U.S. Army Military Police School
The United States Army Military Police School Trains, Educates, and Develops Military Police Civilians, Soldiers, and Leaders; executes proponent functions; integrates DOTMLPF-P solutions that provide Military Police capabilities enabling maneuver forces across the range of military operations.
As a learning organization, USAMPS is a team of highly skilled, talented, and innovative professionals of character exercising disciplined initiative with shared understanding, to develop and deliver to the Army the best MP Soldiers, Civilians, Leaders, and capabilities for the current fielded force while transforming the MP Corps to support the requirements of the Multi-Domain Operations (MDO) capable force of 2028 and the MDO ready force of 2035.
Mission Priority 1: Drive DOTMLPF Change
- MP Force Modernization
- Protection Proponency
- DoD Peace Officer Standards/Curriculum
- Engage Leaders
Mission Priority 2: Develop Leaders, Soldiers, and Civilians to generate readiness
- Individual, Leader, Collective, and Functional TNG
- LPD Opportunities
- METL Assessments
People Priority 1: Informing and Caring for People
- Maintain a professional, healthy, and safe environment
- Recognize/Reward creativity, innovation, and excellence
- Shape Information Domain
BG Sarah K. Albrycht
A native of Bennington, Vermont, Brigadier General Albrycht entered the United States Army and was commissioned through the Reserve Officer Training Corps as a Distinguished Military Graduate from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 1995 where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Legal Studies. She received her Masters of Policy Management from Georgetown University in 2006 and her Masters of National Strategy from the National War College in 2017.
BG Albrycht’s previous assignments include Platoon Leader, 552nd Military Police Company, Korea; Platoon Leader, 984th Military Police Company, Fort Carson, CO; Assistant Operations Officer, 759th Military Police Battalion, Fort Carson, CO; Provost Marshal, United States Support Group-Haiti; Assistant Operations Officer and Adjutant, 16th Military Police Brigade (Airborne), Fort Bragg, NC (known as Fort Liberty since 2023); Company Commander, 65th Military Police Company (Airborne), Fort Bragg, NC; Plans Officer, 16th Military Police Brigade (Airborne), Fort Bragg, NC; Junior Military Assistant for the Honorable Dr. David S.C. Chu the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, Pentagon; Strategic Planner for the Army Provost Marshal General, Pentagon; Operations Officer and Executive Officer, 709th Military Police Battalion, Grafenwoher, Germany, J34; Assessments Deputy Branch Chief, United States Northern Command, Peterson Air Force Base, CO; Battalion Commander, 5th Military Police Battalion (Criminal Investigations), Kaiserslautern, Germany; Military Police Human Resource Manager for Colonel’s Management, Pentagon; Commander, 6th Military Police Group (CID), Joint Base Lewis-McCord, WA; Chief of Staff of the Army Senior Military Fellow at Center for A New American Security; Executive Officer to the Army Deputy Chief of Staff, G8; Deputy Director, U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Division (USACID), Quantico, VA; and Deputy Provost Marshal General (OMPG), Pentagon.
BG Albrycht’s military education includes Senior Service College, Intermediate-Level Education Resident, Joint Planning Course, the Jumpmaster Course, Army Command and General Staff College, Military Police Officer Advanced Course, Military Police Officer Basic Course, and Airborne School.
Her awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit (1 OLC), Bronze Star (1 OLC), Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (5 OLC), Joint Service Commendation Medal (1 OLC), Army Commendation Medal (4 OLC), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Army Superior Unit Award, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Ribbon with four campaign stars, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Army Overseas Service Ribbon with Number “5”, NATO Service Medal, Army Staff Identification Badge, Office of the Secretary of Defense Identification Badge, and Senior Parachutist Badge.
COL Kirt R. Boston
COL Kirt Boston was born on FT Belvoir, Virginia in 1973 to a second-generation Army Family. His military career began as an ROTC Cadet at Indiana University of Pennsylvania where he was commissioned in 1995 as a Second Lieutenant in the Military Police Corps.
COL Boston’s military education includes the Military Police Corps Officer’s Basic and Advanced Courses, Combined Arms Services and Staff School, Naval War College Command and Staff School, Army War College, Joint Forces Staff College JPME II, Air Assault School, Special Reaction Team Training, Hostage Negotiations Course, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy (Class 224). He holds a Bachelor of Science in Criminology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, a Master of Arts in Criminal Justice from American Military University, a Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College, and a Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Army War College.
COL Boston’s previous duty assignments include Platoon Leader, 554th MP Company, Stuttgart, Germany; Company Commander, 35th MP Detachment, FT Gordon, Georgia; G-3 Force Manager US Army Europe, Heidelberg, Germany; Assistant XO to the US Army Europe G-3, Heidelberg, Germany; Aide-de-Camp to the Commanding General US Army Criminal Investigation Command (CID), FT Belvoir, Virginia; Assistant J-3 Operations DoD Criminal Investigation Task Force, FT Belvoir, Virginia; Deputy Division Provost Marshal 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), FT Drum, New York; Battalion S-3 91st MP Battalion, FT Drum, New York; Battalion XO 91st MP Battalion, FT Drum, New York; Chief of Operations European Command J-3 Antiterrorism Division, Stuttgart, Germany; Commander 793rd MP Battalion, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska; Commander 532nd Engineer Battalion, Joint Base-Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska; Chief of Plans and Policy, Office of the Provost Marshal General, Pentagon, Washington D.C., Deputy Chief of Staff Criminal Investigations Command, Quantico, Virginia, the CJ36 Director of Security and Protection Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve Camp Arifjan, Kuwait; Commander 701st MP Group (CID) USMC Base Quantico, Virginia; the US NORTHCOM Chief of Protection and Homeland Defense (NCJ34) Peterson Space Force Base Colorado Springs, Colorado; and he is currently serving as the 45th Assistant Commandant for the Military Police School FT Leonard Wood, Missouri.
His operational deployments include Bosnia-Herzegovina in support of (ISO) Operation Joint Forge/Guard, two to Iraq ISO Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Kuwait/Iraq/Syria ISO of Operation Inherent Resolve.
COL Boston’s honors and military awards include the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (1st SOLC), Joint Service Commendation Medal (1st OLC), Army Commendation Medal (2nd OLC), Joint Service Achievement Medal (1st OLC), Army Achievement Medal (1st OLC), National Defense Service Medal (2nd Award), Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal (2nd Campaign Service Star), Inherent Resolve Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal (1st OLC), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (Numeral 6), NATO Medal, Joint Meritorious Unit Award (2nd OLC), Meritorious Unit Citation, Army Superior Unit Award, Air Assault Badge, the Army Staff Badge, the Leistunsabzeichen, German Armed Forces Efficiency Badge (Gold), and the Order of the Marechaussee – Silver.
Regimental Chief Warrant Officer
CW4 Angela J. Rulewich
Angela J. Rulewich was born in Springfield, MO, and raised in Miller, MO, where she later graduated from Miller High School in 1997. CW4 Rulewich began here enlisted career in 2002 as a Communicator/Non-Communicator Collector in the Military Intelligence Field. In 2006, she was accepted into the US Army Criminal Investigation Command (USACIDC) as a Special Agent. In June of 2008, she became a US Army Warrant Officer.
Her USACIDC assignments include CID Special Agent, 38th MP Det (CID), Fort Huachuca, AZ; Assistant Special Agent in Charge, Hunter Army Airfield (HAAF) CID Office, HAAF, GA; Special Agent, Criminal Investigation Task Force, Fort Belvoir, VA (FWD AF); Team Chief, 37th MP Detachment (CID), Fort Gordon, GA; Assistant Operations Officer/Team Chief, Field Investigative Unit, Fort Belvoir, VA; Detachment Commander, 24th MP Detachment, Fort Leonard Wood, MO; 311A Career Manager, Human Resources Command, Fort Knox, KY; and most recently served as the Small Group Leader/Course Manager, 311A, WOAC, Fort Leonard Wood, MO.
CW4 Rulewich is a graduate of the US Army Warrant Officer Candidate School, CID Warrant Officer Basic Course, CID Warrant Officer Advanced Course, and Warrant Officer Intermediate Level Education. Additionally, she attended numerous military and civilian schools and courses during her career to include the FBI National Academy, Hostage Negotiation course, Child Abuse and Prevention Training, Criminal Antiterrorism and Police Intelligence Management, Special Victims Unit Investigations Course, Domestic Violence Intervention Training, Advanced Crime Scene Investigative Techniques, Common Faculty Development-Instructor Course, Advanced Techniques in Unresolved Death Investigations, Rape and Sex Crimes Investigation, Fundamentals of Systems Acquisition Management, I2 Analyst Notebook, and Credibility Assessment through Linguistic Analysis.
CW4 Rulewich has an Associates of Science degree in Law Enforcement, and Bachelors of Science in Criminal Justice from Missouri Southern State University. She also holds a Master of Arts in Business and Organizational Security Management from Webster University and is a graduate of the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy.
She has received numerous awards recognizing her work, including the Meritorious Service Medal (3); Joint Service Commendation Medal; Army Commendation Medal (3); Joint Service Achievement Medal; Army Achievement Medal (3); Army Good Conduct Medal (2); National Defense Service Medal; Afghanistan Campaign Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Korean Defense Service Medal; Non-Commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon; Army Service Ribbon; Overseas Service Ribbon; and the NATO Medal.
Regimental Command Sergeant Major
CSM William M. Shoaf
Command Sergeant Major William M. Shoaf is a native of North Augusta, SC. He enlisted in the United States Army in January 1997 and attended Military Police One Station Unit Training at Fort McClellan, AL. He graduated in May 1997 from Delta Company, 795th Military Police Battalion as the Distinguished Honor Graduate.
His duty assignments include: 59th MP Co, 759th MP Battalion, Fort Carson, CO; Law Enforcement Command, Fort Clayton, Panama; 10th MP Co, 10th MP BN(P), Fort Drum, NY; 164th MP Co, 793rd MP Battalion, Fort Richardson, AK; 252nd MP Detachment, 92nd MP Battalion, Echo Co, 795th MP Battalion, Fort Leonard Wood, MO; HHD, 218th MP Co, 561st MP Co, and 551st MP Co, 716th MP Battalion, Fort Campbell, KY; HHC, 2D EN Brigade, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, AK; Joint Security Office (FWD), USCENTCOM, Al Udeid, QA; United States Sergeants Major Academy, Fort Bliss, TX; HHD 720th MP Battalion, Fort Hood, TX (known as Fort Cavazos since 2023); 101st Airborne Division PMO, Fort Campbell, KY, 89th Military Police Brigade, Fort Hood, TX.
Overseas Assignments include: Panama (MAY 98 – SEP 99), Alaska (JUL 01 – AUG 04/ JUL 13 – JUN 15), OIF (APR 08 – JUN 09), OEF (JAN 12 – NOV 12), OEF (MAY 14 – DEC 14), Al Udeid AB, Qatar (JUL 15 – MAY 16).
During his career, Command Sergeant Major Shoaf has served in various positions which include Gunner, Driver, Military Police Patrolman, Team Leader, Squad Leader, S3 Training NCO, Drill Sergeant, Senior Drill Sergeant, Platoon Sergeant, Rear Operations Plans NCO, Detachment Sergeant, Military Police Advisor, Operations Sergeant, First Sergeant, Senior Enlisted Leader, Battalion S3 Sergeant Major and Command Sergeant Major.
Command Sergeant Major Shoaf’s military and civilian education and training include Military Police Basic and Advanced Training, Basic Leaders Course, Advanced Leaders Course, Senior Leaders Course, First Sergeants Course, Battle Staff Course, Sergeants Major Course (Class 67), Air Assault School, Drill Sergeant School, Anti-Terrorism Officer (Basic) Course, Combat Lifesaver Course, Combative Level 1, Cold Weather Leaders Course and Master Resiliency. He has a Bachelor of Art in Interdisciplinary Studies with minors in History and Criminal Justice from Columbia College of Missouri and Master’s in Public Administration from the University of Texas El Paso.
His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (2 OLC), Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (4 OLC) Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal (3 OLC), Army Good Conduct Medal (8th Award), National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (Numeral 5), Overseas Service Ribbon (Numeral 4), Army Service Ribbon, and the NATO Medal. He has also been awarded the Meritorious Unit Citation, Army Superior Unit Award, Air Assault Badge, Drill Sergeant Badge, German Armed Forces Badge of Marksmanship (Silver) and the Drivers Badge (W). He is a recipient of the prestigious Order of the Marechaussee in Bronze.