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Minnesota National Guard
2nd Battalion, 147th Assault Helicopter Battalion

A soldier with 2-147th Attack Helicopter Battalion trains on a SCAR weapon system at a range outside of Camp Buehring, Kuwait, on Aug. 22, 2014. The battalion is deployed to Camp Buehring in support of Operation Enduring Freedom-Kuwait. (Minnesota Army National Guard photo by Spc. Jess Nemec)
Unit Information

2nd Battalion, 147th Assault Helicopter (2-147 AHB) is an Army National Guard utility helicopter battalion headquartered in St. Paul that supports the 34th Infantry Division and the State of Minnesota by providing air lift, scouting, mobility, and support of civil authorities. The aviators of the 2-147 AHB fly the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter.

2-147 AHB has 6 subordinate units; A Company, D Company, and E Company at St Paul's Holman Field as well as B Company in the Kentucky National Guard, C Company in the Iowa National Guard.

To view a fact sheet about the unit's most recent deployment, click here.

Community Connections

Unit Address: 206 Airport Rd, St Paul MN 55107
Unit Telephone: (651)281-3479
Recruiter Telephone: (651)297-8762

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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

- 34th Infantry Division

- - 34th Combat Aviation Brigade
- - - 2-147 AHB
- - - - HQ & Headquarters Company
- - - - A Company
- - - - B Company, (Kentucky)
- - - - C Company, (Iowa)
- - - - D Company
- - - - E Company


Unit Leadership

Commander  CSM
Lt. Col.
Kevin O'Brien

Commander
2-147 AHB
CSM Todd Sudheimer
CSM
2-147 AHB
Major Unit Equipment

UH-60 Black Hawk

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

15B, Aircraft Powerplant Repairer

15D, Aircraft Powertrain Repairer

15P, Aviation Operations Specialist


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

Unit Links

34th Infantry Division Association

12th Combat Aviation Brigade

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Unit Articles

Minnesota Aviators complete successful eXportable Combat Training Capability exercise
06/20/2017

2-147th AHB Begins XCTC Training Exercise
06/06/2017

Minnesota Guard Aviators Welcomed Home
06/16/2015

34th Combat Aviation Brigade welcome home ceremony
06/11/2015

34th Combat Aviation Brigade soldiers coming home
04/24/2015

34th Combat Aviation Brigade soldiers coming home
04/23/2015

American, Kuwaiti aviation work toward partnership
10/10/2014

Brothers in aviation deploy together
07/22/2014

Steak send-off for deploying troops
05/23/2014

Deploying Soldiers and families honored with steak lunch
05/19/2014

Midwest Guardsmen compete for regional title
05/16/2014

34th Combat Aviation Brigade gears up for year-long deployment
05/02/2014

220 Minnesota National Guard Soldiers to Deploy to Kuwait
04/30/2014

Guard Sees Savings, Ready Force from Flight Simulators
03/26/2014

Army Food Service Personnel Train to Taste at Camp Ripley
02/26/2014

Military spouse and volunteer receives national award
07/23/2013

Minnesota aviator setting the conditions for success for his children
06/14/2013

Aspiring pilot gets first-hand look at military aviation
04/26/2013

Operational Success Through Resilience
10/10/2012

Decade of change transforms Red Bulls
08/25/2012

Guard Aviators return to Children's Hospital
06/08/2012

Military affairs beat: VIPs get a lift from St. Paul-based unit
06/06/2012

Female competitor trains for All Army combatives tournament
05/29/2012

Kids at work today share lots at school tomorrow
04/26/2012

Minnesota Dominates Guard Combatives Tournament
03/18/2012

Minnesota Guard combatives team excels at Army-wide championship
07/23/2011

Minnesota National Guard battles Pagami Creek wildfire
9/20/2011

2-147 Soldiers bring Minnesota Nice to Iraq
4 Feb., 2008

TAG and State Command Sergeant Major visit 2-147 in Iraq
8 Jan., 2008

2-147th Vietnam veteran provides experience and perspective to Task Force XII
19 Nov., 2007

2-147th Soldiers, Families take part in NFL game
18 Nov., 2007

2-147th Father and Son pilots work together in Iraq
10 Oct., 2007

2-147th Assault Helicopter Battalion leaves with powerful display
April 12, 2007

Lt. Col. Thingvold takes command of 2-147 Assault Helicopter Battalion

22 Aug., 2006
 
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