2 Texas State Guard We are the third component of the Texas Military Forcesunder the Adjutant General’s Department of theState of TexasArmy National GuardAir National GuardTexas State Guard
3 Texas State Guard Originally constituted during World War II 10 FEB 1941 Defense Act (H.B. No. 45)authorized a new volunteer militia.
4 Texas State Guard Constituted and reorganized over the years, the current Army units have been structured asCivil Affairs Regiments since Sep 2006.The Regiments have their original roots from the “Alamo Guards” that were constituted inOctober of 1885 as part of theTexas Volunteer Guard.
5 Texas State Guard The 4th Air Wing was organized in 1996. Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) organized in November 2003.The Air Division and the 5th Air Wing were established in October 2006.Texas Maritime Regiment (TMAR) organized in November 2006.
6 Texas State Guard Mission Mission StatementThe Texas State Guard provides mission-ready, military forces to assist State and local authorities in homeland security and community service.
7 Texas State Guard Vision Our Vision…is one of a continually evolvingWorld Class organization that accomplishes the mission and take’s care of its people.
8 Texas State Guard Values Our Guard ValuesIntegrityLeadershipProfessionalismService
9 Air Division Mission Mission Statement The Air Division provides mission-capable airmen as a force multiplier for the Texas Air National Guard and for other missions in support of Homeland Security throughout Texas.
10 Air Division Organization Air Division Headquarters - Camp MabryTwo Air Wings4th Air Wing – (North)Ft. Worth & Garland5th Air Wing – (South)Austin, San Antonio, Houston & La Porte
12 WHO IS ELIGIBLE Resident of Texas Age 17 to 60 Reasonable Good Health Pass Criminal Background CheckPrior Military Service not RequiredNo Education Requirement for EnlistedAll Skill Sets WelcomeEducation & Age Requirements for Commissioning
13 HOW CAN YOU SERVE? Non-Prior Service (NPS) Prior Service (PS) Basic training is provided for civilians with skills and/orcertifications that the Texas State Guard can utilize tosupport our missions. Appointments to Commissioned andNon-Commissioned Officer are available.Prior Service (PS)Retirees & veterans from all branches of service, active dutyand reserve, are eligible. You may serve in your oldAFSC/MOS/AOC/Rate or retrain for new military skills.Prior Service may qualify for one rank higher thanpreviously held.
14 Education & TrainingCourses of instruction are conducted at Camp Mabryand local units;Basic & Advanced Officer and NCO CoursesLeadership CoursesAF Skill CoursesAnnual TrainingCommunicationsSwift Water RescueRed Cross Shelter Operations & Management
15 WHERE CAN YOU SERVE? Army Regiments, the MRC & TMAR units are located throughout Texas.Air Division units are co-locatedwith the Texas Air National Guard.
16 UNIT LOCATIONS Lackland AFB - San Antonio Ellington ANG Base – Houston The Air Division is located on these bases:Lackland AFB - San AntonioEllington ANG Base – HoustonANGS - La PorteJoint Reserve Base – Fort WorthGarland ANGS - GarlandCamp Mabry - Austin
17 WHAT WILL I DO? Each Unit is Involved in a Myriad of Tasks Each Year Provide Direct Support to Air National Guard Unitsin Various Career FieldsProvide Security Administrative ServicesTrain & Execute Search & Rescue OperationsCoordinate Emergency Response Actions with FEMAPrepare Operations Plans & Orders
18 WHAT WILL I DO? Cont’d Assist Texas National Guard in Local Natural and Man-Made DisastersAttend Training for Concealed Handgun LicenseTrain at NO COST forEmergency Management CoursesNational Fire Academy CoursesAmerican Red Cross Courses
19 You will be prepared during times of disaster. WHAT WILL I DO? Cont’dThe previous is just a small listing of some of the things you’ll do or be involved with.Your commitment is for 8-16 hours duty per month (some duty is also paid)You will be prepared during times of disaster.Meet others who, with you, work toward the protection of our nation, state and community
20 TXSG SERVICE TO TEXAS Riots, Beaumont 1943 Storms, Texas City 1943 Explosions, Texas City 1947Flooding, Alice 1951Guadalupe river Flood, Victoria 1951Tank Fire, Corpus Christi 1952Hurricane Alice, Rio Grande Valley 1954Flooding, Victoria 1956Tornado, Dallas 1957Hurricane Audrey, Orange & La. 1957Flooding, Edinburgh 1958Flooding, Rio Grande City, 1958Tanker Fire, Houston 195949th AD DIV Activation 1961Storms, Midland 1966Tornado, Lubbock 1970Tornado, Zapata 1970Tornado, Bishop 1970Hurricane Cecilia, Corpus Christi 1970
22 TXSG SERVICE TO TEXAS (continued) Governor’s Inauguration, Austin 1979Tornadoes, Wichita Falls & Vernon 1979Hurricane Allen, Gulf Coast 1980Texas Sesquicentennial, 1985Governor’s Inauguration, Austin 1987Papal Visit, San Antonio 1987Ice Storm, Abilene 1987Train Derailment, Marshall 1987Power Outage, Midland 1990DFW Tornadoes 1994Tropical Storm Bonnie, Pasadena 1999Governor’s Inauguration, Austin 1999Flooding San Antonio,New Braunfels & Brownwood 2002Hurricane Katrina and Rita, 2005
23 WHAT CAN I PROVIDE? Put your military experience and/or your civilian skills to their optimum use to be responsive to theneeds of the Texas Air National Guard, your nation,state and community.“We want a Nation that serves goals larger than self….”President George W. Bush Jan 2002
24 WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS? Texas Guard License Plates (no extra charge) Tuition Assistance at State Supported Colleges50% Reduction in CHL License FeesMilitary Training inEmergency Management, WMD’s & Firearms TrainingNational Guard Association of Texas(NGAT) Member BenefitsMilitary Career AdvancementPersonal Pride in Helping Your Community
25 www.agd.state.tx.us or www.txsgair.org WHO DO I CALL?VISIT THESE WEB SITESor
26 TEXAS STATE GUARD A Texas Military Force Join Today! Major General Wayne D. Marty The Adjutant General of Texas Command PhilosophyTEXAS STATE GUARD A Texas Military Force Join Today!
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