Brigadier General Stephen Hogan named Adjutant General

12/07/2015 10:08 AM

Gov.-elect Matt Bevin has named Brigadier General Stephen R. Hogan Adjutant General of the commonwealth.

Hogan, a Hebron native, formerly served as Assistant Adjutant General for the Kentucky Army National Guard, according to a press release from the transition team. He served as Deputy Commander of the Kentucky Army National Guard from 2011 to June of 2014 according to his LinkedIn profile.

“We owe our freedom and safety to the men and women of our military,” Bevin said in a statement. “General Hogan has served our country and our Commonwealth with honor and distinction and understands first hand, the critical importance of the citizen soldier. I have absolute confidence that he will be an excellent Commanding General.”

Most recently Hogan served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Military Interstate Children’s Compact Commission, a role he’s been in since Sept. 2013. He developed the national commission’s policies, procedures, and support to highly mobile dependents of active duty military members, according to a release from Bevin’s transition team.

“I am very honored and humbled to assume this role in service to the Commonwealth,” Hogan said. “I am looking forward to working again with the finest Guard in the Nation.”

According to the release, Hogan served active duty assignments with the 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; 6th Infantry Division Light, Fort Richardson, Alaska; The Army Operations Center, Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia, and Multi-National Corps Iraq, Baghdad, Iraq.

Hogan also served in the Kentucky Army National Guard as an active duty Guardsman with the State’s Counter-Drug Unit, from June 1993 to February 2011.

Bevin will be sworn into office in a private service at midnight Monday.

About Nick Storm

Nick Storm is the Anchor and Managing Editor of Pure Politics, the only nightly program dedicated to Kentucky politics. Nick covers all of the political heavyweights and his investigative work brings to light issues that might otherwise go unnoticed, like the connection between the high profile Steubenville, Ohio rape and a Kentucky hacker whose push for further investigation could put him in federal prison. Nick is also working on a feature length bio documentary Outlaw Poet: A documentary on Ron Whitehead. Follow Nick on Twitter @NickStorm_cn2. Nick can be reached at 502-792-1107 or nicholas.storm@twcnews.com.

Google+

SUBSCRIBE NOW

Subscribe to email updates.

Subscribe and get the latest political intelligence delivered to your inbox.

TWEETS ABOUT KENTUCKY POLITICS