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The Texas State Guard (TXSG) is one of three branches of the Texas Military Forces (TXMF), reporting to The Texas Adjutant General located at Texas Military Forces HQ, Camp Mabry (Austin), Texas. The Commander in Chief of the Texas Military Forces is the Governor of Texas. The other two branches are the Texas Army National Guard (TXARNG) and the Texas Air National Guard (TXANG).
The TXSG has four major Sub-Commands: Army, Air, Maritime and Medical.
"TEXANS SERVING TEXAS"
Army - To provide trained soldiers for Defense Support to Civil Authorities (DSCA), support the Texas Army National Guard, and non-governmental organizations (NGO).
Air - The mission of the Air Wings is to provide mission-capable airmen as a force multiplier for the Texas Air National Guard and for other missions in support of homeland security through Defense Support to Civil Authorities (DSCA).
Maritime - The mission of the Texas Maritime Regiment (TMR) is provide highly trained military personal for Defense Support to Civil Authorities (DSCA), for operations in the maritime, littoral, and riverine environments in support of homeland defense and in response to man-made or natural disasters.
Medical - The mission of the Texas Medical Brigade (TMB) is to augment health and medical support in times of need. TMB maintains a highly trained force that is rapidly deployable to provide appropriately qualified Health, Medical and Support personnel in accordance with the Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA) missions.
Originally posted by Helmkat
Originally posted by nataylor
This isn't a bill, it's a non-binding resolution. It doesn't create any legal obligations on anyone or anything. It's basically just a way for the Legislature to say "we agree with this statement."
Heck, the Texas Legislature once passed a resolution honoring the Boston Strangler: www.snopes.com...
Indeed, this stuff is as strong as tissue paper in the rain. Totally without teeth or resolve. Hardly even news worthy in my opinion.
[edit on 18-2-2009 by Helmkat]
Originally posted by whitewave
reply to post by Albertarocks
Not insulted, brother. I see the lines being drawn which can only mean that someone wants to cross them.
Seeing all these states declare their 10th amendment rights reminds me of a fight on the school grounds. The bully (Feds) start pushing the little guy (us) and the little guy sticks out his chin defiantly (declaration of 10th amendment rights). I just hope we don't all get knocked on our collective a**.
Still, if the little guy doesn't stand up for himself he will continue to get his lunch money stolen, wedgied, and hung up on a locker hook. I think if the states stand United against the bully Fed we have a good chance of ending the swirlies once and for all.
Originally posted by arizonascott
States should already be forming their own militia or State run units so that the States that are claiming sovereignty are prepared and on the same page in case we have to revolt against the Federal security structure.
Originally posted by Outlawstar
Originally posted by Anonymous Avatar
reply to post by NatureBoy
At some level this is all planned and engineered.
Thats actually a good point.........how are we supposed to know when we are and arent being led into something anymore........do what feels right I suppose, then there will hopefully be no regrets for anyone^^
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Idaho (Introduced by the House State Affairs Committee by a vote of 13-4 on 03-04-09.)
South Dakota (passed house on 03-03-09 by a vote of 51-18, passed senate on 03-05-09 by a vote of 20-14)
Kentucky (2nd resolution introduced on 02/24)
Arkansas (failed in committee on 03-04-09)
South Carolina (passed house on 02-26-09, introduced in senate on 03-03-09)
Texas (senate resolution introduced on 03-04-09)
New Hampshire (resolution killed in house on 03-04-09: 216-150)
Michigan (senate version introduced 03-03-09)
Oklahoma (passed house on 02/18/09, senate version passed 25-17 on 03-04-09)
House Committee on State Affairs (C450)
Chair: Rep. Burt R. Solomons
Vice Chair: Rep. Jose Menendez
Members: Rep. Byron Cook
Rep. Tom Craddick
Rep. David Farabee
Rep. Pete Gallego
Rep. Charlie Geren
Rep. Patricia Harless
Rep. Harvey Hilderbran
Rep. Delwin Jones
Rep. Eddie Lucio III
Rep. Diana Maldonado
Rep. Rene Oliveira
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Affirming that the State of Texas claims sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the U.S. Constitution, serving notice to the federal government to cease and desist certain mandates, and providing that certain federal legislation be prohibited or repealed.