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169th MP COMPANY RETURNS 


169th MP COMPANY RETURNS

The 169th Military Police Company Returns from Afghanistan

CRANSTON, RI –The 169th Military Police Company of the Rhode Island Nation Guard, located in Warren RI, will return to the Quonset Air National Guard Base after a ten-month deployment at approximately 8:45 a.m. on Saturday, June 15, 2013.

On August 10, 2012, Soldiers from the 169th MP Co. deployed to conduct missions in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and were responsible for the force protection of mission critical personnel, equipment, and facilities in support of a joint task force in several locations throughout the theater of operations.

During the ten-month deployment, 140 unit members were assigned to the unit Headquarters in Kandahar and were assigned to Regional Commands (RC) Central, East, and South. After completing their initial individual and unit training at Camp Shelby, Mississippi, the 169th MP Co. deployed to Afghanistan on September 18, 2012.

Media is invited to attend this event.

Go to the Army Aviation Support Facility main entrance to attend the homecoming event.