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Minnesota National Guard
347th Regional Support Group

More than 140 soldiers of the Minnesota National Guard's 114th Transportation Company mark the beginning of their yearlong deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom during a departure ceremony in Chisholm in October. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Benjamin Houtkooper)
Unit Information

The 347th Regional Support Group (RSG) is an Army National Guard brigade headquartered in Roseville that is capable of providing trained and ready combat forces. Additionally, the 347th RSG is prepared to support the State of Minnesota with troops capable of assisting in a disaster.

The mission of the 347th Regional Support Group is to deploy and provide contingency and expeditionary base operations, with responsibilities for managing facilities, providing administrative and logistical support for troop services and ensuring the security of personnel and facilities on a base camp. The unit provides command and control of assigned units during homeland security, homeland defense and other civil support missions within the U.S. including managing the reception, staging, onward movement and integration of supporting forces.

2013 Accomplishments

The Roseville-based 147th Financial Management Detachment returned in July from a yearlong deployment to Afghanistan. The unit executed 170 Financial Management Support Team missions to 26 austere locations in Regional Command East. The 147th Human Resources Company, also based in Roseville, continued to reset from its deployment to Afghanistan in 2012 where they managed personnel accountability operations throughout Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan and Afghanistan while conducting postal operations at 19 locations throughout Afghanistan. In October, the Chisholm-based 114th Transportation Company departed for a deployment to Afghanistan to assist in the drawdown of forces.

The Regional Support Group continued to train and demonstrate its capacity as the logistical support leader in the Minnesota National Guard in 2013. The unit achieved a milestone in the history of the Minnesota National Guard as Col. Johanna Clyborne became the first female commander of a Minnesota Army National Guard major subordinate command.

2014 Objectives

The 347th Regional Support Group will continue to support global operations through unit deployments and stateside readiness activities. The 114th Transportation Company will carry out critical mission operations in Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. In order to ensure the brigade and subordinate companies are prepared to respond to the needs of the nation and the state, the entire brigade will participate in externally validated exercises. The strengthening and focus on family readiness group efforts and Beyond the Yellow Ribbon continues to be a priority for the Regional Support Group in the upcoming year. The 347th will host the Minnesota National Guard's 2014 observance of Women's Equality Day.

Community Connections

Unit Address: 211 N. McCarrons Blvd, Roseville MN 55113
Building Manager: 651-268-8087
Building Rental: 651-268-8096
Recruiter: 651-775-7224
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Minnesota National Guard Leadership

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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
- 347th Regional Support Group

Unit Leadership

Commander 1SG
Col. Johanna P. Clyborne
Commander
347 RSG
Biography.pdf
Command Sgt. Maj. Erik Arne
CSM
347 RSG
Biography.pdf
Major Unit Equipment

M16 Rifle
M9 Pistol

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

42L-Administrative Specialist
92Y-Unit Supply Specialist

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

Afghanistan Update: 114th Transportation Company [AUDIO]
03/13/2014

Minnesota National Guard female leaders speak about helping military families, working and raising children
12/02/2013

Local soldiers about to deploy
10/11/2013

Departure ceremony scheduled Saturday for 25 Minnesota National Guard soldiers
08/23/2012

Regional Support Group trains as Forward Operating Base
06/11/2012

Awards pile up for local female guard member
05/07/2012

Long history in artillery ends as Olivia Armory reorganizes as part of Roseville-based regional support group
12/19/2011


347th Regional Support Group, Golden Coyote 2009
Written by SPC Beth Kocian, 7/9/09

347th PSD to be honored in Freedom Salute
17 Oct., 2008


Third Group, 347th Personnel Services Detachment returns
7 July, 2008


347th PSD Chalk 2 returns
17 June, 2008


347th PSD returns from Kuwait
6 June, 2008

147th PSB Deployment to Afghanistan - 1/4/07-present
3 Jan., 2007


34th DISCOM deactivated and 347th Support Group activated

12/2/06

Streets of Honor photo gallery

9/16/06

147th Finance Podcast
7/31/06

34th MP Podcast
7/31/06

257th MP
7/31/06

204th ASMC Podcast
7/31/06

147th PSB Podcast
7/31/06

 
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