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What does SAD stand for?

SAD stands for State Active Duty (National Guard)

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Highlights of this unit's contributions include more than 1,000 hours of State Active Duty Emergency Support during the May 2010 flood that affected four counties in the south central Kentucky area.
In the past, it was relatively simple to determine their coverage: National Guard Soldiers performing federal missions were covered by the FTCA, while missions performed in state Active Duty status led to state responsibility for claims.
The bill specifies that members of the National Guard returning to work after serving on state active duty are entitled to seniority accrued prior to or during deployment and any additional rights and benefits that would have accrued to the service member.
In addition, all elements of the Div Arty manned state active duty missions in support of the war on terrorism, performing both presence patrols and securing the state's nuclear power plants.
What we have developed is a video experience that uses [the participants] public information on Facebook, and integrates it into a typical drill weekend or state active duty situation," said Chief Warrant Officer 3 Bonny Bell, the marketing officer for the Army Guard's Strength Maintenance Division.
Expanding the example even further, what about the unique duty situations of the National Guard, such as AT or ADT in a title 32 status (federal funding, but state command and control), or a pure state active duty mission, such as a state activation at the call of the Governor in response to a natural disaster?