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GSDF Supports National Guard During Operation Vigilant Guard

GSDF soldiers assemble the 1177th TC OE-254 antenna. (Georgia National Guard photo by MAJ Pervis Brown)

FLORENCE REGIONAL AIRPORT, Florence, S.C., March 11, 2015, By 2LT Allan Hayes –Georgia State Defense Force (GSDF) troops played key roles in training and assisting Georgia Army National Guard (GAANG) soldiers with transportation, communications, and maintenance operations during a simulated disaster drill March 6-11 in Georgetown, South Carolina. A Company, 4th Battalion, 5th Brigade of […]

Equipped With Knowledge

YELLOW RIVER PARK, Snellville, GA, March 8, 2015, By  SGT Lisa Kennedy – Francis Bacon said, “Knowledge is Power.” Soldiers of the Third Battalion / First Brigade trained day and night at their recent Field Training Exercise (FTX) at Yellow River Park, a 566 acre Gwinnett County Park. By day: One-Rope Bridge Crossing and Map […]

Pine Mountain SAR Training

2LT Ted Burzynski and SPC Kerry Hatcher conduct a Search and Rescue task.

PINE MOUNTAIN, Georgia, March 13, 2015 – On March 8, 2015, members of the Georgia State Defense Force (GSDF) Headquarters, 4th Battalion, 5th Brigade conducted Search and Rescue Training in Pine Mountain, Georgia.   Through rough and sometimes arduous terrain and elevations, GSDF soldiers recently conducted Search and Rescue training. A lost camper scenario was […]

Marksmanship Competition: Mission Accomplished

GEORGIA GARRISON TRAINING CENTER, Fort Stewart, Georgia, February 25 – March 1, 2015, By 2LT Ted Burzynski – Soldiers from the Georgia State Defense Force (GSDF) provided support to the Georgia Army National Guard (GAARNG) Marksmanship Unit during the 2nd Annual Andrew Sullens Marksmanship Competition. GSDF soldiers, serving alongside GAARNG soldiers, endured long, arduous, cold and […]

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