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Georgia State Defense Force: A Force in Multi-Agency Search and Rescue Missions

Troops of the Georgia State Defense Force ( GSDF) conducting a thorough Grid Search in a Multiple Agency Setting Search and Rescue (SAR) Mission in Hart County, GA September 18, 2017
Georgia State Defense Force photo by Pfc. Andreas Alsdorf

Hart County, Ga., Sep. 18, 2017 – “Today, the Chamblee Police Department along with its local/state law enforcement and non-law enforcement partners conducted a search of approximately 218 acres of hunting property located in Hart County, Georgia” read the press release from the Chamblee Police Department issued on September 18, 2017. The search was related […]

Mobile Surge Hospital exercise during the Vigilant Guard 2017

Vigilant Guard 2017

The Air Dominance Center, Savannah, Ga., March 29, 2017 – Members of the Georgia State Defense Force (GA SDF), Georgia Air National Guard (GA ANG), Georgia Army National Guard (GA ARNG), Georgia Department of Public Health (GA DPH), Georgia Disaster Assessment Response Team (DART), Emergency Medical Services (EMS) units, Georgia Emergency Management & Homeland Security […]

‘Ready to Serve’ Is No Joke

GSDF members respond to a fire during an OPFOR mission at Fort Benning, Georgia, April 1, 2017. The immediate response of GSDF personnel helped prevent the fire from spreading and allowed the training mission to continue.
Georgia State Defense Force photo by Staff Sgt. Amber Kimble

By Staff Sgt. Amber Kimble FORT BENNING, Ga., April 01, 2017 - While participating in a recent opposing force (OPFOR) mission at Fort Benning, Georgia, Georgia State Defense Force (GSDF) members voluntarily helped extinguish a small fire in the Infantry Training Area. Nearby GSDF members saw the fire ignite during active OPFOR operations and immediately responded. […]

Vigilant Guard 2017

Chief Warrant Officer 2 Daniel Mayer, right, and Pfc. Anitha Guruswami monitor incoming information and activities in the Georgia State Defense Force Mobile Operations Center during Vigilant Guard 2017 at Clay National Guard Center in Marietta, Georgia, March 28, 2017. 
Georgia State Defense Force photo by Warrant Officer Oscar Cano

CLAY NATIONAL GUARD CENTER, Marietta, Ga., April 1, 2017 – The Georgia State Defense Force (GSDF) recently participated in a multi-state, multi-day training exercise. Known as Vigilant Guard, this joint regional training exercise was sponsored by U.S. Northern Command, in conjunction with the National Guard Bureau. The exercise was conducted at multiple locations in Georgia […]

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