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93d Military Police Battalion

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Country  United States
Garrison/HQ  Fort Bliss
Branch  Army
93d Military Police Battalion
Active  June 1945 - November 1945 October 1951 - March 1953 June 1966 - December 1971 October 1986 - November 1992 November 2007 - Present
Type  Combat Support Military Police
Part of  89th Military Police Brigade

The 93d (or 93rd) Military Police Battalion of the United States Army was formed in June 1945 and has operated in World War II, the Korean and Vietnam wars, the Gulf War, and the Iraq War.

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Mission

The 93d Military Police Battalion deploys worldwide to conduct Military Police operations, and conducts continuous law and order operations in support of the Fort Bliss military community.

Organization

The battalion is subordinate to 89th Military Police Brigade. It numbers over 800 soldiers who are stationed at its headquarters at Fort Bliss, Texas.

The battalion consists of one Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, one Law Enforcement Detachment - the 72nd Military Police Detachment - and four Military Police Companies:

  • 202nd Military Police Company
  • 212th Military Police Company
  • 591st Military Police Company
  • 978th Military Police Company
  • World War II

    Activated in France on 13 June 1945 in the towards the end of World War II, the unit served in France during the end of the war before being deactivated on 12 November 1945 in France.

    Korean War

    On 28 October 1951, the battalion was reactivated to serve in the Korean War.

    Vietnam War

    The 93d MP BN was reactivated at Fort Sill, Oklahoma on 1 June 1966 and deployed to South East Asia.

    Operation Desert Storm

    The 93d MP BN was reactivated in Germany on 16 October 1986 and deployed to South West Asia.

    Operation Iraqi Freedom

    The 93d MP BN was reactivated at Fort Bliss, Texas on 17 November 2007 and deployed to Iraq.

    References

    93d Military Police Battalion Wikipedia


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