Lieutenant Stephen Byrd is a 2012 graduate of the University of Louisville, where he earned a Bachelor of Science and a Masters of Engineering in Industrial Engineering.
As a qualified Submarine Warfare Officer, LT Byrd completed a Western Pacific deployment while serving aboard the USS GREENEVILLE (SSN 772)—a ship that won the Navy’s Battle “E” Efficiency Award for three out of the last four years.
LT Byrd is qualified “engineer” on the Navy’s 688 class of nuclear powered submarines—part of the Navy’s robust Nuclear Propulsion Program which maintains a perfect safety record for over 50 years.
In June 2017, LT Byrd departed GREENEVILLE to execute orders to the University of Oklahoma NROTC unit as an Assistant Professor in Naval Science. Here he teaches Naval Weapons Systems and Naval Engineering and acts as the Junior, Senior, and Officer Candidate advisor to the Midshipman Battalion.
LT Byrd’s personal awards include the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (three awards).