State defense forces are military units in the United States that operate under the sole authority of a state government. State defense forces are authorized by state and federal law and are under the command of the governor of each state.
I'm in the process of forming a Cyber Protection Team in Mississippi, as part of the Mississippi State Guard. The Mississippi State Guard is primarily implemented as an auxiliary to the Mississippi National Guard. I thought I'd share the article, in case others might find it interesting.