Requests for Connecticut Military Department Event Support
The Connecticut Military Department (CTMD) is a unique dual-status agency, having both federal and state missions. The federal mission is to maintain properly trained and equipped Connecticut National Guard (CTNG) units for prompt federalization in the event of war, domestic emergencies or other emergencies. The state mission is to coordinate, support and augment federal, state and local authorities in emergency response, to provide emergency response planning and to conduct community service programs. Community support entails partnering with the community and citizens in accordance with applicable law and policy.
If you wish to request military support for your event, please complete and the required form(s) (see below) including any additional information in a formal letter addressed to the Adjutant General. Please submit your request at least 90 days in advance. Be advised – there are a certain legal restrictions on the type of organizations and events to which the CTMD may provide support.
Thank you for your interest in military support for your event. We are Connecticut's Home Team and we hope to be able to promote the positive attributes of military service at your event.
*Please note- The CT National Guard kindly asks that you submit your request for Memorial Day parade support no later than the first week of May each year.
SPECIAL NOTE REGARDING COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS: The Connecticut National Guard will adhere to CDC and DoD Guidelines for all personnel entering a CT National Guard Facility based on community transmission level by county. *Please review the guidelines at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/your-health/covid-by-county.html