Lt. Gen. Stanley “Sid” Clarke III, the recently confirmed new director of the Air National Guard, is bringing his command chief with him to the Pentagon.
The Air Force on Jan. 8 announced that Chief Master Sgt. James Hotaling will be the new command chief of the Air National Guard. Hotaling had been command chief of North America Aerospace Command Region 1 – 1st Air Force at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., since Jan. 2012, where Lt. Gen. Clarke had served since Aug. 2011.
Hotaling, a combat controller by training, had previously served as command chief of the 142d Fighter Wing in Portland, Ore.