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Minnesota National Guard
147th Personnel Services Battalion

Solders of the 147th Personnel Services Battlaion load mail onto a Chinook Helicopter at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. The mail will be flown to outlying Forward Operating Bases. Community, friends and family of the 147th Personnel Services Battalion gathered for a Welcome Home Ceremony following the unit's return from over 12 months of active duty deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom on Feb. 13th at the Roseville Armory in Roseville, Minn. 32 Soldiers from the Roseville based 147th Personnel Services Battalion managed Joint Personnel Reception Centers, Soldier Support Centers and Army Post Offices in Afghanistan and provided Human Resource support to 14 Forward Operating Bases in the countries of Afghanistan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan and Qatar. Such personnel service support missions included: the responsibility to provide briefings to service members arriving to and departing from operational areas, the maintaining of their records, the production of identification cards, the updating Soldier's family information, the tracking of all incoming and outgoing Soldiers and civilians in operational areas.
Unit Information

The 147th Personnel Services Battalion (147th PSB) is an Army National Guard Headquarters headquartered in Roseville. Soldiers of the 147th Personnel Services Battalion are responsible for managing Army Human Resources, Administrative, and Postal units. When called to federal service, the 147th PSB is augmented with Active Army, Army Guard, and Army Reserve Personnel Service and Postal units. Additionally, the 147th PSB is prepared to support the State of Minnesota with troops capable of assisting in a disaster.

In 2009 the 147PSB was reflagged as the 147th Human Resources Company.
Community Connections

Unit Address: 211 N McCarrons Blvd, Roseville MN 55113
Unit Telephone: 651.281.3831
Recruiter Telephone: 651.775.9449 or 320.693.7536

Roseville armory

Unit Patch  Unit Crest
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

-347th Regional Support Group

--147th Personnel Services Battalion

Unit Leadership

Commander  1SG
CPT Name
147 PSB
1SG Name
147 PSB
Major Unit Equipment

M16 Rifle

M9 Pistol

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

42A, Human Resources Specialist

42L, Administrative Specialist

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

147th Personnel Services Battalion History
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Unit Friends and Family

Unit Articles

New Commander at 147th

147th Personnel Services Battalion recognized for contribution to Operation Enduring Freedom

147th Personnel Services Battalion Initial Reunion

Minnesota Twins Military Appreciation Day

Governor Pawlenty Meets Troops in Afghanistan

147th PSB deployment ceremony

More Minnesota troops headed to Afghanistan