A dynamic, relevant force
where everyone is a
trained, mentored and empowered
units, individuals and equipment
to support our
communities, state and nation.
We must prepare our Soldiers. Airmen and units to meet the challenges of the future, while at the same time remaining "Always Ready, Always There" to support federal and state missions on short notice.
Personnel and training readiness will be the key to our success. We also will ensure we provide all Soldiers and Airmen with the core skills and leadership competencies that are required to successfully meet the challenges of the future.
To meet the challenges of tomorrow, we must continually examine and plan how to maintain our force structure, stationing, facilities and end strength, and how we will support federal and state mission requirements.
We must meet this challenge to ensure our relevancy into the future.
The demands placed upon the National Guard have changed over the past decade, and it is essential that we manage those demands in order to accomplish our missions while preserving the values of family and community.
Soldiers' and Airmen's well-being is critical to our success. We will foster resilient and healthy Soldiers, Airmen, families and civilian employees by embracing a culture of total fitness.
For more than 130 years, the North Dakota National Guard has supported and partnered with local, state and federal entities. Interagency cooperation is one of the National Guard's core strengths. We will continue our success by ensuring we build and maintain these important and enduring relationships.
Our values guide us to be good stewards of the resources the American people give us to accomplish our mission. In order to sustain our commitment, we will implement a holistic resource management system to optimize the use of all resources and make resource-informed decisions.
As effective stewards of resources, we also will implement innovative, cost-effective approaches to reduce pollution, reverse environmental damage and embrace energy conservation.