Governor Seeks Applicants for Vacant Adjutant General PositionANCHORAGE, Alaska - Governor Sean Parnell Aug. announced Aug. 14 he is seeking applications for the appointed position of adjutant general of the state of Alaska and commissioner of the state Department of Military and Veterans Affairs. The appointment will fill the vacancy that was created by the resignation of Lt. Gen. Craig E. Campbell, who was officially sworn in as lieutenant governor on August 10.
The adjutant general serves as commander of the Alaska National Guard and oversees the Alaska Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.
To be considered for the position of adjutant general, an applicant must be a resident of the state and must be a federally recognized general-grade officer in the Alaska National Guard, or an officer eligible to be promoted to a federally recognized general-grade officer. Candidates may be in active status or in retirement status eligible for reappointment as a general-grade officer. Preference may be given to an applicant who has served at least five years in the Alaska National Guard.
Interested parties should send a resume and letter of interest to Chief of Staff Michael Nizich, Office of the Governor, P.O. Box 110001, Juneau, AK 99811-0001. Deadline for submissions is close of business on Monday, August 31.
August 17, 2009
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