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Minnesota National Guard
Company C, 834th Aviation Support Battalion

Charlie Company
Unit Information
The 834th Aviation Support Battalion (ASB) is an Army National Guard battalion headquartered in St. Paul that provides logistics, transportation, medical, maintenance and communications support for the 34th Combat Aviation Brigade. The Soldiers of the 834th ASB support the systems that enable UH-60 Black Hawk and CH-47 Chinook helicopters to perform their missions.

Forty Soldiers from B and C Company, 834th Aviation Support Battalion, will deploy in June for a seven-month mobilization in support of Operation Spartan Shield. The Soldiers will be headquartered at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, and will conduct aviation, mechanical and communication support operations to augment the 185thTheatre Aviation Brigade, with the Mississippi Army National Guard, currently operating in Kuwait.

To view a fact sheet about the deployment, click here.

Community Connections
Unit Address: 3050 Hwy 316 South, Hastings, MN 55033
Unit Telephone:651.268.8301
Recruiter Telephone: 651.437.7616


Unit Patch  Unit Crest
Minnesota National Guard Leadership

Minnesota Adjutant General Maj. Gen.
Jon A. Jensen
Generally Speaking
Senior Enlisted Advisor
Command Sgt. Maj. Douglas Wortham
On Center Ice
Unit Command Structure

Joint Force Headquarters
- 34th Infantry Division
-- 34th Combat Aviation Brigade
--- 834th Aviation Support Battalion
---- C Co., 834th Aviation Support Battalion

Unit Leadership

Commander  1SG
Capt. Chris Grupe
C, 834ASB
1st Sgt. Shane Hudella
1st Sgt.
C, 834ASB
Specialized Equipment

Occupational Specialties

15D, Aircraft Powertrain Repairer
15T, UH-60 Helicopter Repairer
25B, Information Systems Operator / Analyst
Unit Links

Family Readiness Group

Task Force 34, OIF 08-10 website

Aviation Careers
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Unit Friends and Family

C Co., 834 ASB In The News
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Come home soon, come home safely
8 May, 2008

Sunday ceremony for Hastings-based National Guard unit is unique
1 May, 2008

Hastings-based National Guard unit called back to Iraq
21 April, 2008

Unit Articles

Quick reaction force training at Camp Ripley
Written by 1st Lt. Kenneth Toole, 11/9/11

Army aviator's career transitions with ceremonial last flight

Aviation Soldiers break from training to support disabled children

834th Aviation Support Battalion vehicle recovery section trains to success

Aviation Soldiers host Salvation Army Toy Shop

Aviators are Minnesota Guard Quick Reaction Force

Aviation Brigade Soldiers give back to community in Brainerd

834th ASB receives new leadership


A Co. 834th ASB trains for QRF certification
14 Nov., 2009

HSC 834th ASB Soldiers Participate In Twin Cities Marathon
4 Oct., 2009

834th ASB is awarded the MUC
20 Sep., 2009

Farewell ceremony for C Co., 834th Aviation Support Battalion
4 May, 2008