17th Combat Service Support Brigade (Australia)
|17th Combat Service Support Brigade|
|Active||2006 – Present|
|Allegiance||HM Queen Elizabeth II|
|Part of||Forces Command|
|Garrison/HQ||Sydney, New South Wales|
The 17th Combat Service Support Brigade (17 CSS Brigade) currently commands the Australian Army's deployable operational level logistics units. Raised on 20 May 2006, the brigade was formerly known as the Logistic Support Force (LSF), and is made up of varied logistic corps and trades. It encompasses both reserve and full-time units, geographically dispersed throughout Australia. Headquartered in Sydney, New South Wales its primary deployable command element is the Force Support Group. The units of the brigade are responsible for providing third line or 'general' support within an area of operations.
- 2nd Force Support Battalion
- 9th Force Support Battalion
- 10th Force Support Battalion
- 1st Close Health Battalion
- 2nd General Health Battalion
- 3rd Health Support Battalion
- 1st Psychology Unit
- 1st Military Police Battalion
- 145th Signals Squadron
- The Australian Army. Modernisation from Beersheba and Beyond (PDF). Commonwealth of Australia. p. 5. Retrieved 4 December 2014.
- Dennis et al 2008, p. 327.
- Dennis, Peter et al. (2008). The Oxford Companion to Australian Military History (Second ed.). Melbourne: Oxford University Press Australia & New Zealand. ISBN 978-0-19-551784-2.
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