Texas State Guard Commanding General Gets Promoted by Adjutant General

The Commanding General of the Texas State Guard, MG Anthony Woods, was recently promoted to the rank of Major General by the Adjutant General (Senior National Guard General) of Texas, Major General Thomas Suelzer. Major General Anthony Woods took command of the Texas State Guard in 2021 after a long and illustrious career in the US Army. He served as Battalion Executive Officer during Operation Noble Eagle, a nationwide military operation that utilizes thousands of National Guardsmen to provide support to homeland security as well as to federal, state, and local agencies. He also served as Deputy Commander for Operation Jump Start (OJS), a military operation designed to secure the Southwest border. MG Woods is also a Combat Veteran having served in Afghanistan as Task Force Commander of the Security Force Agency Task Force (S-FAT).

Major General Woods joined the Texas State Guard in 2015 to continue serving his State and his Country. He now commands and leads one of the largest and most active State Defense Forces in the country.

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The Commanding General of the Texas State Guard was promoted to the rank of Maj. Gen. today in a ceremony at Camp Mabry. The Adjutant General of Texas, Maj. Gen. Thomas Suelzer gave the oath of office in the private ceremony with Maj. General’s wife, Cecilia, and other family members in attendance for the joyous occasion. Congratulations Major General Woods. Much deserved Sir. Duty. Honor. Texas.
















Source: Texas State Guard

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