/ Published August 13, 2013
Chief Master Sgt. William G. Whipple accepts a certificate from Brig. Gen. Harold Reed, deputy adjutant general, and assumed position as the new State Command Chief for Wyoming at a transfer of authority ceremony conducted at the Joint Forces Readiness Center Aug. 3, 2013, in Cheyenne, Wyo. Whipple replaces Chief Master Sgt. Ralph D. Hensala (right) who formally retired after the ceremony. (U.S. Army National Guard Photo by Sgt. 1st Class James McGuire)
Chief Master Sgt. William G. Whipple became the seventh command chief master sergeant to the adjutant general of Wyoming, assuming authority from Chief Master Sgt. Ralph D. Hensala at a ceremony conducted at the Joint Forces Readiness Center in Cheyenne, Wyo., Aug. 3, 2013. Whipple is responsible for all affairs concerned with enlisted personnel of the Wyoming Air National Guard. He also serves as the senior enlisted leader to the chief of the joint staff.