Mission: The 300th Military Intelligence Brigade (Linguist) provides language and military intelligence support to INSCOM subordinate units, other wartrace commands, Army theater commands and the Department of Defense in multiple contingencies.
The 300th Military Intelligence Brigade (Linguist) provides trained and ready linguist and military intelligence soldiers to commanders from brigade through Army level.
The organization has five-soldier teams with unique language and military skills, including human intelligence collectors, translators, interpreters, counterintelligence agents and signals intelligence voice interceptors and analysts.
The 300th MI Brigade is an Army National Guard element with headquarters in Draper, Utah. Its battalions are in Washington, California, Florida, Utah and Louisiana, with companies in Massachusetts and Illinois and a separate team in Guam.
The brigade has 1,400 linguist team positions, which have changed radically over the past several years and will continue to transform to meet the Army Language Master Plan.
The 300th MI Brigade has 19 documented languages. Arabic, Persian-Farsi and Korean are heavily represented, and the brigade has other regionally important languages. Major conflict languages, with closely associated countries make up 60 percent of the unit’s structure.
The 300th MI Brigade has an innovative and difficult mission. It will continue to be more ground-breaking under the Intelligence XXI plan and the Army Intelligence Transformation Campaign Plan. The brigade provides linguists and human intelligence Soldiers across the spectrum of operations. Its teams provide linguist support to the Interim Brigade Combat Team Prophet system and to theater-level forces and operations from the Continental United States.
The six battalions of the 300th MI Brigade are partially deployed to support current operations, and others are preparing for continued rotations. Deployments include Operation Enduring Freedom, Multinational Force Observer Sinai and the Stabilization Force in Bosnia. The deployments are both language and human intelligence specific missions.
The battalions have responsibilities to support INSCOM units, specifically the 501st MI Brigade, 513th MI Brigade and 500th MI Group. They also support the 18th Airborne Corps and I Corps and are integral parts.