Georgia State Defense Training in Parkside District July 13 & 14

Published On: July 10, 2024
The public is advised that the Georgia State Defense Force will conduct a field training exercise from 7:00 AM on Saturday, July 13 until 5:00 PM on Sunday, July 14 in the Parkside District area of downtown including the Roberts School, Durr Field, and Logan Farm Park area west of Cherokee Street. Smoke canisters may be deployed during the training. The City and Acworth Police Department are aware, and there will be signage in the affected areas.
The Georgia State Defense Force is a component of the Georgia Department of Defense, serving in support of the national and state constitutions under the direction of the Governor and the Adjutant General of Georgia. Mission: When ordered by the Adjutant General, provide an organized, trained, disciplined, rapid-response volunteer force to assist state and local government agencies, and civil relief organizations in impending or actual emergencies to assure the welfare and safety of the citizens of Georgia.
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