National Guard

International Affairs Division (NGB-IA)

Mission: Advises the Chief, National Guard Bureau (NGB) and other senior leadership as appropriate. Develops National Guard policy and formulates strategy for international cooperative efforts in direct support of the National Military and National Security Strategies. Integrates National Guard capabilities into the Secretary of Defense Security Cooperation Plan, Combatant Commanders' Theater Security Cooperation Plan (TSCP) and Ambassadors' Mission Performance Plan. Develops and implements National Guard participation in international civil military operations.