Ohio Army National Guard
The Ohio Army National Guard provides infantry, armor, artillery, engineering, transportation, water purification, air defense, cyber, logistics, administrative, medical support, and command personnel who have the training and equipment to perform our federal warfighting mission as well as our state mission to support local authorities during domestic emergencies. The state’s 107 Army Guard units occupy 44 training sites/areas and readiness centers statewide.
Six Major Subordinate Commands
Approximately 10,600 Total Members
16TH ENGINEER BRIGADE
Columbus: Approximately 1,600 Members
Col. John C. Detling
Command Sgt. Maj. CSM Abraham E. Johnson
The 16th Engineer Brigade provides command and control of assigned subordinate units/teams. Executes, coordinates, directs and conducts mobility, counter-mobility, survivability tasks, and provides support to general engineering missions, in support of maneuver and support brigades. Enable tailored force packages to be applied to a specific mission group, focused logistics and constructive force protection. Reinforces engineers in maneuver Brigade Combat Team.
37TH INFANTRY BRIGADE COMBAT TEAM
Columbus: Approximately 3,300 Members
Col. Michael Flaherty
Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Burress
The 37th Infantry Brigade Combat Team provides command, control, and supervision of the operation of the brigade and attached units.
73RD TROOP COMMAND
Columbus: Approximately 2,000 Members
Col. Kevin Lochtefeld
Command Sgt. Maj. William Adams
The 73rd Troop Command provides command, control, and support of subordinate units during premobilization (peacetime) training and non-deployed (steady-state)/domestic operations in order to maintain readiness and mission-essential task list proficiency for eventual mobilization/deployment in agreement with the adapted sustainable readiness model.
174TH AIR DEFENSE ARTILLERY BRIGADE
Columbus: Approximately 1,000 Members
Col. Gregory Rogers
Command Sgt. Maj. Shelley Kolb
The 174th Air Defense Artillery Brigade commands and coordinates the operations of subordinate air defense artillery battalions and other assigned and attached units in the theater army.
371ST SUSTAINMENT BRIGADE
Columbus: Approximately 1,900 Members
Col. Michael Burgett
Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Hay
The 371st Sustainment Brigade provides command and control for all subordinate units of the sustainment brigade, synchronizes current and future sustainment operations for the Expeditionary Sustainment Command (ESC) and Theater Sustainment Command (TSC).
SPECIAL TROOPS COMMAND
Columbus: Approximately 800 Members
Brig. Gen. Stephen Rhoades
Command Sgt. Maj. Scott Barga
Special Troops Command (Provisional) supports Ohio Army National Guard units through all phases of sustainment, restoration and modernization, so that units are ready to mobilize in support of contingency operations and the National Military Strategy. STC provides support to all Ohio Army National Guard units when called by the governor of Ohio. The STC provides organized, trained, and equipped units to protect life, property, and to preserve peace. STC Soldiers will participate in national, state, and local programs that support our communities.