Month: March 2018

Ohio SDF ensure troops are Army Standards Fit

The Ohio Military Reserve (State Defense Force) ensures that their troops meet the Army Standards of Fitness, Ohio Regulation 40-1 Standards of Physical Fitness.  Troops that do not meet those standards are not able to be deployed for missions. Source:

Ohio SDF conducts SAR, Medical FTX

The Ohio Military Reserve (State Defense Force) recently conducted a large Field Training Exercise (FTX) where they trained on Land Navigation, Medical, and Search & Rescue (SAR).  Here is the official news item: Source:

More from FTX Arctic Eagle 2018

In the previous post we mentioned that the Alaska State Defense Force participated in the multi nation exercise Arctic Eagle 2018.  The exercise brings together numerous military and civilian agencies such as the Army National Guard, Air National Guard from…

Alaska SDF participates in Multi Nation Exercise

The Alaska State Defense force recently participated in a Multi nation exercise.  The exercise known as Arctic Eagle 2018, focuses on scenario-based events which include hazardous material detection and response, security and protection of critical infrastructure, triage, domain awareness patrol, communication and transportation…

NY Guard Activated for Nor’easter

The New York Guard (State Defense Force) was recently activated by the Governor to help with relief efforts resulting from the Nor’easter that plagued the Northeast.  The New York Guard assisted by providing the New York Army National Guard, Air…