Department of the Military


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To provide highly trained and competent Army and Air National Guard units and individuals that will quickly respond to state emergencies and federal missions, and to support the South Dakota Wing of the Civil Air Patrol.


The most professional, competent and reliable state National Guard organization in the United States of America.

MG Marlette

Major General Jeffrey P. Marlette
Adjutant General (click for bio)

Steve Harding
Deputy Secretary
Connie Hohn
Budget and Finance Director

To Contact Us:

Soldiers & Sailors
Memorial Building

425 East Capitol Avenue
Pierre, SD 57501

(605) 773-3269

In South Dakota
Toll Free

Fax: (605) 773-5380

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