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Guard chief details changes to combat sexual assault, harassment
January 21, 2022
U.S. Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson, chief, National Guard Bureau, visits Soldiers deployed on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, supporting the KFOR mission Nov. 24, 2021.

Guard partnership program adapts, continues to grow
November 15, 2021
West Virginia National Guardsmen show members of the Peruvian military how to do field maintenance of Humvees. The Peruvian soldiers deployed as part of an international peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic.

National Guard leader to Croatia president: 'Thank you for quarter-century partnership'
November 12, 2021
Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson, chief, National Guard Bureau, right, and Croatia's President Zoran Milanovic, Zagreb, Croatia, Nov. 5, 2021.

Thriving: Tennessee, Bulgaria partnership nears 30th anniversary
November 12, 2021
Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson, chief, National Guard Bureau, right, with Adm. Emil Eftimov, Bulgaria's chief of defense, Sofia, Bulgaria, Nov. 4, 2021.

Senior enlisted leaders tackle challenges facing Guard
November 1, 2021
Senior Enlisted Advisor Tony Whitehead, senior enlisted advisor to the chief of the National Guard Bureau, speaks to command senior enlisted leaders (CSELs) from across the 50 states, three territories and District of Columbia during his CSEL forum at Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center, Mississippi, Oct. 28, 2021. During the three-day event, the senior leaders networked, shared best practices and discussed the future of the National Guard’s enlisted force.

NGB chief recognizes scholarship awardees, touts STEM careers
June 9, 2021
Maj. Eric Juarez, a helicopter pilot with the 449th Combat Aviation Brigade, North Carolina Army National Guard, speaks with ROTC cadets from East Carolina University during an ROTC training event in Greenville, North Carolina. Army National Guard members interested in commissioning through ROTC may also qualify for the Army National Guard ROTC Minuteman Scholarship, a program administered through the U.S. Army Cadet Command that pays full tuition and other education expenses for Army Guard members enrolled in an Army ROTC program.

Annual posture statement touts ‘Year of the Guard’
June 9, 2021
The 2022 National Guard Bureau posture statement was released June 9, 2021, and outlines National Guard operations and the unprecedented 'Year of the Guard.'

Sexual assault prevention training continues virtually amid COVID-19
September 21, 2020
The National Guard Bureau’s Sexual Assault and Prevention Response office will hold its annual training for sexual assault response and victim advocate coordinators in a virtual environment Sept. 21-23, 2020.

NGB chief touts Soldiers and Airmen at virtual Guard event
September 4, 2020
Gen. Daniel Hokanson, chief of the National Guard Bureau, tells virtual attendees at the 142nd General Conference of the National Guard Association of the United States, Aug. 29, 2020, how four Airmen from the District of Columbia Air National Guard’s 113th Wing saved a jogger's life while on duty during civil disturbances in June. The Airmen, in still image on right, are Chief Master Sgt. Mark Nicholas, Tech. Sgt. Emmanuel Morales, Staff Sgt. Jacen Vaughan and Maj. Telisha Johnson.

Esper praises outgoing NGB chief, welcomes incoming chief
August 3, 2020
Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper presides as Army Lt. Gen. Daniel R. Hokanson, director of the Army National Guard, is promoted to general and takes over as 29th National Guard Bureau chief during ceremonies at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Aug. 3, 2020. Hokanson succeeds Air Force Gen. Joseph L. Lengyel, who has served as NGB chief since August 2016.

Army Lt. Gen. Daniel Hokanson confirmed as NGB chief
July 21, 2020
Army Lt. Gen. Daniel Hokanson testifies before the U.S. Senate Committee on Armed Services at a confirmation hearing for his appointment to the grade of general and to be chief of the National Guard Bureau, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C., June 18, 2020. Hokanson was confirmed by the Senate July 20, 2020.

National Guard faces pivotal time, CNGB nominee Hokanson says
June 19, 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.

National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program transforms young lives
February 12, 2015
Army Gen. Frank Grass, chief, National Guard Bureau, joins other National Guard leaders, including former chiefs, and civilian appointed and elected leaders for an evening with cadets from the Capital Guardian Youth ChalleNGe Academy, Washington, D.C., Feb. 10, 2015. More than 130,000 young people have received a second chance thanks to the National Guard's Youth ChalleNGe Program, which has 35 academies in 27 states, D.C. and Puerto Rico.