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244th Aviation Brigade Headquarters
The 244th Aviation Brigade, the only Army Reserve Aviation Brigade, is Headquartered at JB MDL with subordinate units and facilities located in 14 states in 18 different locations. The 244th Aviation Brigade is the largest Aviation Brigade in the U.S. Army comprised of two CH-47 (Chinook) Medium Lift Battalions, one C12/UC-35 (Transport Aircraft) Fixed Wing Battalion, two UH-60 (Black Hawk) General Support Companies, one Aviation Intermediate Maintenance Company and one Headquarters and Headquarters Company. The Brigade consists of a mix of Active Component and Reserve (Troop Program Unit and Active Guard Reserve) Soldiers as well as Department of the Army Civilian Employees and contractors.
On order, the 244th Aviation Brigade deploys to the area of responsibility and conducts theater aviation operations to support military operations of war and/or operations other than war for the Combined Forces Land Component Commander.