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709th Military Police Battalion
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Constituted 10 January 1942 in the Army of the United States as the 709th Military Police Battalion

Activated 9 April 1942 at Camp Niantic, Connecticut

Reorganized and redesignated 5 June 1945 as the 709th Military Police Service Battalion

Reorganized and redesignated 18 September 1951 as the 709th Military Police Battalion and allotted to the Regular Army

(Companies A, B, and C inactivated 21 October 1977 in Germany)

Motto: Securitas Copiarum: Guardians of the Troops

"Pain is only weakness leaving the body"

"What you do in Life, echos in Eternity"

MSG Leigh E Smith Jr (Smitty)
USA (ret) 1984-2005

EPFD 1997-2008

ASMIC Member
187th Airborne Regimental Combat Team Association Member (RAKKASANS)

VFW Member