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Military Police contains information about military police functions in maneuver and mobility support, area security, law and order, internment/resettlement, and police intelligence operations.

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MILITARY POLICE 20 possible. "Classroom training and theory only get people so far; and the sounds of gunfre, although only blank rounds, are a powerful motivator," stated Air Force Senior Master Sergeant Garrett Langston, the exercise senior controller and force-on-force noncommissioned offcer in charge. All the stops were pulled for Joint Exercise Sentinel War- rior in terms of resources, such as specialized tactical vehicles, UH-60s from the Colorado National Guard, ground burst simulators, and elite heavy weapons. Exercises such as Sentinel Warrior have resulted in overall improvements to security policy, equip- ment, and tactics; and they have strengthened the protection of the Nation's armed forces. This ex- ercise also allowed the military police platoon to see how sister Services conduct sensitive convoy security and tactics, techniques, and procedures that they can take with them as lessons learned. All the Services, to- gether with Regular Army, National Guard, and Army Reserve mem- bers achieved holistic problem solving. The stakes are high, and the safety and security of sensi- tive assets and those security professionals guarding them require that things be done right. Thanks to this joint ex- ercise and others like it, the U.S. military remains ready and able to detect, delay, deter, deny, and defeat potential enemy threats. Numerous high-ranking offcers, noncom- missioned offcers, and civilian executive visitors attended a Distinguished Visitor Day during Joint Exercise Sentinel Warrior. Admiral Cecil Haney, commander of the U.S. Stra- tegic Command, had only positive comments about the mili- tary police actions during the event. The platoon executed Distinguished Visitor Day without any SOCOM members— a frst in the 20-year history of the joint exercise. With such outstanding results, the DTRA Force-on-Force Branch will keep military police forces at the top of the list for future force-on-force exercises. Lieutenant Colonel Poulin is the director of the Force-on-Force Branch, DTRA, Fort Belvoir, Virginia. He holds a bachelor's de- gree in business Norwich University, North- feld, and a of operational art and science An adversary force sniper supports the assault element. Adversary forces initiate an attack. Adversary forces assault a convoy.

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