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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67 Spring 2016 Constituted 26 December 1942 in the Army of the United States as the 5th Section, Criminal Investigation. Activated 25 January 1943 at Fort Custer, Michigan. Reorganized and redesignated 29 December 1943 as the 5th Military Police Criminal Investigation Detach- ment. Inactivated 15 March 1949 in Germany. Allotted 8 June 1949 to the Regular Army. Activated 20 June 1949 at Washington, D.C. Inactivated 19 May 1954 at Washington, D.C. Redesignated 31 July 1956 as the 5th Military Police Detachment. Activated 15 August 1956 in Italy. Inactivated 9 June 1969 in Italy. Activated 8 March 1971 in Vietnam. Inactivated 15 August 1972 in Vietnam. Activated 1 October 1983 in Germany. Reorganized and redesignated 1 September 1996 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 5th Mili- tary Police Battalion. World War II Normandy Northern France Rhineland Vietnam Counteroffensive, Phase VII Consolidation I Consolidation II Cease-Fire War on Terrorism Global War on Terrorism (Additional Campaigns to be Determined) Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered SOUTHWEST ASIA 2011–2012 Headquarters and Headquarters Company 5th Military Police Battalion

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