Virginia National Guard Leadership

Governor of Virginia

Ralph S. Northam
Bio at Governor's Website

Commanding General, 29th Infantry Division

Major General John M. Rhodes
Bio at NGB

Virginia National Guard Air Component Commander

Brigadier General Toni Lord

Bio at NGB

Assistant Adjutant General for Army Strategic Initiatives

Brigadier General James A. Zollar​
Bio at NGB

Director of Staff – Virginia Air National Guard

Colonel David R. Lands​

Virginia Army Guard Command Sergeant Major

Command Sergeant Major
Ronald L. Smith Jr.

Sec. of Veterans & Defense Affairs

Sec. Carlos Hopkins
Bio at VADA website

Deputy Commanding General- Operations, 29th Infantry Division

Colonel Joseph DiNonno

Commanding General, Virginia Defense Force

Brigadier General (Va.) Justin P. Carlitti, Sr.


Director of the Virginia National Guard Joint Staff

Brigadier General James W. Ring
Bio at NGB

Virginia National Guard State Command Chief Warrant Officer

Chief Warrant Officer 5
Joseph W. Puckett​

Virginia Air Guard State Command Chief Master Sergeant

Command Chief Master Sergeant
Kelly B. Reich

The Adjutant General of Virginia

Major General Timothy P. Williams
Bio at NGB

Virginia National Guard Land Component Commander

Brigadier General K. Weedon Gallagher
Bio at NGB

Assistant Adjutant General for Air Strategic Initiatives

Brigadier General Thomas A. Dukes Jr.

Bio at NGB

Chief of Staff, Virginia Army National Guard

Colonel E. Scott Smith


Virginia National Guard Senior Enlisted Leader

Command Chief Master Sergeant
James J. Profita​

Command Sergeant Major, 29th Infantry Division

Command Sergeant Major
Alan M. Ferris