Retired) Robin R. Braun, USN
Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services

Other Positions /
Employment /
Community Involvement

  • Board of Directors, Identiv, Inc.
  • Board of Directors, Naval Aviation Museum Foundation, Pensacola, FL
  • Board of Directors, Northern Arizona University Foundation
  • Pilot for FedEx Corporation (Retired)

Prior Military Service
or Affiliation

  • Retired from the U.S. Navy in 2016, after 37 years
  • Last assignment: Chief of Navy Reserve and Commander, Navy Reserve Force
  • Naval Aviator; first woman to command a Navy Reserve aviation squadron

Highest Education

  • Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters, Northern Arizona University
  • Honorary Doctorate of Laws, Concordia University of Chicago
  • Bachelor of Science, Northern Arizona University

Achievements /
Awards /

  • Distinguished Service Medal
  • Defense Superior Service Medal
  • Legion of Merit (3 awards)
  • Honorary Chief Petty Officer
  • DAR Patriot Award
  • 2015 Distinguished Citizen of the Year Award, Northern Arizona University

VADM Robin Braun, Navy, Retired