Virginia Defense Force Training and Training Information

This page is continually updated. Currently, you will find the required Orientation Course and Level IIA study
guide and answer sheet. Upon your enlistment, you are encourged to start these two studies right away.
You may print out your answer sheet and take it to your unit for grading. Be sure to keep a copy of all of your
tests and certificates in your own file.


VDF Orientation Course

VDF Orientation Course

VDF Orientation Course Test Questions

VDF Orientation Course Test Answer Sheet


VDF Level IIA Course

VDF Level IIA Course

VDF Level IIA Course Test Questions

VDF Level IIA Course Test Answer Sheet


VDF NCOLD - Non-Commissioned Officers Leadership Training

VDF NCOLD Self Study Course

VDF NCOLD Course Test Questions

VDF NCOLD Course Test Answer Sheet


FEMA (Independent Course Study)

Below are the 4 required FEMA IS courses necessary to become state-active duty ready. You are encouraged to continue your training with these courses after you have completed the VDF Orientation and Level IIA.

FEMA - IS-100 - Introduction to Incident Command System

FEMA - IS-200 - ICS for Single Resources and Single Action Incidents

FEMA - IS-700 - NIMS: An Introduction

FEMA - IS-800b - National Incident Framework: An Introduction

FEMA - IS-317 - Introduction to Community Emergency Response Teams


MEMS (State Guard Association)

Military Emergency Management Specialist Academy





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