Category: SDF News

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…

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…

California SMR news updates

Here are some news updates from The California State Military Reserve (State Defense Force).   CALIFORNIA – California National Guard Air Operations Becoming National Model – Link – LAO recommends ending college grant program for CA National Guard and Reserve – Link…

Georgia SDF News updates

A great deal of news to report of the George State Defense Force.  Lets start with their newsmagazines:   Georgia Military NEWSMAGAZINES: Annual Report 2016 – Link Economic Impact: “5.6 Million in state funds saved by State Defense Force utilization”…

New York Guard responds to flooding

Last month, New York saw some serious flooding spread throughout eight counties.  In response the Governor declared a state of emergency and activated nearly four hundred troops.  The troops compromised the four branches of New York Military forces, NY Army…

New York Guard updates

The New York Guard has been especially busy the past year, here are some of the updates:   Newsmagazine – Winter & Spring 2017 (Link) Top Highlights from issues: 1. Soldiers Provide Assistance to Naval Militia exercise 2. New York…

Georgia SDF News Update

Georgia SDF deploys to Fort Stewart to support Army National Guard Annual Training Georgia SDF continues supporting The Georgia Army National Guard Youth Challenge Academy (YCA) GEORGIA – Georgia SDF Soldier provides first aid to Army National Guard soldier during exercise…

Major Training Exercise in Texas

The Texas State Guard (State Defense Force) recently participated in a multi-agency training exercise with The Texas Army & Air National Guard.  The exercise focused on hurricane evacuation & response. MAJOR EXERCISE PREPARES THE TEXAS STATE GUARD Story by: Spc. Stefan…

SDF News Update

CALIFORNIA – Groundbreaking Ceremony to Mark Launch of California State Military Museum – Link INDIANA – SGAUS & IGR First Brigade hold Communications Exercise – Link INDIANA – IGR provides security at 2016 Warbird Expo – Link INDIANA – IGR provides…