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Georgia Department of Defense annual report

Always Ready.ALWAYS THERE.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS 4 letter from leadership 5 Mission, vision, goals 6 gadod chain on command 7 Georgia National Guard As A Business 8 Economic Impact 10 Georgia DOD Strength In Numbers 11 Global Presence 12 Through the Year: Timeline 14 Georgia Army National Guard 16 - 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team 17 - 78th Aviation Troop Command 18 - 648th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade 19 - 78th Troop Command 20 - 201st Regional Support Group 21 Georgia Air National Guard 23 -116th Air Control Wing 24 -165th Airlift Wing 25 Air Dominance Center 27 State Defense Force 28 Joint Staff 30 Defense Support of Civil Authorities 31 4TH WMD Civil Support Team 32 Counterdrug Task force 32 Cyber protection team 33 The State Public Affairs Office 34 State Partnership Program 35 Academic Assets 38 Historical Roots 39 The Fallen 40 Army national Guard Officers 43 Army National Guard warrant Officers 44 Air national Guard Officers


Letter From Leadership

THE ADJUTANT GENERAL OF GEORGIA

MAJ. GEN. JOE JARRARD

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t is my honor and privilege to present you our annual report, which highlights the incredible accomplishments of your Georgia Department of Defense in 2017. This report reflects the service and sacrifices of the 14,000+ men and women of the Georgia Army National Guard, Air National Guard, State Defense Force and state and federal employees who proudly serve our great state and nation, at home and abroad. Throughout 2017, the Georgia Department of Defense maintained the high standard of readiness for which Georgia is routinely recognized, while conducting numerous operations and exercises that honed skills and capabilities in support of our war fight and homeland defense mission sets. In the spring, we hosted the largest Vigilant Guard exercise ever conducted in the U.S. Over 9,000 personnel that included Guardsmen from Georgia as well as seven other states and more than 50 federal and local agencies joined the Georgia Department of Defense to prepare for a possible hurricane, flood and other disasters. In September, the value of this training was realized when Hurricane Irma hit Georgia, causing flooding and property damage throughout the state. Georgia Guardsmen and State Defense Force volunteers supported emergency personnel and first responders across the state by securing homes in flooded areas, providing route

clearance and ensuring logistical support for citizens to return to their homes and businesses. Georgia Guardsmen also provided support for Hurricanes Harvey and Maria. Our Air Dominance Center in Savannah served as the gateway for military flights from the continental United States to the devastated islands in the Caribbean. Georgia Guard units remain at the forefront of new strategies and concepts. Earlier this year, elements of the Georgia Guard deployed to Afghanistan as the 3rd Infantry Division, Main Command Post Operational Detachment. Additionally, the 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team continues to train with the 3rd Infantry Division as a part of the Associated Units Pilot Program and will deploy to Afghanistan at the beginning of 2019. Georgia Guardsmen continue to play a major role in complex training exercises. In July, the 648th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade worked alongside armed forces from 22 nations during exercise Saber Guardian in Romania. In August, members of the 78th Troop Command and 165th Airlift Wing traveled to the country of Georgia to train with our state partner in the Vaziani Training Area as a part of Exercise Noble Partner 17. As we continued to develop our partnership with the Country of Georgia, we welcomed the Republic of Argentina as a second member of our State Partnership Program this year. We continue to have Soldiers and Airmen deployed around the globe in support of Operation Freedom Sentinel and Operation Spartan Shield. Members of the Georgia detachments of the 1-111 General Support Aviation Battalion returned from a ten-month deployment to the Middle East where they provided medical evacuation support in the fight against ISIS. Our 116th Air Control Wing and 165th Airlift Wing have seen continued deployments in support of the war fight, providing airborne battle management and strategic airlift capabilities. Our Soldiers and Airmen continue to meet every challenge as an operational force overseas and in support of civil authorities when needed at home. The Soldiers, Airmen, State Defense Force members and state employees of the Georgia Department of Defense are resolute and remain a ready and relevant force. For the past decade and a half they have proven indispensable around the globe and at home. The citizens of Georgia know they can count on their Georgia National Guard to be “Always Ready, Always There�. Sincerely,

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The Adjutant General of Georgia Maj. Gen. Joe Jarrard

@TAGofGA


authorities operations meet state and federal regulatory The Georgia Department of Defense (Ga. DOD) guidance. provides ready military forces to the Combatant Commanders • Develop strategic communications by leveraging exand to the Governor. isting technologies and social media methodologies to exploit the business and capabilities of the Ga. DOD to Vision: A strong, agile and resilient military organization, all stakeholders. recognized as the leader in strength, readiness and innova- • Increase STARBASE capability from 1,200 students annually to 3,000 students annually. tion; an interagency partner; postured for effective response; chosen for new missions and force structure, providing • Grow public and private partnerships to integrate capabilities and processes for mutual prosperity. opportunities for members who live the Ga. DOD values to realize their potential through service to the State and Nation. • Create and sustain a formalized community relations program ensuring optimal outreach to promote the positive image and culture of the Ga. DOD. Values: The Ga. DOD values are those of our Service • Create a legislative working group of Senior Leaders to Components, the Army and Air Force: Loyalty, Duty, Redevelop legislative priorities and proposals. spect, Selfless Service, Honor, Integrity, Personal Courage, • Provide programs, services and systems for current and Integrity First, Service before Self and excellence in all we do. retired service members and families. • Assist in providing employment and education opportunities and programs that leverage military skill sets, Priorities: leadership and civilian education. • Readiness. Remain relevant for future mission sets and • Implement a rewards and recognition program and esprimary missions. tablish career progression program for Ga. DOD state • Partnerships. Forge and maintain enduring public and employees that aligns with the Georgia state classification private partnerships to reduce operating and service system. costs, reduce risk during interagency operations and • Enhance Ga. DOD core strength, character and culture enhance community relationships. by developing a workforce diversity plan that fosters a • People. Sustain our Georgia National Guard Family by positive environment free from abuse, harassment and providing opportunities that enhance the potential for discrimination. continual service to our State and Nation. • Develop a senior management council to implement • Business Operations. Enhance business operations to and sustain an integrated management system to build provide a lean and responsive organization that allows and maintain quality and efficient state government communities, individuals and our operations to prosper. operation: fiscally sound, principled and conservative. • Provide new and / or renovated infrastructure to meet the demands of current / future force structure with sustainGoals: able information technology while divesting properties • Align force structure and rebalance end strength to that no longer contribute to readiness. maintain unit readiness levels. • Sustain overseas duty for training, deployment for training and Combined Training Center opportunities to sustain Focus: quick, robust responsiveness. • Readiness • Develop and communicate inter-agency contingency • Competent and Ethical Leaders planning and ensure our defense support of civilian • Continuous Improvement

Mission:

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Ga. DOD Chain of Command Governor Nathan Deal Commander-in-Chief

President of the United States

Maj. Gen. Joe Jarrard Adjutant General

Brig. Gen. Randall Simmons jr. Asst. Adjutant General - Army Commander Ga. Army National Guard

MAJ. Gen. Jesse Simmons Asst. Adjutant General - Air Commander Ga. Air National Guard

National Guard Bureau

Mr. Joe Ferrero Deputy Adjutant General Ga. Dept. of Defense

Brig. Gen. John King Director Joint Staff

Organization Composition

Brig. Gen. Tom Danielson Commanding General Ga. State Defense Force

4% 3%

10,956 Army Guardsmen 19%

2,896 Air Guardsmen

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565 SDF Members 493 State Employees *As of december 2017

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ith more than 14,000 members and a Georgia economic impact of $853 million, the business of operating the Georgia Department of Defense is thriving. Within the spirit of continuous process improvement, we adopted the Malcolm Baldrige business model as our business management process. Implementing this business improvement process and employing constant reviews of our goals, objectives and metrics, we have developed within our military operations a business culture commensurate with prosperous corporations and conglomerates. Our

federally appointed, Active Army U.S. Property and Fiscal Officer and is achieved through fiscal committees. The Program Budget Advisory Committee, chaired by our Army National Guard Chief of Staff and our financial management boards, chaired by our Air National Guard wing cmmanders, monitor our annual funding levels and promote spending in alignment with our strategic goals. We also have financial accountability redundancy via our State of Georgia - Financial Management Division; this division ensures funding received from the State of Georgia is properly accounted for and distributed. For every one dollar the

during our strategic planning processes. Communication is extremely important in our business. Our strategic priorities, goals and objectives are communicated throughout our workforce via intra/internet solutions, published orders, policies and information papers. We also have weekly, monthly, quarterly and bi-annual meetings and boards to ensure we are progressing in a positive direction. Routine checks by Leadership and our management teams ensure that guidance is filtered down, understood and executed by our entire workforce. Bottomup communication from employees to

GA. guard as a business operational business model allows us to focus on the needs of our customers, which enables us to improve our business operations and better manage our workforce. This model allows us to not only remain competitive, but recognition as an industry leader in providing the service of Ready Military Forces. The Ga. DOD competes annually for resources and funding with 53 other states and U.S. territories. Since 2001, the Ga. DOD has been recognized as one of the top business performers earning over 16 nationally recognized excellence awards and winning the Army’s top award for excellence in 2013. Our business model begins with internal annual assessments of our operating processes followed by external government agency audits. Internal assessments are conducted by our program managers, senior leaders, in-house auditors and our governance management team, i.e., our Inspector General, Judge Advocate General and Internal Review Division. Operational management accountability is regulated through aggressive internal management control processes as mandated by the Federal Manager’s Integrity Act of 1982. Fiscal accountability is managed by our

Ga. DOD receives from state government the federal government provides $43 and our financial status requires constant auditing. Any discrepancies discovered are immediately and aggressively investigated. Our senior leadership team reviews our assessments quarterly during our strategic management board process. Current organization performance is reviewed and areas for improvement are identified. During the strategic management board, senior leaders use a formal strategic planning process to determine current organization performance, refine our business direction, re-evaluate and set our mission, vision and values. The board also ensures our organization is postured to meet the expectations of our customers. From the strategic planning process we develop our strategic management plan and communicate it throughout the workforce; subsequently, leaders and management teams develop action / implementation plans using a five-year strategic planning cycle. We communicate regularly with customers through various forums and surveys to ensure we are meeting / exceeding their expectations. Feedback and assessments from our customer and stakeholder engagements are assessed

our Leaders and management teams is encouraged and provides feedback that may promote change in our business operations and / or the management of our workforce. Overall performance of our business practices is assured through the aggressive monitoring of key performance indicators. These indicators provide early identification of our ability to deliver services and to meet / exceed customer expectations. Reviews and evaluations of performance are conducted by program managers and process improvement teams that, in turn, make adjustments to programs and processes not meeting expectations. When performance expectations fall short, new processes are quickly identified and implemented to sustain quality service to our customers. The Ga. DOD business process model is a continuous business cycle that allows us an integrated approach to organization performance management. Assessments of performance and customer expectations found in our business model allows us to deliver solid value to our customers and stakeholders. Our business processes ensure our organizational effectiveness, sustainability and capabilities fully support our Governor’s strategic goal of a more efficient Georgia government.

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ECONOMIC IMPACT

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he motto of the Georgia Department of Defense: “always ready, always there, always on target,” is an accurate portrait of what t his organizat ion of fers the state of Georgia and the nation. In meeting the re qu i re m e nt to prov i d e ready and relevant forces to combatant commanders, homeland defense and defense support of civil authorities, the Georgia Army and Air National Guard have a significant economic imp ac t on t he e c onomy of t he st ate of G e org i a . With a 15 percent increase in personnel since 2005, nearly 15,000 men and women make up the Ga. DOD, hailing from each of the 159 counties across the Peach State – making our service members and civilian staff truly “home grown.” In State payroll taxes alone, Georgia benefits from more than $5.9 million from our civilians employed by the Ga. DOD. With a federal budget of $480 million and state budget of $11.5 million, the Ga. DOD also produces lasting results in

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the state with flourishing youth programs, an outstanding military readiness capability and ingenuity in military construction programs – which at present are injecting almost $8.3 million into the Georgia economy. Despite our large presence in the state, the Ga. DOD and its operations account for a miniscule percentage of the state budget in 2017 – just $11.5 million.

and significantly impacts our economy. Additionally, the fact that 150 of the 159 counties either have a National Guard armory or are immediately adjacent to a county with one, demonstrates our statewide economic presence and impact. Wh i l e ou r e c on om i c impact in Georgia is significant, the most important asset we have are our service members. The Ga. DOD

“Nearly 15,000 men and women make up the Ga. DOD, hailing from 159 counties across the peach state...”

Overall, the Ga. DOD annually impacts almost $853 million into the Georgia economy, making it a vital part of our thriving economy. This is accomplished through payroll, logistics, maintenance and ser vice contracts, construction and many other ways. As such, the Ga. DOD is one of the largest employers in Georgia

ser vice members are not just the protectors of your communities; we are your brothers and sisters, your neighbors and friends. In times of peace, we live sideby-side with you, working to make this state great. And in times of war and peril, know that your Ga. DOD will answer the call, as we are always ready, always there.


Georgia DOD strength Georgia Guard Diversity

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White Black / African American

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Air Guard Enlisted Air Guard Officers

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2017 dawned with more than 250 Georgia Guardsmen deployed around the globe. From parachute riggers of the Georgia Army National Guard’s 165th Quartermaster Company to Joint Terminal Attack Controller of the Georgia Air National Guard’s 165th Air Support Operations Squadron, The Georgia Department of Defense was once again present on five continents. In April 2017, The Georgia detachments of the 1-111th Aviation Battalion returned from their mission in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. Three months later, aviators of Company C 185th Aviation returned from a ninemonth deployment to Kosovo. Soldiers of the 165th Quartermaster Company supported named operations in Kuwait and Afghanistan, and the 3rd ID Main Command Post Operational Detachment began its historic first deployment in support of the 3rd Infantry Division. Another unit, the 648th Military Engagement Team, also embarked on its first deployment with duty assignments across the Middle East. The Georgia National Guard also supports overseas training missions designed to build good will and interoperability among partner nations. The 560th Battlefield Coordination Detachment took part in Exercise Austere Challenge 17 in Kaiserlautern Germany in February and put lessons learned to practice at Bold Quest 2017 in

October at Fort Stewart. In the summer of 2017, Georgia Guardsmen from several brigades and wings, traveled to the country of Georgia to support civil and military training during Exercises Noble Partner. The 648th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade provided mission command over a simulated contested night river crossing during Exercise Saber Guardian 17 in Valcea, Romania, the first time a MEB has facilitated such an operation. The Georgia Air National Guard supported operations in every geographical command in 2017. In addition to supporting airborne operations and civil engineering projects in the Country of Georgia, the 165th Airlift Wing contributed aircraft and personnel to exercises in Germany and Southwest Asia. The 116th Air Control Wing and its Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System have deployed continually for sixteen years. The Georgia National Guard will continue its support for overseas contingency operations. Nearly 3,000 Georgia Guardsmen are scheduled to deploy in 2018 and 2019, among them, Soldiers of the 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team and aviators of the 78th Aviation Troop Command. The Georgia Air National Guard will continue with its high-operational tempo with deployments to Europe, Central Command and the Pacific.

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georgia NATIONAL DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE, Marietta, Ga. June 9, 2017 - Vice President Mike Pence speaks to service members of the Air Force Reserve and Georgia National Guard during a visit to Atlanta.

ALWAYS ALWAYS

GEORGIA GARRISON TRAINING CENTER, Fort Stewart, Ga. January 11, 2017 - Soldiers of the Georgia Army National Guard complete a sunrise run during annual training at Fort Stewart. The Guardsmen are assigned to the 78th Troop Command's 110th Combat Services Support Battalion.

JanUARY

CLAY NATIONAL GUARD CENTER, February 12, 2017 - Georgia Army National Guard officer candidates practice calling nine-line medical evacuation requests as part of the Georgia Military Institute’s training regiment. The officer candidates, part of OCS Class 56, are in the middle of Phase II of training which lasts through July.

FebUARY

FORT STEWART, Ga., Jan 12, 2017 Soldiers and Airmen of the Georgia National Guard prepare to board a C-130 of the 156th Airlift Wing, Puerto Rico Air National Guard for a night jump over Fort Stewart, Ga.

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CLAY NATIONAL GUARD CENTER, Marietta, Ga. March 7, 2017 -The Georgia National Guard's 78th Aviation Troop Command held a departure ceremony for Company B, 2nd Battalion 245th Aviation Regiment at the Clay National Guard Center in preparation for the unit's deployment to Southwest Asia.

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ELLABELLA, Ga. March 29, 2017 - A CH-47 Chinook helicopter of the Georgia Army National Guard’s Detachment 1, Company B, 1st Battalion, 169 Aviation Regiment, uses a collapsible bucket to disperse water at an aerial firefighting exercise. The training scenario is part of Vigilant Guard 2017 and incorporated representatives the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Georgia Forestry Commission and Georgia State Patrol.


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VALCEA ROMANIA, July 12, 2017 – A U.S. Army Soldier of the Fort Leonard Wood-based 50th Multi-Role Bridge Company directs vehicles of the 105th Bridge Company, Royal Dutch Army into position to conduct bridging operations on the Olt River during Exercise Saber Guardian 17 in Valcea, Romania. The Georgia Army National Guard’s 648th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade facilitated the crossing operation.

S READY. S VAZIANI, Country of Georgia, August 2, 2017 – Soldiers of the Georgia Army National Guard’s 810th Engineer Company conduct a controlled detonation at the remote Vaziani Training Area. The 810th is training with Georgian Armed Forces in support of Exercise Noble Partner 2017.

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COLUMBUS, Ga., May 6, 2017 Col. John Gentry, commander of the 648th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade watches as Col. Anthony Hall and Command Sgt. Major John Smiley, command team of the 648th MEB from 2010 to 2013 affix the Meritorious Unit Citation and Afghanistan Campaign streamer to the colors of the 648th MEB during a ceremony at the Columbus Iron Works, Columbus, Ga. The streamers were earned during the MEB’s 2012 deployment to Afghanistan.

CLAY NATIONAL GUARD CENTER, April 18, 2017 - Brigadier General Jesse Simmons, commander of the Georgia Air National Guard is promoted to Major General.

NOVEMBER

FORT STEWART, Ga., Nov. 9, 2017— Members of the Army and Air National Guard along with local law enforcement and members of the Georgia State Defense Force participated in the Fifth Annual Andrew Sullens Competition conducted at Fort Stewart. Shooters performed in several events such as excellence in competition qualification, reflexive fire and anti-armor. Sniper and spotters both qualified on EIC targets and sniper targets ranging from distances of 500 to 800 meters.

WAYCROSS, Ga. Sept. 11, 2017 - Georgia Army National Guard Soldiers of the Milledgeville-based Company D, 1st Battalion, 121st Infantry Regiment remove debris in Waycross, Ga. following Hurricane Irma.

DECEMBER

CLAY NATIONAL GUARD CENTER, Marietta, Ga., Sept 28, 2017 – Colonel Randall Simmons Jr., commander of the Georgia Army National Guard is promoted to Brigadear General.

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FORT STEWART, Ga. June 21, 2017 - Georgia Army National Guard Soldiers of Company A, 2nd Battalion, 121st Infantry Regiment and the 177th Brigade Engineer Battalion move out on an approach march to reach their objective at Fort Stewart, Ga.

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governor and combatant commanders in order to support unified land operations and to render assistance to the citizens of Georgia during emergency operations. The Ga. ARNG Is organized into five major subordinate commands: the 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team in Macon; the 648th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade at Fort Benning; and the 78th Troop Command, the 201st Regional Support Group / Region 4 Homeland Response Force and the 78th Aviation Troop Command at the Clay National Guard Center in Marietta. Georgia Army National Guard Soldiers were deployed to Iraq and other nations of Central Command in 2017. Brig. Gen. Randall Simmons Jr. Assistant Adjutant General - Army Among those deployed were the aviators of Georgia’s detachments of the 1-111th Commander Aviation Battalion and parachute riggers Georgia Army National Guard of the 165th Quartermaster Company. Company C, 185th Aviation Battalion ith nearly 11,000 Citizen returned from its mission in Kosovo while Soldiers training in two of the Ga. ARNG’s newest units, the hometown armories 3rd Infantry Division Main Command Post and readiness centers across the state, Operational Detachment and 648th Military Georgia's Army National Guard (Ga. Engagement Team deployed in support of ARNG) is the eighth largest in the nation. Central Command operations. The Ga. Comprised of combat, combat support ARNG also mobilized the 170th Cyber and combat service support units, the Protection Team and 124th Mobile Public mission of the Ga. ARNG is to provide Affairs Detachment to bolster missions well trained and motivated forces to the in Northern and Southern Commands. 2017 proved a busy training year as the 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team finished an eXportable Combat Training Capability exercise at Fort Stewart in June. The following month, Guardsmen of the 648th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade provided mission command during a simulated contested night river crossing as part Exercise Saber Guardian 17 in Valcea Romania. Also in July, Georgia Guardsmen of the 165th Quartermaster Company, Company H, 121st Long Range Surveillance and 810th Engineer Company participated in Exercise Noble Partner in the Country of Georgia. Guardsmen of the 78th Troop Command contributed personnel and expertise to Exercise Austere Command Sgt. Maj. Phillip Stringfield Challenge 17 in Kaiserslautern Germany State Command Sergeant Major as well as Bold Quest 2017 which also Georgia Army National Guard involved Guardsmen of the 48th IBCT

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and 201st Regional Support Group. The Georgia Army National Guard’s ability to render assistance during domestic emergencies was also demonstrated in 2017. In March, Georgia hosted Vigilant Guard 2017, a joint readiness exercise sponsored by Northern Command. The exercise simulated a major hurricane landfall and involved National Guard units from seven states as well as emergency responders from state and local agencies from Georgia and neighboring states. Nearly nine thousand military and civilian personnel participated in the exercise which featured simulated emergency response operations across the state. The lessons gleaned from Vigilant Guard 2017 were applied on a regional basis in response to Hurricane Irma in September. Georgia Guardsmen were called to assist first responders with contra flow operations, debris clearance and transportation of supplies along Georgia’s coast. Additionally, more than 155 members of the 648th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade were dispatched to Florida to assist in recovery operations. The Ga. ARNG received new leadership in the final months of 2017. Brigadier General Randall Simmons Jr. assumed command of the Ga. ARNG in October after Brig. Gen. Tom Carden was appointed deputy commander of Multi National Division Southeast headquartered in Bucharest, Romania. In December, State Command Sergeant Major Philip Stringfield announced his retirement. Command Sergeant Major Shawn Lewis will assume responsibility as the State Command Sergeant Major. In 2018, Georgia Guardsmen from all five brigades will deploy to Europe, Asia and the Middle East. The 48th IBCT will complete a rotation at the Joint Readiness Training Center, Fort Polk, La. in preparation for deployment while other units support overseas training and contingency missions. As 2017 gives way to a new year, the Ga. ARNG will continue to adapt and prepare for new and emerging missions across the globe and at home.

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UNITS • 1st Squadron, 108th Cavalry Regiment, Calhoun • 1st Battalion, 121st Infantry Regiment, Winder • 2nd Battalion, 121st Infantry Regiment, Forsyth • 3rd Battalion, 121st Infantry Regiment, cumming • 1st Battalion, 118th Field Artillery Regiment, Savannah • 148th Brigade Support Battalion, Macon • 177th Brigade Engineer Battalion, Statesboro • 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, Fort Benning

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48TH IBCT The 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (IBCT), is headquartered in Macon, Ga. and consists of more than 4,300 Guardsmen who operate out of 28 armories across the state. Colonel Matthew Smith commands the organization while Command Sergeant Major Matthew D. Marks serves as the brigade’s senior enlisted leader. The brigade is organized into seven subordinate battalions including the 1st Squadron, 108th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Battalion, 118th Field Artillery Regiment (FAR); 1st, 2nd and 3rd Battalion, 121st Infantry Regiment; 148th Brigade Support Battalion (BSB); and 177th Brigade Engineer Battalion (BEB). The 48th IBCT continues to participate in the Associated Unit Pilot program under 3rd Infantry Division. The Associated Unit concept was established in 2016 and involves select National Guard and Reserve units training and integrating with active Soldiers. This year, it has included the co-planning and executing of an eXportable Combat Training Capability exercise (XCTC) rotation with 3rd ID. This exercise encompassed more than three weeks of brigade-wide tactical maneuvering with a focus on the platoon and company levels. This exercise included situational training exercises and integrated the brigade’s combined combat arms capabilities from all of the battalions. In mid-September, the 48th IBCT was called to active duty to provide relief following

Hurricane Irma. The entire brigade provided support to first responders by sending more than 1,500 Soldiers in support of relief efforts. The 48th IBCT was tasked to provide support to GEMA regions 2, 5 and 8. These South Georgia regions are prone to flooding during Col. Matthew Smith tropical storms Commander and hurricanes. 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team Because of 48th IB CT's ability Corps Logistics Base Albany to immediately mobilize, Soldiers were able in October. The new facilities to be where they needed to were the culmination of a be throughout all phases of partnered effort between hurricane response. The the Georgia Department of 177th BEB alone cleared Defense, MCLB Albany and more than 25,000 cubic Albany-Dougherty County feet of debris. The brigade leadership. The new buildings deployed nearly 200 vehicles, include a 13,640 square foot, logging approximately 40,000 two-story barracks renovated road miles. Because of the for use as a drill hall and 48th IBCT's support to first classrooms and another responders, the after-effects building that was extensively of the storm where mitigated renovated for use as a unit and the cleanup process was headquarters and supply area. At the individual Soldier expedited for half of the state level, Spc. Richard Lively from of Georgia. 3rd Battalion, 121st Infantry Significant leadership changes occurred within Regiment, represented the the brigade during 2017. 48th IBCT and the Georgia Major Nate Stone assumed Army National Guard in command of 3-121 in August the National Guard’s Best and Lt. Col. John Hutchinson Warrior Competition. This transitioned to command was the third year that a 48th 2-121 in September, during Brigade Soldier competed the Hurricane Irma Response. at the national level in the On October, 15, 2017, Lt. Col. competition. It is Soldiers like Spc. Jean Paul Laurenceau assumed Lively and countless others command of the 177th BEB. who give credence to the Company H, 148th Brigade Support Battalion "The Fighting 48th" moniker. moved into their new unit Volunteers. Send Me. Rock of headquarters at Marine the Marne!


78TH ATC systems to support all of the Georgia National Guard units. In addition to supporting Ga. ARNG units, our formations routinely support the 75th Ranger R e g i m e nt , 4 t h and 5th Ranger Training Battalions, the Georgia State Patrol, 7th Special Forces Group and Col. Dwayne Wilson the Maneuver Center Commander 78th Aviation Troop Command of Excellence at Fort Benning. During training Home-stationed at Clay year 2017, the 78th National Guard Center, ATC conducted more Marietta, Ga., the 78th than 5,300 accident-free Aviation Troop Command flight hours encompassing is the aviation arm of the multiple deployments and Georgia Army National more than 96 training Guard, commanded by exercises. Company B, Colonel Dwayne Wilson, 2-245th Aviation Regiment, with Command Sergeant deployed to Afghanistan Major Howard Earhart as in support of Operation his senior enlisted leader. F r e e d o m’s S e n t i n e l . T h e m i s s i o n o f Company C, 1-111th the 722 pilots, aircrew, General Support Aviation maintenance and support Battalion, returned from personnel of the 78th ATC a 12-month deployment is to mobilize and deploy to Kuwait in support of aviation forces in order Operation Spartan Shield, to provide command and while six crews from control, counter drug, air Company C, 1-185th movement, air assault and Assault Helicopter Battalion medical evacuation support returned from Kosovo in for combat operations support of a multi-national worldwide and domestic Kosovo Forces (KFOR) re s p ons e op e r at i ons rotation. during state and national It was a busy year emergencies here at home. for domestic response With the same operational operations. Company B, and training requirements 1-169th General Support as the active component, the Aviation Battalion provided command is authorized 42 a CH-47 Chinook and crew rotary-wing, fixed-wing to fight wildfires in support and unmanned aircraft of South Carolina, where

they dropped 200,000 gallons of water while flying 15 hours. Company B, 1-169th GSAB also deployed two CH-47 Chinooks and crews to support the Texas Department of Defense in response to Hurricane Harvey. And just a few short weeks later, Company B, 1-169th GSAB deployed two CH-47 Chinooks and crews to Puerto Rico in support of Hurricane Maria recovery operations, flying over 30 missions, totaling 200 flight hours. Task Force 1-171 staged and prepped four CH-47 Chinooks, six UH-60 Black Hawks, four HH-60 MEDEVAC Black Hawks and two UH-72 Lakota helicopters at the Clay National Guard Center in support of Hurricane Irma recovery operations. In addition to supporting both combat and domestic response operations, the 78th ATC supported Vigilant Guard 2017 training exercise, flying over 620 accident free hours with four CH47 Chinooks, 10 UH-60 Black Hawks, four LUH-72 Lakota’s and three HH-60 MEDEVAC Black Hawks, while simultaneously conducting the Aviation Task Force’s annual training at Fort Stewart Georgia. Challenging training opportunities along with real world domestic response and overseas operations keep Georgia’s aviation brigade trained, ready and relevant.

UNITS • 78th Aviation Troop Command Headquarters, Clay National Guard Center, Marietta • 1-171st General Support Aviation Battalion, Clay National Guard Center, Marietta • Company C, 2nd Aviation Security and Support Battalion of the 151st Aviation Regiment, Clay National Guard Center, Marietta • Company C, (-) 1-111th General Support Aviation Battalion, Clay National Guard Center, Marietta • Company B (-), 2-245 Aviation Regiment, Clay National Guard Center, Marietta • Company C, 1-185th Assault Helicopter Battalion, Winder • Company B (-), 1-169th General Support Aviation Battalion, Hunter Army Airfield, Savannah • Company D (-) (UAS), 177th Brigade Engineer Battalion, Hunter Army Airfield, Savannah • 935th Combat Service Support Battalion, Hunter Army Airfield, Savannah • Army Aviation Support Facility No. 1, Winder Barrow Airport, Winder • Army Aviation Support Facility

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UNITS • 648th Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Fort Benning 878th Engineer Battalion, Augusta • Headquarters and Headquarters Company 878th EN BN, Augusta • Co A, 878th EN (Forward Support Company), Augusta • 177th Engineer Support Company (Asphalt), Charlie Brown Airfield, GA • 877th Engineer Company (Horizontal), Augusta • 848th Engineer Company (Sapper), Douglas • 874th Engineer Utilities Detachment (Construction), Toccoa • 863rd Engineer Utilities Detachment (Construction), Toccoa • 348th Brigade Support Battalion, Ellenwood • Headquarters Co. 348th BSB, Ellenwood • Co A, 348th BSB, Ellenwood • Co B, 348th BSB, Hinesville • 1160th Transportation Company, Rome • 1st Battalion, 214th Field Artillery, Elberton • Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 1-214th FA, Elberton • Battery A, 1-214th FA, Hartwell • Battery B, 1-214th FA, Thomson • Battery C, 1-214th FA, Waynesboro • 1214 Forward Support Company (FSC), 1-214th FA, Washington • 420th Network Signal Company, Cumming • 3d Infantry Division (3ID) Main Command Post Operational

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648th MEB The 648th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade (MEB) has an assigned strength of more than 2,000 Soldiers and is headquartered at Fort Benning, Ga. The current brigade commander, Col. John T. Gentry Jr., assumed command in 2015 and his senior enlisted advisor, Command Sgt. Maj. Brandon M. Cook, assumed responsibility in 2017. The 648th MEB is a missiontailored force which conducts support area operations, maneuver support operations, consequence management and stability operations in order to assure the mobility, protection and freedom of action to the supported force. Maneuver Enhancement Brigades are uniquely designed for both war fighting and operational support roles due to their diverse mixture of officers, warrant officers and enlisted personnel. The current Georgia-based units of the 648th MEB are the brigade headquarters at Fort Benning; the 878th Engineer Battalion in Augusta; the 348th Brigade Support Battalion in Ellenwood; the 1-214th Field Artillery Battalion, headquartered in Elberton; the 3rd Infantry Division Main Command Post Operational Detachment (MCPOD) at Fort Stewart; and the 420th Network Signal Company, Cumming. The MEB demonstrated its ability to seamlessly shift between unified land operations and civil support missions during a busy 2017. In March, the 648th MEB served as the Joint Task Force Area Command for Operation Vigilant Guard 17. Later in the year, elements of the brigade journeyed to Mihaesti, Romania, where military police, engineer and air defense units from active duty, reserve and National Guard organizations worked together to establish a wet crossing site to permit the advancement of friendly forces across the Olt River during Operation Saber Guardian 17. The U.S. Army Europe led, multi-national exercise involved more than 25,000 service members and was the first time a MEB had

Col. John Gentry Commander 648th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade conducted this type of movement with simulated opposition forces. The MEB also served as the task force headquarters for almost 1,000 Georgia Army National Guard personnel called to state active duty by the governor in September in support of Hurricane Irma response efforts in coastal Georgia counties and Florida as well. The MEB is also the parent unit of the 648th Military Engagement Team (MET) which is currently forward deployed to the Central Command area of responsibility in support of Operation Spartan Shield. The 648th MET conducts security cooperation engagements with regional military partners to develop relationships, enhance partner capabilities and interoperability and support regional stability and security. The 3ID MCPOD mobilized in 2017, completed pre-deployment training side by side with their 3rd ID counterparts and are currently forward deployed with the 3rd ID division headquarters in support of Operation Freedom Sentinel in Afghanistan and Qatar. “Fre e d om To Man e u v e r ! ”


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Brig. Gen. Thomas H. Blackstock Jr. 78th Troop Command

The Georgia National Guard’s 78th Troop Command (78th TC) conducts mission command, force protection, force deployment and sustainment operations in order to provide ready forces for global and domestic requirements. Other missions may include command of assigned forces employed in support of civil authorities, during civil support operations and other possible emergencies. Brigadier General Thomas Blackstock is the commander of the 78th TC, while Command Sergeant Major Roy Marchert serves as the senior enlisted leader of the organization. In 2017, the 78th TC implemented unit reorganizations, activations and deactivations. The brigade provided logistical support to state and local emergency teams in support of domestic response efforts. Units of the 78th TC also provided participated in overseas deployment training, Vigilant Guard 17 and Joint Staff exercises. In October, the 78th TC recently activated the 78th Troop Support Battalion, which provides mission command, synchronization and control of special unit operations. These special units’ missions include religious, legal

and financial support, force health protection and aerial delivery activities. The 78th TC’s subordinate units conducted disaster response missions in support of Hurricane Irma, supplying commodities to impacted coastal areas and delivering thousands of cots, bottled water and meals ready to eat (MRE) to shelters for evacuees re-entering impacted areas. Elements of the 78th TC supported efforts in Georgia and Florida in response to the hurricane. Me m b e r s o f t h e 2 2 1 s t Expeditionary Military Intelligence Battalion and 124th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment deployed to Cuba in support of Joint Task Force Guantanamo Bay to provide intelligence and media support. The Cyber Protection Team mobilized to Fort Meade to support cyber warfare operations and defense of the Army network. This cyber mobilization was the largest mobilization of National Guard and reserve component forces for a cyber unit in support of U.S. Cyber command. The 122nd Tactical Support Detachment traveled to the Yakima Training Center to support the exercise Bayonet Focus, where they trained with the 7th Infantry Division. The detachment was officially welcomed to the 7th ID, Task Force Bayonet, during a patch changing ceremony in April 2017. The 110th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion participated in Operation Patriot Bandoleer for a second year where members of the 1148th Transportation Company conducted movement and distribution of cargo to points throughout the United States.

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122nd Tactical Support Detachment, Oglethorpe Armory, Ellenwood 116th Aerial Intelligence Brigade, Fort Gordon Georgia Garrison Training Center, Training Site Support Detachment, Fort Stewart 1148th Transportation Company, Fort Gordon 277th Maintenance Company, Kennesaw Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 110th Combat Service Support Battalion, Tifton 82nd Maintenance Company, Fort Benning 1230th Transportation Company, Thomasville 165th Quarter Master Company, Clay National Guard Center, Marietta Georgia Medical Detachment, Clay National Guard Center, Marietta 122nd Regional Training Institute, Clay National Guard Center, Marietta Regional Training Site-Maintenance, Georgia Guard Garrison Training Center, Fort Stewart 116th Army Band, Clay National Guard Center, Marietta 124th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment, Clay National Guard Center, Marietta 161st Military History Detachment, Clay National Guard Center, Marietta 196 2nd Contingency Contracting Team, Clay National Guard Center, Marietta 139th Chaplain Detachment, Clay National Guard Center, Marietta 93rd Finance Management Support Unit, Clay National Guard Center, Marietta 1078th Trial Defense Team, Clay National Guard Center, Marietta Georgia Garrison Training Center, Training Site Support Detachment, Fort Stewart 221st Military Intelligence Battalion, Gillem Enclave, Forest Park Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 221st EMIBn, Gillem Enclave, Forest Park A Company, 221st EMIBn, Gillem Enclave, Forest Park B, Company, 221st EMIBn, Gillem Enclave, Forest Park Company H, 121 Infantry Long Range Surveillance Company, Gillem Enclave, Forest Park

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UNITS • 201st RSG, Clay National Guard Center, Marietta • 4th Weapons of Mass Destruction, Civil Support Team, Dobbins Air Force Reserve Base • 170th Military Police Battalion, Decatur • 178th Military Police Company, Monroe • 179th Military Police Company, Fort Stewart • 190th Military Police Company, Kennesaw • Joint Task Force 781 CERFP, CNGC, Marietta • 810th Engineer Company (Sapper), Swainsboro • 870th Engineer Detachment, CNGC • 138th Chemical Company, Dobbins Air Reserve Base • 202nd Explosive Ordnance Detachment, Marietta • 1177th Transportation Company, LaGrange

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201st rsg The 201st Regional Support Group (RSG) headquartered in Marietta, Ga. consists of 1,234 Citizen Soldiers. The brigade is comprised of three battalions and two detachments which include the 4th Civil Support Team (CST), the 781st Troop Command (TC), the 170th Military Police Battalion, the 870th Engineer Detachment and Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment. Commanded by Col. Michael B. Maddox, the 201st RSG’s mission is to man, train and equip a homeland response force to provide a response capability to assist civil authorities in saving lives and mitigating human suffering in response to chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) incidents, while continuing to provide trained and ready troops to support overseas contingency operations. The 201st RSG’s senior enlisted leader is Command Sergeant Major Callie E. Leaver. During the fiscal year, the 201st RSG conducted Vigilant Guard 2017 around the state and culminated at the Perry, Ga.'s, Guardian Center with almost 1,000 Soldiers and Airmen conducting a consequence management exercise. During the exercise, three different CBRN enhanced response forces (CERFPs) conducted a relief in place and transfer of authority for continuous operations. Another key focus was logistic support for all CBRN participants facilitated by establishing the supply support activity (SSA) locations with up to five (5) Days of Supply. Lastly, the CBRN Assistance Element (CASE) was subdivided into three mobile packages and assigned to all three

Col. Michael Maddox Commander 201st Regional Support Group

CERFPs operating independently and working directly for the CERFP commander providing force protection and casualty assistance. The 781st TC and the 170th MP Battalion responded to real world emergencies with medical, engineer and military police capabilities. Late in the year, units from both the 781st TC and the 170th MP Battalion prepared to support local, state and federal agencies during Hurricane Irma. The 201st RSG was on standby to support with more than 600 Soldiers in order to assist with law enforcement and engineering capabilities. The 201st RSG continues to train as a cohesive, mobile and modular unit that is able to respond and provide resources to local and regional responses and serve as a stop gap measure between the state first responders and Title 10 federal response.


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National Guard SAVANNAH AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, September 27, 2017 - Georgia and New York National Guard Airmen load 90,000 pounds of water and meals ready to eat onto a C-17 Globemaster III at the Savannah Air National Guard Base on Sept. 27, 2017. Aircrews from the 105th Airlift Wing in New York airlifted supplies to disaster-stricken areas hit by Hurricane Maria. The Savannah Air National Guard base served as the hub for aircraft flying to and from the disaster areas, as well as flying missions.

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Maj. Gen. Jesse Simmons Assistant Adjutant General - Air Commander Georgia Air National Guard

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he Georgia Air National Guard provides highly motivated, mission-ready forces for employment by the Governor of Georgia and the United States Department of Defense. It simultaneously aims to develop toptier Airmen and units to protect our

Chief Master Sgt. Reginald McPherson State Command Chief Georgia Air National Guard

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nation across the full spectrum of conflict and protect its citizens from natural and man-made disasters. Our core values of Integrity first, Service before self and Excellence in all we do are the foundation of our success. The Georgia Air National Guard’s largest unit, the 116th Air Control Wing based at Robins Air Force Base, flies the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (JSTARS) aircraft which has amassed more than 1 million flying hours and has continuously deployed aircraft and personnel globally for the last 16 years. The 165th Airlift Wing, based in Savannah, flies the C-130H3 Hercules aircraft and has deployed aircraft and personnel to Iraq and Afghanistan, on average, every 18 months since 2001. In 2017, the Georgia Air National Guard deployed 498 Airmen to all seven geographic combatant commands in support of ongoing missions. Our wings and geographically separated units maintain mission readiness by taking an active role in Georgia’s homeland defense and in providing defense support to civil authorities missions. Their unique capabilities, such as information awareness assessment, engineering, airlift and communications support ensure the Georgia Air National Guard is well positioned to meet the growing demands of civil authorities. The Georgia Air National Guard participated in Vigilant Guard 2017, a state-wide hurricane response exercise incorporating military assets and personnel with civilian disaster management and response agencies. These skills were put to the test when members from the 116th Air Control Wing, 165th Airlift Wing, Air Dominance Center and state headquarters contributed to the Georgia Department of Defense’s relief efforts during a busy 2017 hurricane

season. The E-8C JSTARS provided procedural control, radio relay and curfew overwatch in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, while the 165th Airlift Wing delivered crucial disaster relief aid. The 165th Airlift Wing provided 24/7 support to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands after Hurricanes Irma and Maria, flying 447 missions to move over 2,000 personnel and 1 million pounds of cargo as part of the air bridge to the devastated territories. The 283rd Combat Communications Squadron responded swiftly when they deployed their joint incident site communications Capability throughout the region after Hurricane Irma. Because of the unit’s unique capabilities, the different agencies involved in the relief efforts were able to communicate with each other. Airmen from the 201st Engineering Installation Squadron, located in Warner Robins, Ga., deployed to Puerto Rico to assist in the rebuilding of critical communication infrastructure. In 2017, the Georgia Air National Guard participated in the state partnership with the country of Argentina. Similar to the current partnership the Georgia National Guard maintains with the country of Georgia, the new relationship with Argentina will forge a stronger partnership. Our dual-status nature, with responsibilities to the state and federal government, makes our mission unique and provides the flexibility for both local and global response. Despite an ever increasing operations tempo, we continue to provide highly motivated, mission-ready forces for employment by the Governor of Georgia and the United States Air Force.


116th AIR CONTROL WING The 116th Air Control Wing, Robins Air Force Base, Ga., is responsible for maintaining and flying the E-8C, Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (JSTARS). The 1,400 member organization leads the Air Force in Total Force and Joint Integration by executing the mission with the 461st Air Control Wing and Army JSTARS by executing the JSTARS mission. Over 200 combat support and battlefield Airmen were deployed in 2017 to support combatant commanders across the globe. The 116th ACW was the first organization in the U.S Air Force to activate under the Air Force's Total Force Initiative as a blended wing: America's first Total Force wing. The 116th ACW and 461st ACW are the only units that maintain and fly the E-8C aircraft and perform the Joint STARS mission. The E-8C is an airborne battle management, command and control, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance platform. Its primary mission is to provide theater ground and air commanders with ground surveillance over land or water to support attack operations and targeting that contributes to the delay, disruption and destruction of enemy forces. The E-8C is a modified Boeing 707-300 series commercial airframe extensively remanufac tured and modified with the radar, communications, operations and control subsystems required to perform its operational mission. The most prominent external feature is the 27-foot-long, canoe-shaped

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radome under the forward fuselage that houses the 24-foot (7.3 meters) long, side-looking phased array antenna. The radar and computer subsystems on the E-8C can gather and display detailed battlefield information on ground forces. The information is relayed in near-real time to the Army and Marine Corps common ground stations and to other ground command, control, communications, computers and intelligence, or C4I, nodes.

Col. Thomas Grabowski Col. Thomas Grabowski Commander 116th Air Control Wing

The antenna can be tilted to either side of the aircraft where it can develop a 120-degree field of view covering nearly 19,305 square miles and is capable of detecting targets at a distance of 150 miles. The radar also has some limited capability to detect helicopters, rotating antennas and low, slow-moving fixed wing aircraft. As a battle management and command and control asset, the E-8C

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can support the full spectrum of roles and missions from peacekeeping operations to major theater war. Since 9/11, JSTARS aircrew and maintenance personnel have been continuously deployed around the world. During this period, the organization has flown nearly 120,000 hours, providing combat airpower to six combatant commanders. Air Guard delivering Airpower! Independent of the JSTARS flying mission, the 116th Mission Support Group, 116th Medical Group, 139th Intelligence Squadron, 202d Engineering Installation Squadron and 283d Combat Communications Squadron provide unprecedented communications, civil engineering, medical, security, logistics and explosive ordnance disposal support worldwide. In addition, they have provided operations support to Texas in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, as well as Georgia and Florida in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. Most recently, they’ve provided support to Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands in the wake of Hurricane Maria. Domestic operations also included support for the 2017 presidential inauguration and Vigilant Guard 2017. The 116th Air Control Wing is “All in, anytime, anywhere.” The 116th ACW has recieved 19 Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards; more than any other Air Force unit. Exceptional Airmen delivering extraordinary results all over the world every day!

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165th AIR Lift WING The Georgia Air National Guard’s 165th Airlift Wing is located at the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport in Savannah Ga. and is composed of more than 1,300 Airmen who support, maintain and fly the unit’s 10 C-130H “Hercules” aircraft. The wing Commander is Col. James P. Marren. The wing serves as the host base for Brunswick’s 224th Joint Communications Support Squadron, Hunter Army Air Field’s 117th Air Control Squadron, Garden City’s 165th Air Support Operations Squadron and the Combat Readiness Training Center also known as the Air Dominance Center. The mission of the 165th Airlift Wing is to provide mission ready Airmen to meet state and national objectives. We organize, train and equip our Airmen to carry out missions compatible with our training to provide global airlift and mobilization readiness in support of humanitarian and contingency operations. The priorities for the Wing are mission readiness, future initiatives and force development. Assets at the base are appraised at $750 million, with an estimated $170 million annual impact on the state’s economy. The wing has received 12 Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards and deployed 283 Airmen in 2017. In 2017, the wing participated in fighting America’s wars, securing the homeland and building partnerships in accordance with the missions and expectations laid out by the National Guard Bureau and Gen. Joseph L. Lengyel. Aircraft and crews from the wing flew missions across the country and to nations around the world including Germany, the country of Georgia and Southwest Asia. In Germany, during Silver Arrow Exercise, C-130s provided superior airlift support to U.S. European Command, delivering more than 40 tons of cargo, 300 personnel and 252

foreign paratroopers. The U. S. Air Force routinely deploys Airmen and aircraft from the United States to Europe, where we remain resolute in our commitment to regional stability and security. These deployments are just one of the many ways we demonstrate our steadfast commitment to our NATO Allies. In October, the wing deployed three C-130s along with operations and maintenance personnel to Southwest Asia as part of the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. Since 2003, the wing has

Col. James Marren Commander 165th Airlift Wing averaged a deployment every 18 months in support of U.S. Central Command and the Global War on Terror. During the very active hurricane season, the 165th AW responded to the nation’s call and defended the homeland when Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria swept across the United States and local territories. Aircrews from the wing flew several relief missions in Texas including the evacuation of over 120 displaced Texas residents and the delivery of critical relief and medical supplies during Hurricane Harvey operations.

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The wing, along with the Combat Readiness Training Center, gained national attention when NBC Nightly News spent several days at the base telling the story of how the unit was selected to establish a central hub and fly relief supplies and personnel into Puerto Rico. Units of the wing responded in less than 24 hours to stand up a 24hour air bridge operation to support Hurricane Maria relief efforts. The wing continues to serve as a lifeline into Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. To date, the wing has processed over 2,000 people, moved over one million pounds of cargo and has launched over 400 missions out of the base. Over the summer, the wing worked diligently on building partnerships with the Georgia National Guard’s state partners, the country of Georgia and Argentina. In June, the Wing hosted the first subject matter expert exchange event, when Argentine Air Force maintainers worked with 165th Maintenance Group to learn best practices and exchange new ideas. Units across the wing, including the 165th Mission Support Group also worked with its state partner the country of Georgia, during Exercise Noble Partner in Tbilisi. The exercise helped regionally aligned U.S. forces further familiarize themselves with the U.S. European Command area of responsibility by exposing them to multinational training opportunities in Europe. Strong leadership, professionalism and esprit-de-corps contribute to the wing’s continued success. The reputation of being part of “Team Savannah” and “America’s Best Team - World’s Best Airlift,” serves as a source of pride for all members, past and present.

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The Air Dominance Center, one of the nation’s four Air National Guard combat readiness training centers, has enjoyed huge success in its fourth year and solidified its reputation as the premier fighter integration “combat air forces fight club” of the ANG. Based on the east side of Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport, the ADC team continues to upgrade facilities and capabilities to support the growing reputation and demand of the ADC. Within the center exists ramp space for four doz-

at Tyndall AFB in Florida as well as the F-35B Lighting IIs up the road at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, South Carolina. Just a short flight away, dozens of fourth generation fighter squadrons can participate in the exercises from their home base. With all these assets, airspace and beautiful Savannah, the ADC provides effective force integration in a distinctive cross-domain venue

partners visited the ADC in order to sharpen their skills to prepare to become part of the front-line fighting force. Over 2,000 sorties were flown, practicing various mission sets such as close air support, surface attack, fighter integration, cruise missile defense and dissimilar air combat training. Late in the summer, the ADC and it’s host, the 165th Airlift Wing, were designated the ANG’s staging area for all military airlift flights to the ravaged areas in the U.S. Virgin

The Air Dominance Center en fighter aircraft, hangars, mission planning facilities, modern lodging and conference space and the exceptional southern chow experience from Miss Kathy’s professionals in the dining facility. Located a mere 30 miles from the largest military operations area (MOA) on the east coast, Savannah’s airspace runs from sea level to 60,000 ft and covers over 200 miles over the Atlantic Ocean. The MOA is fully equipped with air combat maneuvering instrumentation, providing real-time viewing back at the ADC and the ability for detailed debriefing within the several vaults on base. Most importantly, the ADC is in the middle of the largest concentration of fifth-generation fighters, including the F-22A Raptors

that ensures global air dominance comes easy for our national military strategy. A concept created by fighter pilots for fighter pilots, Sentry Savannah, a quarterly large-force exercise hosted by the ADC, draws fighter units and support assets from all over the world to attend an exercise focused on the development and execution of tactics countering anti-access and area denial concepts of near-peer foes. In 2017, the ADC continued the successful execution of the Sentry Savannah enterprise and Operation Bold Quest, hosting four large force, joint, international exercises. More than 5,000 members of the U.S. Armed Services and foreign

Island and Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria. This relief mission dispatched thousands of tons of critical sustenance, personnel and equipment with the nearly two dozen flights operating daily from the ADC ramp. On October 1, the Townsend Bombing Range, located 30 nautical miles southwest of Savannah, officially transferred operations authority to the U.S. Marine Corps out of MCAS Beaufort. The Georgia ANG proudly executed oversight of the range, assuring safe bombing, strafing and target identification capabilities for combat air forces across the southeast for nearly four decades prior to the transfer.

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Airmen from the 116th Air Control Wing and the 165th Airlift Wing march side-by-side in a military line formation with officers from the Macon-Bibb County Sheriff ’s Office to contain a simulated riot during a crowd-control exercise during Vigilant Guard, March 15, 2017, Macon, Ga. The Airmen participated in the emergency.

Georgia State Defense Force members render aid to a mock casualty during Annual Training at Fort Stewart.

NBC Anchor Lester Holt interviews U.S. Air Force Capt. Dave Buckley a C-130 pilot with the 143Rd Airlift Wing, at the Savannah Air National Base, Savannah, Ga. Sept. 25, 2017. The Air National Guard stood up hub-and-spoke operations out of Savannah to transport supplies to Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands in the wake of Hurricane Maria.

Georgia and New York National Guard Airmen load 90,000 pounds of water and meals ready to eat onto a C-17 Globemaster III at the Savannah Air National Guard Base on Sept. 27, 2017. Aircrew from the 105th Airlift Wing in New York airlifted supplies to disaster-stricken areas hit by Hurricane Maria. The Savannah Air National Guard base served; as the hub for aircraft flying to and from the disaster areas, as well as flying missions.

Air men f rom t he 116t h Air Control Wing (ACW) Services Flight, Georgia Air National Guard (ANG) and other ANG units from across the nation serve dinner to joint-forces personnel supporting the 58th Presidential Inauguration, Washington, D.C., January 18, 2017.

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he Georgia State Defense Force (Ga. SDF) consists of 493 volunteers and is headquartered at Clay National Guard Center in Marietta, Georgia. Units of the Ga. SDF consist of members qualified in search and rescue, incident command, administrative, medical, legal, public affairs and other support activities. When ordered by the adjutant general, the Ga. SDF provides an organized, trained, disciplined, rapid response volunteer force to assist state and local government agencies and civil relief organizations in impending or actual emergencies to ensure the welfare and safety of the citizens of Georgia. Also, the Ga. SDF supports the activities of the Georgia National Guard and other branches of the Georgia Department of Defense. The Ga. SDF responds to emergencies as defined by the governor of Georgia and the adjutant general to assist emergency management authorities, as authorized under the Official Code of Georgia, Title 38. Comprised of a command and staff headquarters with five Brig. Gen. Tom Danielson major subordinate commands, the Ga. SDF units include the1st Commanding General Brigade, headquartered in Marietta; 4th Brigade, headquartered in Georgia State Defense Force Ashburn; 5th Brigade headquartered in Macon; 76th Support Brigade, headquartered in Marietta; and Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) headquartered at CNGC. During 2017, the Ga. SDF provided 5,538 mission man-days during 127 missions, in addition to normal monthly drill weekends. The Ga. SDF logged 1,410 man-days in specialty training and professional military education. In early 2017, the Ga. SDF provided statewide support to Vigilant Guard and was called to service in support of Hurricane Irma operations, by conducting shelter support operations, operating points of distribution and providing operations center support. Following Hurricane Maria, Ga. SDF assisted with airlift operations at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, handling 11 flights over nine days moving 311 patients and family members. The mission of the Ga. SDF remains consistent with its motto -- “Ready to Serve!�

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he Georgia Department of Defense Joint Staff is offers students certificate or credit responsible for the strategic management, leadership earning technical training through a and direction of the Ga. DOD, which includes the partnership with Savannah Technical College. In Georgia Army National Guard, the Georgia Air National Guard the last three classes, JCA has graduated 146 associates with and the Georgia State Defense Force. The purpose of the Joint 81 percent employed in jobs and 30 entering the military. Staff is to provide the Adjutant General The STARBASE program also seeks (TAG) with time-sensitive information and to reach at-risk youth in elementary and a current situational awareness relative to middle school by providing science, issues within Georgia, the United States and technology, engineering and mathematical the world. This information may come from (STEM) focused programs and activities, the National Guard Bureau, U.S. Northern which expose the students to positive role Command (NORTHCOM) or other state models within the Georgia National Guard and federal government agencies. The joint and exposure to cutting edge and emerging operations Center (JOC) located at Clay technologies. Georgia’s STARBASE National Guard Center in Marietta, Georgia program serves approximately 900 nine is responsible for collecting and distributing to eleven year old fifth graders in over 35 information for TAG and the Joint Staff. on-base academies annually. The program The JOC monitors communications 24/7 emphasizes real-world applications of to receive and process all information group communications and cooperative relevant to the continued operation of learning skills, while providing a the Georgia Department of Defense. dynamic learning environment to help While the primary mission of the Joint motivate the students to stay in and Staff is to support civil authorities, homeland engage further with their own schools. B rig. Gen. John King security and homeland defense missions, it The Georgia National Guard Director provides leadership in several other areas on Counterdrug Task Force (CDTF) provides Joint Staff a daily basis. The chief of the Joint Staff leads a full range of support services to law Georgia Department of Defense the day-to-day operations with a small team of enforcement in the fight against the full-time operators, logisticians and planners. production, transportation and use of illicit The Joint Staff provides oversight of the Ga. DOD Business drugs. They provide unique skills, resources and capabilities Transformation Office, Youth Challenge Academy, STARBASE, to curtail drug related criminal activity alongside local, state Counter Drug and the State Partnership Programs for TAG. and federal law enforcement agencies. The National Guard The Business Transformation Office advises the Bureau continues to rank Georgia in the top 10 percent of the Adjutant General on matters relating to organizational self- states with counterdrug programs and the Georgia National improvement. This office uses several programs throughout Guard CDTF continues to perform as one of the most successful the year such as the Army Performance Improvement National Guard Counterdrug Task Forces in the country. Criteria, Army Communities of Excellence, Malcom Baldrige The State Partnership Program (SPP) provides unique Criteria for Performance Excellence and the Managers’ partnership capacity building capabilities for combatant Internal Control Program to improve the efficiency and commanders and U.S. ambassadors through partnerships effectiveness of business processes in the organization. between U.S. states, territories and the District of Columbia The Georgia National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program and foreign countries. Georgia’s two partner nations are the (Ga.YCP) has provided a second chance to 15,654 of Georgia’s countries of Georgia and Argentina. This year marked the 23rd at-risk 16-18 year old youth since its inception in 1993. The anniversary of the country of Georgia state partnership. Because three academies located at Fort Stewart, Fort Gordon and of Georgia’s successful state partnership with the country of Milledgeville provide a challenging and intensive 22-week Georgia, this year, Georgia also started a new partnership military-like structured environment that emphasizes a holistic with Argentina. The Ga. DOD routinely conducts several approach to positive self-development. The Ga.YCP graduated training events in the state of Georgia, Argentina and country 958 cadets with 51 percent earning their education credentials of Georgia throughout the year as part of the SPP mission. (GED or HS Diploma) last year. The Ga.YCP also operates the Department of Labor funded Job ChalleNGe Academy (JCA) for recent Ga.YCP graduates. This 5-month residential program

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GUARDIAN CENTERS, Perry, Ga., March 29, 2017 - A search and extraction team of the Georgia Army National Guard’s 810th Engineer Company establish an extraction tripod to rescue a simulated injured worker during a training scenario at the Guardian Centers in Perry, Ga. The scenario is part of Vigilant Guard 17.

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dEFENSE sUPPORT of Civil Authorities This year remained busy for the Georgia National Guard’s domestic operations support to the state with the deployment of over 7,000 Guardsmen including Army, Air and State Defense Force in response to multiple weather related events. The Georgia Guard responded to more than 85 requests for assistance from GEMA. During Hurricanes Matthew and Irma, the Georgia Guard distributed over 105,000 liters of water, 70,000 meals and 2,500 tarps from three points of distribution. The Georgia Department of Defense’s hurricane response also included support of our county EMA’s and other state agencies with support to law enforcement, debris loading and removal, power generation, supporting relief supply and distribution and shelter support operations. The Ga. DOD also supported the state and Atlanta metro area during the winter storms. More than 100 Soldiers provided support to the Georgia State Patrol and provided warming shelters to the citizens of north Georgia. Finally, the governor authorized mobilization of almost 1,000 Soldiers and Airmen to assist Florida and its citizens in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. Conducting realistic and strenuous training exercises is the way the Ga. DOD prepares for both natural and man-made disasters. This year, the Ga. DOD’s culminating training event was Vigilant Guard 2017. Vigilant Guard is a large-scale DSCA exercise that U.S. Northern Command and the National Guard Bureau sponsored and took place in March. Vigilant Guard provided an opportunity for federal, state National Guard headquarters, state joint task forces and field units to improve command and control, operational

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relationships and interoperability with civilian partners through a series of exercise scenarios. The Ga. DOD coordinated and trained with multiple emergency management assistance compact units, Title 10 active duty forces and all of the FEMA Region IV states. The exercise took place over a 10-day period with 18 counties participating across 47 training venues. In addition to the VG Exercise, the Ga. DOD participated in the GEMA-led winter storm statewide exercise, which consisted of more than 125 Ga. DOD employees. Members came together in a tabletop discussion with emergency support function representatives to rehearse response to winter weather conditions and support concepts with local businesses. Ga. DOD representatives met with coastal county EMA directors in an effort to define their needs and see how the Ga. DOD can quickly meet their needs efficiently during times of emergencies. The DOD also conducted numerous meetings with our state and federal partners, the Department of Public Health and the Homeland Security Task Force. The continuous communications and inter-agency interaction that these meeting provided ensured that the Ga. DOD was ready to provide an immediate and seamless response to the state’s emergencies. The Ga. DOD’s partnerships are invaluable to the success and synchronization of efforts shared between GEMA’s emergency managers, the National Guard’s 54 states and territories and local agencies. Meeting with our federal, state and local partners informs the Ga. DOD of the needs of our customers, and it gives us the opportunity to share the DOD’s capabilities.


4th civil support TEAM The 4th CST was one of the first ten CST units originally established by the U.S. Department of Defense. The 22 personnel of the 4th Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Civil Support Team (CST) provide support to civil authorities at domestic chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) incident sites by offering identification and assessment of hazards. They also advise civil authorities and facilitate the arrival of follow-on military forces during emergencies and incidents of WMD terrorism, intentional or unintentional release of CBRN materials and natural or man-made disasters that result in, or could result in, catastrophic loss of life or property. The 4th CST compliments and enhances, but does not duplicate, state CBRN response capabilities. The Adjutant General can either employ the 4th CST to support the state response under the direction of the governor or aid another state’s response under another governor. The 4th CST is comprised of fulltime Army and Air National Guard

personnel. The structure of the unit is divided into six sections: command; operations, communications, administration/logistics, medical/analytical and survey. Each CST deploys to an incident site using its organic assigned vehicles, which include a command vehicle and operations trailer. A communications platform called the unified command suite provides a broad spectrum of secure communications capabilities. An analytical laboratory system vehicle containing a full suite of equipment supports the characterization of the hazard. The CST can also be moved by air, rail, commercial truck or ship. In 2017, Georgia’s 4th CST remained active across the state with training at the Guardian Center for Vigilant Guard 2017 (VG17) providing scenario development, incident site management and outof-state CST in support of VG17. The 4th CST participated in the pre-event sweeps for Savannah, Georgia’s St. Patrick’s Day parade as one of the largest in the

country. 4th CST continued their relationship with the U.S. Department of State's Diplomatic Security Services WMD Directorate overseas embassy package field screening program in concert with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and FBI, resulting in a habitual relationship and formal agreement. The 4th CST also responded to a ricin threat and multiple white powder letter incidents. For large draw events, the unit provided numerous sweeps and technical support to Atlanta's first responders at the Georgia Dome, Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Turner Field and the Masters Golf Tournament. The 4th CST also supported the Atlanta police department for the 2017 Peachtree Road Race utilizing the joint hazards assessment team concept. The 4th CST also provided CBRN response coverage during Operation Shrimp N Grits, a United States Coast Guard operation with more than 50 different agencies. The CST can deploy 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to assist the State of Georgia and other FEMA Region 4 states.

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COUNTERDRUG TASK FORCE The Georgia National Guard Counterdrug Task Force (CDTF) mission is to reduce the supply and demand for illegal drugs by fostering relationships and partnering with local, state and federal law enforcement agencies and community based organizations. The Georgia National Guard CDTF provides these agencies and organizations a full range of support services in the detection, interdiction, disruption and curtailment of drug trafficking activities and transnational criminal organizations through the application of unique military skills, resources and capabilities. Several unique military abilities the Georgia National Guard CDTF provides includes illegal narcotic surveillance, seizure operations, marijuana eradication missions, information analysis, criminal case support analysis and aerial reconnaissance. The Georgia National Guard CDTF is comprised of 35 members from both the Georgia Army National Guard and Georgia Air National Guard. These Soldiers and Airmen are committed to providing professional

and cost-effective support. They remain a constant ambassador and liaison for law enforcement needs

The Drug Enforcement Administration Atlanta Air Wing and the Georgia State Patrol successfully seized a total of 7,180 lbs. of marijuana from a Mexician drug trafficking organization, worth $4.17 Million.

to ensure mission success and provide requested training courses. During fiscal year 2017, the Georgia National Guard CDTF provided 12 training courses to a multitude of law enforcement agencies providing law enforcement a cost savings of over $239,050.00. In total, Georgia National

Guard CDTF provided training to approximately 100 different agencies and 305 law enforcement officers. This training is provided at no cost to law enforcement agencies and no cost to the Georgia taxpayers thanks to participation in the Federal Asset Forfeiture Programs. The Georgia National Guard CDTF assisted in the seizure of $82.5 million worth of drugs, $3 million in currency, $126,741 in property and $3.75 million in vehicle seizures. Marijuana eradication efforts as part of the Governor's Task Force for Drug Suppression resulted in 5,495 marijuana plants and 115 weapons discovered, which assisted law enforcement to conduct over 89 arrests. The National Guard Bureau measures effectiveness of the program and determines each programs budget based on the threat based resource model. Georgia has always ranked in the top 10 percent and despite the recent change in the measurable variables, the Georgia National Guard CDTF continues to perform as one of the most successful National Guard counterdrug task forces in the country.

CYBER pROTECTION tEAM The Georgia Army National Guard’s operational partnerships with other government agencies, as well as other private and public civilian organizations, are critical to improving our ability to assist the governor of Georgia with the protection of our communities and infrastructure. A key developing mission for the Georgia Guard is cyber protection. In 2015, the Georgia Guard was selected to host one of the first three cyber protection teams in the

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nation. Selected from among 32 nomination packets, representing 45 states, territories and the District of Columbia, The Georgia Guard activated Cyber Protection Team (CPT) 170 in the fall of 2015. Cyber Protection Team 170 is staffed by Army National Guard Soldiers who train and operate on a traditional part-time basis; however, the CPT can be mobilized for federal service in the event that additional assets are required by Army Cyber Command. The Governor

of Georgia will also be able to call upon CPT expertise to provide cyber protection on government networks. In early 2017, CPT 170 was mobilized in support of National Cyber Mission Forces in D.C. This enduring mission is integral to the daily defense of our national government networks. The GA CPT selection so soon after its inception speaks highly of the skill and mission accomplishment of our Georgia Army National Guard Cyber Warriors!


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STATE PUBLIC AFFAIRS

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he State Public Affairs Office (PAO) fulfills the Georgia Department of Defense‘s obligation to engage the public, key stakeholders and the military community in order to inform internal and external audiences. The public affairs office also provides valued community relations services in order to set conditions for enhanced situational awareness of Ga. DoD activities, capabilities and to garner support for Ga. DoD strategic goals. Always seeking opportunities to tell the Georgia Guard story, the public affairs office and subordinate PAO staff sections covered numerous events in 2017, providing print and broadcast media of joint agency training events, ceremonies, deployments, milestones and disaster response efforts. From our large-scale communications campaign and coverage of Vigilant Guard 17, Soldier competitions, individual training events and overseas missions, Ga. DOD's public affairs informed internal and external stake holders about the great work our Georgia Guardsmen do every day. This year, the state public affairs office continued to tell the story of the Ga. DoD in a timely and engaging manner for traditional and social media audiences around the world. They increased followership on social media platforms to include Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and Instagram. The social media team incorporated live event streaming for ceremonies and key events around the state. The Georgia Guardsman, the official magazine of Ga. DOD received recognition by the National Guard Bureau and continues its run as a quarterly magazine, highlighting the outstanding accomplishments of Guardsmen at home and abroad. Additionally, the public affairs office

manages the Ga. DoD speaker’s bureau program which provides speeches, briefings and video products to be utilized by units at every level. The success of this program is especially evident by the many speaking engagements conducted regularly throughout the state. Through this effort, our units engage, inform and further develop relationships with their local communities In an additional effort to provide support and give back to our local communities, the state public affairs community outreach program coordinated military support of more than 70 events. Fulfillment of community event help Ga. DoD units engage local communities surrounding their armories. This outreach program continues to ensure our units are fully integrated into their local community and establishes a mutuallybeneficial and enduring relationship. In 2018, Ga. DOD Public Affairs will continue to provide outstanding photos, videos, stories and social media content to keep our audiences informed, captivated and entertained throughout the year. As thousands of Guardsmen prepare to deploy, increase unit readiness and establish new partnerships and training opportunities throughout the world, our public affairs teams will be there telling the story and writing the pages of our modern history.

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he state of Georgia continued to strengthen its partnership with the country of Georgia and built on its previously established relationship with their second State Partnership Program country, Argentina. Leaders participated in the 23rd annual Joint Staff talks along with U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) and conducted the State Partnership Program signing with Argentina in late 2016. The Joint Staff talks served as the introduction to our partner nation’s senior leadership and allowed leadership to set the stage for the State Partnership Program planning conference in March, 2017. Future engagements for 2018 were discussed with the main focus centering on humanitarian assistance and disaster relief events. 2017 welcomed many events with both partner nations. State of Georgia representatives conducted nearly 50 different events, meetings, exercises and bilateral discussions with Georgian (30 events) and Argentinian (17 events) partners. Georgia National Guard Soldiers participated with partner nations with greater involvement than in previous years. More than 150 Ga. NG Soldiers and Airmen participated in Exercise Noble Partner over the summer. The exercise was a major multi-national training exercise for state leaders and Georgian partners and was in direct support of U.S. European Command’s

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(EUCOM) first line of effort – deter Russia. The State Partnership Program in the country of Georgia focused on several key areas such as military police, inspector general, rotary wing aviation, logistics, civil military emergency preparedness, family readiness, cyber security and Georgian National Guard development. The Georgian Armed Forces (GAF) continued to deploy in support of the NATO Resolute Support Mission in conjunction with the U.S. Marine Corps in Afghanistan. Their contribution of forces continued to be the second largest, behind only the United States in 2017. The State Partnership Program in Argentina focused on energy assessment best practices, military medical best practices and C-130 aircraft maintenance best practices. A group of 20 senior Georgian and Argentinian leaders participated in Exercise Vigilant Guard to share ideas aimed at increasing readiness, capacity and capability in partner nations. This was a unique opportunity to have leaders from partner nations observe how the state of Georgia conducts large scale, complex, domestic response exercises. The knowledge shared with both countries was critical to demonstrate how state and national agencies work together during crisis response and improved Georgia’s partner nation’s abilities to respond to crises in their countries in the future.

in 2017 The Georgia National Guard hosted the Argentine Women in the Military Symposium through its new State Partnership with the country of Argentina. This event and many others to come, displays the two countries dedication and commitment to leadership excellence and strengthening of their strategic partnership that will have an everlasting impact.


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and certified nursing assistant certifications. Upon graduation, cadets continue with the 12-month mentored phase where they’re paired with an adult mentor who works with the cadet in meeting their post-residential goals. During this phase, over 55 percent of cadets enter the workforce, 40 percent continue with their education and two percent make the military their career choice. Ga.YCP also operates a U.S. Department of Labor funded Job Challenge Academy for recent Ga.YCP graduates. This five month residential program mirrors the Ga.YCP concept and offers students certificate or credit earning technical training through a partnership with Savannah Technical College. The Job Challenge Academy has completed three classes with 146 graduates. 81 percent of the graduates have been placed in jobs and 30 have enlisted in the military. Youth Challenge Academy graduates who have earned their GED or HS diploma continue their education at numerous two and four-year institutions or entered the workforce in careers such as medical, law enforcement, military, academia, performing arts and the legal profession, to name a few. Overall, Ga.YCP provides an added value to local communities. Ga.YCP produces thousands of productive and participatory citizens, provides over a million dollars of in-kind service to the community and generates a 166 percent return on investment, as determined by a 2012 Rand study. As the Ga.YCP enters its 25th year, we will continue to provide a second chance to Georgia’s at-risk youth and prepare them for a productive future.

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he Georgia National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program (Ga. YCP) provides a second chance for at-risk 16-18 year old youth. The three Ga.YCP Academies at Fort Stewart (Savannah), Fort Gordon (Augusta) and Milledgeville, conduct a residential, military-like alternative education program that emphasizes structure, consistency, discipline, teamwork and self-improvement. For the past 24 years, the Ga.YCP has provided an opportunity, sometimes a last opportunity, for 15,654 graduates to turn their lives around. In just the past 12 months, 958 cadets have graduated from Ga.YCP and 485 earned education credentials (420 GEDs and 65 High School Diplomas). Educational excellence, one of eight core components, is the focus of the Ga.YCP's Program efforts to develop young lives. Cadets entering the residential program face a challenging and intensive 22-week militar y-like structured environment that emphasizes a holistic approach to self-development. Cadets receive training and education in the following eight core components: academic excellence, job skills training, responsible citizenship, service to community, life coping skills, leadership/followership, health and hygiene and physical fitness. Additionally, job training opportunities exist through a relationship with Job Corps and a science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) training program offered at all three academies. Academies have also developed additional training opportunities for OSHA, safe-serve, carpentry, phlebotomy

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Educational Opportunities Georgia National Guard members may qualify for federal and state education benefits, such as: FEDERAL TUITION ASSISTANCE: Soldiers utilize the GoArmyEd portal to request funds to pay for up to 16 semester hours per fiscal year, with a cap of $250 per hour. For More Information visit: https:// www.goarmyed.com/ GI BILL: Guardsmen may receive up to 36 months in any one VA educational assistance program, or 48 months of combined benefits if eligible for two or more programs. Monthly rates range from $368 to $1,789. For More Information visit: http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/ GI BILL KICKER INCENTIVE: An additional education payment to encourage Soldiers to enter into specific units or skills to meet and sustain ARNG readiness requirements. Enlisted, officer and officer candidate incentives, each with specific criteria and rules, range from $200 to $350 per month. GA HERO SCHOLARSHIP: Available to Guardsmen attending an approved instate college who have deployed to a combat zone, or to the spouse or children of those Guardsmen. These scholarships can cover up to $2,000 per academic year, capped at $8,000. For More Information visit: https:// www.gafutures.org/, search: HERO. GEORGIA NATIONAL GUARD SERVICE CANCEL ABLE LOAN: Established as an incentive for qualified men and women to join the Georgia National Guard and to retain skilled, productive citizens within the state. It is a student financial aid program that provides loans to be used towards the cost of tuition in an undergraduate program at an eligible postsecondary institution. For more resources, visit National Guard Education at: http://www.nationalguard. com/education and the Georgia Student Finance Commission at: http://gsfc.georgia. gov/

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he Georgia Department of Defense's Peach State STARBASE programs seek to raise the interest and ability of at-risk elementary and middle schoolage youth in selected science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects. These on-campus and field programs expose students and their teachers to real-world applications of STEM disciplines through experiential learning, simulations and application exercises, primarily centered on principles of aerospace engineering design processes. The program also emphasizes real-world applications of group communications and cooperative learning skills, while providing a dynamic learning environment to help motivate the students to stay in and engage further with their own schools. Georgia's STARBASE serves approximately 900 nine to eleven-year-old fifth graders in over 35 on-base academies annually, providing a fast paced, 25 contact hours course of instruction conducted over five consecutive school days that results in quantifiable improvement in student STEM testing scores. In addition, over 150 other fifth graders participate in ongoing year-long STARBASE programs established to date in six public elementary and middle schools. Pre and post-testing demonstrates the effectiveness of the STARBASE program, with a measured increase of 71 percent in gained and retained knowledge averaged over the past four years. While at STARBASE, students participate in challenging activities related to aviation and STEM careers, building on their classroom instruction. They interact with military personnel and see direct applications of their academic studies in real world situations at the Clay National Guard Center and Dobbins Air Reserve Base. This program provides students with stimulating instructional and inspirational experiences in cutting edge and emerging technologies, while simultaneously exposing them to the technological environments and positive role models found within the Georgia National Guard.


122nd regional training institute The 122nd Regiment Regional Training Institute (RTI) Center of Excellence is located at the Clay National Guard Center in Marietta, Ga. and is commanded by Col. Jeff Olive and the commandant, Command Sgt. Maj. Jason York. The organization provides leadership, military occupational specialty, additional skill identifier, noncommissioned officer education system and general studies training for the Army National Guard, United States Army Reserve and the active component of the United States Department of Defense. The RTI conducted 48 different classes and over 18,300 training hours for military occupational skill and additional skill identifier training, which resulted in 572 graduates in fiscal year 2017. The RTI plans and programs training within its region based on requirements identified by the individual training branch,

the Army program for individual training and the training requirements arbitration plan. Ultimately the 122nd RTI trains and educates the region's all-volunteer forces in order to be technically current and tactically proficient as an expeditionary Army. The RTI also t e a c h e s Soldiers to operate in a jointinteragency, intergovernmental and multinational environment and to conduct full spectrum operations in order to protect national security and national defense strategies domestically and abroad.

Georgia Military College Georgia Military College (GMC) is an accredited, liberal arts junior college open to high school graduates who are determined to earn a college degree. GMC serves students, with campuses located in Milledgeville, Augusta, Columbus, Fairburn, Madison, Warner Robins, Stone Mountain, Sandersville, Fayetteville, Dublin and Valdosta. GMC also offers online programs.

Students interested in the Corps of Cadets in Milledgeville may compete for one of 42 state service scholarships offered annually to Georgia Air or Army Guardsmen. This full two-year scholarship is valued at over $23,000 each year. GMC is one of only five schools in the nation to offer the early commissioning program that leads to a commission as a second lieutenant

in two years. Enlisted Guardsmen may participate in the simultaneous membership program while attending GMC. Qualified students may receive a Reserve Officers Training Corps Scholarship that covers tuition and books. Federal tuition assistance and Veterans Administration benefits are accepted.

university of north georgia The University of North Georgia (UNG), created via consolidation of North Georgia College & State University and Gainesville State College, has four campus locations: Cumming, Dahlonega, Gainesville and Oconee County - and a population of approximately 16,000 students. University of North Georgia is the seventh-largest public university in Georgia. As a state designated leadership institution and

The Military College of Georgia, it is one of only six senior military colleges in the United States, and its corps of cadets numbers more than 750 students. UNG offers more than 100 programs of study and has many benefits for the Georgia Guardsmen on its campuses. Four year Georgia military scholarships are awarded to several Georgia Army National Guardsmen every year, covering tuition, fees, books, meals and housing.

North Georgia also continues to improve its strategic language program offering languages such as Russian, Chinese, Arabic, Japanese and Korean, among many other languages as academic majors or specialties. The school’s Guard Partnership Program allows enlisted Georgia Guardsmen to serve as Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) cadets while drilling with their National Guard units. Members of the program are

simultaneous membership program cadets and receive extra benefits, such as an additional monthly stipend and elevated drill pay. Other programs, such as federal tuition assistance, VA benefits and ROTC grants may also be available.

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or nearly three centuries, Georgia’s citizens have volunteered to leave home and family to protect their fellow citizens. The antecedent elements of the Georgia National Guard were established by Lord James Oglethorpe upon his arrival in Savannah In 1733. Oglethorpe was well acquainted with the utility of the Citizen-Soldier and upon arriving in the new colony moved swiftly to establish and train the Georgia Militia. Oglethorpe’s actions would prove prescient. In 1742, a Spanish force of more than 2,000 troops threatened Simons Island. Among the units Oglethorpe had at his disposal was a troop of mounted rangers, a forerunner of the Georgia Hussars, whose lineage and honors are maintained today by the Georgia Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 118th Field Artillery Regiment. On July 7, 1742, the rangers spotted Spanish troops near Gully Hole Creek. Oglethorpe personally led an assault that blunted the Spanish advance. In response, the Spanish landed 200 elite grenadiers who marched inland in a column formation. Concealed by trees, Oglethorpe’s small force routed the numerically superior Spanish at Bloody Marsh. The Spanish withdrew from St. Simons and would not again seriously contend for Georgian soil. Since the first rattle of musket fire at Gully Hole Creek, Georgia Guardsmen have served their state and nation in conflicts and in times of emergency. Guard units such as the Chatham Artillery of Savannah and the Liberty Independent Troop of Hinesville were formed before the American Revolution, served through that conflict and continue in service today. Georgia artillerymen served their cannons during the War of 1812 and

Macon infantry served in the Seminole Wars. Georgians fell at the Alamo and crossed Mexico with Zachary Taylor. During the great shattering of the American Civil War, more than 130,000 Georgians served and more than 18,000 paid the ultimate sacrifice. Georgia Guardsmen mobilized for the Spanish American War and served on the Mexican Border in 1916. More than sixty Georgia Guard companies were deployed to Europe during World War I. Georgia Guardsmen served the European Theater of World War Two. Field artillery units from Savannah and infantry units from across the state went ashore at Omaha Beach and soldiered east across France and entered Germany, achieving victory, but at a terrible price. The casualty list for the 121st Infantry Regiment alone is 70 pages long. Georgia Guardsmen also served in the Pacific Theater. Field artillery and anti-aircraft units protected the skies over Allied bases in New Zealand and Papua New Guinea and advanced to Guadalcanal where their guns stood watch over Henderson Field. Georgia Guardsmen made the beach assault at Makin Island with the 193rd Tank Battalion and engaged in the bloody conflict for Okinawa. By 1945, more than 70 units of the Georgia Army National Guard had been called to serve in World War II. During the Korean War, the 108th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Brigade was activated to protect the skies over American cities in anticipation of possible war escalation. Georgia Air National Guardsmen of the 116th Fighter Wing deployed to Japan and flew missions in the skies over Korea. During the Vietnam War, Georgia Air National Guardsmen delivered supplies to Vietnam in their C-97 cargo planes.

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Nearly 6,000 Georgia Guardsmen were mobilized for Desert Shield in 1990. During Desert Storm, the 138th Medical Company cared for American and Iraqi patients while the 265th Engineer Group commanded the largest engineer force in the XVIII Airborne Corps, constructing more than 800 miles of road. More than 18,000 Georgia Army

The Boar’s Head

The boar’s head on the wreath depicted in the patch worn by Georgia National Guardsmen is an adaptation of the crest authorized by the National Guard for the state of Georgia, approved March 20, 1922. The wild boar symbolizes courage and ferocity. The boar’s head, which stems from the coat of arms of James Oglethorpe – founder of the Colony of Georgia – is also the emblem of hospitality. The red, white and blue colors are the official colors of Georgia. National Guard Soldiers have served in the Global War on Terror. More than 200 are currently deployed, nearly 3,000 more are pending deployment. The spirit of service and courage that defended Georgia in the 18th century is carried on by today’s generation of Georgia Guardsmen.

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Georgia National Guard Soldiers Fallen in Service Since 9/11 Rank Full Name Unit Date Country SFC SGT SGT SSG SSG SPC SSG SGT SGT SFC SGT SSG SGT SGT SPC SFC SGT SGT SGT SGT SGT SFC SPC SSG SGT SGT SSG SGT SSG SPC SPC MSG SFC MAJ SGT 1SG SGT SPC CPL SSG SGT SFC

Willoughby, Christopher Robert Pinkston, Foster Boles, Dennis Joel Gillican, Charles Crum Mercer, Chad Michael Brunson, Jacques Earl Fuller, Carl Ray Kinlow, James Ondra Thomas, John Frank Anderson, Victor Anthonio Haggin, Jonathon Christopher Jones, David Randall Shelley, Ronnie Lee Ganey, Jerry Lewis Gibbs, Mathew Vincent Warren, Charles Houghton Dingler, Joshua Paul Saylor, Paul Anthony Strickland, Thomas James Stokely, Michael James Draughn, George Ray Hollar, Robert Lee Grijavlva, James Merck, Dennis Paul Dodson, Philip Allan Futrell, Marcus Shawn Travis, Philip Lamar Maravillosa, Myla L. Edwards, Amos Collins Singletary, Channing Boone, Christopher Weaver, Davy Nathaniel Beale, John Curtis Jenrette, Kevin Michael Jordan, Jeffrey William Blair, John David Chavers, Brock Henry Johnson, Isaac Lee Morales, Raymundo Porras French IV, Alex Holmes, David Roberts Jr, Edgar N

Co H, 121st Infantry (LRSU) HSC, 878th Engineer Battalion Co C, 1st Bn, 171st Aviation Regiment Service Battery, 1-118 Field Artillery 2nd Bn, 121st Infantry Regiment 2nd Bn, 121st Infantry Regiment 2nd Bn, 121st Infantry Regiment Co A, 2d Bn, 121st Infantry Regiment 2nd Bn, 121st Infantry Regiment 2nd Bn, 121st Infantry Regiment 2nd Bn, 121st Infantry Regiment 2nd Bn, 121st Infantry Regiment 2nd Bn, 121st Infantry Regiment 648th Engineer Battalion 648th Engineer Battalion 648th Engineer Battalion 1st Bn, 108th Armor Regiment 1st Bn, 108th Armor Regiment 1st Bn, 108th Armor Regiment Troop E, 108th Cav, 48th Infantry Brigade Troop E, 108th Cav, 48th Infantry Brigade Troop E, 108th Cav, 48th Infantry Brigade HHC, 2-130 Infantry Co B, 878th Engineer Battalion 148th FSB, 48th Infantry Brigade 148th FSB, 48th Infantry Brigade 148th FSB, 48th Infantry Brigade 221st MI Battalion, 560th BFSB 1st Bn, 118th Field Artillery Regiment 122nd Support Center 121st Infantry (LRSU) Hqs Co, 48th IBCT 1st Bn, 108th RSTA, 48th IBCT 1-108 RSTA, 48th IBCT 1-108 RSTA, 48th IBCT 1st Bn, 121st Infantry Regiment Co D, 2nd Bn, 121st Infantry Regiment 1-108th RSTA, 48th IBCT Co D, 148 FSB, 48th IBCT 1st Bn, 121st Infantry Regiment 810th Engineer Company, 48th IBCT 810th Engineer Company, 48th IBCT

July 20, 2003 Sept. 16, 2003 Oct. 24, 2004 May 14, 2005 June 30, 2005 July 24, 2005 July 24, 2005 July 24, 2005 July 24, 2005 July 30, 2005 July 30, 2005 July 30, 2005 July 30, 2005 Aug. 3, 2005 Aug. 3, 2005 Aug. 3, 2005 Aug. 15, 2005 Aug. 15, 2005 Aug. 15, 2005 Aug. 16, 2005 Sept. 1, 2005 Sept. 1, 2005 Oct. 12, 2005 Oct. 20, 2005 Dec. 2, 2005 Dec. 2, 2005 Dec. 2, 2005 Dec. 24, 2005 Feb. 17, 2006 June 23, 2006 Feb. 17, 2007 May 18, 2008 June 4, 2009 June 4, 2009 June 4, 2009 June 20, 2009 July 6, 2009 July 6, 2009 July 21, 2009 Sept. 30, 2009 June 26, 2010 Aug. 17, 2010

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Officers of the Georgia Army National Guard Maj. Gen. JOSEPH JARRARD Brig. Gen. RANDALL SIMMONS JR Brig. Gen. THOMAS BLACKSTOCK JR Brig. Gen. THOMAS CARDEN JR Brig. Gen. JOHN KING Col. ALAN ALEXANDER Col. DAVID ALLEN Col. RAYMOND BOSSERT JR Col. THOMAS BRIGHT Col. PERRY CARTER Col. DAVID CASEY Col. BOBBY CHRISTINE Col. REGINALD COOK Col. JEFFREY DICKERSON Col. BRIAN ELLIS Col. ANTHONY FOURNIER Col. JASON FRYMAN Col. JOHN GENTRY JR Col. KEVIN HAMM Col. THOMAS HANLEY Col. SCOTT HOVIS Col. KENNETH HUTNICK Col. LANITA KUHN Col. MICHAEL MADDOX Col. ALEXANDER MCLEMORE Col. REGINALD NEAL A Col. JEFFREY OLIVE Col. GUILLERMO PIERLUISI Col. THEODORE SCOTT III Col. MATTHEW SMITH Col. WALLACE STEINBRECHER Col. DANIEL TOWNSEND Col. IVAN UDELL Col. GLEN WALTERS Col. RICHARD WILSON Lt. Col. JONATHAN ADAMS Lt. Col. ERIK ANDERSEN Lt. Col. JOHN AVERA Lt. Col. JASON BAKER Lt. Col. ANDREW BEACH Lt. Col. MARC BELSCAMPER Lt. Col. REED BERRY Lt. Col. BRIAN BISCHOFF Lt. Col. PHILIP BOTWINIK Lt. Col. JOHN BOYER Lt. Col. WILLIAM BROACH Lt. Col. BOBBY BROOKSHIRE Lt. Col. KELLY BROWN Lt. Col. CHRISTOPHER BUCK Lt. Col. BRADLEY BUEK Lt. Col. WILLIAM CABANISS Lt. Col. CATHERINE CHERRY Lt. Col. JOHN CHURCH Lt. Col. MARK CITARELLA Lt. Col. JOHN COLE Lt. Col. JAMES COLLIE Lt. Col. CHRISTOPHER CORLEY Lt. Col. WILLIAM COX JR Lt. Col. CHARLES CURL JR Lt. Col. BLAIR DAVIS Lt. Col. ROBERT DAVIS Lt. Col. SCOTT DELIUS Lt. Col. ROGER DILLARD Lt. Col. SHAWN DILLON Lt. Col. JASON ELLINGTON Lt. Col. CARLOS ENRIQUEZ Lt. Col. ROBERT EVANS Lt. Col. JOSEPH FAIRFAX II Lt. Col. JOSE FERNANDEZ Lt. Col. III FUCHKO Lt. Col. MICHAEL GARBEE Lt. Col. GLYN GOLDWIRE Lt. Col. JONATHAN GORE Lt. Col. DARRELL GREEN Lt. Col. ISRAEL HAM Lt. Col. JONATHAN HAMILTON Lt. Col. DAVID HENDERSON Lt. Col. JOSEPH HENSON Lt. Col. ANDREW HEYMANN Lt. Col. JOSIE HOBBS Lt. Col. FRANK HOLDER Lt. Col. JOHN HUTCHINSON III Lt. Col. GREGORY JACKELS Lt. Col. KATHRYN JACKSON Lt. Col. THOMAS KIMBALL

Lt. Col. NATHANIEL KNIGHT Lt. Col. SUSAN KOAGEL Lt. Col. STEVEN KOBAYASHI Lt. Col. MATTHEW KUKLA Lt. Col. EDWIN LASTER Lt. Col. DAVID LAUER Lt. Col. JEAN LAURENCEAU Lt. Col. ROBERT LEE Lt. Col. THOMAS LESNIESKI Lt. Col. MICHAEL LIPPER Lt. Col. JOHN LOWE Lt. Col. KRIS MARSHALL Lt. Col. CHRISTOPHER MARTINDALE Lt. Col. GEORGE MCCOMMON Lt. Col. JOHN MCKENNA Lt. Col. JAMES MCKNIGHT III Lt. Col. JAMES MCNAIR III Lt. Col. JOHNMARK MILLER Lt. Col. KENNETH MILLER Lt. Col. GRANT MINOR Lt. Col. FLETCHER MITCHUM Lt. Col. JEFFREY MOULTON Lt. Col. ERIC NORRIS Lt. Col. KYLE PEARSON Lt. Col. ANTHONY POOLE Lt. Col. CHRISTOPHER POWELL Lt. Col. DARYL REMICK Lt. Col. LUCAS RICE Lt. Col. COPELAND ROWELL Lt. Col. JAMES RUSH Lt. Col. DAVID RUSSO Lt. Col. KEVIN SANDERS Lt. Col. DARRELL SCALES Lt. Col. SCOTT SCHEIDT Lt. Col. JAMES SHUMAN Lt. Col. BARRY SIMMONS Lt. Col. ALICE SMITH Lt. Col. TIFFANY SNEED Lt. Col. WILLIAM SOCRATES Lt. Col. JOSHUA STAUFFER Lt. Col. DAVID STEVENS Lt. Col. SHANE STRICKLAND Lt. Col. RODNEY TATUM JR Lt. Col. DONALD THOMPSON Lt. Col. JOHN TILL Lt. Col. STEPHEN TUCKER Lt. Col. FLINT TYLER Lt. Col. ROBERT UTLAUT Lt. Col. ROBERT VENTON Lt. Col. RAYMIE WALTERS Lt. Col. RUSS WALTERS Lt. Col. RAY WATSON Lt. Col. JASON WESTMORELAND Lt. Col. GREGORY WORDEN Lt. Col. SHAWN WORKMAN Maj. LEE ADAMSON Maj. AUSTIN ALLEN Maj. GEORGE ALLEN Maj. CARL ANDERSON Maj. GARRETT ANDERSON Maj. NINIASHAKA ANTOINE Maj. TIMOTHY ARCELAY Maj. JAMES ASHER III Maj. ANDREW BANISTER Maj. JUSTIN BEAULIEU Maj. KEITH BELL Maj. JIMMY BELLAMY JR Maj. THOMAS BENNETT JR Maj. ESTHER BENSON Maj. KEYONNA BLASSINGAME Maj. STEPHEN BODA Maj. TIMOTHY BOUTWELL Maj. JIM BROOKS II Maj. MARK BROWN Maj. PERVIS BROWN Maj. ROBERT BROWN II Maj. CHRISTOPHER BUNKER Maj. ANTHONY BURMEISTER Maj. GERALD BURRIS Maj. CHRISTOPHER BURTON Maj. GREGORY CALHOUN Maj. TERENCE CAPLE Maj. JEFFERY CARDEN Maj. CHARLES CARTER JR Maj. CHATCHAVAN CHANYASUBKIT Maj. BILLY CHAU Maj. BRYAN CHAVERS Maj. DANIEL CHICOLA Maj. CLIFFORD CIESLAK

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Maj. KYRA CLARK Maj. JAMES CLAY III Maj. JAMES CORBIN Maj. THOMAS DALY Maj. RUSSELL DASHER JR Maj. MARK DEDERICK Maj. KEILYN DISTEFANO Maj. QUINTIN DOLL Maj. HENRY DONALDSON II Maj. PAUL DOUGLAS Maj. BRETT DUKE Maj. VINCENT DUVALL JR Maj. RODNEY EDENFIELD Maj. AQUITA ELLIS Maj. JOSHUA EMERSON Maj. WESLEY EMINGER Maj. NATASHA ENGLISH Maj. JOHN EVANS III Maj. DANIEL FALL Maj. BLAKE FALLER Maj. JOHN FILIATREAU Maj. JEFFREY FREEMAN Maj. LUKE GASPARD Maj. DARREL GEVING Maj. CHRISTOPHER GODDARD Maj. SHELBY GRANT Maj. JENNIFER GREEN Maj. PATRICK GROVER Maj. ROY GUERARD Maj. LUKE GURLEY Maj. MATTHEW HALKO Maj. TAMMY HAMSHER Maj. SAMUEL HARRIS III Maj. JOHN HARRISON III Maj. CORTNEY HAWKINS Maj. JUSTIN HENRY Maj. JUAN HERNANDEZHUERTAS Maj. KEVIN HOLLEY Maj. ROBERT HOLMES JR Maj. AARON HOLT Maj. JEREMY HORSTMAN Maj. DAVID HOWELL Maj. SCHUYLER HOYNES Maj. NUIR HUSSEIN Maj. ALAN HUSTAD Maj. FIORENZO IACONANGELO Maj. CHRISTINA JOHNSON Maj. JEREMY JOHNSON Maj. STEPHEN JOHNSTON Maj. GREGORY JONES Maj. KENNETH JONES Maj. CRAIG KELLER Maj. CHRISTOPHER KELLEY Maj. JONATHAN KIEL Maj. COREY KING Maj. GREGORY KOESTER JR Maj. TYRONE LANDERS Maj. JOSEPH LATELLA JR Maj. JEREMIAH LAXSON Maj. JUSTIN LESLIE Maj. JASON LEWIS Maj. JAMES LIMBAUGH Maj. KARL LIPETZKY Maj. JONATHAN LORD Maj. ROBERT LOWRANCE Maj. AIMEE MANION Maj. NATHAN MARSH Maj. CHRISTOPHER MAXEY Maj. TREVIS MCCULLOUGH Maj. PATRICK MCDOUGALD Maj. THOMAS MCDOWELL Maj. JEFFREY MCELHANEY Maj. JOHN MCRAE II Maj. STEVEN MCRAE Maj. DANIEL MILLER JR Maj. JERRY MITCHELL Maj. ANTHONY MOON Maj. RICHARD MORRIS Maj. ROBERT MORRIS JR Maj. YASIN MUHAIMIN Maj. HENRY MULLINS Maj. MATTHEW MUSE Maj. BRIAN NADOLNE Maj. LESLIE NELSON Maj. CHARLES NEWTON JR Maj. JOHN NICHOLS Maj. KEVIN NICKLAY Maj. MATTHEW OSUCHA Maj. CALVIN OXENDINE

Maj. ANDREW PARKER Maj. JOSEPH PARKER Maj. WILLIAM PARKER JR Maj. KEVIN PEEK Maj. MICHAEL PETERMAN Maj. BRYAN PETERSON Maj. MARC PFROGNER JR Maj. EDWARD PIASTA Maj. JOHN PINION Maj. CAMERON PLUNKETT Maj. ERNEST POLK III Maj. THOMAS POMIAN JR Maj. MICHAEL PRCHAL Maj. MICHAEL PRIETO Maj. JEFFERY REED Maj. DIXON REEVES Maj. JUSTIN RIRIE Maj. LEIF RIVERA Maj. CHRISTOPHER ROBERTS Maj. SAMUEL ROBERTS Maj. DANNY ROGERS Maj. AMIT SANGHI Maj. ROBERT SAYLE III Maj. ROBERT SCHWARZ Maj. ANDY SHEPHERD Maj. JOHN SHULL Maj. ANNA SMITH Maj. BENNIE SMITH JR Maj. MATTHEW SMITH Maj. RICHARD SONG Maj. SUSAN STAHL Maj. NATHANIEL STONE Maj. AVERY SUMMERS Maj. TIMOTHY TATEM Maj. DENNIS THIBAULT Maj. BRETT THOMAS Maj. STASSA THOMAS Maj. COLIN THOMPSON Maj. HUBERT THOMPSON JR Maj. JENNIFER THOMPSON Maj. JUSTIN THOMPSON Maj. JOSEPH TORRES Maj. RACHEL TORRES Maj. JOHN TURK II Maj. DAVIS VARNER Maj. MICHAEL VISKUP Maj. JACE WALDEN Maj. ABBY WALKER Maj. ROBERT WALKER Maj. TRISHA WALKER Maj. CYNTHIA WARREN Maj. JOHN WEAVER Maj. SAMUEL WEEKS Maj. JEROLD WILLIAMS Maj. LARRY WILLIAMS Maj. LOUIS WILLIAMS Maj. NATHAN WILSON Maj. DAVID WIMBUSH Maj. ROBERT WOLFORD Capt. JULIA ADCOCK Capt. MATTHEW ALEXANDER Capt. ADAM ALIG Capt. JONATHAN ALLEN Capt. ANTHONY AMOS Capt. NERUN AMPAIPAST Capt. JAMIE ANDREWS Capt. MATTHEW ARNOLD Capt. IAN BAHR Capt. CECIL BARNES Capt. SHAMEKA BARNES Capt. JAMES BARROW Capt. RACENE BASORE Capt. TAWANDA BAXTER Capt. TANDREA BEASLEY Capt. ANDREW BELL Capt. TODD BESIER Capt. LONNIE BEST Capt. DAVID BIDOT Capt. MICHAEL BINSTOCK Capt. MADISON BIPS Capt. KEVIN BLACK Capt. ALLOU BLEOUE Capt. RANDALL BOATNER Capt. DANIEL BODIE Capt. BRITTON BOWERS Capt. MARK BOYD Capt. PATRICK BREWER Capt. KENYANNIA BRIDGES Capt. DANIEL BROWN


Capt. DWAYNE BROWN Capt. TOMMY BROWN Capt. DENNIS BRYAN Capt. TRAVIS BULLOCK Capt. HAROLD BURGESS Capt. CHRISTOPHER BUTLER Capt. SALVATORE BUZZURRO Capt. STEVEN CAISON Capt. MACK CAMPBELL Capt. MICHAEL CAPACCIO Capt. CHRISTOPHER CAPUA Capt. MICHAEL CARLSON Capt. WILLIAM CARRAWAY Capt. ELIJAH CARROLL Capt. JAMES CARVER II Capt. KERI CATCHING Capt. MICHAEL CHISM Capt. CUTHBERT CHRISTOPHER Capt. RUSSELL CHRISTOPHER Capt. WILCO CIVIL Capt. JASON CLARK Capt. JEREMY COHEN Capt. BYRON COLEY Capt. ATIJAH COLLINS Capt. SELENA COLSTON Capt. JEREMY COMBS Capt. JOSHUA COMBS Capt. GEORGE CONSTANTINE III Capt. RANDELL CONYERS II Capt. CHRISTOPHER COOPER Capt. JOSTEN CORNETT Capt. TRAVIS CORNWALLBURNHAM Capt. JAMES CORRIGAN Capt. ANDEE COURSON Capt. JENNIFER COWART Capt. JERRY CRAM Capt. BUKEKIA CROFT Capt. BOGDAN CUCEU Capt. WILLIAM CULPEPPER Capt. DANIELLE CUMMINGS Capt. BRYAN DAYTON Capt. JULIUS DEGUIT Capt. NATHAN DEMENT Capt. DAVID DESCOTEAUX Capt. DENVER DIETRICH Capt. PAUL DIETZEL Capt. RAYMOND DILLARD Capt. JAMES DILWORTH Capt. ADAM DOSS Capt. CHRISTOPHER DRYDEN Capt. JEDIDIAH DUNCAN Capt. THEODORE DUNHAM Capt. TYLER DUNLAP Capt. MICHAEL ECHEVARRIA Capt. ROCHELLE EDMOND Capt. WILLIAM ELLIS Capt. GAVIN ELLMAN Capt. DEREK ELLYSON Capt. BENJAMIN ELY Capt. ERIC ELZEA Capt. CHARLES EMMONS Capt. SETH ENTERLINE Capt. STEPHANIE ERBERICH Capt. KEITH FARMER Capt. JASON FELKER Capt. JUAN FERNANDEZGOMEZ Capt. CANDICE FIELDS Capt. MICHAEL FLYNN Capt. CHARLES FOLLIN III Capt. SONNY FONG Capt. BRIAN FOSTER Capt. BRETT FRANCEK Capt. ANDREW FRANKLIN Capt. SAMANTHA FRAZIER Capt. AMANDA FREEMAN Capt. TIMOTHY FULLER Capt. FRANK GAMSBY Capt. SAMUEL GARDNER Capt. JERRY GARNER Capt. RYAN GAVANT Capt. SHANE GIDDENS Capt. RYAN GILES Capt. ADAM GLOVER Capt. RAYON GOLDING Capt. JORDAN GOMOLAK Capt. JASON GOZA Capt. SHERMAN GRAYSON Capt. ERICK GREEN Capt. DANIEL GRIFFIN

Capt. DARRYL GRIFFING JR Capt. JASMINE GRIGGS Capt. WILLIAM GRIMM JR Capt. JASON GRINER Capt. MARK HALL Capt. DONALD HAMMOND Capt. NATHAN HARRIS Capt. ROBERT HARRISON Capt. LARRY HARTMAN Capt. DAVID HARVEY Capt. ROSWELL HATHAWAY III Capt. GREGORY HAWLEY Capt. CLAYTON HEARN Capt. DANIEL HELMIG Capt. CRAIG HENDERSON Capt. HUGH HENRY Capt. LATONYA HICKS Capt. DEBRA HIGGSDERRICK Capt. JEREMY HILL Capt. MARK HODGES Capt. JANNA HOEG Capt. TIMOTHY HOFFMAN Capt. STEVE HOLLAND Capt. TRAVIS HOLMES Capt. TERRELL HOOD Capt. ALEXANDER HORN Capt. JONATHAN HORN Capt. JOSEPH HYER Capt. JOSHUA INGALLS Capt. MICHAEL IRELAND Capt. ASHLEY IVORY Capt. THOMAS JACKSON Capt. ROOSEVELT JAMES IV Capt. PATRICK JARVIS Capt. NICHOLE JEWELL Capt. DOMINQUE JODRY Capt. APRIL JOHNSON Capt. JEREMIAH JOHNSON Capt. LAMAR JOHNSON Capt. LYNNETTE JOHNSON Capt. TAWANNA JOHNSON Capt. TILMAN JOHNSON Capt. ANATASHIA JONES Capt. ELLISHA JONES Capt. JASON JONES Capt. SHENEKA JONES Capt. TAKAYOSHI KAKIUCHI Capt. INSUNG KANG Capt. TRAVIS KIMMEL Capt. JONATHAN KING Capt. MOSHE KIRKLAND Capt. JOHN KISHIMOTO Capt. MATTHEW KISS Capt. JAMES KUMP Capt. DANIEL LARSON Capt. PAUL LEACHMAN Capt. DAVID LEE Capt. JOSHUA LETKO Capt. IAN LEWIS Capt. JAMES LEWIS Capt. MICHAEL LEWIS Capt. MARC LHOWE Capt. PAUL LINDQUIST Capt. JOSHUA LITTLE Capt. JAMAR LITTLEJOHN Capt. BRANTLEY LOCKHART Capt. BRANDON LONG Capt. NICHOLAS LONG Capt. CHARLES LOVELL Capt. MATTHEW LUSTIG Capt. SHARLETTA MAHONE Capt. JONATHAN MALLETT Capt. MICHAEL MALLON Capt. TEALE MARCHETTE Capt. ROBERT MARSHALL Capt. ALFREDO MATOSMARIN Capt. KEVIN MATTHEWS Capt. TONY MAY Capt. JOSHUA MCCARTHY Capt. SEAN MCCULLEY Capt. DUSTIN MCDONALD Capt. DECRETA MCGILL Capt. KERI MCGREGOR Capt. BRIAN MCKENNA Capt. JOSEPH MCLAIN Capt. ANDREW MCLEAN Capt. PHILLIP MCMINN Capt. MARCUS MCMULLEN Capt. DANIELLE MEEKER

Capt. ZACHARY MELDA Capt. HERBERT MIHAN JR Capt. EBONI MILLER Capt. GEOFFREY MILLER Capt. BRIAN MIZE Capt. KATHRYN MOORE Capt. MICHAEL MOORES Capt. WILLIAM MORRISON Capt. JASON MOSELEY Capt. CHELSEA MOUTON Capt. NAJEEB MUHAIMIN Capt. BRIAN MURPHY Capt. CHRISTOPHER MURPHY Capt. KENNETH MURRAY Capt. MICHAEL MYERS Capt. NICHOLAS MYERS Capt. KRELIN NAIDU Capt. WILLIAM NALL Capt. SOO NAMER Capt. ANTONIO NASH Capt. SHELONDA NEVELS Capt. TIM NGUYEN Capt. DANIEL NICHOLS Capt. TITUS NICHOLS Capt. KARL NSONWU Capt. DARYL OEHRLEIN Capt. ABRAHAM OWEN Capt. ALEJANDRO PASCUAL Capt. JOSHUA PATTERSON Capt. RYAN PEARSE Capt. DAVID PECK Capt. PHALLY PHORN Capt. JON PIRTLE IV Capt. JEREMY POISSON Capt. EARL PORTER Capt. JOHN PRIDGEN Capt. NICOLE PUGH Capt. CHRISTOPHER PULLIAM Capt. DARREN RAGER Capt. JOSHUA REYNOLDS Capt. JOHN RIDDLE Capt. FLOYD RINEHART Capt. CARLOS RIVERARAMOS Capt. EMILEE ROCKHILL Capt. STACIA ROETH Capt. TAYLOR ROSE Capt. PAUL ROTHENBUHLER Capt. ERNEST ROUSE III Capt. JASON ROYAL Capt. MICHAEL RUDIO Capt. BENJAMIN RUSSELL Capt. STEVEN RUSSELL Capt. MADISON RYBECK Capt. SASHA SALTERS Capt. DONNA SANDERS Capt. MASON SAWYER Capt. ALAN SCHMITZ Capt. ADAM SCHULTZ Capt. ANDREW SCHWAB Capt. RYAN SCHWARTZ Capt. DANIEL SEKULA Capt. JONATHAN SELLARS Capt. GUY SERAPION Capt. JOSEPH SEWALL Capt. RAMESCHE SHAW Capt. JASON SHELTON Capt. WILLIAM SHERFESEE Capt. MARGARET SHINDELL Capt. DUSTIN SHOUPE Capt. ANDREW SILVA Capt. MATTHEW SILVA Capt. MILTON SIMPSON Capt. BERTRICE SMITH Capt. CHRISTOPHER SMITH Capt. JARED SMITH Capt. KEVIN SMITH Capt. KHANXAY SOUPHOM Capt. CARLTON SPARKS II Capt. DANIEL SPENCER Capt. CHRISTINA SPRUILL Capt. JEREMIAH STAFFORD Capt. JULIA STAFFORD Capt. CHRISTOPHER STEKETEE Capt. WILLIAM STEMBRIDGE Capt. BRENT STEVERSON Capt. CHRISTINA STIGGER Capt. ROBERT STILLS JR Capt. JEROME STOKES Capt. RICHARD STONE SR

Capt. RANDALL STOVER Capt. PAUL STRELLA Capt. THEA SULLIVAN Capt. JOYCE SWINTON Capt. CHRISTOPHER TATUM Capt. MAXWELL THELEN Capt. CHARLES THOMPSON Capt. JAMES THREET Capt. TYLER TORRES Capt. ROLAND TOWERY III Capt. PAUL TREMBLAY JR Capt. KARTINA TRIPP Capt. BADAL TRIVEDI Capt. MICHAEL TROISE Capt. NATHAN TURK Capt. STEVEN VASQUEZ Capt. IVAN VAZQUEZGARCIA Capt. JESSE WADDY Capt. DONIEL WADE Capt. MICHELLE WALACE Capt. NICHOLAS WARD Capt. CHRISTOPHER WATKINS Capt. SHARONDA WATSON Capt. ELLIOTT WELLS JR Capt. CHARLES WESTRIP IV Capt. GEOFFREY WHITAKER Capt. JENNIFER WHITE Capt. SAMUEL WHITE Capt. JONATHAN WHITMIRE Capt. CONNOR WICKLUND Capt. ANGELA WILLIAMS Capt. JASON WILLIAMS Capt. LETITIA WILLIAMS Capt. MICHAEL WILLIAMS Capt. ZACHARY WILLIAMS Capt. DORICE WILSON Capt. JENNIFER WILSON Capt. KEVIN WILSON Capt. SAMUEL WILSON Capt. ANDREW WINGET Capt. JASON WITCHER Capt. TARAH WOLF Capt. SAMUEL WOLFSON Capt. RYAN WOOD Capt. WARNER WORTHAN Capt. HOMER WRIGHT III Capt. STEVE YI Capt. DAVID YOUNG 1st. Lt. DANIEL ADCOCK 1st. Lt. KIMBERLY ADKINS 1st. Lt. ELVIA AGUILERA 1st. Lt. AKEEM AKANNI 1st. Lt. JONATHAN AKERS 1st. Lt. JAMES AKIN III 1st. Lt. DUSTIN ALLARD 1st. Lt. CHRISTOPHER AMOS 1st. Lt. JOSHUA ANDERSON 1st. Lt. STEPHEN ANDREWS 1st. Lt. ANDREA ARNAUD 1st. Lt. TERRY AUSTIN 1st. Lt. PHILIP AUVENSHINE 1st. Lt. BENJAMIN BANE 1st. Lt. JOSHUA BARNES 1st. Lt. KATHLEEN BASEL 1st. Lt. SHARAYA BATES 1st. Lt. ROBERT BATTLES 1st. Lt. JORDAN BECK 1st. Lt. KERRY BELL JR 1st. Lt. AMARI BENLEVI 1st. Lt. KENT BERUS 1st. Lt. BRYAN BESHIRI 1st. Lt. SPENSER BETTIS 1st. Lt. CHRISTOPHER BLACKBURN 1st. Lt. SEDRICK BOLES 1st. Lt. DEONDRE BONDS 1st. Lt. RICHARD BRAGG JR 1st. Lt. EMILY BRANDON 1st. Lt. CORY BRANDT 1st. Lt. JASON BRISTOL 1st. Lt. CHERRISA BROCKINGTON 1st. Lt. ROBERT BROMFIELD 1st. Lt. KURTIS BRONSTON 1st. Lt. ATHENA BROWN 1st. Lt. MAURICE BROWN 1st. Lt. EMORY BROWNLEE III 1st. Lt. ANTHONY BRYANT 1st. Lt. CHRISTOPHER BUONO 1st. Lt. ARTHUR BUSH 1st. Lt. BARRY BUTZLOFF

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1st. Lt. JAMES CADENHEAD 1st. Lt. JOSEPH CAMPBELL 1st. Lt. JEFFREY CANTERBURY JR 1st. Lt. ALEXANDER CARPENTER 1st. Lt. THOMAS CASE 1st. Lt. BILLY CATON III 1st. Lt. DERRICK CAUDELL 1st. Lt. WILLIAM CHANCEY 1st. Lt. SHANNELL CHAPPELL 1st. Lt. ROBERT CHUBAROV 1st. Lt. CLIFTON CLARK 1st. Lt. PRECIOUS CLEMENTS 1st. Lt. JORDAN CLOWER 1st. Lt. JESSE COBURN 1st. Lt. ELI COHEN 1st. Lt. RAZALYN COOK 1st. Lt. ROBERT CORBETT 1st. Lt. JOHN COX JR 1st. Lt. DAVID CRABTREE 1st. Lt. JARED CRANDALL 1st. Lt. ADAM CRANFORD 1st. Lt. JOSHUA CRIST 1st. Lt. TYLER CROCKETT 1st. Lt. BRIANNA CROMARTIE 1st. Lt. DENNIS CRUTCHER III 1st. Lt. GARRETT CURTIS 1st. Lt. FRED DABLEMONT 1st. Lt. JOHN DALEY 1st. Lt. NELLIE DALEY 1st. Lt. WESLEY DANDRIDGE 1st. Lt. JOHN DANIELS 1st. Lt. MICHAEL DASILVA 1st. Lt. JUVONN DAVES 1st. Lt. ASHLEY DAVIS 1st. Lt. LANCE DAY 1st. Lt. JONATHAN DEAROLF 1st. Lt. MICHAEL DEFLEICE 1st. Lt. SCOTT DELOZIER 1st. Lt. DAVON DENNIS 1st. Lt. JUSTIN DERRICK 1st. Lt. JAMES DIDIER 1st. Lt. MATTHEW DOLINSKI 1st. Lt. CHAD DOUGLAS 1st. Lt. JACK DOWNIE 1st. Lt. JOSEPH DYAR 1st. Lt. MICHAEL DYKSTRA 1st. Lt. JOSEPH EDWARDS 1st. Lt. JOSHUA EDWARDS 1st. Lt. CODY EIGO 1st. Lt. ROGER ELBAZ 1st. Lt. MATTHEW ELLIS 1st. Lt. JOSEPH FLOYD 1st. Lt. CRAIG FORD 1st. Lt. LANDIS FORD 1st. Lt. JONATHAN FORTNER 1st. Lt. JOHN FOWLER 1st. Lt. BRYAN FREDERICK 1st. Lt. STEVEN FREUND II 1st. Lt. AARON FULLER 1st. Lt. CHRISTOPHER GAMMON 1st. Lt. ANTHONYVAN GARAY 1st. Lt. SAMARA GARRISON 1st. Lt. ROBERT GARTNER 1st. Lt. MATTHEW GIDDENS 1st. Lt. MICAH GOMEZ 1st. Lt. TRAVIS GOODSON 1st. Lt. SETH GRAVES 1st. Lt. JARED GREGORY 1st. Lt. ASHTON GRIFFITH 1st. Lt. CHRISTOPHER GUNNELS 1st. Lt. EDWARD GYLFE JR 1st. Lt. JOSEPH HACKNEY 1st. Lt. DAVID HALL 1st. Lt. JOSEPH HALL JR 1st. Lt. WILLIAM HAMMOND 1st. Lt. JACQUELINE HANDLOSER 1st. Lt. CHAKA HARDEMON 1st. Lt. AMBER HARPER 1st. Lt. SHJUAN HARRIS 1st. Lt. JARRELL HARRISON 1st. Lt. MARY HARWELL 1st. Lt. ERIC HAYES 1st. Lt. KEVIN HENDERSON 1st. Lt. JACKSON HENRY 1st. Lt. RICHARD HENRY 1st. Lt. KYLE HERMOSO 1st. Lt. NICOLE HERNANDEZ 1st. Lt. DAREN HIGGINBOTHAM 1st. Lt. BRETT HOLDER

1st. Lt. SHADRICK HOLLIS SR 1st. Lt. MICAH HOWARD 1st. Lt. HERBERT HOWE 1st. Lt. RACHEL HUGGINS 1st. Lt. RICHARD HUGHES 1st. Lt. JESSICA HULTMAN 1st. Lt. RICHARD HUTCHINSON 1st. Lt. CHARLES INGLETT 1st. Lt. ASHLEIGH ISAACSON 1st. Lt. COURTNEY JAMES 1st. Lt. IAN JENNINGS 1st. Lt. JOON JEONG 1st. Lt. SAMUEL JEROME 1st. Lt. BRUCE JOHNSON II 1st. Lt. JEFFERY JOHNSTON 1st. Lt. PAUL JOHNSTON 1st. Lt. CHELSIE JONES 1st. Lt. JEREMY JONES 1st. Lt. KARL JONES JR 1st. Lt. JUNIOR JOSEPH 1st. Lt. EDNER JULIEN 1st. Lt. TRAVIS JUNKINS 1st. Lt. JOSHUA KAMBER 1st. Lt. BETHENY KAPPER 1st. Lt. OLAWALE KAREEM 1st. Lt. JONATHAN KAREIS 1st. Lt. BRADFORD KENNEBREW 1st. Lt. DAVID KIM 1st. Lt. FRANCES KIM 1st. Lt. MICHAEL KIMBRELL 1st. Lt. JOSHUA KINSEY 1st. Lt. LINDSAY KRENKLER 1st. Lt. RYAN KRIVANEK 1st. Lt. JAMES LAKE JR 1st. Lt. JEREMY LAMBERT 1st. Lt. MARTIN LANDRITO 1st. Lt. CHRISTOPHER LANDRUM 1st. Lt. ERICA LANG 1st. Lt. ADAM LANZO 1st. Lt. ELISE LAPIERRE 1st. Lt. MARK LAPIERRE 1st. Lt. SPENCER LARSON 1st. Lt. JOSHUA LEE 1st. Lt. ALEXANDER LEMMINGS 1st. Lt. JAMES LENNING 1st. Lt. ANDREW LEWIS 1st. Lt. DANIEL LIMONCHENKO 1st. Lt. SUZANNE LINCE 1st. Lt. AARON LLOYD 1st. Lt. CORTNEY LOKEY 1st. Lt. CHRISTOPHER LONG 1st. Lt. TYRE MADDOX 1st. Lt. ANGEL MADERA 1st. Lt. RICHARD MASCARO JR 1st. Lt. VICTOR MAYA 1st. Lt. WILLIAM MAYFIELD 1st. Lt. COMMOY MCDONALD 1st. Lt. SCOTT MCINTYRE 1st. Lt. MARCUS MCKINNEY 1st. Lt. DANIEL MCLAUGHLIN 1st. Lt. CARLTON MCLAURIN 1st. Lt. BRITTANY MCPHERSON 1st. Lt. MATHEW MEPHAM 1st. Lt. JOSHUA MIDDLETON 1st. Lt. DANIEL MILLARD 1st. Lt. GARY MILLER 1st. Lt. JEREMY MILLER 1st. Lt. STEPHEN MILLS 1st. Lt. ZACHARY MOORE 1st. Lt. JOSEPH MORGAN 1st. Lt. ERICA MORIN 1st. Lt. MATTHEW MORRILL 1st. Lt. MATTHEW MORRISON II 1st. Lt. RANDALL MOSS 1st. Lt. ERICK MUNOZ 1st. Lt. TERI NASH 1st. Lt. NOAH NELSON 1st. Lt. KYLE NEWMAN 1st. Lt. TRI NGUYEN 1st. Lt. NEAL NOEL II 1st. Lt. THOMAS NOVAK 1st. Lt. ZACHARY OGBURN 1st. Lt. SHANDIE OWENBY 1st. Lt. CHRISTOPHER PAGAN 1st. Lt. NATALIE PALMER 1st. Lt. JOEL PARIS 1st. Lt. ROBERT PARKER 1st. Lt. WAYNE PARKER JR 1st. Lt. ANTONY PARKS

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1st. Lt. BRENT PAUL 1st. Lt. KEITH PAYNE 1st. Lt. CHASSITY PELLEGRINO 1st. Lt. SHANNON PHILIPPS 1st. Lt. GREGORY PHILLIPS 1st. Lt. JOSHUA PHILLIPS 1st. Lt. TERENCE PHILLIPS II 1st. Lt. ALVIN PITTMAN II 1st. Lt. JAMES PLATT JR 1st. Lt. JULIA PLEASANTS 1st. Lt. CHERONAE PORTER 1st. Lt. JONATHON POSADA 1st. Lt. DARIUS POSTELL 1st. Lt. JEFFREY POUCHER 1st. Lt. STEPHEN PRITCHARD 1st. Lt. ADAM PULSNEY 1st. Lt. RHAN RAETHKE 1st. Lt. KYLE REEDY 1st. Lt. JOSEPH REYNOLDS 1st. Lt. DAVID RICE 1st. Lt. JACOB RICE 1st. Lt. TANSY RIDINGS 1st. Lt. KAMONA RILEY 1st. Lt. LENET RIVAS 1st. Lt. SANTOS RIVERA 1st. Lt. MICHAEL ROACH 1st. Lt. JOHNATHAN ROBERTS 1st. Lt. NICHOLAS ROBERTS 1st. Lt. ROBERT ROMAINE 1st. Lt. NICHOLAS ROSI 1st. Lt. LANDON ROWINSKI 1st. Lt. REBECCA ROYALTY 1st. Lt. MATTHEW RUSHING 1st. Lt. JOSHUA SAM 1st. Lt. MARC SAVIOLI 1st. Lt. STEPHEN SCHAFF 1st. Lt. BLAKE SCHAPER 1st. Lt. ALEXANDER SCHEIB 1st. Lt. WILLIAM SCHMETZER 1st. Lt. WILLIAM SEFCIK 1st. Lt. KORI SELF 1st. Lt. CODY SEYMOUR 1st. Lt. SEBRINA SHARPER 1st. Lt. SAMANTHA SHIPMAN 1st. Lt. GRACE SIGUNGA 1st. Lt. RYAN SIMMONS 1st. Lt. NICHOLAS SIMPSON 1st. Lt. DANIAL SIMS 1st. Lt. SHIREI SINGLETON 1st. Lt. BENJAMIN SKELTON 1st. Lt. ANTHONY SMITH 1st. Lt. DEVIN SMITH 1st. Lt. ISAIAH SMITH 1st. Lt. JACKSON SMITH 1st. Lt. JACOB SMITH 1st. Lt. KASANA SMITH 1st. Lt. ROBERT SMITH JR 1st. Lt. RYAN SMITH 1st. Lt. TRISTIAN SMITH 1st. Lt. EMILY SNYDER 1st. Lt. DAVID SOOY 1st. Lt. COLBY SPECK 1st. Lt. GERALD SPENCER 1st. Lt. BRIAN STAUFF 1st. Lt. RYAN STEINER 1st. Lt. STEFAN STEPHENSONMOE 1st. Lt. CHERELLE STEVENSON 1st. Lt. JEFFREY STEWART 1st. Lt. ANDREW STINSON 1st. Lt. TODD STOYKA 1st. Lt. KRISTEN STPIERRE 1st. Lt. JEREMY STRAUB 1st. Lt. COE SUCHKE 1st. Lt. SIDNEY SWAN 1st. Lt. CAREY SWYMER 1st. Lt. ERIC TALAVERA 1st. Lt. JOSEPH THOMPSON 1st. Lt. NELSON THOMSON 1st. Lt. ROBERT TIMMONS JR 1st. Lt. ADAM TOLAR 1st. Lt. SETH TOOMEY 1st. Lt. ADRIAN TORRES 1st. Lt. KENYAN TRAILLE 1st. Lt. RALPH TRANQUILLE 1st. Lt. CHIQUITTA TROUPE 1st. Lt. JONATHAN TURNER 1st. Lt. EMMANUEL UWEJEYAN 1st. Lt. HANNAH VANNOY 1st. Lt. LIAM VENDEVILLE

1st. Lt. EDUARDO VOLOCH 1st. Lt. CHRISTIAN WALL 1st. Lt. BRETT WALLACE 1st. Lt. LACEY WALTERS 1st. Lt. SIMIT WARANG 1st. Lt. MICHELLE WARNERHERSEY 1st. Lt. THOMAS WATSON 1st. Lt. DAVID WEAVER 1st. Lt. CHRISTOPHER WEST 1st. Lt. JOEL WETTSTONE 1st. Lt. JULIA WHITE 1st. Lt. JASON WILCOX 1st. Lt. ANDREAS WILDER 1st. Lt. JAMES WILFORD II 1st. Lt. ARIEL WILLIAMS 1st. Lt. JUMAANE WILLIAMS 1st. Lt. JAROD WILLIAMSON 1st. Lt. BRYANT WINE 1st. Lt. BARRY WOOD 2nd. Lt. FRANKEND ABABIO 2nd. Lt. HASAN AHMED 2nd. Lt. JACOB ALLEN 2nd. Lt. NATCHANON AMORE 2nd. Lt. BREANN ANKENMAN 2nd. Lt. KYLE BAILEY 2nd. Lt. MILES BALL 2nd. Lt. BROOKE BARDEN 2nd. Lt. NICHOLAS BARNETT 2nd. Lt. MARLENE BEACH 2nd. Lt. THOMAS BIRD 2nd. Lt. DEMETRIUS BLACK 2nd. Lt. CHERVONDA BLAKE 2nd. Lt. ADAM BOATWRIGHT 2nd. Lt. KARSON BOBBITT 2nd. Lt. CLAIRE BOOKHOOP 2nd. Lt. JENNIFER BOSTWICK 2nd. Lt. JOSEPH BOSTWICK 2nd. Lt. JEANPIERRE BOURGET 2nd. Lt. JAMES BOWMAN 2nd. Lt. JERRY BRADLEY 2nd. Lt. DANIEL BROCKUNIER 2nd. Lt. BRANDON BROUGHTON 2nd. Lt. JADON BRUNO 2nd. Lt. TIFFANIE BURGESS 2nd. Lt. TRAVIS BURNETT 2nd. Lt. JUSTIN BURNS 2nd. Lt. WALTER CAMP JR 2nd. Lt. MICHAEL CAMPBELL 2nd. Lt. AUSTIN CARROLL 2nd. Lt. KEVIN CASPARY 2nd. Lt. JONATHAN CAYLOR 2nd. Lt. JORDAN CHISLEY 2nd. Lt. ADOLPHUS CLARK 2nd. Lt. APRIL CLAYTON 2nd. Lt. AUSTIN CLEVELAND 2nd. Lt. KENNITH COCHRAN 2nd. Lt. ALEXANDER COLONNA 2nd. Lt. BRETT CONN 2nd. Lt. SARAH CONNERS 2nd. Lt. PATRICK CROWLEY 2nd. Lt. LYDIA CRUZ 2nd. Lt. JOSHUA CULLEN 2nd. Lt. JATOREY DANIEL 2nd. Lt. DILLON DAVIDSON 2nd. Lt. BENJAMIN DAVIS 2nd. Lt. GIANNI DEBENEDICTIS 2nd. Lt. STEVEN DEBORDE 2nd. Lt. CHRISTOPHER DELATORRE 2nd. Lt. NICHOLAS DESMOND 2nd. Lt. MICHAEL DICKERSON 2nd. Lt. KATHERINE DICKINSON 2nd. Lt. STEVEN DODD 2nd. Lt. JEREMIAS DUARTE 2nd. Lt. PARKER DUBEE 2nd. Lt. JOSHUA DYAR 2nd. Lt. QUENTARIOUS ELLIS 2nd. Lt. WILLIAM FERRIS IV 2nd. Lt. LUCAS FIELDS 2nd. Lt. GARRETT FLOYD 2nd. Lt. SAMUEL FLOYD 2nd. Lt. JUSTIN FOGT 2nd. Lt. JORDAN FORD 2nd. Lt. JACOB GARCIA 2nd. Lt. CHRISTOPHER GARNER 2nd. Lt. BETHANY GLEASON 2nd. Lt. ERIC GLEASON 2nd. Lt. DEVIN GLOSTER 2nd. Lt. EXAVIAR GODSEY 2nd. Lt. ALEXEY GOLUBKOV


2nd. Lt. MICHAEL GONDEK 2nd. Lt. JUAN GONZALEZ 2nd. Lt. NIKIA GOODWIN 2nd. Lt. PHILIP GORMLEY 2nd. Lt. THOMAS GREENE 2nd. Lt. CHRISTOPHER HAINES 2nd. Lt. JOHN HAMIL 2nd. Lt. ZACHARY HANVEY 2nd. Lt. EDWARD HARDRICK 2nd. Lt. NATHANIEL HARVEY 2nd. Lt. NICOLE HAWKINS 2nd. Lt. AUSTIN HAZELRIG 2nd. Lt. JORDAN HEATER 2nd. Lt. ASHLEY HELTON 2nd. Lt. KURTIS HEMRICK JR 2nd. Lt. DUSTIN HENRY 2nd. Lt. JAMES HENSON IV 2nd. Lt. CHRISTOPHER HOLBROOKS 2nd. Lt. TREVOR HOLBROOKS 2nd. Lt. THOMAS HOLMAN 2nd. Lt. CODY HOLWELL 2nd. Lt. CHRISTIAN HORN 2nd. Lt. JEFFREY HUFFINGTON JR 2nd. Lt. JATAURUS HUGHLEY 2nd. Lt. JONATHAN HULME 2nd. Lt. ISAIAH HUNT 2nd. Lt. STEVEN JARVIS JR 2nd. Lt. KAMARI JETT 2nd. Lt. ALEXANDER JOHNSON 2nd. Lt. TYLER JOHNSON 2nd. Lt. DONTAVIUS JONES 2nd. Lt. MARSHALL JONES 2nd. Lt. ROGER JONES 2nd. Lt. RYAN JONES 2nd. Lt. VADIA JOSEPH 2nd. Lt. JOSHUA JULIEN 2nd. Lt. JOHN KASTENBAUER 2nd. Lt. GEORGE KILGORE 2nd. Lt. MICHAEL KING 2nd. Lt. BRADLEY KNIGHT 2nd. Lt. ZACKARY KNIGHT 2nd. Lt. BOBBY KWON 2nd. Lt. JESSICA LAIL 2nd. Lt. CLARENCE LANCEY III 2nd. Lt. DEVIN LASSETTER 2nd. Lt. JANAE LAW 2nd. Lt. CORNELIUS LEE 2nd. Lt. SHARON LEE 2nd. Lt. JARED LINSON 2nd. Lt. JAMES LISMAN 2nd. Lt. DANIEL LOPEZ 2nd. Lt. MATTHEW LOUDIN 2nd. Lt. DOMINIQUE LYLES 2nd. Lt. ANDREW MACKEY 2nd. Lt. MICHAEL MANNING II 2nd. Lt. ANDREW MASSEY 2nd. Lt. WESLEY MATTHEWS 2nd. Lt. ANNA MCCLAIN 2nd. Lt. SELENA MCQUERREY 2nd. Lt. ESVIN MENENDEZ 2nd. Lt. JOSHUA MERRY 2nd. Lt. JOHNATHAN METCALF 2nd. Lt. DARIAN METZ 2nd. Lt. ALLISON MILLER 2nd. Lt. KATHRYN MILLER 2nd. Lt. NELSON MORAGA 2nd. Lt. LUIS MORALESCABRERA 2nd. Lt. BRANDON MORTON 2nd. Lt. BRIAN MURPHY 2nd. Lt. BRYAN MURPHY 2nd. Lt. CHRISTOPHER MURPHY 2nd. Lt. ELIZABETH MURPHY 2nd. Lt. JOHNATHAN NATSON 2nd. Lt. HUNTER NEELY 2nd. Lt. JESSE NEWSOME 2nd. Lt. MICHAEL NOONE 2nd. Lt. STEPHEN ODUM 2nd. Lt. AARON OFOSU 2nd. Lt. CAMERON OGLE 2nd. Lt. BRIAN OLIVEIRA 2nd. Lt. ELIZABETH ONTIVEROS 2nd. Lt. AMANDA ORR 2nd. Lt. JOSEPH OTIS 2nd. Lt. DARRYL PADGETT JR 2nd. Lt. THEODORE PAGE 2nd. Lt. JOYCE PARK 2nd. Lt. MOO PARK 2nd. Lt. NATHAN PATTERSON 2nd. Lt. JERRY PAULK III

2nd. Lt. MATTHEW PAULLEY 2nd. Lt. MATTHEW PAWLIK 2nd. Lt. KORBAHN PEACE 2nd. Lt. MARIA PHILIP 2nd. Lt. SAMUEL PIRTLE 2nd. Lt. JOSIAH POISAL 2nd. Lt. MARIE POORE 2nd. Lt. DAVID PRESTON 2nd. Lt. BRITTANY RAGAN 2nd. Lt. JAMES RAGAN 2nd. Lt. DAVID REAGAN 2nd. Lt. JAVARIUS RENDER 2nd. Lt. CALEB RENEGAR 2nd. Lt. CHARLES RIGGINS 2nd. Lt. ADAM ROBES 2nd. Lt. VICTORIA ROBISON 2nd. Lt. YOLIANNITE RODRIGUEZ 2nd. Lt. XAVIER ROGERS 2nd. Lt. KYLE ROGGOW 2nd. Lt. EDGAR ROJAS 2nd. Lt. JONATHAN ROMO 2nd. Lt. BIANCA ROSS 2nd. Lt. SYDNEY ROTH 2nd. Lt. ROBBIE RUSSELL 2nd. Lt. ALEXIS SALVANERA 2nd. Lt. ALEXANDER SAWDYE 2nd. Lt. AUSTIN SCALES 2nd. Lt. WILLIAM SCHERER II 2nd. Lt. JEFFREY SCHWING 2nd. Lt. TIMOTHY SEALOCK 2nd. Lt. DARBY SEIBEL 2nd. Lt. CAMERON SHEPHERD 2nd. Lt. AARON SIMPSON 2nd. Lt. GARRETT SISLER 2nd. Lt. JACOB SOLE 2nd. Lt. GABRAL SOUIMANIPHANH 2nd. Lt. JACOB SPAULDING 2nd. Lt. JEROME SPENCER 2nd. Lt. KALEEB STANLEY 2nd. Lt. MORGAN STEARS 2nd. Lt. CHASE STEVENS 2nd. Lt. KRISTEN STREIN 2nd. Lt. ANDREW STRUTT 2nd. Lt. SAMUEL TART 2nd. Lt. EVAN TATUM 2nd. Lt. SHANAE THOMAS 2nd. Lt. LUCAS THOMPSON 2nd. Lt. SITHARA THUKALAN 2nd. Lt. SCOTT TINNEY 2nd. Lt. GABRIEL TRIPP 2nd. Lt. RYAN VANHOLLAND 2nd. Lt. JONATHAN VANWYK 2nd. Lt. JOSEPH VOSS 2nd. Lt. KRISTIN WALKER 2nd. Lt. SABRINA WALKER 2nd. Lt. BRYCE WEBB 2nd. Lt. LELAND WHITE 2nd. Lt. CHRISTOPHER WILLIAMS 2nd. Lt. MICHAEL WILLIAMS 2nd. Lt. JAMES WILLIAMSON 2nd. Lt. AARON WILSON 2nd. Lt. PAUL WILSON IV 2nd. Lt. WILLIAM WILSON JR 2nd. Lt. HANNAH WON 2nd. Lt. AUSTIN WOOD 2nd. Lt. YENG XIONG 2nd. Lt. JACOB YINGLING 2nd. Lt. BRITTANY ZWERVER

Warrant Officers of the Georgia Army National Guard CW5 PETER DEMKOW JR CW5 ALVIN FAULKNER CW5 DOUGLAS GAHRING CW5 CARL JACKSON CW5 ADRIAN MONTAGUE CW5 HENRY WOOD III CW4 GARY ARNOLD CW4 ANGELA BELDING CW4 DOUGLAS BERG CW4 ADAM BUTLER CW4 GLENN CHILDS CW4 WILLIAM CLAYBORN CW4 BOBBY DENNIS CW4 BRYAN DURRETTE CW4 KENNETH DYSON

CW4 DARRYL FARR CW4 JAMES HIGGINS JR CW4 JAMES HOGUE CW4 WILLIAM JOHNSON CW4 MARK JOINER CW4 TIMOTHY LADSON CW4 RICARDO MARTINEZ CW4 ERIC MCKEE CW4 SCOTT MELIUS CW4 MARK MORRIS CW4 RUSSELL MOTES CW4 JOSHUA PARKER CW4 NATHANETTE PERRY CW4 JIMMY POLK JR CW4 DUANE SANDBOTHE CW4 DAVID SCOTT CW4 KENDRICK SIMMONS CW4 TIMOTHY STEVENS CW4 BRANDON THOMAS CW4 LAWRENCE WALKER JR CW4 JEFFERY WALLIS CW4 CHARLES WOODWARD CW3 JEFFREY ADAMSON CW3 SERAFIN AVITIA CW3 SAMUEL BLANEY CW3 REUBEN BUSSEY CW3 DANIEL BUTTON CW3 ANDREW CASHEN CW3 ALTON CHAPMAN CW3 MATTHEW DINE CW3 DONOVAN FEIST CW3 NICKLAS FORTIN CW3 JULIE GAMBLE CW3 KIM GROGAN CW3 ROBERT HEDRICK III CW3 JOHN HODGES JR CW3 JASON HOWLAND CW3 ALAN HUGHES CW3 MARCUS HURSEY CW3 CHARLES JONES CW3 GERALD KEY II CW3 DOUGLAS KIRKLAND CW3 DOYLE KOBECK CW3 JOHN KULLMAN CW3 JAMES LAZARUS CW3 MICHELLE LEAVINS CW3 DUSTIN LEE CW3 JAMES LINCE CW3 EVA MCCARLEY CW3 JOSEPH MCNAMARA CW3 OMAR PATTERSON CW3 ROGER PHILLIPS CW3 RUSSELL RAWCLIFFE CW3 JOSHUA ROSADO CW3 LAURA SEVERIN CW3 JOSEPH SHIVER CW3 WILLIAM SLAUGHTER JR CW3 GARY SMITH II CW3 JONATHAN SMITH CW3 SANDRA SMITH CW3 JAMES STEVENS CW3 ROBERT STINER CW3 DARNIECE THOMAS CW3 VALERIE THOMAS CW3 JON WALDORF CW3 CALEB WALDRON CW3 CARL WELCH CW3 LATOYA WESTBROOKS CW3 JASON WILLIAMS CW2 JEFFREY ADAMS CW2 JEFFREY ANDREWS CW2 JOHN ANGIER CW2 KARL AUER CW2 TIMOTHY BEABOUT CW2 KRISTIN BLUMBERG CW2 BRYAN BOLING CW2 SCOTT BOYD CW2 SIDNEY BRASWELL V CW2 CHRISTOPHER BRIASCO CW2 CAROL CALDWELL CW2 JONATHAN CAMPBELL CW2 LANDON CARPENTER CW2 PATRICK CARTWRIGHT CW2 JUSTIN CHADWICK CW2 STEVEN CHANDLER ARIE CW2 AARON COOPER CW2 DEMETRIS COUNCIL CW2 JIM CURRIE JR CW2 DAMIAN CUTTIE

CW2 GREGORY DELGADO CW2 THOMAS DILLON CW2 CHAD DISHON CW2 COLIN DOWNEY CW2 WILLIAM EMORY CW2 DAVID FIELDS CW2 BRIANNE GAYLOR CW2 STEPHEN GAYTON CW2 KEVIN GERSCH CW2 CLIFFORD GIBBS CW2 BENJAMIN HAKENSON CW2 MATTHEW HANSON CW2 LONNIE HARPER CW2 JEREMY HARTMAN CW2 CHRISTOPHER HILL CW2 HUNTER HOLDER CW2 ROGER HOLDER CW2 JONATHAN HOLLAND CW2 JAMES JOHNSON CW2 AMANDA JUSTUS CW2 PIOTR KARP CW2 JONATHAN KEMP CW2 WILLIAM KNOX CW2 JASON KOHARCHIK CW2 MICHAEL LORENZ CW2 BRUCE MADDOX CW2 WALTER MARION CW2 BRADLEY MCAULEY CW2 JOHN MCELVEY JR CW2 GEORGE MCLAIN CW2 TIMOTHY MOORE CW2 IAN NORTON CW2 KEITH PATTILLO CW2 ROBERT PELUSO CW2 WILLIAM PIERCE CW2 MICHAEL POLING III CW2 DOUGLAS POWERS CW2 WILLIAM PRICE CW2 JAMES RAMSEY CW2 BRADLEY REDDICK CW2 JOHN ROBERTS CW2 THOMAS SEAGROVE CW2 GILBERT SHEPPARD CW2 JAMES SIMPSON CW2 DEMETRIUS SMEDLEY SR CW2 KELLI SMITH CW2 KIRK SPRADLEY CW2 MICHAEL SZALMA CW2 THERESA WALKER CW2 LANCE WASDIN CW2 JOSELYN WHITE CW2 ANDREW WILSON CW2 JULIUS WILSON CW2 MICHAEL WILSON CW2 MATTHEW WORLEY CW2 ROBERT WRIGHT WO1 CHRISTOPHER ANDERSON WO1 DANBERYL ANYE WO1 JOSEPH BARRICK WO1 REGINA CARRELL WO1 REGINA CARRELL WO1 RAY CORUJO WO1 CRAIG EMMETT WO1 DAVID FORMATO WO1 CHRISTOPHER GATNY WO1 CHRISTIAN GOODRICH WO1 LATISHA GORDON WO1 TORREY HELTON WO1 MICHAEL HIPPERT WO1 JESSE HOLMES WO1 BRYANT KIRKLAND WO1 RYAN LEONE WO1 DANIEL MARR WO1 ASHTON OGLETREE WO1 WILLIAM PROCTOR WO1 TAYLOR REDMOND WO1 STEVEN REED WO1 LUKE SELPH WO1 SHARI SIMZYK WO1 DERRIEL STANFIELD WO1 ADAM STOKES WO1 SAMUEL TUTUWAN WO1 CHRISTOPHER TYREE WO1 MICHAEL WELBORN WO1 CARLOS WHITFIELD WO1 RICHARD WILSON WO1 HARVEY ZEMAITIS III

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Officers of the Georgia Air National Guard MAJ. GEN. JESSE SIMMONS BRIG. GEN. STEPHEN MELTON COL. JONATHAN COX COL. KONATA CRUMBLY COL. THOMAS GRABOWSKI COL. JOEL HOWLE COL. JULIO LAIRET COL. AARON MORRIS COL. ROBERT NASH COL. LOUIS PERINO COL. RONALD SPEIR COL. KURT STEGNER COL. JOHN VERHAGE COL. MARK WEBER COL. PETER BOONE COL. MICHAEL CLAY COL. DAVID EADDY COL. RAINER GOMEZ COL. EMMANUEL HALDOPOULOS COL. STEVEN KLEIN COL. JAMES MARREN COL. PATRICK MORGAN COL. STEVEN POULOS LT. COL. KIMBERLY AINSWORTH LT. COL. ARIF ALI LT. COL. STEPHEN BAFFIC LT. COL. PHILIP BATTEN LT. COL. WILLIAM BENNIS LT. COL. KENNETH BILLINGS LT. COL. WILLIAM BOHNSTEDT LT. COL. JAMES BOURGEAULT LT. COL. JAMES BROOME LT. COL. ANDRE CAMPBELL LT. COL. BILLY CARTER LT. COL. JEWEL CHURCHMAN LT. COL. CHRISTIAN COOMER LT. COL. PATRICIA CURTIS LT. COL. CHRISTINA DARVEAU LT. COL. DENNIS DUKE LT. COL. CHRISTOPHER DUNLAP LT. COL. VICTOR ELLIS LT. COL. KEITH FILER LT. COL. JAY FORD LT. COL. JACQUELINE GIBSON LT. COL. DANIEL GOWDER LT. COL. REBECCA GRAY LT. COL. RONALD GREER LT. COL. RYAN HAMPTON LT. COL. MERYL HENRY LT. COL. AMY HOLBECK LT. COL. PATRICIA HOOD LT. COL. SIEGFRIED JUCKNIES LT. COL. ROBBY KEY LT. COL. EDWARD KING LT. COL. MELISSA KING LT. COL. MICHAEL LEWIS LT. COL. RICHARD MANSFIELD LT. COL. ROBERT MCCULLERS LT. COL. ANTHONY MCRAE LT. COL. WILLIE NEWSON LT. COL. MICHAEL NORKETT LT. COL. DALE NUNNELLEY LT. COL. PHILIP PLOURDE LT. COL. JAMES REED LT. COL. MICHAEL ROY LT. COL. AMY SANDBOTHE LT. COL. JASON SCOTT LT. COL. DAVID SMITH LT. COL. ERIC SMITH LT. COL. MONICA SMITH LT. COL. RICHARD SMITH LT. COL. DAVID SPISSO LT. COL. PAUL SYRIBEYS LT. COL. MARQUEZ TAPIA LT. COL. GREGORY TAYLOR LT. COL. JAMES TAYLOR LT. COL. ASHLEY WALKER LT. COL. FRED WALKER LT. COL. CHARLES WARREN LT. COL. JOSHUA WARREN LT. COL. JOHN WHITTINGTON

LT. COL. THOMAS WILLIAMS LT. COL. RONALD ALDRICH LT. COL. CHAD ASPLUND LT. COL. ELIZABETH BAKER LT. COL. MERRICK BARONI LT. COL. JEFFREY BERRY LT. COL. THOMAS BOWMAN LT. COL. ROGER BROOKS LT. COL. ANTHONY CIANCIOLO LT. COL. ROBERT CREECH LT. COL. CHRISTOPHER DAVIS LT. COL. JONATHAN DREW LT. COL. CHARLES DROWN LT. COL. BRIAN FERGUSON LT. COL. DOUGLAS FIKE LT. COL. NORMAN FRANCIS LT. COL. MICHAEL GESSER LT. COL. JACK GROOVER LT. COL. NEAL GURI LT. COL. LARRY HADWIN LT. COL. JOHN HICKS LT. COL. CHADWICK HILDE LT. COL. FANEY HILLIARD LT. COL. STEPHEN HOLT LT. COL. JOLENE LEA LT. COL. CHRISTOPHER LUDLOW LT. COL. ANDREW MAGNET LT. COL. ANDREW MARTIN LT. COL. NICHOLAS MEXAS LT. COL. PUANANI MILLER LT. COL. JOHN MIMS LT. COL. BRADLEY MOORE LT. COL. KENNETH NICHOL LT. COL. ROBERT NOREN LT. COL. DONALD PALLONE LT. COL. DAVID PURVIS LT. COL. TYLER RANDOLPH LT. COL. CARLTON ROGERS LT. COL. DAVID SIMONS LT. COL. MARVIN SINEATH LT. COL. JOHN VERWIEL LT. COL. BRIAN WALSH LT. COL. CHARLES WEST LT. COL. DAVID WHITE LT. COL. WILLIAM WHITE LT. COL. SHELDON WILSON LT. COL. RUSSELL WOOD LT. COL. JOSEPH ZINGARO LT. COL. BRIAN ZWICKER MAJ. RONALD ALLIGOOD MAJ. ERIC ARCARA MAJ. RONALD ATCHLEY MAJ. KENNETH AUTRY MAJ. CHRISTOPHER BANKS MAJ. SCOTT BISHOP MAJ. JOHN BLACKBURN MAJ. DONALD BRIDGES MAJ. REBECCA BURTON MAJ. DONALD CAMP MAJ. PATRICK CASEY MAJ. ABBY CHANDLER MAJ. ALTON CHINSHUE MAJ. JESSICA COL.BERT MAJ. VANESSA COX MAJ. DEAN DALY MAJ. REX DELOACH MAJ. TODRICK DOBSON MAJ. ROBERT FERGUSON MAJ. JENNIFER FINCH MAJ. SEAN FOX MAJ. BRADLEY GARDNER MAJ. ALEX GENIO MAJ. CLAYTON GIBBS MAJ. JESSICA GREER MAJ. CHRISTOPHER HANES MAJ. PHILLIP INIGO MAJ. WILLIAM JACOBS MAJ. LAUREEN JAMES MAJ. TRAVIS JAMES MAJ. DEAN JOHNSON MAJ. TROY JOHNSON MAJ. NATHAN KIRSCHKE MAJ. MATTHEW KRAUSS MAJ. JOSHUA LANE MAJ. FOLDS LISCOMBE

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MAJ. JOHN LLOYD MAJ. HEATHER LOCKERMAN MAJ. CHARLES LOIACONO MAJ. CHRISTOPHER LUCZUN MAJ. PHILIP MALONE MAJ. WILLIAM MARTIN MAJ. BRENT MATHIS MAJ. LORI MCCORVEY MAJ. ELMER MCDANIEL MAJ. BENJAMIN MILLER MAJ. CHRISTOPHER MOORE MAJ. MICHAEL MOORE MAJ. WENDELL NOBLE MAJ. ROLANDO PEREZ MAJ. GORDON POLSTON MAJ. JENNIFER POLSTON MAJ. DARIN PORTER MAJ. TERRI PROSPERIE MAJ. DAVID PROWELL MAJ. CHRISTEL SCHWEIZER MAJ. JAMES SMALL MAJ. CEZARY SNIADECKI MAJ. KEITH STANDRING MAJ. TREVOR SWAIN MAJ. CHRISTOPHER SWANN MAJ. WENDELL TROULLIER MAJ. BRADLEY WEBB MAJ. WILLIAM WHITE MAJ. CHEAU WILLIAMS MAJ. CHAD YOUNG MAJ. DAVID ZABOROWSKI MAJ. JAMES ADAIR MAJ. SETH ADLER MAJ. NICHOLAS ANTHONY MAJ. SARAH BARBER MAJ. DANNY BARTON MAJ. BRIAN BOWEN MAJ. JAMES BRADLEY MAJ. ADAM BROWN MAJ. HENRY BRUMBY MAJ. JENNIFER CARVER MAJ. LESTER CLAXTON MAJ. MARK COOK MAJ. VINCENT DAVIS MAJ. JAMES DIXON MAJ. AMY DREW MAJ. EVELYN DURHAM MAJ. JAMES EDENFIELD MAJ. BRIAN ELLIS MAJ. JASON FERGUSON MAJ. JENNY FLORIN MAJ. ROY FOUNTAIN MAJ. ANTHONY GHIOTTO MAJ. TYLER GUENZEL MAJ. RYAN HARVEY MAJ. BJORN HELGESON MAJ. THOMAS HERSCH MAJ. DARIN JACKSON MAJ. TIMOTHY JOHN MAJ. DEBORAH KEENE MAJ. JOHN KENARD MAJ. RYAN LATHAN MAJ. MICHAEL LAUNIUS MAJ. MATTHEW LOIBL MAJ. JAMES MOCKALIS MAJ. THOMAS NALDRETT MAJ. SONJA PATTERSON MAJ. RAYMOND PAWLIK MAJ. MICHAEL PERRY MAJ. ROBERT PETERSON MAJ. TROY PITTMAN MAJ. AUDRY POTAS MAJ. ALAN RATLIFF MAJ. RANDY REID MAJ. TIMOTHY RILEY MAJ. GARETT RUBY MAJ. ROBIN RUIZ MAJ. ROBERT SANGSTER MAJ. WILLIAM STCLAIR MAJ. COL.E WAGNER MAJ. AMY WALLACE MAJ. STACY WATSON MAJ. ERIKA WONN CAPT. JEREMY ADAMS CAPT. BILLY BASSETT

CAPT. STEVEN BIRD CAPT. CHRISTOPHER BURKE CAPT. FRANCES BURRESS CAPT. SHANTEL CARTER CAPT. JOEL CONRAD CAPT. AMANDA CORRELL CAPT. DAVID CRUDEN CAPT. MELVIN CUTLIP CAPT. PHILIP DAVIDSON CAPT. MONICA DEAN CAPT. DANIEL ENGLISH CAPT. BRADLEY ERICKSON CAPT. CHRISTOPHER FOX CAPT. PHILLIP GELLINS CAPT. JEFFREY HARRELL CAPT. DOUGLAS HARRIS CAPT. ALBERT HOLMES CAPT. SACRIAL HOWARD CAPT. DANA IONITA CAPT. GRETA JACKSON CAPT. CHAD KALE CAPT. SARAH KATHE CAPT. SELENA KIMSEY CAPT. SHYLAH KIRCH CAPT. AMANDA KIRSCHKE CAPT. JUSTIN LESAK CAPT. CASEYLEE LIPSCOMB CAPT. KIERAN MCLEODHUGHES CAPT. PETER MUNCY CAPT. CHRISTOPHER PROVENCE CAPT. BRANDON RIEKER CAPT. JENNIFER ROBERTS CAPT. DANIEL ROUTIER CAPT. THADDAEUS STALEY CAPT. COL.BY SUTTLES CAPT. TODD SWANSON CAPT. STEVEN THOMPSON CAPT. LISA WHITE CAPT. JASON WIMES CAPT. BRYANNA WOOLEY CAPT. DANIEL ADKINS CAPT. JEFFREY BEZORE CAPT. COURTNEY BLAKE CAPT. SARAH BOONE CAPT. MICHAEL BRADLEY CAPT. DANIEL BRITT CAPT. SARAH BROWN CAPT. JOSE COL.LAZO CAPT. CHRISTOPHER COL.LINS CAPT. JOHN CRAVEY CAPT. TIMOTHY DIGNAM CAPT. AKILAH FORD CAPT. JEFFREY GEBHARDT CAPT. HENRY GIBBS CAPT. JOHN GREENE CAPT. ELI GRIMM CAPT. TRAVIS HUTCHINSON CAPT. ELISA JONES CAPT. NATHAN LAND CAPT. JAMES LEGGE CAPT. ROBERT MAYNER CAPT. GREGORY MCGAHEE CAPT. BENJAMIN MOODY CAPT. JAMES OSHEA CAPT. BRADLEY PEAK CAPT. SARAH PERRY CAPT. EMIL PHAM CAPT. MANTIS PINEIRO CAPT. GODFREY RITTER CAPT. JUSTIN ROSS CAPT. JOSEPH RUDY CAPT. MICHELLE SABALA CAPT. ERIN SAYSON CAPT. JONATHON SCHULZ CAPT. JULIANNE SCHURR CAPT. RAZELL SMART CAPT. BRANDAN WARD CAPT. PATRICK WHEBLE CAPT. JOSHUA WILSON 1ST LT. LAUREN CAMPBELL 1ST LT. EDRIC CARTER 1ST LT. RYAN DIMES 1ST LT. DUSTIN DUGGER 1ST LT. GARRETT FABER 1ST LT. TYLER GUSS


1ST LT. KELLYN HALL 1ST LT. ASIA HOLLINGSWORTH 1ST LT. BRENT HUMPHRIES 1ST LT. CHADWICK HYPES 1ST LT. ANDREA LEWIS 1ST LT. LINDA LEWIS 1ST LT. DANIEL POE 1ST LT. TINA SAMPSON 1ST LT. ERIC SCHULTZ 1ST LT. DYLAN YOUNG 1ST LT. MATTHEW CHUPP 1ST LT. JAMI CLARK 1ST LT. BILLY COX 1ST LT. STEVEN ECHUCK 1ST LT. ANDREA FABIAN

1ST LT. KIMBERLY FAULK 1ST LT. WESLEY FENNEL 1ST LT. CICELY GEORGES 1ST LT. KARONDA IVERY 1ST LT. TRAVIS JONES 1ST LT. DAVID MILLER 1ST LT. KATHRYN PARKER 2ND LT. RONALD COL.E 2ND LT. ETHAN DAVIS 2ND LT. MARKUS DO 2ND LT. ALANDAVID DYKES 2ND LT. SARAH ESCANILLA 2ND LT. SHELLEY FITZWATER 2ND LT. KYLE FRALISH 2ND LT. SAINA GROOTERS

2ND LT. CHARLES HENDRICKS 2ND LT. SCOTT HURSTELL 2ND LT. JILL KINCHEN 2ND LT. JUSTICE KING 2ND LT. MARK LIPPERT 2ND LT. MATTHEW NAMA 2ND LT. JORDAN SIMERSON 2ND LT. CORY THOMAS 2ND LT. JACOB TILLEY 2ND LT. CHRISTOPHER AMBROSE 2ND LT. JULIE BLISSETT 2ND LT. JAKE FISHER 2ND LT. JOHN GALBRAITH 2ND LT. CRISTOPHER GOSSETT 2ND LT. BENJAMIN GREWE

2ND LT. BENJAMIN HILL 2ND LT. ROBERT JACOBS 2ND LT. MARK MONTGOMERY 2ND LT. WHITNEY NORRIS 2ND LT. DANIEL THURBER

ALWAYS READY. ALWAYS THERE.

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Army Commanding General 678.569.5014 Air Commanding General 678.569.5205 The STATE Public Affairs OFFICE 678.569.6068 Inspector General 678.569.6002 Judge Advocate General 678.569.5644 Recruiting and Retention 678.569.5653


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