Lieutenant Colonel Lawrence I. Stewart
Commander, 11th Military Police Battalion (CID)
Lieutenant Colonel Lawrence I. Stewart was born in Columbus, Ohio, and raised in Cleveland, Mississippi. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from Mississippi Valley State University, Itta Bena, Mississippi, graduated as a Distinguished Military Graduate, and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army Military Police Corps in December 1993. He received a Master of Science degree from Mississippi Valley State University in Criminal Justice (Corrections) in 2006 and a Master of Science degree from the Air University in Military Operational Art and Science in 2007.
His military education includes the Military Police Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, the Combined Arms Services Staff School, the Air Force Command and Staff College, the Supply and Service Management Course, the Motor Officer Course and the Antiterrorism Level II Basic Course.
Lieutenant Colonel Stewart's assignments include Platoon Leader, 557th MP Company, 728th MP Battalion, Camp Humphreys Korea; Platoon Leader, 300th MP Company and Battalion S4, Law Enforcement Command, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri; Assistant Brigade S3 and Commander, Delta/787th MP Battalion, Training Brigade, Fort McClellan, Alabama; Commander, Delta/787th MP Battalion, 14th MP Brigade, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri; Operations Officer, Third Army, Central Command, Fort McPherson, Georgia and Kuwait (OEF); Plans Officer, 3d MP Group (CID), Fort Gillem, Georgia and Baghdad, Iraq (OIF); Long Range Planner and S3, 42d MP Brigade, Fort Lewis, Washington; Executive Officer, 508th MP Battalion (1/R), 42d MP Brigade, Fort Lewis, Washington and Taji, Iraq (OIF); Chief, Provost Marshal Operations Division, U.S. Army North (Fifth Army), Joint Base San Antonio, Texas; Deputy Chief of Protection, Ill Corps, Fort Hood, Texas.
His awards and decorations include, the Bronze Star Medal with OLC, the Meritorious Service Medal (3 OLC), Army Commendation Medal (2 OLC), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal with OLC, National Defense Service Medal (with Bronze Service Star), Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary and Service Medals, Korean Defense Service Medal and Overseas Service Ribbon (three).