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Minnesota National Guard
682nd Engineer Battalion




More than 150 Soldiers from the Minnesota National Guard's 682nd Engineer Battalion gathered in Willmar for a send-off ceremony prior to deploying to Kuwait in support of Operation Spartan Shield, October 8, 2015. The 682nd will manage engineer sustainment operations throughout the Middle East.
(U.S. Army National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Blair Heusdens)
Unit Information

The 682nd Engineer Battalion (682nd EN) is a Minnesota Army National Guard Battalion headquartered in St. Cloud, Minn.

The 682nd EN provides combatant commanders with a trained and ready combat force; additionally, the 682nd EN is prepared to support the State of Minnesota with troops capable of responding to a disaster.


There are five major units in the 682nd EN: Headquarters and Headquarters Company in St Cloud; Forward Support Company in Willmar; 434th Chemical Company in Hastings and Red Wing; 850th Horizontal Engineer Company in Cambridge; and the 851st Vertical Engineer Company at Camp Ripley.



Community Connections

Unit Address: 1710 Veterans Drive St Cloud, MN 56303-3333
Unit Telephone: 320.231.6080
Recruiter Telephone: 320.231.6618


Unit Patch  Unit Crest
Minnesota National Guard Leadership

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

Joint Force Headquarters

- 84th Troop Command

- - 682nd Engineer Battalion

Unit Leadership

Commander  CSM
Maj.
Martin Leppert

Commander
682 Eng.
CSM
Shannon Froiland

CSM, 682 Eng.
Major Unit Equipment

HMMWV

M9 Pistol

M16 Rifle

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

12B, Combat Engineer

12N, Horizontal Construction Engineer

12W, Carpentry and Masonry Specialist

74D, Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Specialist

91B, Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic


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

Military, Civilian Response Agencies Train for Super Bowl 2018
01/12/2017

Willmar-based National Guardsmen to return home Saturday
08/25/2016

682nd Engineer Battalion receives community send-off
10/09/2015

Willmar National Guard Unit Set To Deploy
10/05/2015

682nd Soldiers, families enjoy picnic prior to deployment
09/21/2015

Vigilant Guard Improves Civilian, Guard Emergency Responsiveness
08/27/2015

Chainsaw diplomacy: MN National Guard helps restore Croatian community center
07/10/2015

Crookston native serves in Croatia with the Minnesota National Guard
07/09/2015

Supplying the Mission
07/09/2015

Princeton native serves in Croatia with the Minnesota National Guard
07/09/2015

Roseville native, mother of three serves in Croatia with the Minnesota National Guard
07/09/2015

Hmong Soldier from East St. Paul Serves in Croatia
07/09/2015

Minnesota and Croatian soldiers finish repair work in flood-impacted Croatian village
07/09/2015

St. Cloud native serves in Croatia with the Minnesota National Guard
07/09/2015

Pierz native serves in Croatia with Minnesota National Guard
07/06/2015

Monticello Soldier's motivation and work ethic drive her service in the Minnesota National Guard
07/06/2015

851st Vertical Engineer Company Raises the Roof
07/01/2015

Carpentry and Cooking Cultivates Creativity
06/26/2015

Minnesota Guardsman works with Croatians to help local village damaged by flooding
06/23/2015

Mountain Lake native uses military skills to help flood-impacted Croatians
06/22/2015

Good Question: How Does The National Guard Mobilize Locally?
04/29/2015

Minnesota National Guard assists with avian influenza response
04/29/2015

National Guard to Assist with Avian Influenza Response
04/26/2015

Lt. Tara Robertson - A Story of Service
03/27/2013

850th Horizontal Engineer Company headed to Afghanistan
03/18/2013

Minnesota Trains for Disasters
07/26/2012

Minn. Guard veterans get help in return to family life
05/14/2012

682nd Engineers conduct War Fighter exercise
08/18/2011

Engineers rebuild training facility
08/13/2011

Minnesota Guard engineers clean up Minot after flood
07/20/2011

Minnesota National Guard takes 4th at All Army Combatives Tournament
10/03/2010

New Commander for the 682nd Engineer Battalion
05/27/2010

Engineer Brigade Soldiers Receive Meritorious Unit Commendation
02/25/2009

40 Minnesota National Guard Troops to Deploy for 2 Weeks to Mexican Border
04/16/2008

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