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Native American Heritage Month 2013: Andrew Wroblewski

Office of Civil Rights
November 1, 2013


Date: 11/01/2013 Description: Native American Heritage Month 2013: Andrew Wroblewski - State Dept Image K. Andrew Wroblewski is a supervisory special agent with the Diplomatic Security Service. He arrived in Ankara as the senior regional security officer in July 2011 and holds the rank of FS-1 in the U.S. Foreign Service.

As the senior regional security officer in Turkey, SSA Wroblewski is the adviser to the Ambassador and Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM) on all security matters affecting the U.S. Mission and its 1,000 American and local staff members. He is responsible for the protection of personnel, assets, and all classified materials at all four U.S. Government facilities in Turkey. He oversees a staff of 400 security personnel including DS Agents, Marine Security Guards, and local guards.

Before arriving in Ankara, SSA Wroblewski served as the deputy regional security officer at the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi, India. He has previously served as the regional security officer at the U.S. Embassy in Asmara, Eritrea and U.S. Embassy in Nassau, Bahamas. Prior to his overseas postings he served in Diplomatic Security’s New York Field Office and at Diplomatic Security Headquarters in the Visa Fraud branch.

Before joining Diplomatic Security, SSA Wroblewski was an investigative specialist for the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

SSA Wroblewski was the recipient of the 2013 Robert C. Bannerman Diplomatic Security Employee of the Year award. He is also the recipient of several Department of State honors and awards, including Superior Honor and Meritorious Honor Awards. SSA Wroblewski entered service with the Department of State in 1998.

SSA Wroblewski is a tribal member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and a member of the National Native American Law Enforcement Association. His great grandmother is listed in the Final Rolls of Citizens and Freedmen of the Five Civilized Tribes also known as the Dawes Rolls on card 2577 of the Choctaw Nation enrollees.

Mr. Wroblewski grew up in Kansas and received a bachelor of science degree in education from the University of Kansas in 1991.

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