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Minnesota National Guard
Battery C, 1st Battalion 151 Field Artillery Battalion

Charlie Battery falls in for formation at the Ortonville armory.
Unit Information

Charlie Battery of 1st Battalion, 151st Field Artillery (1-151 FA) is a Minnesota Army National Guard artillery unit located in Ortonville. C Battery 1-151 FA provides combatant commanders with a trained and ready force; additionally, C Battery 1-151 FA is prepared to support the State of Minnesota with troops capable of assisting during a disaster.

In 2004 Charlie Battery deployed to Camp Travis Baghdad, Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
They deployed again in 2009 to Camp Buehring, Kuwait.

Community Connections

Unit Address: 309 Madison Ave., Ortonville, MN 56278
Unit Telephone: 320.839.3169
Recruiter Telephone: 1-800-GO-GUARD

Ortonville armory
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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

- 84th Troop Command

- - 1-151 Field Artillery

- - - - HQ & Headquarters Battery

- - - - Battery C

Unit Leadership

Commander 1SG
Capt. Brandon Fredrickson
C, 1-151 FA

1st Sgt. Christopher Swoboda
C, 1-151 FA

Major Unit Equipment

M777 Howitzer

High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled vehicle (HMMWWV)

AN/TPQ-37 Firefinder Radar

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

13B, Cannon Crewmember

13D, Field Artillery Automated Tactical Data Systems Specialist

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

1st Battalion, 151st Field Artillery Completes Mission in Iraq

151st troops near home stretch of deployment

1st Battalion, 151st Field Artillery Provides Teleconference Update on Iraq Deployment

Minnesota National Guard hosts first three Deployment Ceremonies for 1st Battalion, 151st Field Artillery