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Bill Strite was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant, Military Police, through U.S. Army ROTC at Indiana University of Pennsylvania on May 18, 1979.

His Assignments were as follows:

307 MP Co (U.S.Army Reserve, New Kensington, Pennsylvania 2LT - Platoon Leader May 1979 to Jan 1980

HQs, U.S. Army Korea Ammunition Management System, Camp Ames, Korea 2LT - S2/S3, Security/Surety Officer May 1980 to Jun 1981

545th MP Co. 1st Cavlary Division Ft. Hood, Texas 1LT - Platoon Leader Jun 1981 to Sept 1982

Ft Hood District, U.S.Army Criminal Investigation Command (CID) , Ft Hood, Texas CPT - Executive Officer Sept 1982 to Jan 1985

Department of Training Development, U.S.Army Military Police School , Fort McClellan, Alabama CPT - Chief Terrorism & Security Training Developer Jun 1985 to Oct 1986

Co. B, 40th MP Bn., Training Brigade, Ft McClellan, Alabama CPT - Company Commander Oct 1986 to Jan 1988

HHD, 40th MP Bn., Training Brigade, Ft McClellan, Alabama CPT - S2/S3 Officer Jan 1988 to Oct 1988

HQs, 7th Support Group, 2nd Corps Support Command (COSCOM), Crailsheim, Germany CPT - S1/Adjutant Oct 1988 to Oct 1991

HQs, 7th Support Group, 2nd Corps Support Command (COSCOM), SWA, Desert Shield/Storm CPT - S1/Adjutant Dec 90 to May 1991

Readiness Group Atlanta, Ft Gillem, Georgia CPT - MP Advisor Oct 1991 to Sep 1992

Left Active Duty: IRR, Reserve Personnel Center, St. Louis, Missouri MAJ Sep 92 - Nov 2000 Retired

Military Schooling:


MP Officer Basic Course, U.S. Army Military Police School, Fort McClellan, AL Jan 1980 to May 1980 Advanced Investigative Management Course, U.S. Army Military Police School, Fort McClellan, AL Dec 82

MP Officer Advanced Course, U.S. Army Military Police School, Fort McClellan, AL Jan 1985 to Jun 1985

Terrorism Counteraction on Military Installation/Bases Course, U.S. Army Military Police School, Fort McClellan, AL Oct 85

Dynamics of International Terrorism Course, U.S. Air Force Sepcial Operations School , Hurlbert Field, FL. Nov 85

Combined Arms Services and Staff School (CAS3) , Combined Arms Center, Fort Leavenworth, KS. Sep 86

Command and General Staff Officer Course (Nonresident) , Combined Arms Center, Fort Leavenworth, KS. Feb 88

Battalion S1 (Personnel Management) Course, U.S. Army Adjutant General School, Fort Ben Harrison, Indiana, Sep 88

Conventional Physical Security & Crime Prevention Course, U.S. Army Military Police School, Fort McClellan, AL Dec 91

Awards and Decorations:

Meritorious Service Medal - 1 Oak Leaf Cluster

Army Commendation Medal - 5 Oak Leaf Clusters

Army Achievement Medal - 1 Oak Leaf Cluster

National Defense Service Medal

Southwest Asia Service Medal - 2 Bronze Stars

Humanitarian Service Medal

Armed Forces Reserve Medal

Army Service Ribbon

Overseas Service Ribbon - Numeral 2

Saudi Arabia Liberation of Kuwait Medal

Kuwait Liberation of Kuwait Medal

Pictures:


Fort Drum, NY Supporting 2nd Brigade 1st Cav Div. - Feb 82


Borkin Germany, REFORGER 83, Commander, 11th MP Detachment (CID) - L to R Special Agent Theron Smith, Special Agent Neil Krans, CPT Strite, Special Agent Cindy Orton-Wilson


Senior Leadership B Co. 40th MP Co. L to R: Sr. Drill Sgt SFC James Welker, XO 1LT Ron Mashik, 1SG Marion Gaskill, CDR CPT Bill Strite March 87, Basic Training Graduation



Germany - 1989


7th Support Group Dining In, Crailshiem Germany - April 90


Log Base Echo, Saudia Arabia, Desert Storm - April 91


Homecoming from Desert Storm on May 7, 1991, seeing my daughter Sarah for the first time!


Honduras, MP Advisor Duty - Jun 91




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