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TEXAS STATE GUARD Texans Serving Texas
Texas State Guard Outline v Authority & History v Vision, Mission, and Values v Organizational Structure v Accomplishments – Service to Texas v On-Going Operations v Texas State Guard Specialized Skill-Sets v Training Partners v Volunteer Management v How you can serve…
Texas State Guard Originally constituted during World War II 10 FEB 1941 Defense Act (H. B. No. 45) authorized a new volunteer militia.
Texas State Guard We are a component of the Texas Military Forces Army National Guard Air National Guard Texas State Guard Adjutant General’s Department
Texas State Guard Reorganized over the years v Authorized by Title 32 USC 109 v Chapter 431, Texas Government Code
Texas State Guard The current Army units have been structured as Civil Affairs Regiments since Sep 2006. Two regiments trace lineage from the Civil War. Another has roots from the “Alamo Guards” that were constituted in October of 1885 as part of the Texas Volunteer Guard.
Texas State Guard The 4 th Air Wing was organized in 1996. Medical Brigade organized in November 2003. The Air Division and the 5 th Air Wing were established in October 2006. Texas Maritime Regiment organized in November 2006.
Texas State Guard Vision A continually evolving state military force serving as a valued partner maintaining the security and well-being of the homeland.
Texas State Guard Mission Provide… Mission-ready, military forces to assist state and local authorities in homeland security and community service.
Texas State Guard Values Integrity Leadership Professionalism Service Volunteerism
Current Status v Current Strength: 2060 v Deployable Strength: 70% - 1442 v HQ, Camp Mabry – Austin Texas v. Army Component (6 Regiments) v. Air Component (2 Air Wings) v Maritime Regiment v Medical Brigade
TASK ORGANIZATION GOVERNOR STATE OF TEXAS THE ADJUTANT GENERAL HQ, TXSG AUSTIN HQ, ARMY AUSTIN HQ, AIR AUSTIN HQ, TMB AUSTIN HQ, TMAR AUSTIN 1 ST REGT SAN ANTONIO 2 D REGT GATESVILLE 4 TH REGT FORT WORTH 8 TH REGT HOUSTON 19 TH REGT DALLAS 39 TH REGT MIDLAND 4 TH AIR WING DALLAS 5 TH AIR WING SAN ANTONIO ALAMO MRG SAN ANTONIO TEMPLE MRG GULF COAST MRG HOUSTON 1 ST BN LAPORTE 2 nd BN NEW BRAUNFELS 3 RD BN DALLAS TYLER MRG DFW MRG MIDLAND WEST TEXAS MRG
TXNG vs. TXSG Differences v Mission v Uniform Differences v Annual Training Period v Meals at Annual Training v Military Education v Pay v Rank / Age Difference v Out Of State Deployments
TXSG Service to Texas Security Operations – World War II Riots, Beaumont 1943 Storms, Texas City 1943 Explosions, Texas City 1947 Flooding, Alice 1951 Guadalupe river Flood, Victoria 1951 Tank Fire, Corpus Christi 1952 Hurricane Alice, Rio Grande Valley 1954 Flooding, Victoria 1956
TXSG Service to Texas Tornado, Dallas 1957 Hurricane Audrey, Orange & La. 1957 Flooding, Edinburgh & Rio Grande City, 1958 Tanker Fire, Houston 1959 49 th AD DIV Activation 1961 Storms, Midland 1966 Tornado, Lubbock 1970 Tornado, Zapata 1970 Tornado, Bishop 1970 Hurricane Cecilia, Corpus Christi 1970
TXSG Service to Texas Hurricane Fern, Gulf Coast 1971 Train Wreck, Luling 1971 Flooding, New Braunfels 1971 Pipeline Rupture, Pasadena 1972 Riots Dallas 1973 Tornadoes, Burnet & Hubbard 1973 Tropical Storm Delia, Gulf Coast 1973 Flooding, Lake Worth and Nacogdoches 1974
TXSG Service to Texas Fires, Anthony 1974 Anthrax Quarantine, Gatesville 1974 Flooding, Refugio 1974 Tornadoes, Trickham & Coleman 1975 Flooding, Baytown & Pasadena 1975 Elevator explosion, Galena Park 1976 Hurricane Anita, Mc. Allen 1977 Tropical Storm Amelia, Kerrville 1978
TXSG Service to Texas Tornadoes, Wichita Falls & Vernon 1979 Hurricane Allen, Gulf Coast 1980 Texas Sesquicentennial, 1985 Papal Visit, San Antonio 1987 Ice Storm, Abilene 1987 Train Derailment, Marshall 1987
TXSG Service to Texas Power Outage, Midland 1990 DFW Tornadoes 1994 Tropical Storm Bonnie, Pasadena 1999 Flooding San Antonio, New Braunfels & Brownwood 2002 Shuttle Debris Recovery 2003 Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, 2005 Hurricanes Gustave and Ike, 2008 Hurricane Alex, 2010
Ongoing Operations OPERATION LONE STAR ORAL RABIES VACCINATION PROGRAM OPERATION BORDER STAR SUPPORT TO THE STATE OPERATIONS CENTER SUPPORT TO TXMF AMERICAN HEROES WEEKEND COMMUNITY SERVICE SUPPORT MILITARY HONORS/ FUNERAL SUPPORT TEXAS NATIONAL GUARD SUPPORT
Specialized Skill Sets MASS CARE / FUNCTIONAL NEEDS SUPPORT TEXAS EVACUATION TRACKING NETWORK (ETN) PRESENCE SECURITY / CONTROL COMMUNICATIONS SUPPORT DISASTER ASSESSMENT STATE OPERATIONS CENTER (SOC) SUPPORT EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER(S) MANAGE & STAFF - POINTS OF DISTRIBUTION (POD) LOGISTICS SUPPORT CHAPLAIN & LEGAL SUPPORT MEDICAL OPERATIONS SUPPORT SEARCH AND RESCUE SMALL BOAT OPERATIONS DIVE TEAMS CIVIL ENGINEER SUPPORT (WATER/WASTEWATER) BULLDOZER SUPPORT
TXSG Training Partners v v v American Red Cross Baptist Child and Family Services Texas Parks and Wildlife Department U. S. Coast Guard Texas Forest Service Lower Colorado River Authority Texas National Guard (Army & Air) Columbia Center – Stephen F. Austin University Radiant RFID Texas Department of Public Safety Texas Department of State Health Services
Major General Wayne D. Marty TEXAS STATE GUARD The Adjutant General of Texas How can you serve? Command Philosophy
Texas State Guard Eligibility v Resident of Texas v U. S. Citizen v Age 17 to 60 v Reasonable Good Health v Pass Criminal Background Check v Prior Military Service NOT Required v All Skill Sets Welcome v Education Requirements Depending Upon Rank
Military Background? Non-Prior Service (NPS) Basic training is provided for civilians with skills and/or certifications that the Texas State Guard can utilize to support our missions. Appointments to Commissioned and Non-Commissioned Officer are available. Prior Service (PS) Retirees & veterans from all branches of service are eligible. You may serve in your old specialty or retrain for new military skills. Prior Service may qualify for one rank higher than previously held.
Volunteer Management Cost of Uniforms Transportation Costs No Pay for Drills, Meals, Lodging No (meaningful) Benefits Time Commitments Conflicts with Work Time Commitments Conflicting Priorities
BENEFITS Texas Guard License Plates (no extra charge) Tuition Assistance 50% Reduction in CHL License Fees No charge Hunting/Fishing License Military Training, Recognition, Advancement National Guard Association of Texas Benefits Personal Pride in Service to State
TXSG Full-Time Staff v 1 - Program Supervisor III v 1 - Program Specialist IV v 1 - Executive Assistant v 1 - Staff Services Officer I v 1 - Admin Assistant II
WHO DO I CALL? VISIT THIS WEB SITE www. agd. state. tx. us Or call 512 -782 -5101
QUESTIONS VISION WITHOUT FUNDING IS HALLUCINATION