Military Police


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 38 feld training exercise emphasizing troop-leading proce- dures, dismounted and convoy training simulators, the En- gagement Skills Trainer (EST) 2000, night driver's training, land navigation training, communication through battlefeld communication systems, and rehearsals. Phase 2 Phase 2 is initiated with an emergency deployment readi- ness exercise (EDRE) and deployment to the feld, followed by a week of crew-served weapons gunnery training. Each of the green cycle platoon EDREs is conducted at home sta- tion, and the exercise is not complete until the platoon ar- rives at one of the two major training areas in Area I. The platoon EDRE is evaluated by the brigade or battalion staff using the battalion "Rolling Thunder" checklist to ensure the safety, proper licensing, and convoy certifcations of operators deploying from up to 400 kilometers away. Ad- ditionally, each company and the battalion operations and training section establish command posts at their respective headquarters to battle-track the deployment of each platoon element, from home station to the training site. The battal- ion consolidated gunnery consists of crew-served weapons qualifcation on the M1151 and M1117 armored security ve- hicle combat platforms using the M240B, MK19, M2A1, and M48 weapons systems. During gunnery training, a platoon from each company is assigned the responsibility to conduct operations for a specifc range, ensuring that qualifcations are completed to standard for each assigned weapon system. The end states for Phase 1 and Phase 2 are to ensure that all platoon combat platforms and crews are 100 percent quali- fed and mission-ready for the culminating event that takes place during Phase 3. Phase 3 Phase 3 consists of a week of feld training and includes a culminating training event. Through this capstone event, Soldiers and KATUSAs are able to experience and bet- ter understand mounted and dismounted military police operations, to include conducting a cordon and search op- eration, a hasty attack, and a convoy security mission. Ad- ditionally, each company headquarters assumes the respon- sibility as the mission command element for each Phase 3 portion. As the mission command element, the company headquarters is responsible for all sustainment, life sup- port, and command post operations for the duration of the exercise. Battle rosters for each platoon are also validated to ensure accuracy. The mission command companies train their headquarters sections by establishing a company com- mand post, a feld feeding site with a mobile kitchen trailer, a medical tent, a feld maintenance area, and an ammuni- tion supply point. The mission command responsibility and culminating training event includes— • PBTT Cycle I–Squad Lanes. • PBTT Cycle II–Squad Lanes. • PBTT Cycle III–Squad Live-Fire Exercise. • PBTT Cycle IV–Squad Live-Fire Exercise. • PBTT Cycle V–Platoon Field Training Exercise/24-Hour Operations. • PBTT Cycle VI–Platoon Field Training Exercise/24-Hour Operations. • PBTT Cycle VII–Squad Lanes. • PBTT Cycle VIII–Squad Lanes. Following the culminating training event, platoons re- deploy back to their respective area garrisons and begin Phase 4. Phase 4 Phase 4 consists of recovery operations. During Phase 4, equipment that was brought to the feld is refu- eled and cleaned and preventative maintenance checks and services are completed. The green cycle platoon conducts inventories of its assigned equipment and Soldier organiza- tional clothing and individual equipment for accountability and documentation of any damage or shortages. Once lead- ers have completed an inspection of all recovery tasks and reports have been submitted, the platoons have completed the tactical portion of PBTT and begin to execute Phase 5. Phase 5 The fnal phase of PBTT is made up of law enforcement refresher training. Phase 5 ensures that the green cycle pla- toon is prepared to assume its law enforcement commitment, which enables the next platoon to begin its green cycle rota- tion. Throughout this fnal week of the green cycle training, the platoons conduct training exercises dedicated to law en- forcement tasks. The exercises include training on respond- ing to active-shooter events, driving patrol vehicles, inter- viewing, completing military police paperwork, performing guard mount, conducting feld sobriety tests, and respond- ing to various scenarios. The scenario-based law enforce- ment training enables Soldiers to think on their feet and smoothly transition back to their law enforcement mission. A 94th Military Police Battalion Soldier fres the M240B into a building, suppressing the enemy. (Continued on page 40)

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