Recent Unit Highlights
The 997th Brigade Support Battalion was stood up in April 2015 as new force structure to the Kansas Army National Guard. The 997th steadily increased its strength and capabilities during the year. Members of the 997th assisted the 287th Sustainment Brigade during annual training by simulating enemy forces and providing realistic battlefield effects for the lane training exercise.
The 995th Support Maintenance Company supported the 287th Sustainment Brigade’s annual training in July by providing maintenance support, conducting equipment services, and providing role players as enemy forces for the lane training exercise. The 995th SMC also relocated select personnel and equipment to Norton after annual training.
The 170th Support Maintenance Company relocated from Norton and Colby to Wichita in support of the force structure plan.
The 250th Forward Support Company supported the 2nd Battalion, 130th Field Artillery annual training in Salina. They provided field feeding, ammunition handling, and fuel support while conducting additional training on their core capabilities.
The 1161st Forward Support Company relocated its headquarters from Hutchinson to Wichita while simultaneously supporting the 1st Battalion, 161st Field Artillery annual training with ammunition handling and fuel support capabilities.
The 330th Brigade Signal Company stood up in September 2015 as new Force Structure to the Kansas Army National Guard. The 330th has begun increasing its strength and capabilities as it gains equipment and personnel.