169th Field Artillery Brigade

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The Field Artillery units are the oldest of the Colorado Army National Guard. These elements, known as the "King of Battle", bring a lethal arsenal to the battlefield.​ The mission of the 169th FA Brigade is to command and control one-to-five General Support or General Support Reinforcing FA Battalions and/or a Target Acquisition Battery. The 169th is headquartered at Buckley Space Force Base in Aurora, CO. To contact the unit, dial 720-250-1800.

The following battalions and companies fall under the 169th: 3rd Bn., 157th Field Artillery Regiment - Colorado Springs
   - 188th Forward Support Company - Pueblo

147th Brigade Support Bn. - Ft. Collins
  - 3650th Maintenance Co. - Firestone
  - 928th ASMC Area Support Medical Co. - Colo. Springs
  - 540th Network Support Co. - Buckley AFB, Aurora
  - 86th Military Intelligence Co. - Buckley AFB, Aurora​​​​​​
 

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