145th Support Battalion
The 145the Support Battalion is located throughout Southwestern Idaho with units in Caldwell, Nampa, Payette and Boise. The missions of the National Guard differ from the Army in that the National Guard typically supports three missions instead of one primary mission. The missions of the 145th are as follows. The Wartime Mission is to provide combat support to all elements of the Brigade. The State Mission is to provide units/personnel trained and equipped for immediate deployment in support of natural disasters and civil disturbances within the State of Idaho as an aid to civil authorities. The Community Support Mission is to provide units/personnel in support of community events/activities.
The unit was organized 1 September 1989 in the Idaho Army National Guard from new and existing units in southwestern Idaho as the 145th Support Battalion, with Headquarters at Caldwell, and assigned to the the 116th Cavalry Brigade.
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