Thank you to the leaders at the U.S. Army Office of the Provost Marshal General for providing us with the announcement of this year’s FY18 Brigadier General JP Holland Award Winners, along with a more in-depth look at each of the winning units.
The 551st MP CO (Ft Campbell, currently deployed to USAREUR) is the FY18 BG JP Holland Award Winner and is recognized as the best MP CO in FY18. And the 13th MP Detachment (Hawaii) is selected as the BG JP Holland Award Winner and is recognized as the best MP Detachment in FY18.
The FY18 BG JP Holland Award selection board met on 8 January 2019 and evaluated the units on their recorded accomplishments, achievements, and command programs that best exemplify the award.
We are proud to announce that the best Military Police Company for FY18 is the 551st Military Police Company, 716th Military Police Battalion, 16th Military Police Brigade, XVIII Airborne Corps, United States Army Forces Command. The 551st is currently deployed and serving with the 709th Military Police Battalion, 18th Military Police Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, United States Army Europe.
Throughout FY18, the 551st Military Police Company excelled in their ability to shoot, move, communicate, medicate, and maintain. The 551st Military Police Company previously won this award in 2005. A date will be coordinated in the near future for the award presentation.
We are proud to announce that the best Military Police Detachment for FY18 is the 13th Military Police Detachment, 728th Military Police Battalion, 8th Military Police Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, United States Army Pacific.
Throughout FY18, the 13th Military Police Detachment excelled in providing leadership and dedication through constant vigilance while providing specialized law enforcement services and capabilities across US Army Installations in Hawaii. A date will be coordinated in the near future for the award presentation. The 13th Military Police Detachment was recognized in FY16, FY17, and FY18 with the CSM Mark Farley Award as the best Military Police Detachment in United States Army Pacific.