Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Maj. Gen. Dan Hokanson (right), Adjutant General, Oregon, speaks to members of the Senate Interim Committee on Veterans and Emergency Preparedness during a hearing at the State Capitol in Salem, Ore., Nov. 20. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class April Davis, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs)
Posted by Oregon Military Department at 3:30 PM
Monday, November 11, 2013
Col. William J. Edwards, commander of the Oregon Army National Guard’s 41st Infantry Brigade Combat Team, salutes Maj. Gen. Daniel R. Hokanson, Adjutant General, Oregon, as guidon bearers of the various units in the Oregon National Guard pass the reviewing stand during the Veterans Day Parade in Albany, Ore., Nov. 11. The event, Hokanson’s first as Oregon’s new adjutant general, is touted as the largest Veterans Day parade west of the Mississippi. Hokanson was joined in the reviewing stand by Brig. Gen. Michael E. Stencel, Commander of the Oregon Air National Guard; Command Sgt. Maj. Shane Lake, State Command Sergeant Major; Chief Master Sgt. Patrick A. Gauntz, State Command Chief Master Sergeant; and several other military dignitaries. Photo by Master Sgt. Nick Choy, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs.
Posted by Oregon Military Department at 9:07 PM
Friday, November 8, 2013
In attendance at the ceremony was Pfc. Hill’s mother, Shawna Fenison, as well as Congressman Kurt Schrader (D-Ore.); Keizer Mayor Lore Christopher; Department of Veterans Affairs representative, Mike Allegre; and Maj. Gen. Dan Hokanson, Adjutant General, Oregon.
Shawna Fenison, mother of Army Pfc. Ryan J. Hill, speaks to a crowd during the memorial park dedication ceremony in honor of her son at Keizer Station in Keizer, Ore., Nov. 8. (Photo by Sgt. Betty Boyce, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs)
Posted by Oregon Military Department at 7:34 PM
Thursday, November 7, 2013
Posted by Oregon Military Department at 6:25 PM
Monday, November 4, 2013
Maj. Gen. Daniel Hokanson, Adjutant General, Oregon, awards the Bronze Star Medal to Senior Master Sgt. Brian Wade, of the 142nd Fighter Wing Explosive Ordinance Disposal unit, during a ceremony held at the Portland Air National Guard Base, in Portland, Ore., on Nov. 3. Wade and Maj. Casey Dierickx, 142nd Fighter Wing executive officer, were awarded the Bronze Star as part of their service during Operation Enduring Freedom. (Photo by Tech. Sgt. John Hughel, 142nd Fighter Wing Public Affairs)
Posted by Oregon Military Department at 9:06 AM