Citation of Academic Excellence

Posted in Personal Awards

Michael J. Mathews, CAPT, USN Commanding Officer, Trident Training Facility, Bangor

For professional achievement and sustained superior performance of duty during the period 31 March 2000 to 11 May 2000 while completing the Trident Navigation Operator course of instruction. ETSN(SU) Osterday’s personal dedication to excellence was made evident by graduating with a 97.94 course average. Through exceptional effort and study, in and outside of the classroom, he fully mastered the most difficult technical aspects of the course, and significantly increased his abilities as an Electronics Technician. ETSN(SU) Osterday’s outstanding initiative, resourcefulness, and dedication to excellence reflected great credit upon himself and were in keeping with the highest traditions of the United States Naval Service.


May 11, 2000