Section 1 – Purpose
The purpose of the Association is to serve primarily as a charitable, non-profit corporation, to extend and perpetuate the sound interests of the California National Guard, State Military Reserve, and the Naval Militia by every appropriate means.
Section 2 – Objectives
The objectives of the Association are:
a. To support the members and families of the California National Guard, State Military Reserve, the Naval Militia, and the State Military Department by furthering their interests by every appropriate means; including legislative actions, professional development activities, social functions, and by preserving the history, traditions, records, and relics of the organizations; promoting the National Guard of the United States; cooperating with other organizations in patriotic endeavors and community affairs; and developing a closer relationship with other components of the military establishments;
b. To serve as the collective voice of the membership, provide social and professional opportunities, advance and protect the interests of the current and past members of the State Military Department and their families through appropriate legislative activities, provide important member benefits, and to recognize and award achievements and contributions to the State and nation. The Association also serves to support the efforts of the State Military Department that strengthen the recruiting, retention, and readiness of the force and to extend and perpetuate the interests of the California National Guard, the State Military Reserve, and the Naval Militia.
c. To support the Federal and State missions of the California National Guard, as appropriate.