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Georgia Defense Force

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  1. SickNTired
    Member

    Just curous if anyone here has ever heard of this and if they have any input on its purpose?? According to the website it is a force of volunteer who assist the state of GA in emergency situations... Almost sounds like a volunteer state militia... Just curous...

    Here is their website...

    http://www.gasdf.com/

    Posted on February 9, 2013 - 07:39 PM #
  2. Crossbow
    Member

    The Georgia Air and Army Guard is under the command of the POTUS and the Governor. The GDF , just the Governor. If the Guard is away and there is a state emergency the GDF fills the gap or a disaster in general the Governor can activate. The GDF is not paid. If called on by the Governor they possible can be paid. Just not sure.

    Posted on February 9, 2013 - 10:48 PM #
  3. Warrior
    Member

    Guess we need to join it to find out what it does.....a la Pelosi.

    Posted on February 11, 2013 - 11:48 AM #
  4. Crossbow
    Member

    The above link pretty much explains. Our Mission and Purpose
    Published 21 OCT 2012
    When ordered by the Adjutant General, provide an organized, trained, disciplined, rapid response volunteer force to assist state and local government agencies, and civil relief organizations in impending or actual emergencies to assure the welfare and safety of the citizens of Georgia.

    The Georgia State Defense Force is a legally constituted element of the Georgia Department of Defense, serving in support of the national and state constitutions under direction of the Governor and the Adjutant General of the State of Georgia.

    Posted on February 11, 2013 - 10:07 PM #

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