Cmdr. Hasse is a naval aviator with over 3,000 hours in the FA-18. His deployments included support of numerous operations including Iraqi Freedom, Enduring Freedom and Inherent Resolve. Prior to becoming a military professor at the U.S. Naval War College, Cmdr. Hasse served as the commanding officer of the "Fighting Redcocks" of VFA-22 in Lemoore, California.