Lieutenant General Daniel R. Hokanson serves as the 11th Vice Chief of the National Guard Bureau. As Vice Chief, he assists the Chief of the National Guard Bureau in ensuring our nation's 453,000 Army and Air National Guardsmen are ready to fight and win America's wars, protect the homeland, and build enduring partnerships as an integral part of the Joint Force and the primary combat reserve of the Army and Air Force.
Prior to his current assignment, General Hokanson served as Deputy Commander, U.S. Northern Command, and Vice Commander, U.S. Element, North American Aerospace Defense Command at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado.
General Hokanson graduated from the United States Military Academy and served on active duty in Air Cavalry, Attack Helicopter and Aircraft Test organizations prior to joining the Oregon National Guard.