701st Operations Officer


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701st Military Police Group (CID)

Photo of Stephen GrantSpecial Agent Stephen M. Grant
Acting Operations Officer, 701st Military Police Group (CID)

Mr. Grant entered the Army in 1978 as an enlisted Military Policeman and served for 8 years in positions ranging from basic MP Patrolman, MP Desk Sergeant and MP Investigator, to Counterterrorist NCO at HQ VII Corps.  He became an enlisted CID Special Agent in 1986, and served in positions ranging from Special Agent, Team Chief of a Joint Drug Suppression Team to the Chief of Investigative Support of a specialized CID Task Force conducting classified investigations.

Mr. Grant’s previous Warrant Officer assignments include: Special Agent / Executive Officer, Field Investigative Unit, HQ USACIDC; Personal Security Officer (PSO) to three successive Supreme Allied Commanders, Europe (SACEUR); Officer in Charge of the SACEUR Security Detachment; Special Agent-in-Charge of the St. Louis Branch Office, 6th MP Group (CID); Assistant Operations Officer of the Bavaria District, 202nd MP Group (CID); Special Agent-in-Charge of the 43rd MP Det (Protective Services) in Tuzla, Bosnia (OJE/OJF); Chief, Protective Services Division, HQ US Army Europe / 7th Army; Assistant Operations Officer, 202nd MP Group (CID); Commander of the 286th MP Det (CID), 1st Infantry Division, Tikrit, Iraq (OIF-2), and Operations Officer, U.S. Army Protective Services BN (CID), at Ft. Belvoir, Virginia, the largest Battalion in the Criminal Investigation Command.  Mr. Grant retired from the Army as a Chief Warrant Officer Five in April, 2010, and returned to Army service as a Department of the Army Civilian in June, 2010.  He served from 2010 thru 2012 as the Assistant Operations Officer of the Protective Services BN (CID), and now serves as the acting Operations Officer for the 701st Military Police Group (CID) in Quantico, VA.

Mr. Grant’s operational deployments include PSO to SACEUR / CINC EUCOM during Joint Task Force Support Hope in Rwanda, Zaire and the Congo; PSO to SACEUR / CINC EUCOM during the war in Bosnia Herzegovina prior to introduction of U.S. Forces; Special Agent-in-Charge of a criminal investigative Task Force in Sarajevo, Bosnia Herzegovina during Operation Joint Endeavor; Special Agent-in-Charge of the Protective Services Detachment (PSD) for CG 1st Armored Division / Task Force Eagle during Operations Joint Endeavor and Joint Forge, and as Commander, 286th MP Detachment (CID) providing direct criminal investigative support to the 1st Infantry Division (Big Red One) / Task Force Danger throughout Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF-2).

Mr. Grant’s military education includes Basic Training / Military Police Advanced Individual Training; Army Special Reaction Team (SRT) training; Military Police Investigations; CID Basic Special Agent training; Advanced Arson & Explosives; Basic and Advanced Defense Contract Management; Protective Services and advanced counterterrorism driver’s training; analytical investigative management; advanced fraud investigations; various levels of sexual assault investigations; Electronic Security Systems Design; Army Operations Security (OPSEC) Officer course; and all phases of Warrant Officer training, from the Warrant Officer Candidate course through the Warrant Officer Senior Staff Officer course.  Mr. Grant’s civilian education includes an Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice from Central Texas College, and a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration from Park University.  Mr. Grant is also a graduate of the Canadian Police College Major Crimes Management course, and Continuing Education for Senior Leaders (CESL) at the Army Management Staff College.

Mr. Grant’s military awards include the Distinguished Service Medal, the Bronze Star Medal, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Joint Services Commendation Medal, the Army Commendation Medal, the Meritorious Unit Commendation (permanent award), the Iraqi Campaign Medal, the NATO Medal, the Korean Defense Service Medal, the Air Force Security Police Identification Badge, and the Office of the Secretary of Defense and Joint Staff Identification Badges.  Mr. Grant’s civilian service awards include the Superior Civilian Service Award.

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