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SDF News Update

News from the State Defense Forces: ALASKA – Alaska State Defense Force activates signal detachment in Bethel  GEORGIA – Responding to Hurricane Irma GEORGIA – A Force in Multi-Agency Search and Rescue Missions INDIANA – GR Builds a Hospital From the Ground Up INDIANA…

Alaska SDF makes history!

For the first time the Alaska State Defense Force deployed outside of the state to assist the National Guard in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico.  Here is the original article from the US Military website DVIDS:   Photo By 2nd Lt. Marisa Lindsay…

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…

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.…