Capt. Matthew Murphy

Major General Michael T. McGuire, the Adjutant General of Arizona, hands a two-star guide-on to newly promoted Maj. Gen. Edward Maxwell, the Air Component Commander, at his promotion ceremony at Papago Park Military Reservation Jan. 10.

PHOENIX – The Arizona Air National Guard promoted Edward P. Maxwell to the rank of major general here today at the Allen Readiness Center on Papago Park Military Reservation.


PHOENIX – The Arizona National Guard bid farewell to Brig. Gen. John E. Burk in a retirement ceremony here Nov. 8, celebrating the general’s contributions during his 30-year military career.

Burk began his military service in June of 1985 in the active duty Army as an enlisted Soldier and commissioned four years later in July 1989. He joined the Arizona National Guard in 1997.

Army Guard Twins promoted

PHOENIX - Twin brothers Derick and Frederick Aidoo recently pinned on the rank of master sergeant here. These literal brothers in arms serve the state and nation in the Arizona Army National Guard. According to their colleagues, they serve with two-times the dedication, two-times the commitment, and two-times the honor.

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