The Tarheel Minuteman Foundation is the official 501(c)(3) charity of the North Carolina National Guard Association. As a nonprofit organization, the foundation relies solely on individual donations and corporation sponsorships. The Tarheel Minutman Foundation exists to support the programs of The North Carolina National Guard Association as it provides support to the Soldiers, Airmen, Retirees, and Families of the North Carolina National Guard.
The 30th Infantry division was made up of National Guard Members from North Carolina, Georgia, and Alabama. They were involved in many major battles in WWII and were to be given the President's Commendation.