The 67th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade is a battlefield surveillance brigade (BfSB) of the Nebraska Army National Guard. It derives its lineage from the 67th Infantry Brigade (Mechanized), previously a component of the 35th Infantry Division (Mechanized).
As the 67th Infantry Brigade, the brigade was initially formed in August 1917 in the Iowa and Nebraska Army National Guards, and was part of the 34th Division mobilized for World War I. It comprised the 133rd Infantry Regiment and the 134th Infantry Regiment. It was disbanded in February 1919, but formed again in 1921, still as part of the 34th Division. From 1921 to 1942 it was part of the Iowa Army National Guard seemingly comprising only the 168th Infantry Regiment.
From 1964 to 1985 it was the 67th Infantry Brigade. The brigade was organized under the Selected Reserve Force (SRF) program in the 1960s. The Brigade consisted of (among other units) 1st Bn/134th Infantry, 2nd Bn/134th Infantry (later inactivated), 1st Battalion, 195th Armor (which joined in 1978), Troop E/167th Cavalry and Co.D/567th Engineers. This brigade was assigned as a "round out" brigade to the 4th Infantry Division. In the event of conflict the 67th Brigade would have come under the command of the 4th Infantry Division as one of its organic brigades. The 67th trained annually with the 4th Infantry Div. at Ft. Carson, CO.
State ARNG newspapers reporting the recreation of the BfSB in 2008 say that the infantry brigade was reformed in 1962, with its main elements being the 1st and 2nd Battalions of the 134th Infantry Regiment. Other combat units that were part of the brigade from the 1960s eventually included the 1st Battalion, 168th Field Artillery Regiment, and Troop E, 167th Cavalry, which was constituted and assigned in 1964.
The brigade was then assigned to the 35th ID, from 1985 to 2002.
Material reproduced by Globalsecurity.org from 2001-2002, seemingly originally drawn from state National Guard sources, said:
These change comes as a result of the restructuring of the National Guard's to better meet the needs and requirements of the regular Army, and is one step in a seven-year process aimed at transforming the 67th Infantry Brigade into a support group.
As of mid-2001, the process which had started in central Nebraska was four years along, and the regiment's 1-195th Armor and 67th Forward Support battalions were in various stages of transition.
It was announced in 2015 that 67th BFSB would transition to a Maneuver Enhancement Brigade.
In 2003 it was converted to the 67th Area Support Group. On 7 September 2008, it appears to have been redesignated the 67th BfSB.