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 Lt. Col. Shawn Miller

The senior noncommissioned officer is Command Sgt. Maj. Darrian Campbell

- 1st Battalion, 161st Field Artillery

- 2nd Battalion, 130th Field Artillery

- 997th Brigade Support Battalion

- 330th Signal Company

- 1161st Support Company

- 250th Support Company

- 170th Maintenance Company

- 995th Maintenance Company

 

Recent Unit Highlights


In response to the COVID-19 crisis, the brigade supported the governor’s call to action in March 2020. At the height of the brigade’s response, 175 Soldiers were ordered to State Active Duty. Elements of the brigade supported both state and national COVID-19 crisis missions, which included: food warehousing and delivery missions, community-based testing sites, helping to establish the Joint Task Force Guardian with legal operations, personal protective equipment delivery, and test kit couriers. In an ongoing effort, the 130th Field Artillery Brigade continued to meet the needs of the state, while simultaneously preparing for deployment starting in fiscal year-2021.
 
The brigade successfully conducted a major training event during annual training in August, providing mission command for three subordinate battalions. The brigade was originally scheduled as a training audience to participate in Warfighter Exercise 20-5. Due to COVID-19, training was rescheduled and modified as a brigade-level warfighter exercise. The brigade strengthened its partnership with the Missouri Army National Guard, especially with the 1st Battalion, 129th Field Artillery Regiment and continued its Army partnership with Fort Riley’s 1st Infantry Division Artillery.
 
The brigade coordinated deployment preparations with the 75th Field Artillery Brigade out of Fort Sill, Oklahoma. It began its premobilization training in Salina, covering warrior tasks and drills, combat lifesaver courses, weapons qualifications and a culminating training event developing their warfighting functions. This was followed by mobilization training and exercises at Fort Bliss, Texas, where they will depart in Support of Operation Spartan Shield where it will serve as the Central Command Force Field Ar
 

 

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