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Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment
709th Military Police Battalion

Lineage and Honors Information as of 3 May 2006

Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment
709th Military Police Battalion Lineage

Constituted 10 January 1942 in the Army of the United States as the 709th Military Police Battalion

Activated 9 April 1942 at Camp Niantic, Connecticut

Reorganized and redesignated 5 June 1945 as the 709th Military Police Service Battalion

Reorganized and redesignated 18 September 1951 as the 709th Military Police Battalion and allotted to the Regular Army

(Companies A, B, and C inactivated 21 October 1977 in Germany)

Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment
709th Military Police Battalion Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: Northern France

Decorations

Valorous Unit Award for IRAQ 2003-2004

Army Superior Unit Award for 1995-1996


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