State Active Duty/State Special Duty

 


Year Mission Begin Date End Date Catagory
         
1875 Mine Labor Strikes 3 June 1875 14 June 1875 Strike Duty
1877 Railroad Strike 22 July 1877 10 August 1877 Strike Duty
1891 Mine Labor Strikes 2 April 1891 18 April 1891 Strike Duty
1892 Mine Labor Strikes 10 July 1892 28 July 1892 Strike Duty
1894 Mine Labor Strikes 21 June 1894 3 July 1894 Strike Duty
1897 Mine Labor Strikes 11 July 1897 28 September 1897 Strike Duty
1900 Anthracite Strike 22 September 1900 29 October 1900 Strike Duty
1902 Anthracite Strike 30 July 1902 2 November 1902 Strike Duty
1922 Civil unrest in various parts of the State 20 July 1922 27 July 1922 Civil Unrest
1925 Lost Aircraft 6 October 1925 7 October 1925 Search and Rescue
1936 Floods 17 March 1936 31 March 1936 Flood Duty
1940 Floods 31 March 1940 11 April 1940 Flood Duty
1950 Floods 26 November 1950 30 November 1950 Flood Duty
1955 Floods (Diane) 19 August 1955 29 August 1955 Flood Duty
1956 Heavy Snow 23 November 1956 26 November 1956 Snow Storm
1963 Mine Disaster 23 August 1963 27 August 1963 Search and Rescue
1966 Airplane Crash 9 May 1966 10 May 1966 Airplane Crash
1966 Manhunt for Kidnapper 18 May 1966 18 May 1966  
1966 Mine Fire 24 November 1966 18 January 1967  
1967 Trucker's Strike 3 October 1967 4 October 1967 Strike Duty
1967 Trucker's Strike 7 October 1967 8 October 1967 Strike Duty
1968 Civil Distrubance 6 April 1968 13 April 1968 Civil Unrest
1969 Civil Distrubance 22 July 1969 28 July 1969 Civil Unrest
1970 Trucker's Strike 2 May 1970 3 May 1970 Strike Duty
1970 Trucker's Strike 16 May 1970 17 May 1970

Strike Duty

1970 Armory Security 3 September 1970 9 September 1970 Security
1971 Armory Security 24 August 1971 25 August 1971 Security
1971 Floods 14 September 1971 15 September 1971 Flood Duty
1971 Floods 18 September 1971 19 September 1971 Flood Duty
1971 Floods 20 September 1971 26 September 1971 Flood Duty
1972 Unrest in Harrisburg 26 March 1972 1 April 1972 Civil Unrest
1972 Armory Security 10 May 1972 14 May 1972 Security
1972 Potential Civil Disturbance 10 May 1972 11 May 1972 Civil Unrest
1972 Hurricane Agnes Floods 22 June 1972 6 August 1972 Flood Duty
1972 Security Patrol 17 December 1972 18 December 1972 Security
1973 Food Distribution 12 July 1973 13 July 1973  
1974 Trucker Strike 1 February 1974 10 February 1974 Strike Duty
1974 Snow Emergency 1 December 1974 10 December 1974 Snow Storm
1975 Hurricane Eloise (Floods) 26 September 1975 3 October 1975 Flood Duty
1977 Energy Crisis 26 January 1977 19 February 1977  
1977 United Nations 10 June 1977 13 June 1977 Conference Support
1977 Johnstown Flood 18 August 1977 18 August 1977 Flood Duty
1978 Snow Emergency 3 February 1978 8 February 1978 Snow Storm
1978 Adjustant Generals Association Conference 5 May 1978 11 May 1978 Conference Support
1978 Indian Encampment 27 June 1978 29 August 1978 Security
1978 National Associaiton of State Directors of Veteran Affairs Conference 28 August 1978 29 August 1978 Conference Support
1979 Susqueshanna River Basin Floods 6 March 1979 7 March 1979 Flood Duty
1979 Three Mile Island Nuclear Crisis 30 March 1979 5 April 1979 Nuclear Emergency
1980 Governor's Conference (Philadelphia) 15 November 1980 18 November 1980 Conference Support
         
         

This is a preliminary work of the state active duty listing as of 20 March 2017. There are roughly 125 addiditional state active duty missions that need to be added with research that still needs to be conducted. The last known state active duty mission occured on 13 March 2017 for a snow storm the hit the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.