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About the Georgia State Defense Force

OUR MISSION:

When ordered by the Adjutant General, the Georgia State Defense Force provides an organized, trained, disciplined, rapid response uniformed force. Volunteers respond to needs and emergency situations as defined by the Adjutant General or the Governor, and assist local authorities where such missions do not conflict.

The Georgia State Defense Force performs a variety of missions for the National Guard including family support, legal assistance, medical support, and technical assistance in a variety of areas including communications, Emergency Support Teams and in other specialized areas.

The Georgia State Defense Force performs missions such as evacuation and control during natural disasters, perimeter safety and medical assistance to major public festivals, and maintains liaison with a variety of local emergency, law enforcement, and homeland security agencies. The Georgia State Defense Force performs diverse missions from assisting in military data recording to manning emergency operations centers.

MISSION ESSENTIAL TASK LIST (METL)*

  1. Support and augment Georgia National Guard forces

  2. Provide professional skills to the Georgia Department of Defense

  3. Assist Georgia Communities


METL-DERIVED COMMON TASKS*
 

  • Disaster Reconnaissance
  • Traffic/Evacuation Control
  • Area Isolation/Area Safety
  • Evacuee Shelter Augmentation
  • EOC/SOC Augmentation
  • Special Skill Support to GADOD
  • Search and Rescue Operations
  • Guard Family Assistance Support
  • Base and Field Medical Support
  • Crowd Control/Event Safety
  • Facilities Safety
  • Other Tasks as Authorized


* Reflects the Georgia State Defense Force peacetime METL and those Common Tasks derived there from that have been authorized for Georgia State Defense Force execution.
 


 

 


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