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93rd Military Police Battalion

The 93rd Military Police Battalion was first constituted on 8 June 1945 in the Army of the United States as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 93rd Military Police Battalion and activated on 13 June 1945 in France. It was inactivated on 12 November 1945 in France.

The Battalion was allotted on 27 September 1951 to the Regular Army and activated on 28 October 1951 in Korea. It was inactivated on 20 March 1953 in Korea. It served in 4 campaigns of the Korean War: UN Summer-Fall Offensive, Second Korean Winter, Korea Summer-Fall 1952, and Third Korean Winter.

The unit was reactivated on 1 June 1966 at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. The unit subsequently deployed to South Vietnam, where it participated in 13 campaigns in of the conflict there: Counteroffensive Phase II, Counteroffensive Phase III, Tet Counteroffensive, Counteroffensive Phase IV, Counteroffensive Phase V, Counteroffensive Phase VI, Tet 69/Counteroffensive, Summer-Fall 1969, Winter-Spring 1970, Sanctuary Counteroffensive, Counteroffensive Phase VII, Consolidation I, and Consolidation II. The unit was inactivated on 21 December 1971 at Fort Lewis, Washington after returning from Vietnam.

The unit was reactivated on 16 October 1986 in Germany. The unit participated in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, being awarded Southwest Asia campaign streamers for: Defense of Saudi Arabia, Liberation and Defense of Kuwait, and Cease-Fire. It was inactivated on 15 November 1992 in Germany.

The Battalion was reaactivated on 17 November 2007 at Fort Bliss, Texas and subsequently assigned to the 89th Military Police Brigade, III Corps.




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