111th Engineer Brigade (United States)

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111th Engineer Brigade
111EngrBdeSSI.jpg
111th Engineer Brigade shoulder sleeve insignia
Country  United States
Allegiance  United States Army
Branch Army National Guard
Type Combat engineer brigade
Role Combat Engineering
Size Brigade
Garrison/HQ Eleanor, West Virginia
Motto(s) "Minutemen For Freedom"
Insignia
Distinctive Unit Insignia 111 Eng Bde DUI.jpg

The 111th Engineer Brigade is an engineer brigade of the United States Army. It is a subordinate unit of the West Virginia Army National Guard with units located throughout West Virginia. It is headquartered at Eleanor, West Virginia, formerly in St. Albans, West Virginia. The 111th Engineer Brigade relocated in 2005 to its new facility at the Winfield Locks and Dam.

A soldier with the 1257th Transportation Company fills a water buffalo, 2014.

Insignia[edit]

DISTINCTIVE BADGE: A gold color metal and enamel device consisting of a black enamel diamond shape bearing a white enamel powder horn, mouth to the right, ferruled and stringed gold, at the top a semi-circular scarlet enamel scroll folded back at each side, terminating behind the diamond shape a base and inscribed at the top "MINUTEMEN FOR FREEDOM" in gold letters. SYMBOLISM: The white powder horn represents the early pioneers, the Greenbrier Long Rifles of the day and the readiness of the present 111th Engineer Brigade. The black diamond shape alludes to the coal fields of West Virginia. Scarlet and white are colors used for Engineer units.[1]

Organization[edit]

1092nd Engineer Battalion - Parkersburg, West Virginia[edit]

  • 1092nd ENG BN.png Headquarters and Headquarters Company
  • Forward Support Company
  • 115th Engineer Company
  • 119th Engineer Company (Sapper)
  • 601st Engineer Company
  • 821st Engineer Company
  • 193rd Engineer Platoon
  • 229th Engineer Detachment

771st Troop Command - Charleston, West Virginia[edit]

772nd Aviation Troop Command - Williamstown, West Virginia[edit]

  • Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment
  • 104 Avn Rgt DUI.jpgCompany C, 2nd Battalion, 104th Aviation (GSAB)
  • 150 Avn Rgt DUI.jpgCompany C, 1st Battalion, 150th Aviation (Assault)
  • 224 Avn Rgt DUI.pngCompany B, 1st Battalion, 224th Aviation (S&S)
  • Detachment 1, 131st AVIM
  • Detachment 28, Operational Support Airlift Command

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