CAMP MURRAY, WA - The 506th Military Police Detachment of the Washington Army
National Guard will be honored at a departure ceremony on Sunday, May 20th at
1:00 pm in Building 34 of Camp Murray as they prepare to deploy in support of
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF).
Headquartered at Camp Murray, the 506th MP Detachment was formed in September
2005 and consists of approximately 50 Military Policemen and support staff
from across the state of Washington. Their mission will focus on base camp
law and order operations, and support missions in the OIF Theater. They will
be mobilized for 13 months, which will consist of a couple months spent on
pre-deployment training and 8 to 10 months in theatre.