130th Field Artillery Brigade

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The 130th Field Artillery Brigade is a field artillery brigade of the United States Army, provided by the Kansas Army National Guard.

The 130th Field Artillery history in the Kansas Army National Guard dates back to 1917, where its lineage can be traced through both world wars as part of the 35th Infantry Division, the Korean War and, most recently, the war in Iraq 2003-2011, on June 1, 1978, the 130th was redesignated as the 130th Field Artillery Brigade.  In 1985 it was again redesignated as the 35th Division Artillery with the reactivation of the 35th Infantry Division. The 130th was reconstituted again on Sept. 2, 1997, in the Kansas Army National Guard in Topeka. Following its Operation Iraqi Freedom deployment, the brigade was inactivated on Nov. 10, 2007.

The brigade was reactivated on October 19, 2014.[1]

Current Structure[edit]

The brigade now comprises the following units of the Kansas Army National Guard:[2]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kansas National Guard's new brigade brings jobs to Manhattan; activation ceremony Oct. 19". Kansas Adjutant General's Department Public Affairs Office. 15 October 2014. Retrieved 18 September 2016. 
  2. ^ "Kansas Adjutant General's Department - 130th Field Artillery". kansastag.gov. Retrieved 2016-12-27.