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Unit Details

Strength
Group
 
Type
Military Police Unit
 
Existing/Disbanded
Redesignated
Year
1966 - 1981

Description
Changed to 16th Military Police Brigade


Reports To
Military Police Units
 
Active Reporting Unit
 
Inactive Reporting Unit
None
 
26 Members Who Served in This Unit


 
  • Anderson, Curtis, SGM, (1955-1976)
  • Bell, Stephen, SP 4, (1966-1967)
  • Graham, Lacy, MAJ, (1958-1978)
  • Holley, Lawrence, SGM, (1959-1981)
  • Hunter, Robert, LTC, (1969-1991)
  • Keller, Larry, 1SG, (1970-1994)
  • Merillat, Roger, SP 5, (1965-1968)
  • Munsey, Harry, 1SG, (1971-1993)
  • Obermeier, Cornelius, SSG, (1965-1968)
  • Shanklin, Thomas, SGT, (1967-1970)
  • Trybus, Angela, SFC, (1986-Present)
  • Vaughan, David, COL, (1969-2003)
  • Vivar, Manuel, SP 5, (1973-1977)
 

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Unit Timeline
Lineage and Honors
Constituted 23 March 1966 in the Regular Army as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 16th Military Police Group Activated 20 May 1966 at Fort George G. Meade, Maryland Reorganized and rede ... More
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2014
Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation
Criteria
The Republic of Vietnam Meritorious Unit Citation (Gallantry Cross Colors) was authorized to be worn by units individually cited for service in military operations in support of the government of Sout ... More
Description
Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1966-1971 29 Sep 66-28 Mar 73, DAGO 6, 74
1974
Vietnam War/Consolidation II Campaign (1971-72)
This campaign was from 1 December 1971 to 29 March 1972.. The U.S. continued to reduce its ground presence in South Vietnam during late 1971 and early 1972, but American air attacks increased while bo ... More
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1971 - 1972
Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VII Campaign (1970-71)
This campaign was from 1 Jul 1970 to 30 June 1971. Fighting continued in Cambodia during early February before and after South Vietnam began its U.S.-aided drive in Laos, Lam Son 719, the most signifi ... More
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1970 - 1971
Vietnam War/Consolidation I Campaign (1971)
This campaign was from 1 July to 30 November 1971. This period witnessed additional progress in the Vietnamization program which included turning over the ground war to South Vietnam, sustaining the ... More
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1971 - 1971
Meritorious Unit Commendation
Criteria
The Meritorious Unit Commendation is awarded to units for exceptionally meritorious conduct in performance of outstanding services for at least six continuous months during a period of military operat ... More
Description
Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1968-1969 16 Jan 68-1 May 69, DAGO 37, 70
1970
Vietnam War/Winter-Spring 1970 Campaign
This campaign was from 1 November 1969 to 30 April 1970. An increase in enemy-initiated attacks, at the highest level since 4-5 September signaled the start of the first phase of the Communist winter ... More
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1969 - 1970
Vietnam War/Sanctuary Counteroffensive Campaign (1970)
This campaign was from 1 May to 30 June 1970. This campaign was mainly concerned with the Allied incursion into Cambodia, codenamed Operation ROCK CRUSHER. As American withdrawal from South Vietnam pr ... More
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1970 - 1970
Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign (1968-69)
This campaign was from 2 November 1968 to 22 February 1969. In November 1968 the South Vietnam government with American support began a concentrated effort to expand security in the countryside. This ... More
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1968 - 1969
Vietnam War/Tet 69 Counteroffensive Campaign
This campaign was from 23 February to 8 June 1969. From Tet 1969 through the month of June, the enemy again tried to sustain an offensive. His inability to do so can be largely attributed to aggressi ... More
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1969 - 1969
Vietnam War/Summer-Fall 1969 Campaign
This campaign was from 9 June to 31 October 1969. During the summer and fall of 1969, conduct of operations was increasingly turned over to Vietnamese, US troops withdrew in greater numbers amid reaff ... More
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1969 - 1969
Meritorious Unit Commendation
Criteria
The Meritorious Unit Commendation is awarded to units for exceptionally meritorious conduct in performance of outstanding services for at least six continuous months during a period of military operat ... More
Description
Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1966-1968 1 Oct 66-15 Jan 68, DAGO 55, 68
1968
Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
This campaign was from 1 June 1967 to 29 January 1968.The conflict in South Vietnam remains basically unchanged. As Operation JUNCTION CITY ended, elements of the U.S. 1st and 25th Infantry Divisions, ... More
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1967 - 1968
Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
This campaign was from 30 January to 1 April 1968. On 29 January 1968 the Allies began the Tet-lunar new year expecting the usual 36-hour peaceful holiday truce. Because of the threat of a large-scale ... More
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1968 - 1968
Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (1968)
This campaign was from 2 April to 30 June 1968. During this period friendly forces conducted a number of battalion-size attritional operations against the enemy.

Operations PEGASUS-Lam ... More
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1968 - 1968
Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase V Campaign (1968)
This campaign was from 1 July to 1 November 1968. During this period a country-wide effort was begun to restore government control of territory lost to the enemy since the Tet offensive. The enemy att ... More
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1968 - 1968
Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)
This campaign was from 1 July 1966 to 31 May 1967. United States operations after 1 July 1966 were a continuation of the earlier counteroffensive campaign. Recognizing the interdependence of political ... More
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1966 - 1967
 
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