Troop Command

  • Maryland Defense Force (MDDF) Mission Statement:

    The Maryland Defense Force shall have the primary mission of providing competent and supplemental professional, technical, and military support to the Maryland Army National Guard, the Maryland Air National Guard, and the Maryland Emergency Management Agency.  The Maryland Defense Force shall also have such other duties and missions as it may be assigned from time to time by competent authority. 

  • Troop Command Vision Statement:

    Troop Command, MDDF is an agile, adaptive, and resilient unit that leads with honor and integrity in the support, care, and development of our Soldiers, civilians, and families.

  • Troop Command Mission Statement: 

    The primary mission of the Troop Command, Maryland Defense Force is to command, control, and supervise Maryland Defense Force units attached to the Troop Command and to provide manned, trained and equipped field force packaged units capable of immediate expansion and available for service in time of a natural or man made national emergency or when appropriate to augment the Maryland Military Department consisting of the Army National Guard, Air National Guard and Maryland Emergency Management Agency.


    • Ready to Respond When Called
    • Taking Care of People First
    • Responsible Community Engagement
    • Unparalled Commitment to Stewardship
    • Effectively Communicating Within the Organization
  • Join Us
  • If you have an interest and a strong desire to learn and work in the field please join the MDDF with an assignment to Troop Command unit.