Captain Overstreet, a native of Lemoore, California, graduated from Virginia Tech in May 1991, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics. Upon graduation, she was commissioned as an Ensign through the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC).
Captain Overstreet's initial fleet assignment was with the SEAHAWKS of VAW-126 at Naval Station Norfolk. She deployed onboard USS ROOSEVELT and USS ENTERPRISE in support of Operations DESERT FOX and SOUTHERN WATCH over Iraq and Operation DELIBERATE FORGE over Bosnia. Her Department Head tour was with VAW-123, deploying onboard USS ENTERPRISE in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM and Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. In February 2009, CAPT Overstreet took over as Commanding Officer of VAW-117. Her tour was culminated by an eight-month combat deployment in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM onboard USS NIMITZ in which the squadron earned TOP HOOK honors.
Captain Overstreet’s tours ashore include VAW-120 for duty as an Instructor Pilot, Naval War College, Joint Forces Command as the J9 Joint Experimentation Operations Office, and Battalion Officer at the United States Naval Academy.
Captain Overstreet's personal awards include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Strike/Flight Air Medal (4), Navy Commendation Medal (3), and Navy Achievement Medal (2), along with numerous campaign and unit awards.
Captain Overstreet has accumulated over 4300 flight hours, and 425 carrier arrested landings.
|Commander, Airborne Command Control and Logistics Wing
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