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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 […]

No Greater Love

CH (CPT) Spencer Haygood, Command Chaplain

By CH (CPT) Spencer Haygood, Command Chaplain: Jesus said, “This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends” (John 15:12–13). When Jesus calls us to love as he has loved us, that’s not a […]

Latest News from the Chaplain Corps


By CH (CPT), Spencer Haygood, Command Chaplain: TRAINING: For the second consecutive year, GSDF Chaplains have been invited to and have taken part in the GADOD Joint Chaplain Corps Annual Training held each April. The topic of focus in 2015 was “Ethics,” with the keynote speaker being LTC Pete Kilner, the Academy Professor of Philosophy […]

GSDF Soldiers Join Memorial Day Observance Honoring the Fallen


  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


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 […]

Georgia State Defense Force Receives Multiple Mentions in State Guard Association’s National Newsletter


Multiple mentions of the Georgia State Defense Force (GSDF) appear in the Winter 2015/2016 issue of the State Guard Association of the United States (SGAUS) SDF Times. These stories highlight the GSDF’s work to a national audience of SDF Times readers. This issue contains stories on: Assistance GSDF soldiers provided for hurricane relief efforts near […]

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