Topic: 716th Military Police Battalion
101st Sustainment Brigade PAO
Fort Campbell, KY – Military police officers with the 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), conduct stun gun certication at Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
In order for MPs to certify and carry a stun gun, they must be subjected to its effects firsthand.
Fort Campbell Welcomes Home 186 Soldiers of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team and the 716th Military Police Battalion
Fort Campbell, KY – An early morning flight into Campbell Army airfield on Fort Campbell, Kentucky brought 186 soldiers home to the families in time for the Christmas holidays. The flight included 151 Strike Advisory Team soldiers, and 35 soldiers from the 716th Military Police Battalion.
The soldiers were returning from a nine-month deployment to Regional Command East in Afghanistan, where they continued the process of readying the Afghan National Security Forces for the 2014 withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan.
The flight arrived 24 hours after it was originally expected as a result of inclement weather in Shannon in County Clare, Ireland.
Written by 1st Lt. Janet Brown
Fort Campbell, KY – A Fort Campbell Soldier’s heroic act helped save the life of a 4-year-old boy from choking.
Spc. Katherine McIntire, an Army medic assigned to the 194th Military Police Company, 716th Military Police Battalion, 101 Sustainment Brigade, was awarded an impact Army Achievement Medal March 22nd, for saving the boy’s life.
101st Sustainment Brigade’s 716th Military Police Battalion soldiers complete Law Enforcement Training
Written by 1st Lt. Janet L. Brown
Fort Campbell, KY – American soldiers often conduct training that places them in unique and potentially uncomfortable situations, which prepare them for real life situations. Most soldiers, however, do not receive pepper spray attacks during the course of their duties.
For 43 military police officers assigned to the 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, being sprayed with Oleoresin Capsicum was just another part of training to help develop skills which could save their lives.
Fort Campbell’s 716th Military Police Battalion takes Emergency Vehicle Operators Course at Saber Army Airfield
Written by 1st Lt. Janet L. Brown
Fort Campbell, KY – Driving on Fort Campbell can seem rather simple to the soldiers and civilians who are on post every day.
To a military police officer responding to an emergency situation, ordinary intersections or a vehicle pulling out of a parking lot could become dangerous obstacles. Being prepared for these contingencies when conducting their duties and expecting the unexpected is one of several exercises the MPs train on during their Law Enforcement Training Seminar.
Written by Spc. Michael Vanpool
Fort Campbell, KY – The military police patrols here prepare themselves to respond to a wide array of calls. In case they come across a distressed child, they’re outfitting their squad cars and SUVs with handmade blankets.
“Operation Linus” is a partnership between the 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, and the Clarksville chapter of Project Linus to provide blankets to kids in a devastating situation.
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Peter Mayes
Fort Campbell, KY – As he walked into one of the post shopettes dressed in an Army Multi-cami uniform, Lt. Col. David Thompson said he was told, “thank you” and “welcome home” from a few of the civilians there.
“They thought I had come home from a deployment,” he said.
The fact was Thompson, commander of the 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, was actually preparing to head out on deployment. He and the rest of his battalion headquarters staff left this week for their year-long tour to Afghanistan.
U.S. Army Sgt. Ruth Pagan
Kandahar, Afghanistan – Warhorse Brigade mourns the loss of one of our own, who was killed September 3rd while conducting a dismounted patrol with Afghan Uniformed Police partners in Kandahar City.
Spc. Christopher John Scott, a 21 year-old native of Tyrone, NY, was assigned to 561st Military Police Company, 716th MP Battalion, attached to 1st Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division while deployed.
“As a leader I couldn’t ask for a better Soldier,” said Sgt. Christopher Coats, a team leader with the 561st MP Co. “The way (he) conducted (himself) on a daily basis was 100 percent professional.”
Fort Campbell, KY – A 101st Airborne Division Soldier died September 3rd, of gunshot wounds received from enemy small arms fire while conducting a partnered dismounted patrol with the Afghan Uniform Police in Kandahar province, Afghanistan.
Fort Campbell, KY – A Fort Campbell Soldier died August 27th, after being struck by a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device blast, while conducting operations in Kandahar city, Afghanistan.
Specialist Michael Christopher Roberts, 23, of Watauga, Texas, was a Military Policeman, assigned to 561st Military Police Company, 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, Fort Campbell, KY. He joined the Army in November 2007 and arrived at Fort Campbell in February 2011.
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