First things first
Birk said he wants to complete his command staff. That means naming a major among the five candidates who are sergeants. They are: Eric Crank, Cris Kelly, Earl Nelson, Steve Ream and Malcom Tipton.
David and his wife, Kila, fell in love in high school and have been married for 22 years. They have three children: Nathan, Maegan and Paityn.
Go Pack Go
Birk, a native of Wisconsin, still follows his favorite team, the Green Bay Packers. His uncle has season tickets and Birk attends every opening game.