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Saturday, May 21, 2022
Home Lt. Col. Leevaine Williams Jr., the commander of the 716th Military Police Battalion, 16th Military Police Brigade, supported by the 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, passes the battalion colors to Command Sgt. Maj. John D. Vicars, the incoming senior enlisted adviser, during a change of responsibility ceremony Oct. 22, at Fort Campbell, Ky. The 716th MP Battalion is the U.S. Army’s most decorated military police battalion and provides military police support to Fort Campbell and the 101st Airborne Division. (Sgt. Leejay Lockhart, U.S. Army) Lt. Col. Leevaine Williams Jr., the commander of the 716th Military Police Battalion, 16th Military Police Brigade, supported by the 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, passes the battalion colors to Command Sgt. Maj. John D. Vicars, the incoming senior enlisted adviser, during a change of responsibility ceremony Oct. 22, at Fort Campbell, Ky. The 716th MP Battalion is the U.S. Army’s most decorated military police battalion and provides military police support to Fort Campbell and the 101st Airborne Division. (Sgt. Leejay Lockhart, U.S. Army)

Lt. Col. Leevaine Williams Jr., the commander of the 716th Military Police Battalion, 16th Military Police Brigade, supported by the 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, passes the battalion colors to Command Sgt. Maj. John D. Vicars, the incoming senior enlisted adviser, during a change of responsibility ceremony Oct. 22, at Fort Campbell, Ky. The 716th MP Battalion is the U.S. Army’s most decorated military police battalion and provides military police support to Fort Campbell and the 101st Airborne Division. (Sgt. Leejay Lockhart, U.S. Army)

Lt. Col. Leevaine Williams Jr., the commander of the 716th Military Police Battalion, 16th Military Police Brigade, supported by the 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, passes the battalion colors to Command Sgt. Maj. John D. Vicars, the incoming senior enlisted adviser, during a change of responsibility ceremony Oct. 22, at Fort Campbell, Ky. The 716th MP Battalion is the U.S. Army’s most decorated military police battalion and provides military police support to Fort Campbell and the 101st Airborne Division. (Sgt. Leejay Lockhart, U.S. Army)

Lt. Col. Leevaine Williams Jr., the commander of the 716th Military Police Battalion, 16th Military Police Brigade, supported by the 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, passes the battalion colors to Command Sgt. Maj. John D. Vicars, the incoming senior enlisted adviser, during a change of responsibility ceremony Oct. 22, at Fort Campbell, Ky. The 716th MP Battalion is the U.S. Army’s most decorated military police battalion and provides military police support to Fort Campbell and the 101st Airborne Division. (Sgt. Leejay Lockhart, U.S. Army)

Command Sgt. Maj. David J. Tookmanian, the outgoing senior enlisted adviser for the 716th Military Police Battalion, 16th Military Police Brigade, supported by the 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, passes the battalion colors to Lt. Col. Leevaine Williams Jr., the commander of the 716th MP Battalion, during a change of responsibility ceremony Oct. 22, at Fort Campbell, Ky. In the time since he assumed responsibility as the command sergeant major for the battalion on May 16, 2013, Tookmanian assisted the battalion commander in leading the Soldiers of the 716th through several changes, including changing the battalion’s higher headquarters from the 89th Military Police Brigade to the 16th Military Police Brigade, using borrowed military manpower from the division to augment the access control point mission and using new law enforcement techniques to reduce crime on Fort Campbell. (Sgt. Leejay Lockhart, U.S. Army)
Command Sgt. Maj. David J. Tookmanian, the outgoing senior enlisted adviser for the 716th Military Police Battalion, 16th Military Police Brigade, supported by the 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, addresses the battalion during a change of responsibility ceremony Oct. 22, at Fort Campbell, Ky. As the battalion continues to prepare for missions, including supplying military police for Operation United Assistance, the U.S. mission to West Africa which is providing humanitarian assistance in the region hard hit by the Ebola pandemic, Tookmanian said it was difficult to leave the unit and its Soldiers. (Sgt. Leejay Lockhart, U.S. Army)