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300th Military Intelligence Brigade

Unit Contact: 801-432-4256

Location: 12953 South Minuteman Drive, Draper, UT 84020

Mission: Provide trained and ready linguists and military intelligence professionals for both expeditionary support and reach operations in order to ensure our nation can fight and win in a complex world.

Headquartered in Draper, Utah, the 300th Military Intelligence Brigade (Linguist) consists of five military intelligence battalions totaling more than 2,000 Soldiers in six different states. The 300th MI provides language and intelligence support to the Army and the greater intelligence community.  Its military intelligence specialties include Human Intelligence (HUMINT), Signals Intelligence (SIGINT), and Counterintelligence (CI).  When called on by the governor, the 300th MI deploys in support of state contingencies.

The 300th MI has deployed more than 2,500 Soldiers in support of real-world operations for Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation New Dawn, Guantanamo Bay, the Balkans and other missions to provide support in HUMINT, SIGINT, CI and other military intelligence disciplines.

In addition to intelligence support to the war fight, the 300th MI has provided intelligence support to National Guard Bureau in response to hurricanes by sending Soldiers to Washington D.C., where they provided much needed support in intelligence analysis and assessment for the Army National Guard Response Center and FEMA. Additionally, the 300th MI has provided local emergency support for floods and fires for the state of Utah.

Soldiers in the 300th MI have maintained proficiency in more than 50 foreign languages, with more than 150 Soldiers performing training in Djibouti, Thailand, Japan, Malta, Morocco, Korea, El Salvador, Mongolia, Ghana, Malaysia, and India to assist as interpreters, translators and intelligence professionals in a variety of Joint-Chiefs-of-Staff military exercises. This continues the 300th MI’s proud and distinguished support to the Army’s combined and joint commands, most major commands, and many of the nation’s intelligence agencies operating throughout the world.

Force Structure: 

  • 300th Military Intelligence Brigade
    • Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 300th Military Intelligence
  • 141st Military Intelligence Battalion (Linguist)
    • Headquarters, Headquarters Company,
    • A Company, 141st Military Intelligence Battalion
    • B Company, 141st Military Intelligence Battalion
    • IC Detachment, 141st Military Intelligence Battalion
    • D Company, 141st Military Intelligence Battalion
    • E Company, 141st Military Intelligence Battalion
  • 142nd Military Intelligence Battalion (Linguist) 
    • Headquarters, Headquarters Company,142nd Military Intelligence Battalion
    • A Company, 142nd Military Intelligence Battalion
    • B Company, 142nd Military Intelligence Battalion
    • IC Detachment, 142nd Military Intelligence Battalion
    • D Company, 142nd Military Intelligence Battalion
    • E Company, 142nd Military Intelligence Battalion
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Col. Joseph Green Command Photo, Commander of the 300th Military Intelligence Brigade, Oct. 10, 2018.
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