86th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Mountain)

86th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Mountain)

The 86th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Mountain) is composed of seven battalions making up 1,789 Vermonters and 4,248 total Soldiers. The brigade spreads throughout six states, including Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Colorado. The brigade's mission is to provide a crewed, trained, and ready mountain ICBT capable of deploying anywhere in the world, under any climactic conditions, to conduct decisive action when directed by appropriate command authority. On order, the 86th ICBT provides a trained and ready force capable of responding in support of civil, federal, and domestic response as directed by the state adjutant general and governor.

Oct. 1, 2020

Vermont Soldiers named to National Guard marathon team

Two Vermont National Guard soldiers earned spots on the elite All-Guard Marathon Team during a trial race in Omaha, Nebraska, on Sept. 20.

Sept. 1, 2020

Camp Ethan Allen Training Site updates Sept. training schedule

The Camp Ethan Allen Training Site has updated their September schedule based on a need for increased firing times. 

July 17, 2020

86th ICBT (MTN) to welcome new commander

The Vermont Army National Guard will hold a change of command ceremony for the 86th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Mountain) July 19 at 11 a.m. at the Camp Ethan Allen Training Site in Jericho.

June 10, 2020

Camp Ethan Allen Training Site updates June training schedule

The Camp Ethan Allen Training Site has updated their June schedule based on a need for increased firing times. Residents near CEATS may notice training exercises in afternoons and evenings May 31-June 21.

May 29, 2020

Camp Ethan Allen Training Site resumes training

The Camp Ethan Allen Training Site in Jericho will resume full operations after an extended suspension caused by construction updates and the COVID-19 pandemic. Residents near CEATS may notice firing operations during afternoons and evenings starting May 31 and continuing through August.

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    VERMONT

    1st Battalion, 172nd Infantry Regiment
    3rd Battalion, 172nd Infantry Regiment
    86th Brigade Special Troops Battalion 
    186th Brigade Support Battalion 

    CONNECTICUT

    1st Battalion, 102nd Infantry Regiment

    MASSACHUSETTS

    1st Battalion, 101st Field Artillery Regiment

    COLORADO

    1st Battalion, 157th Infantry Regiment