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Unit Details

Strength
Company
 
Type
Military Police Unit
 
Existing/Disbanded
Existing
Year
1949 - Present

Description
Not Specified
 
418 Members Who Served in This Unit


 

  • Adams, Richard A., SGT, (1969-2001)
  • Ahrenberg, Richard, SP 4, (1963-1966)
  • Alday, Water, PFC, (2008-Present)
  • Aleman-Blackwelder, Carlotta, SSG, (1993-2002)
  • Alfred, Harry, SGT, (1967-1969)
  • Alonso, Nestor, SGT, (2001-2009)
  • Anderson, Ken, SGT, (1981-1994)
  • Anderson, Steve, SSG, (1968-1971)
  • Arenal Jr., Mariano, SP 4, (1973-Present)
  • Asbridge, David, SGT, (1998-Present)
  • Babb, Shad, SP 4, (1985-1992)
  • Baer, Douglas, SSG, (1982-2003)
  • Baker, Robert, 1SG, (1967-1989)
  • Baker, Stephen, PFC, (1985-1993)
  • Ball, Mike, SP 4, (1975-1978)
  • Barker, Richard, PV2, (1989-1992)
  • Barnes, Benjamin, SSG, (2002-2008)
  • Barrett, Jim, SP 4, (1963-1966)
  • Barta, Bradley, SFC, (1994-Present)
  • Batista, Emir, SSG, (1999-2008)
  • Belcher, Chris, SGT, (2002-2008)
  • Bell, Lee, SSG, (1970-1995)
  • Berry, John, 1SG, (1990-Present)
  • Berte, Craig, CSM, (1986-2010)
  • Bidwell, Drew, CPL, (2001-2012)
  • Birlew, Micah, SGT, (2001-2006)
  • Bloomberg, Matt, SSG, (1990-Present)
  • Bode, Craig, SFC, (1987-2008)
  • Boetticher, Rick, CW3, (1962-1983)
  • Bolt, Tim, SPC, (1983-1986)
  • Bonney, Bob, SP 4, (1975-1978)
  • Boone, Dennis, CPL, (1994-1999)
  • Bostic, Jason, SSG, (1998-2008)
  • Boudreau, Bonnie, SGT, (1981-1993)
  • Brenneman, Jeffrey, SPC, (2001-2008)
  • Briseno, Serafin, SFC, (1988-2017)
  • Broderick, Stephen, SGT, (2000-2007)
  • Brown, James, SSG, (2002-Present)
  • Brumfield, Kelley, CPL, (2002-2005)
  • Bruner, Kevin, CPL, (1983-1991)
  • Budenski, Jared, MAJ, (2018-Present)
  • Bujak, Eric, SGT, (2000-2008)
  • Burgin, William, SSG, (1972-1975)
  • Burnhauser, Suzanne, SGT, (1990-2000)
  • Burton, David, MSG, (1975-1987)
 

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Associations
 
Unit History
 
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)
         
        Unit Timeline
        Army Superior Unit Award
        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
        16 Dec 14 to 15 May 15 DA GO 2019-24
        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
        1 Oct 09 to 31 Jul 10 DA GO 2013-64
        2010
        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
        Lineage and Honors
        545th MILITARY POLICE COMPANY Constituted 15 February 1939 in the Regular Army as Military Police Platoon, Headquarters Troop, 1st Cavalry Division Redesignated 4 July 1942 as Military Police P ... More
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        2009
        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 2004-2005 6 Jan 04 to 19 Mar 05 DA GO 2017-28
        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
        Southwest Asia Cease-Fire (Iraq)
        While several operations occurred in the geographical areas described above between April 12, 1991, and November 30, 1995, including Operation Provide Comfort (June 1, 1992 – November 30, 1995), ... More
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        1991 - 1995
        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 SOUTHWEST ASIA 1990-1991 15 Sep 90 - 20 Apr 91 DA GO 1992-34 / 1997-14
        1991
        Gulf War/Defense of Saudi Arabia
        In 1990, fellow Arab Gulf states refused to endorse Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein's plan to cut production and raise the price of oil, leaving him frustrated and paranoid. Iraq had incurred a mountain o ... More
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        1990 - 1991
        Gulf War/Liberation and Defense of Kuwait
        The Liberation of Kuwait was the campaign to retake Kuwait from Iraq after the massive air campaign, between 24–28 February 1991. U.S. troops and the Coalition entered to find the Iraqis surrend ... More
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        1991 - 1991
        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 1970-1971 21 Feb 70-28 Feb 71, DAGO 42, 72
        1971
        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
        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 FISH HOOK 1 May-29 Jun 70, DAGO 43, 72
        1970
        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 1969-1970 May 69-Feb 70, DAGO 11, 73, amended DAGO 42, 72
        1970
        Vietnam Civil Actions Unit Citation
        Criteria
        The unit citation of the Republic of Vietnam Civil Actions Medal was awarded certain units by the Vietnamese government for meritorious service during the period 1 March 1961 to 28 March 1974.
        Description
        Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1969-1970 1 Jan 69-1 Feb 70, DAGO 42, 72
        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 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 1965-1969 9 Aug 65-19 May 69, DAGO 43, 70 amended DAGO 59, 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
        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 12 Feb 67-1 Jan 68, DAGO 54, 68, was amended by DAGO 2, 71 which was revoked by DAGO 51, 71
        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 1968 1 Jan-31 Oct 68 DAGO 51, 71
        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
        Army Presidential Unit Citation
        Criteria
        The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft ... More
        Description
        Streamer embroidered PLEIKU PROVINCE 23 Oct-26 Nov 65, DAGO 40, 67
        1965
        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
        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.
        Description
        Streamer embroidered WAEGWAN-TAEGU
        1953
        Cross of Valour (Greece)
        Criteria
        The Cross of Valour is the second highest (and until 1974 the highest) military decoration of the Greek state, awarded for acts of bravery or distinguished leadership on the field of battle. It has be ... More
        Description
        Streamer embroidered KOREA
        1953
        Second Korean Winter (1951-52)
        As 1951 drew to a close, a lull had settled over the battlefield. Fighting tapered off to a routine of patrol clashes, raids, and bitter small-unit struggles for key outpost positions. The lull result ... More
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        1951 - 1952
        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
        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
        Philippine Presidential Unit Citation
        Criteria
        The Philippine Presidential Unit Citation is a unit decoration of the Republic of the Philippines. It has been awarded to certain units of the United States military for actions both during and subseq ... More
        Description
        Streamer embroidered 17 OCTOBER 1944 TO 4 JULY 1945
        1945
        Leyte Campaign (1944-45)
        (Leyte Campaign 17 October 1944 to 1 July 1945) On 17 October 1944, after preparatory bombardment, the invasion of the Philippines got under way with the seizure of islands guarding Leyte Gulf. The la ... More
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        1944 - 1945
        Luzon Campaign (1944-45)
        (Luzon Campaign 15 December 1944 to 4 July 1945) After Leyte came Mindoro, which was invaded on 15 December 1944, an air strip being obtained to provide a base for operations during the invasion on Lu ... More
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        1944 - 1945
        Bismarck Archipelago Campaign (1943-44)
        By the close of 1943, the United States, Australia, and New Zealand had stopped the Japanese juggernaut in the Pacific. To put the Japanese on the defensive, within the framework of the global strateg ... More
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        1943 - 1944
        New Guinea Campaign (1943-44)
        (New Guinea Campaign 24 January 1943 to 31 December 1944) After the loss of Buna and Gona in New Guinea, the Japanese fell back on their stronghold at Lae. Their attempt to reinforce Lae by sea in Mar ... More
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        1943 - 1944
         
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