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Lineage and Honors Information as of 12 December 2013

215th MILITARY POLICE DETACHMENT

  • Constituted 24 August 1944 in the Army of the United States as the 315th Military Police Escort Guard Section
  • Activated 5 February 1945 in Italy
  • Redesignated 25 April 1945 as the 315th Military Police Escort Guard Detachment
  • Disbanded 17 November 1945 at Fort Riley, Kansas
  • Reconstituted 21 July 1964 in the Regular Army as the 215th Military Police Detachment
  • Activated 1 September 1964 at Oakdale, Pennsylvania
  • Inactivated 1 June 1974 at Oakdale, Pennsylvania
  • Withdrawn from the Regular Army 13 March 2003 and allotted to the Army Reserve
  • Activated 16 September 2005 at San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Ordered into active military service 23-30 June 2007 at San Juan, Puerto Rico; released from active military service 21-28 June 2008 and reverted to reserve status
  • Ordered into active military service 15 December 2011 at San Juan, Puerto Rico; released from active military service 17 January 2013 and reverted to reserve status

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

  • World War II
  • North Apennines
  • Po Valley
  • War on Terrorism
  • Campaigns to be determined

DECORATIONS

None

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

ROBERT J. DALESSANDRO
Director, Center of Military History


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