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Unit Details

Strength
Company
 
Type
Military Police Unit
 
Existing/Disbanded
Existing
Year
1953 - Present

Description
It was assigned to Berlin on 30 September 1945. It remained in Berlin and was reorganized into two seperate MP companys in October 1953. Since that time, , the 287th MP Company has seen continuous service in Berlin. In addition to the usual police finctions, the 287th provides the US contingents at Allied Checkpoints Bravo (Drewitz) and Charlie (Friedrichstrasse) It also provides the guard complement of the US duty Trains during operations between Berlin an the Federal Republic.
From October through December 1992 one Platoon is deployed to Mombasa, Kenya. It is part of "Operation Provide Relief" to provide humanitarian assistance.
In 1993 Squads from the 287th MP Company rotate to Macedonia as part of "Operation Able Sentry".


233 Members Who Served in This Unit


 

  • Albert, Michael, SFC, (1966-1994)
  • Allison, Craig, SGT, (1981-1984)
  • Alsup, Russell, SP 4, (1979-1985)
  • Ames, Kenneth, CPL, (1992-1997)
  • Anderson, Sara, SPC, (1985-1993)
  • Arnold, Dan, SP 4, (1972-1975)
  • Arthur, Gregory, SP 4, (1974-1977)
  • Aschauer, Tim, SSG, (1980-1992)
  • Atchison, Rob, SSG, (1991-2002)
  • Auen, Gary, MAJ, (1973-1998)
  • Bailey, Ronald, SGT, (1975-1982)
  • Baldwin, Ed, MSG, (1982-2007)
  • Ball, Stacy, 1SG, (1989-2009)
  • Barton, Sam (B80), MAJ, (1984-2008)
  • Belk, James, SSG, (1980-1987)
  • Belk, James, SSG, (1980-1987)
  • Benavides, Robert, SSG, (1984-2004)
  • Bencivengo, George, SP 4, (1969-1971)
  • Berger, Robert, SA, (1980-2008)
  • Bersing, Don, 1LT, (1954-1956)
  • Beymer, Kenneth, SP 4, (1987-1996)
  • Bianco, Charles, SGT, (1978-1990)
  • Bielling, Chuck, SGT, (1983-1999)
  • Blevins, Richard, SGT, (1987-1992)
  • Bommarito, Anthony "Tony"", SP 4, (1958-1964)
  • Bridgeforth, William, SSG, (1970-1978)
  • Brighton, Michael, SPC, (1985-1998)
  • Bullock, Joe, MSG, (1976-1996)
  • Bupp, Ronald, SGT, (1974-1982)
  • Burk, Jeffrey, SPC, (1987-1991)
  • Burleson, Creed, SP 4, (1977-1982)
  • Bursey, Gregg, SFC, (1989-2009)
  • Cagins, Floyd, SFC, (1992-2018)
  • Cameron, David, MSG, (1965-1986)
  • Campbell, Chuck, SSG, (1983-2008)
  • Carey, Kevin, SSG, (1983-1994)
  • Champaigne, Douglas, SFC, (1981-1998)
  • Clearwater, William, CPL, (1964-1967)
  • Colgan, Anne, SPC, (1985-1990)
  • Concaugh, Michael, SGT, (1989-1997)
  • Condit, Tim, SP 4, (1992-1997)
  • Confer, Doyle, MSG, (1970-1996)
  • Cook, Umar, SPC, (1989-1997)
  • Cormack, Larry, CPL, (1986-1989)
  • Costa, Albert, SP 4, (1979-1982)
 

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Lineage and Honors
Constituted 12 August 1943 in the Army of the United States as the 287th Military Police Company Activated 14 August 1943 at Fort Custer, Michigan Inactivated 25 January 1946 in the Philippine Islan ... More
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2012
OIF/Iraqi Sovereignty (2009-10)
During 2008 and 2009, all non-U.S. foreign forces withdrew from Iraq. Withdrawal of all non-U.S. forces was complete by 31 July 2009. As of 1 January 2009, the Iraqi government became fully responsibl ... More
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2009 - 2010
Normandy Campaign (1944)
(Normandy Campaign 6 June to 24 July 1944) Early on D-Day airborne troops landed in France to gain control of strategic areas. Aerial and naval bombardment followed. Then the invasion fleet, covered b ... More
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1944 - 1944
Northern France Campaign (1944)
(Northern France Campaign 25 July to 14 September 1944) Bombardment along a five-mile stretch of the German line enabled the Allies to break through on 25 July. While some armored forces drove southwa ... More
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1944 - 1944
 
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