Accession Number : AD0508480

Title :   Lessons Learned, Headquarters, 18th Military Police Brigade.

Descriptive Note : Operational rept. for quarterly period ending 31 Jan 70.

Corporate Author : ADJUTANT GENERAL'S OFFICE (ARMY) WASHINGTON D C

Report Date : 13 FEB 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 18

Abstract : During the period 1 November 1969 through 31 January 1970, the 18th Military Police Brigade provided military police support throughout the Republic of Vietnam to US Army tactical, logistical, and installation commanders. Support consisted of law enforcement; criminal investigations; physical security for installations, inland waterways, ships, ports, and billets; combat support escort for military convoys of civilian contractor convoys; route security; traffic control; evacuation of prisoners of war (PW) from combat unit collection points to Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN) PW Camps; refugee control; and operation of combined police patrols and population and resources control checkpoints with the National Police (Canh Sat), ARVN Military Police (Quan Canh), and, when appropriate, with Free World Armed Forces. The Brigade is also responsible for conducting tactical, civic action, and population and resources control operations within an assigned tactical area of responsibility.

Descriptors :   (*ARMY OPERATIONS, VIETNAM), MILITARY POLICE, LAW (U) CLOSE SUPPORT, DEFENSE SYSTEMS, HARBORS, INLAND WATERWAYS, TRAFFIC, JOB ANALYSIS, RECRUITING, CASUALTIES, SPARE PARTS, LOGISTICS, MILITARY INTELLIGENCE, PRISONERS, EVACUATION

Subject Categories : Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE