Minnesota National Guard
1st Battalion, 125th Field Artillery

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Unit Information

The 1st Battalion, 125th Field Artillery (1-125 FA) is a Minnesota Army National Guard Battalion headquartered in New Ulm. The 1-125 FA provides the 1st Brigade Combat Team of the 34th Infantry Division (1/34th BCT) with a trained and ready combat force; additionally, the 1-125 FA is prepared to support the State of Minnesota with troops capable of assisting in a disaster. There are three major units in the 1-125 FA: Headquarters and Headquarters Battery in New Ulm; A Battery in Pipestone and Luverne; B Battery in Jackson; C Battery in Fairmont and F Company in St. Peter and St. James.

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Unit Address: 205 N Broadway St, New Ulm MN 56073
Unit Telephone: 507.233.7802
Recruiter Telephone: 507.233.7803

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Minnesota National Guard Leadership

Minnesota Adjutant General Maj. Gen.
Richard C. Nash
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Senior Enlisted Advisor
Command Sgt. Maj. Douglas Wortham
On Center Ice
Unit Command Structure

Joint Force Headquarters

- 34th Infantry Division

- - 1/34th Brigade Combat Team
- - - 1-125 Field Artillery Battalion
- - - - HQ & Headquarters Battery
- - - - A Battery
- - - - B Battery
- - - - C Battery
- - - - F Co., 134 BSB

Unit Leadership

Commander  CSM
Maj. Christopher Ward
1-125 FA
Command Sgt. Maj. Stephen Whitehead
1-125 FA
Major Unit Equipment

M109 Paladin

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Unit Occupational Specialties

13B, Cannon Crewmember

13F, Fire Support Specialist

13D, Field Artillery Automated Tactical Data Systems Specialist

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Unit Links

1-125 Unit History

34th Infantry Division Association

34th ID Family Support

Sgt. Kyle R. Miller

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The official command information publication of the 1/34th Brigade Combat Team.

Unit Articles

Camp Ripley Court of Honor inducts three

Minnesota National Guard welcomes UK exchange

Minnesota Soldiers compete for spot on Combatives Team

Team MN Places Sixth at All-Army Combatives Tournament

Female competitor trains for All Army combatives tournament

Chilly weather doesn't hamper warm welcome for returning soldiers

NorthStar GUARD Online: May 3, 2009
Meritorious Unit Commendation Award Presented to 1-125 FA

PHOTO GALLERY: July 23, 2007
Reunion, Fairmont

NorthStar GUARD Online: April 4, 2007
Minnesota National Guard Improves Roadways in Iraq

NorthStar GUARD Online: January 12, 2007
Change of Command in New Ulm

PHOTO GALLERY: August 3, 2006
In Iraq with the 1-125 FA

PODCAST: August 3, 2006
In Iraq with the 1-125 FA - Command Sgt. Maj. Behrends

DESERT BULLS: June 6, 2006
Medics Train Iraqi Police