Decrease Font Size Increase Font Size
Login

Military Photos



Online
There are 128 users online

You can register for a user account here.
Library of Congress

Military Quotes

Everything which the enemy least expects will succeed the best.

-- Frederick II of Prussia

212th Military Police Detachment

(130 total words in this text)
(1341 Reads)  Printer-friendly page
212th Military Police Detachment Lineage


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


Campaign Participation Credit


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


Decorations

None

Military History
Forum Posts

Military Polls

Should Nuclear Weapons be Banned?

[ Results | Polls ]

Votes: 248

This Day in History
1814: A British squadron captures U.S. gunboats in the Battle of Lake Borgne.

1863: Confederate General James Longstreet attacks Union troops at Beans Station, Tenn.

1906: The first U1 submarine is brought into service in Germany.

1939: The League of Nations, the international peacekeeping organization formed at the end of World War I, expels the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics in response to the Soviets invasion of Finland on October 30.

1941: German Field Marshal Wilhelm Keitel orders the construction of defensive positions along the European coastline.

1944: The Rank of Fleet Admiral, U.S. Navy (five star admiral) is established.

1950: The Navy announced the successful withdrawal of U.N. forces from Chinnampo. Approximately 7,000 soldiers and civilian refugees were evacuated from the Pyongyang area.

1960: A U.S. Boeing B-52 bomber sets a 10,000-mile non-stop record without refueling.

1961: Kennedy announces intent to increase aid to South Vietnam.

1964: In Laos, Operation Barrel Roll, the name given to the first phase of the bombing plan approved by President Lyndon B. Johnson on December 1, begins with U.S. planes attacking "targets of opportunity" in northern Laos.