McMorris Rodgers Applauds Appointment of Brigadier General Bret Daugherty as Adjutant General of the State of Washington

Jul 24, 2012
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Veterans

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement today after Gov. Chris Gregoire (D-WA) announced the appointment of Brigadier General Bret D. Daugherty as Adjutant General of the State of Washington, replacing Major General Timothy Lowenberg, who is retiring:

“I look forward to working with Gen. Daugherty to bolster Washington’s military capabilities – especially Fairchild Air Force Base – and supporting those who bravely wear the uniform of our great nation. 

“I’ve enjoyed working with Gen. Lowenberg, and like all Washingtonians and all Americans, I thank him for his service and wish him well in his retirement.” 

As state Adjutant General, Gen. Daugherty assumes leadership of the Washington Army and Air National Guard as well as the state’s Emergency Management agency. He also becomes the state’s liaison to the federal Homeland Security Department. 

Gen. Lowenberg – who served as state Adjutant General for the past 13 years – announced his retirement on Friday after 44 years of military service.

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