Kansas Adjutant General's Department
130th Field Artillery



130th Field Artillery Brigade Mission

To plan, prepare, execute and assess combined arms operations to provide close support and precision strike for Joint Forces Headquarters Kansas; corps, divisions, and brigade combat teams; and support brigades employing joint and organic fires and capabilities to achieve distribution effects in support of commanders’ operational and tactical objectives

Command Leadership and Unit Structure

The unit commander is Col. Thomas Burke. The senior noncommissioned officer is Command Sgt. Maj. Ricky Matticks.

- 1st Battalion, 161st Field Artillery

- 2nd Battalion, 130th Field Artillery

- 997th Brigade Support Battalion

- 330th Signal Company

-169th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion


Recent Unit Highlights

The Kansas National Guard was selected to receive the eighth National Guard Field Artillery Brigade Headquarters, to be headquartered in Manhattan.

In October, the brigade conducted its activation ceremony in Manhattan, marking the activation of the unit and operational control of the 1st Battalion, 161st Field Artillery and 2nd Battalion, 130th Field Artillery.



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