105th Military Police Company sendoff
Soldiers for the 105th Military Police Company, New York Army Guard received a standing ovation as they entered the hangar for sendoff ceremony. More than 115 Soldiers have been training for more than a year in preparation for a yearlong deployment as a Police Transition Team to Iraq. According to the 105th MP Company Commander Capt. John Vanlaningham the Soldiers are ready to deploy, highly motivated and ready to get the mission done. While in theatre the Soldiers will conduct a variety of missions such as training Iraqi police forces, escorting convoys and dignitary security. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Peter Dean)

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