Major General John Andonie was recently promoted to the Deputy Director of the Army National Guard, which consists of 336,000 Soldiers in the 50 states, three territories and the District of Columbia. In his new role, Andonie will serve in Washington D.C. as the chief assistant for Lt. General Jon Jensen in carrying out that mission.
Andonie was first assigned to the 194th Separate Armored Brigade at Fort Knox, Kentucky. His awards include the Bronze Star, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Army Commendation Medal, the Iraq Campaign Medal, the National Defense Service Ribbon and the Parachutists Badge. He has been awarded the Order of St. George, which is presented to outstanding armor officer, and the Order of St. Maurice, which is awarded to infantry officers for distinguished service. Read more.