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Guard, Partner Nations Collaborate at State Partnership Program Conference
April 26, 2024
Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson, chief, National Guard Bureau, addressed the attendees virtually at the State Partnership Program conference.

National Guard Bureau Chief Visits 325th Weapons Squadron
June 15, 2022
U.S. Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson, chief of the National Guard Bureau, jokes with Lt. Col. Steven, 325th Weapons Squadron director of operations, before a Weapons School Integration exercise sortie at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, June 1, 2022. The chief of the National Guard Bureau serves as a military adviser to the president, secretary of defense and National Security Council and is the Department of Defense’s official channel of communication to the governors and state adjutants general on all matters pertaining to the National Guard.

Continued Investments Make Guard Effective, Chief Says
June 7, 2022
Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson, chief, National Guard Bureau, testifies before the Senate Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Defense, during the National Guard and Reserve posture hearing in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington June 7, 2022.

Hokanson: Names in bronze one of the reasons the National Guard keeps our promise to be Always Ready, Always There
September 10, 2021
Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson, chief, National Guard Bureau, places a flag and pauses to remember U.S. Military Academy classmate Douglas Gurian, among the almost 3,000 names engraved in the 9/11 Memorial. “It was an attack on our nation, and deeply personal to so many of us,” Hokanson said. The National Guard transformed from a strategic reserve to an operational force after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. This image was acquired using a cellular device.

Hokanson: ‘Whatever the combatant commanders need, we must be ready to deliver’
August 9, 2021
Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson, chief, National Guard Bureau, addresses the 50th annual conference of the Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Aug. 8, 2021.

National Guard chief details contributions of force
June 25, 2021
More than 80 New Jersey Air National Guardsmen deploy to U.S. Central Command to provide expeditionary support for Operation Freedom’s Sentinel, Operation Inherent Resolve and Operation Spartan Shield .

National Guard Bureau welcomes new top enlisted member
August 25, 2020
The National Guard Bureau welcomed its new senior enlisted advisor during a change of responsibility ceremony at the Pentagon Aug. 25, 2020. Chief Master Sgt. Tony L. Whitehead becomes the first Black SEA for the NGB, succeeding retiring Command Sgt. Maj. Christopher Kepner.

Former TAGs fill top 3 National Guard positions
August 21, 2020
In a photo dated Dec. 7, 2014, then Army Maj. Gen. Daniel R. Hokanson, formerly the adjutant general of the Oregon National Guard, addresses Airmen with the 142nd Fighter Wing during a demobilization ceremony at Portland Air National Guard Base, Oregon. Hokanson was promoted to general and sworn in as the 29th chief of the National Guard Bureau Aug. 3, 2020. He is joined by two other former adjutants general – Army Lt. Gen. Jon Jensen, director of the Army National Guard, and Air Force Lt. Gen. Michael Loh, director of the Air National Guard – who are all serving in the National Guard’s top three positions.

Whitehead named senior enlisted advisor to CNGB
August 5, 2020
Chief Master Sgt. Tony L. Whitehead was named senior enlisted advisor for the National Guard Bureau by Gen. Daniel Hokanson, chief of the National Guard Bureau, Aug. 3, 2020.

Hokanson nominated as next National Guard Bureau chief
May 6, 2020
Lt. Gen. Daniel Hokanson, nominated May 4, 2020, to be the next chief of the National Guard Bureau, accompanies Gen. James C. McConville, vice chief of staff of the Army, to Fort Pickett, Virginia, July 19, 2019, to see Soldiers of the Virginia National Guard’s 116th IBCT training in preparation for their Joint Readiness Training Center rotation.