Virginia Defense Force Leaders

Governor of Virginia
Gov. Glenn Youngkin

Secretary of Veterans and Defense Affairs
Secretary Craig Crenshaw

Adjutant General of Virginia
Maj. Gen. Timothy P. Williams

Commanding General
Brig. Gen. (Va.) Justin P. Carlitti Sr.

Deputy Commander
Col. (Va.) David W. James

Command Chief Warrant Officer
Chief Warrant Officer 5 (Va.) H. Monty Willaford

Command Sergeant Major
Command Sgt. Maj. (Va.) Christopher Frederick Sr.

Chief of Staff
Col. (Va.) Nicholas A. Christoff

VDF Unit Administrator
Mrs. Maria Ganues

1st Regiment, Virginia Defense Force
Commander
Col. (Va.) Robin N. Phillips

Command Sergeant Major
Command Sergeant Major (Va.) Christopher C. Howlett

Support Operations Group, Virginia Defense Force
Commander
Col. (Va.) Donald J. Thornley

Command Sergeant Major
Currently vacant