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NEWS | June 16, 2016

Army Reserve Military Police Conduct Detainee Transfer Operations

By Sgt. Krista Rayford 367th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment

FORT HUNTER LIGGETT, Calif. – U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers, 812th Military Police Company, Orangeburg, New York conducted detainee transfer operations as part of Combat Support Training Exercise (CSTX) 91-16-02 on June 13, 2016, at Fort Hunter Liggett, California.

This training scenario began in the rehearsal stage when the unit was evaluated by Observer Coach/Trainers who are also military poliand tactical skills in combat-like conditions. It takes place over the course of three weeks.

“Our Soldiers continue to be very motivated in all of our training exercises, ready to react to anything thrown at them,” said Sgt. Kimberce in the U.S. Army Reserve. The unit was scored in each area of detainee transfer operations, including reception of these individuals, in-processing, medical evaluations, reading of rules, placement into cells, and transport upon clearing.  

As the largest U.S. Army Reserve training exercise, CSTX 91-16-02 provides Soldiers with unique opportunities to sharpen their technical ly Peneul, noncommissioned officer-in-charge of the detainee facility. “They have done a good job overall.”

The unit will begin the next phase of its training on June 15 during a field training exercise. This will include additional scenarios, such as conducting perimeter security, which will allow Soldiers to continue putting their skills to the test.

“This CSTX is preparing our Soldiers by showing them what they are going to see and what they are going to do during mobilization,” said Sgt. 1st Class Patrick Davoli, 2nd Platoon, 812th Military Police Company.  

The unit returned from a deployment to Joint Task Force Guantanamo in 2013 and is training in preparation for future deployments.