History
Minnesota National Guard
55th Civil Support Team

Unit Information

Civil Support Teams perform duties in support of emergency preparedness programs to prepare for or respond to emergencies involving the use or threatened use of a Weapon of Mass Destruction, a terrorist attack or threatened terrorist attack that results in or could result in catastrophic loss of life or property, the intentional or unintentional release of nuclear, biological, radiological or toxic or poisonous chemicals that result in or could result in catastrophic loss of life or property, or a natural or manmade disaster that results in or could result in catastrophic loss of life or property.





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Community Connections

Unit Address:
612 Militia Drive
St. Paul, MN 55111

55CST

Requests for CST Support must go through the Minnesota Duty Officer at 651-649-5451 or 1-800-422-0798.

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Minnesota National Guard Leadership

TAG CSM
Minnesota Adjutant General Maj. Gen.
Richard C. Nash
Generally Speaking
Senior Enlisted Advisor
Command Sgt. Maj. Cynthia Kallberg
CSM's Corner
Unit Command Structure

Joint Force Headquarters
- 84th Troop Command
-- 55th Civil Support Team

Unit Leadership

Command Staff

Commander 1SG
Lt. Col.
Robb Mattila

Commander
55th CST
Biography.pdf
1st Sgt. Matthew Pease
1SG
55th CST
Biography.pdf
Major Unit Equipment

Analytical Laboratory System

Unified Command Suite

ADVON Suburban

Cold Weather Technical Decontamination Trailer

Full spectrum CBRN detection and identification suite

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Unit Occupational Specialties

74D-Administrative Chemical Operations Specialist

92Y-Unit Supply Specialist

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Unit Links

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Unit Articles

Civil Support Team Opens Doors to First Responders
11/27/2012

55th Civil Support Team Open House
11/19/2012

55th Civil Support Team participates in multi-organization maritime response training
10/18/2012

Minnesota National Guards 55th Civil Support Team trains with agencies aboard U.S. Coast Guard vessel
10/17/2012

Guard Hazardous Materials team trains with Fire Department
06/28/2012

Civil Support Team trains with first responders
Written by Master Sgt. Rich Kemp,
11/17/2011

55th CST Change of Command
Written by Sgt. Johnny Angelo, 6/3/11

Army North trains, assists Minnesota's 55th CST
09/01/2010

55th Civil Support Team Open House
Written by Lt. Col. Ruth Anderson, 10/27/07

Getting to know you, just in case: Law enforcement and emergency responders converge at UMC for first-of-its kind exercise
10/26/06
 
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