The 3rd Military Police Group (CID), headquartered at Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia supports commanders by conducting criminal investigations of serious, sensitive or special interest matters; preventing crime; protecting the force and Army resources in peacetime, combat and contingency operations throughout the group's area of operations.
The 3rd MP Group (CID) is responsible for all felony criminal investigation matters with a U.S. Army interest throughout an area of operation encompassing the eastern half of the United States, the Caribbean, Central America (less Mexico), South America, Africa, and Europe.
Among key supported Army field elements within the 3rd MP Group's CID) area of responsibility are U.S Army Europe, U.S. Army Africa, XVIII Airborne Corps and 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; the 101st Air Assault Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; the 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia and the 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, New York.
The 3rd MP Group (CID) provides direct mission support to U.S. Central Command, U.S. Special Operations Command and U.S. Southern Command located in Florida. The Group also supports U.S European Command and U.S. Africa Command located in Stuttgart, Germany.
The 3rd Group is comprised of five battalions located at Fort Benning, Fort Campbell, Fort Myer, and Kleber Kaserne, Germany as well as the only airborne CID battalion at Fort Bragg.
Colonel Russ Stewart was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky. He was a distinguished military graduate of Bellarmine University where he ran cross country and track. He was commissioned as a second lieutenant in 1996 through the University of Louisville Army ROTC program.
Following graduation of the AMEDD basic course, he was assigned to Fort Hood, Texas where he served as a medical platoon leader in the 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment as a treatment platoon leader and company executive officer in the 15th Forward Support Battalion, later deploying to Bosnia-Herzegovina in 1999 with the First Cavalry Division as a Provost Marshal Operations Officer.
After graduating from the Military Police Captains Career Course in 2000, he was assigned as the installation Provost Marshal in Ansbach, Germany. There, he commanded the 560th Military Police Company from 2001 to 2003 in Mannheim, Germany, later deploying to Turkey in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom as an assistant S3 for the 95th Military Police Battalion and as the 21st Theater Support Command Provost Marshal. Following the deployment, he served as an Assistant Professor of Military Science / S-3 at Furman University Army ROTC Battalion in Greenville, South Carolina from 2004-2007. He was then assigned to the 1st Armored Division in Wiesbaden, Germany where he deployed as part of the surge in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom 7 / 8 as the Deputy Provost Marshal and Military Police Planner. Following the deployment, he attended the Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas before being assigned as the 3D Military Police (CID) Group S-3 from 2010-2013. After completing his assignment in CID, he was selected to serve as a U.S. Army Exchange Officer in Ottawa, Canada where he was the Canadian Army Military Police Group G3 / 5 / 7 from 2013-2015. COL Stewart commanded the Washington CID Battalion, comprising of 10 offices that covered the 13 northeastern United States, responsible for all Army felony investigations from July 2015-2017. Following battalion command, COL Stewart served as the Plans and Operations Branch Chief for the Office of the Provost Marshal General then he served as the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command’s Command Inspector General.
His awards include the Bronze Service Medal; Meritorious Service Medal (4 OLC); Army Commendation Medal (4 OLC); Army Achievement Medal (4 OLC); Army Superior Unit Award; National Defense Service Medal; Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal; Iraq Campaign Medal; Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Army Service Ribbon; Overseas Service Ribbon (2 OLC); NATO Medal; the Parachutist Badge; and the Air Assault Badge.
COL Stewart is also a graduate of the NATO Military Police School, as well as Michigan State University, where he earned a Master of Science degree in Criminal Justice in 2002. COL Stewart is a 2020 graduate of the U.S. Army War College.
Command Sergeant Major Charles M. Smith enlisted in the United States Army on August 16, 1996 and attended Military Police One Station Unit Training at Fort McClellan, Alabama. CSM Smith has served in numerous leadership positions to include: Team Leader, Squad Leader, Platoon Sergeant, Company and Battalion Operations Sergeant, Detachment Sergeant, Company First Sergeant in both TRADOC and FORSCOM, and Non-resident Instructor at the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy, and BN Command Sergeant Major. CSM Smith’s Assignments include: 127th Military Police Company, Hanau Germany; Military Police Law enforcement detachment, Fort Meade, MD; D CO, 787 Military Police Battalion, Fort Leonard Wood, MO; MANSCEN NCOA, Fort Leonard Wood, MO; HHD, 795th Military Police Battalion, Fort Leonard Wood, MO; 293rd Military Police Company, Fort Stewart, Georgia; 174th Infantry Brigade, JBMDL, NJ. D/CO 787th Military Police Battalion, and 463D Military Police Company, Fort Leonard Wood, MO, USASMA Fort Bliss, TX, and the 91st Military Police Battalion, Fort Drum, NY.
CSM Smith’s Military education includes the Primary Leadership Development Course, Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course, Advanced Noncommissioned Officer Course, Anti-Terrorism Officer Basic Course, Protective Services Training, Physical Security, Battle Staff, Master Resilience Training, the First Sergeant Course, and the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy class 67.
CSM Smith’s awards and decorations include: the Bronze Star Medal (Valor device); Bronze Star Medal; Purple Heart; Meritorious Service Medal (4th OLC); Army Commendation Medal (4th OLC); Army Achievement Medal (3rd OLC); Good Conduct Medal (7th clasp); National Defense Service Medal (1 Bronze Service Star); Kosovo Campaign Medal (2nd Bronze Service Star); Afghanistan Campaign Medal (2nd Bronze Service Star);Iraq Campaign Medal (2nd Bronze Service Star);Global War on Terrorism Medal; Armed Forces Service Medal; NCO Professional Development Ribbon (5); Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Award. Overseas Service Ribbon (3rd award); NATO Medal (2nd Bronze Service Star); Meritorious Unit Commendation. Combat Action Badge; Drivers Badge; German Qualification Badge (Schutzenschnur).
CSM Smith’s operational and combat deployments include Kosovo KFOR 1A and KFOR 4A; Operation Iraqi Freedom II, Bagdad, Iraq. Operation Enduring Freedom 09-10, Kandahar Afghanistan.
Chief Warrant Officer Five Eric R. Wheeler, a native of St. Petersburg, FL entered the service as a Military Policeman in 1989. He received his appointment as a Warrant Officer in 2001 through the Warrant Officer Candidate School, Fort Rucker, AL. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree and his military education includes the Warrant Officer Senior Staff Course.
CW5 Wheeler’s assignments include Special Agent/Drug Suppression Team Chief, 86th Military Police Det (CID), Fort Benning, GA; Assistant Special Agent in Charge, 102d Military Police Det (CID), Schofield Barracks, HI; Special Agent, US Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, NC; Assistant Special Agent in Charge, 32nd Military Police Det (CID), Fort Bragg, NC; Detachment Commander, 12th Military Police Det (CID), Fort Eustis, VA; Special Agent in Charge, Camp Arifjan CID Office, Kuwait; Detachment Commander, 86th Military Police Det (CID), Fort Benning, GA; Battalion Operations Officer, Fort Benning CID Battalion, Fort Benning, GA; Special Agent, G3 Investigative Operations, HQ USACIDC, Quantico, VA; Battalion Operations Officer, 19th Military Police BN (CID), Schofield Barracks, HI and Group Operations Officer, 3D Military Police Group (CID), Hunter Army Airfield, GA.
CW5 Wheeler has deployed to the Gulf War (1990-1991), Operation Enduring Freedom (2004), Operation Iraqi Freedom (2007-2008), and Kuwait (2012-2013).
CW5 Wheeler’s awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal (with 1 Silver OLC), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal (with 4 OLC), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal (with 1 Silver and 1 OLC), Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal (with 1 Bronze Service Star), Iraqi Campaign Medal (with 2 Bronze Service Stars), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Multi National Forces and Observers Service Medal, Saudi Arabia/Kuwait Liberation Medal, Army Service Ribbon, and Overseas Service Ribbon. Additionally, he has the Meritorious Unit Commendation. His combat skill badges include the Air Assault Badge, German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge (Silver) and Military Police Regimental Association’s Order of the Marechaussee (Bronze).
The 5th Military Police Battalion (CID) is headquartered in Kleber Kaserne, Kaiserslautern Germany. The 5th MP Bn (CID) offices provide investigative support to Army interests and protective services to high risk personnel in Europe and Africa.
The Benelux CID Office provides support for Belgium and the Netherlands.
BENELUX CID Office
APO AE 09705-1439
Rue Lemnitzer, Bldg. 342
7010 SHAPE, Belgium
The 481st Military Police Detachment (CID) is headquartered at Wiesbaden, Germany. The Detachment provides felony criminal investigative support to U.S. Army Europe within the Wiesbaden and Baumholder Military Communities.
Wiesbaden CID Office
481st Military Police Detachment (CID)
Unit 24302 Box 18
APO AE 09005
Baumholder CID Office
481st MP Detachment (CID)
APO AE 09034
Gebaeude 8720, Aulenbacher Str.
COM from U.S.: 011-49-143-531-2810/2820
COM from Germany: 0611-143-531-2810/2820
The 515th Military Police Detachment (CID) is headquartered at Kaiserslautern, Germany. The Detachment provides felony criminal investigative support to U.S. Army Europe within the Kaiserslautern and Stuttgart Military Communities and Italy.
Kaiserslautern CID Office
515th MP Detachment (CID)
APO AE 09227
Bldg 3244 Kleber Kaserne, Kaiserslautern
Phone: +49 611-143-523-5004
Stuttgart CID Office
515th MP Detachment (CID)
APO AE 09107
DSN Fax: 314-430-2970
The 262nd Military Police Detachment (CID) is headquartered at Grafenwoehr, Germany. The Detachment provides felony criminal investigative support to U.S. Army Europe within the Grafenwoehr, Hohenfels and Ansbach Military Communities.
Grafenwoehr CID Office
262nd MP Detachment (CID)
APO AE 09114
Gettysburg Ave 540
Im Lager, Tower Barracks
COM from U.S.: 011-49-9641-70-569-2205/2210
COM from Germany: 09641-70-569-2205/2210
DSN: 314 569-2205
Hohenfels CID Office
APO AE 09173-0024
CID Office Hohenfels
COM from U.S.: 011-49-9641-70-522-2654
COM from Germany: 09641-70-522-2654
German Investigator Liaison: 011-49-9641-70-522-3366
Ansbach CID Office
APO AE 09177
Gebaude 5917-D Wing
DSN Fax: 314-467-2485
Protective Services Unit in Germany
The Protective Services Unit (PSU), 5th MP Battalion (CID) mission commands the PSDs supporting the Supreme Allied Command Europe (SACEUR), U.S. Africa Command (USAFRICOM), and the Surveillance Detection Team (SDT) in order to provide protective services oversight for HRP designated principals headquartered in the 5th MP BN (CID) area of operations. On order, provide additional PSD support for OSD, JCS, and DA designated HRP's traveling OCONUS.
The PSU AFRICOM Detail is responsible for protecting the AFRICOM Commander and visiting dignitaries. The PSU SACEUR Detail is responsible for protecting the SACEUR Commander and visiting dignitaries.
APO AE 09054
PSU AFRICOM Detail
APO AE 09107
PSU SACEUR Detail
APO AE 09705
Vicenza CID Office
515th Military Police Detachment (CID)
Unit 31401, Box 35
APO AE 09630
Eastern Europe CID Office
APO AE 09103
The 10th Military Police Battalion (CID) provides criminal investigative support to military commanders in both war and peace time environments. The 10th MP Bn (CID) remains one of CID's busiest and most deployed units.
The Soldiers of the 10th MP Bn (CID) have served in Operations Just Cause & Promote Liberty, Panama; Desert Shield/Desert Storm, Saudi Arabia/Iraq; Multi-National Observers Mission, Sinai; Uphold Democracy, Haiti; Hurricane Andrew, Florida; Operation Noble Eagle, U.S.A.; Operation Enduring Freedom, Kuwait/Afghanistan; and twice in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Kuwait/Iraq.
The Battalion provides investigative oversight to the military communities and surroundings areas of Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Fort Jackson, South Carolina; Fort Stewart, Georgia; Fort Gordon, Georgia and Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia.
Fort Stewart CID Office
30th Military Police Detachment (CID)
460 West Bultman Avenue
Fort Stewart, GA 31314-4914
Hunter Army Airfield CID Office
Bldg 100 Billy Mitchell Blvd
Hunter Army Airfield, GA 31409
Fort Gordon CID Office
32nd Military Police Detachment (CID)
321 Brainard Avenue, Building 33412
Fort Gordon, GA 30905-5670
Duty agent: 706-949-4829
Fort Bragg CID Office
87th MP Detachment (CID)
Building 8-1221 Randolph Street, Stop A
Fort Bragg, NC 28307-5000
37th Military Police Detachment (CID)
Building 5483 Marion Avenue
Fort Jackson, SC 29207-6045
The 502nd Military Police Battalion (CID) provides professional criminal investigative services to the United States Army within a 15 state geographical area of responsibility, ranging from northern Alabama and Mississippi, as well as portions of New York, to the Canadian border. On order, deploy individuals or detachments in support of contingency operations.
Redstone CID Office
502nd Military Police Battalion (CID)
Building 3623 Gray Road
Redstone Arsenal, AL 35898-7240
31st Military Police Detachment (CID)
2747 29th Street
Fort Campbell, KY 42223-5638
280th Military Police Detachment (CID)
18 Brandenburg Station Road, Bldg 2004
Fort Knox, KY 40121
Fort Leonard Wood CID Office
Building 650, 155 Virginia Street
Fort Leonard Wood, MO 65473
62nd Military Police Detachment (CID)
South Riva Ridge Loop
Fort Drum, NY 13602-5013
Fort McCoy CID Office
1681 West Eaton Road
Fort McCoy, WI 54656
The Benning CID Battalion "Crime Fighters" provides 24/7 felony criminal investigative support to local commanders, service members, and civilians within its assigned operational area. On order, the Benning CID Battalion deploys individual agents and task organized Criminal Investigative Units to locations worldwide to provide both protective security and felony investigative support.
The Battalion has eight subordinate units located at Fort Benning, Georgia; Fort Rucker, Alabama; Eglin Air Force Base, Florida; Lakeland, Florida; Miami, Florida; Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico; Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, and Fort Polk, Louisiana.
Among key supported Army units within the Battalion's area of responsibility are U.S. Central Command; U.S. Special Operations Command; U.S. Southern Command; U.S. Army South; Maneuver Center of Excellence; U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center; Joint Readiness Training Center, Joint Forces Training Center, U.S. Army Aviation Center; Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation; and 75th Ranger Regiment. The Benning CID Battalion supports commanders by conducting felony criminal investigations in support of victims, unit readiness and installation quality of life.
71st Military Police Detachment (CID)
Bldg 5430, Raider Ave
Fort Rucker, AL 36362
Eglin CID Office
101 Chinquapin Drive, Bldg 2398
Eglin Air Force Base FL 32542
Lakeland CID Office
905 N Ingraham Ave
Lakeland, FL 33801
9301 NW 33rd Street
Doral, FL 33172
86th Military Police Detachment (CID)
Fort Benning CID Office
7235 Gillespie Street
Fort Benning, GA 31905
Honduras CID Office
Benning CID Battalion, 3rd MP Group
Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras
BB: (from U.S.) 011-504-9450-3695
DSN: (312) 449-4275
90th Military Police Detachment (CID)
Building 3220 Georgia Avenue
Fort Polk, LA 71459
Puerto Rico CID Office
Building 202 Whitney Street
Fort Buchanan, PR 00934
The Washington CID Battalion conducts felony criminal investigations, criminal intelligence operations, and investigative support program integration in support of U.S. Army Commanders within a thirteen state operational area and the District of Columbia. On order deploys an MP Detachment (CID) or agents to support unified land operations.
The Battalion has ten subordinate units located at West Point, New York; Fort Hamilton, New York; Joint Base Dix-Maguire-Lakehurst, New Jersey; Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania; Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland; Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Virginia; Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Fort Lee, Virginia and Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.
The Washington CID Battalion executes felony investigations, criminal intelligence, logistical security and forensics support throughout the 13 northeastern United States encompassing 22% of the U.S. population in support of Army interests. The battalion supports Army and Joint Force Commanders key organizations/institutions including HQs Department of the Army, Military District of Washington/Joint Forces HQs - National Capital Region, U.S. Military Academy, six of the seven Senior Service Colleges, TRADOC HQs, CASCOM, Walter Reed Medical Center and more than 12 Army Garrisons. The battalion's special agents also partner with local, state, federal and joint law enforcement agencies.
68th Military Police Detachment (CID)
855 Chisholm Avenue Suite 5345
Fort Meade, MD 20755-5345
Aberdeen Proving Ground CID Office
4505A Springfield Street
Aberdeen Proving Grounds, MD 21005-5001
Fort Dix CID Office
Building 5165B, Maryland Avenue
Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, NJ 08640
Fort Hamilton CID Office
406 General Lee Avenue
Fort Hamilton, NY 11252-7500
West Point CID Office
616 Swift Road
West Point, NY 10996-1584
Carlisle Barracks CID Office
303 Engineer Avenue
Carlisle, PA 17013
12th Military Police Detachment (CID)
Fort Lee CID Office
Building 11109 A. Avenue
Fort Lee, VA 23801-1702
Fort Eustis CID Office
12th MP Detachment (CID)
Building 1499 Washington Blvd
Fort Eustis, VA 23604-5534
75th Military Police Detachment (CID)
6104 3rd Street
Fort Belvoir, VA 22060
Fax: 703- 806-3800
Fort Myer CID Office
105 Fenton Circle, Building 305
Fort Myer, VA 22211