472nd MP Company Receives New Commander

FAIRBANKS- The 472nd Military Police has a new commander who will lead the company to the Pacific Theater. In a ceremony on Fort Wainwright, Captain Michael Robey accepted the task and says the company is a very strong team. Outgoing Commander, Captain Kimberly DeFiori, says she was proud to serve the company and the soldiers are ready for the mission. About two- thirds of the company have already deployed to Guam, the rest will leave in several days.  Their mission is to support Task Force Talon that deployed after North Korea made threats regarding nuclear weapons. The deployment will last between 90 days and 6 months.