The Vermont Statutes Online
§ 1211. Eligibility
No person shall be commissioned or enlisted in such forces who is not a citizen of the United States or who has been expelled or dishonorably discharged from any military, naval or air organization of this state, or of another state, or of the United States.
§ 1212. Private organizations
No civil organization, society, club, post, order, fraternity, association, brotherhood, body, union, league or other combination of persons or civil group shall be enlisted in such forces as an organization or unit.
§ 1213. Oath of officers commissioned
The oath to be taken by officers commissioned in such forces shall be substantially in the form prescribed for officers of the national guard, substituting the words Vermont state guard where necessary.
§ 1214. Term of enlistment; oath
The term of enlistment for enlisted members shall be for one year or for three years and such enlistments may be renewed, subject, however, to the termination or suspension of the authority for the state guard. The oath to be taken upon enlistment in such forces shall be substantially in the form prescribed for enlisted members of the national guard, substituting the words Vermont state guard where necessary.