Members of the Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 34th Red Bull Infantry Division conduct an awards ceremony following their annual training exercise at Camp Ripley Training Center, Aug. 15. Photo by Pfc. William J. Boecker
The 1st Brigade of the 34th Infantry Division Brigade Special Troops Battalion (1/34th BSTB) is a Minnesota Army National Guard battalion headquartered in Bloomington. The 1/34th BSTB mission for 1st Brigade Combat Team of the 34th Infantry Division (1/34th BCT) is to perform security and communications. The 1/34th BSTB is prepared to support the State of Minnesota with a trained and ready combat force.
There are four major units in the 1/34th BSTB: Headquarters and Headquarters Company in Bloomington; A Company in Bloomington; B Company in Moorhead; and C Company recently formed in Hutchinson and Redwood Falls.