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Command Chief Warrant Officer Matthew A. Niedermeier

Command Chief Warrant Officer

Military Intelligence Readiness Command

Chief Warrant Officer Five Matthew A. Niedermeier currently serves as the Command Chief Warrant Officer of the Military Intelligence Readiness Command (MIRC) where he is responsible for advising the Commanding General on all issues impacting the ability to provide ready and trained Warrant Officers across the command. CW5 Niedermeier provides subject matter expertise to supported organizations, and leads efforts to recruit and retain initiative driven, qualified Warrant Officers.

CW5 Niedermeier enlisted in the United States Army in 1990 on Active Duty and transitioned to the United States Army Reserve in 1996. As a promotable Staff Sergeant, Chief Niedermeier graduated from Warrant Officer Candidate School in 1999. He completed his required Warrant Officer Professional Military Education in 2019.

Chief Niedermeier, a Strategic All-Source Intelligence Technician, spent his active duty enlisted career with 10th Special Forces Group as an Intelligence Analyst where he provided tactical analytic support to 3rd Battalion operations. After transitioning to the Reserves in 1996, He joined what became Detachment One, 3200th Strategic Intelligence Group supporting the Defense Intelligence Agency as a Strategic Terrorism Analyst providing critical and timely support to forward deployed operational forces. CW5 Niedermeier has many years of experience providing targeting analysis and strategic assessment of emergent terrorist issues, both in South Asia and North Africa. He has served as a member of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff intelligence briefing team and as a Strategic Terrorism Watch Officer.

From 2008 – 2011, Chief Niedermeier, as a member of Detachment Two, 3300th Strategic Intelligence Group, served in a Joint Reserve Element of the Defense Clandestine Service. In mid-2011, CW5 Niedermeier rejoined Detachment One, 3200th Strategic Intelligence Group. He returned to active duty on three occasions in support of OPERATIONS NOBLE EAGLE and ENDURING FREEDOM; first from November 2001 – November 2002; second from February 2004 – February 2005; and third from October 2016 – October 2017. Chief Niedermeier’s most recent assignment before joining the MIRC was as the Senior Warrant Officer Advisor of the CENTCOM Army Reserve Element from 2018-2021.

Chief Niedermeier is a graduate of: Military Intelligence Warrant Officer Senior Service Education, Advanced Counterterrorism Analysis, Fundamentals of HUMINT Targeting, Defense Strategic Debriefer, U.S. Army Airborne, U.S. Army Survival, Escape, Resistance, and Evasion, and the Department of Defense Counterintelligence Agent Course (as a civilian). He holds a Bachelor Science Degree in Liberal Arts from Excelsior College and serves as a Supervisory Intelligence Analyst with the Federal Bureau of Investigation as a civilian.

CW5 Niedermeier’s awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Joint Service Achievement Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Achievement Medal with silver Oak Leaf Cluster, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Joint Chiefs of Staff Badge, Parachutist Badge, British Parachutist Badge, and numerous other awards.

Chief Niedermeier, a longtime resident of Massachusetts and native of Wisconsin, has three daughters with his wife of 28 years.