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Senate Confirms Loh as Next Director of the Air National Guard

July 22, 2020

The U.S. Senate confirmed U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Michael A. Loh to serve as the 13th director of the Air National Guard July 20. 

By assuming the post, Loh will be promoted to lieutenant general.

“General Loh is an outstanding leader who clearly understands the evolving and complex strategic environment we face at home and abroad,” U.S. Air Force Gen. Joseph Lengyel, chief, National Guard Bureau, said.

“His experience and proven record, especially in helping shape the National Guard’s space mission, make him uniquely qualified to lead the Air National Guard’s modernization efforts to meet tomorrow’s national security challenges and better protect our nation.”

As the DANG, Loh is responsible for formulating, developing, and coordinating all plans, policies, and programs for more than 107,700 Air National Guard Airmen and civilians in 90 wings and 175 geographically separated units located in 213 locations throughout the 50 States, 3 territories (Puerto Rico, Guam, the Virgin Islands), and the District of Columbia.

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