Vision & Goals


That North Carolina be the most military friendly state in the country, and that this Commission supports this vision by leading the coordination and planning for protecting military installations, improving quality of life and encouraging military related economic growth in North Carolina through the involvement and interface between Commission members, installation commanders, community leaders, state and federal agencies, and other associated organizations.

Purpose of the Military Affairs Commission

To provide advice, counsel and recommendations to the Governor, the NC General Assembly, the Secretary of Commerce and other State agencies on initiatives, programs and legislation that will continue and increase the role that NC’s military installations, the National Guard and Reserves play in America’s defense strategy and the economic health and vitality of the State. The Commission will recommend actions to protect the existing military infrastructure in North Carolina, maintain a high quality of life for military members and their families and to promote new military missions and economic opportunities for the State and its citizens.

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Goal 1:   Protect North Carolina’s existing military installations and missions

Goal 2:   Expand defense related economic development in North Carolina

Goal 3:   Improve quality of life for military members and families

Goal 4:   Provide legislative and state agency coordination for military related issues

Goal 5:   Lead the state’s efforts to prepare for the next base realignment and closure (BRAC) process.

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