Upcoming   Event

ANNOUNCING DATES AND LOCATION FOR THE 2021 REUNION IN
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA

October 24, 2021 – October 28, 2021
Embassy Suites by Hilton
Hotel Contact:   (702) 793-8000
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630th Military Police Who Served In Iraq and Afghanistan Are Welcome to Join Us !

 
The 630th Military Police Compound 1965  “Tent City”

On 23 August 1965, members of the 630th Military Police Company from Fort Riley, Kansas embarked on the U.S.S. General Breckenridge for the Republic of Vietnam.  On 15 September 1965, the 630th Military Police Company arrived at Cam Ranh Bay.  Their primary mission was security of Cam Ranh Bay and its harbor.  Shortly thereafter their mission expanded into many diverse Military Police and Combat Support Activities. On 20 July, 1967, the Compound was later named the Thompson Compound.  

Harper's Ferry Flintlock Pistol
Symbol of the U.S. Army Military Police Corps

The U.S. Military Police Corps "Crossed Pistols" Insignia was approved in 1923.  The Insignia represents the model 1805s pistol, manufactured in 1805 at the Harpers Ferry Armory in Virginia.  The pistol was used as an officer's sidearm.   Chief of Staff, General Pershing, approved the metal collar pin. This pin is proudly displayed today on the uniform by the U.S. Army Military Police Corps.

The 630th Military Police Company
Of The Vietnam War

This is a video presentation of photos taken in Vietnam and of photos taken at our first MP Company Reunion in Washington, D.C.
This Reunion took place June 21-26, 2010.

Credits appear at the end.
We hope you enjoy the show !