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Unit Details

Strength
Company
 
Type
Military Police Unit
 
Existing/Disbanded
Existing
Year
1964 - Present

Description

THE FIGHTING DEUCE




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


 

  • Abbott, Jacob, SGT, (2006-Present)
  • Adkins, Lucas, SP 4, (2006-2008)
  • Albert, Michael, SGT, (1984-1992)
  • Aldrich, Ashley, SP 4, (2007-Present)
  • Allen, Terry, SGT, (1982-1987)
  • Allen, Thomas, SGT, (1993-1999)
  • Anderson, Margie, SGT, (2004-2008)
  • Armstrong, Bill, CPT, (2002-2008)
  • Armstrong, Curtis, SSG, (2001-2009)
  • Ashton, Scott, 1SG, (1973-1996)
  • Atwell, Neil, SGT, (2003-Present)
  • AUSTIN, EDWIN, SFC, (1987-Present)
  • Auvil, Michael, SGT, (2007-Present)
  • Auvil, Michael, SPC, (2007-2011)
  • Ayala II, Adalberto, SPC, (1996-2003)
  • Baer, Katie, PFC, (2009-2011)
  • Bailey, Dennis, SPC, (2005-2009)
  • Bailey, Rob, SFC, (1990-2010)
  • Baker, Jeffrey, 1SG, (1996-Present)
  • Ball, Stacy, 1SG, (1989-2009)
  • Bangle, Kelly, SP 4, (2003-Present)
  • Barnett, Donald, SSG, (1988-2010)
  • Barnett, Steven, SFC, (1993-2008)
  • Barrera, Michele, SPC, (2007-Present)
  • Beedy, Erica, PV2, (2008-2008)
  • Beesley, Jason, SP 4, (1988-1996)
  • Bellard, Latrell, SGT, (1964-1967)
  • Benson, Eric, SSG, (2001-Present)
  • Berkery, Brian, SP 4, (2005-2008)
  • Berry, Johnathan, SGT, (2004-Present)
  • Bertsch, Jody, SPC, (1981-1986)
  • BIXBY, Donald Thomas, SP 4, (1966-1969)
  • Blackmore, Benjamin, SFC, (1982-2002)
  • Bonar, Melissa, SGT, (2001-2007)
  • Borrelli, Denise, SFC, (1994-2005)
  • Bosco, Vinny, SGT, (1995-2003)
  • Bowers, Tim, MSG, (1983-2005)
  • Brass, Brandon, SP 4, (2002-2008)
  • Brian, Morgan, SSG, (1995-2008)
  • Brock, Caleb, CPL, (2006-Present)
  • Brown, Kristy, PFC, (2006-Present)
  • Brown, Tim, CPL, (2003-2009)
  • Browning, Benjamin, SGT, (2004-2008)
  • Bruch, Cory, 1SG, (1995-2008)
  • Brune, Nathan, SP 4, (2005-2009)
  • Brune, Nathan, SP 4, (2005-2008)
  • Brzezinski, Todd, SSG, (1996-2008)
 

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Army Superior Unit Award Ribbon
Criteria
The Superior Unit Award may be awarded during peacetime for outstanding meritorious performance of a difficult and challenging mission carried out under extraordinary circumstances. The unit must disp ... More
Description
1 Oct 11 to 30 Sep 13 2015 PO 350-09
2015
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 AFGHANISTAN 2006 11 Dec 05 to 6 Dec 06 DA GO 2013-53
2013
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 IRAQ 2011 24 May 11 to 20 Dec 11 DA GO 2013-45
2013
Lineage and Honors
272D MILITARY POLICE COMPANY (THE FIGHTING DEUCE) Constituted 30 August 1944 in the Army of the United States as the 272d Military Police Company Activated 5 September 1944 in India Inactiva ... More
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2013
Operation New Dawn (OND)
On 17 February 2010, U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates announced that as of 1 September, the name "Operation Iraqi Freedom" would be replaced by "Operation New Dawn".
< ... More
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2010 - 2011
OEF-Afghanistan/Consolidation II (2006-09)
In November 2006, the U.N. Security Council warned that Afghanistan may become a failed state due to increased Taliban violence, growing illegal drug production, and fragile state institutions.
... More
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2006 - 2009
OEF-Afghanistan/Consolidation I (2001-06)
The United Nations authorized an international force – the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) – with a mandate to help the Afghans maintain security in Kabul and surrounding ar ... More
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2001 - 2006
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 IRAQ 2004 30 Jan 04 to 10 Dec 04 2005 PO 050-002
2005
Army Superior Unit Award Ribbon
Criteria
The Superior Unit Award may be awarded during peacetime for outstanding meritorious performance of a difficult and challenging mission carried out under extraordinary circumstances. The unit must disp ... More
Description
Streamer embroidered 2001-2002 21 May 01 - 22 May 02 DA GO 2005-09
2005
OIF/Iraqi Governance (2004-05)
In June 2004, under the auspices of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1546 the Coalition transferred limited sovereignty to a caretaker government, whose first act was to begin the trial of S ... More
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2004 - 2005
OIF/Transition of Iraq (2003-04)
Upon assuming the post of chief executive of the CPA in May 2003, L. Paul Bremer also assumed the title of U.S. Presidential Envoy and Administrator in Iraq. He was frequently called Ambassador by num ... More
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2003 - 2004
Army Superior Unit Award Ribbon
Criteria
The Superior Unit Award may be awarded during peacetime for outstanding meritorious performance of a difficult and challenging mission carried out under extraordinary circumstances. The unit must disp ... More
Description
Streamer embroidered 1995-1996 15 Oct 95 to 10 Dec 96 DA GO 2001-25 / 2005-09
2001
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
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
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 1967-1968 1 Nov 67-31 Jul 68, DAGO 45, 69
1969
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
Valorous Unit Award
Criteria
The Valorous Unit Award may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy of the United States; while engaged in military oper ... More
Description
Streamer embroidered NHA TRANG 30 Jan 68 DAGO 72, 68
1968
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 1965-1966 Sep 65-Jun 66, DAGO 17, 68
1968
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 1966-1967 1 Sep 66-31 Oct 67, DAGO 67, 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
Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Campaign (1965-66)
This campaign was from 25 December 1965 to 30 June 1966. United States operations after 1 July 1966 were a continuation of the earlier counteroffensive campaign. Recognizing the interdependence of pol ... More
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1965 - 1966
Vietnam War/Defense Campaign (1965)
This campaign was 8 March to 24 December 1965. During this campaign the U.S. objective was to hold off the enemy while gaining time needed to build base camps and logistical facilities. The U.S. also ... More
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1965 - 1965
WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater
The plan of the Pacific subseries was determined by the geography, strategy, and the military organization of a theater largely oceanic. Two independent, coordinate commands, one in the Southwest Paci ... More
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1941 - 1945
 
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