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Minnesota National Guard
134th Brigade Support Battalion


Soldiers with the 2nd Combined Arms Battalion, 136th Infantry Regiment, and C Co., 134th Brigade Support Battalion, evacuate a casualty during a mass casualty exercise at Camp Ripley Training Center on June 9, 2015. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Linsey Williams)
Unit Information

The 134th Brigade Support Battalion is a Minnesota Army National Guard battalion headquartered at Camp Ripley, providing logistical and health care sustainment to the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division34th Infantry Division.

In 2015 the 134 BSB deployed to support the state's avian influenza response working with local authorities by conducting water support missions to help contain the outbreak.

Additionally, the 134 BSB provided logistical and health care sustainment to the 1/34 ABCT. This was highlighted during the 2015 eXportable Combat Training Capability exercise at Camp Ripley Training Center. The battalion successfully provided uninterrupted sustainment operations including supply distribution, field maintenance, and medical support while validating perimeter defense, mass casualty, tactical convoy, relocation, and vehicle recovery.

There are nine major units in the 134 BSB: Headquarters and Headquarters Company at Camp Ripley Training Center, A Company in Brooklyn Park, B Company at CRTC, C Company in Cottage Grove, D Company 1-94 FSC in Duluth, E Company 334 BEB FSC in Inver Grove Heights, F Company 1-125 FSC in St. James and St. Peter, G Company 1-194 FSC at CRTC and H Company 2-136 FSC BSB at CRTC.

The 134 BSB motto is "First to Support.""

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Unit Address: Camp Ripley
15000 Hwy 115, Little Falls, MN 56345
Unit Telephone: 320.616.3100
Recruiter Telephone: 320.616.3016


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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
- 34th Infantry Division
- - 1/34th Brigade Combat Team
- 134th Brigade Support Battalion

Unit Leadership

Commander  CSM
Lt. Col. Joe Sharkey
134 BSB
Command Sgt. Maj. Christian Hudson
134 BSB
Major Unit Equipment

Bradley Fighting Vehicle
Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles
See the list of major equipment used by the Minnesota National Guard.
Unit Occupational Specialties

88M, Motor Transport Operator
92A, Automated Logistical Spec.
92F, Petroleum Supply Specialist
See the complete list of specialties in the Minnesota National Guard.
Unit Links

34th Infantry Division Association

34th ID Family Support

Sgt. Maj. Michael C. Mettille

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Unit Articles

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Red Bull Soldier gains US citizenship

Cooks Get Fired Up for Competition Comeback

Good Question: How Does The National Guard Mobilize Locally?

Minnesota National Guard assists with avian influenza response

National Guard to Assist with Avian Influenza Response

Minnesota Soldiers compete for spot on Combatives Team

Welcome home plans forming

Minnesota Guard combatives team excels at Army-wide championship

Minnesota National Guard takes 4th at All Army Combatives Tournament

Guard Members and Volunteers Battle Rising Red River Together

Guard stays flexible, continues to support flood effort

New Commander for the 134th BSB

PHOTO GALLERY: April 6, 2009
Twins Home Opener

PHOTO GALLERY: July 26, 2007
E Co. 134 BSB Returns Home

PHOTO GALLERY: July 19, 2007
HHC 134 BSB Returns Home

PHOTO GALLERY: July 17, 2007
A Co Returns to Camp Ripley

MEDIA ADVISORY: July 11, 2007
Three More Minnesota Units Arrive at Ft. McCoy

PHOTO GALLERY: September 27, 2006
134th Brigade Support Battalion in Iraq

PODCAST: September 7, 2006
Command Sgt. Maj. Schilling, 134th BSB

NorthStar GUARD Online: May 2006
Minnesota Mechanics Keep Vehicles Rolling

A Mom on a Mission for Mother's Day

DESERT BULLS: March 28, 2006
Brother Reenlists Brother