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TEXAS STATE GUARDA Texas Military Force
We are the third component of the
Texas Military Forces
under the Adjutant General’s Department of the
State of Texas
Army National Guard
Air National Guard
Texas State Guard
Originally constituted during World War II
10 FEB 1941 Defense Act (H.B. No. 45)
authorized a new volunteer militia.
Constituted and reorganized over the years,
the current Army units have been structured as
Civil Affairs Regiments since Sep 2006.
The Regiments have their original roots from the “Alamo Guards” that were constituted in
October of 1885 as part of the
Texas Volunteer 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.
The Texas State Guard provides mission-ready, military forces to assist State and local authorities in homeland security and community service.
…is one of a continually evolving
World Class organization that accomplishes the mission and take’s care of its people.
Our Guard Values
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.
Air Division Headquarters - Camp Mabry
Two Air Wings
4th Air Wing – (North)
Ft. Worth & Garland
5th Air Wing – (South)
Austin, San Antonio, Houston & La Porte
Resident of Texas
Age 17 to 60
Reasonable Good Health
Pass Criminal Background Check
Prior Military Service not Required
No Education Requirement for Enlisted
All Skill Sets Welcome
Education & Age Requirements for Commissioning
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, active duty
and reserve, are eligible. You may serve in your old
AFSC/MOS/AOC/Rate or retrain for new military skills.
Prior Service may qualify for one rank higher than
Courses of instruction are conducted at Camp Mabry
and local units;
Basic & Advanced Officer and NCO Courses
AF Skill Courses
Swift Water Rescue
Red Cross Shelter Operations & Management
Army Regiments, the MRC & TMAR
units are located throughout Texas.
Air Division units are co-located
with the Texas Air National Guard.
The Air Division is located on these bases:
Lackland AFB - San Antonio
Ellington ANG Base – Houston
ANGS - La Porte
Joint Reserve Base – Fort Worth
Garland ANGS - Garland
Camp Mabry - Austin
Each Unit is Involved in a
Myriad of Tasks Each Year
Provide Direct Support to Air National Guard Units
in Various Career Fields
Provide Security Administrative Services
Train & Execute Search & Rescue Operations
Coordinate Emergency Response Actions with FEMA
Prepare Operations Plans & Orders
Assist Texas National Guard in Local
Natural and Man-Made Disasters
Attend Training for Concealed Handgun License
Train at NO COST for
Emergency Management Courses
National Fire Academy Courses
American Red Cross Courses
The 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
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
Tornado, Dallas 1957
Hurricane Audrey, Orange & La. 1957
Flooding, Edinburgh 1958
Flooding, Rio Grande City, 1958
Tanker Fire, Houston 1959
49th AD DIV Activation 1961
Storms, Midland 1966
Tornado, Lubbock 1970
Tornado, Zapata 1970
Tornado, Bishop 1970
Hurricane Cecilia, Corpus Christi 1970
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 1974
Flooding, Nacogdoches 1974
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, McAllen 1977
Tropical Storm Amelia, Kerrville 1978
Governor’s Inauguration, Austin 1979
Tornadoes, Wichita Falls & Vernon 1979
Hurricane Allen, Gulf Coast 1980
Texas Sesquicentennial, 1985
Governor’s Inauguration, Austin 1987
Papal Visit, San Antonio 1987
Ice Storm, Abilene 1987
Train Derailment, Marshall 1987
Power Outage, Midland 1990
DFW Tornadoes 1994
Tropical Storm Bonnie, Pasadena 1999
Governor’s Inauguration, Austin 1999
Flooding San Antonio,
New Braunfels & Brownwood 2002
Hurricane Katrina and Rita, 2005
Put your military experience and/or your civilian
skills to their optimum use to be responsive to the
needs 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
Texas Guard License Plates (no extra charge)
Tuition Assistance at State Supported Colleges
50% Reduction in CHL License Fees
Military Training in
Emergency Management, WMD’s & Firearms Training
National Guard Association of Texas
(NGAT) Member Benefits
Military Career Advancement
Personal Pride in Helping Your Community
VISIT THESE WEB SITES
www.agd.state.tx.us or www.txsgair.org
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