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NP's Nash to lead MN National Guard
Governor Tim Pawlenty appointed Major General Richard C. Nash of New Prague to be the 30th Adjutant General of the Minnesota National Guard on Thursday, Aug. 26. Major General Nash succeeds Major General Larry Shellito who announced his retirement in June.
The Adjutant General is the administrative head of the Minnesota Department of Military Affairs and the leader of the Minnesota National Guard. Minnesota has the nation's fifth largest National Guard, with more than 14,000 members operating in 63 facilities throughout the state.