511th Military Police Company
The 511th Military Police Company conducted readiness training to ensure tactical and technical proficiency in combat, combat support, and garrison security missions. The unit maintained a deployment ready posture capable of responding to any 10th Mountain Division or Forces Command contingency or rotational mission world wide.
The 511th Military Police Company was first constituted on 12 November 1942 in the Army of the United States as the 1125th Military Police Company and activated on 1 January 1943 at Brookley Field, Alabama. During the Second World War, the Company participated in the Leyte campaign and subsequently took part in the Allied occupation of Japan. The Company was inactivated on 25 March 1946 in Japan.
The Company was redesignated on 1 November 1970 as the 511th Military Police Company and concurrently allotted to the Regular Army and activated at Fort Dix, New Jersey. The 511th Military Police Company was a corp support military police company. The 511th Military Police Company moved to Fort Drum, New York in 1989 in support of the 10th Mountain Division (Light).
In May 1990, the 10th Military Police Battalion (Provisional) was activated to serve as the law enforcement command for Fort Drum, New York. It took over the administrative control of the 10th Military Police Company, as well as the 511th Military Police Company, and the 177th Military Police Detachment.
In October 2005, as part of a reorganization of military police units within XVIII Corps (Airborne), the 10th Military Police Battalion (Provisional) was inactivated. The headquarters element was reflagged as the Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 91st Military Police Battalion. The 511th Military Police Company was reassigned to the 91st Military Police Battalion.
In 2005, the 511th Military Police Company was preparing for an upcoming deployment to Iraq.
In 2008, the 511th Military Police Company deployed with elements of the 10th Mountain Division to Iraq as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
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