Montana National Guard
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When National Guard troops are called to federal service, the President serves as Commander-in-Chief. The federal mission assigned to the National Guard is: "To provide properly trained and equipped units for prompt mobilization for war, National emergency or as otherwise needed."
The Governor may call individuals or units of the Montana National Guard into state service during emergencies or to assist in special situations which lend themselves to use of the National Guard. The state mission assigned to the National Guard is: "To provide trained and disciplined forces for domestic emergencies or as otherwise provided by state law."
- Bibliography of Montana Army National Guard History compiled by the United States Army Center of Military History
- Montana National Guard Magazine - Big Sky Guardian printed by AQP Publishing, Inc