Battalion Commanders
1942 ~ Current
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LTC Larry D. Furey
22 January to 23 July 1942, 3rd Army, Zone of the Interior WW-II
23 July to 5 October 1942, GHQ, Pacific Theater
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LTC James L. Patterson
5 October 1942 to January 1943, GHQ Far East Command
World War II, Pacific Theater

Photograph Needed
 

LTC Arthur S. Bell
28 January 1943 to 5 April 1944, GHQ Far East Command
World War II, Pacific Theater

Photograph Needed
 

MAJ Arthur J. Wajnowski
April 1944 to 3 October 1944, GHQ Far East Command
World War II, Pacific Theater

Photograph Needed
 

MAJ Houser (Provisonal)
3-6 October 1944, GHQ Far East Command
World War II, Pacific Theater

Photograph Needed
 

MAJ R. R. Packard
6 October 1944 to November 1944, GHQ Far East Command
World War II, Pacific Theater

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MAJ Philip J. Reilly
November 1944 to May 1945, GHQ Far East Command
World War II, Pacific Theater

Photograph Needed
 

MAJ Edward C. Longo
28 May 1945 to ? 1945, GHQ Far East Command
World War II, Pacific Theater

Photograph Needed
 

MAJ John S. Lovis
1945, GHQ Far East Command
World War II, Pacific Theater

Photograph Needed
 

MAJ Jackson
1945, GHQ Far East Command
Tokyo, Occupied Japan

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LTC Philip C. Lawton
1945 to 1946, GHQ & 8th Army
Tokyo, Occupied Japan

 

LTC Emory D. Middleton
1946 to 17 March 1947, GHQ Far East Command
Tokyo, Occupied Japan

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LTC G. H. Meek
17 March 1947 to 3 November 1948, GHQ Far East Command
Tokyo, Occupied Japan

 

MAJ William C. Smith
3 November 1948 to 17 January 1949, GHQ Far East Command
Tokyo, Occupied Japan

 

LTC Aubrey S. Kenworthy
17 January 1949 to 20 February 1951, GHQ  Service Command, 8th Army
Tokyo, Occupied Japan

 
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LTC Alvin B. Welsch
20 February 1951 to 1953, , GHQ & HQ  & Service Command, 8th Army
Tokyo, Occupied Japan
 

LTC Weldon Cox
1953 to 16 August 1954, HQ & Service Command, 8th Army
Tokyo, Occupied Japan

 
MAJ James L. Melloh (Interim)
16 to 23 August 1954, AFFE Command, 8th Army
Tokyo, Occupied Japan

Photograph Needed
 
LTC George E. Painter
23 August 1954 to 21 February 1955, AFFE Command, 8th Army
Tokyo, Occupied Japan

 
LTC James L. Oakes
21 February to 2 March 1955, 4th U.S. Army, Fort Hood, Texas
 

LTC Robert M. Allgeier
2 March 1955 to 1956, 4th U.S. Army
Fort Hood, Texas

 
LTC James A. Wiley
1956 to 18 October 1957, 4th U.S. Army
Fort Hood, Texas
 
MAJ Virgil E. McKenzie
18 October 1957 to 30 June 1958, 4th U.S. Army
Fort Hood, Texas
 
LTC Ward B. Waits
30 June 1958 to June 1960, 4th U.S. Army
Fort Hood, Texas
 
LTC Harold K. Reynolds
June 1960 to 10 June 1961, 4th U.S. Army
Fort Hood, Texas
Photograph Needed
 
MAJ Baxter M. Bullock (Interim)
10 June to 24 July 1961, 4th U.S. Army
Fort Hood, Texas
 
LTC Robert P. Hotaling
24 July 1961 to 26 November 1962, 4th U.S. Army
Fort Hood, Texas
 
LTC Earl B. Milburn
26 November 1962 to 12 November 1963, 4th U.S. Army
Fort Hood, Texas
 
MAJ Karl E. Nestler
19 Sep.-12 Oct. 1963 and 12 Nov. 1963-6 Feb. 1964
4th U.S. Army, Fort Hood, Texas
Photograph Needed
 
LTC Albert R. Escola  (MG Retired)
6 February 1964 to 16 June 1965, 4th U.S. Army
Fort Hood, Texas
 
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LTC Glen A. Hill (COL Retired)
28 July 1965 to 19 October 1966, 4th U.S. Army, Fort Hood, Texas
19 October 1966 to 15 January 1967, 18th MP Brigade, Vietnam
 

LTC Kenneth Weinstein
15 January 1967 to 1 July 1967
89th MP Group, 18th MP Brigade, Long Binh, Vietnam

 

LTC Francis E. "Frank" Payne  (COL Retired)
1 July 1967 to 14 December 1967
89th MP Group, 18th MP Brigade, Long Binh, Vietnam

 

LTC Robert Reinke
14 December 1967 to 10 March 1968
89th MP Group, 18th MP Brigade, Long Binh, Vietnam

 

LTC Zane V. Kortum
10 March 1968 to 7 June 1968
89th MP Group, 18th MP Brigade, Long Binh, Vietnam

 

LTC Baxter M. Bullock
7 June 1968 to 11 February 1969
89th MP Group, 18th MP Brigade, Long Binh, Vietnam

 

LTC Robert M. O'Malley, Sr.
11 February 1969 to 1 August 1969
89th MP Group, 18th MP Brigade, Long Binh, Vietnam

 

LTC Henry N. Henry, Jr.
1 August 1969 to 30 January 1970
89th MP Group, 18th MP Brigade, Long Binh, Vietnam

 

LTC Robert E. Stromfors
30 January 1970 to 30 July 1970
89th MP Group, 18th MP Brigade, Long Binh, Vietnam

 

LTC Robert P. Schmitz
30 July 1970 to 31 January 71
89th MP Group, 18th MP Brigade, Long Binh, Vietnam

 

LTC Albert A. Ackerman
31 January 71 to 5 February 1972
89th MP Group, 18th MP Brigade, Long Binh, Vietnam

 

LTC Charles A. Hammaker
5 February 1972 to August 1972
89th MP Group, 18th MP Brigade, Long Binh, Vietnam

 
LTC Gerald G. Gibbons
13 August 1972 to May 1974 ~ 5th U.S. Army, Fort Hood, Texas

 

LTC George Nipper
May 1974 to November 1975
III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas

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LTC Jon McFarland
November 1975 to 27 May 1977
III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas

Photograph Needed
 

LTC L. E. Wollmering
27 May 1977 to 10 October 1978
III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas

Photograph Needed
 

LTC H. L. Holloway
10 October 1978 to 4 January 1980
III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas

Photograph Needed
 

LTC Artis B. Mosley, Jr.
4 January 1980 to 16 July 1982
III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas

Photograph Needed
 

LTC Larry B. Berrong, Jr.
16 July 1982 to 27 July 1984
89th MP Brigade, III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas

 

LTC A. Paul Sowa
27 July 1984 to 18 July 1986
89th MP Brigade, III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas

Photograph Needed
 

LTC Carl C. Sutherland
18 July 1986 to 18 July 1988
89th MP Brigade, III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas

Photograph Needed
 

LTC Kenneth Wood
18 July 1988 to May 1990
89th MP Brigade, III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas

Photograph Needed
 

LTC Steven J. Curry  (BG Retired)
May 1990 to 23 June 1992
89th MP Brigade, III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas

 

LTC Anthony Stamillio
23 June 1992 to 1994
89th MP Brigade, III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas

Photograph Needed
 

LTC Rodney L. Johnson  (BG Retired)
1995 to June 1996
89th MP Brigade, III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas

 

LTC Mary C. Frels
June 1996 to June 1998
89th MP Brigade, III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas

 

LTC David D. Phillips  (BG Retired)
June 1998 to June 2000
89th MP Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas

 

LTC Roderick G. Demps
June 2000 to June 2002
89th MP Brigade, III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas

 

LTC David J. Poirier
June 2002 to 9 June 2004
89th MP Brigade, III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas

 

LTC Robert M. Taradash
9 June 2004 to 15 June 2006
89th MP Brigade, III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas

 

LTC Frank Y. Rangel, Jr.
15 June 2006 to 20 August 2008
89th MP Brigade, III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas

 

LTC David J. Segalla, Jr.
20 August 2008 to 9 July 2010
89th MP Brigade, III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas

 

LTC Eric D. Brunken
9 July 2010 to 23 February 2013
89th MP Brigade, III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas

 

MAJ Ruse M. Wiley (Rear Provisonal)
2012-2013
89th MP Brigade, III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas

 

LTC David D. Stender
28 February 2013 to 20 February 2015
89th MP Brigade, III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas

 

LTC Karst Brandsma
20 February 2015 to current
89th MP Brigade, III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas

 
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