Major General Daniel R. Hokanson assumed duties as The Adjutant General for Oregon on August 1, 2013. He is responsible for providing the State of Oregon and the United States with a ready force of Citizen-Soldiers and Airmen, equipped and trained to respond to any contingency, natural or manmade. He directs, manages, and supervises the Oregon Military Department to include the administration, discipline, organization, training and mobilization of the Oregon National Guard, the Oregon State Defense Force, and the Office of Emergency Management. He develops and coordinates all policies, plans and programs of the Oregon National Guard in concert with the governor and legislature of the state. The adjutant general also serves as the governor's homeland security advisor.