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783d Military Police Battalion

Lineage and Honors Information as of 13 September 2008

783d Military Police Battalion Lineage

Constituted 12 November 1942 in the Army of the United States as the 783d Military Police Battalion

Activated 28 November 1942 at Fort Custer, Michigan

Inactivated 29 November 1945 at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana

Redesignated 2 March 1948 as the 301st Military Police Battalion and allotted to the Organized Reserves

(Organized Reserves redesignated 25 March 1948 as the Organized Reserve Corps; redesignated 9 July 1952 as the Army Reserve)

Activated 26 March 1948 at Kansas City, Missouri

Inactivated 31 May 1952 at Kansas City, Missouri

Redesignated 24 June 1953 as the 783d Military Police Battalion

Activated 16 December 1991 at Inkster, Michigan

Ordered into active military service 23 April 2004 at Inkster, Michigan; released from active military service 22 April 2005 and reverted to reserve status

783d Military Police Battalion Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland


Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered EUROPEAN THEATER

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