Polish Armed Forces
Chief Warrant Officer Krzysztof Podkulinski was born on December 17, 1974 at Bartoszyce, Poland. In 1996, he graduated from the Warrant Officers School of NBC Defense in Biskupiec, Poland.
Chief Warrant Officer Podkulinski previous assignments include NBC Defense Instructor, 1st Mechanized battalion, 4th Armored Brigade; NBC Defense Instructor, 1st Armored battalion, 4th Armored Brigade; NBC Defense Instructor, Polish – Lithuanian Battalion of Peacekeeping Forces; radio operator, operations NCO, platoon leader, military advisor and NBC Defense Instructor, 1st mechanized battalion, 15th Mechanized Brigade. He deployed as a member of the United Nations Interim Forces in Lebanon as a radio operator from 1998 to 1999, the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force in Syria from 2004 to 2005 as an operations NCO, the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan from 2008 to 2009 as a military advisor and operations NCO. He is a member of the DEEP (Defence Education Enhancement Program) Ukraine in the field of non-commissioned officers. In 2010, he graduated from the Senior NCO course in Poland and in 2012 was assigned as The Sergeant Major of the Polish Land Forces.
Chief Warrant Officer Krzysztof Podkulinski’s awards and decorations include the United Nations Medal – In Service of Peace (Lebanon), the United Nations Medal – In Service of Peace (Syria), ISAF Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Star of Afghanistan, Armed Forces in the Service for Country Silver Medal and the Sergeant Morales Medallion.
Chief Warrant Officer Podkulinski holds a Baccalaureate Degree in English Linguistics and currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in national defense at the National Defense University, Poland.
Chief Warrant Officer Krzysztof Podkulinski currently serves as the Senior Enlisted Specialist in the Polish Armed Forces General Command’s, Senior Enlisted Leader Team.
Chief Warrant Officer Podkulinski is married to Anna Podkulinski, an educator in the Polish school system. Together they have two daughters, Natalia 14 years old and Julia 6 years old.
Chief Warrant Officer Krzysztof Podkulinski is a graduate of Class 62 of the United States Army Sergeants Major Course.