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Georgia

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annual report 2016

Always Ready. Always There.

From deployments to state activation for Hurricane Matthew, leading into the announcement of the new State Partnership with the Republic of Argentina, check out the exciting things that occurred during 2016 in the Georgia National Guard.

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31 4 The Adjutant General Address 7 Georgia Guard As A Business 8 Economic Impact 10 Georgia DOD Strength In Numbers 11 Global Presence Deployments At A Glance 12 Georgia Guard Through the Year: Timeline 14 Georgia Army Guard 16 - 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team 17 - 78th Aviation Troop Command 18 - 648th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade 19 - 78th Troop Command 20 - 201st Troop Command 21 Georgia Air Guard 23 - 116th Air Control Wing 24 - 165th Airlift Wing 26 Air Dominance Center 27 State Defense Force 28 Joint Staff 30 Defense Support of Civil Authorities 31 4TH WMD Civil Support Team 32 Counterdrug 32 Cyber Security 33 State Public Affairs Office 34 State Partnership Program 35 Academic Assets 38 Historical Roots 39 The Fallen 40 Army Guard Officers 43 Warrant Officers 44 Air Guard Officers 2016 Annual Report | 3


TAG’s ADDRESS As The Adjutant General of Georgia, it is my privilege to present the 2016 Georgia Department of Defense (GaDOD) Annual Report. 2016 was a banner year for the GaDOD marked by some dynamic changes to our structure, major training operations and missions at home and overseas. This year’s report highlights many of these amazing efforts and accomplishments for the Department’s more than 14,500 men and women and underscores their unwavering commitment to serve our local communities, great State and Nation. Georgia Army National Guard (GaARNG) Soldiers deployed overseas to support operational missions and training exercises around the globe. Georgia Guardsmen also supported major domestic training exercises at both United States Army Combat Training Centers. A major change in mission for the GaARNG’s largest formation, the 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (IBCT), came early in the year when it was specially selected to participate in the U.S. Army strategic pilot program that associates it with the Army’s premier active duty 3d Infantry Division (3ID) at Fort Stewart, Georgia. Under this new program, the 48th IBCT will enhance its combat readiness and be postured to deploy much faster with the division if it is federally mobilized for an overseas contingency operation. Georgia Air National Guard (GaANG) Airmen deployed overseas to provide airborne battle management and tactical airlift capabilities in the United States Pacific Command, Southern Command and European Command areas of operation. The GaANG’s Air Dominance Center (ADC) in Savannah, Georgia continues to host SENTRY SAVANNAH, one of the largest aerial exercises in the U.S. GaDOD’s efforts here at home were many and included expanding our Youth Challenge Academy (YCA) program by standing up a third campus in Milledgeville. The YCA provides at-risk youths with an opportunity to earn their GED or high school diploma during a 22 week academic program set in a military-like environment. In October, we responded in the wake of Hurricane Matthew to provide security patrols, logistical points of distribution, shelters for displaced Georgians, and route clearance teams to enable other responders to enter the area and coastal citizens to return back to their homes. Always seeking to further U.S. relations with both military and economic partners worldwide, the GaDOD’s successful 22 year state partnership with the Country of Georgia was recognized by the Department of Defense in November when we were awarded a second State Partnership with the Republic of Argentina. We are very excited about this new partnership and fully expect that in the years to come, military and economic relationships between the Argentines and our State will blossom. In 2017 our great leaders will continue their efforts to ensure our military forces are second to none and postured to rapidly respond to any domestic or international crisis. Taking care of our members, their families and sustaining their strong community support base will remain the foundation upon which our core values and competencies are built. Again, I cannot express how extremely proud I am of our citizen Soldiers, Airmen, State Defense Force, and civilian employees. For over the past decade and a half, much has been demanded of them and, as the following pages will attest, they continue to answer the call and remain “Always Ready, Always There.” Sincerely,

Brig. Gen. Joe Jarrard The Adjutant General of Georgia

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THE ADJUTANT GENERAL OF GEORGIA

BG JOE JARRARD

“ I cannot express how extremely proud I am of our citizen Soldiers, Airmen, State Defense Force, and state employees.”


Mission:

The Georgia Department of Defense (GaDOD) provides ready and relevant military forces to combatant commanders; and with the consent of the Governor, provides command and control capabilities to support homeland defense and defense support of civil authorities.

Vision:

A strong, agile and resilient joint military organization, recognized as the leader in strength, readiness, and innovation; an interagency partner and leader; postured for effective response; chosen for new missions and force structure, providing opportunities for members who live the GaDOD values to realize their potential through service to the state and nation.

Values:

The GaDOD values are those of our service components, the Army and Air Force: Loyalty, Duty, Respect, Selfless Service, Honor, Integrity, Personal Courage, Integrity First, Service Before Self and Excellence in All we Do.

Priorities: • • •

Strengthen our strategic capacity to remain relevant for future missions. Forge and maintain partnerships with public and private sector agencies. Sustain our GaDOD community by providing opportunities for members to realize their full potential.

Goals:

• Align force structure and rebalance end strength to maintain unit readiness levels. • Assure effective and efficient defense support to civilian authorities. • Build strength through partnerships within public and private sectors to enhance performance and effectiveness. • Sustain a formalized community relations program to ensure optimal outreach to key external audiences. • Support a ready and resilient workforce and their families. • Provide employment and education opportunities for our highly skilled workforce. • Sustain an integrated management system to maintain a quality and efficient state government operation. • Provide efficient and sustainable infrastructure to support readiness. • Sustain IT services and maximize innovative

technological solutions.

Focus: • • •

Readiness Competent and ethical leaders Continuous improvement

• Sustain and enhance business operations.

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GaDOD Chain of Command Governor Nathan Deal Commander-in-Chief

President of the United States

Brig. Gen. Joe Jarrard Adjutant General

Brig. Gen. Tom Carden Asst. Adjutant General - Army Commander Ga. Army National Guard

Brig. 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

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

Organization Composition 10,908 Army Guardsmen

4% 4%

19%

2,896 Air Guardsmen 73%

533 SDF Members 632 State Employees

TOTAL: 14,969

*As of November 2016

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Georgia Guard AS A BUSINESS With more than 14,500 members and a budget of over $480 million, the business of conducting operations in the Georgia Department of Defense (GaDOD) is complex. Our Malcolm Baldridge operational business model allows us to focus the GaDOD on developing, deploying, measuring, utilizing and learning processes to manage and improve our internal business operations. This model has allowed us to not only remain competitive but to be recognized as an industry leader in the services we provide. As the 8th largest National Guard organization, the GaDOD competes annually for resources and funding with 53 other states and territories to support our operations. For the past five years, the GaDOD’s business practices have been recognized as one of the top five performing National Guard organizations within the nation by the National Guard Bureau. Our business model begins with annual assessments of our operating processes by internal and external agencies. Fiscal accountability is maintained by actions of our federally appointed property and fiscal accountability officer and is achieved through a program budget advisory council that monitors our annual funding levels versus actual execution of funds. Reviews of our funding levels are conducted by our resource management division and any discrepancies are investigated aggressively. Results from our assessments are reviewed annually by our senior leadership team during our Strategic Management Board. Senior leaders use a formal strategic planning process to determine current organization performance, refine business directions, set missions, visions and values, and ensure the organization is postured to meet the expectations of our customers. From the strategic planning process, updated GaDOD strategic priorities, goals and objectives are established and are communicated

to the department leaders for action plan development and implementation using a five-year strategic planning cycle. Georgia DOD strategic priorities, goals and objectives are communicated to the workforce through the annual yearly training/operational guidance by our three primary internal department commanders. Guidance is communicated down through the workforce by subsequent guidance, and policies are issued by subordinate leaders and first line managers to ensure that the overall mission and work of the organization is understood and executed by all employees. The understanding and deployment of this guidance is evaluated by the annual assessments that continue the business cycle. Overall performance of our business practices is assured through the aggressive monitoring of key performance indicators. When performance expectations Georgia National Guard adopted the Malcolm Baldridge business model process in 2000.

fall short, new processes are identified and implemented to ensure we still accomplish the goals of the GaDOD and provide quality service to our customers. The GaDOD remains in constant contact with our customers through various forums such as workshops, conferences, direct meetings and biannual surveys to ensure we continue to not only meet but exceed their expectations. Feedback and assessments from our customer engagements are entered to our annual assessment of processes and considered during our strategic planning processes. The GaDOD business process model is a continuous life cycle that provides us an integrated approach to organization performance management. Senior leader involvement and commitment ensures we remain focused on the future, our mission, and on providing the best possible service to our customers, ensuring organization sustainability while supporting the 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 (GaDOD):“always r e a d y, a l w a y s there”, is an accurate portrait of what this organization offers the state of Georgia and the nation. In meeting the requirement to provide ready and relevant forces to combatant commanders, homeland defense and defense suppor t of civil authorities, the Georgia Army and Air National Guard have a significant economic impact on the economy of the state of Georgia. With a 15 percent increase in personnel since 2005, more than 14,500 men and women make up the GaDOD , 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, G e org i a b e n e f it s f rom m ore than $4.8 million from our civilians employed by the GaDOD .

With a federal budget of $480 million and state budget of $11.6 million, the GaD OD also produces lasting results in the state with flourishing youth programs, an outstanding militar y readi-

my. This is accomplished through payroll, logistics, maintenance and service contracts and construction. As such, the GaDOD is one of the largest employers in Georgia 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. While our economic impact in Georgia is significant, the most important asset we have is our service members. The GaDOD service members are not just the protectors of your communities; they are your brothers and sisters, your neighbors and friends. In times of peace, we live side-by-side with you, working to make this state great. And in times of war and peril, know that your GaDOD will answer the call, as we are always ready, always there!

...the GaDOD annually injects almost $815 million into the Georgia economy...” ness capability and ingenuity in military construction programs. Despite our large presence in the state, the GaD OD and its operations account for a small percentage of the state budget i n 2 0 1 6 – ju st $ 1 1 . 6 m i l l i on . Overall, the GaDOD annually injects almost $815 million into the Georgia economy, making it a vital part of our thriving econo-

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Georgia DOD strength Georgia Guard Diversity 8,385 White 5,619 Black / African American 648 Hispanic 311 Asian / Native Pacific Islander / Hawaiian/Other

Rank Breakdown 9,590 Army Guard Enlisted Soldiers 1,189 Army Guard Officers 186 Army Guard Warrant Officers 2,511 Air Guard Enlisted 385 Air Guard Officers

GaDOD Full-time Military Personnel 595 Permanent Air Technicians 742 Permanent Army Technicians 162 Indefinite Air Technicians 219 Indefinite Army Technicians 768 Army Active Guard Reserve 453 Air Active Guard Reserve *As of November 2016

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A Global Presence The Georgia National Guard has been a vital part of overseas combat operations, contributing more than 18,000 Army and Air Guardsmen to the war fight since fall of 2001. In the air and on the ground, Georgia Guardsmen have continued to work in partnership with militaries around the world in 2016. Although the Georgia National Guard is not currently deploying large units to combat zones, elements of the 78th Aviation Troop Command and Soldiers from the 165th Quartermaster Company supported named operations in Kuwait and Afghanistan, while 1st Battalion, 185th Aviation Regiment supported a joint mission with Kosovo Force (KFOR). The Georgia National Guard also supports overseas training missions designed to build good will and interoperability

among partner nations. In the summer of 2016, Georgia Guardsmen from several brigades and wings, traveled to the country of Georgia to support both civil and military organizations during Exercises Noble Partner and Didgori. Also, units from 78th Troop Command and the 648th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade supported a large scale training exercise in the Republic of Korea. Airmen from the 165th Airlift Wing supported the Central Accord exercise in Gabon. The 165th Air Support Operations Squadron deployed to support Combined Joint Task Force Horn of Africa early in the year and the 116th Air Control Wing provided its Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (JSTARS) personnel and equipment to Asia. Airmen in the Georgia ANG have also supported training and exercise events in Italy, Colombia, Armenia, Australia, Germany, the United Kingdom and France during 2016.

The Georgia National Guard will continue its support for overseas contingency operations throughout 2017. Recently, the Republic of Argentina began its partnership with the state of Georgia, opening up many opportunities for new training experiences. The 124th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment is scheduled to provide strategic level support for Joint Task Force Guantanamo in Cuba and other Georgia Army National Guardsmen will support continued operations in Kuwait. The Georgia Air National Guard will continue with its high-operational tempo with deployments to U.S. European Command (EUCOM), U.S. Pacific Command (PACOM) and U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM).

2016 Deployments at a Glance Kuwait

Kosovo

Afghanistan

Pacific Command

Egypt

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2016 Georgia Guard The 265th Regional Support Group and 230th Brigade Support Company deactivate in separate ceremonies.

The 278th Military Police Company deactivates.

Brigadier General Thomas Blackstock assumed command of the 78th Troop Command July 2016.

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The 1st Squadron 108th Cavalry participates in force-on-force exercises at the Joint Readiness Training Center, Fort Polk.

G e org i a A r my Nat i on a l Guard Lt. Col. Mike Lipper and Command Sgt. Major Thomas Grisham, command team of the 3rd Squadron, 1 0 8 t h C av a l r y, c a s e t h e squadron colors during the deactivation ceremony of the 3-108th.

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Noble Partner 2016: Republic of Georgia Soldiers stand in formation during the opening ceremony of the exercise which provided the Georgia Guard the opportunity to continue its training relationship with Georgian armed forces and the U.S. sponsorship of Georgia’s participation in the NATO Response.

The Georgia National Guard’s 1-111th General Support Aviation Battalion departs the Clay National Guard center on the first leg of the unit’s deployment to Southwest Asia.


TIMELINE Governor Nathan Deal activates 2,000 Guardsmen and 213 State Defense Force members to provide disaster relief to Coastal Georgia during Hurricane Matthew.

Senior leaders of the Georgia Army National Guard inspect the assembled Soldiers of the 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team during the brigade’s change of command ceremony at the Macon Readiness Center.

September 16, 2016 Soldiers of the Georgia Army National Guard’s 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team and 3rd Infantry Division salute during the patch changing ceremony at Fort Stewart. The Georgia Guard’s 48th IBCT will wear the 3rd ID patch under the associated unit pilot.

July | | | | Aug. | | | | Sept. | | | | Oct. | | | | Nov. | | | | Dec. | | | Georgia Army National Guard Soldiers of the 3rd Infantr y Division Main Command Post Operational Detachment during the unit’s activation ceremony at Fort Stewart. Airmen from the 165th Airlift Wing, conduct an airdrop of A m e r i c a n , It a l i a n , Fre n c h , and Dutch paratroopers over Pisa, Italy, on Thanksgiving Day, November 24, 2016. The multilateral training focuses on maintaining joint readiness while building interoperability with NATO forces.

G eorgia National Guard was elected as the U.S. partner for the Republic of Argentina as part of the Department of Defense State Partnership Program (SPP). The Adjutant General of Georgia and the Minister of Defense of Argentina sign the official documents solidifying the two countries partnership.

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Georgia Army National Guard 177th Brigade Engineer Battalion clears debris from roads to ensure the citizens of Glynn County return back to their homes safely after Hurricane Matthew.

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Brig. Gen. Tom Carden Assistant Adjutant General Army Commander Georgia Army National Guard

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ith close to 11,000 Citizen Soldiers training in hometown armories and readiness centers across the state, Georgia’s Army National Guard is the eighth largest in the nation. Comprised of combat support and combat service support units, the mission of the Ga. ARNG is to provide well trained and motivated forces to the governor and combatant commanders in order to support unified land operations and to

Command Sgt. Maj. Phillip Stringfield State Command Sergeant Major Georgia Army National Guard

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 78th Aviation Troop Command at the Clay National Guard Center in Marietta. Force structure changes begun in 2015 continued with the deactivation of five Georgia Guard units in 2016. The 278th Military Police Company cased its guidon in January at Fort Gordon, and in March, the 3rd Squadron 108th Cavalry held its last unit training assembly at the Atlanta Readiness Center. In April, the 230th Brigade Support Company and 265th Regional Support Group (RSG) deactivated. In June, the 560th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade (BfSB) retired its colors at the Cumming Regional Readiness Center. Despite the loss of the 265th RSG and 560th BfSB, the Ga. ARNG maintained its end strength through the addition of new units and mission capabilities. The 3rd Battalion 121st Infantry Regiment formally occupied the Atlanta and Cumming Regional Readiness Centers and the 3rd Infantry Division Main Command Post Operational Detachment assumed the lineage and honors of the 265th RSG during an activation ceremony at Fort Stewart in September. In March 2016, the U.S. Army announced the Georgia Guard’s 48th IBCT would be the first National Guard IBCT to enter into an associated unit pilot program with an active duty division. During the summer, the 48th IBCT entered into a training relationship with the 3rd Infantry Division. At the same time, the 1st Battalion of the 28th Infantry Regiment, an active duty unit, was associated with the 48th IBCT. The Ga. ARNG continued to contribute forces to overseas contingency operations in 2016. The 221st Military Intelligence Battalion and 248th Medical Company

returned from overseas operations in March and April 2016 while detachments of the 1st General Support Aviation Battalion of the 111th Aviation Regiment and the 185th Aviation deployed to Southwest Asia and Kosovo. Personnel of the 165th Quartermaster Company served throughout the Central Command theater providing parachute rigging support to combat operations. The Ga. ARNG conducted several highprofile training events in 2016. The 122nd Tactical Support Detachment conducted a rotation at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, Calif. while Guardsmen of the 48th IBCT conducted two separate rotations at the Joint Readiness Training Center in Fort Polk, La. Georgia Guard transportation units supported Operation Patriot Bandoleer, a multi-state sustainment operation for the second time in two years. The 48th IBCT and newly-established 3rd ID MCPOD conducted War-fighter exercises to sharpen their interoperability with the 3rd Infantry Division. In addition to achieving a 94 on the Combined Logistics Review Team Inspection, units of the Ga. ARNG were recognized among the best in the nation during the Army Award for Maintenance Excellence competition. Battery A, 1st Battalion, 118th Field Artillery in Springfield, Ga. captured first in the Army National Guard small unit category while Field Maintenance Shop Winder finished second overall in the table of distribution and allowances unit category. The Georgia Guard’s domestic response capabilities were tested in October with the impact of Hurricane Matthew. More than 2,000 Guardsmen responded in the wake of the hurricane and conducted security patrols, debris clearing and humanitarian support missions from Savannah to Saint Marys, Ga. As 2017 dawns, the Georgia Guard stands tested, proven and capable of rapidly responding to the needs of our state and nation. In a world of increasing uncertainty, the Ga. ARNG remains constant in resolve and readiness.

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48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team

Col. Matthew Smith Commander 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team

The 48th Brigade is headquartered in Macon, Ga. and consists of more than 4,300 citizen Soldiers who operate out of 28 armories across the state. The brigade is organized into eight subordinate battalions including the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Battalion of the 121st Infantry Regiment; 1st Squadron, 108th Cavalry Regiment; 1st Battalion, 118th Field Artillery Regiment; 148th Brigade Support Battalion; 177th Brigade Engineer Battalion and the newly “Associated” Task Force 1st Battalion 28th Infantry Regiment (TF 1-28 IN). In response to strategic reorganization requirements, the 48th IBCT completed the demanding process of standing up its third organic maneuver battalion, now known as 3rd Bn., 121st Inf. Rgt. Within less than 12 months, the unit went from non-existence

to more than 90% filled and is now poised to obtain platoon-level tactical proficiency by late 2017. This significant accomplishment truly demonstrated the administrative, logistical and tactical capabilities of the 48th IBCT. The 48th IBCT was chosen by the Department of the Army to lead the way in the Army’s new Associated Unit pilot program that launched in 2016. This program associates active and reserve component units to improve readiness and reduce postmobilization training time. Similar to but a major improvement upon, the previous round-out concept the 48th IBCT is now associated with the 3rd Infantry Division at Fort Stewart, Ga. Additionally, the force restructure brought Task Force 1-28 Inf., an active component infantry battalion assigned to the 3rd ID, into the 48th IBCT as an associated unit. Task Force 1-28 added an additional maneuver battalion to the Volunteer Brigade and further unified the already strong relationship between the 3rd ID and the 48th IBCT. The 3rd ID welcomed the 48th IBCT to the Marne Division with several battalion level patch changing ceremonies. In September 2016, with all subordinate battalions in attendance, the 48th IBCT conducted the official division-led patch ceremony at the historic Marne Gardens on Fort Stewart, Ga. with Maj. Gen. James E. Rainey, 3rd ID commander, serving as the presiding officer. In early August, the 48th IBCT continued its run of excellence with an impressive performance during the Command Logistics Readiness Team Inspection. This national, holistic look at all aspects of logistics demonstrated the high quality of planning and execution by the brigade in preparing for this critically important inspection. All units in the brigade passed the inspection and many were noted for their attention to detail and innovative processes. Later in the month, the 48th IBCT deployed to Camp Atterbury, Ind. for a brigade warfighter exercise. This 14-day training event tested the brigade and battalion staffs’ ability to plan and execute simulated battles. At the individual Soldier level, Specialist

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Joseph Broam from 2nd Bn., 121st Inf. Rgt. represented the 48th IBCT and the Army National Guard during the 2016 Army Best Warrior Competition. Broam won national recognition and numerous accolades as he

48th IBCT Units • 1st Squadron, 108th Cavalry Regiment, Calhoun • 1st Battalion, 121st Infantry Regiment, Winder • 2nd Battalion, 121st Infantry Regiment, Forsyth • 1st Battalion, 121st Infantry Regiment, Atlanta • 1st Battalion, 118th Field Artillery Regiment, Savannah • 148th Brigade Support Battalion, Macon • 177th Brigade Engineer Battalion, formerly 48th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, Statesboro • 1st Battalion 28th Infantry Regiment, Fort Benning

won the brigade, state, region and National Guard-level competitions on his way to the U.S. Army Best Warrior Competition. Throughout his journey, Spc. Broam praised his leaders and fellow Soldiers for their commitment to training and excellence. It is Soldiers like Spc. Broam and countless others who give credence to the The Fighting 48th moniker.


78th Aviation Troop Command Stationed at the Clay National Guard Center, Marietta, Ga., the 78th Aviation Troop Command (ATC) is the aviation arm of the Georgia Army National Guard, and is commanded by Col. Dwayne Wilson with Command Sgt. Major Tommy Grisham as

the organization’s senior enlisted leader. The mission of the 650 pilots, aircrew, maintenance and support personnel of the 78th ATC is to mobilize and deploy aviation forces in order to provide command and control, counter drug, air movement, air assault and medical evacuation support for combat operations worldwide and domestic response operations during state and national emergencies here at home. With the same operational and training requirements as the active component, the

command maintains 42 rotary-wing, fixedwing and unmanned aircraft systems. In addition to supporting Ga. ARNG units, our formations routinely support the 75th Ranger Regiment, 4th and 5th Ranger Training Battalions, the Georgia State Patrol, 7th Special Forces Group, and the Maneuver Center of Excellence at Fort Benning. During training year 2016, the 78th ATC conducted more than 5,850 accidentfree flight hours encompassing multiple deployments and more than 110 training exercises. Company C, 1st General Support Aviation Battalion, 111th Aviation Regiment deployed to Kuwait in support of Operation Spartan Shield, while 6 crews from Company C, 1st Air Assault Battalion, 185th Aviation Regiment deployed to Kosovo in support of a multi-national Kosovo Forces rotation. Additionally, C Company, 2nd Aviation Security and Support Battalion, 151st Aviation Regiment supported the Office of Homeland Security on our nation’s southwest border through aerial detection and monitoring. Task Force 1-171 deployed three CH-47 Chinooks, three UH-60 Black Hawks, one HH-60 MEDEVAC Black Hawk and two UH-72 Lakota helicopters to Savannah in support of Hurricane Matthew response operations. In addition to supporting both combat

Col. Dwayne Wilson Commander 78th Aviation Troop Command and domestic response operations, the 78th ATC supported an armored brigade combat team decisive action training exercise at Fort Irwin’s National Training Center, with four CH-47 Chinooks, ten UH-60 Black Hawks, and three UH-60 MEDEVAC Black Hawks while simultaneously conducting the Aviation Task Force’s annual training at Fort Stewart Ga. Challenging training opportunities along with real world domestic response and overseas operations keep Georgia’s aviation brigade trained, ready and relevant.

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78th Aviation Troop Command Headquarters, Clay National Guard Center, Marietta 1st General Support Aviation Battalion, 171st Aviation Regiment, Clay National Guard Center, Marietta C Company, 2nd Aviation Security and Support Battalion of the 151st Aviation Regiment, Clay National Guard Center, Marietta C Company, (-) 1st General Support Aviation Battalion, 111th Aviation Regiment, Clay National Guard Center, Marietta B Company (-), 2-245 Aviation Regiment, Clay National Guard Center, Marietta C Company, 1st Air Assault Battalion, 185th Aviation Regiment, Winder B Company (-), 1st, 169th General Support Aviation Battalion, Hunter Army Airfield, Savannah C Company (-), 1st, 169th General Support Aviation Battalion, Hunter Army Airfield, Savannah D Company (-) (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 No. 2, Clay National Guard Center, Marietta Army Aviation Support Facility No. 3, Hunter Army Airfield, Savannah

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648th Maneuver Enhancement

Col. John Gentry Commander 648th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade

structure contains a brigade headquarters, three separate battalions, the 3rd Infantry Division Main Command Post Operational Detachment and two separate signal companies. The units of the 648th MEB are the 878th Engineer Battalion, headquartered in Augusta; the 348th Brigade Support Battalion, headquartered in Ellenwood; the 1st Battalion, 1-214th Field Artillery Regiment headquartered in Elberton; the 420th Network Signal Company in Cumming; the 620th Signal Company in Weston, W.Va. The MEB has built a team of teams by conducting demanding, realistic training at Fort Stewart, Fort Gordon and Fort Benning. It demonstrated its ability to conduct both federal and state missions during a busy year. 648th MEB personnel traveled to Tbilisi, Georgia as part of the

National Guard’s State Partnership Program to mentor the country of Georgia’s 4th Brigade on mission and logistics planning. Elements from the 648th also augmented the 2nd Infantry Division Headquarters during a large-scale training exercise conducted in the Republic of Korea. The Brigade headquarters and subordinate battalions provided response cell personnel from multiple war fighting functions in support of the 3rd Infantry Division’s War-fighter exercise at Fort Stewart, GA. Finally, the 648th MEB also served as the Joint Task Force Headquarters for almost 2,000 Georgia Army and Air National Guard personnel called to state active duty by the Governor in support of Hurricane Matthew response efforts in the coastal Georgia counties hardest hit by the storm.

648th MEB Units

The 648th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade (MEB) was activated on October 1, 2007 in Columbus, Ga. and is now headquartered at Fort Benning. The brigade has an assigned strength of more than 1,900 Soldiers. The current brigade commander is Colonel John T. Gentry Jr. and the organization’s senior enlisted advisor is Command Sgt. Maj. Samuel W. McCord. The 648th MEB is a mission-tailored 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. MEBs 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 Ga. ARNG MEB force

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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 175th Engineer Platoon, Ft. Stewart 177th Engineer Support Company (Asphalt), Charlie Brown Airfield, Atlanta 877th Engineer Company (Horizontal), Augusta 1048 Survey Design Team 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, 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 620th Signal Company, (detached to WV ARNG), Weston, WV 3rd Infantry Division (3ID) Main Command Post Operational Detachment (MCPOD), Fort Stewart


78th Troop Command 78th Troop Command (TC) conducts mission command, force protection, force deployment, and sustainment 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 assumed command of the 78th Troop Command July 2016. Command Sergeant Major Roy Marchert is the senior enlisted leader for the organization. During this year, 78th TC provided logistical and resource support to state response to Hurricane Matthew, by supplying

commodities to impacted coastal areas. Assigned Guardsmen delivered thousands of cots, bottled water, and meals ready to eat (MREs) to shelters for evacuees re-entering impacted areas. Answering the call for global mission support, 78th TC provided ready units to participate in overseas deployment training. In addition, 78th TC deployed and redeployed units in support of Operation Freedom Sentinel (OFS) - Afghanistan, Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR), and implemented a significant reorganization in response to the force restructuring needs. In April, the 265th Regional Support Group deactivated after 54 years of

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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

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Center, Marietta 161st Military History Detachment, Clay National Guard Center, Marietta 1962nd 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 560th Battlefield Coordination Detachment, Oglethorpe Armory, Ellenwood Georgia 170 Cyber Protection Team, Gillem Enclave, Forest Park

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

service. Also, the 116th Aerial Intelligence Brigade (AIB) was activated. The AIB is unique because it is embedded in an active duty unit, with the ability to conduct collection, processing, exploitation, dissemination and feedback operations of multiple aerial-intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance missions collected in overseas contingency operations. In addition, the Georgia 170 Cyber Protection Team (CPT), 560th Battlefield Coordination Detachment (BCD), and 221st Expeditionary Military Intelligence Battalion, and the 165th Quarter Master Company reorganized under the command of 78th TC.

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201st Regional Support Group

Col. Wallace Steinbrecher Commander 201st Regional Support Group

The 201st Regional Support Group (RSG) headquartered in Marietta, Ga. consists of 1,417 citizen Soldiers. The brigade is comprised of three battalions and two detachments which includes the 4th Civil Support Team (CST), the 781st Troop Command (TC), the 170th Military Police Bn., the 870th Engineer Detachment and Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment. Commanded by Col. Wallace Steinbrecher, 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 Joseph F. Shirer. During the fiscal year, the 201st RSG received a Government Accountability Office (GAO) Audit. The GAO covers general standards (professional judgment and competence), fieldwork standards (planning, supervision and documentation), and reporting standards (report contents and report distribution). The audit found that the 201st RSG set the national standard on GAO audit performance. In February, the 201st RSG successfully passed the Standardization Evaluation and Assistance Team Inspection with an overall 97 percent average: the highest ever scored at the brigade level. In April, the 201st RSG completed their per-external evaluation and one month later passed the external evaluation with above standard results. The external evaluation tested the lifesaving capabilities and expertise to assist the Governor in responding to a CBRN or other mass casualty incident. The 781st TC and the 170th MP Bn. responded to real world emergencies with medical, engineer and military police

capabilities. The 170th MP’s National Guard Reaction Force (NGRF) was on standby for several days following the Atlanta protests stemming from police shootings throughout the United States. During the Atlanta protests, the NGRF was prepared to support with over 450 Soldiers within 8 hours. Late in the year, units from both the 781st TC and the 170th MP BN prepared to support local, state and federal agencies during Hurricane Matthew. 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.

201st Regional Support Group 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, GGTC, 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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Georgia Air National Guard

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Dennis Tippens, 116th Air Control Wing (ACW), 116th Civil Engineer Squadron (CES), Georgia Air National Guard, clears fallen trees during road-clearing operations in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, Savannah, Ga.

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Brig. Gen. Jesse Simmons Assistant Adjutant General - Air 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 while it simultaneously aims to develop top-tier Airmen and units to protect our nation across

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

the full spectrum of conflict and protect its citizens from natural and man-made disasters. Our values of: Integrity First, Service Before Self, and Excellence In All We Do, are the foundations for our success. The Georgia Air 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 aircraft, has continuously deployed aircraft and personnel globally for the last 14 years and has amassed more than one million flying hours. 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 2016, the Georgia Air National Guard deployed over 500 Airmen to all six geographic combatant commands in support of ongoing missions. All our units maintain mission readiness by taking an active role in supporting Georgia’s homeland defense and defense support of civil authorities missions. They provide unique capabilities – such as information awareness assessment, engineering, airlift, communications support, and command and control. The Georgia Air National Guard is well positioned to meet the growing demands of civil authorities. Members from the 116th Air Control Wing, 165th Airlift Wing, the Air Dominance Center and State Headquarters provided support to the Georgia Department of Defense’s relief efforts in response to Hurricane Matthew from Oct. 6 – Oct. 13, 2016.

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The 116th Security Forces Squadron provided assistance to law enforcement agencies in Glynn and Chatham counties. The 283rd Combat Communications Squadron deployed and operated their Joint Incident Site Communications Capability trailers in Metter. Because of their capabilities, the different agencies involved in the relief efforts were better able to communicate with each other. Airmen from the 224th Joint Communication Support Squadron based in Brunswick, supported the communication package for the Aviation State Operations Center located at Mosquito Control in Garden City. The Air Dominance Center and 165th Airlift Wing provided base support to the Georgia State Patrol, Civil Air Patrol, and the Department of Natural Resources’ rotary and fixed wing aircraft. The 116th Civil Engineering Squadron provided Route Clearance Teams to the affected areas of Chatham County. This was the first time the 116th CES was able to use their new route clearance package during a DSCA operation. The 116th CES also supported the Georgia Ports Authority during their recovery operations. 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. We are expected to do more with less, but we will continue to provide highly motivated, mission-ready forces for employment by the Governor and the United States Air Force.


116th Air Control Wing

Col. Mark Weber Commander 116th Air Control Wing

The 116th Air Control Wing (ACW) , 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 138th Military Intelligence Company. The 116 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. Mission:The E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System, or Joint STARS, 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 to support attack operations and targeting that contributes to the delay, disruption and destruction of enemy forces. Features: The E-8C is a modified Boeing 707-300 series commercial airframe extensively remanufactured and modified with the radar, communications, operations and control subsystems required to perform its operational mission. The most prominent external feature is the 27foot long, canoe-shaped radome under the forward fuselage that houses the 24-foot 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 (C4I) nodes. 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 (50,000 square

kilometers) and is capable of detecting targets at more than 250 kilometers. 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 can support the full spectrum of roles and missions from peacekeeping operations to major theater war. Since September 11, 2001, the JSTARS aircrew and maintenance personnel have been continuously deployed around the world. During this period the organization has flown more than 125,000 hours, providing combat airpower to six combatant commanders. Air Guard delivering Airpower! Additional Missions: 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 explosives ordinance disposal support worldwide. In addition, our agile combat support and battlefield Airman performed invaluable service to EUCOM, AFRICOM, CENTCOM, and PACOM along with domestic operations support to State of Georgia in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. The 116th Air Control Wing is “All in, anytime, anywhere.” In 2016, the 116th ACW was presented its 18th Air Force Outstanding Unit Award; more than any other Air Force unit. Exceptional airmen delivering extraordinary results all over the world, every day!

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165th Airlift Wing

Georgia’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 eight C-130H “Hercules” aircraft. The 165th Airlift 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 strategic airlift of personnel, equipment and supplies throughout the global sphere. In 2016, aircraft and crews of the 165th flew missions to nations around the world including Italy, Australia and the country of Georgia. The unit maintains one of the highest aircraft operational readiness records in the Air National Guard and the United States Air Force. As a National Guard Wing, part of its dual-mission is to be called upon for assistance during state and local

emergencies to airlift food, medical supplies, equipment and personnel domestically and internationally. In October of 2016, the 165th Airlift Wing was activated by the Governor of Georgia to assist in the relief efforts in response to Hurricane Matthew. Airmen from the 224th Joint Communication Support Squadron based in Brunswick, provided communication support by deploying to the Aviation State Operations Center located at Mosquito Control in Garden City. The Air Dominance Center and 165th Airlift Wing provided base support to the Georgia State Patrol, Civil Air Patrol, and the Department of Natural Resources’ rotary and fixed wing aircraft. The 165th Air Support Operations Squadron provided route clearance teams to the affected areas of Chatham County and Jekyll Island. The 165th Airlift Wing provided command and control support to the State Operations Center in Atlanta, Ga. and Joint Aviation Operations Center liaisons at the Clay National Guard Center, Marietta. The wing celebrated its 70th anniversary with a dining out ceremony in September with the Lt. Gov. of Georgia, Casey Cagle as the guest of honor. In June, the wing continued to upgrade its equipment and facilities as it finished recapitalizing its fleet of C-130s. New flight line upgrades which cost roughly $17.5 million, sustains the viabilities of the Wing for the future. Assets at the base are an estimated $750 million, with an estimated $170 million annual impact on the state’s economy. In 2016, Airmen from the 165th Airlift Wing

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Col. Rainer Gomez Commander 165th Airlift Wing supported exercises or operations in every geographic combatant command and deployed 90 Airmen. The wing received its 12th Air Force Outstanding Unit Award in 2016, making it the most decorated C-130 unit in the Air Force. The unit was recognized for successfully completing 2,500 combat flying hours in support of United States Central Command, Southern Command, and Africa Command. The wing was also recognized for its superior on-time, on-target airlift in support of Operations Noble Eagle, Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom, and New Dawn. Perhaps the most amazing achievement for the Wing was receiving the Air Mobility Command Flying Hour Milestone Award. This award was received for an unprecedented rate of over 172,000 accident free hours during a 42 year span.


The Air Dominance Center

The Air Dominance Center, formerly known as the Combat Readiness Training Center, is in the process of evolving to match its unique and primary mission focused on both fourth and fifth generation fighter training and integration. As part of a national level transformation of the CRTC enterprise, the ADC takes full advantage of one of the nation’s largest training airspace, highest density of fighter squadrons, and the nearby basing of over 40 percent of the nation’s fifth generation fighters. This program was recently named by the USAF Air Combat Command Vice Commander and their Director of Operations as the “premier fighter integration training center in the continental U.S.” A concept created by fighter pilots for fighter pilots, Sentry Savannah, the 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. VISION: By 2018, the ADC and the Sentry Savannah enterprise will be selfsustained, programmed, and budgeted as an Air National Guard joint training program with Joint National Training Capability accreditation. This will provide the stability the program needs to allow units the ability to forecast participation and JADC ability to advertise and manage participation. MISSION: Provide an environment whereby ADC participants, in a fully integrated cross-domain joint concept, can train to exploit the unique characteristics of air, space, maritime and cyberspace to deliver dominance across a vast range of operational environments. OBJECTIVE: Offer a cost effective solution for fourth and fifth generation fighter integration; Provide training participants a high fidelity debrief regardless of geographic location; Seamless integration of visiting units with local airspace, ranges, and adversary coordination. In 2016, the ADC continued the successful execution of the Sentry Savannah enterprise hosting three large force, regional, joint exercises. Each 17-day Sentry Savannah exercise witnessed the consolidation of over 40 fourth and fifth generation fighters from

the half dozen USAF, ANG, USN, and USMC units conducting 750 combat training sorties. The various mission sets supported by these Airmen, Marines, and Sailors, the millions of gallons of JP-8 fuel serviced, thousands of tons of cargo moved, munitions expended, meals fed, personnel billeted and sorties flown, represented more of a weight of effort than the annual execution schedule of the three other CRTCs (Michigan, Mississippi, Wisconsin) combined. The value of assets on the ADC ramp during each Sentry Savannah exceeds $6 billion and has an estimated$19 million economic impact in the state. The ADC is proud to have zero safety incidents during their exercises. Beyond direct aviation support, the ADC hosted Bold Quest 16.2. The U.S. Joint Staff-sponsored Coalition Capability Demonstration and Assessment series, is a collaborative joint and multinational enterprise in which the services and 14 Partner Nations pool their resources in a recurring cycle of capability development, demonstration and analysis. Bold Quest’s overarching aim is to improve interoperability and information sharing across a range of coalition warfighting capabilities. The focus of this and future demonstrations and assessments are to improve the interoperability in the kinetic fires kill chain at all levels to advance the operational effectiveness of the future joint force.

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A F-22 Raptor from the 43rd Fighter Squadron taxis down the runway during Sentry Savannah, an air combat training exercise, at the Air Dominance Center.

Senior Airman Zack Stuart, Tactical Air Control Party Specialist assigned to the 165th Air Support Operations Squadron provides watch for simulated enemies during a training exercise. (to the right)

Airmen of the 165th Airlift Wing perform combat survival trainings and assault landings during their bi-annual readiness exercises at the Remagen Landing Zone in Ft. Stewart, Ga.

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Georgia Air National Guard C-130’s from the 165th Airlift Wing depart Savannah ahead of Hurricane Matthew.


Georgia State Defense Force

ordered by the Adjutant General, the Ga. SDF provides an organized, trained, disciplined rapid-respon se uniformed force. The Ga. SDF respond to emergencie s as defined by the Adjutant General and the Governor, and assist emergency managemen t authorities, as authorized under the Official Code of Georgia, Title 38. The Ga. SDF has a Command and Staff headquarter s with five major subordinate commands: 1st Brigade, headquarter ed in Marietta; 4th Brigade, headquartered in Douglas; 5th Brigade headquartered in Macon; 76th Support Brigade, headquarter ed in Brig. Gen. Tom Danielson Smyrna, and Training and Doctrine Commanding General Command headquarter ed at CNGC. Georgia State Defense Force The brigades’ areas of responsibilit ies correspond with the Georgia Emergenc y Managemen t & Homeland Security Agency (GEMHSA) regions. The Ga. SDF provides support with medical, operational and force protection resources to Ga. Army National Guard units; such as, Medical Command, 78th ATC and 201st RSG at CNGC. Ga. SDF units are embedded with the Ga. Army National Guard’s 1177th Transportati on Company in LaGrange, Headquarte rs Company 2nd Bn., 121st Inf. Rgt. in Forsyth, Company A, 2nd Bn., 121st Inf. Rgt. The Georgia State Defense Force in Griffin GA., the 48th Infantr y (Ga. SDF) consists of 533 personnel Brigade Combat Team, and 1148 TC and is headquarte red at the Clay Support and 179th MP Company National Guard Center (CNGC), in at Fort Stewart. Ga. SDF’s Training Marietta, GA. Comprised of search and Doctrine Command provides and rescue, operational, administra- professional military education and tive, medical, legal, schools, public specialty schools and support Ga. affairs and support units, the Ga. SDF SDF operations. trains regularly at federal military The Ga. SDF also provides support bases and armories across Georgia. to the Employer Support of Guard Georgia SDF units are also embedded and Reserve, Cobb Honorary Comwith Georgia National Guard units. manders Association, GaDOD State Georgia SDF’s mission: When Historian, Youth Challenge Academy,

Ga. Army National Guard Funeral Honor Gu ard and C olor Gu ard, Fre e d om C a l ls Me mor i a l, STA R Behavioral Training, GaDOD PAO, USPFO, CIF, State Judge Advocate, Joint Communica tions section the Chaplain’s Office, and the Joint Force Headquarter s at CNGC. During the 2016 training year, the Ga. SDF achieved its mission essential training requiremen ts by providing 3,070 mission man-days during 170 missions, in addition to normal monthly drill weekends, attending professional military education schools and specialty training. Ga. SDF supported the war fight by acting as opposing forces for Ga. Army National Guard training at Fort Stewart/Hunter Army Airfield, Fort Benning, Ga. and CNGC. Ga. SDF also conducted monthly Initial Entry Training courses as well as graduating an Officer Candidate School, Basic Noncommis sioned Officer Course, Emergency Management Responder course, and conducted a pilot Water Survival Course. During the beginning of training year 2017, the GA. SDF has already provided 128 volunteers in critical support of American Red Cross at 19 shelters across Georgia during Hurricane Matthew, and support at the GaDOD’s Joint Operations Center. The Ga. SDF also supported a search and rescue mission in Pickens County and Lumpkin County, Ga. The Ga. SDF will provide support during Vigilant Guard 2017 and upcoming GEMHSA and GaDOD disaster preparednes s exercises and training. The Ga. SDF’s mission support and training is consistent to its motto -- “Ready to Serve!”

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Joint Staff and direction of the GaDOD, which includes the Georgia Army National Guard, the Georgia Air National Guard and the Georgia State Defense Force. The purpose of the Joint Staff is to provide the Adjutant General with time-sensitive intelligence and information relative to issues within Georgia, the United States and the world. This information may come from National Guard Bureau, U.S. Northern Command (NORTHCOM) located in Colorado Springs, Colo. or other state or federal government Brig. Gen. John King agencies. Information collection and Director analysis is accomplished through the Joint Staff Joint Operations Center located at Clay Georgia Department of Defense National Guard Center, Marietta, Ga. Communications are monitored 24/7 by the JOC to receive and process all information relevant to the successful operation of the GaDOD. The primary mission of the Joint Staff is to provide support to defense support of civil authorities, homeland security, and homeland defense missions. It also provides leadership in several other areas and has oversight of the GaDOD Strategic Management Office, The Georgia Department of Defense Counter Drug Task Force, Starbase, (GaDOD) Joint Staff is responsible for and the State Partnership Program. The Strategic Management the strategic management, leadership

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Office advises the Adjutant General on matters relating to organizational self-improvement. This office uses several programs throughout the year such as the Army Performance Improvement Criteria, Army Communities of Excellence, the Malcom Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence, and the Managers’ Internal Control Program to continually improve the efficiency and effectiveness of business processes in the organization. The State Partnership Program provides unique partnership capacity building capabilities to combatant commanders and U.S. ambassadors through partnerships between U.S. states, territories and the District of Columbia and foreign countries. The SPP supports U.S. national interests and security cooperation goals by engaging partner nations via military, socio-political and economic conduits at the local, state and national level. The state of Georgia’s partner nation is the country of Georgia. This partnership observed its 22nd year anniversary in 2016 and is one of the first SPP partnerships established in the program. The GaDOD routinely conducted several training events in the State of Georgia and Country of Georgia throughout the year as part of the SPP mission.


Members of the three components of the Georgia Department of Defense monitor Hurricane Matthew response operations during the overnight shift at the Joint Operations Center.

Operation Appreciation of Georgia provides lunch to Ga. Guardsmen at the Joint Operations Center as they perform 24-hours operational support during Hurricane Matthew.

Colonel Jeff Dickerson, Chief of Domestic Operations to the Ga. Dept. of Defense, briefs members of both the Army and Air National Guard along with members of the Georgia State Defense Force on the current status of Hurricane Matthew and the Georgia Guards activation of personnel.

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Defense Support of Civil Authorities

Continuous training helps the Georgia National Guard stay at the forefront of emerging initiatives in emergency preparedness. In March 2016, Guardsmen participated in the 2016 All Hazards Coordination Workshop in New Orleans, hosted by the Louisiana National Guard and National Guard Bureau. This conference allowed all domestic operations officers from the National Guard’s 54 states and territories to synchronize efforts in their plans, preparations and exercises in order to ensure the National Guard is always ready. The GaDOD also sends representatives to GEMA’s Emergency Managers Association Group meetings and their seasonal preparedness meetings at the State Operations Center. The GaDOD continually develops and refines our written emergency operations plans by conducting joint

planning group meetings with the Army, Air and joint staff bimonthly and by conducting exercises to validate our plans. We work with other agencies at local, state and federal levels in order to share, discuss, and conduct parallel planning for a unified response. The most effective way to remain prepared for natural or manmade disasters is to conduct exercises. The GaDOD participated in multiple emergency response exercises throughout 2016. These exercises included both internal and external training opportunities involving both state and federal agencies on numerous occasions. We again participated in the Chatham County Emergency Management Agency Annual Hurricane Workshop, GEMA’s Hurricane Exercise and Winter Storm Exercise. In preparation for the GEMA led winter storm state-wide exercise, GaDOD conducted an organization-wide collective Winter Storm JOC exercise. More than 125 GaDOD employees were involved at the Army, Air, State Defense Force, joint, state and special staff levels. During 2016, the GaDOD provided defense support of civil authorities for state emergencies. In October, the GaDOD mobilized 2,000 Soldiers and Airmen along with more than 213 State Defense Force personnel to support the coastal counties affected by Hurricane Matthew. This response included route clearance/debris removal, security operations, shelter support operations, power generation and relief supply management and distribution. The Guard provided aviation support to the governor’s office, and logistical

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assets for our interagency partners. GaDOD coordinated with numerous local, state and federal agencies, as well as other states in FEMA Region IV in preparation for Vigilant Guard 2017 - a large scale, DSCA exercise focused on statewide hurricane response activities. This exercise will take place in March-April, 2017. The 4th Weapons of Mass DestructionCivil Support Team, of the 201st Regional Support Group, conducted multiple real world response missions in support of GBI/FBI operations while also conducting stand by missions for large-draw events throughout the state. The 4th CST is actively involved with national level interagency operations with organizations such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Energy’s Office of Secure Transportation, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Association of Public Health Laboratories, and the national laboratories at Oak Ridge and Idaho. The 116th Air Control Wing’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team provided military munitions support per its regional ordnance response plan throughout 2016. Based on its mutual aid agreements with Savannah International Airport, the 165th Air Wing responded to numerous requests for additional firefighting assistance throughout the year. As a force-multiplying addition to the GaDOD, the State Defense Force continued to train in search and rescue operations with state interagency partners providing an additional augmentation force for the GaDOD when needed.


4th Civil Support Team The 4th Weapons of Mass DestructionCivil Support Team (4th WMD-CST) is a full-time Army and Air National Guard unit, comprised of 22 Guard Reserve personnel, that provides support to civil authorities at domestic chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) incident sites by offering hazard identification and assessments. The 4th WMD-CST also advises civil authorities and facilitates 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 WMD-CST complements and enhances, but does not duplicate, state CBRN response capabilities. The 4th WMD-CST was one of the first ten WMD-CSTs and was originally established and validated by the U.S. Department of Defense in October 2001. The 4th WMD-CST is extremely active in the community, consistently ranking in the top ten most active teams in the nation, with 2016 being no different. The 4th WMD-CST, in conjunction with numerous federal, state, and local

interagency partners, worked diligently to help reduce WMD threat vulnerabilities in the state of Georgia. In 2016, the team was active across the state and region, providing equipment and training for the Georgia Department of Agriculture’s Avian Influenza response plan. They also collaborated with local authorities in FEMA exercises, providing technical assistance for the Army Aviation Association of America summit, and conducted hazard sweeps for political campaign visits. Additionally they have an ongoing mission supporting the U.S. Department of State Diplomatic Security Service with screening overseas U.S. Embassy’s mail in conjunction with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Georgia Public Health Labs. U.S. Customs and Border Patrol has also requested CST assistance on multiple occasions at Hartsfield International Airport and the Port of Savannah. The 4th WMD CST provided advice and support for numerous large scale public events considered to have a high target value based upon threat levels, critical infrastructure, or attendance levels. These events were comprised of

high-draw sporting activities including the 2016 PGA Masters Tournament, the NCAA Peach Bowl, the Peachtree Road Race, NASCAR weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway, and professional and collegiate games including the Atlanta Braves, the Atlanta Falcons, and Georgia Tech. The 4th WMD-CST also supported the Georgia National Fair, numerous concerts, 4th of July activities across the Metro area, and the second largest St. Patrick’s Day Parade in the U.S. with over 400,000 visitors in the city of Savannah, Ga. The unit’s primary training focus for the year was radiological response training. The 4th WMD-CST was the first CST to participate in a simulated detonation of a radiological dispersal device (RDD) and conduct a post-blast survey at Idaho National Laboratory (INL). This training event supports INL in advancing a training program which now includes the simulated detonation of an RDD to further the knowledge and capabilities of the rest of the CST’s across the nation. As we move into 2017, the 4th WMDCST stands ready to deploy 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to assist the State of Georgia and other FEMA region IV states.

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Counterdrug Task Force The Georgia National Guard Counterdrug Task Force (Ga. NG CDTF) provides a full range of support services to law enforcement in the fight against the production, transportation and use of illicit drugs. Ga. NG CDTF is committed to providing professional expertise and cost-effective mission support against transnational organized criminal threats and drug trafficking organizations. Members of the Ga. NG CDTF provide military support and key resources to local, state and federal law enforcement agencies, which help to detect, disrupt, interdict and curtail drug related criminal activity. The Ga. NG CDTF’s mission is to aid in the reduction and curtailment of the supply and demand for illegal drugs by providing unique military skills, resources and capabilities. The Ga.

NG CDTF is currently comprised of 36 members from both the Georgia Army National Guard and Georgia Air National Guard, who assist law enforcement specifically through illegal narcotic investigation, marijuana eradication missions, information analysis, trend analysis, case support, aerial and ground reconnaissance, as well as providing various training courses. During the fiscal year 2016, the Ga. NG CDTF provided eight training courses to civilian law enforcement agencies. This training was provided at no cost to law enforcement agencies and no cost to the Georgia taxpayers due to participation in the Department of Justice’s asset forfeiture program. During fiscal year 2016, the Ga. NG CDTF provided training to 105 law enforcement officers encompassing

over 61 different agencies. The Ga. NG CDTF directly impacted and assisted law enforcement in the seizure of more than $266,307,795 worth of drugs, $14,772,732.83 in currency, $118,800 in property, and $4,998,005 in aircraft seizures. Marijuana eradication efforts as part of the Governor’s Task Force for Drug Suppression resulted in the discovery of 102 grow sites yielding 7,157 marijuana plants eradicated and 87 weapons seized which assisted law enforcement in 84 arrests. The Ga. NG CDTF continues to perform and be recognized as one of the most successful National Guard Counter Drug Task Forces in the country, ranking as one of the top five states in seizure amounts reported into the National Seizure System for Fiscal Year 2016.

Cyber Security 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 nation. Selected from among 32 nomination packets, representing 45 states, territories and the District of Columbia, The Georgia Guard activated its Cyber Protection Team

(CPT) in the fall of 2015. The California National Guard also fielded a CPT In 2015 while Michigan, Indiana and Ohio contributed personnel to form the third CPT. Throughout 2016, additional CPTs were established. By the end of 2017, ten CPTs will have been established to combat emerging cyber threats. CPTs are 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

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protection on government networks. Since its establishment in 2015, the Georgia National Guard CPT has conducted exercises, supported training events and honed its cyber defense capabilities. In the years to come, the Georgia Guard CPT will be at the forefront of our defense against the emerging cyber threat.


THE STATE Public Affairs office The State Public Affairs Office fulfills the Georgia Department of Defense‘s (GaDOD) 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 GaDOD activities, capabilities and to garner support for GaDOD strategic goals. This year, the State Public Affairs Office continued to tell the story of the GaDOD in a timely and engaging manner for traditional and social media audiences around the world. We have significantly increased our social media footprint reaching close to a million viewers on a weekly basis with over 27,000 followers collectively along our 6 platforms: Facebook, www.facebook.com/ GeorgiaGuard; Twitter, @GeorgiaGuard; Instagam, @GaNationalGuard; Flickr, https://www.flickr.com/ganatlguard; YouTube, https://www.youtube.com/user/ GeorgiaNationalGuard and SnapChat

@GaNatlGuard. Also, GaDOD Public Affairs continues to publish the award-winning quarterly magazine, Georgia Guardsman (www. issuu.com/georgiaguard). The Public Affairs Office manages the GaDOD 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 over 90 formal speaking engagements conducted annually in March as part of podium week. Through this effort, our units engage, inform and further develop relationships with their local communities Always seeking opportunities to tell the Georgia Guard story, the Public Affairs Office and subordinate PAO staff sections covered events, highlighting the professionalism and efforts of our Guardsmen. From our coverage of the Associated Units Pilot program, Best Warrior Competition, individual training events, and overseas missions, Georgia National Guard Public Affairs informed internal and external stake

holders about the great work our Georgia Guardsmen do every day. 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 100 events for the year. Ensuring maximum accomplishment of community event support requests endeared GaDOD units to the local communities surrounding their armories. This outreach program continues to ensure our units are fully integrated into their local community and there is an established, mutuallybeneficial, and enduring relationship. In 2017, GaDOD 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 GaDOD hosts Vigilant Guard 17, deploys overseas, and establishes 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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State Partnership Program

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he State Partnership Program (SPP) between the state of Georgia and the country of Georgia continued to expand and flourish in 2016. More than 30 different events, bilateral discussions and exercises made up an extremely busy year for Georgia’s partnership. 2016 saw the largest increase in Georgia National Guard

company was certified in one year. In addition to Noble Partner and the NATO certification, the State Partnership Program’s efforts in 2016 encompassed many different focus areas. The Georgia Guard shared its expertise in military police operations, logistics, rotary wing aviation and civil military preparedness. Members of the GAF increased the

to Resolute Support was significant, second only to the United States in 2016. Exercises like Noble Partner and State Partnership events have been instrumental in building GAF capabilities. Following more than two decades of successful partnership with the country of Georgia, the Georgia National Guard was awarded a second state partnership

Soldier participation in many years. More than 200 members of the Georgia Army and Air National Guard participated in Exercise Noble Partner in the country of Georgia. The purpose of the exercise was to increase the ability of military forces to operate and maneuver jointly. One of the other focuses for Exercise Noble Partner this year was completing the NATO evaluation level certification for an infantry company of the Georgian Armed Forces (GAF). The certification is a prerequisite to serving in the NATO Reaction Force, with a process that normally takes two years. However, through the diligent effort of the GAF, support from the United States and the SPP, the infantry

capability of their inspector general and family readiness programs, and gained insight into cyber defense. Senior officers of the GAF also traveled to the state of Georgia to participate in planning sessions for Exercise Vigilant Guard 17, a natural disaster response exercise. This provided an opportunity to expand the understanding of how the Georgia Guard conducts large scale, complex domestic response operations and how military and civil agencies work together to minimize human suffering. Throughout the year, GAF continued to deploy in support of the Resolute Support Mission, NATO’s advisory, assistance and counter-terrorism mission in Afghanistan. The GAF contribution

in October 2016. Starting in 2017, Georgia will partner with Argentina. The new partnership offers an amazing opportunity for the Georgia Guard to build readiness through engagement with the Republic of Argentina’s armed forces and U.S. Southern Command.

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Youth ChalleNGe Academy

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he Georgia National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program (GaYCP) provides “at-risk” 16-18 year old youth a second chance. GaYCP operates three Youth Challenge Academies (YCAs) that conduct a resident, military style, alternative education program that emphasizes structure, teamwork, discipline, and self-improvement. The three YCAs are located at Fort Stewart, Fort Gordon, and Milledgeville. The newest YCA in Milledgeville was made possible with an investment by the State of 6 million dollars. With its first class starting on October 16, the Milledgeville YCA makes Georgia the second state with three academies. GaYCP has operated since 1993 and is only the third program in the country to have graduated over 14,000 at-risk youth into the work force, military, or higher education. Georgia will increase its number of graduates to 1,200 annually in 2016 with the addition of the Milledgeville YCA. In the past year, GaYCP graduated 785 cadets with 58% of those cadets earning their education credentials. Candidates who become resident cadets enter a challenging and intensive 22-week quasi-military structured program that emphasizes a holistic approach to positive improvement and self-development. Cadets receive training and education in eight core components of: academic excellence, job skills training, responsible citizenship, service to community, life coping skills, leadership/followership, health and hygiene, and physical fitness. The cadets work to either complete a General Educational Development (GED) certificate or a high school diploma. Additionally, job training opportunities exist with a relationship with Job Corps and a Science Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) training program. GaYCP also operate a U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) funded Job Challenge Academy (JCA) for recent graduates. This 5-month resident program mirrors the YCA concept and offers students certificate or credit earning technical training through a partnership with Savannah Technical College. JCA’s first class graduated 49 associates and they now have 55 students enrolled in their second class. Upon graduation, cadets continue with a 12-month mentored phase that requires cadets to be paired with an adult mentor who works with the cadet in meeting their post-residential goals. During this phase, over 55% of cadets enter the workforce, 40% continue with their education, and 2% make the military their career choice. YCA graduates who have earned their GED or HS diploma continue their education at numerous 2 and 4-year institutions or have entered the workforce in careers such as medical, law enforcement, military, academia, performing arts, and the legal profession, to name a few. Overall, GaYCP provides an added value to local communities. GaYCP produces thousands of productive and participatory citizens, provides over a million dollars’ of in-kind service to the community, and generates a 166% return on investment, as determined by a 2012 Rand study.


STARBASE The Georgia Department of Defense’s Peach State STARBASE program seeks to raise the interest and ability of at-risk elementary and middle grades students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects. This program exposes students and their teachers to real world applications of STEM disciplines through experiential learning, simulations, and application exercises, primarily centered on principles of 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 11 year old fifth graders in over 35 on-base academies annually, providing a fast paced, 25-contact hours course of instruction 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 five public schools. A new initiative will place an additional 100 to 200 middle grades students in on-campus programs called STARBASE 2.0 by 2018. Pre and posttesting demonstrates the effectiveness of the STARBASE program, with a measured increase of 71 percent in gained and retained knowledge averaged over the

Educational Opportunities for Guardsmen 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. <https://www.goarmyed. com/>. • GI BILL: The four chapters of this statutory entitlement are administered by the military services and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). 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. <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 in-state 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. <https://www.gacollege411.org/>, search: HERO. • GA HOPE SCHOLARSHIP: Available to those Georgia residents attending an approved in-state college who have graduated from a Georgia high school or equivalent and demonstrate continued academic achievement. Award amounts vary and are designed to help cover the cost of tuition. <https://www.gacollege411. org/>, search: HOPE. • GEORGIA NATIONAL GUARD SERVICE CANCELABLE LOAN: The Georgia National Guard Service Cancelable Loan was established as an incentive for qualified men and women to join the GNG 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: <http://www. nationalguard.com/education> and the Georgia Student Finance Commission: <http://gsfc.georgia.gov/>. past five 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 application of their academic studies in real world situations at the Clay National Guard Center and Dobbins Air

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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 on Clay National Guard Center in Marietta and is commanded by Col. Jeffery Olive, and the Commandant Command Sgt. Maj. Jason York. The organization provides regionalized combat arms, 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 51 different courses and over 21,060 training hours for military occupational skill and additional skill identifier training, which resulted in 915 graduates in fiscal year 2016. 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

trains and educates the regionâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s all-volunteer forces in order to be technically current and tactically proficient as an expeditionary Army. The RTI also teaches Soldiers to operate in a joint-interagency, 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 (ROTC) 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 campuses - Cumming, Dahlonega, Gainesville, and Oconee County - and a population of approximately 16,000 students. UNG 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 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 and romance languages as academic majors or specialties. The schoolâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Guard Partnership Program allows enlisted Georgia Guardsmen to serve as ROTC cadets while still drilling with their National

Guard units. Members of the program are simultaneous membership program cadets, and receive extra benefits, like an additional monthly stipend and elevated drill pay. Other programs like federal tuition assistance, VA benefits, and ROTC grants may also be available.

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Historical Roots

who would make themselves available as a ready response force. The concept Before there was the United States, of the Citizen Soldier as an economical even before there were 13 colonies, alternative to a standing army began there was the foundation of a National with that declaration on Dec. 13, 1636, Guard. In the early 17th century, a concept that has equal relevance colonial life was hardscrabble. In in today’s era of persistent conflict. Nearly a century would pass before addition to the constant threat of the elements, disease and starvation, early Lord James Oglethorpe and a party colonists faced danger from French of colonists sailed up the Savannah incursions from the north and west, River to form the colony of Georgia. Spanish conquest from the south and Oglethorpe was well familiar with competition for land and resources the utility of the Citizen-Soldier, and would move swiftly to establish and with indigenous peoples. Security forces were needed, train the Georgia Militia. It is not an but there were neither the funds nor exaggeration to say that the Georgia manpower resources available to create National Guard was founded with the a full-time military force to protect the first English footfalls upon the west fledgling civilian population. While bank of the Savannah River. The reasons for Georgia’s founding England maintained a professional army, that force’s base of operations as a colony were strategic as well as was more than 3,000 miles across the economic. The colony served as a Atlantic Ocean and was insufficient bulwark between the colonies to the north and Spanish and French interests to defend the expanding colonies. To resolve the problem, the to the south and west. Oglethorpe Massachusetts legislature ordered appreciated the need for a trained the establishment of militia companies militia force and upon arriving in to serve in three regiments in the Savannah in 1732 he initiated the first towns around Boston. These militia muster of Georgia’s Citizen-Soldiers. companies were composed of citizens Oglethorpe’s actions would prove prescient when, in 1742, a Spanish force sailed from St. Augustine Fla. to St. Simons Island with a force of more than 2,000 troops. To meet the coming threat, Oglethorpe had at his disposal, regulars of the 42nd Regiment and the The boar’s head on the wreath depicted in the patch Scot Highlanders worn by Georgia National Guardsmen is an adaptation to bolster the ranks of the crest authorized by the National Guard for the of his militia forces state of Georgia, approved March 20, 1922. The wild and indigenous boar symbolizes courage and ferocity. The boar’s volunteers. head, which stems from the coat of arms of James On July 7, Oglethorpe – founder of the Colony of Georgia – is 1742, Oglethorpe’s also the emblem of hospitality. The red, white and scouts sighted an blue colors are the official colors of Georgia. isolated element

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of Spanish troops near Gully Hole Creek. Oglethorpe personally led an assault that inflicted 30 percent casualties on the Spanish, including their entire officer corps. In response, the Spanish landed 200 elite grenadiers who proceeded to march inland in a column formation. As they reached a marsh bordered by dense woods, the grenadiers took volley fire from Oglethorpe’s forces. Concealed by trees and gun smoke, Oglethorpe’s small force routed the numerically superior Spanish at Bloody Marsh. Stung by the two quick ripostes, the Spanish withdrew from St. Simons and would not again seriously contend for Georgian soil. Since the rattle of muskets echoed over that marsh on Saint Simons Island, the Georgia National Guard has been a ready and relevant presence in all of our nation’s conflicts. From the American Revolution and the War of 1812 to the great shattering of the American Civil War, volunteer militia units formed the backbone of our nation’s fighting force. In the 20th and 21st centuries, the Georgia Guard has played an increasingly pivotal role on the international stage while maintaining a vital state-side mission. From the era of the smoothbore musket, to the age of Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar Systems, the Guard’s capabilities have increased, but our key value remains the same. Like those Citizen-Soldiers of old who had one hand on the plow and one on the musket, our CitizenSoldiers and Airmen live and work in our communities and are always prepared to leave home and hearth to protect that which we value.


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 SSG 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 Co C, 1st Bn, 171st Aviation Regiment Service Battery, 1-118 Field Artillery 2d Bn, 121st Infantry Regiment 2nd Bn, 121st Infantry Regiment 2nd Bn, 121st Infantry Regiment Co A, 2d Bn, 121st Infantry, 48th BCT 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 Bn, 48th Infantry Brigade 648th Engineer Bn, 48th Infantry Brigade 648th Engineer Bn, 48th Infantry Brigade 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 Engr Bn 148th FSB, 48th BCT 148th FSB, 48th BCT 148th FSB, 48th BCT 221st MI Battalion, 560th BFSB 1st Bn, 118th Field Artillery Regiment 122nd Support Center 121st Infantry (LRSU) Hqs Co, 48th Infantry Brigade 1st Bn, 108th RSTA, 48th Inf Bde 1-108 RSTA, 48th Inf Bde 1-108 RSTA, 48th Inf Bde 1st Bn, 121st Infantry Regiment Co D, 2d Bn, 121st Infantry Regiment 1-108th RSTA, 48th Inf Bde Co D, 148 FSB, 48th Infantry Brigade 1st Bn, 121st Infantry Regiment 810th Engineer Company, 48th BCT 810th Engineer Company, 48th BCT

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Officers of the Georgia Army National Guard BRIG. GEN. JOSEPH JARRARD BRIG. GEN. THOMAS CARDEN JR MAJ.. GEN. KENNETH C. ROBERTS BRIG. GEN. THOMAS BLACKSTOCK JR BRIG. GEN. JOHN KING COL. ALAN ALEXANDER COL. KEVIN BERKMAN 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. ROBERT GASTON COL. JOHN GENTRY JR COL. KEVIN HAMM COL. THOMAS HANLEY COL. SCOTT HOVIS COL. LANITA KUHN COL. REGINALD NEAL COL. JEFFREY OLIVE COL. GUILLERMO PIERLUISI COL. THEODORE SCOTT III COL. RANDALL SIMMONS JR COL. MATTHEW SMITH COL. WALLACE STEINBRECHER COL. MICHAEL SUMMERS COL. CATHERINE TAIT COL. DANIEL TOWNSEND COL. GLEN WALTERS COL. RICHARD WILSON LT. COL. CHRISTOPHER AASGAARD LT. COL. JONATHAN ADAMS LT. COL. DAVID ALLEN LT. COL. ERIK ANDERSEN LT. COL. JASON BAKER LT. COL. ANDREW BEACH LT. COL. MARC BELSCAMPER LT. COL. REED BERRY LT. COL. BRIAN BISCHOFF LT. COL. JIMMY BOAN LT. COL. PHILIP BOTWINIK LT. COL. JOHN BOYER LT. COL. BOBBY BROOKSHIRE LT. COL. KELLY BROWN LT. COL. MARK BROWN LT. COL. CHRISTOPHER BUCK LT. COL. BRADLEY BUEK LT. COL. CATHERINE CHERRY LT. COL. JOHN CHURCH LT. COL. MARK CITARELLA LT. COL. JOHN COL.E LT. COL. JAMES COL.LIE LT. COL. MICHAEL COL.LINS LT. COL. CHRISTOPHER CORLEY LT. COL. CHARLES CURL JR LT. COL. KEVIN DANIELS LT. COL. BLAIR DAVIS LT. COL. ROBERT DAVIS LT. COL. ROGER DILLARD LT. COL. SHAWN DILLON LT. COL. ANTHONY DUPLECHIEN LT. COL. JASON ELLINGTON LT. COL. CARLOS ENRIQUEZ LT. COL. ROBERT EVANS LT. COL. JOSEPH FAIRFAX II LT. COL. JOSE FERNANDEZ LT. COL. JASON FRYMAN LT. COL. GLYN GOLDWIRE LT. COL. ISRAEL HAM LT. COL. EDWIN HENDRICKS JR LT. COL. JOSEPH HENSON LT. COL. ANDREW HEYMANN LT. COL. FRANK HOLDER LT. COL. BOB HUNTER LT. COL. KENNETH HUTNICK LT. COL. GREGORY JACKELS LT. COL. KATHRYN JACKSON LT. COL. CHRISTOPHER KEMPER LT. COL. THOMAS KIMBALL LT. COL. JAMISON KIRBY LT. COL. SUSAN KOAGEL

LT. COL. MATTHEW KUKLA LT. COL. EDWIN LASTER LT. COL. ROBERT LEE LT. COL. THOMAS LESNIESKI LT. COL. MICHAEL LIPPER LT. COL. JOHN LOWE LT. COL. MICHAEL MADDOX LT. COL. KRIS MARSHALL LT. COL. CHRISTOPHER MARTINDALE LT. COL. GEORGE MCCOMMON LT. COL. ALEXANDER MCLEMORE LT. COL. JAMES MCNAIR III LT. COL. JOHNMARK MILLER LT. COL. KENNETH MILLER LT. COL. GRANT MINOR LT. COL. ERIC NORRIS LT. COL. KYLE PEARSON LT. COL. ANTHONY POOLE LT. COL. LUCAS RICE LT. COL. JAMES RUSH LT. COL. DAVID RUSSO LT. COL. KEVIN SANDERS LT. COL. SCOTT SCHEIDT LT. COL. JAMES SHUMAN LT. COL. BARRY SIMMONS LT. COL. ADAM SMITH LT. COL. KATHLEEN 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. JOHN TILL LT. COL. STEPHEN TUCKER LT. COL. FLINT TYLER LT. COL. IVAN UDELL LT. COL. ROBERT UTLAUT LT. COL. RAY WATSON LT. COL. GREGORY WORDEN LT. COL. SHAWN WORKMAN MAJ. LEE ADAMSON MAJ. AUSTIN ALLEN MAJ. CHRISTOPHER ALLEN MAJ. GEORGE ALLEN MAJ. CARL ANDERSON MAJ. SCOTT ANDERSON MAJ. NINIASHAKA ANTOINE MAJ. TIMOTHY ARCELAY MAJ. JAMES ASHER III MAJ. JOHN AVERA MAJ. ANDREW BANISTER MAJ. JUSTIN BEAULIEU MAJ. BRENDA BEEBE MAJ. KEITH BELL MAJ. JIMMY BELLAMY JR MAJ. THOMAS BENNETT JR MAJ. ESTHER BENSON NWAKAEGO MAJ. KEYONNA BLASSINGAME MAJ. STEPHEN BODA MAJ. WILLIAM BROACH 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. WILLIAM CABANISS MAJ. GREGORY CALHOUN MAJ. TERENCE CAPLE MAJ. JEFFERY CARDEN MAJ. CHARLES CARTER JR MAJ. CHATCHAVAN CHANYASUBKIT MAJ. BILLY CHAU MAJ. BRYAN CHAVERS MAJ. DANIEL CHICOL.A MAJ. CLIFFORD CIESLAK MAJ. KYRA CLARK MAJ. JAMES CLAY III MAJ. JAMES CORBIN MAJ. WILLIAM COX JR MAJ. SHILO CRANE MAJ. DUSTIN CRAPSE MAJ. MARK DEDERICK MAJ. SCOTT DELIUS MAJ. KEILYN DISTEFANO MAJ. QUINTIN DOLL

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HENRY DONALDSON II PAUL DOUGLAS ERICA DUBOSE BRETT DUKE JACOB DUNN VINCENT DUVALL JR RODNEY EDENFIELD JOSHUA EMERSON WESLEY EMINGER NATASHA ENGLISH JOHN EVANS III DANIEL FALL JOHN FILIATREAU JEFFREY FREEMAN III FUCHKO MICHAEL MICHAEL GARBEE LUKE GASPARD DARREL GEVING DAVID GINN JONATHAN GORE SHELBY GRANT DARRELL GREEN JENNIFER GREEN MATTHEW HALKO JONATHAN HAMILTON ALAN HAMMONDS TAMMY HAMSHER SAMUEL HARRIS III JOHN HARRISON III CORTNEY HAWKINS DAVID HENDERSON JUSTIN HENRY JUAN HERNANDEZHUERTAS JOSIE HOBBS KEVIN HOLLEY ROBERT HOLMES JR AARON HOLT JEREMY HORSTMAN DAVID HOWELL NUIR HUSSEIN ALAN HUSTAD JOHN HUTCHINSON III CHRISTINA JOHNSON JEREMY JOHNSON STEPHEN JOHNSTON GREGORY JONES KENNETH JONES CHRISTOPHER KELLEY COREY KING SAMUEL KING NATHANIEL KNIGHT STEVEN KOBAYASHI DUSTIN KRACK TYRONE LANDERS JOSEPH LATELLA JR DAVID LAUER JEAN LAURENCEAU JEREMIAH LAXSON JUSTIN LESLIE JASON LEWIS KARL LIPETZKY JONATHAN LORD ROBERT LOWRANCE AIMEE MANION NATHAN MARSH CHRISTOPHER MAXEY TREVIS MCCULLOUGH PATRICK MCDOUGALD THOMAS MCDOWELL JEFFREY MCELHANEY JOHN MCKENNA JOHN MCRAE II STEVEN MCRAE DANIEL MILLER JR JERRY MITCHELL TARA MITCHELL FLETCHER MITCHUM TIFFANIE MONROE ANTHONY MOON RICHARD MORRIS ROBERT MORRIS JR JEFFREY MOULTON YASIN MUHAIMIN HENRY MULLINS MATTHEW MUSE LESLIE NELSON CHARLES NEWTON JR JOHN NICHOLS KEVIN NICKLAY

MAJ. CALVIN OXENDINE MAJ. ANDREW PARKER MAJ. JOSEPH PARKER MAJ. WILLIAM PARKER JR MAJ. KATIE PAYNE MAJ. KEVIN PEEK MAJ. BRYAN PETERSON MAJ. EDWARD PIASTA MAJ. JOHN PINION MAJ. CAMERON PLUNKETT MAJ. ERNEST POLK III MAJ. THOMAS POMIAN JR MAJ. CHRISTOPHER POWELL MAJ. MICHAEL PRIETO MAJ. JEFFERY REED MAJ. DIXON REEVES MAJ. DARYL REMICK MAJ. JUSTIN RIRIE MAJ. LEIF RIVERA MAJ. CHRISTOPHER ROBERTS MAJ. SAMUEL ROBERTS MAJ. DANNY ROGERS MAJ. COPELAND ROWELL MAJ. AMIT SANGHI MAJ. ROBERT SAYLE III MAJ. ROBERT SCHWARZ MAJ. ANDY SHEPHERD MAJ. JOHN SHULL MAJ. ALICE SMITH MAJ. ANNA SMITH MAJ. RICHARD SONG SOO MAJ. SUSAN STAHL MAJ. NATHANIEL STONE MAJ. ANNA TALERICO MAJ. TIMOTHY TATEM MAJ. DENNIS THIBAULT MAJ. BRETT THOMAS MAJ. STASSA THOMAS MAJ. COL.IN THOMPSON MAJ. DONALD THOMPSON MAJ. HUBERT THOMPSON JR MAJ. JENNIFER THOMPSON MAJ. JUSTIN THOMPSON MAJ. WILLIAM TODD JR MAJ. JOSEPH TORRES MAJ. RACHEL TORRES MAJ. DAVIS VARNER MAJ. ROBERT VENTON MAJ. MICHAEL VISKUP MAJ. JACE WALDEN MAJ. ABBY WALKER MAJ. ROBERT WALKER MAJ. TRISHA WALKER MAJ. RAYMIE WALTERS MAJ. RUSS WALTERS MAJ. CYNTHIA WARREN MAJ. JOHN WEAVER MAJ. SAMUEL WEEKS MAJ. TODD WEISER MAJ. JASON WESTMORELAND MAJ. JEROLD WILLIAMS MAJ. LARRY WILLIAMS MAJ. LOUIS WILLIAMS MAJ. TARSHA WILLIAMS MAJ. NATHAN WILSON MAJ. DAVID WIMBUSH MAJ. MATTHEW WINN MAJ. ROBERT WOLFORD CAPT. JEREMY ALEXANDER CAPT. MATTHEW ALEXANDER CAPT. ANTHONY AMOS CAPT. NERUN AMPAIPAST CAPT. GARRETT ANDERSON CAPT. JERMAINE ANDERSON CAPT. JAMIE ANDREWS CAPT. MATTHEW ARNOLD CAPT. BRIAN ARROWOOD CAPT. ANTOINE BARNES CAPT. CECIL BARNES CAPT. SHAMEKA BARNES CAPT. JAMES BARROW CAPT. TAWANDA BAXTER CAPT. TANDREA BEASLEY CAPT. DAVID BIDOT CAPT. MICHAEL BINSTOCK CAPT. MADISON BIPS CAPT. KEVIN BLACK CAPT. ALLOU BLEOUE CAPT. RANDALL BOATNER


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DANIEL BODIE MATTHEW BONNETTE TIMOTHY BOUTWELL RAYMOND BRAMBLETT PATRICK BREWER KENYANNIA BRIDGES DANIEL BROWN TOMMY BROWN DENNIS BRYAN TRAVIS BULLOCK SALVATORE BUZZURRO MACK CAMPBELL CHRISTOPHER CAPUA WILLIAM CARRAWAY ELIJAH CARROLL JAMES CARVER II ANTHONY CECIL II MICHAEL CHISM CUTHBERT CHRISTOPHER RUSSELL CHRISTOPHER JASON CLARK RICHARD BYRON COL.EY SELENA COL.STON JOSHUA COMBS GEORGE CONSTANTINE III RANDELL CONYERS II CHRISTOPHER COOPER JOSTEN CORNETT TRAVIS CORNWALLBURNHAM JAMES CORRIGAN ANDEE COURSON JENNIFER COWART BUKEKIA CROFT BOGDAN CUCEU WILLAM CULPEPPER THOMAS DALY RUSSELL DASHER JR BRYAN DAYTON JULIUS DEGUIT NATHAN DEMENT DAVID DESCOTEAUX PAUL DIETZEL RAYMOND DILLARD ADAM DOSS CHRISTOPHER DRYDEN JEDIDIAH DUNCAN THEODORE DUNHAM TYLER DUNLAP MICHAEL ECHEVARRIA TENIKA EDGE CHRISTOPHER EDGECOMB ROCHELLE EDMOND WILLIAM ELLIS DEREK ELLYSON ERIC ELZEA CHARLES EMMONS SETH ENTERLINE STEPHANIE ERBERICH JASON FELKER JUAN FERNANDEZGOMEZ CANDICE FIELDS CHRISTOPHER FLETCHER MICHAEL FLYNN SONNY FONG BRIAN FOSTER BRETT FRANCEK SAMANTHA FRAZIER AMANDA FREEMAN TIMOTHY FULLER FRANK GAMSBY SAMUEL GARDNER JERRY GARNER RYAN GAVANT ADAM GLOVER CHRISTOPHER GODDARD JORDAN GOMOLAK SHERMAN GRAYSON ERICK GREEN DANIEL GRIFFIN DARRYL GRIFFING JR PATRICK GROVER ROY GUERARD LUKE GURLEY MARK HALL DONALD HAMMOND ROBERT HARRISON LARRY HARTMAN DAVID HARVEY ROSWELL HATHAWAY III

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GREGORY HAWLEY CLAYTON HEARN CRAIG HENDERSON SHAWN HENDERSON HUGH HENRY LATONYA HICKS DEBRA HIGGSDERRICK JEREMY HILL PAUL HILLIER MARK HODGES JANNA HOEG TIMOTHY HOFFMAN STEVE HOLLAND TRAVIS HOLMES TERRELL HOOD SCHUYLER HOYNES FIORENZO IACONANGELO JOSHUA INGALLS MICHAEL IRELAND ASHLEY IVORY JENNIFER JAACKS GEORGE JACKSON JAMES JACKSON JOHN JACKSON THOMAS JACKSON ROOSEVELT JAMES IV DILLON JARRETT PATRICK JARVIS NICHOLE JEWELL DOMINQUE JODRY APRIL JOHNSON JEREMIAH JOHNSON LAMAR JOHNSON LYNNETTE JOHNSON TAWANNA JOHNSON TILMAN JOHNSON ANATASHIA JONES ELLISHA JONES JASON JONES TAKAYOSHI KAKIUCHI INSUNG KANG JANET KARANJA CRAIG KELLER JONATHAN KIEL JONATHAN KING MOSHE KIRKLAND JOHN KISHIMOTO MATTHEW KISS GREGORY KOESTER JR KATHRYN KOVAR JAMES KUMP PAUL LEACHMAN DAVID LEE JOSHUA LETKO MICHAEL LEWIS JAMES LIMBAUGH PAUL LINDQUIST DERREK LITTLE BRANTLEY LOCKHART NICHOLAS LONG CHARLES LOVELL SHARLETTA MAHONE JONATHAN MALLETT MICHAEL MALLON ROBERT MARSHALL ALFREDO MATOSMARIN KEVIN MATTHEWS PHILIP MAURO TONY MAY JOSHUA MCCARTHY SEAN MCCULLEY DUSTIN MCDONALD RICHARD MCELWAIN DECRETA MCGILL KERI MCGREGOR BRIAN MCKENNA ANDREW MCLEAN PHILLIP MCMINN MARCUS MCMULLEN MICHELLE MEADORS ZACHARY MELDA JUSTIN MIDDLETON HERBERT MIHAN JR EBONI MILLER GEOFFREY MILLER BRIAN MIZE LAFAYETTE MICHAEL MOORES JASON MOSELEY NAJEEB MUHAIMIN

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CHRISTOPHER MURPHY KENNETH MURRAY MICHAEL MYERS KRELIN NAIDU WILLIAM NALL SOO NAMER ANTONIO NASH TIM NGUYEN DANIEL NICHOLS KARL NSONWU CANDICE NUNEZ DARYL OEHRLEIN MATTHEW OSUCHA ABRAHAM OWEN ALEJANDRO PASCUAL AQUITA PATILLO JOSHUA PATTERSON RYAN PEARSE STUART PEARSON DAVID PECK MARC PFROGNER JR PHALLY PHORN JON PIRTLE IV JEREMY POISSON EARL PORTER MICHAEL PRCHAL JOHN PRIDGEN NICOL.E PUGH CHRISTOPHER PULLIAM DARREN RAGER JOSHUA REYNOLDS ALPHAEUS RICHBURG JOHN RIDDLE FLOYD RINEHART CARLOS RIVERARAMOS EMILEE ROCKHILL STACIA ROETH BENJAMIN ROSICHAN PAUL ROTHENBUHLER JASON ROYAL MICHAEL RUDIO BENJAMIN RUSSELL STEVEN RUSSELL DONNA SANDERS MASON SAWYER ALAN SCHMITZ ANDREW SCHWAB RYAN SCHWARTZ DANIEL SEKULA JONATHAN SELLARS JOSEPH SEWALL RAMESCHE SHAW JASON SHELTON MARGARET SHINDELL DUSTIN SHOUPE MATTHEW SILVA MILTON SIMPSON BENNIE SMITH JR CHRISTOPHER SMITH JARED SMITH KEVIN SMITH MATTHEW SMITH GABRIEL SNELL KHANXAY SOUPHOM CARLTON SPARKS II CHRISTINA SPRUILL ROS JEREMIAH STAFFORD JULIA STAFFORD CHRISTOPHER STEKETEE WILLIAM STEMBRIDGE BRENT STEVERSON JULIAN STEWART ROBERT STILLS JR JEROME STOKES RICHARD STONE SR RANDALL STOVER PAUL STRELLA AVERY SUMMERS JOYCE SWINTON KYLE TAFEL SHARLENE TAYLOR MAXWELL THELEN PARRISH THIBAULT HERVAYE THOMPSON JAMES THREET TYLER TORRES PAUL TREMBLAY JR JOHN TURK II NATHAN TURK

CAPT. STEVEN VASQUEZ CAPT. IVAN VAZQUEZGARCIA CAPT. ERNEST VIVIAN JR CAPT. JESSE WADDY CAPT. DONIEL WADE CAPT. ROBERT WALTERS CAPT. NICHOLAS WARD CAPT. CHRISTOPHER WATKINS CAPT. SHARONDA WATSON CAPT. ELLIOTT WELLS JR CAPT. ALEXANDER WESTBERRY CAPT. CHARLES WESTRIP IV CAPT. GEOFFREY WHITAKER CAPT. JENNIFER WHITE CAPT. SAMUEL WHITE CAPT. CONNOR WICKLUND CAPT. THERESA WIEBOLD CAPT. ANGELA WILLIAMS CAPT. JASON WILLIAMS CAPT. LETITIA WILLIAMS CAPT. MICHAEL WILLIAMS CAPT. DORICE WILSON CAPT. KEVIN WILSON CAPT. SAMUEL WILSON CAPT. ANDREW WINGET CAPT. SAMUEL WOLFSON CAPT. RYAN WOOD CAPT. HOMER WRIGHT III CAPT. STEVE YI 1ST LT. DANIEL ADCOCK 1ST LT. KIMBERLY ADKINS 1ST LT. ELVIA AGUILERA 1ST LT. JAMES AKIN III 1ST LT. ADAM ALIG 1ST LT. DUSTIN ALLARD 1ST LT. JONATHAN ALLEN 1ST LT. CHRISTOPHER AMOS 1ST LT. JOSHUA ANDERSON 1ST LT. STEPHEN ANDREWS 1ST LT. TORI ARTMAN 1ST LT. TERRY AUSTIN 1ST LT. PHILIP AUVENSHINE 1ST LT. IAN BAHR 1ST LT. BENJAMIN BANE 1ST LT. RACENE BASORE 1ST LT. SHARAYA BATES 1ST LT. JORDAN BECK 1ST LT. KENDRA BELLAMY 1ST LT. AMARI BENLEVI 1ST LT. KENT BERUS 1ST LT. BRYAN BESHIRI 1ST LT. TODD BESIER 1ST LT. LONNIE BEST 1ST LT. SPENSER BETTIS 1ST LT. CHRISTOPHER BLACKBURN 1ST LT. SEDRICK BOLES 1ST LT. DEONDRE BONDS 1ST LT. MARK BOYD 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. ATHENA BROWN 1ST LT. DWAYNE BROWN 1ST LT. CHRISTOPHER BUONO 1ST LT. HAROLD BURGESS 1ST LT. ARTHUR BUSH 1ST LT. CHRISTOPHER BUTLER 1ST LT. BARRY BUTZLOFF 1ST LT. JAMES CADENHEAD 1ST LT. STEVEN CAISON 1ST LT. MICHAEL CAPACCIO 1ST LT. MICHAEL CARLSON 1ST LT. ALEXANDER CARPENTER 1ST LT. THOMAS CASE 1ST LT. BILLY CATON III 1ST LT. DERRICK CAUDELL 1ST LT. ANDREW CHANG 1ST LT. SHANNELL CHAPPELL 1ST LT. WILCO CIVIL 1ST LT. CLIFTON CLARK 1ST LT. PRECIOUS CLEMENTS 1ST LT. JORDAN CLOWER 1ST LT. JESSE COBURN 1ST LT. ELI COHEN 1ST LT. JEREMY COMBS 1ST LT. RAZALYN COOK

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ROBERT CORBETT JOHN COX JR JERRY CRAM JARED CRANDALL ADAM CRANFORD TYLER CROCKETT DENNIS CRUTCHER III DANIELLE CUMMINGS JEFFREY CURTIS FRED DABLEMONT JOHN DALEY NELLIE DALEY WESLEY DANDRIDGE JOHN DANIELS WILLIAM DARNELL MICHAEL DASILVA JUVONN DAVES ASHLEY DAVIS LANCE DAY MICHAEL DEFLEICE SCOTT DELOZIER DAVON DENNIS JUSTIN DERRICK JAMES DILWORTH CHAD DOUGLAS MICHAEL DYKSTRA JOSEPH EDWARDS JOSHUA EDWARDS GABRIEL EGAS CODY EIGO ROGER ELBAZ MATTHEW ELLIS BENJAMIN ELY KRISTOPHER EMBRY KAMONA EVELYN JOSEPH FLOYD CHARLES FOLLIN III CRAIG FORD LANDIS FORD JONATHAN FORTNER JOHN FOWLER ANDREW FRANKLIN BRYAN FREDERICK STEVEN FREUND II CHRISTOPHER GAMMON ANTHONYVAN GARAY SAMARA GARRISON ROBERT GARTNER NATHANIEL GIANCOL.A MATTHEW GIDDENS SHANE GIDDENS RYAN GILES ZAKARY GOLOWICH MICAH GOMEZ JASON GOZA SETH GRAVES AMANDA GREEN ASHTON GRIFFITH JASMINE GRIGGS WILLIAM GRIMM JR JASON GRINER CHRISTOPHER GUNNELS EDWARD GYLFE JR JOSEPH HACKNEY CANDACE HALIM JOSEPH HALL JR JACQUELINE HANDLOSER CHAKA HARDEMON NATHAN HARRIS JARRELL HARRISON RICHARD HART JR MARY HARWELL ERIC HAYES KEVIN HENDERSON KYLE HERMOSO NICOL.E HERNANDEZ DAREN HIGGINBOTHAM BRETT HOLDER SHADRICK HOLLIS SR JEFFREY HOPE KEITH HOPPER ALEXANDER HORN JONATHAN HORN HERBERT HOWE NOVA HOWELL RICHARD HUGHES

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RICHARD HUTCHINSON JOSEPH HYER CHARLES INGLETT ASHLEIGH ISAACSON A CHARLES JAEGER IAN JENNINGS BRUCE JOHNSON II JEFFERY JOHNSTON PAUL JOHNSTON KARL JONES JR EDNER JULIEN TRAVIS JUNKINS ROBERT KAERCHER III JOSHUA KAMBER BETHENY KAPPER OLAWALE KAREEM JACK KIBLINGER DAVID KIM FRANCES KIM HUN MICHAEL KIMBRELL JOSHUA KINSEY LINDSAY KRENKLER RYAN KRIVANEK JAMES LAKE JR MARTIN LANDRITO CHRISTOPHER LANDRUM ERICA LANG DANIEL LARSON JOSHUA LEE ALEXANDER LEMMINGS IAN LEWIS MARC LHOWE DANIEL LIMONCHENKO SUZANNE LINCE JOSHUA LITTLE JAMAR LITTLEJOHN AARON LLOYD CORTNEY LOKEY BRANDON LONG BRITTANI LOWE MATTHEW LUSTIG TYRE MADDOX ANGEL MADERA TEALE MARCHETTE JOHN MAYFIELD WILLIAM MAYFIELD SCOTT MCINTYRE MARCUS MCKINNEY JOSEPH MCLAIN BRITTANY MCPHERSON DANIELLE MEEKER EMILY MELVILLE MATHEW MEPHAM JOSHUA MIDDLETON DANIEL MILLARD GARY MILLER JEREMY MILLER DARLENE MOORE ZACHARY MOORE JOSEPH MORGAN ERICA MORIN MATTHEW MORRILL MATTHEW MORRISON II WILLIAM MORRISON RANDALL MOSS MARILEE MUENCH ERICK MUNOZ BRIAN MURPHY NICHOLAS MYERS NOAH NELSON KYLE NEWMAN TRI NGUYEN TITUS NICHOLS NEAL NOEL LEON THOMAS NOVAK ZACHARY OGBURN JORDAN OLIVER SHANDIE OWENBY YURIKO CHRISTOPHER PAGAN NATALIE PALMER JOEL PARIS ROBERT PARKER WAYNE PARKER JR ANTONY PARKS BRENT PAUL KEITH PAYNE

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CHASSITY PELLEGRINO SHANNON PHILIPPS GREGORY PHILLIPS TERENCE PHILLIPS II ALVIN PITTMAN II JULIA PLEASANTS CHERONAE PORTER JONATHON POSADA DARIUS POSTELL JEFFREY POUCHER STEPHEN PRITCHARD AARON PROCTOR ADAM PULSNEY RHAN RAETHKE KYLE REEDY JOSEPH REYNOLDS DAVID RICE JACOB RICE DEMETRIUS RICHARDSON TANSY RIDINGS SANTOS RIVERA MICHAEL ROACH NICHOLAS ROBERTS TARAH ROE BRYAN ROOT NICHOLAS ROSI ERNEST ROUSE III REBECCA ROYALTY MATTHEW RUSHING ROBERT RUSHTON MADISON RYBECK SASHA SALTERS JOSHUA SAM MARC SAVIOLI STEPHEN SCHAFF ALEXANDER SCHEIB WILLIAM SCHMETZER ADAM SCHULTZ WILLIAM SEFCIK GUY SERAPION CODY SEYMOUR SEBRINA SHARPER WILLIAM SHERFESEE SAMANTHA SHIPMAN GRACE SIGUNGA ANDREW SILVA RYAN SIMMONS NICHOLAS SIMPSON SHIREI SINGLETON BENJAMIN SKELTON ANTHONY SMITH BERTRICE SMITH DEVIN SMITH ISAIAH SMITH JACKSON SMITH JACOB SMITH ROSS ROBERT SMITH JR RYAN SMITH TRISTIAN SMITH DAVID SOOY COL.BY SPECK DANIEL SPENCER GERALD SPENCER BRIAN STAUFF CHERELLE STEVENSON JEFFREY STEWART CHRISTINA STIGGER ANDREW STINSON TODD STOYKA JEREMY STRAUB THEA SULLIVAN CAREY SWYMER ERIC TALAVERA CHRISTOPHER TATUM JOSEPH THOMPSON NELSON THOMSON ZACHARY THURBER ADAM TOLAR SETH TOOMEY ADRIAN TORRES ROLAND TOWERY III KENYAN TRAILLE RALPH TRANQUILLE KARTINA TRIPP BADAL TRIVEDI CHIQUITTA TROUPE

1ST LT. JONATHAN TURNER 1ST LT. DEREK UEBEL 1ST LT. HANNAH VANNOY 1ST LT. LIAM VENDEVILLE IGNAT 1ST LT. CHRISTIAN WALL 1ST LT. BRETT WALLACE 1ST LT. LACEY WALTERS 1ST LT. SIMIT WARANG 1ST LT. THOMAS WATSON 1ST LT. DAVID WEAVER 1ST LT. CHRISTOPHER WEST 1ST LT. JOEL WETTSTONE 1ST LT. JENNIFER WHARTON 1ST LT. JASON WILCOX 1ST LT. ANDREAS WILDER 1ST LT. JAMES WILFORD II 1ST LT. JUMAANE WILLIAMS 1ST LT. ZACHARY WILLIAMS 1ST LT. JAROD WILLIAMSON 1ST LT. BRYANT WINE 1ST LT. JASON WITCHER 1ST LT. RYAN WOLFE 1ST LT. BARRY WOOD 1ST LT. WARNER WORTHAN 1ST LT. TANESHIA YORK 1ST LT. DAVID YOUNG 2ND LT. AKEEM AKANNI 2ND LT. JONATHAN AKERS 2ND LT. KYLE BAILEY 2ND LT. BROOKE BARDEN 2ND LT. JOSHUA BARNES 2ND LT. NICHOLAS BARNETT 2ND LT. KATHLEEN BASEL 2ND LT. ROBERT BATTLES 2ND LT. MARLENE BEACH 2ND LT. KERRY BELL JR 2ND LT. THOMAS BIRD 2ND LT. CHERVONDA BLAKE 2ND LT. CLAIRE BOOKHOOP 2ND LT. DAVID BOWENS 2ND LT. JERRY BRADLEY 2ND LT. DANIEL BROCKUNIER R 2ND LT. KURTIS BRONSTON 2ND LT. BRANDON BROUGHTON 2ND LT. MAURICE BROWN 2ND LT. EMORY BROWNLEE III 2ND LT. ANTHONY BRYANT 2ND LT. TIFFANIE BURGESS 2ND LT. JUSTIN BURNS 2ND LT. JOSEPH CAMPBELL 2ND LT. MICHAEL CAMPBELL 2ND LT. JEFFERY CANTERBURY JR 2ND LT. CLAYTON CARROLL JR 2ND LT. KEVIN CASPARY 2ND LT. LONDON CHAMBERLIN 2ND LT. WILLIAM CHANCEY 2ND LT. JORDAN CHISLEY 2ND LT. ROBERT CHUBAROV 2ND LT. AUSTIN CLEVELAND 2ND LT. ATIJAH COL.LINS 2ND LT. DAVID CRABTREE 2ND LT. JOSHUA CRIST 2ND LT. BRIANNA CROMARTIE 2ND LT. JOSHUA CULLEN 2ND LT. GARRETT CURTIS 2ND LT. JATOREY DANIEL 2ND LT. YANICK DARKO 2ND LT. DILLON DAVIDSON 2ND LT. GIANNI DEBENEDICTIS 2ND LT. STEVEN DEBORDE 2ND LT. JAMES DIDIER 2ND LT. STEVEN DODD 2ND LT. MATTHEW DOLINSKI 2ND LT. JEREMIAS DUARTE 2ND LT. LUISA DUARTE 2ND LT. JOSEPH DYAR 2ND LT. LUCAS FIELDS 2ND LT. JORDAN FORD 2ND LT. AARON FULLER 2ND LT. CHRISTOPHER GARNER 2ND LT. ERIC GLEASON 2ND LT. DEVIN GLOSTER 2ND LT. ALEXEY GOLUBKOV 2ND LT. JUAN GONZALEZ 2ND LT. TRAVIS GOODSON 2ND LT. NIKIA GOODWIN


2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT.

THOMAS GREENE JARED GREGORY BRIAN HACKETT CHRISTOPHER HAINES DAVID HALL WILLIAM HAMMOND EDWARD HARDRICK VINCE AMBER HARPER SHJUAN HARRIS JACOB HARVILLE AUSTIN HAZELRIG JORDAN HEATER ASHLEY HELTON JACKSON HENRY RICHARD HENRY JAMES HENSON IV TREVOR HOLBROOKS CODY HOLWELL CHRISTIAN HORN MICAH HOWARD JEFFREY HUFFINGTON JR JATAURUS HUGHLEY JONATHAN HULME COURTNEY JAMES ALEXANDER JOHNSON TYLER JOHNSON CHELSIE JONES DONTAVIUS JONES SHE JEREMY JONES ROGER JONES JR RYAN JONES JUNIOR JOSEPH JOSHUA JULIEN JONATHAN KAREIS BRADFORD KENNEBREW GEORGE KILGORE MICHAEL KING JESSICA KITTELL BRADLEY KNIGHT BOBBY KWON JEREMY LAMBERT CLARENCE LANCEY III ADAM LANZO DEVIN LASSETTER JANAE LAW CORNELIUS LEE SHARON LEE ANDREW LEWIS JARED LINSON CHRISTOPHER LONG MATTHEW LOUDIN RICHARD MASCARO JR ANDREW MASSEY VICTOR MAYA ANNA MCCLAIN COMMOY MCDONALD DANIEL MCLAUGHLIN YOLANDA MCSWAIN JOHNATHAN METCALF KATHRYN MILLER STEPHEN MILLS BRITTANY MIXON NELSON MORAGA BRANDON MORTON CHRISTOPHER MURPHY ELIZABETH MURPHY TERI NASH JESSE NEWSOME THIEN NGUYEN BRIAN OLIVEIRA ELIZABETH ONTIVEROS AMANDA ORR JOSEPH OTIS WHITNEY DARRYL PADGETT JR JOYCE PARK MOO PARK JERRY PAULK III MATTHEW PAWLIK JOSHUA PHILLIPS SAMUEL PIRTLE JAMES PLATT JR JOSIAH POISAL CARL DAVID PRESTON JAVARIUS RENDER CALEB RENEGAR CHARLES RIGGINS

2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT.

LENET RIVAS JOHNATHAN ROBERTS ADAM ROBES VANESSA RODRIGUEZ XAVIER ROGERS MERR ROBERT ROMAINE SYDNEY ROTH LANDON ROWINSKI DAVID RYGMYR ALEXIS SALVANERA BARRETT SATHIANATHAN BLAKE SCHAPER WILLIAM SCHERER II JEFFREY SCHWING TIMOTHY SEALOCK KORI SELF CLESSIE SIMMONS DANIAL SIMS GARRETT SISLER SHANE SMITHEE EMILY SNYDER JEROME SPENCER MORGAN STEARS RYAN STEINER STEFAN STEPHENSONMOE KRISTEN STPIERRE KRISTEN STREIN ANDREW STRUTT COE SUCHKE SIDNEY SWAN BRADY SWART SHAYNA TALBOTT EVAN TATUM SHANAE THOMAS RUDEN LUCAS THOMPSON SITHARA THUKALAN ROBERT TIMMONS JR SCOTT TINNEY GABRIEL TRIPP EDUARDO VOLOCH SABRINA WALKER JULIA WHITE LELAND WHITE ARIEL WILLIAMS MARSHA WILLIAMS JAMES WILLIAMSON AARON WILSON PAUL WILSON IV HANNAH WON BRITTANY ZWERVER

WARRANT OFFICERS OF THE GEORGIA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD WO1 DANBERYL ANYE WO1 REGINA CARRELL WO1 PATRICK CARTWRIGHT WO1 JIM CURRIE JR WO1 CRAIG EMMETT WO1 STEPHEN GAYTON WO1 CHRISTOPHER HILL WO1 BRYANT KIRKLAND WO1 RYAN LEONE WO1 MICHAEL LORENZ WO1 WALTER MARION WO1 DANIEL MARR WO1 GEORGE MCLAIN WO1 BRADLEY REDDICK WO1 THOMAS SEAGROVE WO1 LUKE SELPH WO1 JAMES SIMPSON WO1 SHARI SIMZYK WO1 DERRIEL STANFIELD WO1 ADAM STOKES WO1 SAMUEL TUTUWAN BOT WO1 MICHAEL WELBORN WO1 CARLOS WHITFIELD CW2 JEFFREY ANDREWS CW2 JOHN ANGIER CW2 MARCEL ANTHONY CW2 KARL AUER CW2 SERAFIN AVITIA CW2 TIMOTHY BEABOUT

CW2 BRYAN BOLING CW2 SCOTT BOYD CW2 SIDNEY BRASWELL V CW2 CHRISTOPHER BRIASCO CW2 WINSTON BROWNE CW2 REUBEN BUSSEY THOMAS CW2 CAROL CALDWELL CW2 JONATHAN CAMPBELL CW2 LANDON CARPENTER CW2 JUSTIN CHADWICK CW2 STEVEN CHANDLER ARIE CW2 AARON COOPER 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 KEVIN GERSCH CW2 CLIFFORD GIBBS CW2 BENJAMIN HAKENSON CW2 MATTHEW HANSON CW2 LONNIE HARPER CW2 JEREMY HARTMAN CW2 HUNTER HOLDER CW2 ROGER HOLDER CW2 JONATHAN HOLLAND CW2 ZACHARY JANSEN CW2 JAMES JOHNSON CW2 AMANDA JUSTUS CW2 PIOTR KARP CW2 JONATHAN KEMP CW2 DOUGLAS KIRKLAND CW2 WILLIAM KNOX CW2 JASON KOHARCHIK CW2 JOHN KULLMAN CW2 MICHELLE LEAVINS CW2 BRUCE MADDOX CW2 BRADLEY MCAULEY CW2 EVA MCCARLEY CW2 JOHN MCELVEY JR CW2 TIMOTHY MOORE CW2 ANTHONY NORRIS CW2 IAN NORTON CW2 OMAR PATTERSON CW2 KEITH PATTILLO CW2 ROBERT PELUSO CW2 ROGER PHILLIPS CW2 WILLIAM PIERCE CW2 MICHAEL POLING III CW2 DOUGLAS POWERS CW2 WILLIAM PRICE CW2 JAMES RAMSEY CW2 RUSSELL RAWCLIFFE CW2 KEITH ROBERSON CW2 JOHN ROBERTS CW2 GILBERT SHEPPARD CW2 SR SMEDLEY JEVON CW2 KELLI SMITH CW2 SANDRA SMITH CW2 KIRK SPRADLEY CW2 WILLIAM SPURGEON CW2 MICHAEL SZALMA CW2 DARNIECE THOMAS CW2 JERRY VANLIERE CW2 JON WALDORF CW2 THERESA WALKER CW2 LANCE WASDIN CW2 CARL WELCH CW2 JOSELYN WHITE CW2 ANDREW WILSON CW2 JULIUS WILSON CW2 MICHAEL WILSON CW2 MATTHEW WORLEY CW2 ROBERT WRIGHT CW3 JEFFREY ADAMSON CW3 SAMUEL BLANEY CW3 LANCE BRENNAN CW3 ADAM BUTLER CW3 DANIEL BUTTON CW3 ANDREW CASHEN CW3 ALTON CHAPMAN CW3 GLENN CHILDS CW3 GEORGE CHIP

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 MARK JOINER CW3 CHARLES JONES CW3 GERALD KEY II CW3 DOYLE KOBECK CW3 JAMES LAZARUS CW3 DUSTIN LEE CW3 JAMES LINCE CW3 NATHANETTE PERRY CW3 WILLIAM REESE CW3 JOSHUA ROSADO CW3 LAURA SEVERIN CW3 JOSEPH SHIVER CW3 WILLIAM SLAUGHTER JR CW3 GARY SMITH II CW3 JONATHAN SMITH CW3 JAMES STEVENS CW3 TIMOTHY STEVENS CW3 ROBERT STINER CW3 VALERIE THOMAS CW3 CALEB WALDRON CW3 LATOYA WESTBROOKS CW3 JASON WILLIAMS CW4 GARY ARNOLD CW4 ANGELA BELDING CW4 DOUGLAS BERG CW4 STUART BOTHWELL CW4 MICHAEL BROWN CW4 WILLIAM CLAYBORN CW4 BOBBY DENNIS CW4 BRYAN DURRETTE CW4 KENNETH DYSON CW4 DARRYL FARR CW4 FLORENCE HAUSLER CW4 JAMES HIGGINS JR CW4 KEITH HODGE CW4 JAMES HOGUE CW4 WILLIAM JOHNSON CW4 TIMOTHY LADSON CW4 RICARDO MARTINEZ CW4 ERIC MCKEE CW4 STEPHEN MEIN CW4 SCOTT MELIUS CW4 ADRIAN MONTAGUE CW4 MARK MORRIS CW4 RUSSELL MOTES CW4 KENNIE PAGAN CW4 JOSHUA PARKER CW4 JIMMY POLK JR CW4 DUANE SANDBOTHE CW4 DAVID SCOTT CW4 KENDRICK SIMMONS CW4 BRANDON THOMAS CW4 LAWRENCE WALKER JR CW4 JEFFERY WALLIS CW4 CHARLES WOODWARD CW5 PETER DEMKOW JR CW5 ALVIN FAULKNER CW5 DOUGLAS GAHRING CW5 THOMAS GOLDEN CW5 HAROLD HAY JR CW5 CARL JACKSON CW5 HENRY WOOD III

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Officers of the Georgia Air National Guard BRIG. GEN. JESSE SIMMONS MAJ. GEN. ROBERT SHANNON BRIG. GEN. STEPHEN MELTON BRIG. GEN. WILLIAM WELSH COL. JONATHAN COX COL. HAROLD DAVIS COL. DAVID EADDY COL. ROBERT FRANKOSKY COL. RAINER GOMEZ COL. THOMAS GRABOWSKI COL. EMMANUEL HALDOPOULOS COL. JOEL HOWLE COL. ERIC JONES COL. STEVEN KLEIN COL. JAMES MARREN COL. PATRICK MORGAN COL. AARON MORRIS COL. LOUIS PERINO COL. MICHAEL RUMSEY COL. JON SHOWALTER COL. RONALD SPEIR COL. JOHN VERHAGE COL. MARK WEBER LT. COL. KIMBERLY AINSWORTH LT. COL. RONALD ALDRICH LT. COL. ARIF ALI LT. COL. STEPHEN BAFFIC LT. COL. ELIZABETH BAKER LT. COL. MERRICK BARONI LT. COL. PHILIP BATTEN LT. COL. COREY BENTLEY LT. COL. TRAVIS BILBO LT. COL. KENNETH BILLINGS LT. COL. WILLIAM BOHNSTEDT LT. COL. PETER BOONE LT. COL. JAMES BOURGEAULT LT. COL. RICHARD BRIGHT LT. COL. JAMES BROOME LT. COL. ANDRE CAMPBELL LT. COL. JEWEL CHURCHMAN LT. COL. MICHAEL CLAY LT. COL. CHRISTIAN COOMER LT. COL. ROBERT CREECH LT. COL. KONATA CRUMBLY LT. COL. PATRICIA CURTIS LT. COL. DERRICK DAILEY LT. COL. CHRISTINA DARVEAU LT. COL. CHRISTOPHER DAVIS LT. COL. JONATHAN DREW LT. COL. CHARLES DROWN LT. COL. CHRISTOPHER DUNLAP LT. COL. VICTOR ELLIS LT. COL. THOMAS FAULK LT. COL. KEITH FILER LT. COL. NORMAN FRANCIS LT. COL. MICHAEL GESSER LT. COL. JACQUELINE GIBSON LT. COL. DANIEL GOWDER LT. COL. REBECCA GRAY LT. COL. RONALD GREER LT. COL. NEAL GURI LT. COL. LARRY HADWIN LT. COL. ELIZABETH HARRISLAMKIN LT. COL. JOHN HICKS LT. COL. CHADWICK HILDE LT. COL. FANEY HILLIARD LT. COL. AMY HOLBECK LT. COL. PATRICIA HOOD LT. COL. DARIN JACOBY LT. COL. ROBBY KEY LT. COL. EDWARD KING LT. COL. KRISTOPHER KRUEGER LT. COL. JULIO LAIRET LT. COL. CHRISTOPHER LEA LT. COL. JOLENE LEA LT. COL.MICHAEL LEWIS LT. COL.TROY LEWIS LT. COL. CHRISTOPHER LUDLOW LT. COL. ANDREW MAGNET LT. COL. RICHARD MANSFIELD LT. COL. ANDREW MARTIN

LT. COL.ROBERTMCCULLERS LT. COL. ANTHONY MCRAE LT. COL. NICHOLAS MEXAS LT. COL. BRADLEY MOORE LT. COL.ROBERT NASH LT. COL. WILLIE NEWSON LT. COL. ROBERT NOREN LT. COL. MICHAEL NORKETT LT. COL. DALE NUNNELLEY LT. COL. FRANCISCO ORELLANA LT. COL. DONALD PALLONE LT. COL. STEVEN POULOS LT. COL. DAVID PURVIS LT. COL. TYLER RANDOLPH LT. COL. CARLTON ROGERS LT. COL. MICHAEL ROY LT. COL. DANA SAWYERS LT. COL. JASON SCOTT LT. COL. DAVID SIMONS LT. COL. DAVID SMITH LT. COL. ERIC SMITH LT. COL. MONICA SMITH LT. COL. RICHARD SMITH LT. COL. DAVID SPISSO LT. COL. KURT STEGNER LT. COL. PAUL SYRIBEYS LT. COL. HECTOR TAPIAMARQUEZ LT. COL. GREGORY TAYLOR LT. COL. JAMES TAYLOR LT. COL. MARK VALDEZ LT. COL. JOHN VERWIEL LT. COL. ASHLEY WALKER LT. COL. FRED WALKER LT. COL. BRIAN WALSH LT. COL. CHARLES WARREN LT. COL. JOSHUA WARREN LT. COL. CHARLES WEST LT. COL. DAVID WHITE LT. COL. WILLIAM WHITE LT. COL. JOHN WHITTINGTON LT. COL. THOMAS WILLIAMS LT. COL. SHELDON WILSON LT. COL. RUSSELL WOOD LT. COL. JOSEPH ZINGARO LT. COL. BRIAN ZWICKER MAJ. JAMES ADAIR MAJ. RONALD ALLIGOOD MAJ. NICHOLAS ANTHONY MAJ. CHAD ASPLUND MAJ. RONALD ATCHLEY MAJ. DANNY BARTON MAJ. WILLIAM BENNIS MAJ. JEFFREY BERRY MAJ. SCOTT BISHOP MAJ. JOHN BLACKBURN MAJ. BRIAN BOWEN MAJ. THOMAS BOWMAN MAJ. JAMES BRADLEY MAJ. DONALD BRIDGES MAJ. ROGER BROOKS MAJ. DONALD CAMP MAJ. BILLY CARTER MAJ. JENNIFER CARVER MAJ. ABBY CHANDLER MAJ. ALTON CHINSHUE MAJ. LESTER CLAXTON MAJ. MARK COOK MAJ. VANESSA COX MAJ. VINCENT DAVIS MAJ. REX DELOACH MAJ. TODRICK DOBSON MAJ. AMY DREW MAJ. EVELYN DURHAM MAJ. JAMES EDENFIELD MAJ. BRIAN ELLIS MAJ. BRIAN FERGUSON MAJ. JASON FERGUSON MAJ. JAY FORD MAJ. SEAN FOX MAJ. ALEX GENIO MAJ. JESSICA GREER MAJ. STEPHEN GROGAN MAJ. JACK GROOVER MAJ. TYLER GUENZEL MAJ. RYAN HAMPTON

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MAJ. CHRISTOPHER HANES MAJ. RYAN HARVEY MAJ. BJORN HELGESON MAJ. MERYL HENRY MAJ. STEPHEN HOLT MAJ. PHILLIP INIGO MAJ. CHARLES JACOBS MAJ. MIA JACOBS MAJ. WILLIAM JACOBS MAJ. LAUREEN JAMES MAJ. TRAVIS JAMES MAJ. ROGER JENKINS MAJ. TIMOTHY JOHN MAJ. TROY JOHNSON MAJ. SIEGFRIED JUCKNIES MAJ. DEBORAH KEENE MAJ. JOHN KENARD MAJ. CHERYL LAFLAMME MAJ. RYAN LATHAN MAJ. LASHEAN LAWSON MAJ. TASHA LISCOMBE FOLDS MAJ. JOHN LLOYD MAJ. CHARLES LOIACONO MAJ. MATTHEW LOIBL MAJ. PHILIP MALONE MAJ. WILLIAM MARTIN MAJ. LORI MCCORVEY MAJ. ELMER MCDANIEL MAJ. JOHN MIMS MAJ. JAMES MOCKALIS MAJ. MICHAEL MOORE MAJ. KENNETH NICHOL MAJ. ANTHONY OGLE MAJ. ILEANA OSHEA MAJ. RAYMOND PAWLIK MAJ. ROBERT PETERSON MAJ. TROY PITTMAN MAJ. GORDON POLSTON MAJ. JENNIFER POLSTON MAJ. DARIN PORTER MAJ. TERRI PROSPERIE MAJ. DAVID PROWELL MAJ. JAMES REED MAJ. BENJAMIN REESE MAJ. JEFFREY REYNOLDS MAJ. TIMOTHY RILEY MAJ. GARETT RUBY MAJ. ROBIN RUIZ MAJ. STEVIE RUSHING MAJ. AMY SANDBOTHE MAJ. ROBERT SANGSTER MAJ. CHRISTEL SCHWEIZER MAJ. JAMES SMALL MAJ. CEZARY SNIADECKI MAJ. JESSICA STADTMILLER MAJ. KEITH STANDRING MAJ. PAMELA STAUFFER MAJ. WILLIAM STCLAIR MAJ. TREVOR SWAIN MAJ. CHRISTOPHER SWANN MAJ. WENDELL TROULLIER MAJ. COLE WAGNER MAJ. AMY WALLACE MAJ. STACY WATSON MAJ. BRADLEY WEBB MAJ. WILLIAM WHITE MAJ. CHEAU WILLIAMS MAJ. DAVID ZABOROWSKI CAPT. JEREMY ADAMS CAPT. DANIEL ADKINS CAPT. SETH ADLER CAPT. KENNETH AUTRY CAPT. SARAH BARBER CAPT. BILLY BASSETT CAPT. STEVEN BIRD CAPT. COURTNEY BLAKE CAPT. MICHAEL BRADLEY CAPT. DANIEL BRITT CAPT. ADAM BROWN CAPT. SARAH BROWN CAPT. HENRY HARDING BRUMBY CAPT. CHRISTOPHER BURKE CAPT. REBECCA BURTON CAPT. SHANTEL CARTER CAPT. JOSE COLLAZO

CAPT. CHRISTOPHER COLLINS CAPT. JOEL CONRAD CAPT. AMANDA CORRELL CAPT. JOHN CRAVEY CAPT. DAVID CRUDEN CAPT. MELVIN CUTLIP CAPT. DEAN DALY CAPT. PHILIP DAVIDSON CAPT. MONICA DEAN CAPT. TIMOTHY DIGNAM CAPT. JAMES DIXON CAPT. DANIEL ENGLISH CAPT. ROBERT FERGUSON CAPT. JENNIFER FINCH CAPT. JENNY FLORIN CAPT. AKILAH FORD CAPT. ROY FOUNTAIN CAPT. PHILLIP GELLINS CAPT. CLAYTON GIBBS CAPT. JOHN GREENE CAPT. ELI GRIMM CAPT. JEFFREY HARRELL CAPT. DOUGLAS HARRIS CAPT. SAMUEL HEINSELMAN CAPT. THOMAS HERSCH CAPT. ALBERT HOLMES CAPT. SACRIAL HOWARD CAPT. TRAVIS HUTCHINSON CAPT. DANA IONITA CAPT. DARIN JACKSON CAPT. GRETA JACKSON CAPT. DEAN JOHNSON CAPT. ELISA JONES CAPT. SARAH KATHE CAPT. SHYLAH KIRCH CAPT. AMANDA KIRSCHKE CAPT. NATHAN KIRSCHKE CAPT. MATTHEW KRAUSS CAPT. MICHAEL LAUNIUS CAPT. JUSTIN LESAK CAPT. CASEYLEE LIPSCOMB CAPT. BRENT MATHIS CAPT. ROBERT MAYNER CAPT. GREGORY MCGAHEE CAPT. KEVIN MCKAY CAPT. KIERAN MCLEODHUGHES CAPT. BENJAMIN MILLER CAPT. BENJAMIN MOODY CAPT. CHRISTOPHER MOORE CAPT. THOMAS NALDRETT CAPT. WENDELL NOBLE CAPT. JAMES OSHEA CAPT. SONJA PATTERSON CAPT. MITCHELLE PAULK CAPT. BRADLEY PEAK CAPT. GLEN PEOPLES CAPT. ROLANDO PEREZ CAPT. MICHAEL PERRY CAPT. EMIL PHAM CAPT. MANTIS PINEIRO CAPT. AUDRY POTAS CAPT. CHRISTOPHER PROVENCE CAPT. ALAN RATLIFF CAPT. RANDY REID CAPT. BRANDON RIEKER CAPT. GODFREY RITTER CAPT. JENNIFER ROBERTS CAPT. DANIEL ROUTIER CAPT. JOSEPH RUDY CAPT. ERIN SAYSON CAPT. JONATHON SCHULZ CAPT. COLBY SUTTLES CAPT. STEVEN THOMPSON CAPT. BRANDAN WARD CAPT. LISA WHITE CAPT. JASON WIMES CAPT. BRYANNA WOOLEY CAPT. CHAD YOUNG CAPT. KERBY YOUNG 1ST LT. RYAN BAKER 1ST LT. JEFFREY BEZORE 1ST LT. EDRIC CARTER 1ST LT. MATTHEW CHUPP 1ST LT. JAMI CLARK 1ST LT. DUSTIN DUGGER


1ST LT. STEVEN ECHUCK 1ST LT. BRADLEY ERICKSON 1ST LT. ANDREA FABIAN 1ST LT. KIMBERLY FAULK 1ST LT. WESLEY FENNEL 1ST LT. CHRISTOPHER FOX 1ST LT. JEFFREY GEBHARDT 1ST LT. CICELY GEORGES 1ST LT. HENRY GIBBS 1ST LT. KELLYN HALL 1ST LT. ASIA HOLLINGSWORTH 1ST LT. BRENT HUMPHRIES 1ST LT. CHADWICK HYPES 1ST LT. SELENA KIMSEY 1ST LT. NATHAN LAND

1ST LT. JOSE LOPEZFORNES 1ST LT. DAVID MILLER 1ST LT. PETER MUNCY 1ST LT. KATHRYN PARKER 1ST LT. SARAH PERRY 1ST LT. TINA SAMPSON 1ST LT. ERIC SCHULTZ 1ST LT. TODD SWANSON 1ST LT. PATRICK WHEBLE 1ST LT. DYLAN YOUNG 2ND LT. LINDA BORDELON 2ND LT. LAUREN CAMPBELL 2ND LT. BILLY COX 2ND LT. RYAN DIMES 2ND LT. MARKUS DO

2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT.

GARRETT FABER JAKE FISHER JOHN GALBRAITH BENJAMIN GREWE SAINA GROOTERS TYLER GUSS CHARLES HENDRICKS WILLIAM HUTTO KARONDA IVERY ROBERT JACOBS TRAVIS JONES JILL KINCHEN ANDREA LEWIS STEPHAN MERLICS MATTHEW NAMA

2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT. 2ND LT.

DANIEL POE CORY THOMAS DANIEL THURBER JACOB TILLEY

Always ready, Always There.

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The Adjutant General 678.569.6001 Army Commanding General 678.569.5014 Air Commanding General 678.569.5205

DIRECTORY

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


notes

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