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This is the official site for 545th Military Policemen and women.

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1815: News of the Treaty of Ghent, ending the War of 1812, finally reaches the United States.

1904: Marines landed at Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

1904: President Theodore Roosevelt proclaims strict neutrality for the United States in the Russo-Japanese War.

1942: The German battleships Gneisenau and Scharnhorst, as well as the heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen, escape from the French port of Brest and make a mad dash up the English Channel to safety in German waters.

1945: A week of intensive bargaining by the leaders of the three major Allied powers ends in Yalta. It was the second conference of the "Big Three" Allied leaders.

1951: U.N. forces push north across the 38th parallel for the second time in the Korean war.

1951: The Chinese fourth-phase offensive was launched against X Corps in central Korea along the Hoengsong-Wonju axis. The U.S. 2nd and 7th Infantry Divisions and the 187th Airborne Regimental Combat Team suffered 2,018 casualties during the Battle of Hoengsong. The largest single loss of U.S. soldiers happened when 530 men of the 15th and 503rd Field Artillery Battalions were completely overrun.

1962: Nine U.S. and South Vietnamese crewmen are killed in a SC-47 crash about 70 miles north of Saigon. The aircraft was part of Operation Farm Gate.

1964: Cambodian Prince Sihanouk blames the United States for a South Vietnamese air raid on a village in his country.

1965: President Lyndon Johnson orders air strikes against targets in North Vietnam, in retaliation for guerrilla attacks on the American military in South Vietnam.