"Nonlethal weapons are not a substitute for firearms. You don't take a Taser to a gunfight. But if they are used early enough, you can prevent the escalation to violence."
-Maj. Tom White, National Guard Bureau
Guard enlisted leaders get a lesson in nonlethal weapons
National Guard Public Affairs Rapid Response Team
What is it?
The National Guard Public Affairs Rapid Response Team (PARRT) is a joint, self-sustainable, first-responder capability dedicated to supporting a state or territory during a natural or man-made crisis.
What has the National Guard done?
Approximately 3,000 participants recently completed Exercise Vigilant Guard, a three-day, National Guard-hosted exercise in Beaufort, SC. Some fifteen Army and Air National Guard PA professionals, officers and enlistees, civilians and contractors, from several states and the National Guard Bureau (NGB), deployed to a simulated large-scale earthquake and set up a fully functional forward, interagency joint information center (JIC).
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Information Papers with " 2008 Army Posture Statement"
- 2008 Strategic Communication Guide - Read the 2008 Army Strategic Communication Guide for key messages and updates
- Strategic Communication Coordination Group (SCCG) Workspace
- Army Public Affairs Portal
- Stories of Valor
Saturday, June 14, 2008: The U.S. Army Birthday Ball