544th Military Police Detachment Military Working Dog (MWD)

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Provide trained and certified Soldiers, Patrol Explosive and Patrol Drug Detection Military Working Dog teams in direct Support of the United States Secret Service and in support of the TRADOC Headquarters, and the Installation Law Enforcement Operations on Fort Lee, Virginia. Provide support for Force Protection Operations to assist in Drug and Explosive sweeps for various organizations within the installation and random vehicle searches at the Installation Access Points. In addition, provide Military Working Dog Demonstrations on and off the installation. On Order, deploy Military Working Dog teams in support of worldwide contingency operations.

Mission Essential Task List

  • Provide Patrol Explosive Detection Dog Support
  • Provide Patrol Drug Detection Dog Support

To establish highly motivated, creative, and cohesive teams who aggressively assist the community through education and enforcement while ensuring a proper quality of life for organizational members.

Office: Phone Number:
Commander 804-734-7742
Detachment Sergeant 804-734-1099
MP Desk/ Communications 804-734-7400
MilitaryWorking Dogs 804-734-1096

Leaders

Commander CPT Ernest

21th MP / 544th MP(MWD)Commander

CPT Eric Ernest

Det Sgt SFC Morton

544th MP(MWD) Detachment Sergeant

SFC William Morton

Unit History

  • Constituted 1 October 2014 in the Army of the United States as the 544th Military Police Detachment Military Working Dog (MWD) at Fort Lee, Virginia

Campaign Participation Credit - Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Inherent Resolve, and Operation Freedom's Sentinel (Afghanistan/Iraq)

Last Updated: 12/23/2016 10:29:49 AM

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