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11th Military Police Battalion (CID)

Photo of CW4 CurranChief Warrant Officer 4 Phillip M. Curran
Operations Officer, 11th Military Police Battalion (CID)

CW4 Phillip M. Curran hails from Danbury, Conn.

CW4 Curran entered the U.S. Army in July 1993 and attended Advanced Individual Training to be a Counterintelligence Agent at Fort Huachuca, Ariz. In 1996, he applied for and was accepted to the CID Special Agent program. Throughout his military career, CW4 Curran has served in a variety of duty positions including CID Investigator, Team Chief, Assistant Special Agent in Charge, Forensic Science Officer, Special Agent in Charge, Rear Operations Officer, Group Assistant Operations Officer, and Operations Officer.

CW4 Curran’s stateside assignments include Fort Hood, Texas (currently on second tour), Fort Meade, Md., Fort Myer, Va., Rockville, Md., Fort Bragg, N.C. and Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. His overseas assignments and deployments include Augsburg, Heidelberg and Mannheim, Germany, two tours to Camp Victory, Iraq; and Bagram, Afghanistan. CW4 Curran is a combat veteran of both OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM and OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM.

CW4 Curran’s military education includes the Primary Leadership Development Course; Basic Non-Commissioned Officer Course; Warrant Officer Candidate Course; Warrant Officer Basic Course; Warrant Officer Advance Course; Warrant Officer Staff Course; Warrant Officer Senior Staff Course; Basic Special Agent Course; Protective Service Training Course; Crisis and Hostage Negotiations Course; Child Abuse Prevention and Investigations; Counter Drug Investigations; Advance Fraud Investigations; Advance Crime Scene Investigative Techniques Course; Advanced Sexual Assault Investigation Training Course; and the Canadian Police College Major Crimes Task Force Course. CW4 Curran earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice from Northeastern University, Boston, Mass., a Master of Forensic Science Degree from The George Washington University, Washington DC, and completed a Forensic Medicine Fellowship from the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology. He is also a graduate of the FBI National Academy.

CW4 Curran’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (two oak leaf clusters), the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal (one oak leaf cluster), the Joint Service Commendation Medal, the Army Commendation Medal (three oak leaf clusters), the Army Achievement Medal (three oak leaf clusters), the Good Conduct Award (2nd award), the National Defense Service Medal (Bronze Star), the Afghanistan Campaign Medal (one Campaign Star), the Iraqi Campaign Medal (two Campaign Stars), the Global War on Terrorism – Expeditionary Medal, the Global War on Terrorism – Service Medal, the NCO Professional Development Ribbon (Numeric 2), the Army Service Ribbon, the Overseas Ribbon (Numeric 3), and the NATO Medal.

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