The North Carolina National Guard Association is a non-profit 501(c)(19) veterans' association with over 15,000 members of all ranks and status enlisted, warrant, officer, traditional Guardsmen, active, and retired. The Executive Council serves as the Board of Directors of the Association. The officers and members of the Executive Council are elected at the annual convention and represent the Major Subordinate Commands, and the retirees of the North Carolina National Guard. The day-to-day activities are overseen by a small full-time staff.
The North Carolina National Guard Association garners support for the NC National Guard’s role in state and national security, and improves its members’ quality of life. The North Carolina National Guard Association achieves its mission through three primary programs of Membership, Benefits, and Advocacy.
Our members are the driving force behind the North Carolina National Guard Association. As a member of the "Association" your voice will be heard on key legislative issues at the State and National Level. In addition to advocating on your behalf on key issues the Association provides provides a number of benefits that include professional development, social activities, discount programs, and a great inexpensive life insurance program for you and your family
The NCNGA is a member-based, grass-roots organization. Ideas and input from our members form the foundation of our daily activities and determines the priorities of the Association both legislatively and operationally. Our founding documents outlines our responsibility to advocate for the North Carolina National Guard with our elected leaders, the general public, all active and reserve military components, like-type membership-based military associations, and entities that serve the military community.
The North Carolina National Guard Association provides a number of benefits to the Airmen, Soldiers, and Families of the North Carolina National Guard. Many of these benefits continue after separating or retiring from the North Carolina National Guard.