CAMP DRAKE
PHOTO BY NEVIN R WILLIAMS
PHOTOGRAPHER UNKNOWN
PHOTOGRAPHER UNKNOWN
PHOTOS BY FRANK VIRCINIAK.
DAVE AMES AND ASA BILLETS PHOTO FRANK VIRGINIAK.
DAVE AMES, FRANK VIRGINIAK AND STITZMAN PHOTOGRAPHER UNKNOWN
ASAKA PHOTO FRANK VIRGINIAK
FRANK VIRGINIAK AND ASA BILLETS PHOTOGRAPHER UNKNOWN
MAYBE FRANK VIRGINIAK PHOTOGRAPHER UNKNOWN
CLOSED AND BLOCKED GATE TO CAMP DRAKE PHOTOGRAPHER UNKNOWN
THANKS TO THE 720TH MILITARY POLICE BATTALION FOR THE FOLLOWING PHOTOS
Main Gate of Camp Drake, Camp Tokyo Metropolitan Area, Japan. Standing duty in 1953 are CPL Melvin Strand (right) and unidentified partner, both of Charlie Company, 720th MP Battalion, Camp Tokyo, Army Forces Far East Command, with a member of the Camp Drake Japanese Security Guard Contingent. Courtesy of CPL Melvin P. Strand, C Company, 720th MP Battalion, Army Forces Far East Command, Japan, 1952-1953. Courtesy of CPL Melvin P. Strand, C Company, 720th MP Battalion, Army Forces Far East Command, Japan, 1952-1953.
 Unidentified MP of Charlie Company, 720th MP Battalion, Camp Tokyo, Army Forces Far East Command, and member Uof the Camp Drake Japanese Security Guard Contingent at the Main Gate of Camp Drake, Camp Tokyo, Japan in 1953. The unusual patch the MP is wearing is the U.S. Army “Japanese Logistics Command (JLC).” If you can identify this MP use this Email Link. Japan, 1952-1953.
CPL Melvin Strand of C Company, 720th MP Battalion, and his 1951 Chevrolet Patrol Car at Camp Drake, Tokyo, Occupied Japan in 1953.Courtesy of CPL Melvin P. Strand, C Company, 720th MP Battalion, Army Forces Far East Command, Occupied Japan, 1952-1953.
Three unidentified members of C Company, 720th MP Battalion at Camp Drake, Tokyo, Occupied Japan in 1953. If you can identify these MP's use this
Email Link. Courtesy of CPL Melvin P. Strand, C Company, 720th MP Battalion, Army Forces Far East Command, Occupied Japan, 1952-1953
CPL Melvin Strand of C Company, 720th MP Battalion, and member of the Japanese Constabulary at Camp Drake, Tokyo, Occupied Japan in 1953. Courtesy of CPL Melvin P. Strand, C Company, 720th MP Battalion, Army Forces Far East Command, Occupied Japan, 1952-1953.
CPL Melvin Strand of C Company, 720th MP Battalion, at one of the three R&R and Service Centers around Tokyo, Occupied Japan in 1953. Courtesy of CPL Melvin P. Strand, C Company, 720th MP Battalion, Army Forces Far East Command, Occupied Japan, 1952-1953.
CPL Melvin Strand of C Company, 720th MP Battalion, at the Mount Fuji Special Services Compound, Tokyo, Occupied Japan in 1953. Courtesy of CPL Melvin P. Strand, C Company, 720th MP Battalion, Army Forces Far East Command, Occupied Japan, 1952-1953.
CHREST OF THE 720TH MILITARY POLICE BATTALION
ARMED FORCES FAR EAST COMMAND PATCH
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MILLITARY POLICE COLLAR INSIGNIA OFFICER