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94TH MILITARY POLICE BATTALION

MISSION

Conducts Law Enforcement and Detention Operations in support of Eighth Army to protect the force, populations, and resources. On order conducts Security and Mobility Support and Detention Operations.

94th MP Battalion is the only MP battalion on the peninsula and the largest forward deployed MP battalion in the U.S. Army. The "Polar Bear" battalion has a diverse mission; every day it has more than 400 MP personnel working across the peninsula to provide law enforcement, criminal investigation, military working dog, close protection, and traffic accident investigation services.

Headquartered at Camp Humphreys, the battalion has companies stationed throughout the peninsula, patrolling from the sea to the Demilitarized Zone. While supporting law and order, they also make time to conduct tactical training consisting of gunnery qualifications and lanes training that test the Soldiers' ability to perform their wartime mission and that determine their proficiency as it relates to the units' mission essential task list. One platoon at a time from each company plans and executes collective training to improve tactical and law enforcement skills. 

HISTORY

Constituted 8 June 1945 in the Army of the United States as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 94th Military Police Battalion. Activated 13 June 1945 in France, Inactivated 25 February 1946 in France. Allotted 24 October 1950 to the Regular Army. Activated 30 October 1950 in Korea and inactivated in Korea on 20 March 1953. The unit was again activated on 24 June 1959 in Germany (Companies A, B and C constituted 30 March 1971 in the Regular Army and activated in Germany). Battalion inactivated 21 June 1976 in Germany. Reactivated in Korea 12 April 1996.

Campaign Participation Credit

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

Decorations

Army Superior Unit Award for 1996-1997
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation for Korea, 1950-1952
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation for Korea, 1952-1953


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94TH MILITARY POLICE BATTALION

Lieutenant Colonel Douglas J. Curtis

Lieutenant Colonel Douglas Curtis enlisted in the United States Marine Corps as a rifleman in 1997 and received an Army ROTC commission as a Military Police Officer in 2001 upon graduation from Creighton University...

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94TH MILITARY POLICE BATTALION COMMAND SERGEANT MAJOR

Command Sergeant Major Cedric A. Henson

CSM Cedric A. Henson is a native of Chattanooga, Tenn. He enlisted into the U.S. Army in July of 1997. CSM Henson received One Station Unit Training at Fort McClellan, Alabama...

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