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News Release
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Brig. Gen. Alan R. Gronewold sworn in as The Adjutant General of the Oregon National Guard (Photo) - 11/28/23

SALEM, Ore. - Oregon Governor Tina Kotek served as the Presiding Officer for Brig. Gen.  Alan R. Gronewold’s appointment as The Adjutant General (TAG) of the Oregon National Guard, during an Investiture Ceremony held at Salem, Oregon on November 28, 2023. Governor Kotek appointed Gronewold to the position in October. 

The ceremony took place at the Oregon State Library with family, friends and members of the Oregon National Guard, including former Adjutants General Maj. Gen. (ret.) Raymond F. Rees, and Maj. Gen. (ret.) Michael E. Stencel. 

Governor Kotek provided remarks and then administered the oath for Brig. Gen. Gronewold. 

“The Oregon National Guard has distinguished itself many times over in its service to our state in times of need, dedication to supporting federal missions, and commitment to continued excellence in training and readiness for the greatest of challenges,” Governor Kotek said. “I am confident that Brig. Gen. Gronewold will continue and expand upon this legacy.”

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Released Photos and Video B-Roll:

231128-Z-CH590-1002: Oregon Governor Tina Kotek and Brig. Gen. Alan R. Gronewold stand for the Playing of Honors during the Investiture Ceremony held at the Oregon State Library, Salem, Oregon on Nov. 28, 2023. During the ceremony, Brig. Gen. Gronewold was sworn into the office as The Adjutant General, Oregon National Guard. (National Guard photo by John Hughel, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs)

231128-Z-CH590-1008: Oregon Gov. Tina Kotek delivers remarks to those in attendance for the Investiture Ceremony held for Brig. Gen. Alan R. Gronewold, held at the Oregon State Library, Salem, Oregon on Nov. 28, 2023 as he became the 32nd Adjutant General for the Oregon National Guard. Gov. Kotek served as the Presiding Officer for the ceremony. (National Guard photo by John Hughel, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs)

231128-Z-CH590-1021: Oregon Governor Tina Kotek administers the Oath of Office for Brig. Gen. Alan R. Gronewold during the Investiture Ceremony held at the Oregon State Library, Salem, Oregon on Nov. 28, 2023. During the ceremony, Brig. Gen. Gronewold was sworn into the office as The Adjutant General for the Oregon National Guard. (National Guard photo by John Hughel, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs)

231128-Z-CH590-1034: Brig. Gen. Alan R. Gronewold is congratulated by those in attendance during the Investiture Ceremony held at the Oregon State Library, Salem, Oregon on Nov. 28, 2023. Gov. Tina Kotek served as the Presiding Officer for the ceremony. (National Guard photo by John Hughel, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs)

231128-Z-CH590-1061: Former Oregon Adjutant General Maj. Gen. (ret.) Michael E. Stencel (left) congratulates Brig. Gen. Alan R. Gronewold (right) following the conclusion of his Investiture Ceremony held at the Oregon State Library, Salem, Oregon on Nov. 28, 2023. During the ceremony, Brig. Gen. Gronewold was sworn into the office as The Adjutant General for the Oregon National Guard. (National Guard photo by John Hughel, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs)

231128-Z-CH590-1062: United States Military Academy Class of 1996 graduates gather for a group photograph with Brig. Gen. Alan R. Gronewold (center) following his appointment as The Adjutant General for the Oregon National Guard following the Investiture Ceremony held at the Oregon State Library, Salem, Oregon on Nov. 28, 2023. (National Guard photo by John Hughel, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs)

231128-Z-CH590-1069: Brig. Gen. Alan R. Gronewold, Adjutant General, Oregon, pauses for a family photograph following the Investiture ceremony held at the Oregon State Library, Salem, Oregon on Nov. 28, 2023. During the Ceremony, Brig. Gen. Gronewold was sworn into the office as The Adjutant General for the Oregon National Guard. (National Guard photo by John Hughel, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs)

 

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