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Minnesota National Guard
B Company, 334th Brigade Engineer Battalion

Soldiers from the Litchfield-based 849th Mobility Augmentation Company conduct route clearance operations as part of Task Force Dragoon while deployed to Afghanistan in December 2013.
The Litchfield-based B Company, 334th Brigade Engineer Battalion provides combatant commanders with a trained and ready combat force; additionally, the B Co. is prepared to support the State of Minnesota with troops capable of assisting in a disaster.

In 2014, 849th Mobility Augmentation Company, 682nd Engineer Battalion was redesignated as B Company, 334th Brigade Engineer Battalion.

Soldiers of 849th Mobility Augmentation Company, part of 2nd Squadron, Combined Task Force Dragoon, participated in a jungle clearance operation Nov. 17, 2013 in the Shah Wali Kot district, Afghanistan. The Troopers partnered with the Afghan National Army and Police to clear the area of improvised explosive devices and enemy activity.

Community Connections

Unit Address: 525 Gilman Ave. North, Litchfield, MN 55355
Unit Telephone: 320.693.6066
Recruiter Telephone: 320.693.7536

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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

---334th Brigade Engineer Battalion

----B Company

Unit Leadership

Commander  1SG
Capt. Tara Robertson
Company B
1st Sgt. Michael Mannz
Company B
Major Unit Equipment

Bradley Fighting Vehicle

Assault Breacher Vehicle

Armored Vehicle Launched Bridge

HMMWV (Hummer)

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

21B, Combat Engineer

62B, Construction Equipment Repairer

63B, Light Wheel Vehicle Mechanic

12N, Horizontal Construction Engineer

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

Unit Fact Sheet.pdf

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Unit Friends and Family

Unit Articles

First Female Takes Command of Previously All-Male Unit

849th MAC's return celebrated all along Highway 12

Minn. National Guard soldiers return from Afghanistan

MN National Guard Mobility Augmentation Company Returns from Deployment

849th MAC conducts joint operation to support Afghan presidential election

Litchfield community says goodbye as the 849th MAC prepares for Afghanistan

Minnesota National Guard unit scheduled to deploy to Afghanistan

Minnesota Soldiers compete for spot on Combatives Team

Team MN Places Sixth at All-Army Combatives Tournament

Minnesota Dominates Guard Combatives Tournament

849th Mobility Augmentation Company Welcome Home Ceremony Community

40 Minnesota National Guard Troops to Deploy for 2 Weeks to Mexican Border

849th Mobility Augmentation Company Provides Security for 4ID Deputy Commanding General

Litchfield's 849th Deploys

Packed arena sends off Litchfield Guard unit