CW5 Mary A Hostetler


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Chief Warrant Officer Five Hostetler became the second Command Chief Warrant Officer for the Army Reserve’s 200th Military Police Command, based at Fort Meade, Md., on January 2013. She enlisted in the Army Reserve in July 1976 and became a warrant officer in September 1993.  During this time, she spent three years on active duty.
Hostetler had served as a military police sergeant during the 1980 Cuban Refugee Resettlement Center at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin.  In 1991, as a sergeant first class she was mobilized for Operation Desert Storm as an Army Reserve CID Special Agent providing executive protection for the Secretary of Defense.
Mobilized in 2003, Hostetler deployed to Iraq and provided protective services for the U.S Presidential Envoy, L. Paul Bremer. In 2009, she mobilized and continued serving the next four years on assignments which included two years on a Joint Service Assignment with the Office of Military Commissions, one year at the National Ground Intelligence Center, Charlottesville, Va., and prior to her assignment at the 200th, she served as one of the special-agents-in-charge of the protective service detail for former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta.
Hostetler is a graduate of the Military Police School as a military police officer, Criminal Investigator-Special Agent, Warrant Officer Basic and Advance Courses and a graduate of the Staff and Senior Warrant Officer Staff Courses at Fort Rucker, Ala.. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Legal Studies/Politics from the University of California-Santa Cruz and her Master’s Degree in Forensic Psychology from Argosy University-Washington D.C.
Hostetler’s awards include the Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, The Army Commendation Medal, Joint Services Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Good Conduct Medal, the Army Recruiter Gold Badge w/ one sapphire, Air Assault Badge, and the Secretary of Defense Identification Badge.
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