14b NCAC 02 .0102          PURPOSES AND POLICIES

(a)  The National Guard has a dual role as a state military force, subject to the call of the Governor, and a national reserve force, subject to the call of the President.  It is equipped and funded largely by the federal government but is administered by the Adjutant General.  It is the responsibility of the state to raise and train the troops according to federal standards.

(b)  The National Guard is the only military force under the control of the state for use in exercising its sovereignty. The Army and Air National Guard are integral parts and first-line reserve components of the United States Army and the United States Air Force.

(c)  Rules and regulations which delineate the policies and procedures for the North Carolina National Guard are promulgated by the North Carolina General Statutes and by departments of the Army and Air Force through the National Guard Bureau.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 127A-3; 127A-29;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Transferred from 14A NCAC 02 .0102 Eff. June 1, 2013;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. January 3, 2017.