The 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team is the state’s largest unit. The brigade is located in more than 20 Idaho communities and across four states: Idaho, Montana, Nevada and Oregon. The unit is one of five armored brigade combat teams in the National Guard and one of 16 in the United States Army. Since 2001, the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team has deployed twice to Iraq, completed a National Training Center rotation and trained around the country and world.
HHC, 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team
The 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team is headquartered in Boise, Idaho, on Gowen Field.
1-148th Field Artillery Regiment
The 1-148th Field Artillery Regiment provides field artillery support to the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team. The regiment’s headquarters are located in Pocatello with units located in Eastern Idaho communities. Units are located in Blackfoot, Burley, Preston, Pocatello, Rexburg, and St. Anthony.
1-163rd Combined Arms Battalion (Montana)
The 1-163rd Combine Arms Battalion is headquartered is located in Montana. The unit is one of the three combined army battalions in the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat team. The unit’s combat forces include mechanized and armored assets.
1-221st Cavalry Squadron (Nevada)
The 1-221st Cavalry Squadron is and armored reconnaissance squadron headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada.
116th Brigade Engineer Battalion
The 116th Brigade Engineer Battalion enables the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team with engineer, military intelligences and communication assets. The unit is headquarter in Twin Falls and has engineer units located in Gooding, Grangeville, Moscow, Mountain Home and Orofino. Its signal and military intelligence companies are located in Boise and its forward support company is located in Jerome.
145th Brigade Support Battalion
The 145th Brigade Support Battalion supports the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team’s execution of operations by providing logistic support. The unit is headquartered in Lewiston with companies located in Boise, Idaho Falls, Jerome, Post Falls, and Rigby.
2-116th Cavalry Regiment
The 2-116th Cavalry Regiment is one of the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team’s three combined battalions. The CAB is headquartered in Caldwell with units in Emmett and Nampa.
3-116th Combined Arms Battalion (Oregon)
The 3-116th Combined Arms Battalion is located in Oregon. The unit is one of the three combined arms battalions in the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team. The unit’s combat forces include mechanized and armored assets.
Commander – Col. Scott Sheridan
Col. Scott Sheridan has served in the Idaho Army National Guard since 1997. He enlisted into the Oregon Army National Guard in 1987 and commissioned as an armor officer in 1990 after graduating from Eastern Oregon State University’s ROTC Program.
116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team changes commanding officer
Command Sergeant Major – Command Sgt. Maj. Robert Terrio
Command Sgt. Maj. Robert Terrio is the Senior Enlisted Leader of the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team, headquartered in Boise, Idaho. He mentors a brigade across four states including Idaho, Montana, Nevada and Oregon.