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93d Military Police Battalion
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Active

June 1945 - November 1945
October 1951 - March 1953
June 1966 - December 1971
October 1986 - November 1992

November 2007 - Present
Country United States
Branch Army
Type Combat Support Military Police
Part of 89th Military Police Brigade
Garrison/HQ Fort Bliss
Nickname(s) "War Eagle"
Motto(s) Strike Hard, Strike Fast!
Decorations Meritorious Unit Commendation (2),
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation (2),
Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm (1),
Republic of Vietnam Civil Actions Unit Citation, First Class (1)
Commanders
Current
commander
LTC Sharon R. Lyght
Notable
commanders
Donald J. Ryder,

The 93d (or 93rd) Military Police Battalion of the United States Army was formed in June 1945 and has operated in World War II, the Korean and Vietnam wars, the Gulf War, and the Iraq War.

Mission[]

The 93d Military Police Battalion deploys worldwide to conduct Military Police operations, and conducts continuous law and order operations in support of the Fort Bliss military community.

Organization[]

The battalion is subordinate to 89th Military Police Brigade. It numbers over 800 soldiers who are stationed at its headquarters at Fort Bliss, Texas.

The battalion consists of one Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, one Law Enforcement Detachment - the 72nd Military Police Detachment - and four Military Police Companies:

  • 202nd Military Police Company
  • 212th Military Police Company
  • 591st Military Police Company
  • 978th Military Police Company

History[]

World War II[]

Activated in France on 13 June 1945 in the towards the end of World War II, the unit served in France during the end of the war before being deactivated on 12 November 1945 in France.[1]

Korean War[]

On 28 October 1951, the battalion was reactivated to serve in the Korean War.

Vietnam War[]

The 93d MP BN was reactivated at Fort Sill, Oklahoma on 1 June 1966 and deployed to South East Asia.

Operation Desert Storm[]

The 93d MP BN was reactivated in Germany on 16 October 1986 and deployed to South West Asia.

Operation Iraqi Freedom[]

The 93d MP BN was reactivated at Fort Bliss, Texas on 17 November 2007 and deployed to Iraq.

Sep 2, 2009 The 93rd Military Company authorized it title War Eagle.

Operation Enduring Freedom[]

References[]

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