After a year overseas, the 988th Military Police Company is coming home.
Approximately 50 soldiers with the 988th will return from Iraq at 6:45 p.m. tonight after a yearlong deployment. A redeployment ceremony for the troops will be held at Freedom Hall on Fort Benning.
While deployed, the 988th mentored and trained Iraqi police. This was the military police company’s third deployment. The company also spent spent six months in 2002 guarding prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.