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Horse Platoon 287th Military Police Company (Separate)

The platoon was formed in October 1945 with men and horses from the 78th Cavalry Reconaissance Troop, 78th Infantry Division. The horses were seized from a Hungarian Cavalry unit that was captured by US forces in Meckelnburg on April 1st 1945. The unit was designed to serve as an honor guard, escort platoon, and as a ceremonial element at reviews and other military events.

The Horse Platoon was retired on Mar. 31st, 1958.