Posted on Jun 15, 2018
COL Charles Williams
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This is 50th Anniversary of the TET Offensive, in Vietnam. While Military Police are largely maligned to this day... The TET Offensive is when the Military Police Branch/Corps was transitioned from Combat Service Support to Combat Support. This was due to the efforts of the Soldiers from 716th Military Police Battalion, who attacked and retook the Embassy from the VC who had previously overrun it; and then they defended it until reinforcements arrived. We are now Maneuver Fires and Effects.
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SPC Andrew Ross
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The action of the Military Police during the Tet offensive is a highlight of their corps.

Ambassador Ellsworth Bunker (hands in pocket, glasses) inspects embassy grounds after MPs took it back from the VC. (Tet, 1968)
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SPC Andrew Ross
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It is one of many highlights. what are you saying, @COL Charles Williams?
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SSG William Jones
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Sometimes these "@" tags work... and sometimes they don't!
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COL Charles Williams
COL Charles Williams
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SPC Andrew Ross - Sounded like you were saying it was the only... I guess I misunderstood.
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SPC Andrew Ross
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If I had said it was "the" highlight, your statement would have been accurate, while "a" highlight suggests it is among others.
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I had MP's attached to my infantry squad for Urban Warfare Training! Good crosstraining for them.
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SPC Scott Hobbs
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What did I miss? We did urban warfare training (combat village) at least yearly as part of our quals. That was decades ago. Did something change?
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