Agencies, Boards and Commissions

Texas Military Department*

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3 Members - Term: 2 Years

General Information

Agency #: 401 P.O. Box 5218Camp MabryAustin, TX 78763-5218


Office Office Holder Hometown / Term Ends
Deputy Adjutant General for Air Brigadier General Dawn Ferrell Wichita Falls
Adjutant General of Texas Major General John F. Nichols Spring Branch, 01-31-2018
Deputy Adjutant General for Army Brigadier General Tracy Norris Austin


Office Office Holder Phone / Fax
Texas State Guard Major General Gerald "Jake" Betty (512) 782-5255
Chief of Staff to the Adjutant General Colonel Gregory Chaney (512) 782-5022
Director of Government Affairs Major Malcolm Warbrick (512) 782-5531
Public Affairs Officer Lieutenant Colonel Travis Walters (512) 782-5620
General Counsel Lieutenant Colonel Sonya Batchelor (512) 782-5057
Executive Director, Texas Military Department Mr. Bill Wilson (512) 782-5688


The adjutant general is commander of the Texas Military Forces and subordinate only to the governor in matters pertaining to its three branches, the Texas Army National Guard, Texas Air National Guard and Texas State Guard.

* Subject to the Texas Sunset Act; will be reviewed in 2019.