The 82nd Support Group was constituted September 1, 1957 at Fort Bragg. It was composed of units with long histories with the 82nd Airborne Division, dating back to the First and Second World Wars.
On May 25, 1964 the unit reorganized as the 82nd Division Support Command, or DISCOM. A year later, the unit deployed to the Dominican Republic with the 82nd Airborne Division in support of Operation Power Pack.
In 1983 the unit again deployed to combat, this time to Grenada in support of Operation Urgent Fury. Then in 1989, the unit supported the first combat jump since World War II while support Operation Just Cause in Panama.
The unit returned to combat again in 2003 during the invasion of Iraq. For the first time, these service and support paratroopers found themselves on the front lines, as supply convoys became the central target of resistance fighters.
On March 16, 2006 the unit reorganized as the 82d Sustainment Brigade under the Army's new modular transformation redesign. In August of that year, the newly reorganized unit deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom VI.
On February 29th 2008 the 82d Sustainment Brigade added the 264th CSSB (Combat Sustainment Support Battalion) as a subordinate unit. The 264th has a long history of supporting the United States Army in a myrid of campagins dating back to World War II.