108th Sustainment Brigade (United States)

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108th Sustainment Brigade
108th Sustainment Brigade SSI.svg
108th Sustainment Brigade shoulder sleeve insignia
Active 2007 – present
Country United States
Branch United States Army National Guard
Type Sustainment Brigade
Garrison/HQ Chicago, IL
Insignia
Distinctive Unit Insignia 108SustainBdeDUI.jpg
1144th Transportation Battalion soldiers conduct training in riot gear

The 108th Sustainment Brigade is a sustainment brigade of the United States Army National Guard in Illinois.

The former 33rd Area Support Group is transforming into the 108th Sustainment Brigade. With more than 1,700 Soldiers, the Chicago-based brigade is made of Medical, Army Liaison Team, Personnel support, and Transportation support units.

The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 108th Quartermaster Regiment, Illinois National Guard on 19 May 1939. It was rescinded on 10 January 1943. It was reinstated and redesignated for the 108th Supply and Transport Battalion, Illinois Army National Guard on 10 December 1964. The insignia was redesignated for the 108th Support Battalion, Illinois Army National Guard on 26 November 1968. It was redesignated for the 108th Maintenance Battalion, Illinois Army National Guard on 23 December 1997. The insignia was redesignated for the 108th Sustainment Brigade on 13 October 2006.

History[edit]

Defining itself as "Chicago's Brigade" the 108th Sustainment Brigade has developed into a highly diverse and capable force to execute both state directed and federal missions.

Units[edit]

Currently the 108th Sustainment Brigade is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

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