|Area of Operations:
|| State Wide
|| Maritime Affairs
|| BGen (MC) Brian Smallwood
|| CAPT Joe Cave
|Chief of Staff:
|| CAPT Kenneth Rigoulot
|| Master Chief (MCPO) Gary Parker
|| LTJG Frank Hooton, Email: Frank.Hooton@txsg.state.tx.us 830-446-6432
|| Chief David Ocasio, Email: David.Ocasio@txsg.state.tx.us 512-568-9889
|Public Affairs Officer:
|| LCDR Dale Laine, Email: Dale.Laine@txsg.state.tx.us. 512-922-4430
The Texas Maritime Regiment (TMAR) is one of four major components of the Texas State Guard (TXSG) which include the Army Component, the Air Division, and the Texas Medical Brigade. The newest of the TXSG regiments, TMAR, was formed in 2006. With more than 200 members, TMAR provides mission-ready volunteer military forces – with a unique maritime focus – for operations in support of homeland security, natural disasters and state agencies.
The Maritime Regiment specifically embraces the unique structure and traditions of America’s Naval and Marine forces in preparing troops to carry out duties related to Texas’ land, marine, littoral and riverine environments. In the interest of creating the most effective response team, TMAR has forged working relationships with various groups such as the U.S. Coast Guard, Texas Parks and Wildlife, Texas Forest Service, and the Lower Colorado River Authority. The Regiment‘s members are true volunteers who willingly accept military discipline, orders and training to answer the call to meet urgent human needs in times of peril or crisis. TMAR’s unique scope of missions include operations along the State’s hundreds of miles of coastline, its lakes and shorelines, and the rivers which define Texas’s borders – from the northernmost canyons of Texas’s Panhandle to the Gulf of Mexico.
CALL 830-446-6432 FOR MORE INFORMATION