AG announces battalion command selections

SANDSTON, Va. — Maj. Gen. Timothy P. Williams, the Adjutant General of Virginia, announced the following officers were selected for battalion command:

– Lt. Col. Robert W. Leseman will command the Fairfax-based 124th Cyber Battalion, 91st Cyber Brigade
– Lt. Col. Steele E. McGonegal will command the Winchester-based 3rd Battalion, 116th Infantry Regiment, 116th Infantry Brigade Combat Team
– Maj. Demetrius D. Parrot will command the Petersburg-based 276th Engineer Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group

Effective dates for the new assignments will be in the fourth quarter of 2018.

“Please join me in congratulating these officers on their new assignments.” Williams wrote in the announcement. “Each of these individuals has a track record of excellence and selfless service to the Virginia National Guard and nation. With your continued support, I am confident they will lead the Virginia Army National Guard to great success in the future.”