Site Visits

Commissioners Lamont and Chandler met with U.S. Army Pacific, the Hawaii governor, and Hawaii and Guam TAGs, and visited the 25th Infrantry Division to gather information for the NCFA study.

Date: Thursday, May 28, 2015 to Friday, May 29, 2015

Location: Honolulu, Fort Shafter, Schofield Barracks,

HON Robert Work was not able to attend May 19, 2015, closed meeting due to mission demands. This closed meeting was a makeup session. Topics included Defense Guidance, Force Requirements, and Operational Readiness. 

Date: Thursday, June 4, 2015

Location: Room 3E944, Pentagon

Commissioners and staff met with Forces Command and several Army and Army Reserve units on Fort Bragg, and the North Carolina Joint Headquarters and Army Reserve units in Raleigh, and National Guard units in Morrissville.

Date: Tuesday, June 9, 2015 to Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Location: Fort Bragg, Raleigh, Morrissville

NCFA Commissioners attended the Adjutants General Association of the United States Conference in Stone Mountain, Georgia.

Date: Monday, June 15, 2015

Location: Stone Mountain, Georgia

Members of the NCFA traveled to Texas for a tour and briefings at Fort Hood, a visit to National Guard units at Austin, and U.S. Army Reserve units at Ellington Field and Conroe. Commissioners also met with Texas Governor Greg Abbott, Major General John F. Nichols (ANG), Adjutant General for Texas, and Major General Robbie L. Asher (ARNG), Adjutant General for Oklahoma.

Date: Thursday, July 9, 2015 to Friday, July 10, 2015

Location: Fort Hood, Killeen, Camp Mabry, Austin, Ellington Field, Conroe.

Interview meeting in preparation for testimony to the Commission at the Open Meeting July 16, 2015.

Date: Monday, July 13, 2015

Location: 5th Floor Conference Room, NCFA Staff HQs, Taylor Building, Crystal City, VA

Members of the NCFA traveled to Fort Meade in Maryland to visit the Army Reserve 200th MP Command, the Army National Guard's 32nd Civil Support Team, and 1st Army, Division East, and meet with The Adjutants General of Maryland and Virginia.

Date: Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Location: Fort George G. Meade

NCFA staff met with SASC PSMs at the Russell Senate Building to discuss the NCFA’s methodology, structure, and staffing.

Date: Friday, July 17, 2015

Location: Russell Senate Building, Washington, D.C.

Members of the NCFA traveled to installations in Kentucky and Indiana to meet with Cadet Command, Army Reserve 84th Training Command, 101st Airborne Division, and Army National Guard units and leadership.

Date: Monday, July 20, 2015 to Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Location: Fort Knox, Kentucky; Camp Atterbury, Indiana; and Fort Campbell, Kentucky.

Members of the NCFA attended the National Governors Association Summer Meeting in West Virginia.

Date: Friday, July 24, 2015

Location: White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia