Master Sgt. Natasha A. Turrell, a native of Marks, Mississippi, entered the U.S. Army in November 1993. She completed basic training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, and advanced individual training at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, earning her MOS as a medical laboratory specialist at Fort Sam Houston.
Turrell’s assignments include serving as a medical laboratory specialist, 32nd Medical Battalion, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; medical laboratory specialist, 28th Combat Support Hospital, Fort Bragg; medical laboratory non-commissioned officer-in-charge, 702nd Main Support Battalion, Camp Casey, Korea; squad leader, 249th General Hospital, Fort Gordon, Georgia; battalion operations non-commissioned officer, 121st General Hospital, Yongsan, Korea; medical laboratory non-commissioned officer, Fort Benning, Georgia; clinical pathology non-commissioned officer-in-charge and sexual assault response coordinator, Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii; and most recently United States Army Institute of Surgical Research damage control resuscitation and blood group non-commissioned officer-in-charge and company first sergeant, Fort Sam Houston.
Turrell is a graduate of the Warrior Leaders Course; Advanced Leaders Course; Senior Leaders Course; First Sergeants Course; Total Army Instructor Course; Unit Prevention Leader Course; Equal Opportunity Leader Course; Master Resilience Trainer Course; Blood Donor Center Operations Course; and the Sexual Harassment Assault Response and Prevention Course. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Health Services Management from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.
Turrell’s awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal with one Oak Leaf Cluster; Army Commendation Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters; Army Achievement Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters; Humanitarian Service Medal; and the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal.
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