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“Real-World” Readiness: GSDF Soldiers Erect 50-Patient Mobile Field Hospital

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KENNESAW STATE UNIVERSITY, Marietta, Ga., Aug., 13, 2016—In an impressive display of readiness, Georgia State Defense Force (GSDF) Soldiers handily erected a 50-patient mobile field hospital—one of eight throughout the state—while demonstrating “real-world” emergency preparedness capabilities that could save lives during a catastrophe. The 911th Support Battalion and 132nd Medical Battalion of the 76th Support […]

New Officers Graduate From Officer Candidate School

The newest Second Lieutenants and Warrant Officers of the Georgia State Defense Force with members of the Officer Candidate/Warrant Officer School Cadre following graduation at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth, Georgia on August 14, 2016.
(Georgia State Defense Force photo by Pfc. Davidson)

  GEORGIA PUBLIC SAFETY TRAINING CENTER, Forsyth, Ga. August 14, 2016 – In a ceremony steeped in tradition and carried out with military precision, the Georgia State Defense Force (GSDF) recently graduated seven candidates from the combined Officer Candidate School/Warrant Officer Candidate School (OCS/WOCS). Two candidates were appointed as Warrant Officers and five were commissioned […]

TRADOC Graduates Soldier Leadership Course Class

GEORGIA PUBLIC SAFETY TRAINING CENTER, Forsyth, Ga. — Graduates (11 of 12) of the SLC 2016-01 
proudly display their certificates of course completion.

Photo by Staff Sgt. Kara Kirby, Georgia State Defense Force

Story by Staff Sgt. Kirby and Pfc. Shepard   CLAY NATIONAL GUARD CENTER, Marietta, Ga. — The Georgia State Defense Force (GSDF) recently completed its 2016-01 Soldier Leadership Course (SLC), marking an impressive milestone in the military careers of the 12 class graduates. Leadership and training are essential to the GSDF, and the SLC provides Soldiers an opportunity […]

Water Survival Training

GSDF SGT Roger Boles of 1BDE / 3BN completes one of the many skill exercises required as part of the water survival training program.  Georgia State Defense Force Photo | Released.

By PV2 Oscar Cano: SMYRNA, Georgia, July 16, 2016 – A group of 11 soldiers across different units of the Georgia State Defense Force (GSDF) recently participated in a water survival training course aimed to expand their skills when operating in or near bodies of water. This type of training is conducted to build GSDF […]

GSDF Soldiers Join Memorial Day Observance Honoring the Fallen

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  CLAY NATIONAL GUARD CENTER, Marietta, Georgia, May 19, 2016 – Georgia State Defense Force (GSDF) Soldiers recently joined members of the Georgia Department of Defense, dignitaries, family, friends, and other attendees for a Memorial Day Observance honoring the fallen. The ceremony was held at the Freedom Calls Memorial, adjacent to the Georgia National Guard […]

Georgia State Defense Force Supports Military-Civilian Event

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CLAY NATIONAL GUARD CENTER, Marietta, Georgia, April 27, 2016 – Georgia State Defense Force (GSDF) Soldiers were among more than 1,000 people who attended a recent Cobb Chamber After Hours event that honored the military and fostered military-civilian relationships. The GSDF made a strong showing. Soldiers manned an information/recruitment table, assisted with traffic flow, and […]

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