142nd Military Intelligence Battalion (Linguist)
 

 

Federal Mission: To provide overall Command and Control (C2) and supervision of assigned CI, HUMINT, SIGINT and Intelligence Coordination, companies, detachments, platoons, and teams. To conduct liaison with U.S., Joint, and Combined Commands, allied and host country intelligence counterparts. To perform as a center for language training and development.

State Directed Mission: On order, the 142nd MI BN provides a National Guard Reaction Force (NGRF) with an initial force of 75-125 personnel within eight hours and a follow-on force of up to 350 personnel within 24 hours, able to be self-sustaining for a period of 72 hours in order to conduct security operations in support of local, state, and federal first responders.

Subordinate units: 
    A Company, 142nd Military Intelligence Battalion (Linguist)
    B Company, 142nd Military Intelligence Battalion (Linguist)
    IC Detachment, 142nd Military Intelligence Battalion (Linguist)
    D Company, 142nd Military Intelligence Battalion (Linguist)
    E Company, 142nd Military Intelligence Battalion (Linguist)
Unit Contact: 801-715-3711 
Unit Location: Salt Lake City, Utah 84116
    
A Co 142nd MI BN (Linguist)
Mission:
 
To assist in establishing interrogation sites and identifying persons of interest. To use linguists to conduct interrogation operations and HUMINT screening of enemy prisoners of war, high-level political and military personnel, civilian internees, refugees, displaced persons. To provide interpretation and document exploitation of captured enemy and technical documents, media, and materiel.
Unit Contact: 801-432-4319 
Unit Location: Draper, Utah 84020

B Co 142nd MI BN (LING)
Mission:
To assist in establishing interrogation sites and identifying persons of interest. To use linguists to conduct interrogation operations and HUMINT screening of enemy prisoners of war, high-level political and military personnel, civilian internees, refugees, displaced persons. To provide interpretation and document exploitation of captured enemy and technical documents, media, and materiel.
Unit Contact: 435-753-5832 – ext 1 
Unit Location: Logan Utah 84321

C Co (IC DET) 142nd MI BN (LING)
Mission:
 
To recruit, assess, screen, manage all linguists (U.S. military, contract, host nation) supporting requirements within the area of responsibility. To provide technical control over all CI and HUMINT entities and source-deconfliction activities with other elements in the designated Area of Intelligence Responsibility (AOIR). To provide C2, supervision, mission tasking/management, coordination between and synchronization of assigned G2X, CI and HUMINT elements. To provide operational focus to all subordinate assets supporting the commander's information requirements; supports split-based operations in multiple theaters, as required. To conduct liaison with U.S., Joint and Combined Commands, allied and host country CI and HUMINT counterparts. Conducts investigations, collection and operations to counter adversarial intelligence collection efforts targeting U.S. and allied forces.
Unit Contact: 801-715-3754 
Unit Location: Salt Lake City, UT 84116

D Co 142nd MI BN (LING)
Mission:
 To provide C2 of, technical expertise and mission tasking to assigned SIGINT Platoons and Operation Teams. To provide detection, acquisition, location, identification and exploitation of foreign voice communications using assigned SIGINT systems.
Unit Contact: 801-476-3875 
Unit Location: Ogden Utah 84404

E Co 142nd MI BN (LING)
Mission:
To provide C2 of, technical expertise and mission tasking to assigned SIGINT Platoons and Operation Teams. To provide detection, acquisition, location, identification and exploitation of foreign voice communications using assigned SIGINT systems.
Unit Contact: 801-432-4513
Unit Location: Draper, Utah 84020-9286

Airman of the 151st Security Forces Squadron answer the call of Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert, to provide an extra layer of safety and security in response to demonstrations and rioting at the Utah State Capitol, as well as, the Salt Lake City and County Building.  (US Air National Guard  photo by Tech. Sgt. Joe A. Davis)
Utah Guard Activated by Order of the Governor
By Sgt. Nathaniel Free, 801-716-9162 | May 31, 2020
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Approximately 200 members of the Utah National Guard were activated by order

A military linguist competes in site exploitation event of the Polyglot Games during the 300th Military Intelligence Brigade’s 31st Annual Language Conference held March 7-8, 2020, at the Utah National Guard Headquarters in Draper, Utah. Teams and individuals competed in their core military intelligence skills in six different events to include language operational skills test, accent evaluation and site exploitation during the event. The Language Conference is an annual event that brings the military intelligence community together to participate in panel discussions, presentations and cutting-edge lectures on the significant issues and topics important to the language community. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Taylor Lakey-Tamacori).
300 MI hosts 31st Annual Military Intelligence Language Conference
By Spc. Taylor Lakey-Tamacori | April 9, 2020
The 300th Military Intelligence Brigade hosted the 31st annual Military Intelligence Language

Spc. Logan Jensen, a Spanish and Chinese linguist with the 142nd Military Intelligence Battalion, 300th MI Brigade, collaborates over video teleconference with 2nd Lt. Joseph Kline, a Spanish Linguist with the 141st Military Intelligence Battalion, to translate emergency preparedness information from English into Spanish during a state-wide self-quarantine, near Salt Lake City, Utah, March 26, 2020. The pair worked from their respective homes for 18-hours straight while self-quarantined, dividing up the documents and reviewing of each other's work for accuracy.
Utah Guard Linguists Overcome Language Barriers During COVID-19 Pandemic
By Ileen Kennedy | March 26, 2020
As Utah confronted the COVID-19 pandemic amid a succession of earthquakes, linguists in the Utah

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

2nd Lt. Carter briefs adjustments to the plan at the Objective Rally Point (ORP) in preparation for field interrogations, during a training exercise in Cache Valley National Forest, August 11, 2019.
Military Intelligence Soldiers Conduct Training in Northern Utah
By Sgt. First Class Dustin Waite | Sept. 30, 2019
Soldiers from B Company, and IC Detachment of the 142nd Military Intelligence Battalion