716th MP BN - Return to Ft Riley, Kansas 1973
Page 11 of 11 Pages): The battalion continued to serve in the Republic of Vietnam after TET conducting law enforcement and area security operations in the Saigon area as well as responding to bombings and rocket attacks within the city. On 29 March 1973, Companies A, B, and C of the battalion were deactivated in Vietnam. The 716th MP BN colors were returned to Fort Rilely, Kansas and on April 2, 1973, the 508th Military Police Battalion at Fort Riley Kansas was re-designated as the 716th Military Police Battalion. The HHD, 716 th MP BN was activated with Numbered MP Companies 1st MP Company, 207th Military Police Company, 890th Military Police Company and the 977th Military Police Company were assigned to the 716th MP BN ..(Source of information is from the History of the 716th Military Police Battalion and open source information for this website, which is for members of the 716th Military Police Battalion). "Of The Troops And For The Troops"
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Mar 30 2006 05:48:20:000AM