The Home Guard has 40,000 soldiers distributed on eleven regional districts. Most of the personnel are soldiers who have been transferred after completing 12 months of initial service. The Home Guard also has several rapid-reaction intervention forces consisting of 3,000 voluntarily recruited and well-trained soldiers.
The Chief of the Home Guard and the Home Guard Staff are based at Camp Terningmoen in eastern Norway. The Home Guard also has its own training centre at Dombås, providing education and courses for its own personnel.