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Appendix D

Military Police Internment/Resettlement Units

Table D-1 provides a synopsis of the various MP I/R units that may be assigned to the TO.

Table D-1. MP I/R Units

Unit TOE Assigned To Duties
HHC, MP command (I/R) 19641L000 FORSCOM in CONUS and TSC OCONUS Provides C 2 , staff planning, and supervision of I/R operations performed by assigned and attached MP elements.
HHC, MP brigade (I/R) 19762L000 TSC Provides command, staff planning, and supervision of I/R operations performed by assigned and attached I/R MP elements.
MP detachment, I/R team (C 2 ) 19543LH I/R brigade Provides C 2 , staff planning, and supervision of two or three I/R battalions that process and intern 12,000 or fewer people.
MP detachment, I/R team (I/R brigade liaison team) 19543LD MP brigade (I/R) Provides the following when the brigade's span of control is exceeded:
  • Extends the capability of the MP brigade (I/R) to plan and supervise collection, internment, and evacuation operations of EPWs, CIs, DCs, and US military prisoners.

  • Acts as a coordination link to allied and indigenous organizations to ensure that they are complying with the Geneva Conventions concerning EPWs and CIs.

  • Ensures that EPW operations in the TO follow US policies and directives, international agreements, and US policies implementing international law.

  • Is an essential link with HN forces securing EPWs, CIs, and DCs. Ensures that policies favorably consider the intent of the US to comply with international treaties pertaining to the care and handling of EPWs, CIs, and DCs.

MP detachment, I/R information center 19643L000 I/R command, I/R brigade, or MP brigade Receives, processes, maintains, disseminates, and transmits required information and data relating to EPWs, American PWs, CIs, and DCs within the TO.
MP detachment, I/R team (EPW/CI branch camp liaison) 19543LE One per camp (northeast Asia only) Provides a coordination link to allied and indigenous I/R facilities.

Helps maintain proper custody and control of internees.

Ensures that the provisions of US policies, publications, and directives; international agreements; US policies implementing international law; and the Geneva Conventions are fulfilled.

MP detachment, I/R team (EPW/CI processing liaison team) 19543LG MP detachment, I/R team (I/R brigade liaison team) Provides a coordination link to allied and indigenous forces.

Establishes, organizes, and operates an I/R processing element within an I/R facility or, with an I/R battalion support team, at a location other than an I/R facility.

MP detachment I/R team (I/R processing squad) 19543LC MP detachment, I/R team (I/R brigade liaison team) (for C 2 ) Provides processing capabilities for 8 internees per hour. One squad is assigned for every 200 internees requiring processing per day within a separate/independent corps, division, or brigade force as required.
HHC, MP battalion (I/R) (EPW/CI/DC) 19646L400 or 19546A and 19547AB(4) I/R brigade in an AO Provides C 2 , administrative, and logistics support to operate an I/R facility.

Provides OPCON of attached units.

Is capable of interning and supporting 4,000 EPWs and CIs or 8,000 DCs.

HHC, MP battalion (I/R) 19546A000 MP brigade Provides command, staff planning, administration, and logistical support to operate an I/R facility for EPWs, CIs, or US military prisoners.

Provides OPCON of assigned and attached units.

Supervises battalion functions (personnel, medical, supply, and food services).

HHC, MP battalion (confinement) 19656L000 MP brigade Provides command, staff planning, administration, and logistical support for a confinement facility for US military prisoners.
MP detachment (I/R) (confinement) 19547AA00 HHC, MP battalion (I/R) Provides supervision, administration, health services, and logistical support for US military prisoners.
MP company (guard) 19667L000 I/R battalion Provides guards for EPWs, CIs, US military prisoners, DCs, and installations and facilities at an I/R facility.

Is capable of securing 500 US military prisoners, 2,000 EPWs, 2,000 CIs, or 4,000 DCs in an I/R facility.

Provides static guards at rail terminals and sensitive-material facilities (maximum 240,000 square yards).

Provides food support for assigned personnel and collocated units.

MP company (escort guard) 19647L000 I/R MP brigade Provides supervision and security for evacuating and moving EPWs, CIs, DCs, US military prisoners, and other detained persons via vehicles, trains, planes, and road marches.



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