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212th Military Police Detachment

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Constituted 24 August 1944 in the Army of the United States as the 312th Military Police Escort Guard Section

Activated 18 February 1945 in Italy

Redesignated 3 April 1945 as the 312th Military Police Escort Guard Detachment

Disbanded 19 October 1945 at Camp Forrest, Tennessee

Reconstituted 21 July 1964 in the Regular Army as the 212th Military Police Detachment

Activated 1 September 1964 at Camp A. P. Hill, Virginia

Inactivated 24 June 1972 at Camp A. P. Hill, Virginia

Activated 16 October 2002 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia


212th Military Police Detachment Honors


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World War II - EAME: Rome-Arno; Central Europe


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