Civic Organization Brief (Georgia Air National Guard)
The Georgia Air National Guard Always Ready, Always There.
The Georgia Air National Guard provideswell trained and motivated forces to theGovernor and the CombatantCommanders in order to support FullSpectrum Operations – Offensive,Defensive, Stability, and Civil Support.
Organization Governor Nathan Deal President Commander-in-Chief National Guard Maj. Gen. Jim Butterworth Bureau Adjutant General Georgia Department of Defense Army Air StateNational National Defense State Guard Guard Force Operations11,100+ Soldiers 2,800+ Airmen 637 Members 460 State Employees
Georgia Air National Guard Total Strength: 2,800+ Airmen116th Air Control Wing 165th Airlift Wing
116th Air Control WingFlying the E-8C Joint Surveillance TargetAttack Radar System (JSTARS) aircraft.
165th Airlift Wing Flying the C-130 Hercules cargo transport aircraft.
Geographically Separated Units117th Air Control Squadron--Radar surveillance, aircraft command and control165th Air Support Operations Squadron--Terminal control of close air support224th Joint Communications Support Squadron--Mobile tactical communications283rd Combat Communications Squadron--Mobile tactical communications139th Intelligence Squadron--Linguistic intelligence services202d Engineering Installation Squadron--Plan and install communications systems530th Air Force Band--Perform at official and recruiting functionsThe Combat Readiness Training Center--Combat training ranges, communications training,billeting
Japan Kosovo State Partnership - Georgia Operation New Dawn LebanonZanzibar Operation Enduring Freedom Qatar (OND) UNCLASSIFIED
A Statewide Presence • $680M in federal funds come into the State, balanced by a state budget of only $9M • Over $25M in state income tax on Guard payroll • $135M in military construction in progress • 40% growth in the Georgia Guard since 2005
Supporting your Georgia Guard • Support drilling Guardsmen • Hire a hero • Support Guard families Helpful web sites: www.esgr.org for Employer support of the Guard and Reserve www.georgiaguardfamily.org for the Family Support Foundation