Oklahoma State Guard

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Oklahoma State Guard
Active 1941
Country  United States
Allegiance  Oklahoma
Type SDFBranchInsigniaColor.jpg  State defense force
Role Military reserve force
Commanders
Civilian leadership Governor of Oklahoma


The Oklahoma State Guard is the inactive state defense force of Oklahoma. If activated, the mission of the Oklahoma State Guard is to augment, assist and support the Oklahoma National Guard and the civil authorities in Oklahoma. The State Guard is under the command of the governor of Oklahoma, as the Commander-in-Chief, and the Adjutant General of Oklahoma as the commanding officer.

Created by Oklahoma State Guard Act of 1941, the Oklahoma State Guard cannot be federalized and cannot be deployed outside Oklahoma. It is under the administrative command of the Oklahoma Department of the Military. See, Title 44 Oklahoma Statutes, Sections 241-248.[1]

References

  1. ^ "44 OK Stat § 44-41 (2014)". justia.com. Retrieved 20 March 2015. 


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