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|Commander in Chief of the Egyptian Navy|
14 August 2012
|Preceded by||Mohab Mamish|
|Born||January 18, 1953|
|Commands||Matrouh Naval Base|
|Battles/wars||Yom Kippur War
Osama El-Gendi was born in 1953. He graduated from the Naval Academy in Alexandria in 1973 in time to serve on a frigate as a fire direction officer during the Yom Kippur War and saw action outside the terrirorial waters near Damietta.
On 14 August 2012 President Mohamed Morsi appointed him as the Commander of the Egyptian Navy after dismissing Vice Admiral Mohab Mamish
- Bachelor of the Navy studies 
- The captain of the high seas, August's course
- Specific leadership course
- M.A. of military sciences and the navy studies, Egyptian Joint command college
- War staff course (Naval Specialization)
- Crisis Management / Negotiation course
- Advanced War Course - Nasser Military Academy
- Advanced Distinguished leaders Course - Nasser Military Academy.
- M.A. of the global transport, The Arab academy for sciences and technology and the maritime transport.
- Commander of Group in the Second Brigade Missile Frigates 1989-1993
- Commander of Second Brigade of Boats 1993-1997
- Chief of Operations of Red Sea Fleet 1997-2000
- Commander of Matrouh Naval Base 2000-2004
- Commander of Red Sea Fleet 2004-2008
- Commander-in-Chief of Alexandria Naval Base and Mediterranean Fleet 2008-2011
- Chief of Naval Operations 2011-2012
- Chief of staff of the Egyptian Navy 2012-
Medals and Decorations
- Medal of the 25th of April
- Medal of Military Duty, Second Class.
- Medal of Military Duty, First Class.
- Medal of Training, First Class
- Distinguished Service Decoration.
- Longevity and Exemplary Medal
- Medal of the Egyptian Navy.
- Silver Jubilee Medal of 6 October victory 25th Anniversary
- Golden Jubilee Medal of 23 July 50th Anniversary
- Silver Jubilee Medal of 25 April Anniversary
- January 25 Medal
- "Morsy appoints new military commanders". Daily News Egypt. 2011-03-30. Retrieved 2012-08-15.
- "Profile: Osama el-Gendi". Egyptian Ministry of Defense.