Virginia Defense Force Leaders

Governor of Virginia
Gov. Ralph Northam

Secretary of Veterans and Defense Affairs
Secretary Carlos Hopkins

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 Sergeant Major
Command Sgt. Maj. (Va.) Tony N. Kegley

Chief of Staff
Col. (Va.) Donald J. Thornley

VDF Unit Administrator
Mrs. Maria Ganues

1st Regiment, Virginia Defense Force
Commander
Col. (Va.) Michael Lawson

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

Support Operations Group, Virginia Defense Force
Commander
Lt. Col. (Va.) Nicholas Christoff

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