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MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers announced today that he is seeking applicants for appointment as Wisconsin’s Adjutant General. The appointment will fill the vacancy that will be created by the resignation of Maj. Gen. Donald Dunbar, effective Dec. 31, 2019. The appointment will be for a 5-year term.

The Adjutant General leads the Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs, commands the Wisconsin National Guard, and serves as the senior military and homeland security adviser to the governor. The Department of Military Affairs’ Division of Emergency Management leads the state’s efforts to prepare for and respond to natural and man-made disasters.

To be eligible for the position of Adjutant General, an applicant must hold the federally recognized minimum rank of full colonel as a current participating member of either the Wisconsin Army National Guard, the Wisconsin Air National Guard, the Army National Guard of the United States, the Air National Guard of the United States, the U.S. Army Reserve, or the U.S. Air Force  Reserve and be fully qualified for federal recognition at the minimum rank of brigadier general.

Applicants may also be considered if they have retired within the past two years from active duty drilling status from one of the reserve components of the Army or Air Force, are already federally recognized general officers eligible to maintain federal recognition as a major general, and are age 62 years or less.

Those interested may obtain an application from:

Ms. Nicole Rute

Department of Administration, Division of Personnel Management

P.O. Box 7855

Madison, WI 53707-7855

[email protected]

Additional information on the application can be found here.

To be considered, applications must be received by 4 p.m. on Jan. 10, 2020.

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