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575 FSC Unit History

On January 2008, the 575th FSC reorganized into a Military Police Company. The unit deployed to Ft. Bliss, Texas in February to train on Detainee Operations. On 18 april 2008, 575th FSC deployed independently to Camp Bucca, Iraq to provide Quick Reaction Force support to over 10 Compounds housing over 8,000 detainees within the Hasty Theater Internment Facility.

The Company provided support by conducting sweeps and searches of the compounds grounds, tents, buildings and detainees. The Soldiers conducted digs and tunnel searches around the compound, collected contraband and intelligence, and responded to riots, restoring order using the minimum amount of force necessary.