• PRAT Program Reinforcing Readiness Among Junior Enlisted

    GEORGIA GARRISON TRAINING CENTER, Ft. Stewart, Georgia, July 23, 2014 – "It's not easy being green." The responsibilities to our country, when wearing the uniform of the United States Armed Forces, Read More
  • I Will Be Sure - Always

    PAULDING COUNTY AIRPORT, Dallas, Ga., July 21, 2014 – Two things paratroopers do not take for granted is their parachute and the rigger that packed it. According to the Riggers Pledge, Read More
  • GMI's Long Legacy Lives On

    MARIETTA, Ga., August 09, 2014 - The Georgia National Guard's 122nd Regional Training Institute held an Officer Candidate School graduation for Class 53 to celebrate the nine newly-commissioned second lieutenant officers Read More
  • Remembering Our Fallen 42

    CLAY NATIONAL GUARD CENTER, Marietta, Ga., August 7, 2014 – It began with bowed heads in the small chapel sanctuary at Clay National Guard Center, which will be forever vigilant over Read More
  • Ga. Defense Agencies Train Together in the Air

    ATLANTA, July 16, 2014 – Georgia’s Department of Defense and Department of Public Safety (DPS) teamed up to reinforce crisis response management and conduct joint training. The Georgia Army National Guard’s Read More
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The Georgia Guardsman magazine: July 2014

July2014 cover


The July edition of the Georgia Guardsman features a cover story about the 116th Security Forces Squadron conducting armed security operations. Also this month we look back at the involvement of Georgia Guardsmen during WWI, the 185th Aviation regiment trains with the Georgia State Patrol’s SWAT team, and the 138th Chemical Company receives the coveted 'Sibert Award'. All of these stories and more in this month's issue!


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The Adjutant General's Mission, Vision, Values and Priorities 

Always Ready, Always There, Always on Target


The intent of this document is to provide guidance for, and direction to, the Georgia Department of Defense. One of Maj. Gen. Jim Butterworth's many goals is to achieve unity of effort. Through this document, leaders should begin communicating the organizational and personal priorities for the command as laid out by the Adjutant General of Georgia. This document is not intended to set goals or objectives, but rather to deliver, in broad terms, the Adjutant General's expectations of the Georgia Department of Defense.