Brigadier General Norman E. Arflack, ARNG (Ret.)
Brig. Gen.(retired) Norman E. Arflack joined the Interstate Commission on Educational Opportunity for Military Children as executive director in 2010. He is the first director of the national commission that administers the multistate compact designed to help students who move with parents from one military base to another and must change schools.
Arflack enlisted in Kentucky’s Army National Guard as a private and rose to the rank of brigadier general. During his career he has served as executive director of the National Guard Association of Kentucky and as vice chairman of the board of directors of the National Guard Association of the United States. He served as deputy adjutant general under Kentucky Govs. Paul Patton and Ernie Fletcher prior to his appointment as secretary of Justice and Public Safety Cabinet. Following his tenure in the governor’s executive cabinet, he was appointed as commissioner of the state Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control.
Arflack is a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University, Southern Police Institute, U.S. Army War College and earned a master’s of public administration from Shippensburg University.
Areas of expertise
Education for military children
Military Support to Civilian Authorities (MSCA)