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.

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GOVERNOR

Mike DeWine

The The Governor is the commander in chief of the Ohio National Guard and, as such, has the authority to activate the Ohio National Guard to support and assist local authorities during state emergencies or for homeland defense.

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ADJUTANT GENERAL

Major General John C. Harris Jr.

The Adjutant General is a member of the Governor’s cabinet and is responsible for the command of the Ohio Army National Guard, Ohio Air National Guard, Ohio Military Reserve, Ohio Naval Militia, and Ohio Cyber Reserve.
The Adjutant General supervises the flag officer heads of these components in the day-to-day operation and management of the readiness, fiscal, personnel, equipment, and real property resources of the agency.

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ASSISTANT ADJUTANT GENERAL

Brigadier General Thomas E. Moore II

Responsible for establishing policies, priorities, and oversight for the readiness of Ohio National Guard Soldiers in six brigade-level major subordinate commands.

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STATE COMMAND CHIEF WARRANT OFFICER

Chief Warrant Officer 5 Jay K. Stuckman

Provides direction, guidance, resources, assistance, and supervision of the Ohio Army National Guard Warrant Officer Corps, overseeing warrant officer leader development and mentorship while providing essential advice to the Assistant Adjutant General on warrant officer issues.

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STATE COMMAND SERGEANT MAJOR

Command Sergeant Major Sheldon Chambliss

Serves as the principal enlisted advisor to the Assistant Adjutant General for Army. He observes training and all matters concerning the enlisted members of the Ohio Army National Guard and their Families.

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FEDERAL COMMAND

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The President can order National Guard personnel to federal active duty during a national emergency and can also mobilize units to support active-duty forces performing Department of Defense missions.


Six Major Subordinate Commands

Approximately 11,000 Total Members


16th Engineer Brigade patch

16TH ENGINEER BRIGADE

Columbus: Approximately 1,700 Members

Leadership
Col. Andrew B. Stone
Command Sgt. Maj. Matthew R. Metter

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.

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37TH INFANTRY BRIGADE COMBAT TEAM

Columbus: Approximately 3,500 Members

Leadership
Col. Matthew S. Woodruff
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.

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73RD TROOP COMMAND

Columbus: Approximately 2,000 Members

Leadership
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.

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174th Air Defense Artillery Brigade patch

174TH AIR DEFENSE ARTILLERY BRIGADE

Columbus: Approximately 1,000 Members

Leadership
Col. James McCandless
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.

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371ST SUSTAINMENT BRIGADE

Columbus: Approximately 1,800 Members

Leadership
Col. Ovid Villarreal Jr.
Command Sgt. Maj. Scott Barga

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).

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SPECIAL TROOPS COMMAND

Columbus: Approximately 1,000 Members

Leadership
Brig. Gen. Stephen Rhoades
Command Sgt. Maj. Martin Graff

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.

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