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204th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade

204th MEB Unit PatchUnit Contact: 801-878-5103
17800 S Camp Williams Rd, Bluffdale UT, 84065

 

Federal Mission: The Maneuver Enhancement Brigade enables, enhances, and protects the operational and tactical freedom of action of the supported force.  It receives and integrates mission tailored forces to Brigade Combat Teams, and Support Brigades.  It commands and controls forces necessary to conduct security and functional operations in a designated area of operations in order to enable force application, focused logistics, battle space awareness, and protection.

State Mission: 204th MEB provides trained and disciplined forces, equipment, and resources in support of civil authorities in disaster relief and emergency situations or as otherwise required by the Governor of Utah and by law.  Provide command & control with diverse staff. 

Force Structure: 

  • 204th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade
    • Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 204th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade
    • 217th Brigade Support Battalion
    • 115th Engineer Facilities Detachment
    • 4th Infantry Division, Main Command Post Operational Detachment
  • 1457th Engineer Battalion:
    • Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 1457th Engineer Battalion
    • 1457th Forward Support Company
    • 116th Horizontal Construction Company
      • ​Detachment 1, 116th Engineer Company
  • 489th Brigade Support Battalion:
    • Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 489th Brigade Support Battalion
    • A Company, 489th DISTRO Company
    • 118th Transportation Company
      • Detachment 1, 118th Transportation Company

 

Lt. Col. Woodrow Miner, commander, 204th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, is pinned with the rank of colonel by his wife at Utah National Guard headquarters in Draper, Utah,  June 17, 2020, with a date of rank May 21, 2020. Miner assumed command of the 204th MEB as a lieutenant colonel on Nov. 2, 2019, when Brig. Gen. Michael J. Turley was appointed to the position of adjutant general.
Col. Woodrow Miner: A Bold Commander
By Sgt. Nathaniel Free, 801-716-9162 | June 29, 2020
In a small room at Utah National Guard headquarters in Draper, Utah, accompanied  by a few masked

On April 16, 2020, Pvt. 1st Class Hope Torok took the final step to join the Utah National Guard, during one of the worst weeks of coronavirus-related deaths in the U.S.
“I’ve worked in retail pretty much all of my working years,” Torok explained. “During Covid-19 in March, I was furloughed from my work since it is considered a non-essential job.”
As a furloughed, non-essential worker, Torok said she had more time to think about what she wanted in life. She decided to sit down with a recruiter.
A message of hope: Utahns volunteer for military service during pandemic
By Spc. Felicia Olmos and Sgt. Nathaniel Free | April 30, 2020
Utahns continue to volunteer for military service despite increased restrictions on recruiting and

Service members assigned to the 204th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Utah Army National Guard, conduct a meeting via video teleconference April 19, 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic. The 204th MEB is among the first National Guard units in the nation to conduct a teleworking drill or
How “Teledrill” Keeps Utah Service Members Safe and Ready
By Sgt. Nathaniel Free | April 19, 2020
Service members assigned to the 204th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Utah Army National Guard, were

Behavioral health experts with specialized military training at the University Neuropsychiatric Institute call center in Salt Lake City manage the SafeUTNG app 24/7 in partnership with the Utah National Guard, Jan. 11, 2019. On average, the response time for chat messages are less than 30 seconds, according to Capt. Juliann Jeppsen, Director of Behavioral Health for the Utah National Guard.
SafeUTNG App Reporting Early Success
By Sgt. Nathaniel Free | Feb. 12, 2020
A suicide prevention and awareness app that went live in December has already reported preliminary

Soldiers assigned to HHC, 204th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Utah National Guard, set up a mobile command operations center  in support of the brigade’s mission during field training at Camp Williams, Utah, Nov. 2, 2019. The mobile command center will be housed in a rapidly deployed tent-like structure called the Standard Integrated Command Post System. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Rich Stowell)
The 204th MEB Slotted for Two Annual Training Events in 2020
By Sgt. Nathaniel Free | Feb. 11, 2020
The Utah National Guard’s 204th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Utah National Guard, will be breaking

The Utah Jazz, in partnership with Larkin Mortuary, took a moment to recognize a local hero and member the Utah National Guard, Sgt. 1st Class Steven Sandberg, during the NBA game in Salt Lake City, Feb. 5, 2020. Sandberg currently serves as the human resources non-commissioned officer for the 204th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade at Camp Williams, Utah.
Jazz Vet of the Game - Honorary Recognition of SFC Sandberg
By Sgt. Nathaniel Free | Feb. 11, 2020
Between the first and second quarter of the Utah Jazz and the Denver Nuggets NBA game at Vivint

The 204th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade hosted its inaugural Maneuver Support Awards Dinner January 11, 2020. Eight Soldiers and a civilian were presented awards, dinner was served and the 23rd Army Band performed during the event.
A Successful First Annual Maneuver Support Awards Dinner
By Sgt. 1st Class Rich Stowell | Jan. 11, 2020
The 204th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade hosted its inaugural Maneuver Support Awards Dinner January

The SafeUTNG app is now available in the Android and Apple app store, free to download.
In Safe Hands
By Sgt. Nathaniel Free | Jan. 10, 2020
A new suicide prevention and awareness app went live Dec. 6, 2019, designed to support Utah National