National Guard is the first military responder in all domestic
emergencies. We stand ready, reliable, essential and accessible. The
National Guard is in approximately 3,200 communities in all 54 states,
territories and DC.
The following User Agreement (“Agreement”) governs the use of official
Department of Defense social media sites and pages to include social
networking pages, web blogs and file sharing sites, along with all
policies applicable to the .mil domain.
Please read the rules
contained in this Agreement carefully. You can access this Agreement any
time. Your use of any aspect of the Web sites will constitute your
agreement to comply with these rules. If you cannot agree with these
rules, please do not use the Web sites.
The Agreement may be
modified from time to time; the date of the most recent revisions will
appear on this page, so check back often. Continued access of the Web
site by you will constitute your acceptance of any changes or revisions
to the Agreement.
Your failure to follow these rules, whether
listed below or in bulletins posted at various points in the Web site,
may result in suspension or termination of your access to the Web site,
COMMENTS BY OTHERS ARE NOT ENDORSED
The Department of Defense does not necessarily endorse, support,
sanction, encourage, verify or agree with the comments, opinions, or
statements posted on the Web site. Any information or material placed
online, including advice and opinions, are the views and responsibility
of those making the comments and do not necessarily represent the views
of The Department of Defense, the United States Government or its third
party service providers. By submitting a comment for posting, you agree
that the Department of Defense, the United States Government and its
third party service providers are not responsible, and shall have no
liability to you, with respect to any information or materials posted by
others, including defamatory, offensive or illicit material, even
material that violates this Agreement.
EDITING AND DELETIONS
The Department of Defense reserves the right, but undertakes no duty,
to review, edit, move or delete any material submitted as a comment to
the information provided for display or placed on the social media web
sites in its sole discretion, without notice. Comments submitted to
these sites will be reviewed and a representative sample may be posted
on the Web site, or in the case of social networking sites,
inappropriate comments may be deleted at the sole discretion of the
Department of Defense. We hope to receive submissions from all
viewpoints, but we ask that all participants agree to the following
Terms of Participation:
* To ensure constructive questions, please post only questions directly related and relevant to the Department of Defense.
* Refrain from posting questions that contain threats, obscenity,
material that would violate the law if published here, abusive,
defamatory or sexually explicit material.
* Submissions containing the following will be deleted:
o Contains obscene or threatening language or discrimination
(hate speech) based on race, sex, gender, religion, national origin,
age, or disability.
o Promotes services or products (not including non-commercial links that are relevant to the topic)
o Includes any personal or sensitive information (phone numbers, email or postal addresses)
o Operational Security (OPSEC). All personnel (including
families and friends of service members) have a responsibility to ensure
that no information that might put our military members in jeopardy or
would be of use to our adversaries is posted to websites that are
readily accessible to the public. Not surprisingly, that information
includes, among other things, technical information, operation plans,
troop movement schedules, current and future locations of military units
and ships, descriptions of overseas bases, details of weapons system,
or discussions of areas frequented by service members overseas. Other
information that’s not as obvious but should also not be discussed in an
open forum includes daily military activities and operations, equipment
status, unit morale, and results of operations. Any of these topics, if
released in an open medium, have the ability to provide our adversaries
opportunities to harm our military members.
(including Advertising Links) The appearance of external hyperlinks does
not constitute endorsement by the United States Department of Defense
of the linked web sites, or the information, products or services
contained therein. The United States Department of Defense does not
exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at
these locations. All links are provided consistent with the stated
purpose of these Department of Defense (DoD) web sites.
DISCLAIMER: Reference herein to any specific commercial products,
process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or
otherwise, does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement,
recommendation, or favoring by the United States Government. The views
and opinions of authors expressed herein do not necessarily state or
reflect those of the United States Government, and shall not be used for
advertising or product endorsement purposes. With respect to documents
available from this server, neither the United States Government nor any
of its service members or employees, makes any warranty, express or
implied, including the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a
particular purpose, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for
the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information,
apparatus, product, or process disclosed, or represents that its use
would not infringe privately owned rights.ought to be included.
Please let us know about existing external links which you believe are
inappropriate and about specific additional external links which you
believe ought to be included.
Thank you for your continued support of the National Guard.