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 40 of the exercise praised 2d Platoon for its adaptability in overcoming adversity with short execution timelines. The versatility of Soldiers and leaders is a staple of any military police platoon or company. Military police Soldiers also pro- vided valuable training and information to the special forces Soldiers and Honduran military police participating in the exercise. Military police Soldiers trained Navy SEAL team members, Army special forces, the Honduran army, and other military police on nonlethal weapon tactics, security operations, and law enforcement tasks. This training was valuable to the special forces teams participating in the ex- ercise because many of them had mission sets that included advising and assisting host nation forces. OPFOR Soldiers trained and worked with Navy SEAL team members and Army special forces. During the train- up and after completing the target set-up, they executed close-quarter combat tactics and room entry and clear- ing procedures. Training of this magnitude is valuable to the military police Soldier; it can easily be translated and used in the garrison law enforcement mission set. OPFOR Soldiers also had the opportunity to work with Honduran military police; during that time, the Soldiers observed the similarities and differences in the use of tactics. Leaders were able to see similarities in how host nation soldiers were led during a mission. The host nation leadership followed almost the same troop-leading procedures used during the preparation of a mission in any U.S. military branch. Due to the high level of success and achievement of the platoon during this exercise, the military police Soldiers established a strong relationship with the Special Operations Command South, which may allow for follow-on training opportunities and partnership with special operations forces. Conclusion Soldiers of 2d Platoon, 511th Military Police Company, were grateful for the opportunity to participate in Operation Fused Response and to receive such valuable training and experience in a foreign country. This was the frst time that many of the Soldiers trained outside the country or worked with special forces and foreign forces. The Soldiers came to understand the mission and importance of military po- lice Soldiers. They came to understand the signifcance of improving the relationship between the U.S. military and allied nation militaries. The trip to Honduras was an oppor- tunity that many Soldiers may not experience again during their time in the military, and the Soldiers of 2d Platoon, 511th Military Police Company, will not soon forget it. First Lieutenant Shaw is the platoon leader of 2d Platoon, 511th Military Police holds a bachelor's degree in avia- tion sciences Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio. In July 2015, the battalion dedicated a green cycle specif- cally to advanced law enforcement training. Fight Tonight During the frst eight PBTT green cycles, the Polar Bears qualifed more than 367 crew-served weapon systems and 78 armored security vehicle crews, performed a mounted squad live-fre exercise with 12 military police squads, conducted a mounted and dismounted convoy live-fre exercise with 12 military police squads, and battle-tracked more than 200 squad tactical missions. As a result, Soldiers and KATUSAs have gained confdence in their weapons systems, combat platforms, and communications equip- ment to increase combat power and readiness. Finally, to ensure that the lessons are captured, the squad and platoon level feld training exercise concludes with a comprehensive evaluation from the observer-controllers and an after action review session with Soldiers and leaders to share lessons learned, evaluate squad capabilities, and build momentum. This provides a valuable product for company level leaders to develop training management programs and to properly assess mission-essential task list profciency. Katchi Kapshida The dedicated effort by the Soldiers and KATUSAs in the 94th Military Police Battalion highlights the strength of an alliance unlike any other in our Army today. Whether serving together in a joint law enforcement patrol or convoy security mission or moving as a member of a fre team dur- ing training, the Polar Bears continue to embrace the saying Katchi Kapshida or We Go Together while standing ready to fght tonight! Field Manual 3-39, Military Police Operations, 26 August 2013. Captain Foley is an operations/plans offcer with the future op- erations (J-35) at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Rapid Deployable Corps–Turkey, Istanbul, Turkey. He was previously the of the 55th Military Police Casey, Korea. He holds a bachelor's degree in fnance Stet- son University, Deland, Florida, and a degree in busi- ness and organizational securit University, St. Louis, Missouri. Second Lieutenant Flickinger is a platoon leader in the 204th Military Police Police Battalion, Fort Polk, Louisiana. She was previously a platoon leader in the Casey, Korea. She holds a bachelor's degree of Pennsylvania, California, Pennsylvania.

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