Master Sgt. Ilker Irmak
Master Sergeant Ilker Irmak enlisted in the United States Army and attended Basic Combat Training at Ft. Jackson, SC. He completed Optical Laboratory Specialist (68H) Military Occupational Skills Advanced Individual Training at the Naval Weapons Station in Yorktown, VA in June 2005.
MSG Irmak’s past assignments include Optical Laboratory Specialist, U.S. Army Medical Material Center Europe (USAMMCE), Pirmasens, Germany; Optical Laboratory NCOIC, 582nd Medical Logistics Company, Fort Hood, TX; Platoon Sergeant, 582nd Medical Logistics Company, Fort Hood, TX; Optical Laboratory NCOIC, General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital (GLWACH), Fort Leonard Wood, MO; Advanced Individual Training Instructor/Writer, Delta Company, 187th Medical Battalion, Cadre NOSTRA, VA; Operations NCO, U.S. Army Medical Material Center Europe (USAMMCE), Pirmasens, Germany; HHD Detachment Sergeant, U.S. Army Medical Material Center Europe (USAMMCE), Pirmasens, Germany; Operations NCO, 56th Medical Battalion (Multifunctional), Joint Base Lewis McChord, WA; First Sergeant, 551st Medical Company (Logistics), Joint Base Lewis McChord, WA. He also served one combat tour in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom 08-09.
MSG Irmak’s military and civilian education include NCO Professional Development Courses: Basic Leader Course, Advanced Leader Course, Senior Leader Course, and Master Leader Course. Military Courses including Combat Lifesaver Course, Combat Stress Control Course, Combatives Level 1 Course, Basic Instructor Course, Cadre Training Course, Master Resilience Trainer Course, Field Sanitation Course, Master Fitness Trainer Course, Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Course, Company Commander’s and First Sergeant’s Course, and Jungle Operations Training Course. He earned his Associate’s Degree in General Studies from the American Military University and the national American Board of Opticianry Certification.
MSG Irmak’s awards include Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (3rd award), Army Commendation Medal (14th award), Navy Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal (14th award), Navy Achievement Medal (2nd award), Meritorious Unit Commendation, Army Superior Unit Award, Army Good Conduct Medal (5th award), National Defense Service Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal (1 Bronze Campaign Star), Global War on Terrorism Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon with numeral 4, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon with numeral 3, and the Driver’s Badge.
He has earned the Expert Field Medical Badge, the German Schuetzenschnur (Gold), the German Army Forces Proficiency Badge (Gold), Order of Military Medical Merit, and is a member of the prestigious Sergeant Audie Murphy and the Sergeant Morales Club.