Kansas Adjutant General's Department
287th Sustainment Brigade


287th Sustainment Brigade

Plan, prepare, execute and assess combat service support operations within a corps or division area of operations. On order, conduct stability operations in support of federal missions and provide Military Assistance to Civil Authorities for state and local missions. The 287th Sustainment Brigade is the largest brigade-level headquarters in the state and commands three subordinate battalions. Watch the overview video here --->



The unit commander is Lt. Col. Thomas Foster. The senior noncommissioned officer is Command Sgt. maj. Brian Anderson.

The unit is composed of the following;

287th Special Troops Battalion, Hays

169th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, Olathe

891st Engineer Battalion, Iola


Heritage and History

The 287th Sustainment Brigade, Wichita, was deployed on July 13, 2008 in support of Operation Iraq Freedom. Sent to Ft. Lewis, WA for train-up, it was later deployed to Iraq. Its mission in Iraq is to provide logistical support for United States and coalition forces. Commanded by LTC Robert Schmitt, Olathe, the unit returned to Kansas in August of 2009.



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