CMSgt Kangas is new State Command Chief
Brig. Gen. Robert Schulte, the North Dakota National Guard chief of staff for Air, presents a symbolic glass etching to Chief Master Sgt. Duane Kangas, right, as he assumes the position of State Command Chief during a change of responsibility ceremony at the North Dakota Air National Guard Base, Fargo, N.D., Dec. 5, 2020. Kangas has served as the 119th Wing Command Chief since February, 2016, prior to assuming his new position. The State Command Chief position is the highest level of enlisted leadership in the North Dakota Air National Guard, where he will serve as the principle advisor to Maj. Gen. Al Dohrmann, the North Dakota adjutant general, on all matters concerning discipline, morale, welfare, effective utilization, professional development and career progression of over 900 enlisted Air Guard members. He has over 36 years of U.S. Military service. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Chief Master Sgt. David H. Lipp)

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