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Statement on Chief of the National Guard Bureau phone call with President Joe Biden

21-011 | Jan. 23, 2021

General Hokanson took a call from President Biden today. The president expressed his appreciation for the amazing support from the 54 states and territories that volunteered to send Guardsmen to the Capital on such short notice.

The president expressed his heartfelt appreciation for the Guard and pledged to keep in contact with General Hokanson.

Later in the day, President Biden shared the same message on a call to the Adjutants General of the 54 States, Territories and DC.

General Hokanson in turn thanked the President for his support.

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