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97th Troop Command
 
 
Unit Contact: 801-432-4259 
Location: 12953 South Minuteman Drive, Draper, UT 84020

 


Mission: Headquarters, 97th Troop Command provides mission command and support to assigned units, including the Homeland Response Force and Military Engagement Team missions in order to provide trained and equipped forces available for time of war, national emergency or state contingency mobilizations.

Units:

85th Weapons of Mass Destruction—Civil Support Team

23rd Army Band

128th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment

144th Area Support Medical Company

Detachment 3, 174th Cyber Protection Team

653rd Trail Defense Team

1993rd Contingency Contracting Team

 

Assigned Mission:

Homeland Response Force

 

Members of the Utah National Guard Homeland Response Force's decontamination team interact with role players during a mock domestic emergency in support of the Hawaii National Guard’s relief-in-place training exercise at the former Naval Air Station Barbers Point on Oahu, Hawaii, Jan. 28-30, 2020. More than 150 Utah Guard members were transported by military aircraft to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam to assist and train alongside their Hawaiian counterparts.
Utah National Guard Medical and Science Officers Join the Utah Economic Response Task Force as Data Analytics and Decision Support Advisory Team
By Sgt. Nathaniel Free | March 27, 2020
Following Governor Herbert’s release yesterday of the Utah Economic Response Task Force Plan, “Utah

Members of the Utah National Guard Homeland Response Force's decontamination team interact with role players during a mock domestic emergency in support of the Hawaii National Guard’s relief-in-place training exercise at the former Naval Air Station Barbers Point on Oahu, Hawaii, Jan. 28-30, 2020. More than 150 Utah Guard members were transported by military aircraft to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam to assist and train alongside their Hawaiian counterparts.
Utah Guard Responds to Mock Disaster on Oahu
By Ileen Kennedy | Jan. 28, 2020
More than 150 members of the Utah National Guard arrived on the island of Oahu, Hawaii, by military

Members of the Utah National Guard provide assistance following a nuclear fallout scenario exercise at Camp Williams in Bluffdale to showcase the Homeland Response Force’s capabilities on Saturday, March 23, 2019. The training involved drills on on responding to a 10-kiloton nuclear blast and included rescue, extraction, decontamination and medical attention.
Utah’s HRF Trains for the Worst
By By Sgt. Tim Berry | March 23, 2019
On a normal weekend, the sight of men and women donning full chemical suits and driving rescue

Eighteen Soldiers from the 174th Cyber Protection Team stand on the stage of the Utah National Guard's Draper headquarters during their departure ceremony Jan. 2, 2019.
The Online Battle
By Sgt. Nathaniel Free | May 20, 2019
It was a hot Saturday afternoon in July 2005. U.S. forces quickly surrounded an internet café on the

Members of the Utah National Guard Homeland Response Force (HRF) participated in regional disaster training in Missouri, May 14-18, 2018, as part of the New Madrid Seismic Zone (NMSZ) exercise hosted by the Missouri National Guard. The UTNG 116th Engineer Company trained with members of Missouri Task Force One during search and extraction missions, shoring of unstable structures and breaching of structures to reach hypothetical patients.
Utah Homeland Response Force trains in Missouri seismic zone
By Staff Sgt. Lalita Laksbergs | May 25, 2018
COLUMBIA, Mo. - Members of the Utah National Guard Homeland Response Force (HRF) participated in