Virginia Defense Force – Regulations

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Virginia Defense Force Regulations

Height-Weight Requirements for Recruitment into the VDF DEC 2015 Height-Weight
Chief National Guard Bureau Instruction (replaces National Guard Bureau Regulation 10-4) JUN 2017 CNGBI
Authorized Abbreviations SEP 2015 VDFR 25-52
Office Symbols SEP 2017 VDFR 25-59
Financial Operations and Procurement JAN 2014 VDFR 37-1
Budget Planning and Programming JAN 2014 VDFR 37-2
Reserve (Active Ready, Standby Reserve, and Individual Ready Reserve) FEB 2017 VDFR 140-1
Chaplain Corps Activities AUG 2017 VDFR 165-1
Virginia Defense Force Background Checks APRIL 2018 VDFR 380-67
Safety Program SEP 2014 VDFR 385-10-1
Safety Program – Accident Investigation and Reporting SEP 2014 VDFR 385-10-2
Safety Program – Public, Family, and Seasonal Safety SEP 2014 VDFR 385-10-3
Safety Program – Radiation Safety Management SEP 2014 VDFR 385-10-4
Safety Program – Safety Award Program SEP 2014 VDFR 385-10-5
Safety Program – System Safety Management SEP 2014 VDFR 385-10-6
Safety Program – Training Requirements SEP 2014 VDFR 385-10-7
Safety Program – Motor Vehicle Accident Prevention SEP 2014 VDFR 385-10-8
Safety Program – Sustaining Personnel SEP 2014 VDFR 385-10-9
Safety Program – Supporting the Home Station and Industrial Base SEP 2014 VDFR 385-10-10
Line of Duty Policy, Procedures, and Investigations APR 2015 VDFR 600-8-4
DMA Accident Report and Investigation Form (Connected with VDFR 600-8-4) APR 2015 Example
DMA Accident Report (Connected with VDFR 600-8-4) APR 2015 Report
Identification Cards DEC 2015 VDFR 600-8-14
Enlisted And Officer Reductions (Voluntary) DEC 2015 VDFR 600-8-38
Military Human Resource Records Management FEB 2017 VDFR 600-8-104
Personnel and Administrative Procedures OCT 2006 VDFR 600-10
Special Classification for Vehicle FINAL NOV 2014 VDFR 600-90
Appointment of Commissioned and Warrant Officers (Supersedes the provisions of VDF Regulation 600-10, Chapter 2) JUL 2016 VDFR 601-100
Enlisted Personnel (Supersedes the provisions of VDF Regulation 600-10, Chapter 2) JUL 2016 VDFR 601-210
Performance Evaluation System (See Form 623-3) FEB 2016 VDFR 623-3
Personnel Promotions MAR 2016 VDFR 624-1
Chain of Command and Insignia of Rank FEB 2015 VDFR 624-1A
Military Customs and Courtesies SEP 2009 VDFR 624-1B
General and Special Orders SEP 2009 VDFR 624-1C
Hand Held Radio Operations SEP 2009 VDFR 624-1D
Close Order Dismounted Drill SEP 2009 VDFR 624-1E
Promotion Eligibility and Screening Report (formerly 624-1X) AUG 2015 Form 624-1-1
Retirement OCT 2016 VDFR 635-1
Uniform Regulation FEB 2016 VDFR 670-1
Awards Program (supersedes Award Policy 672-5 April 2013) NOV 2017 VDFR 600-8-22
Noncommissioned Officer of the Year NOV 2015 VDFR 672-10
Personnel Assets Attendance and Unit Strength Accounting MAY 2015 VDFR 680-1
Logistics Procedures OCT 2013 VDFR 710-2
FORM: Fixed Accounting and Control System MAR 2011 VDFR 710-2A
FORM: Controlled Inventory of VDF Equipment Less Than $500.00 MAR 2011 VDFR 710-2B
VDFR 710-2 (Appendix A & B) {Fillable FORM} MAR 2011 VDFR 710-2A&B
Hand Receipts JAN 1982 VDFR 710-2C
Individual Issued Uniforms / Equipment Receipt OCT 2013 VDFR 710-2D
Request for Issue or Turn-In **** Temporary Hand Receipt **** DEC 2011 VDFR 710-2E
Request for issue or Turn-In **** Multiple Item Request **** AUG 2011 VDFR 710-2F

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Virginia Defense Force Pamphlets

Additional Duty Safety Off-NCO (1) JAN 2014 VDFP 385-1
Severe Wx Safety Guidelines JUN 2013 VDFP 385-3
Thermal Injuries JUN 2013 VDFP 385-4
Safety Program SEP 2014 VDFP 385-10-1
Safety Program – Safety Award Program SEP 2014 VDFP 385-10-5
Safety Program – Training Requirements SEP 2014 VDFP 385-10-7
Safety Program – Supporting the Home Station and Industrial Base SEP 2014 VDFP 385-10-10

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Virginia Defense Force Memorandums


Personnel and Administrative Guidance for All Commands AUG 2014 Personnel & Admin Guidance
G-1 Memo SAD Pay MAY 2016 G-1 Memo 26MAY2016
G-1 Memo Promotion Order Authority MAY 2016 G-1 Memo 27MAY2016
CSA 2016 Military Associations JUN 2016 CSA 2016
Memo VDF Leave DEC 2016 Memo DEC 2016
CNGB 2017 Military Associations MAR 2017 CNGB 2017
Memo Volunteer Hours Reporting JUL 2017 Memo 02JUL17
G-1 Memo Disposition of MHHRs for Separated VDF Personnel APR 2018 G-1 Memo 22APR2018
TAG Memorandum Military Associations MAY 2018 TAG Memo – Military Associations

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TAG Command Policy

State Active Duty (15-024) NOV 2015 15-024

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Virginia Defense Force Command Policy Letters (CPL)

CPL 09-02 10FEB09 – Sensitive Item Accountability FEB_09 CPL 09-02
CPL 09-09 04JUN09 – Use Voyager Fuel Cards JUN_09 CPL 09-09
CPL 09-10 11JUN09 – CG Open Door Policy JUN_09 CPL 09-10
CPL 09-11 23JUN09 -Right VDF Member IG Access JUN_09 CPL 09-11
CPL 09-12 30JUN09 -VDF Command E-Mail Policy JUN_09 CPL 09-12
CPL 09-13 15DEC09- VDF BN Command Tour Policy DEC_09 CPL 09-13
CPL 10-01 19JAN10 -VDF Service Beyond 65 Years JAN_10 CPL 10-01
CPL 10-05 06MAY10 -VDF Grooming Standards Uniform Wear MAY_10 CPL 10-05
CPL 12-01 08JUL12 – VDF OFF SR NCO CMD Staff Assign Prof DEV Policy JUL_12 CPL 12-01
CPL 14-02 04SEP 14 – Applicability of National Guard and Army Publications, Manuals, and Pamphlets; United States Codes as applicable. SEP 2014 CPL 14-02
CPL 15-01 01SEP15 Firearms SEP 2015 CPL 15-01
CPL 16-01 01JUN16 – VDF Ground Search and Rescue (GSAR) JUN 2016 CPL 16-01
CPL16-02 (amended from 14-01) – Policy Letter Sexual Harrassment Rev 9_19_16 SEP 2016 CPL 16-02
CPL18-01 11APR18 – VDF Command Policy Letters No Longer in Force APR 2018 CPL 18-01
CPL 18-02 11APR18 – Amateur Radio License Tabs APR 2018 CPL 18-02
CPL 18-003 27NOV18 – Active Detachment Schedule NOV 2018 CPL 18-003

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Virginia Defense Force Sexual Harassment Policy

Sexual Harassment Prevention and Response Guidance APR 2017 PDF
Sexual Harassment Policy Quiz – Units shall request the answer key from either the G-1 or the ACTDET. APR 2017 Quiz
Command Policy Letter CG 0?-13 DEC 2013 0?-13
Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Presentation FEB 2017 PDF

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Virginia Defense Force Supporting Documents

Code of Virginia and Virginia Defense Force References CURRENT VA Code
House Armed Services Committee Report 108-491 NOV 2005 RPT 108-491
George J. Stein. State Defense Forces: The Missing Link in National Security SEP 1984 Report

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