Military Police
The Retired Military Police Officers Association.  The Retired Military Police Officers Association (RMPOA) is an informal group of retired military police officers, warrant officers, and their spouses.   The RMPOA maintains a roster, publishes a periodic newsletter, and has an annual reunion.  There are no dues, elected officers, or bylaws.  Operating costs are covered solely by individual donations. A comprehensive overview of the RMPOA was provided by Colonel Pat Lowrey in a briefing for 2008 Reunion attendees.  The briefing is entitled “Bridging Generations, The Retired Military Police Officers (RMPO)"  and it may be read by clicking here.

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Special Interest Items. This page contains recent items of interest to the RMPOA community.  (If you would like to be notified whenever the Special Interest Page is updated, send an e-mail to and ask to be added to the Special Interest Update E-Mail List.)  Current items include:

With greatest sadness, TRMPOA must announce the death of COL Patrick R. (Pat) Lowrey.  HIs obituary may be seen by clicking HERE.  Sincerest sympathies are extended to the family of COL Lowrey.

TRMPOA must sadly report the death of CW4 Stephen W. Gaunt.  Click HERE to see his obituary.  The thoughts and prayers of RMPOA members go out to the family of CW4 Gaunt.

With regret, the death of LTC Jacob C. Quickel must be reported.  His obituary may be seen by clicking HERE.  TRMPOA members send their sympathies to the familiy of LTC Quickel.

With sadness, TRMPOA has learned of the death of COL Karl E. Nestler.  His obituary may be seen by clicking HERE.  The thoughts and prayers of TRMPOA members are with the family of COL Nestler.

With great regret, the deaths of the following must be reported:

CW3  Robert E. Hutchinson
CW3 David A. Balfour III
Mrs. William R. "Pearl" Dixson

Their obituaries may be seen by clicking HERE.  TRMPOA members send their
sincerest sympathies to the families of CW3 Hutchinson, CW 3 Balfour, and Mrs Hutchinson.

If you have an item or photo you would like to share with the RMPOA Family on the Special Interest Page, please email it to

Annual Reunion. Every year, since 1976, a group of retired military police officers has gathered to celebrate the anniversary of the Military Police Corps.  To see the reunion history and photos from past reunions, go to Reunion History.  COL Don Greenwald and COL John Mumma are the RMPOA Reunion Coordinators for the selection of reunion sites in upcoming years.   Don and John would like to hear from you as soon as possible if you wish to host a RMPOA Reunion so that they can be of assistance and guidance. Don's e-mail address is: John's e-mail address

2015 Reunion.  The 2015 RMPOA Reunion will be held at Big Sky Resort, Montana 17-21 September 2015.

2016 Reunion.  The 2016 RMPOA Reunion will be at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri to coincide with the 75th anniversary of the US Army Military Police Corps.

Taps:  A listing of those members of the RMPOA family who have died since the last reunion.

Historical Photos.  A historical RMPOA family album. Check it out and then send in past photos of yourself or other members of our RMPO family.

Employment Opportunities.  This page contains employment opportunities which have been passed to the RMPOA community.

The Administrative Office of the Courts, State of Maryland, has announced job openings which may be of interest to former Military Police personnel.  Click the section heading to see the job descriptions.

If you are aware of opportunites that would be of interest to Retired MP Officers, please send a notice to so it can be added to our web site.

Links:  Useful and Fun Links for the RMPOA Community.

Military Police Regimental Walkway.  This is an opportunity to celebrate your service to the MP Corps Regiment, or that of a loved one or fallen comrade. This page provides the artist rendition of the proposed walkway and a link to the purchase form.

Regimental Hall of Fame.  A listing of retired MP officers who are in the Military Police Regiment Hall of Fame.  This page also has a link to those retired MP officers who are in an OCS Hall of Fame; a listing of those in the USACIDC Hall of Fame; and a copy of the USA Military Police Corps Regimental Regulation 870-1, Military Police Corps Regimental Hall of Fame.

New MP Regimental Hall of Fame Regulation. In September 2011, the USAMPS Regulation for the Hall of Fame was revised.  BG David Phillips, USAMPS Commandant, asked three members of the MP Regimental Hall of Fame to sit on a Select Committee to review the revision of the USAMPS regulation governing the MP Regimental Hall of Fame.  The Select Committee included BG (Ret) Steve Curry, COL (Ret) Pat Lowrey, and CSM (Ret) Don Thomas.  An article by Pat Lowrey which provides an overview of the new regulatory changes and a copy of the new nomination regulation may be seen by clicking HERE.

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Privacy:   For privacy reasons, we do not routinely place email addresses, mailing addresses, or telephone numbers on this web site. Any addresses that appear on the site are either at the individual’s request or with their permission.Those wanting to share their email address can do so by signing the Guest Book.

This site is to serve the retired MP officers community.  Suggestions on content, topics or features you would like added are welcome and should be sent to LTC (Ret) Merv McConnel at
The Roster. The RMPOA Roster is the formal list of retired Military Police officers and warrant officers.  There are presently over 1700 individuals on the roster.  The roster is used to generate the mailing lists for the RMPOA Digest and the annual reunion. For information on how to add your name to the roster and how to obtain a copy, go to the Roster page.  Check the Roster page for a complete listing of those currently on the roster. 

In an effort to keep costs down for the roster, the RMPOA roster requests will be fulfilled at the end of each month. The payment checks will also be deposited at the same time. The roster will be up to date as of the revision date shown on the roster.
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The Digest.  The RMPOA Digest is a newsletter published for retired MP officers, warrant officers, and their spouses. The Digest is distributed free of charge to all those on the roster. 
Go to the Digest Page for information on how to help assist keeping the Digest free.