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Maine National Guard promotes new second-in-command

March 6, 2019

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Maine Army National Guard hosted two ceremonies over the weekend to promote and install a new second-in-command.

Newly promoted Brig. Gen. Donald Lagace, Jr. took over the position of assistant adjutant general under Maj. Gen. Douglas Farnham. The Bangor Daily News reports Lagace replaces retiring Brig. Gen. Hugh Corbett.

Lagace is a veteran of the Gulf War who enlisted in 1982 and was commissioned as an officer in 1984.

He comes to the assistant adjutant general-Army post from the position of U.S. property and fiscal officer for Maine. Corbett retired after 33 years of military service.

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Information from: Bangor Daily News, http://www.bangordailynews.com

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