200th Military Police Company deploy to the U.S. Virgin Islands
Nearly 100 members of the 200th Military Police Company, Maryland Army National Guard deploy to the U.S. Virgin Islands from Catonsville, Md., Oct. 23, 2017. The unit is deploying up to 30 days to provide additional security to the U.S. Virgin Islands as a result of hurricane Irma. They is replacing a Kentucky National Guard Military Police unit.
The state of Maryland is providing this support in accordance with the Emergency Management Assistance Compact. EMAC is a national mutual aid and partnership agreement that allows state-to-state assistance during governor- or federally-declared state of emergencies.