U.S. and Bulgarian soldiers patrol a town manufactured for exercise purposes during Combined Resolve XI, Dec. 8, 2018, in Hohenfels, Germany. Combined Resolve XI is a biannual exercise that serves as the combat training center certification exercise for regionally allocated forces. This iteration of the exercise takes place in two phases at the Grafenwoehr and Hohenfels training areas between Nov. 26 - Dec. 14, 2018 and Jan. 13 - 25, 2019. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Khalia Jackson)
A Bulgarian soldier patrols a town manufactured for exercise purposes during Combined Resolve XI, Dec. 8, 2018, in Hohenfels, Germany. Combined Resolve XI is a biannual exercise that serves as the combat training center certification exercise for regionally allocated forces. This iteration of the exercise takes place in two phases at the Grafenwoehr and Hohenfels training areas between Nov. 26 - Dec. 14, 2018 and Jan. 13 - 25, 2019. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Khalia Jackson)
Soldiers from the United Kingdom conduct higher command planning and operations during Combined Resolve XI, Dec. 8, 2018, in Hohenfels, Germany. Combined Resolve XI is a biannual exercise that serves as the combat training center certification exercise for regionally allocated forces. This iteration of the exercise takes place in two phases at the Grafenwoehr and Hohenfels training areas between Nov. 26 - Dec. 14, 2018 and Jan. 13 - 25, 2019. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Khalia Jackson)
A Serbian soldier enters the tactical operations center area during Combined Resolve XI, Dec. 8, 2018, in Hohenfels, Germany. Combined Resolve XI is a biannual exercise that serves as the combat training center certification exercise for regionally allocated forces. This iteration of the exercise takes place in two phases at the Grafenwoehr and Hohenfels training areas between Nov. 26 - Dec. 14, 2018 and Jan. 13 - 25, 2019. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Khalia Jackson)
Pfc. Dominique Daniels, 615th Military Police Company, 18th Military Police Brigade, out of Vilseck, Germany, engages the target in a hasty fighting position during Combined Resolve XI, Dec. 8, 2018, in Hohenfels, Germany. Combined Resolve XI is a biannual exercise that serves as the combat training center certification exercise for regionally allocated forces. This iteration of the exercise takes place in two phases at the Grafenwoehr and Hohenfels training areas between Nov. 26 - Dec. 14, 2018 and Jan. 13 - 25, 2019. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Khalia Jackson)
Soldiers from the 64th Military Police Company of Fort Hood, Tx., a Regionally-Allocated Force organization assigned to the 709th Military Police Battalion joined the Feuerwehr Kemnath during a celebration of community partnership with the City of Kemnath on October 20th. The city and 709th have been community partners since 2010.
KEMNATH, Germany - Pvt. First Class Evan Tortirgi and Military Working Dog Beri demonstrate MWD capabilities during a Military Police display. The demonstration was part of a celebration of community partnership between the 709th Military Police Battalion and the City of Kemnath.
Children from the City of Kemnath tour an Armored Security Vehicle during a Military Police vehicle static display during a celebration commemorating the community partnership between the city and the 709th Military Police Battalion.
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Securitas Copiarum: Guardians of the Troops

 
   

The 709th Military Police Battalion has served with honor and distinction in the European Theater since it landed at Normandy in 1944. Stationed in Grafenwoehr, Germany as part of the "Ever Vigilant" 18th Military Police Brigade, the battalion provides community law enforcement and force protection within six communities while training for future operations and contingencies in support of U.S. Army Europe and the 21st Theater Sustainment Command.

 

Mission: The 709th Military Police Battalion conducts professional law enforcement, and in conjunction with NATO allies, protects USAREUR in order to preserve the force and enable Unified Land Operations. On order, the battalion deploys and directs Multi-National Military Police Operations in support of regional military objectives and operational requirements.
     

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Lt. Col. John W. Copeland

 
 
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Command Sgt. Maj. Ethan Bradley