The Department of Emergency and Military Affairs (DEMA) consists of the Arizona National Guard (Air, Army, Joint Task Force), the Division of Emergency Management and the Division of Administrative Services. DEMA provides unique capabilities and services to the citizens of Arizona in three distinct roles: community, state and federal.
PHOENIX - More than two dozen Soldiers with the Arizona Army National Guard’s 159th Finance Detachment were recognized during a deployment send-off ceremony Oct. 15, at Petty Crew Armory located at Papago Park Military Reservation in Phoenix.
The 159th FI DET is scheduled to deploy to Afghanistan for approximately nine months in support of Operation Freedom Sentinel.
PHOENIX— Guardsmen and civilian employees came together Sept. 30 at Papago Park Military Reservation to celebrate the diversity that makes the Department of Emergency and Military Affairs an effective and inclusive agency.
More than 200 Soldiers, Airmen and civilians from throughout the agency gathered to watch festive performance groups from various cultures including Ballet Folklorico Fuego de Phoenix and the Fushicho Daiko Drummers to name a few.