Homeland Response Force (HRF)
Anytime, Anywhere, No Notice ~ When directed by the Secretary of Defense, coordinated by the Chief of the National Guard Bureau, and upon consent of the Governor(s) during major or catastrophic chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear incidents, the Homeland Response Force (HRF) and Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and High-Yield Explosive (CBRNE) Enhanced Response Force Package (CERFP) alerts, recalls and deploys critical command and control (C2) and lifesaving capabilities within six hours. On order, HRF and CERFP deploy and conduct C2, search and extraction, mass casualty decontamination and medical stabilization in order to save lives and mitigate human suffering.
BUCKEYE GUARD ~ June 2021
By Senior Master Sgt. Ralph Branson,
121st Air Refueling Wing Public Affairs
Always ready, always there!
The Homeland Response Force medical group, an Ohio National Guard unit that specializes in saving lives and reducing human suffering during a natural, man-made or terrorist incident in the United States, is staying prepared through training exercises.