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New Leader for Oregon National Guard

OREGON — Oregon is getting a new leader for the state’s National Guard. Governor John Kitzhaber announced yesterday Brigadier General Daniel Hokanson will be the next Adjutant General.

Hokanson served in Iraq and Afghanistan before joining the Oregon National Guard.

Hokanson has commanded nearly 100 air-rescue and firefighting missions throughout the Pacific Northwest and is currently the director of Strategic Plans and Policy for the National Guard Bureau at the Pentagon.