|To provide the state and its political subdivisions with operationally ready units and personnel to protect life and property and to preserve the internal security of the state when ordered by the Governor.
The New Hampshire National Guard, along with other state agencies, assists the State Office of Emergency Management in time of natural disaster. The Guard may also be called upon to assist the New Hampshire State Police during civil unrest, or the NH Fish and Game Department for search and rescue operations.
New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery
The Adjutant General's Department is responsible for the operations of The New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery. The New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery is located in Boscawen, NH. The New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery provides a dignified final resting place to honor veterans.
To provide the Departments of the Army and the Air Force with operationally ready units and personnel in support of the Total Force, and for war or national emergency as ordered by the President; upon declaration of war by the Congress; or as otherwise specified by federal law.
The New Hampshire National Guard continues to provide support to federal and state law enforcement agencies with counterdrug operations around the state. National Guard personnel and resources have been primarily assigned to reconnaissance and surveillance missions associated with NH's efforts to interdict and eradicate illegal drugs.
As a community based organization, members of the National Guard provide support to local organizations, town fairs and civic action projects, whenever possible. The National Guard routinely provides support for Boy Scouts of America, Girl Scouts of United State of America, American Red Cross, the Civil Air Patrol and community groups which provide much needed services that benefit the people of New Hampshire.