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Unit Details

Strength
Battalion
 
Type
Military Police Unit
 
Existing/Disbanded
Existing
Year
1943 - Present

Description
Swordsmen



Reports To
6th Military Police Group (CID)
 
Active Reporting Units
 
Inactive Reporting Unit
None
 
Unit Web Links
U.S. Army Institute of Heraldry
29 Members Who Served in This Unit


 
  • Alvarez, Benny, MAJ, (1992-2013)
  • ALVAREZ, JAYSON (THE BAT), SGT, (2000-2008)
  • Andrews, William, CW5, (1978-2007)
  • Biddle, Tamerah, SSG, (1991-2007)
  • Boone, Micheal, (2000-Present)
  • Burke, Shawn, CW2, (1990-Present)
  • Code, Robert, MSG, (1995-Present)
  • DELA ROSA, JR., Armando, CW2, (2002-Present)
  • Floyd, Tony, MSG, (1982-2005)
  • Gardner, David, SFC, (1984-2008)
  • Geniuk, Steven, CW4, (1998-Present)
  • Haywood, Matt, SA, (1989-2009)
  • Jensen, Brett, CW3, (1981-2008)
  • Jones, Samuel, MSG, (1984-Present)
  • Kilburn, Savath, CW2, (1994-2008)
  • Lane, Miriam D, MAJ, (1992-2011)
  • Mitchell, Ian, WO1, (2001-Present)
  • Phelps, Damon, CW4, (1988-Present)
  • Randall, Chris, SSG, (1998-Present)
  • Schofield, Roger, SPC, (2005-2011)
  • Story, Dan, MAJ, (1997-2007)
  • Turso, Larry, SA, (1986-2008)
  • Villa, Angela, SSG, (1999-2008)
  • [Name Withheld], (1995-2016)
  • Wesley, Ronald, CW3, (1980-2004)
  • Wynder, Chris, LTC, (1992-Present)
  • Young, Denise, 1SG, (1986-2009)
 
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Unit History
  • Activated (Aug 14, 1943)
    Activated on 14 August 1943 at Fort Custer, Michigan with the primary mission of detection and preve...
 
Battle/Operations History
  • Korean War/UN Defensive (1950) (Jun 1950 - Sep 1950)
    • Korean War/UN Offensive (1950) (Sep 1950 - Nov 1950)
    • Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51) (Nov 1950 - Jan 1951)
    • Korean War/First UN Counteroffensive (1951) (Jan 1951 - Apr 1951)
    • Korean War/CCF Spring Offensive (1951) (Apr 1951 - Jul 1951)
      • Korean War/UN Summer-Fall Offensive (1951) (Jul 1951 - Nov 1951)
        • Korean War/Third Korean Winter (1952-53) (Dec 1952 - Apr 1953)


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          • Korean War/Korean Summer (1953) (May 1953 - Jul 1953)
             
            Unit News and Information
            Unit Photos (Apr 16, 2020) 1
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            Unit Timeline
            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
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            AFGHANISTAN 13 October 2012 to 9 May 2013
            2014
            OEF-Afghanistan/Transition I (2011-14)
            2012: Strategic Agreement
            Taliban attacks continued at the same rate as they did in 2011, remaining around 28,000 Taliban "enemy initiated" attacks.

            Reformation of the ... More
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            2011 - 2014
            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
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            AFGHANISTAN 12 April 2010 to 28 January 2011
            2011
            OEF-Afghanistan/Consolidation III (2009-11)
            In public statements U.S. officials had previously praised Pakistan's military effort against militants during its offensive in South Waziristan in November 2009. Karzai started peace talks with Haqqa ... More
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            2009 - 2011
            Reactivated
            reactivated on 1 May 2009, at Wheeler Army Airfield in Hawaii.
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            2009
            Inactivated
            The 19th Military Police Battalion was inactivated on 14 November 2008.
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            2008
            Redesignated
            In 1996, the unit was redesignated as the Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 19th Military Police Battalion (CID).
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            1996
            Reactivated
            In October 1994, the 19th Military Police Detachment was reactivated as the United States Army Criminal Investigations Command Modified Table of Order and Equipment (MTOE) organization in Seoul, Korea ... More
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            1994
            Inactivated
            On 31 July 1971, the unit was inactivated in Korea.
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            1971
            Reorganized
            On 1 April 1954, the organization was reorganized and redesignated as the 19th Military Police Detachment.
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            1954
            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
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            KOREA 1953
            1953
            Korean Presidential Unit Citation
            Criteria
            The Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation is a military unit award issued by the government of South Korea to both South Korean and foreign military units.
            1953
            Korean War/Third Korean Winter (1952-53)
            Third Korean Winter, 1 December 1952 - 30 April 1953. Meanwhile the armistice talks had stalled. Discord over several issues, but principally the exchange of prisoners of war, had prevente ... More
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            1952 - 1953
            Korean War/Korean Summer (1953)
            Korea, Summer 1953, 1 May - 27 July 1953. There was little activity anywhere along the front as 1953 began. Then, as spring approached, the enemy renewed his attacks against the Eighth Arm ... More
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            1953 - 1953
            Korean War/Korea, Summer-Fall 1952
            In May the enemy became bolder, increasing his probing attacks and patrols, intensifying his artillery fire, and aggressively interrupting U.N. patrols. In May 1952 an estimated total of 102,000 artil ... More
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            1952 - 1952
            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
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            KOREA 1951
            1951
            Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)
            On 1 November Chinese elements were identified south of the Changjin Reservoir, and within ten days twelve divisions of the Chinese Communist Forces were identified. In the northwest, strong enemy att ... More
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            1950 - 1951
            Korean War/First UN Counteroffensive (1951)
            A reconnaissance in force by elements of the 1st Cavalry Division on 22 January revealed that the enemy had withdrawn from frontline positions. The task force returned after having met little resistan ... More
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            1951 - 1951
            Korean War/CCF Spring Offensive (1951)
            On 22 April enemy activity across the whole front suddenly increased and the U.N. advance halted abruptly. The expected spring offensive was at hand.

            Following a four- ... More
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            1951 - 1951
            Korean War/UN Summer-Fall Offensive (1951)
            On 23 June 1951 Jacob Malik, Deputy Foreign Minister of the U.S.S.R., made a statement in a recorded broadcast in New York implying Chinese and North Korean willingness to discuss armistic ... More
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            1951 - 1951
            Allotted to Regular Army
            12 December 1950 was allotted to the Regular Army.
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            1950
            Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)
            June to September 1950. Communist efforts to divide the South Koreans against themselves having failed, the North Koreans decided to attempt their subjugation by military force. At 0400, S ... More
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            1950 - 1950
            Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)
            MacArthur planned an amphibious landing at Inch' on, a port of the Yellow Sea 25 miles west of Seoul, to be followed by an advance to recapture the city and block North Korean troop movements and supp ... More
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            1950 - 1950
            Reactivated
            Reactivated on 15 June 1947 in Japan
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            1947
            Inactivated
            On 28 September 1945, it was inactivated at Camp Anza, California.
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            1945
            Reorganized
            29 December 1944, the unit was reorganized and redesignated as the 19th Military Police Criminal Investigation Detachment.
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            1944
            Constituted
            Constituted on 12 August 1943 in the Army of the United States as the 19th Military Police Section, Criminal Investigations.
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            1943
            Activated
            Activated on 14 August 1943 at Fort Custer, Michigan with the primary mission of detection and prevention of crimes within its area of responsibility.
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            1943
             
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