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Chief, Military Police Corps Regiment, and Commandant, United States Army Military Police School

Chief, Military Police Corps Regiment, and Commandant, United States Army Military Police School – Brief Article Donald J. Ryder Anniversary Week went extremely well here at USAMPS, as I am sure it did at each of your places of duty. During the 59th Anniversary Regimental Ball, the attendees had the great privilege to hear 1SG […]

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Army MP and homeland defense in World War II

Army MP and homeland defense in World War II Ronald Craig On 1 September 1939, the Nazi armies initiated the beginning of World War II by invading Poland. One week later, Franklin D. Roosevelt, the President of the United States, declared a limited national emergency, and a massive military build-up began. The fear of attack […]

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Bottom-up review

Bottom-up review Ed Sannwaldt In late 2002, the U.S. Army Deputy Chief of Staff G3 (Operations, Plans, and Training), Lieutenant General Richard Cody, directed the U.S. Army Military Police School (USAMPS) to conduct a bottom-up review (BUR) of the Military Police Corps structure. The objective of the BUR was to identify and provide MP/Criminal Investigation […]

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Military Police Platoon Command Post—A Platoon Sergeant’s Role …

Military Police Platoon Command Post—A Platoon Sergeant’s Role … Allen G. Blanchette An effective MP platoon command post (CP) demands special tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP) to function effectively in the field. The platoon sergeant must be a master of those TTP, especially in combat. The CP has two primary functions: it battle-tracks soldiers and […]

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CID Reserves Prepare for Deployment to Kosovo

CID Reserves Prepare for Deployment to Kosovo – Brief Article Donald A. Hayden Instructors from the Military Police Operations and Investigations Division of the U.S. Army Military Police School put on a five-day major training event in April 2000. The division provided refresher training on crime scenes and fraud investigations to members of the 315th […]

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A tribute to the forgotten heroes of Bataan

A tribute to the forgotten heroes of Bataan – Brief Article Kevin A. Paul On April 1, 2001, a team from C Company, 705th Military Police Battalion, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, participated in the 13th annual Bataan Memorial Death March at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico. This event commemorates the Bataan Death March that occurred […]

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Military police in Korea transform provost marshal operations

Military police in Korea transform provost marshal operations Chad B. McRee An armistice ending the Korean War was signed in July 1953, and since then, US military police have served in Korea alongside Republic of Korea (ROK) military, police, Korean National Police (KNP), and other police organizations on the peninsula. From that time, military police […]

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Military Police Deployments

Military Police Deployments – Brief Article Military police units, both active and reserve, remain deployed throughout the world. We continue to represent Force Projection at its finest. (Current as of 31 October 2000) OPERATION/UNIT DEPLOYED LOCATION FORSCOM/USAREUR/USACIDC HONDURAS DESERT SPRING KUWAIT 988th MP Co(-) (CSC), Ft (*) 179th MP MWD Tm, Ft Stewart, GA Benning, […]

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Chief, Military Police Corps Regiment, and Commandant, United States Army Military Police School

Chief, Military Police Corps Regiment, and Commandant, United States Army Military Police School Stephen J. Curry Greetings from the home of the Military Police Corps Regiment! The first half of this year has certainly been eventful for the Regiment. The great majority of our Active Component MP forces have been or will be deployed, and […]

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701st Military Police Battalion

701st Military Police Battalion Lineage and Honors Constituted 16 December 1940 in the Regular Army as the 701st Military Police Battalion. Activated 1 February 1941 at Fort Snelling, Minnesota. Reorganized and redesignated 28 February 1947 as the 701st Military Police Service Battalion. Reorganized and redesignated 25 May 1949 as the 701st Military Police Battalion. Inactivated […]