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Johann “John” Kinsey (’77) named air component commander


Brig. Gen. Johann Kinsey standing in front of Texas state flag in uniform Brig. Gen. Johann “John” Kinsey. Photo courtesy of the Texas Military Department

May 15, 2017 – Brig. Gen. Johann “John” Kinsey (’77 B.A. geography) has been named commander of the Air Component Command for the Texas State Guard. In this role, he is responsible for maintaining the preparedness of highly trained guardsmen for state active duty and other missions in the State of Texas.

In addition to his geography degree, Kinsey earned a master’s in international relations, also from Virginia Tech. His military education incudes the Air Command and Staff College, Air War College, On Scene Commander Course, and Senior Office Protection Awareness Course.

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