myrla kiluk

Air Force Veteran

Myrla Kiluk


Manila, Philippines


Summer 2020

Favorite Baked Goods

Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies

Myrla Kiluk was born in Manila, Philippines and raised in Chicago, Illinois.  She graduated with a BS in Psychology from University of Maryland University College, an AA in Personnel Administration/Human Resources and a professional manager certificate through Community College of the Air Force.

Myrla is a retired Senior Master Sergeant with 23 years of military service in the United States Air Force. She has held a variety of base-level, field operating agency, multi-national/joint, major command and unified combatant command headquarters positions where her military career culminated as Superintendent, Office of Defense Cooperation-Turkey. Throughout her career, she was privileged to take part in multiple deployments in support of Operations Southern Watch, Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom, Joint Guardian and Continuous Bomber Presence mission with B-52s and B-1s in Guam.

 Myrla is a life-long learner with a passion for world travel, culinary arts, and community involvement. She first learned of the Dog Tag Fellowship Program through a former superior/mentor who encouraged her to apply and explore entrepreneurship as a second career.  She is grateful for the opportunity to be part of the program and hopes to learn more about herself, as well as gain hand-on experience and skills necessary to run a small business of her own. 

Myrla’s favorite desserts are dark chocolate chip cookies and cupcakes.

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