Command Sergeant Major Patrick M. Quirk
Command Sergeant Major Patrick M. Quirk hails from Marshalltown, Iowa. He entered the United States Army in June of 1988 and attended One Station Unit Training at Fort McClellan, Alabama graduating as a Military Policeman.
During his military career, Command Sgt. Maj. Quirk has served in leadership positions including Team Leader, Squad Leader, Platoon Sergeant, Operation Sergeant, First Sergeant and Battalion Operations Sergeant Major.
Command Sgt. Maj. Quirk's stateside assignments include Fort A.P. Hill, Va, Fort Bliss, Texas and Fort Riley, Kansas. His overseas assignments include duty in three tours in Germany, one tour in Korea and one tour in Japan. His deployments include Operation Iraqi Freedom I and Operation Enduring Freedom IX-XI.
Command Sgt. Maj. Quirk's civilian and military education include Protective Services Training, the Warrior Leaders Course, the Advanced Leaders Course, the Senior Leaders Course, the First Sergeants Course, Battle Staff and is graduate of the United States Sergeants Major Course Class #58. He is currently pursuing his Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice through Excelsior College.
Command Sgt. Maj. Quirk's awards include the Bronze Star (1 OLC), the Meritorious Service Medal (5 OLC), the Army Commendation Medal (4 OLC), Army Achievement Medal (2 OLC), the Valorous Unit Award, the Army Superior Unit Award, the Army Good Conduct Medal (7th Award), the National Defense Service Medal , the Korean Defense Service Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal with Campaign Star, the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Non Commissioned Officer Development Ribbon (w/ number 4), the Army Service Ribbon, the Overseas Ribbon (6th Award), the NATO Medal and the Drivers Badge.
Command Sgt. Maj. Quirk is married to Ms. Melinda Quirk and they have twins, Alexis Ann and Ashton Michael.