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415th Military Police Detachment

Lineage and Honors Information as of 29 April 2008

415th Military Police Detachment Lineage

Constituted 13 January 1945 in the Army of the United States as the 415th Military Police Gate and Patrol Detachment

Activated 21 March 1945 in Europe

Redesignated 21 April 1945 as the 415th Military Police Patrol Detachment

Inactivated 12 November 1945 in Europe

Redesignated 19 November 1948 as the 415th Military Police Criminal Investigation Detachment and allotted to the Organized Reserve Corps

Activated 31 December 1948 at El Dorado, Kansas

Location changed 27 September 1949 to Wichita, Kansas

Inactivated 17 November 1950 at Wichita, Kansas

(Organized Reserve Corps redesignated 9 July 1952 as the Army Reserve)

Activated 20 October 1955 at Wichita, Kansas

Redesignated 6 December 1955 as the 415th Military Police Detachment

Inactivated 30 September 1959 at Wichita, Kansas

Activated 15 January 1972 at Kansas City, Missouri

Inactivated 15 April 1976 at Kansas City, Missouri

Activated 16 September 2001 at St. Louis, Missouri

Ordered into active military service 7 December 2003 at St. Louis, Missouri; released from active military service 3 June 2005 and reverted to reserve status

Location changed 18 September 2006 to Pocahontas, Iowa

415th Military Police Detachment Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: European-African-Middle Eastern Theater, Streamer without inscription

War on Terrorism: Campaigns to be determined


Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2004

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