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Acting Command Chief Warrant Officer, United States Army Reserve Legal Command

Chief Warrant Officer Four Kim M. Pastor is a native of New York City.   She enlisted in the United States Army in 1989 as a 71L, Administrative Specialist.  In 2003 she joined the United States Army Reserve as a 27D, Paralegal Specialist, 150th Legal Support Organization (LSO) – Judicial.  She was selected to attend Warrant Officer Candidate School in 2007, and appointed as a Warrant Officer One in the Judge Advocate General’s Corps. 

CW4 Pastor most recently served as the Deputy Command Chief Warrant Officer, United States Army Reserve Legal Command (USARLC), Gaithersburg, MD.  Her previous assignments include:  Senior Legal Administrator, 13th Legal Operations Detachment – Experts (LOD-E), White Plains, MD; Senior  Legal  Administrator, Installation Legal Office, Army Support Activity Fort Dix, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst (JBMDL), NJ; Senior Legal Administrator, Office of the Staff Judge Advocate, 99th Readiness Division, JBMDL, NJ; Plans Officer, PP&TO-RC and Assistant Executive Officer to The Judge Advocate General, Pentagon; Deputy Chief Operations, Office of Military  Commissions – Convening Authority, Alexandria, VA; Executive Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, USARLC, Gaithersburg, MD; Legal Administrator, 154th LOD – Trial Defense Services, Alexandria, VA; Legal Administrator, 10th LSO, Upper Marlboro, MD and Legal Administrator, G-1 HQ USARLC (Provisional), Gaithersburg, MD.

CW4 Pastor is a graduate of the Judge Advocate Warrant Officer Basic Course, The Judge Advocate Warrant Officer Advanced Course (Distinguished Graduate), the Strategic Planning and Leadership Course, and the Knowledge Management Qualification Course.  She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Wilmington University, and is a member of the National Criminal Justice Honor Society (Alpha Phi Sigma)

CW4 Pastor’s awards and decorations include:  the Meritorious Service Medal with seven Oak Leaf Clusters, the Army Commendation Medal with nine Oak Leaf Clusters, the Army Achievement  Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, the Good Conduct Medal (4th award), the Armed Forces Reserve Medal with M device and Bronze hourglass, the Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal, the National Defense Service Medal with two Bronze stars, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, The Army Staff Identification Badge, and the German Armed Forces Marksmanship Badge (Bronze).