347th Regional Support Group

 Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 347th Regional Support Group pose for a photo at the start of their deployment to Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.

Unit Information

The mission of the 347th Regional Support Group is to deploy to provide life support and command and control of base operations. The unit’s responsibilities include leading the reception, staging, onward movement and integration of supporting forces, managing facilities, and providing administrative, medical and logistical support for troop services on a base camp. The brigade’s ten companies provide support for units during homeland security, homeland defense and other civil support missions.

2020 Objectives

The next year will focus on additional force structure planning and implementation of a new transportation company. The 347th RSG will also provide support to the 1/34th ABCT's National Training Center rotation at Fort Irwin, California.

2019 Accomplishments

In 2019, the 347th RSG supported several deployments of units within its formation. The 147th Financial Management Support Detachment returned in April after providing finance support and processing military transactions in five different locations across the Middle East. Six Soldiers from the Casualty Liaison Team 2 returned in July from Afghanistan where they were responsible for casualty reporting and accountability of U.S. Army Soldiers, Department of Defense civilians and contractors throughout Afghanistan. The 247th Financial Management Support Detachment deployed to several locations in the Middle East in January and returned to Minnesota in November.

The 347th RSG's Casualty Liaison Team 3 and 1904th Acquisition Team deployed in May and June and are expected to return in the spring of 2020.

In August, the 347th RSG supported the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division's eXportable Combat Training Capability rotation at Fort Hood, Texas. The RSG enabled the brigade by providing contracting, life support and accountability for the nearly 3,000 Soldiers from the 1/34th ABCT who participated in the exercise.

The 347th RSG also conducted community engagement and outreach through several events in the Twin Cities metropolitan area by providing static displays and speakers.