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Webmaster Comments 19.11.04

November 4, 2019

Barrett Sworn in as Air Force Secretary.  Barbara Barrett began her term as the Air Force’s 25th secretary with a swearing-in ceremony October 18. “I’m conscious of the extraordinary privilege of working with the men & women of the [Air Force],” Barrett wrote on Twitter. “We’ve got a lot to do & I’m ready to get to work!” Read the full story by Rachel S. Cohen.

Secretary Barrett’s full biography – “She is an instrument-rated pilot and was trained and certified for space flight.”

Follow up on the Hawaii National Guard Birthday BallMaj Alan Kahanu followed up on a previous email announcing the postponement of this year’s event. If you were among the many who already submitted payment, he asked you contact him at 808.844.6022 or

He went on to say that there will be Birthday Ball in November 2020. Retiree News will post more information. as it becomes known.

Save the Date. There will be a Transfer of Authority Ceremony for the Adjutant General on Friday, December 6, 2019. The ceremony will be at Washington Place. As part of the day’s events, Brigadier General Kenneth Hara will be pinned to major general after Transfer of Authority Ceremony. 

Retiree News will post more information when it becomes available.

A hui hou kākou

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