~ 720th Military Police Battalion Reunion Association History Project ~

Photo B0087-9 of 9:Foot Patrol of MPs from the 720th MP Battalion’s Task Force ECHO patrol the night streets in Oxford, Mississippi during the civil right unrest from 1 to 21 October, 1962. If you can idnetify either of these MPs and their unit use this Email Link.

     The deployment of 720th MP Battalion Task Force ECHO and its subordinate units served in Oxford from 1 to 21 October 1962. The photographs in this series show members of the 720th Military Police Battalion’s Task Force ECHO comprised of HQ Detachment, Headquarters & Headquarters Company, Alpha, Bravo and Charlie Company, and subordinate unit elements from the 501st (1st Armored Division) and 502nd (2nd Armored Division) MP Companies, 47th Medical Battalion (2nd Armored Division), elements of the 501st Military Intelligence Detachment and members of the Fort Hood Post Information Office. Courtesy of The Armored Sentinel Newspaper, (Temple, Texas) Vol. 20, No. 28, 19 October 1962.

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