Navy Veteran Michael Batie supports the Lab in Facilities, where he maintains mission-critical infrastructure for the Lab. Michael is also serving as the new co-chair of the Lab’s Veterans Employee Group, and in this interview, he shares the importance of veterans to the Lab.
Michael Batie joined the U.S. Navy to take advantage of its technical education, particularly its nuclear propulsion program. He served for six years. After leaving the military the solid technical education he received in the Navy encouraged him to pursue an education in engineering.
In honor of Veterans Day on November 11, Michael shared the benefits of his military experience and the importance of his new role in the ERG.