Governor commends VNG, families after year busy with mobilizations
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RICHMOND, Va. - Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin and the First Lady of Virginia Suzanne S. Youngkin host a reception for Virginia National Guard Soldiers, Airmen and their families Dec. 4, 2022, at Virginia’s Executive Mansion in Richmond, Virginia. The reception recognized the families of those personnel who are currently mobilized on federal active duty deployments. Retired Maj. Gen. Craig Crenshaw and Jason Pak, the Virginia Secretary and Deputy Secretary of Veterans and Defense Affairs, and Brig. Gen. James W. Ring, the Virginia National Guard Director of the Joint Staff, also visited with Soldiers, Airmen and their families during the event. The Fork Union Military Academy Honors Band provided a musical performance for those in attendance.


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