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545th Military Police Company
Unit Commanders

Compiled by Sam Reinert
Commander of the 545th in Vietnam

As of October 7, 2013

 CPT Richard K. Carver
Commanding Officer
(Served simultaneously as Division Provost Marshal)
MP Platoon, 1st Cavalry Division
Luzon
January 1945 – May 1945
Wounded in Action and received the Silver Star and Purple Heart

NO PHOTO AVAILABLE



CPT Harold L. Rupkey
Commanding Officer
MP Platoon, 1st Cavalry Division
Luzon
May 1945 – June 1945

 

 


Capt. Richard P. Honig
Commanding Officer
Military Police Platoon,
Headquarters Troop, 1st Cavalry Division
World War II
Luzon and Camp Drake, Japan
June 1945 - 1946

 



Capt. Al Daniel
Commanding Officer
Military Police Platoon
Headquarters Troop, 1st Cavalry Division
Camp Drake, Japan
1946-1947

 



Capt. Bill Holland,
Commanding Officer
545th MP Platoon, Hqs Troop, 1st Cavalry Division
Camp Drake, Japan
1947

 




Capt. Dalton W. Lain, the last Commanding Officer of the MP Platoon, Headquarters Troop, 1st Cavalry Division marching in front of his unit before it became the 545th Military Police Company at Camp Drake, Japan

1947 – 1948

 




CPT James E. Farmer
Commanding Officer
545th MP Company
Camp Drake, Japan
1948 - 1949

 

     

Capt. Louis Mehl
Commanding Officer
545th MP Co. and Provisional Platoon
Japan and Korea
1949 - 1951

 



Capt. John W. Haskell
Commanding Officer,
545th MP Company
Korea
March 1951 – August 1951

 




Capt. Eugene Hudders
Commanding Officer
545th MP Company
Japan
1951 - 1952

 




LTC (then Cpt.) Eugene (Gene) Carson
Commanding Officer
545th MP Company
Japan
16 November 1953 – 25 March 1955
Served simultaneously as Provost Marshal

NO PHOTO AVAILABLE



1LT H.K. Russell
Commanding Officer
545th MP Company
Korea
March 1955 – 1956

NO PHOTO AVAILABLE

CPT Marion A. Lewis
Commanding Officer
545th MP Company
Japan and Korea
1956 - 1957

 

             

Capt. Daniel R. Holt.
Commanding Officer
545th MP Company
Korea
July 4, 1961 – September 12, 1962

 

           


Capt. Jonathon S. Van Horn
Commanding Officer, 545th MP Co
Camp Custer, Korea
May 1963 – November 1963

 





Capt. W. Heck
Commanding Officer
545th MP Company
Camp Custer, Korea
1963 – 1964

 

 



1Lt. James P. Byrnes
Commanding Officer
545th MP Company
January 1964 – June 1964

 




Capt. Lawrence E. Seng
Commanding Officer
545th MP Co
Korea
July 1964 – June 1965

 



CPT William Pope
Commanding Officer
11th MP Company and 545th MP Company
Ft Benning, GA and Vietnam

 

 

 

    

Captain Paul Lewis Jr.
Commanding Officer
545th MP Company
Vietnam
June 1965 – December 1965

 

 

   

Capt. Gary W. Lawhead
Commanding Officer
545th MP Company
An Khe, Vietnam
June 28, 1966 – July 1 1967

 

         

Capt. Maynard D. Eaves,
Commanding Officer
545th Military Police Company
Receiving a Bronze Star from the PMG in Vietnam
And COL Eaves in his last years in the military
July 1967 – July 1968

 





CPT Chas K. Eden
Commanding Officer
545th MP Company
July 1968 – September 1968

 

 


Cpt. Dennis E. Dillard
Commanding Officer
545th MP Company
Phouc Vinh, Vietnam
September 1968 – February 1969

 

                 

Cpt. Samuel R. Reinert
Commanding Officer
545th MP Company
Phouc Vinh, Vietnam
February 1969 – January 1970

 





Cpt. Glen A. West
Commanding Officer
Phouc Vinh, Vietnam
February 1970 – July 1970

 

 

    

Cpt. Fred J. Mabra, 545th MP Co. Commander
July 1970 – October 1970
Receiving the J.P. Holland award
At Phouc Vinh, Vietnam

 

 

            

Cpt. John T. Kociaba
Commanding Officer
545th MP Company
Commanded the unit at the Division Stand-Down in Vietnam
Phouc Vinh and Bien Hoa, Vietnam
October 1970 – February 1971

 



NO PHOTO AVAILABLE

CPT Norbert Kenyon
Commanding Officer
545th MP Company
Fort Hood, Texas
March 1971 – June 1972

 

 

    



Cpt. Carl C. Sutherland
Commanding Officer
545th MP Company
June 1972 – July 1973
Member of the MP Corps Hall of Fame

 

 




1Lt. Sherwood Nance
Commanding Officer
545th MP Company
July 1973 – January 1974
Fort Hood, Texas

 

 

    


CPT. Michael L. Sullivan
Commanding Officer
545th MP Company
Fort Hood, Texas
February 1974 – August 1975
COL Sullivan is a member of the MP Corps Hall of Fame

 

 

    

Cpt. G. T. Whiddon
Commanding Officer
545th MP Company
September 1975 – March 1978
Fort Hood, Texas

 

 

Cpt. Joseph T. Bartlett
Commanding Officer
545th MP Company
April 1978 – August 1979
Fort Hood, Texas

 

 



Cpt. Richard Magera
Commanding Officer
545th MP Company
September 1979 – October 1980
Fort Hood, Texas

 

 



CPT Glenn R. Petree
Commanding Officer
545th MP Company
Fort Hood, Texas
November 1980 – May 1982

 

 

         

Cpt. Louis P. Kernisan
Commanding Officer
545th MP Company
Ft. Hood, Texas
April 1982 – July 1984

 

 

         


CPT Rodney L. Johnson
Commanding Officer
545th MP Company
(Later to become the Commandant of the MP School and then to Provost Marshal General of the US Army)
July 1984 – January 1986
Fort Hood, Texas

BG Rodney L. Johnson is a member of the MP Corps Hall of Fame

 

 

 

NO PHOTO AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME

CPT Raymond Myer
Commanding Officer
545th MP Company
January 1986 – June 1986

 

    

COL Michael D. Murray
Commanding Officer
545th MP Company
January 1986 – July 1987
Fort Hood, Texas




NO PHOTO AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME

CPT Elvy Acosta
Commanding Officer
545th MP Company
1987 – 1988
Fort Hood, Texas

 

 

         

Cpt. Richard W. Swengros
Commanding Officer
545th MP Company
(Later to become the Deputy Commandant of the MP School)
July 1988 – October 1989
Fort Hood, Texas

 



              

Cpt. Jeffery T. Harris
Commander
545th MP Company
Desert Shield/Storm, Iraq
October 1989 – July 1991
COL Harris is currently III Corps PM

 

 

Cpt. Douglas A. Campbell
Commander
545th MP Company
Fort Hood
July 1991 – December 1992

 




CPT Darryl H. Johnson
Commander
545th MP Company
Fort Hood
December 7, 1992 – May 12, 1994
Later to command the 716th MP BN

 
NO PHOTO AVAILABLE

CPT David Hunnicutt
Commander
545th MP Company
Fort Hood, Texas
May 1994 – August 1995

 

 

    

CPT Joseph G. Raines
Commander
545th MP Company
Fort Hood, Texas
August 1995 – May 1997

 

 

    

CPT Chris A. Cantrell
Commander
545th MP Company
Fort Hood, Texas
May 1997 – February, 1999

 

 



CPT Stanley Scott
545th MP Company
Commanding Officer
(Later to become an Instructor at West Point)
Fort Hood, Texas
February 1999 – February 2001

 

 

    

CPT Timothy Sean Tyson
Commander
545th MP Company
Afghanistan and Ft Hood
February 2001 - March 2003

 

 

         

CPT. Ian Townsend
545th MP Company
Iraq
March 2003 – September 2004

 

 

    

CPT Matt Mularoni
Commanding Officer
Iraq and Fort Hood, Texas
September 2004 – October 2005
The last Company Commander to Command this splendid unit until its deactivation on 15 October 2005

 

 




CPT Brian J. Sullivan
Commanding Officer
545th MP Company
Fort Richardson, Alaska
July 2008 – January 2009

 

 



CPT Michael T. Mixon
Commanding Officer
545th MP Company
Fort Richardson, Alaska and Iraq
January 2009 - October 13, 2010

The first 545th CMDR to command the 545th in combat while not

with the 1st Cavalry Division

 

 

 

CPT Andre Randolph
Commanding Officer
545th MP Company
Fort Richardson, Alaska
October 13, 2010 - March 23, 2012

 

 

 

Cpt Henquez

 

CPT Michael R. Henriques

Commanding Officer

545th MP Company

Fort RIchardson, Alsaka

March 23, 2012 - September 4, 2013

 

 

 

 

CPT Michael Domovich

Commanding Officer

545th MP Company

Fort Richardson, Alaska

September 4, 2013

 

 

All of the photographs and information contained in this Photo Roster have been provided by the officers themselves or by the MP’s who served under them. Some dates of command may be slightly inaccurate, but the photos are of the actual officers who commanded the 545th MP Co.


Sam Reinert
CPT MP USAR (Ret)
Founder
545th Military Police Company Association
626 1/2 South 9th Street
Richmond, Indiana 47374 USA
(765) 962 4627 phone & FAX
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