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WVC 15 - 1 - 4 §15-1-4. Active service -- Authority of governor to require; state duty ordered by adjutant general.
a. The governor may order all or any part of the organized militia and the state guard or any other person with their consent to active service of the state and all members of the organized militia and the state guard shall be liable for such service.

b. The governor may order the organized militia or any part thereof to serve outside the borders of the state and of the United States in order to perform military duty and to participate in parades, review, conferences, encampments, maneuvers, and other training, to participate in military competitions and to attend service schools.

c. The adjutant general may order the organized militia or any part thereof or any military personnel of the national guard or any other person with his consent to state duty within or without the state and with or without compensation.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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