Portrait of MSG Murdock in Army Green Service Uniform

MSG Yukiko Murdock

Charlie Company Tactical Non-Commissioned Officer

yukiko.murdock@westpoint.edu

Biography


MSG Murdock, Yukiko is a native of Pensacola, FL, and enlisted in the United States Army in 2005. She attended Basic Combat Training at Fort Jackson, SC, and graduated as the Soldier of the Week, Soldier of the Cycle, highest APFT in the Company with a 316, and Combative Competition Champion in the Battalion. She attended Advanced Individual Training at Fort Gordon, GA becoming a Signal Support System Specialist (25U) graduating with the highest APFT in her class.

MSG Murdock’s previous assignments and positions include: Signal Support System Specialist Maintenance/Operator, HHC 1st Battalion, 29th Infantry Regiment, Fort Benning, GA; Signal Support System Supervisor, HHB 1st Battalion, 1st Air Defense Artillery, Okinawa, Japan; HHC 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Divisions (AASLT) Signal Support NCO, Fort Campbell, KY; Signal Support System NCO (forward deployed), HHC 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AASLT), Jalalabad, Afghanistan; Brigade COMSEC Account Manager, HHC 1st Brigade 101st Airborne Division (AASLT), Fort Campbell, KY; S-6 NCOIC, HHB 1st Battalion, 1st Air Defense Artillery, Okinawa, Japan; Signal Support System NCO, Bravo Battery 1st Battalion, 1st Air Defense Artillery, Okinawa, Japan; Signal Support Staff NCO, HQ 101st Airborne Division (AASLT), Fort Campbell, KY; Senior COMSEC Account Manager, HQ 101st Airborne Division (AASLT), Fort Campbell, KY; Senior COMSEC NCOIC (forward deployed) HQ 101st Airborne Division (AASLT), Bagdad, Iraq; G-33 Operations NCO, Fort Gordon, GA, Cyber Center of Excellence; G-33 Operations and Plans NCOIC, Fort Gordon, GA, Cyber Center of Excellence; United States Military Academy Tactical NCO for 4th Regiment Echo Company, West Point, NY.

MSG Murdock’s military education includes the Basic Leader Course, Advanced Leader Course, Senior Leader Course, Signal Digital Master Gunners Course, COMSEC Inspector Certification, SHARP Course, Pregnancy Post Partum Instructor, Common Faculty Development and Instructor Course, Local Communications Security Management System, Standard COMSEC Security Custodian Course, Management Client Course, Army Unit Prevention Leader Course.

Her military awards and decorations include Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (1 OLC), Army Commendation Medal (5 OLC), Army Achievement Medal (4 OLC), Joint Military Unit Citation, Meritorious Unit Citation, Army Good Conduct Medal (6th Award), National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal (1 CS), Iraq Campaign Medal (1 CS), Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (Numeral 3), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (Numeral 3), NATO Medal.

MSG Murdock currently has a General Studies Associates degree and is pursuing her Bachelor’s in Science for Human Resource Management at Columbia Southern University in Orange Beach, AL. She has two 17-year-old sons Eric and Edward and an 8-year-old son Jace.