Leadership

119th Wing Leadership
Col Thomas "Britt" Hatley, Commander
Col Brad Derrig, Vice-Commander
Command Chief Master Sgt. Duane Kangas
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           

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119 Wing PA COLONEL BRADLEY M. DERRIG

Colonel Bradley M. Derrig is the Vice Wing Commander, 119th Wing, North Dakota Air National Guard.
2/15
2017
119th Wing COMMAND CHIEF MASTER SERGEANT DUANE R. KANGAS

Chief Master Sergeant Duane R. Kangas serves as the Command Chief for the 119th Wing, North Dakota Air National Guard.
2/14
2017
119th Wing PA Superintendent COLONEL BRITT HATLEY

Colonel Britt Hatley is commander of the 119th Wing, North Dakota Air National Guard, Fargo, ND.
2/07
2017
091204-F-JZ028-269 COLONEL RICK D. GIBNEY
Retired   March 14, 2013
Colonel Ricky D. Gibney is Commander of the 119th Wing, North Dakota Air National Guard based in Fargo North Dakota. The Wing operates the MQ-1 Predator and the C-21 Lear Jet and is in the conversion process to transition to the C-27J Spartan. The Wing also has a Detachment at Minot AFB, North Dakota, the 219th Security Forces Squadron, as well as
11/23
2009
090702-F-JZ030-490 COMMAND CHIEF MASTER SERGEANT DAVID G. HARMON
Retired   May 18, 2012
Chief Master Sergeant David G. Harmon is the 119th Wing Command Chief of the North Dakota Air National Guard. He serves as the enlisted advocate and advisor on readiness, training, professional development, utilization of the force, conduct and quality of life issues pertaining to all assigned enlisted personnel at the 119th Wing. Chief Harmon
7/02
2009
COLONEL KENT R. OLSON
Retired   April 01, 2017
Col. Kent R. Olson is the Commander of the 119th Wing, North Dakota Air National Guard. He began his career by enlisting with the 119th Fighter Interceptor Group in 1981 serving as an Aircraft Munitions Systems Specialist. After being selected for training as an F-4 Weapons System Officer, Col Olson earned his commission from the Air National Guard
12/03
2008
080912-F-JZ033-861 COMMAND CHIEF MASTER SERGEANT PAULA K. JOHNSON
Retired   January 06, 2012
Chief Master Sergeant Paula K. Johnson is the North Dakota State Command Chief. She reports directly to the Adjutant General, ND, and is a member of the TAG's Joint Executive Council. She is responsible for the interests regarding welfare, readiness, morale, proper utilization and progress concerning enlisted member of the North Dakota Air National
5/14
2008
Default Air Force Logo COLONEL JEANIE MCMERTY
Retired   July 31, 2011
Colonel Jeanie McMerty is Vice Wing Commander of the 119th Wing, North Dakota Air National Guard. Colonel McMerty began her military career by enlisting in the North Dakota Air National Guard in March of 1972 as an Administrative Specialist. She earned her commission in May 1974 from the Air National Guard's Academy of Military Science. Following
4/04
2008
080401-F-JZ511-471 BRIG.GEN. JERALD L. ENGELMAN
Retired   April 14, 2007
Brigadier General Jerald L. Engelman assumed the duties of the Assistant Adjutant General for Air of North Dakota on March 11th, 2002. As the assistant adjutant general he is directly responsible to the adjutant general for the operational readiness of the North Dakota Air National Guard and the unit's ability to perform its federal and state
4/01
2008
Default Air Force Logo MAJ.GEN. DARROL G. SCHROEDER
Retired   June 25, 1988
General Schroeder enlisted in the North Dakota Air National Guard in 1947. He was commissioned through the Reserve Officer Training Corps program in May 1952 and attended U.S. Air Force Undergraduate Pilot Training at Bryan Air Force Base, Texas, in 1954. Following graduation from Advanced Gunnery School, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., in 1954, the
4/01
2008
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