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Massachusetts military leaders meet at State House

Military officers representing every
installation in Massachusetts join leadership of the Commonwealth's Military
Asset and Security Strategy Task Force in the Massachusetts State House.
The group was invited by Governor Deval L. Patrick, Co-Chair of the Task
Force, for his annual State of the Commonwealth address during which he
discussed his Administration's strong support of the military and veterans
over the last seven years. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Jeremiah
Clark, 65th Public Affairs Operations Center)

Military officers representing every installation in Massachusetts join leadership of the Commonwealth's Military Asset and Security Strategy Task Force in the Massachusetts State House. The group was invited by Governor Deval L. Patrick, Co-Chair of the Task Force, for his annual State of the Commonwealth address during which he discussed his Administration's strong support of the military and veterans over the last seven years. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Jeremiah Clark, 65th Public Affairs Operations Center)

Boston, Mass. -- --

Military officers representing every

installation in Massachusetts join leadership of the Commonwealth's Military Asset and Security Strategy Task Force in the Massachusetts State House. The group was invited by Governor Deval L. Patrick, Co-Chair of the Task Force, for his annual State of the Commonwealth address during which he discussed his Administration's strong support of the military and veterans over the last seven years. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Jeremiah Clark, 65th Public Affairs Operations Center)

 

In order from left to right:

 

Massachusetts Secretary of Education Matthew Malone (U.S. Marine

Corps)

 

Adam Freudberg, Policy Advisor to Governor Patrick and Executive

Director of the Military Asset and Security Strategy Task Force

 

Massachusetts Secretary of Veterans' Services Coleman Nee (U.S.

Marine Corps)

 

Massachusetts National Guard: Major General L. Scott Rice, The

Adjutant General

 

U.S. Coast Guard First District: Rear Admiral Dan Abel, Commander,

First Coast Guard District

 

Massachusetts National Guard: Brigadier General Paul Smith, The

Assistant Adjutant General

 

U.S. Army Natick Soldier System Center: Brigadier General William

Cole, Commanding Officer

 

Westover Air Reserve Base: Brigadier General Steven Vautrain,

Commander, 439th Airlift Wing

 

Joint Base Cape Cod (JBCC) and Otis Air National Guard Base: Colonel

Virginia Doonan, Deputy Director of JBCC

 

Barnes Air National Guard Base: Colonel James Keefe, Commander,

104th Fighter Wing

 

Otis Air National Guard Base at JBCC: Colonel James LeFavor,

Commander, 102d Intelligence Wing

 

Camp Edwards Army National Guard Base at JBCC: Colonel Gregory

McDonald, Commander

 

Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod at JBCC: Captain Stephen Torpey

 

Hanscom Air Force Base: Colonel Lester Weilacher, Commander, 66th

Air Base Group

 

Cape Cod Air Force Station 6th Space Warning Squadron at JBCC: Lt.

Colonel Z. Walter Jackim, Commander

 

Fort Devens: Command Sergeant Major Angel L. Ortiz-Guzman