Connecticut State Militia

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The Connecticut State Militia are the Armed Forces of the State of Connecticut under the authority of the Governor and the Adjutant General of the state.

Classes of Militia

The Connecticut State Militia is divided into three classes: The National Guard, the Organized Militia, and the Unorganized Militia.

  • The Connecticut National Guard comprises both the Army and Air National Guard.
  • The Organized Militia consists of the Connecticut State Guard (the four units of the Governor's Guards are active), the Connecticut State Guard Reserve, and the Naval Militia.
  • The Unorganized Militia consists of all male residents of the state and those who intend to become residents who are between the ages of 18 and 45 and are not exempt from military duty per federal or state law. Female residents of the state may voluntarily offer their services to the Unorganized Militia.

Connecticut state legislator. "Chapter 504- Militia". Retrieved 1 January 2018. 

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