287th Sustainment Brigade

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287th Sustainment Brigade
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287th Sustainment Brigade shoulder sleeve insignia
Active September 2005–May 2016
Country United States
Branch Army National Guard
Type Sustainment Brigade
Size Brigade
Engagements Iraq War

The 287th Sustainment Brigade was a Sustainment Brigade of the Kansas Army National Guard. The Brigade was activated on 1 September 2005, and is headquartered in Wichita. Its mission was to plan, prepare, execute and assess combat service support operations within a corps or division Area of Operations. It was the largest brigade-level headquarters in the state. In 2015, it was announced that the brigade would be deactivating in FY2016.[1] The brigade was deactivated on 1 May 2016.[2]

Units included:

    • HHC 287th
    • 287th Special Troops Battalion
    • 891st Engineer Battalion
    • 169th Corps Support Sustainment Battalion (CSSB)

History[edit]

The brigade deployed to Iraq between 2008 and 2009, where it provided logistical support for Coalition troops.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.kansastag.gov/AdvHTML_Upload/files/Annual%20Report%202015%20with%20map.pdf
  2. ^ a b "287th Sustainment Brigade will conduct inactivation ceremony May 1". Kansas Adjutant General's Department Public Affairs Office. 28 April 2016. Retrieved 19 September 2016.