The Order of the Marechaussee
The Military Police Regimental Association’s (MPRA) Order of the Marechaussee was officially established in 2000 to recognize exceptional dedication, competence, and contribution to the Military Police Corps Regiment over an extended period of time. The award was created with Gold, Silver and Bronze levels of recognition. The first Marechaussee awards were presented on September 29, 2000 at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. There have been 8 Orders of the Marechaussee in Gold awarded to date along with 280 in Silver and 1,946 in Bronze.
Current Gold level recipients are:
1SG (R) Nicky D. Bacon (MOH recipient) September 2000
RCSM (R) David W. Stalter September 2003
RCSM (R) James F. Barrett December 2005
MG (R) Donald Ryder June 2006
LTG David E. Quantock September 2011
MG (R) Charles A. Hines May 2013
CSM (R) Joshua Perry September 2014
CSM (R) Donald Thomas September 2016
The Military Police Regimental Association’s mission is to promote the history and preserve the traditions of the Military Police Corps Regiment while supporting Military Police leadership, Soldiers and families Army wide. This award recognizes a degree of professionalism, high standards of integrity and morality and esprit de corps consistent with the long standing history and traditions of our Regiment.
- Requestor & Nominee must be current members of the MPRA.
- Endorsed by a Military Police Colonel or higher (Current Member).
- Have demonstrated exceptional dedication, competence, and contribution to the Regiment over an extended period of time.