SGT Leigh Ann Hester began her military career in April of 2001. She was first assigned to 2123rd Transportation Company. While attending Advanced Individual Training, the 2123rd changed over to the 617th Military Police Company. SGT Hester has served with the 617th MP Company for over four years. She served with the 617th MP Company in the support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. While serving in Iraq, SGT Hester received the Silver Star for valorous actions in combat.
Education: Western Kentucky University-General Studies
Assignments: 1. Apr 01-Mar 02 2123rd Transportation Company, Bowling Green, Kentucky2. Mar 02-Present 617th Military Police Company, Bowling Green, Kentucky
Major Awards and Decorations: Silver Star Army Commendation Medal National Defense Service Medal Army Service Ribbon Armed Forces Reserve Medal w/ “M” Device Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal Global War on Terrorism Service Medal Combat Action Badge