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Friday, April 12, 2013


Greetings and Salutations to All my Kith and Kin and All the Ships in Outer Space:

Military Police Corps
For the best effect, please be sure and watch, in "FULL SCREEN" mode, this video recording of an official 1953 United States Army film, "THE MILITARY POLICE STORY".

The video recording of "THE MILITARY POLICE STORY" was posted at the YOU TUBE web site on Monday 25 March 2013 by the NUCLEAR VAULT channel.

This film caught my attention because, in 1973, while serving as a Field Radio Relay and Carrier Equipment Repairman (MOS 31 L 20) in the 307th Signal Battalion at Won Ju in the Republic of Korea, at my request, I was sent to the 142d Military Police Company in Yong San for on the job training in law enforcement.

My formal training consisted of a class in Justice Administration from the Los Angeles City College, where the textbook was, "CALIFORNIA PENAL CODE".

My practical training consisted of, "Get in the car and do what he does."

In the film, they mention Camp Gordon, Georgia, but when I was there in 1968, it had become Fort Gordon, Georgia, where I would be a student at the Southeastern Signal School.

Right across the road from my barracks in Company "F", 3d Battalion, Student Brigade, was a mock Main Street where the Military Police School developed and rehearsed riot control techniques.

Please be sure and view the slide show of my photographs in "FULL SCREEN" mode.

The very first photograph in the slide show is of my Second Grade class at Ashiya Air Force Base on the island of Kyushu in Japan.

The second photograph in the slide show is of my own personal copy of the 142d Military Police Company's yearbook for 1973.

Nifty stuff, huh?

Eighth Army
Thank you.
1800 Beach Drive, Unit 311 


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