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NY Guard Responds to Major Flooding

The NY Guard (State Defense Force) was recently activated to support and augment National Guard forces due to widespread flooding throughout the state.  The Joint Task Force was compromised of the New York National Guard, New York Guard (State Defense…

Senator visits STARBASE

Senator Tom Umberg, a State Senator representing California’s 34th District, was recently provided a tour of the Joint Forces Training Base in Los Alamitos.  During his tour he was briefed about a California Military Department program known as STARBASE, a…

Texas Troops Train

The Texas State Guard (State Defense Force) took the month of February to have their newest recruits undergo medical training by safeguarding their casualty as they navigate a obstacle course.  Other troops of the Texas State Guard receive HAZMAT Awareness…

New York Guard transitions to OCP

The New York Guard (State Defense Force) recently announced plans to transition from their current uniform the Army Combat Uniform (ACU), to the Operational Combat Pattern (OCP).  They join the US Army National Guard, as well as a number of…

New law protects California SDF

At the end of the legislative session of 2018, the California legislature and Governor passed a series of laws which included SB 1500, a bill that pertained to the California State Military Reserve (State Defense Force).  The law forbids any…