Hester, Leigh

SGT Leigh Ann Hester began her military career in April of 2001. She was first assigned to 2123rd Transportation Compnay. 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 Operatrion Iraqi Freedom. While serving in Iraq, SGT Hester received the Silver Starfor valorous actions in combat.

EducationWestern Kentucky University-General Studies

Assignments1. 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 StarArmy Commendation MedalNational Defense Service MedalArmy Service RibbonArmed Forces Reserve Medal w/ “M” DeviceGlobal War on Terrorism Expeditionary MedalGlobal War on Terrorism Service MedalCombat Action Badge