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MP CrestCommand Provost Marshal Directorate

Mission Statement

The Command Provost Marshal Directorate leads the operational execution of TRADOC's Force Protection (FP) mission:

  • Antiterrorism (AT) Program
  • Domestic Criminal and Antiterrorism Intelligence
  • Physical Security (PS) Program
  • Military Working Dog (MWD) Program

Performs staff management for:

  • Assistance to the Combined Arms Center and the Combined Arms Support Command (all TRADOC Schools) and, the Army Accessions Command (( United States Army Cadet Command (USACC); United States Military Entrance Processing Command (USMEPCOM); United States Army Recruiting Command (USAREC); and the Accessions Support Brigade (ASB)) regarding FP training, plans, policies, assessments, and security programs
  • The execution of four Management Decision Packages (MDEPs): Antiterrorism (VTER); Physical Security (QPSM); Law Enforcement - Military Working Dogs (QLPR); and MTOE Units (WEAD)
  • Employment and deployment of HQ TRADOC's Military Police Units, Detachments and Military Working Dog assets
  • Facilitates, integrates and synchronizes TRADOC Detainee Operations efforts across DOTMLPF domains

Force Protection definition (DoD) - "Actions taken to prevent or mitigate hostile actions against Department of Defense personnel (to include family members), resources, facilities, and critical information. Force protection does not include actions to defeat the enemy or protect against accidents, weather, or disease."