139th Military Police Company
Mission: Conduct mission command for all task organized units conducting or supporting military police operations within its Area of Responsibility (AOR). Integrates capabilities from all three military police disciplines (police operations, detention operations, and security and mobility support) and integrates police intelligence operations into all military police missions. The Headquarters Detachment provides limited local security and unit mission command functions for the brigade. Provides administrative and logistical support for all task organized units.
The 139th MP Company was constituted on 13 April 1944 and subsequently activated on 1 June 1944 in Aversa, Italy. The unit participated in the Rome-Arno Campaign in the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater and was inactivated on 15 November 1945 in Cecian, Italy after World War II ended. On 31 July 1947, the 139th MP Company was re-designated as the 357th MP Company and assigned to the United States Army Reserves, Fifth U.S. Army. On 15 September 1964, The 139th MP Company was reconstituted in the Regular Army and activated on 24 September 1964 at Fort Benning, Georgia and was inactivated on 1 January 1983. The 139th MP Company was once again activated on 17 November 2007 at Fort Stewart Georgia, and deployed from 17 February 2009 thru 15 February 2010 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom 09-10. The 139th MP Company was once again called to duty and deployed from 18 January thru 15 September 2013 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom 13-14. From October 2014 to March 2016, a small detachment from the 139th MP Company deployed to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba in support of the Global War on Terrorism. The 139th MP Company is currently assigned the Defense CBRN Response Force.