Current Missions

State Defense Forcesassist and augment National Guard forces in a multitude of missions.  Missions involving

  • Medical
  • Logistics & Supply
  • CBRNE (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, & High Yield Explosives) Decontamination
  • Communication
  • Engineering (Constructing & Maintaining Obstacle & CQB Courses)
  • Force Protection
  • Administration
  • Aviation Support
  • Civil Affairs
  • Judge Advocate General
  • Search & Rescue
  • Transportation
  • And many others

Below is a list of the missions each State Defense Force provides to The National Guard & Civil Authorities:

SPECIAL MISSION SPECIAL MISSION SPECIAL MISSION SPECIAL MISSION Engineering Team JAG Medical Team Cyber Security Team (Augment NG) Legal Support Search & Rescue Chaplain Services Emergency Radio Network Point of Distribution (Emergency) Civil Affairs Team (Augment NG) Public Affairs Team (Augment NG) Honor Guard State Operations Center (Augment NG)
Alaska State Defense Force City of Kodiak Harbor Security Backup Electrical systems during emergency Maritime Support w/ Coast Guard
California State Guard ERC (Wildland Firefighting) Security Forces (Augment NG) Maritime Support & Rescue Maintaining State Military History Museum JAG Medical Team Search & Rescue Team
Connecticut Foot Guard Mobile Field Hospital Setup Medical Team Search & Rescue Team Honor Guard
Georgia State Defense Force OPFOR (Opposing Forces) Assist NG in Casualty Management during Emergency Road Debris Removal Team (Emergency) Medical Team Search & Rescue Team Public Affairs Team (Augment NG)
Indiana Guard Reserve Medical Team Search & Rescue Team Chaplain Services
Maryland Defense Force Medical Team Cyber Security Team (Augment NG) Chaplain Services
Michigan Defense Force Joint Reception, Staging, Onward Movement and Integration (JRSOI) Retirement Services for NG Search & Rescue Team
Mississippi State Guard Medical Team Search & Rescue Team Chaplain Services Point of Distribution (Emergency) Public Affairs Team (Augment NG)
Missouri State Defense Force
New Mexico State Defense Force
New York Guard Former National Guard CERFP Inclement Weather Road Clearing Team Engineering Team JAG Medical Team Emergency Radio Network Civil Affairs Team (Augment NG) Public Affairs Team (Augment NG) Honor Guard
Ohio Military Reserve Shelter Management (Emergency) Medical Team Chaplain Services Emergency Radio Network Point of Distribution (Emergency) Public Affairs Team (Augment NG) Honor Guard
Puerto Rico State Guard Engineering Team Medical Team
South Carolina State Guard SC Corrections Dept. Support SC Law Enforcement Support Road Debris Removal Team (Emergency) Medical Team Search & Rescue Team
Tennessee State Guard Medical Team Honor Guard
Texas State Guard Maritime Search & Rescue Shelter Management (Emergency) Operation Lone Star (Border Protection) Operation Drawbridge (Border Monitoring) Medical Team Search & Rescue Team State Operations Center (Augment NG)
Vermont State Guard Shelter Management (Emergency)
Virginia Defense Force Operations Center Augmentation Cyber Security Team (Augment NG) Chaplain Services Emergency Radio Network Point of Distribution (Emergency) State Operations Center (Augment NG)
Washington State Guard Wildfire Firefighting JAG Chaplain Services Civil Affairs Team (Augment NG)