North Carolina Army National Guard
|North Carolina Army National Guard|
NCARNG Element, JFHQ Shoulder Sleeve Insignia
|Branch||Army National Guard|
|Part of||North Carolina National Guard|
|Headquarters||Raleigh, North Carolina|
|Commander in Chief||Patrick McCrory|
|Adjutant General||Gregory Lusk|
|NCARNG Element, JFHQ Distinctive Unit Insignia|
The North Carolina Army National Guard is North Carolina's principle military force. The force is equipped by the federal government and jointly maintained subject to the call of either. The professional head of the North Carolina Army National Guard is the Adjutant General.
Direct reporting units
The North Carolina Army National Guard is organized into six major commands. The units come under supervision of the Adjutant General in time of peace, and automatically become part of his command when they are first ordered into active the active military service of the United States in case of emergency:
Regiments of the North Carolina Army National Guard are listed in order of precedence according to the U.S. Army Regimental System -- Army National Guard where seniority does not always bring priority:
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- USARS-ARNG, 1993, p. 6.
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- Hill, Jim Dan (1964). The Minute Man in Peace and War: A History of the National Guard. Harrisburg, Penn.: Stackpole Books. LCCN 63-22141.
- North Carolina. Militia. (1851). Muster Rolls of the Soldiers of the War of 1812: Detached from the Militia of North Carolina, in 1812 and 1814. (Report). Raleigh: Ch. C. Raboteau. Retrieved July 27, 2015.
- Official website
- North Carolina Army National Guard on Facebook
- Bibliography of North Carolina Army National Guard History compiled by the United States Army Center of Military History
- GlobalSecurity.org North Carolina Army National Guard, accessed 25 Nov 2006
- Unit Designations in the Army Modular Force, accessed 23 Nov 2006