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Stephen F. Leon Guerrero Promoted to Major in the Guam Air National Guard

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Districts of Guam & the Northern Mariana Islands

            ALICIA A.G. LIMTIACO, United States Attorney for the Districts of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands (NMI), announced that Stephen F. Leon Guerrero, an Assistant U.S. Attorney (AUSA) for the District of Guam, who is a member of the Guam Air National Guard, was promoted to Major on June 30, 2015, at the Guam National Guard Compound in Barrigada, witnessed by numerous family members, friends and co-workers.

            Major Stephen F. Leon Guerrero is the Staff Judge Advocate for the 254th Air Base Group at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam.  He provides legal advice to the Group Commander and Squadron Commanders on matters affecting the Guam Air National Guard.  He also assists military members with legal assistance issues, mission readiness, and legal processes.  Major Leon Guerrero received his direct commission in November 2007.  He is admitted to practice law before the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, United States Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals, United States District Court of Guam, and Supreme Court of Guam. 

            In his capacity as an AUSA, Leon Guerrero is employed with the Criminal Division for the District of Guam.  As a federal prosecutor, AUSA Leon Guerrero assists the U.S. Attorney on prosecutorial matters affecting Guam.  He prosecutes drug trafficking, fraud, and immigration related cases in federal district court and handles appellate cases before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.  AUSA Leon Guerrero is also the U.S. Attorney’s Office’s Anti-Terrorism Advisory Counsel (ATAC), and Prevention and Reentry Coordinator.

            Major Leon Guerrero received his Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice Administration, cum laude, University of Arizona in Tucson in 2001, and his Juris Doctor from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Missouri, in 2006. 

Col. Johnny S. Lizama administering the oath to Major Stephen Leon Guerrero
Col. Johnny S. Lizama administering the oath to Major Stephen Leon Guerrero

Updated November 18, 2015

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