Topic: 716th Military Police Battalion
Fort Campbell, KY – On November 6th, 2019, Soldiers assigned to 716th Military Police Battalion were hard at work setting up perimeters, pulling security and conducting training drills during their field exercise at Range 65 on Fort Campbell, KY.
“We are jointly deploying both the 510th Military Police Detachment and the 163rd Military Police Detachment for this field exercise,” said Capt. Anthony Fisher, 163rd Military Police Detachment and 510th Military Police Detachment company commander.
Fort Campbell, KY – The 510th Military Police Detachment, 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division provides continuous service to the community and the nation for training and fielding Military Working Dogs (MWDs). From providing unique patrol, explosives and narcotic detection capabilities through law enforcement on Fort Campbell, Kentucky to deploying into combat zones such as Iraq and Afghanistan, the 510th Military Police Detachment is staying busy.
101st Airborne Division’s 716th Military Police Battalion to conduct training with Alabama National Guard at Fort Campbell
Fort Campbell, KY – Soldiers of the 152nd Military Police Company, 203rd Military Police Battalion, Alabama National Guard for two weeks in June will be working hand-in-hand with Soldiers of the 716th Military Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), on Fort Campbell, KY.
According to Capt. Anthony Fisher, operations officer for the 716th Military Battalion, this training benefits both active and National Guard Soldiers.
Written by Spc. Alexes Anderson
Fort Campbell, KY – The Department of the Army Civilian Police (DACP) is an important part of the military police team when it comes to securing and patrolling Army installations throughout the world.
From the Chief of Police to the officers out on patrol, these law enforcement professionals play a critical role in enabling the Military Police Corps to fulfill its law enforcement function. According to the DACP mission statement, these officers are part of the long term plan to provide a core of institutional professionalism, experience, and knowledge while ensuring operational continuity on Fort Campbell and within the Army.
Written by Spc. Alexes Anderson
Fort Campbell, KY – Beginning in 1970, the Brig. Gen. Jeremiah P. Holland Award has been presented to company or smaller sized elements who have distinguished themselves beyond any other unit in the U.S. Army Military Police Corps throughout the year.
After a nine-month deployment to Europe, Soldiers from the 551st Military Police Company, 716th Military Police Battalion, were presented the Brig. Gen. Jeremiah P. Holland Award, crowning the company as the best Military Police Company in 2018.
101st Airborne Division (AA) Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs
Fort Campbell, KY – Throughout the month of March, the 716th Military Police Battalion, 16th Military Police Brigade, teamed up with cadets from the Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) and the criminal justice students from Northeast High School (NEHS) as part of the 101st Airborne Division’s (Air Assault) community outreach program.
The 716th Military Police Battalion strives to maintain an active relationship with local schools to include Northeast High School (NEHS), West Creek Middle School, Austin Peay State University (APSU), all in Clarksville, Tennessee, in addition to Marshall Elementary School on Fort Campbell and Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
Written by 2LT Christina Rice
Fort Campbell, KY – Although every Soldier goes to Basic and AIT, not every Soldier’s training includes exposure to TASER and pepper spray. This month, Soldiers from Fort Campbell’s 716th Military Police Battalion, 16th Military Police Brigade did just that as part of their Law Enforcement Training Seminar, commonly referred to as LETS.
LETS is a month long training covering Military Police skills such as traffic stops, writing citations, emergency vehicle operation, gate operations, radar/LIDAR use, standardized field sobriety tests, and the use of non-lethal weapons.
This training familiarizes new MPs on Fort Campbell with the laws and regulations specific to the installation.
Written by Sgt. Sharifa Newton
Fort Campbell, KY – For over 75 years the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) has celebrated a “Legacy of Heroism,” to honor valiant Soldiers from the past and present.
The 101st Airborne Division hosted the 2018 Day of the Eagles, May 24th, here and presented this division with another opportunity to remember those who have passed and strengthen the bonds of those still here.
Day of the Eagles was open to the veterans, family members and surrounding community members. The celebration included: a division run, Best Air Assault Soldier competition, museum open house, lunch with Soldiers, Sabalauski Air Assault School tour with rappel demonstrations, unit open houses with static displays, Honor Eagle ceremony, and a memorial ceremony.
Fort Campbell, KY – The command team of Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., were recently missing a crucial character from their group costume.
That is when Caylyn Vaughn, 5, stepped in to fill in as Dorothy to make the “Wizard of Oz” troupe complete for the battalion’s costume contest.
“She’s the one who really made the group costume come together,” said Capt. Jon-Erik Livingston, HHD commander.
Written by Sgt. Neysa Canfield
Fort Campbell, KY – The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade “Lifeliners,” 101st Abn. Div., welcomed 887th Engineer Support Company to the brigade with an activation ceremony on October 20th, 2017 at Fort Campbell.
The ceremony, which is an Army tradition, symbolizes the beginning or continuation of a unit’s history by unfurling the unit’s guidon.
The company, which has history on Fort Campbell, was deactivated in January of 2015 when it was part of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Abn. Div.
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