Pennsylvania State Military Reserve
PO Box 15150 ~ Philadelphia, PA 19130
HQ 17th Regiment
HHC 1-17th Infantry Battalion
A Company 1-17th Infantry Battalion
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Our primary mission is to provide a cadre level of trained units and equipment capable of expanding in times of necessity to protect life and property, and preserving peace, order, and public safety. In order to accomplish this role PASMR units are trained in the military tradition.

Citizens of Pennsylvania, from all walks of life, serve a proud and personally rewarding tradition as members of the PASMR. Use this site to learn more about YOUR state defense force. Prior military service is not required to be a member, only dedication and a sense of duty to your fellow citizens. Visit our recruiting links to speak with a recruiter in your area.

Members of the media are encouraged to learn more about the Pennsylvania Military Reserve and its activities throughout the state. Contact a representative of the Public Affairs Office for more information.

We meet presently on the 2nd Saturday of every month at 1000 hours throughout Philadelphia area. Contact at  for more information! Our members receive valuable training and certification in numerous areas such as; First Aid, CPR, basic communications, CERT, SAR and attain various other Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Emergency Management Institute (EMI) certifications and training and or military service is beneficial, however, not a requirement to join. We have many positions available which provide our membership with meaningful opportunities to serve the community and the State. Eligible candidates are between 18 and 65 years of age.

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