Mississippi State Guard

Component of the Mississippi Military Department

  • Personnel, with no prior military service, receive basic military training in the wear and appearance of their uniform, military structure and ranking system, military chain of command, rendering proper honors and respect to those appointed over them, etc.
  •  Mississippi State Guard personnel receive the same Military OccupationSpecialty (MOS) training, in the field of Military Police, and other fields, as regular National Guard personnel.
  •  Emergency management is one of the main missions, of the Mississippi State Guard. Because of this, all Mississippi State Guard personnel are required to complete many emergency management training courses, offered by FEMA. These classes include:

 FEMA Course ListUse this link to search for courses in case the links below fail. 

  Course Title

IS-1.aEmergency Manager: An Orientation to the Position - (2/7/2013)
IS-100.bIntroduction to Incident Command System, ICS-100 - (10/31/2013)
IS-102.cPreparing for Federal Disaster Operations: FEMA Response Partners - (10/31/2013)
IS-106.13Workplace Violence Awareness Training 2013 - (10/31/2013)
IS-120.aAn Introduction to Exercises - (1/23/2008)
IS-130Exercise Evaluation and Improvement Planning - (1/23/2008)
IS-139Exercise Design
IS-20.14Diversity Awareness - (1/2/2014)
IS-200.bICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents - (10/31/2013)
IS-21.14Civil Rights and FEMA Disaster Assistance - (1/2/2014)
IS-22Are You Ready? An In-depth Guide to Citizen Preparedness - (10/31/2013)
IS-230.dFundamentals of Emergency Management - (12/16/2013)
IS-235.bEmergency Planning - (10/31/2013)
IS-240.aLeadership & Influence - (10/31/2013)
IS-244.bDeveloping and Managing Volunteers - (3/29/2013)
IS-26Guide to Points of Distribution - (8/11/2010)
IS-33.14FEMA Initial Ethics Orientation 2014 - (1/2/2014)
IS-35.13FEMA Safety Orientation 2013 - (10/31/2013)
IS-37Managerial Safety and Health - (10/31/2013)
IS-700.aNational Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction - (10/31/2013)
IS-701.aNIMS Multiagency Coordination System (MACS) Course - (10/12/2010)
IS-75Military Resources in Emergency Management - (2/25/2011)
IS-775EOC Management and Operations - (8/6/2008)
IS-800.bNational Response Framework, An Introduction - (10/31/2013)
IS-906Workplace Security Awareness - (10/31/2013)


  • The above Emergence Management Training leads to a certification as a Military Emergency Management Specialist (MEMS), through the State Guard Association of the United States (SGAUS).


  • The mission of the SGAUS Military Emergency Management Specialist (MEMS) training program is to promote the advancement of knowledgeand practice of emergency management and to prepare members andother participants to perform effectively in local, state and nationalemergency management exercises and mobilizations.

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