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3d Military Police Company

Lineage and Honors Information as of 19 December 2000

3d Military Police Company Lineage

Constituted 12 November 1917 in the Regular Army as the 3d Train Headquarters and Military Police, 3d Division

Organized 8 January 1918 at Chickamauga Park, Georgia

Consolidated 14 May 1921 with Headquarters Troop, 3d Division and redesignated as Headquarters and Military Police Company, 3d Division

Reorganized and redesignated 1 June 1942 as the Military Police Platoon, 3d Division, and Headquarters Company, 3d Division (hereafter separate lineage)

(3d Division redesignated 1 August 1942 as the 3d Infantry Division)

Reorganized and redesignated 23 March 1946 as the 3d Military Police Company

Inactivated 1 July 1957 at Fort Benning, Georgia, and relieved from assignment to the 3d Infantry Division

Assigned 18 April 1963 to the 3d Infantry Division

Activated 22 July 1963 in Germany

3d Military Police Company Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War I: Aisne; Champagne-Marne; Aisne-Marne; St. Mihiel; Meuse-Argonne; Champagne 1918

World War II - EAME: Tunisia; Sicily (with arrowhead); Naples-Foggia; Anzio (with arrowhead); Rome-Arno; Southern France (with arrowhead); Rhineland; Ardennes-Alsace; Central Europe

Korean War: CCF Intervention; First UN Counteroffensive; CCF Spring Offensive; UN Summer-Fall Offensive; Second Korean Winter; Korea, Summer-Fall 1952; Third Korean Winter; Korea, Summer 1953


Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for COLMAR

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for ITALY 1944

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for KOREA 1950-1951

Army Superior Unit Award for 1993-1994

French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War II for COLMAR

French Croix de Guerre, World War II, Fourragere

Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation for UIJONGBU CORRIDOR

Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation for IRON TRIANGLE

Chryssoun Aristion Andrias (Bravery Gold Medal of Greece) for KOREA

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