January 18, 2014 to November 15, 2014

Posted in Military Performance Evaluations

1/18/14 to 11/15/14

Jeffrey S. Smith, CDR, USN
USS Kentucky SSBN-737(G)

  • Paygrade: E6
  • Professional knowledge: 4
  • Quality of work: 5
  • Equal opportunity: 5
  • Military bearing / Character: 4
  • Personal job accomplishment / Initiative: 5
  • Teamwork: 4
  • Leadership: 5
  • Individual trait average: 4.57
  • Promotion recommendation: Must Promote

Engineered Refueling Overhaul-6. Cold Operations-2. Hot Operations-2. Successful undocking after 24 months in drydock.

PRI: Navigation Division-10. Responsible for operation and maintenance of all SNAV, CNAV, and IC Equipment.

COLL: CCC-9. Leads 14 other counselors in an aggressive retention and Career Information Program serving 339 sailors. NCPACE Coordinator-1.

WATCH: Inport NAV Watch-9.


Petty Officer Osterday is an exceptional sailor and a positive contributor to KENTUCKY.

•  Adept Mentor. Committed himself to the personal and professional development of each Sailor onboard. His leadership has facilitated an esprit de corps throughout the Command. Helped cultivate 29 Sailors in his division into a team that is excited and ready for sea.

•  Top Notch CCC. Stood-up a team of 14 assistant career counselors, led over 200 Career Development Boards, managed 20 Projected Rotation Date shifts, five rating conversion packages, one BCNR package, and 22 reenlistments for 124 years of continued Naval Service and $747,100 in bonuses. Improved his critical program’s inspection score by 55%, earning KENTUCKY the FY14 Retention Excellence Award.

•  Skilled Professional. As Battle Stations Navigation Supervisor, his acuity in leading the Navigation team through challenging Strategic Weapons scenarios directly contributed to an exceptionally successful D5 Strategic Weapons System upgrade and Engineered Refueling Overhaul.

Petty Officer Osterday is already performing at the level of a Chief. He has my strong recommendation for selection to Chief Petty Officer.

Qualifications: Navigation Center Supervisor

Education: Six credits at University of Oklahoma; CPPD Honor Graduate; NEC 9588 Command Career Counselor

Awards: Good Conduct Medal