Lieutenant Colonel Kyle P. Hahn, originally from Lockport, New York, earned his commission through the University of Rochester Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps program in 2004. Following The Basic School, he was assigned as an Air Traffic Control Officer.
In May 2005, he reported to Marine Air Control Squadron 1 (MACS-1), where he served as an Air Traffic Controller at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar and then deployed twice in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Served as Officer-In-Charge, Air Traffic Control Detachment Bravo.
In June 2008, LtCol Hahn reported to the Naval Postgraduate School, earned a degree in Manpower Systems Analysis. In April 2010, he was assigned to Manpower and Reserve Affairs, Headquarters Marine Corps, Marine Corps Base Quantico, served as the Officer Inventory Planner; Manpower Plans, Programs, and Budget (MPP-30).
In August 2013, he reported to Marine Tactical Air Command Squadron 38 (MTACS-38), Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, where he deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. He served as Officer-In-Charge of MTACS-38 (Forward) and a Senior Air Coordinator of the Tactical Air Command Center. Following Afghanistan, he was assigned to Marine Air Control Group 38 (MACG-38), where he deployed to South Korea in support of Operation Key Resolve.
In April 2015, LtCol Hahn was assigned as Executive Officer of 3rd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion (3rd LAAD Bn), Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, where the unit was named the 2016 Marine Corps Aviation Association Command and Control Unit of the Year.
In August 2016 he reported to the United Kingdom’s Defense Academy. In August 2017, he was assigned to the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Fort Belvoir, and served as a Deputy Mission Commander and conducted operations with the Open Skies Treaty, designated joint qualified.
In August 2020, he reported to the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, served as the Wing Air Command and Control Officer.
LtCol Hahn graduated from Marine Corps University Expeditionary Warfare School, Marine Corps University Command and Staff College, Weapons and Tactics Instructor Course (MMT & C3), United Kingdom’s Defense Academy Advanced Command and Staff Course, and the National Defense University’s Joint Forces Staff College. He holds a Bachelor of Science from the Rochester Institute of Technology, Master of Science from the Naval Postgraduate School, and a Master of Arts from King’s College London.
His personal awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Achievement Medal, and the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (2).