Ceremony to mark Deering’s retirement

Ponca City Now - February 5, 2015 7:25 am

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – The Oklahoma National Guard has scheduled a ceremony to mark the change of command and a change of responsibility because of the pending retirements of Maj. Gen. Myles Deering and Command Sgt. Jam. Steven Jensen.

Deering will retire Feb. 7 as adjutant general to become the state secretary of military and veteran affairs and Jensen will retire the same day as the senior enlisted officer.

Brig. Gen. Robbie Asher will replace Deering as adjutant general and Command Sgt. Maj. Tony Riggs will replace Jensen.

The change of command and change of responsibility ceremonies will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Norman Armed Forces Reserve Center in Norman.


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