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64th MPs: Brothers, sisters in arms

 

Written by U.S. Air Force Capt. Peter Shinn
Task Force Bastogne Public Affairs

BastogneFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionKunar Province, Afghanistan – The Soldiers of the 64th Military Police Company assigned to Combat Outpost Fortress in Afghanistan’s Kunar Province have seen plenty of action since they arrived at the outpost nearly nine months ago.

Since then, the MPs have been in contact with the enemy roughly 100 times while conducting route clearance patrols and during dismounted operations with infantry elements.

U.S. Army Spc. Lauren Hyman of Texarkana, Texas, armored vehicle driver for the 64th Military Police Company based at Combat Oupost Fortress, says hello to an Afghan child during a foot patrol in Noor Gal District Jan. 3rd. Hyman and U.S. Army Spc. Cristine Gallagher of Victorville, CA, are the only two females assigned to COP Fortress. (U.S. Army photo by U.S. Air Force Capt. Peter Shinn/RELEASED)

U.S. Army Spc. Lauren Hyman of Texarkana, Texas, armored vehicle driver for the 64th Military Police Company based at Combat Oupost Fortress, says hello to an Afghan child during a foot patrol in Noor Gal District Jan. 3rd. Hyman and U.S. Army Spc. Cristine Gallagher of Victorville, CA, are the only two females assigned to COP Fortress. (U.S. Army photo by U.S. Air Force Capt. Peter Shinn/RELEASED)

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