Commander Michael P. Borrelli
UNITED STATES NAVY
Commander Michael Borrelli is a native of San Mateo, California. He graduated with merit from the United States Naval Academy in 1998 with a Bachelors of Science degree in Oceanography. CDR Borrelli was designated a Naval Flight Officer in December of 1999.
Following P-3C Fleet Replacement Squadron training at Patrol Squadron THIRTY (VP-30), he joined the Tridents of Patrol Squadron TWENTY SIX (VP-26) in Brunswick, Maine, in October of 2000. While in VP-26, he served various positions including Legal Officer and Aviation and Ordnance Division Officer, earning designations as a P-3C Tactical Coordinator (TACCO), Mission Commander and Instructor TACCO. During his time with Team Trident, he deployed to the Mediterranean, Iceland, Puerto Rico and Equador.
In October 2005, he reported aboard USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN-73) in Norfolk, Virginia, as a Catapult and Arresting Gear Officer "Shooter". While aboard GW, CDR Borrelli served as the V-2 Arresting Gear Branch Officer and the V-4 Fuels Division Officer. He qualified as a Catapult and Arresting Gear Officer "Shooter" and Helicopter Control Officer (HCO). During his time aboard, he completed multiple surge training detachments and deployed in support of the inaugural "Partnership of the Americas" deployment.
In July 2007, CDR Borrelli reported to the Naval Postgraduate School where he earned a Master of Business Administration, specializing in Financial Management, and received the Conrad Scholar Award for Distinguished Academic Achievement in Financial Management.
In September 2009, CDR Borrelli joined the Mad Foxes of Patrol Squadron FIVE (VP-5) in Jacksonville, FL. He served as the Mad Foxes' Administration Officer, Training Officer, CTG 67 Operations Officer and Operations Officer, completing a deployment in support of 4th, 5th and 6th FLEET operations to include ODYSSEY DAWN and UNIFIED PROTECTOR.
Following VP-5, CDR Borrelli reported to the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Management and Comptroller), Appropriations Matters Office (FMBE) in November 2011. As an Appropriations Congressional Liaison, CDR Borrelli was the primary Department of the Navy representative to the U.S. House and Senate Appropriations Defense Committees for all Naval Aviation and Aircraft Carrier programs.
CDR Borrelli’s awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (three awards), the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal and various campaign and unit awards.