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Minnesota National Guard
Headquarters and Support Company, 834th Aviation Support Battalion

Unit Information

The 834th Aviation Support Battalion headquarters is an Army National Guard company headquartered in St. Paul that provides administrative support for the 34th Combat Aviation Brigade.

The Soldiers of the 834th ASB headquarters support the systems that enable UH-60 Black Hawk and CH-47 Chinook helicopters to perform their missions.

Community Connections

Unit Address: 4761 Hamline Ave N, Arden Hills, Minn. 55112
Unit Telephone: (651) 282-4087
Recruiter Telephone: (651) 296-5736

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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

---- HSC, 834th Aviation Support Battalion

Unit Leadership

Commander  1SG
CPT Ryan Fargen
834 HSC
SFC Patrick Rach
834 HSC
Major Unit Equipment


M9 Pistol

M16 Rifle

See the list of major equipment used by the Minnesota National Guard.
Occupational Specialties

15D, Aircraft Powertrain Repairer

15T, UH-60 Helicopter Repairer

25B, Information Systems Operator / Analyst

See the complete list of specialties in the Minnesota National Guard.
Unit Links

Unit History

Iraq and Back blog

Missing Lois blog

Three Times is a Charm blog

Task Force 34, OIF 08-10 website

Aviation Careers
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Unit Friends and Family

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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