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  • National Guard’s top general stresses individual, unit readiness

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Individual and small-unit readiness remain critical priorities, the National Guard’s top officer told a gathering of senior Army Guard leaders from across the nation this week. Individual, squad and platoon readiness are the best places for the Guard to focus in today’s dynamic

  • Guard chief details changes to combat sexual assault, harassment

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The National Guard is instituting changes to better combat sexual assault and harassment in the ranks, Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson told the House Armed Services military personnel subcommittee Jan. 20.Hokanson, the chief of the National Guard Bureau and a member of the Joint Chiefs of

  • Guard partnership program adapts, continues to grow

    WASHINGTON – A National Guard program formed in the wake of the fall of the Soviet Union has adapted and continues to provide benefits to partnerships around the world, Army Gen. Daniel R. Hokanson, the chief of the National Guard Bureau, said at a Defense Writers' Group breakfast in Washington.The

  • Senior enlisted leaders tackle challenges facing Guard

    CAMP SHELBY, Miss. – Addressing challenges facing the National Guard and unleashing the collective experience and knowledge of senior enlisted leaders from across the country to identify solutions drove the agenda at the Command Senior Enlisted Leader training forum Oct. 26-28.The annual event,

  • National Guard Bureau Chief visits Sioux City ANG Base

    SIOUX CITY, Iowa – For the first time in the history of the 185th Air Refueling Wing a sitting member of the Joint Chiefs visited the Iowa Air National Guard facility in Sioux City this week. The National Guard Chief, General Daniel R. Hokanson was visiting the Iowa Air Guard unit at the invitation

  • Annual posture statement touts ‘Year of the Guard’

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The National Guard released its annual posture statement June 9, detailing the Guard’s current operations and providing an overview of missions during a historic, unprecedentedly busy past year for the Guard.“National Guard members supported every combatant commander around the

  • National Guard faces pivotal time, CNGB nominee Hokanson says

    WASHINGTON – Today is an important and pivotal time in the history of the National Guard, the nominee to be the next chief of the National Guard Bureau told the Senate Armed Services Committee.''We've placed complex dynamic missions overseas and here at home,'' Army Lt. Gen. Daniel R. Hokanson said