16 October 2007

German-based ‘Ever Vigilant’ MP Brigade heads downrange

MANNHEIM, Germany — Nearly three hundred people from the Mannheim community gathered to bid farewell to the Headquarters, 18th Military Police Brigade, and the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 18th Military Police Brigade at their deployment and casing the colors ceremony held on September 21.

The headquarters recently received orders to deploy to Iraq for a 15-month deployment. The brigade headquarters will serve its third deployment in five years this time in the Iraq capital.

“Military Police are always in demand. There will always be another deployment on the horizon,” said Brig. Gen. Scott West, Commanding General, 21st Theater Sustainment Command.

“Remember that because you are ‘Ever Vigilant’ our nation is ever free,” said West.

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