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Brig. Gen. Orr to remain Adj. General of Iowa Nat'l Guard

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URBANDALE (KWWL) -- Brig. Gen. Tim Orr will continue as Adjutant General of the Iowa National Guard.  Gov.-Elect Terry Branstad made that announcement Tuesday morning.  Orr has been Adjutant General since March 26, 2009.

"General Orr has served the Iowa National Guard as an outstanding leader for our state," said Gov.-elect Branstad. "I have met with General Orr, and came away extremely impressed, and believe his leadership is a tremendous asset to all Iowa National Guard members, their families, and to Iowa as a whole. I am excited he has agreed to continue in this capacity."

Orr is an Iowa native and began his military career in 1978 when he enlisted in the Iowa Army National Guard.

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