Lineage and Honors for 164th MP Company
Info obtained from: http://www.usarak.army.mil/164mp/mp_home.html
The 164th Military Police Company was originally constituted on 10 January 1944 in the Army of the United States as the 164th Military Police Prisoner of War Processing Company and activated at Fort Custer, Michigan. During World War 2, the company participated in the New Guinea, Luzon and Southern Philippines campaigns and earned the Philippine Presidential Unit Citation.
The unit was inactivated on 25 January 1945 in Layte, but was reactivated on 1 November 1951 in Korea after being allotted to the Regular Army on 27 September 1951. The 164th Military Police Prisoner of War Processing Company participated in five campaigns and produced two Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citations.
The company was inactivated on 16 December1953 in Korea, but was then redesignated on 24 March 1962 as the 164th Military Police Company and activated with a heavy security mission in Kaiserlautern, Germany. During their time in Germany, the 164th Military Police Company earned two Army Superior Unit Awards, dated June 1985 ? September 1985 and June 1990 ? September 1990. The company was inactivated 15 October 1992 in Germany. On 16 September 1999 the 164th Military Police Company was reactivated as a Combat Support Military Police Company on Fort Richardson in Alaska.
Posted by Derek Tucker
Apr 29 2001 08:04:03:000PM