Contact: Wisconsin National Guard Public Affairs Office
Gov. Scott Walker will promote two new general officers in the Wisconsin Air National Guard during an Oct. 20 ceremony in the Senate Chamber of the state capitol building in Madison, Wisconsin.
Walker will administer the oath of office and promote Col. Dan Yenchesky and Col. David Dziobkowksi to the rank of brigadier general.
Yenchesky is the chief of staff, state headquarters, for the Wisconsin Air National Guard, while Dziobkowski, who currently serves as the United States Property and Fiscal Officer for the Wisconsin National Guard, will be the next director, rule of law, for U.S. forces in Afghanistan.
Yenchesky commissioned in 1990 through the United States Air Force Academy. He served in a variety of operational assignments over the course of his career, including most recently as the commander of the Milwaukee-based 128th Air Refueling Wing and as deputy director of mobility forces for the United States Central Command area of responsibility supporting Operations Inherent Resolve and Enduring Freedom.
Dziobkowski commissioned in 1985 through the United States Military Academy at West Point, completed the Army’s Airborne and Ranger schools and served as an infantry company commander during Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm. After graduating from law school, he joined the Wisconsin Air National Guard as a judge advocate, most recently serving as the full-time legal adviser to Wisconsin’s adjutant general and as the staff judge advocate for headquarters, Wisconsin Air National Guard.