Whether it is a hurricane, winter storm, tornado or any man-made disaster that strikes, North Carolinians serving in the National Guard respond. Leaving their families and properties behind, they selflessly answer the call to serve their neighbors, communities, state and nation. This has been their solemn obligation for over three centuries.
Included in the ConnectNC bond referendum that voters will weigh on the primary ballot this month is $70 million dedicated toward the infrastructure needed to sustain this tremendous team of voluntary citizen soldiers and airmen.
North Carolina has 91 armories. Their locations were based on N.C. population and demographics of the 1950s when every armory was composed largely of residents from the surrounding community. A lot has changed since the 1950s. Read More..