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New York Guard begins Annual Training

This week the New York Guard holds their Annual Training, which compromises numerous missions, training sessions, and their week long boot camp for new recruits.  They will also be celebrating their 100th Anniversary this week in honor of their creation…

SDF’s In The News

CALIFORNIA – Janet Nguyen, colleagues announce legislation to aid military veterans – Link CALIFORNIA – Brig. Gen. John W. Lathrop assumes command of JFTB Los Alamitos – Link CALIFORNIA – Most Influential 2016: Antoinette Balta and Dwight Stirling founded Veterans Legal Institute, serving…

SDF News Update

GEORGIA – Three pieces of news   MARYLAND – SB13 (Reclassifcation of State Militia,repealing specified authorization and requirements relating to organizational commanders, etc.) Bill dies in House – Link   SOUTH CAROLINA – Five news pieces:

Virginia SDF News Update

– Virginia Defense Force supports return of 29th Infantry Division – Virginia Defense Force trains with Virginia National Guard on Tactical Communications Packages – Virginia Defense Force provides operations center augmentation at Virginia Emergency Operations Center – Virginia Defense Force…

Hangout with NYG PAO Mark Getman

Our latest episode of Hangout with a Expert has been released.  In this episode we sit down with Captain Mark Getman, Public Affairs Officer of the New York Guard (State Defense Force), and discuss the latest missions and direction of the force.…

Revised NGB policy with SDF’s

The National Guard Bureau recently revised the 2011 National Guard Regulation 10-4 which specifies the “National Guard Interaction with State Defense Forces.”.  The policy change is good news for State Defense Force soldiers as it allows the National Guard to…