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GSDF Soldiers Conduct Warrior Task Testing for Georgia Army National Guard

PFC Howard Seay, Headquarters, 5th Brigade instructs counter-IED techniques to members of the 1177th Transportation Company, Georgia Army National Guard.

CLAY NATIONAL GUARD CENTER, Marietta, Georgia, August 21, 2013, By 2LT Ted Burzynski – Soldiers from the Georgia State Defense Force’s 5th Brigade assisted Georgia Army National Guard troops from the 1177th Transportation Company in conducting their annual Warrior Task Testing (WTT). The training group from the Georgia State Defense Force, led by CPT Donald […]

GSDF Library Display Encourages Recruitment

CLAY NATIONAL GUARD CENTER, Marietta, Georgia, July 09, 2013, By SGT Lisa Kennedy – In an effort to educate the public about the Georgia State Defense Force, and perhaps recruit some if its citizens, the Third Battalion Public Affairs Office created a display at the Oglethorpe County Library in Lexington, Georgia. The Georgia State Defense Force’s Third […]

Opposing Force Training

CLAY NATIONAL GUARD CENTER, Marietta, Georgia, May 13, 2013, By LTC Eddie Williams - A combination of Georgia Army National Guard and Georgia State Defense Force soldiers occupied a mock Afghan village at Clay National Guard Center in an Opposing Force Training (OPFOR) training exercise. Thirty Cobb County Honorary Commanders Day guests observed the exercise. The […]

911th Support Battalion Helps Units of the 78th Homeland Response Force

CLAY NATIONAL GUARD CENTER, Marietta, Georgia, March 3, 2013, By WO1 Jim Zegers – Troops from the Georgia State Defense Force (GSDF) assisted the Georgia Army National Guard in a test of its tactical communications abilities. The tests were performed during a communications exercise (COMEX) during drill weekend. The Operations Company, 911th Support Battalion, 76th Support Brigade […]

Third Battalion Field Training Exercise

SGT Guy McMillan takes notes as CPL Jason Austin attends to an ‘injured’ scout during the search and rescue exercise.

CLAY NATIONAL GUARD CENTER, Marietta, Georgia, March 19, 2013, By SGT Lisa Kennedy – The warm temperatures and mountainous terrain did not slow down training for members of the Third Battalion when they held a weekend-long Field Training Exercise (FTX) along with the rest of the First Brigade during their March drill. Soldiers were notified through their chain […]

Do You Know Our History?

CLAY NATIONAL GUARD CENTER, Marietta, GA, February 18, 2013, By CPL Eric Tedder - Did you know that the National Guard traces its beginning to December 13, 1636, when the General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony ordered the formation of three militia regiments? Did you also know that Georgia traces the beginning of its own […]

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