In February, the Hawaii Chapter welcomed Major General Darryll D.M. Wong, Adjutant General, State of Hawaii, who gave an update on the Hawaii National Guard and Homeland Security. As State Adjutant General, he oversees the training and readiness of the 5,500 soldiers and airmen of the Hawaii National Guard. He is also the director of State Civil Defense, provides direct support to the Office of Veterans Services, and is the Homeland Security Advisor to the Governor.
Our Senior Government Leader of the Month was Colonel Michael Finn II, Director of Communications and Chief Information Officer, HQ PACAF, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. Senior Master Sergeant Torry Hickson, Pacific Theater Info Grid (TIG) Operations Leader, DISA-PAC, was recognized as our Young AFCEAN of the Month. We are proud of our awardees for all they do in the service of others. Congratulations, gentlemen!