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What does SAD stand for?

SAD stands for State Active Duty (National Guard)

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  • Military and Government

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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.
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?