Governor - Scott K. Walker Adjutant General - Major General Donald P. Dunbar

MEBThe 157th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade provides a versatile, flexible combat force that can be tailored to a wide spectrum of military combat and support missions,and it can provide specialized forces to support brigade combat teams and other combat units.

The unit, formerly the 57th Field Artillery Brigade and the 264th Engineer Group, began transformation into a maneuver enhancement brigade. This type of brigade is relatively new to the Army; its concepts and doctrines are being refined as part of U.S. Army strategic transformation initiatives.

The 157th includes units specialized in communications networking, chemical detection and decontamination, and forward support, as well as High Mobility Artillery Rocket System firing batteries and combat engineers.

The 157th is headquartered in Milwaukee, and has an assigned strength of more than 2,100 Soldiers.The 157th MEB largely is made up of units that were formerly part of the 57th Field Artillery Brigade and the 264th Engineer Group.

157th MEB News

Units

Headquarters and Headquarters Company - Milwaukee

1st Battalion, 121st Field Artillery (HIMARS)
Headquarters and Headquarters Battery - Milwaukee
Battery A - Racine
Battery B - Plymouth
Battery C - Sussex108th
108th Forward Support Company (HIMARS) - Sussex
257th Brigade Support Battalion
Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment - Oak Creek
Company A (Distribution) - Whitewater
Company B (Support Maintenance) - Kenosha
32nd Military Police Company(-) - Milwaukee
Detachment 1, 32nd MP Company - Oconomowoc
357th Signal Network Support Company - Two Rivers
457th Chemical Company - Burlington
724th Engineer Battalion
Headquarters and Headquarters Company - Chippewa Falls
Company A - Hayward
106th Engineer Detachment (Quarry Team) - Tomah
229th Engineer Company (-) (Horizontal) - Prairie du Chien
Detachment 1, 229th Engineer Company - Platteville
273rd Engineer Company (Wheeled Sapper) - Medford
824th Engineer Detachment (Concrete) - Richland Center
829th Engineer Company (-) (Vertical) - Chippewa Falls
Detachment 1, 829th Engineer Company - Richland Center
Detachment 2, 829th Engineer Company - Ashland
924th Engineer Detachment (Facilities) - Chippewa Falls
949th Engineer Detachment (Survey & Design Tm) - Chippewa Falls
900th Engineer Company (-) (Clearance) - Superior
Detachment 1, 900th Engineer Company - Spooner
901st Engineer Company (-) (Wheeled Sapper) - Tomahawk
Detachment 1, 901st Engineer Company - Rhinelander

Abbreviations:
(-) - Headquarters of a split unit
HIMARS - High–Mobility Artillery Rocket System

Heraldry

157th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade
121st Field Artillery Regiment
724th Engineer Battalion
257th Brigade Support Battalion