The sustainment brigade is a flexible headquarters that is task organized to support unified land operations and command subordinate sustainment organizations. It is task organized with a combination of combat sustainment support battalions and functional logistics battalions It is a multifunctional headquarters that integrates and employs sustainment units while planning and synchronizing sustainment operations.The sustainment brigade supports Army forces at the tactical and operational levels, providing support to brigade combat teams (BCTs), multifunctional and functional support brigades, deployable, self-contained division and corps headquarters, and other units operating in its assigned support area. The brigade is primarily concerned with the continuous management and distribution of stocks, human resources support, execution of financial management support, and allocation of maintenance in the AO to provide operational reach to maneuver commanders.
There are two Sustainment Brigade variants: Division Sustainment Brigades (DSB) and Echelon-Above-Division (EAD) Sustainment Brigades.
- Division Sustainment Brigade provides baseline sustainment units, planning, and synchronization within the Division support area. It consistent of standardized Division Sustainment Support Battalion, Division Sustainment Special Troops Battalion, and may be augmented by modular Combat Sustainment Support Battalions depending upon the mission.
- Echelon-Above-Division Sustainment Brigades are modular in nature assigned to an Expeditionary Sustainment Command (ESC) and task organized to operate in the Corps and/or Theater areas.
Echelon Above Division (EAD) Sustainment Brigades
|16th Sustainment Brigade||Active Duty||Baumholder, Germany|
|17th Sustainment Brigade||Nevada Army National Guard||Las Vegas, Nevada|
|55th Sustainment Brigade||Reserve||Fort Belvoir, Virginia|
|77th Sustainment Brigade||Reserve||Fort Dix, New Jersey|
|89th Sustainment Brigade||Reserve||Wichita, Kansas|
|90th Sustainment Brigade||Reserve||North Little Rock, Arkansas|
|96th Sustainment Brigade||Reserve||Salt Lake City, Utah|
|111th Sustainment Brigade||New Mexico Army National Guard||Rio Rancho, New Mexico|
|300th Sustainment Brigade||Reserve||Grand Prairie, Texas|
|304th Sustainment Brigade||Reserve||March Air Force Base, California|
|321st Sustainment Brigade||Reserve||Baton Rouge, Louisiana|
|518th Sustainment Brigade||Reserve||Raleigh, North Carolina|
|528th Sustainment Brigade (Special Operations) (Airborne)||Active Duty||Fort Bragg, North Carolina|
Divisional Sustainment Brigades
- Army Techniques Publication 4-93, April 2016
- Army Field Manual 4-0, July 2019