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Report From The Provost Marshal General - The Big Picture

National Archives and Records Administration ARC Identifier 2569501 / Local Identifier 111-TV-231 Big Picture: Report from the Provost Marshal General Department of Defense. Department of the Army. Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations. U.S. Army Audiovisual Center. (ca. 1974 - 05/15/1984). This program brings viewers the inside story of military police operations from around the world. The story begins with two unidentified MPs beginning their training at the home of the Military Police at Camp Gordon, Georgia. Following these two soldiers through their training we see the results as applied in Europe and Korea. Shown in the film are scenes of the MP customs checkpoints along the border separating East and West Germany. We see the Military Policeman in his role of highway patrolman, and regular MP duties in which the MP helps the Infantry and Artillery move on to their training programs. Viewers will learn the meaning of the MP slogan "of the troops and for the troops" as they see MPs direct combat traffic in Korea and how these men guard supplies and equipment for our fighting forces up-front. Also shown are Military Police engaged in actual combat in Korea in anti-guerilla operations. Sea-going MPs are shown on duty in the harbor of Pusan. The official slogan of the MPs is "Service to the Command" and viewers will have a better understanding of this important arm of the Military when they have seen THE BIG PICTURE'S "Report from the Provost Marshal General."
Length: 28:01


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