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Lineage and Honors Information as of 12 June 2013

615th MILITARY POLICE COMPANY
(THE BLOODHOUNDS)

  • Constituted 13 May 1944 in the Army of the United States as the 615th Military Police Escort Guard Company
  • Activated 25 May 1944 at Fort Custer, Michigan
  • Inactivated 15 September 1945 at Camp Maxey, Texas
  • Redesignated 24 November 1952 as the 615th Military Police Company and allotted to the Regular Army
  • Activated 8 April 1965 at Fort Hood, Texas
  • Inactivated 28 March 1973 in Vietnam
  • Activated 21 October 1977 in Germany

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

  • Vietnam
  • Defense
  • Counteroffensive
  • 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
  • Consolidation II
  • Cease-Fire
  • War on Terrorism
  • Campaigns to be determined

DECORATIONS

  • Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2003
  • Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2003-2004
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1966
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1966-1967
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1967-1968
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1968
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1971-1973
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2006
  • Navy Unit Commendation, Streamer embroidered SAIGON
  • Army Superior Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 1990-1991

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

ROBERT J. DALESSANDRO
Director, Center of Military History


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