The mission of the Texas Military Department (TMD) is to provide the Governor and the President with ready and trained forces in support of the citizens of Texas and State and Federal civil/military authorities at home and abroad.

The Texas Military Department is commanded by the Adjutant General of Texas, the state's senior military official appointed by the governor, and is comprised of the Texas Military Department (formerly the Adjutant General's Department), the Texas Army National Guard (TXARNG), the Texas Air National Guard (TXANG), the Texas State Guard (TXSG) and the Domestic Operations Command (DOMOPS).

 

The following are current and archive Press Releases from the Texas Military Department:

October 3, 2017 - Texas Infantry Battalion Deploys to the Horn of Africa

September 4, 2017 - Joint Hurricane Harvey military operations enter new phase of relief efforts

September 4, 2017 - Texas National Guard to Offer Media Embeds aboard Aircraft Providing Food, Water and other Relief Supplies

August 31, 2017 - Texas Military Department to Authorize Media Embeds

August 28, 2017 - UPDATE: Domestic Operations Commander Named Texas Dual Status Command for Hurricane Harvey Recovery Efforts

August 27, 2017 - UPDATE: More than 3,000 Texas Guardsmen Activated for Hurricane Harvey Operations

August 27, 2017 - UPDATE: More than 2,000 Texas Guardsmen Activated for Hurricane Harvey Operations

August 26, 2017 - UPDATE: More than 1,300 Texas Guardsmen Mobilized in Support of Hurricane Harvey

August 25, 2017 - UPDATE: More than 900 Texas Guardsmen Mobilized in Support of Hurricane Harvey

August 24, 2017 - Texas Guardsmen Mobilize in Support of Hurricane Harvey

August 22,  2017 - Texas Military Department Announces Death of Former Adjutant General

August 8, 2017 - Seabrooks resident to be inducted to Texas Hall of Honor

August 8, 2017 - San Antonio resident to be inducted to Texas Military Hall of Honor

August 1, 2017 - Camp Mabry’s STEM outreach program celebrates 5th year

July 11, 2017 - The 36th Infantry Division Welcomes New Commander

July 11, 2017 - Texas National Guard’s 36th Infantry Division Celebrates Centennial Anniversary

July 11, 2017 - The 36th Infantry Division Celebrates 100 Year Anniversary Fact Sheet

June 8, 2017 - Texas Guard Engineers Conduct Redeployment Ceremony

May 24, 2017 - World War II-Close Assault Re-enactments Kick off Saturday, Ends Sunday

May 17, 2017 - Texas Army National Guard Addressing Water Issue at El Campo Armory

May 03, 2017 - Texas State Guard to Conduct Annual Training

April 27, 2017 - Bastrop’s Camp Swift to Perform Demolition Training, this weekend

April 19, 2017 - Texas Military Department Open House and American Heroes Show this Weekend

March 8, 2017 - Civil War Living History Events Kicks off Saturday, End Sunday

March 8, 2017 - Texas State Guard to Hold Honorary Enlistment Ceremony

February 28, 2017 - Texas National Guard partners with international armed forces for annual Best Warrior Competition

February 14, 2017 - Texas National Guard to host coordinated force protection exercise with local first responders 

February 14, 2017 - Texas National Guard Aviation Battalion Deploys to Middle East

January 25, 2017 - Texas National Guard Soldiers deploy to Afghanistan for second rotation

January 25, 2017 - University of Texas graduate appointed to Deputy Adjutant General-Army 

January 24, 2017 - Texas State Guard hosts ribbon cutting for remodeled headquarters building

January 19, 2017 - Texas Army National Guard to conduct final roll call ceremony for honorary member Spc. Rowan Windham

January 11, 2017 - Camp Mabry to hold Youth Fishing Derby Saturday

December 29, 2016 - Texas Army National Guard releases names of deceased soldiers

December 29, 2016 - Update: Texas Army National Guard Helicopter crashes near Houston

December 28, 2016 - Texas Army National Guard Helicopter crashes near Houston

December 8, 2016 - Texas State Guard to Deliver Toys to Cook Children’s Medical Center

December 8, 2016 - Texas State Guard to Deliver Toys to Dallas Area Hospitals

December 8, 2016 - Texas State Guard to Deliver Toys to Midland Hospital

December 8, 2016 - Texas State Guard to Deliver Toys to Amarillo Hospital

December 8, 2016 - Texas State Guard to Deliver Toys to Ronald Mcdonald House

December 8, 2016 - Texas State Guard to Deliver Toys to Tyler Hospital

December 1, 2016 - 36th Infantry Division Deputy Commanding General of Support promotes to the rank of Brigadier General

November 15, 2016 - Texas National Guard trains first female Cavalry Scout in Army

October 13, 2016- Camp Mabry Opens Temporary Gate at 45th Street

October 12, 2016- Active and Reserve Engineer Units Join Forces

October 12, 2016- Active and Reserve Units Join Forces

September 1, 2016 - Texas Military to Conduct Recovery Operations of Apache

August 3, 2016 - Texas National Guardsmen return home from Kuwait

June 30, 2016 - Texas Guardsman To Lead National Guard Bureau

June 25, 2016 - Camp Mabry’s STARBASE outreach program celebrates 4th year of serving Austin-area students

June 25, 2016 - The Texas ChalleNGe Academy-West to graduate 57 Cadets

June 16, 2016 - The Texas ChalleNGe Academy-East to graduate 49 Cadets

May 31, 2016 - Texas National Guardsmen deploy to Middle East

May 31, 2016 - Texas Military Department to Conduct Annual Training across Texas

May 25, 2016 - World War II-Close Assault Re-enactments Kick off Saturday, Ends Sunday

May 25, 2016 - Texas National Guard Soldiers Deploy to Afghanistan

May 11, 2016 - Austin resident to be inducted to Texas Military Hall of Honor

May 11, 2016 - Rockwall resident to be inducted to Texas Military Hall of Honor

May 11, 2016 - Texas Engineer Brigade Welcomes New Commander

April 21, 2016 - Texas Guardsmen Rescue 240 in Southeast Texas floods

April 20, 2016 - Van Native breveted to Army Brigadier General

April 14, 2016 - Texas Military Department Open House Media Day

April 13, 2016 - Texas Military Department to Honor 50th Anniversary of Vietnam War

April 13, 2016 - Texas Military Department Open House and American Heroes Show This Weekend

March 30, 2016 - Texas Military Department Names Executive Director

March 16, 2016 - Texas Guardsmen Mobilize in Support of Texas Floods

March 9, 2016 - Civil War Reenactment Commemorates 150th Anniversary of War’s Last Battle

March 8, 2016 - Paris’ Camp Maxey to Perform Prescribed Burns

March 3, 2016 - Texas State Guard to Perform Community Service Project

March 1, 2016 - Mineral Wells’ Fort Wolters to Perform Prescribed Burns

March 1, 2016 - Texas National Guard to host coordinated force protection exercise with local first responders

February 3, 2016 - Texas National Guard partners with Army Reserve and Chilean armed forces for annual Best Warrior Competition

February 1, 2016 - Brownwood’s Camp Bowie to Perform Prescribed Burns

January 28, 2016 - Texas Air National Guard Welcomes New Commander

January 19, 2016 - Texas Air National Guard names first female one-star general

January 19, 2016 - Bastrop’s Camp Swift to Perform Prescribed Burns

January 19, 2016 - Texas State Guard to Conduct Disaster Training Exercises in Erath County

December 11, 2015 - Texas National Guard to Activate New Cyber Units

November 23, 2015 - Woodmansee Takes Command of 2nd Regiment

November 18, 2015 - Texas Military Department Announces New Air Guard Commander

November 18, 2015 - Texas Military Department Announces Deputy Adjutant General-Air Appointee

November 18, 2015 - Texas National Guard Airborne unit to conduct training operations Saturday

October 12, 2015 - Houston Area Resident Takes Command of 4th Regiment

October 12, 2015 - Texas State Guard Army Component Command Names Chief of Staff

September 30, 2015 - Houston Resident Promoted to Brigadier General

September 28, 2015 - Texas State Guard’s Dallas Area Regiment Welcomes New Commander

August 11, 2015 - Texas State Guard Provides Community Service at Bike-A-Thon

July 22, 2015 - Local Texas State Guard to Perform Community Service Project

July 1, 2015 - Texas Military Department Names Human Resources Director

June 24, 2015 - Texas National Guard’s 36th Infantry Division Band to begin summer concert series

June 24, 2015 - Austin native to be inducted into TXMF Hall of Honor

June 24, 2015 - Elgin resident to be inducted into TXMF Hall of Honor

June 24, 2015 - San Antonio resident to be inducted into TXMF Hall of Honor

June 18, 2015 - Texas National Guard Announces the Death of Soldier

June 17, 2015 - Minuteman Brigade welcomes new commander

June 2, 2015 - Texas State Guard to Conduct Disaster Training Exercises, Provide Medical Outreach Support

May 29, 2015 - Texas Military Forces to Conduct Annual Training Across Texas

May 27, 2015 - Texas State Guard to Conduct Disaster Exercise in Van Zandt County

May 20, 2015 - Texas Military Forces Partners with Local University to Research Alternate Water Sources

May 16, 2015 - Texas Guard on standby in Bryan 

May 14, 2015 - Texas military Forces Mobilizes in Support of Texas Floods

March 31, 2015 - Camp Mabry welcomes new Garrison Commander 

March 24, 2015- Texas National Guard Airborne unit to conduct training operations Saturday

March 23, 2015 - Texas Army National Guard to conduct honorary enlistment for child battling rare disorder

February 17, 2015 - Austin’s Camp Mabry to hold force protection exercise

February 4, 2015 - Hewitt Resident Named Texas Military Forces’ Senior Enlisted Advisor

January 9, 2015 - Texas Special Forces Soldier to play in Medal of Honor Bowl

December 18, 2014 - Texas National Guard Cavalry Regiment Deploys to Sinai Peninsula

December 17, 2014 - Texas State Guard to Deliver Toys to Austin Area Hospital

December 16, 2014 - Texas State Guard to Deliver Toys to Houston Area Hospitals

December 11, 2014 - Texas State Guard to Deliver Toys to Dallas Area Hospitals

December 5, 2014 - 36th Infantry Division Commander the be Promoted to Major General

December 3, 2014 - Texas State Guard Reactivates Unit in Kilgore, Assigns Commander

November 19, 2014 - Bryan Native Named Texas Military Forces' Senior Enlisted Advisor

November 16, 2014 - Texas National Guard Engineers Prepare to Mobilize for West Africa

November 06, 2014 - World War II Re-enactments Kick off Saturday, Ends Sunday

November 06, 2014 - Mineral Wells’ Fort Wolters to Perform Controlled Burns

October 3, 2014 - Texas National Guard Partners with Texas Task Force 1 for Swift Water Rescue Training

September 30, 2014 - Brig. Gen. Gerald "Jake" Betty to Assume Command of Texas State Guard on Saturday

September 19, 2014 - Texas Military Forces' to assist State Search Teams with recovery of deceased victims in Brooks City

September 9, 2014 -  Texas Airman Promoted to the Rank of Brigadier General

September 2, 2014 - Camp Swift to Perform Prescribed Burns

August 28, 2014 - Texas National Guard Service Members Fully Resourced

August 26, 2014 - Brig. Gen. Gerald "Jake" Betty to Assume Command of Texas State Guard

July 30, 2014 - 36th Infantry Division Concludes Annual Training 

July 21, 2014 - Gov. Perry activates Texas National Guard to Southern Border

July 18, 2014 - 36th Infantry Division Conducts Annual Training

July 2, 2014 - TXMF State Family Programs set to Open New Remote Family Assistance Center

June 18, 2014 - Texas Army National Guard's 36th Infantry Division Welcomes New Commander

June 9, 2014 - Public Running Track at Camp Mabry to Close for Renovations

June 6, 2014 - Barrow to Head Army National Guard G-3 Training, Plans and Operations Department

June 5, 2014 - Local Mansfield Resident Participating in Disaster Response Training

June 5, 2014 - North Texas Guardsmen Participating in Training with Local Agencies

June 5, 2014 - Erath County Resident Participating in disaster Response Training

June 3, 2014 - Texas State Guard to Conduct Simulated Disaster Exercise in Greater Dallas Area

Apr. 26, 2014 - Longtime Round Rock Resident Promoted to Brigadier General

Apr. 22, 2014 - Texas Military Forces' Open House and Air Show This Weekend

Apr. 11, 2014 - Texas Airman Named Air National Guard's Senior Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year

Apr. 10, 2014 - Texas Military Forces Open House and Air Show Media Day

Apr. 8, 2014 - University of Texas Graduate Promoted to Air Guard Major General

Apr. 4, 2014 - Lukfin's Joint Reserve Center renamed after local veteran

Apr. 2, 2014 - Texas National Guard New Recruits Compete for Texas Strong Best Warrior

Mar. 25, 2014 - Mineral Wells' Fort Wolters to Perform Prescribed Burns

Mar. 25, 2014 - Paris' Camp Maxey to Perform Prescribed Burns

Mar. 25, 2014 - Batrop's Camp Swift to Perform Prescribed Burns

Mar. 18, 2014 - Department of the Army Force Structure Changes to Texas National Guard

Mar. 17, 2014 - Austin's Camp Mabry to hold force protection exercise

Feb. 20, 2014 - Texas Guardsmen certify to conduct regional, life-saving mission

Feb. 11, 2014 - San Angelo Engineers Deploy to Afghanistan

Feb. 5, 2014 - Brownwood's Camp Bowie to Perform Prescribed Burns

Feb. 5, 2014 - Texas National Guard Soldiers, Airmen to compete for Best Warrior, Bastrop County Resolution to honor event

Feb. 3, 2014 - Bastrop's Camp Swift to Perform Prescribed Burns

Jan. 9, 2014 - Local National Guard and Reserve Units Open Joint Training Center in Austin, Induct Aircraft to Fleet

Jan. 7, 2014 - Bastrop's Camp Swift to Perform Prescribed Burns