National Guard Joint Forces Headquarters Virginia

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Virginia Department of Military Affairs

  • Thomas L. Morgan III, Director of Military Support
  • 30 pages
  • For Official Use Only
  • April 6, 2006

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The Guard’s Unique Dual Mission

•Federal

-Support U.S. national military objectives by providing trained and equipped units for immediate mobilization

•State

-Support of the Governor by providing trained personnel and unit equipment capable of deploying to protect life and property, and maintain peace, order, and public safety

FEDERALIZATION

•POSSE COMITATUS

–LOSE GUARD AS LAW ENFORCEMENT ASSET

•GOVERNOR CANNOT RECALL FROM FEDERAL DUTY

•IT IS NORMALLY PREFERRED FOR NATIONAL GUARD TO REMAIN UNDER THE GOVERNOR’S CONTROL

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2 comments for “National Guard Joint Forces Headquarters Virginia

  1. THOMAS GREEN
    October 16, 2009 at 10:54 pm

    i just want to say to who ever it may concern that i found in the last two years that virginia national guard run by the '' GOOD OLD BOYS '' AND I CAN PROVE IT

    • Public Intelligence
      October 17, 2009 at 12:43 am

      Please tell us more.

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