Membership Tiers

SC State Militia. Tier 1

Dues:
$20 per month.

Initiation Fee:
$45 Includes; First months dues.
Certificate of SC State Militia membership for display.
SCSM T-Shirt.
SCSM Challenge Coin.

1 Year Pre-Pay:
$245 Includes items above with 2 months dues free.

Benefits:
Access to all SCSM Training pages and videos (firearms, medical, supplies etc.)
Access to all SCSM chat and information pages.
Access to all Pro Board pages.
Access to your Regimental chat page.
Invitation to all family events.

Requirements:

Equipment:
All equipment is to be obtained within one calendar year from start of membership.

The following is a general list. A specific and detailed list with recommendations will be provided after membership is completed.

Multicam Uniform: Shirt/jacket, pants, hat, gloves and boots.

Load Carrying Equipment, to hold; Rifle & pistol magazines.

Medical supplies.

Communication equipment.

Auxiliary equipment and water.

Rifle, semiauto with sling.

Handgun, semiauto

Ammunition: Rifle- 600 rounds minimum, with magazines to carry 180 rounds.

Handgun- 3 full magazines.

Cleaning kit for both firearms.

IFAK, Individual First Aid Kit.

Navigation Tools.

Camouflage sticks or paint.

Hands free flashlight w/ changeable lenses.

Miscellaneous other items.

Obligations:

Must attend all Regimental meetings. Generally, they are twice a month, both in person and on conference calls.

Must attend all Unit meetings. They are on conference calls.

Must attend a minimum of 3 full Field Training Exercises (FTX’s), Friday, Saturday and Sunday, in a calendar year.

You will be assigned a task commensurate with your skills, experience or interest of which you will be responsible for. Must complete basic training card skills and knowledge within 1 calendar year from start of membership.

SC State Reserve Militia. Tier 2

Dues:
$10.00 per month.

Initiation Fee:
$25.00 Includes; First month dues.
Certificate of SC Reserve Militia Membership for display.
SCSM T-Shirt.
 
1 Year Pre-pay:
$115 Includes items above with 2 months dues free.

Benefits:
Access to all SCSM Training pages and videos (firearms, medical, supplies etc.)
Access to your Regimental chat page.  Invitation to all family events.
Invitation to 2 full weekend FTX’s.
 
Requirements: A long gun (Rifle or Shotgun, any caliber or gage).

Ammunition for your firearm.
Water carrier (canteen, hydro system etc..).

Edged tool (knife, multitool etc.)

Any type of carry system for the above items.
Note: Reserve Militia members will be given the complete required equipment and supply list for the State Militia, Tier 1, and an explanation of these items’ importance.

While the State Militia equipment and supply list is not required for Tier 2 Reserve Militia, you may find some/many of these items useful to obtain.

Obligations:

Reserve Militia members must attend a minimum of 2 Regimental meetings per month.These are given both in person and on conference calls.

Must attend 1 Unit Meeting per month. These are given on conference calls.

Must attend 2 Saturday FTX training days in a calendar year.

These are given throughout the State.

Optional:

May attend up to 2 full weekend FTX’s in a calendar year.

Tier 2 Reserve Militia are not required to obtain an official Multicam SC Militia uniform, it is encouraged for ease of identification in the field and for uniformity.

A shirt/jacket, pants and hat is sufficient.

Your Regimental Commander will assist you if you decide to obtain these items. If these items cannot be obtained, ‘hunting type camouflage’ is encouraged but not required.

SC State Affiliate Militia. Tier 3

Dues:
$5.00 per month.

Initiation fee:
$20.00 Includes; First month dues.
Certificate of SC Affiliate Membership for display.  SCSM T-Shirt.
 
1 Year Pre-pay:
$65 Includes items above with 2 months dues free.   
Benefits:

Receive a monthly newsletter on Affiliate Chat page for SCSM news and activities, training topics, accomplishments and family events.
Access to your Regimental chat page.  Access to the Affiliate chat page.
Invitation to all family events.
Invitation to observe any Field Training Exercise (FTX) on Saturdays.

Requirements:

Affiliate members have no requirements to procure any equipment, supplies, uniforms etc. They are certainly welcome to obtain any items they desire.

Affiliate members are not required to attend any FTX’s but are welcome to attend and observe any Saturday event/training.

Affiliate members are encouraged to attend their Regimental meeting. These are given both in person and in conference calls.

Obligations:

There are no formal obligations for affiliate militia members. However, in times of crisis the SCSM would like to be able to count on these members for support.