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When can states utilize National Guard through EMAC? 

Assisting States may deploy National Guard personnel to Requesting States for humanitarian purposes under State Active Duty or under Title 32. According to EMAC’s Article of Agreement XIII, National Guard personnel may not be deployed for military purposes outside their home state.

  • What duty status can National Guard deploy through EMAC? +

    National Guard resources deploy through State Active Duty or Title 32 when command and control is under the control of the governor of the home state.

    When under ccommand and control of the President of the United States, the National Guard resources deploy under Title 10 outside of EMAC.

  • How much do states request National Guard resources from other states? +

    National GuardWhen it ratified EMAC, the U.S. Congress specifically intended that National Guard forces would be deployed under the Compact.

    States routinely request and deploy National Guard personnel and equipment through EMAC in both Title 32 and State Active Duty status. Records show that approximately 70% of assistance requested and received in catastrophic events are National Guard.

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