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88th Military Police Detachment


The unit was constituted in the Regular Army July 7, 1952, as the 88th Military Police Criminal Investigation Detachment and activated August 10, 1952, at Camp Gordon, Georgia.

On January 1, 1954, it was redesignated as the 88th Military Police Detachment and inactivated March 24, 1965.

The unit was again activated August 13, 1965, at Camp Dix, New Jersey, and then inactivated January 10, 1966, in the Republic of Vietnam.

It was activated November 3, 1966, at Fort Riley, Kansas, and later inactivated in Thailand on June 25, 1971.

On September 16, 2001, the unit was activated in Japan and based at Camp Zama.


Republic of Vietnam: Defense

Contact information:

Mailing Address:
CDR, 88th MP Detachment
Unit 5005
APO AP 96343-5005

DSN: 315-263-5671
Within Japan: 046-407-5671
From the U.S.: 011-81-46-407-5671

Detachment Sergeant:
DSN: 315-263-5673
Within Japan: 046-407-5673
From the U.S.: 011-81-46-407-5673

DSN: 315-263-4334
Within Japan: 046-407-4334
From the U.S.: 011-81-46-407-4334