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Operation Patriot Bandoleer

1177th TC and GSDF Soldiers prior to start of convoy operations supporting Operation Patriot Bandoleer.

LaGrange, Georgia, March 2015, By WO1 Howard Seay – As the large CAT diesel engines roared to life, Soldiers donned their Kevlar. Lights, Check! Commo, Check! Staging of the convoy began. Everyone was fired up and stoked. But as the miles ticked by, adrenaline turned to calm and calm turned into sleepiness. Drivers and Truck Commanders worked […]

Memorial Day 2015

Members of the Georgia Army National Guard, Air National Guard, and State Defense Force participate in the Memorial Day ceremony. Photo by Master Sgt. Mark Woelzlein.

CLAY NATIONAL GUARD CENTER, Marietta, Georgia, May 21, 2015, By PV2 Michael Chapman – Georgia State Defense Force (GSDF) Soldiers recently joined Georgia National Guard Soldiers and Airmen at the Georgia Department of Defense Memorial Day observance. GSDF Soldiers were tasked with traffic control and public affairs duties. For the first time, the event was […]

Operation Roughrider Colt

FORT STEWART, Georgia, April 22, 2015, by WO1 Howard Seay - Soldiers of the Georgia State Defense Force (GSDF) recently supported the Georgia Army National Guard’s “Roughriders” 1st Squadron 108th Cavalry Regiment – 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team in a multi-lane training exercise. GSDF personnel served as OPFOR (Opposing Force) troops. MAJ Donald Lankford and MSG […]

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