SFC Michael Esterline

SFC Michael Esterline


  • Military Training Instructor


Sergeant First Class Michael A. Esterline, military science instructor at Michigan Tech University, is a Cavalry Senior Non-Commissioned Officer and enlisted in the United States Army in 2005.

Previous Assignments

  • 1st Battalion 5th Infantry Regiment
  • 3rd Squadron 4th Cavalry Regiment
  • US Army Recruiting Summerville, SC
  • 3rd Squadron 71st Cavalry Regiment
  • Deployed three times to Iraq

Military Education

  • Calvary One Station Unit Training
  • Basic Leaders Course, Advanced Leaders Course
  • Army Recruiting Course
  • Combat Life Savers Course
  • Maneuver Senior Leaders Course
  • Unit Movement Officers Course
  • Foundation Instructor Facilitator Course

His military awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal with one oak leaf cluster, Army Commendation Medal with one oak leaf cluster, Army Achievement Medal with two oak cluster, Navy Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct medal, Navy Good Conduct medal, and Meritorious Unit Commendation Medal.