~ 720th Military Police Battalion Vietnam History Project ~

720th Military Police Battalion
Vietnam Era Index

“We did it all, and then some”
10 October 1966 through 13 August 1972
Battalion Honor Roll
   We honor our veterans from all eras who paid the ultimate sacrifice for their service to our country and fellow soldiers. Click on the flag.
Follow Your Tour Through This Vietnam Era Timeline
   The only military unit history website on the Internet where you can follow your tour in Vietnam day-by-day. Includes thousands of photos, personal stories and reflections of the soldiers that served. Click on the book to start your tour.
Vietnam Now
   Photographs and comments from Battalion Veterans who returned to their old bases and duty assignments. Click on the camera.
   The entire website is being reformatted and many links are still broken, so please bear with us.   This Page Last Updated  31 December 2017
Chain Of Command
III & IV Corps Tactical Zones
MACV
USARV
2nd
Field Force
18th MP
Brigade
89th MP
Group
720th MP
Battalion
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Headquarters & Headquarters Detachment
III Corps Tactical Zone ~ Bien Hoa Province ~ Long Binh Post
Honors and Campaigns
Battalion Commanders
Sergeants Major
Theater Chain Of Command
HQ Detachment Commanders
Miscellaneous Photograph Index
Staff Elements
Rosters
1966
1967
1968
1969
1970
1971
1972
Revisit your tour through our Battalion Timeline
Battalion Support Services
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Armorer
Religious Services
Clerical
Communications
Food Services
Logistical / Supply
Motor Pool
Reutilization & Upkeep Unit
Transportation
Introduction & Index To Support Services
Alpha Company
III Corps Tactical Zone ~ Bien Hoa Province ~ Long Binh Post
Company Commanders
First Sergeants
Photograph Index
Rosters
Revisit your tour through our Battalion Timeline
Bravo Company
III Corps Tactical Zone ~ Bien Hoa Province ~ Long Binh Post
IV Corps Tactical Zone ~ Vinh Long Province ~ Vinh Long
Are you interested in joining the Bravo Company Vietnam Era Veterans Group?
Liaison for Email, Contact  and Reunion Information Notify Bob Bogison   Email Link 
Photograph Index
Rosters
Revisit your tour through our Battalion Timeline
Charlie Company
III Corps Tactical Zone ~ Bien Hoa Province ~ Long Binh Post
Rosters
Revisit your tour through our Battalion Timeline
South Vietnamese Military & Civil Allies
Military Police (Quan Canh)
Convoy's  In The II ~ III ~ IV Corps Tactical Zones
1969 Convoy Checkpoint Map ~ Di An - Phu Loi - Lai Khe - Phuoc Vinh - Quan Loi
Personal Convoy Journal 10 March to 7 November 1971  SP/4 Charles "David" Spruell, C Company, 720th MP Battalion, 89th MP Group, 18th MP Brigade, 1971-1972.
Regular Convoys
If you know of any regular convoy routes that are missing, please notify the History Project  Manager via the Email link on any of the convoy-detachment pages.
   Some of the convoy & detachment links are being merged and many links are still broken, so please bear with us.
Bu Gia Map  (Dijamar)
Bunker Hill  (FSB)
Bu Dop  (Bo Duc)
Camp Dillard  (Di Linh)
Mace  (FSB)
Song Be  (Phuoc Binh)
Wade  (FSB)
Detachment's & Convoys  (III & IV Corps Tactical Zones)
   The convoy destinations that were also Battalion Detachment locations are being merged (white links are completed) to a new file, and many links are still broken, so please bear with us. The Email Link on the pages are still available for your use.
Blackhorse
Xuan Loc & Long Gaio
Bien Hoa Province
Bien Hoa Province
Long Khan Province
Phong Dinh Province
Binh Duong & Tay Ninh Provinc's
Bien Hoa Province
Dinh Tuong Province
Binh Duong Province
Dinh Tuong Province
Soc Trang (Khanh Hung)
Phuoc Tuy Province
Bien Hoa Province
Binh Long Province
Ba Xuyen Province
Tra Vinh  (Phu Vinh)
Binh Vinh Province
Vinh Long Province
Camp Widder  (Duc Hoa)
Other MP Assignments
Escorts & Patrols
Patrol & Escort Checkpoints & Landmarks
III & IV Corps Tactical Zones
Enemy Prisoners Of War ~ Hospital Guard & Escort Teams
The Tactical Area Of Responsibility (TAOR)
Bien Hoa Province, III Corps Tactical Zone
11 September 1967 through 25 July 1970
Operation STABILIZE

The first Military Police Battalion in the history of the United States Armed Forces to be assigned a counterinsurgency-pacification light infantry mission and command and operational control of infantry, armor, air, and artillery elements in support of Military Police ground forces.

The History of the TAOR   Includes direct links to Ambush & Reconnaissance, Outpost Liaison Duty, River Patrol Security & Transport Unit, Civic Action Program, the Dong Nai River POL & Dredge Site and recent over-flight era photographs and current satellite photographs of how the TAOR appears now.

Scout Dog Unit
212th MP Company (SD)

The 1st of its kind in
the Military Police Corps

Regional Forces / Popular Forces
South Vietnamese Army Village Militia
Regional Forces
Popular Forces
D Company / 87th Infantry
95th & 720th MP Battalions
D Company
87th Infantry
     Mortar Platoon
Weapons
Vehicles
Field Equipment

1/4 Ton Truck  "Jeep"
  "Deuce & 1/2"
"M113 APC"
This section includes a photo inventory of the Battalion's APC's
Armored Commando Car
This section includes a photo inventory of the Battalion's V100's
Communist Forces
III Corps Tactical Zone