Director of the Army National Guard
Lieutenant General Timothy J. Kadavy
Official photo (hi-res)
Lieutenant General Timothy J. Kadavy assumed duties as the Director, Army National Guard, National Guard Bureau, Washington, District of Columbia on 27th March 2015. As Director, he guides the formulation, development and implementation of all programs and policies affecting the Army National Guard; a force of over 350,000 Soldiers in the 54 States, Territories and the District of Columbia.
Prior to his current assignment, General Kadavy served as the Special Assistant to the Vice Chief, National Guard Bureau, where he was responsible for representing the National Guard at key meetings and work sessions at the Department of Defense, Joint Staff and Inter-Agency level. General Kadavy also served as Commander, Combined Joint Inter-Agency Task Force – Afghanistan where he was responsible for coordinating and directing the effects for Counter/Anti-Corruption, Counter Narcotics, Counter Threat Financing. Prior to his deployment to Afghanistan, General Kadavy served as Deputy Director, Army National Guard and the Adjutant General of Nebraska.
General Kadavy received his commission from the University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Army Reserve Officers Training Corps on 12 May 1984. He has commanded at the Troop, Squadron and Task Force Level. He commanded Bravo Troop, 1st Battalion 167th Cavalry, First Squadron, 1st Battalion 167th Cavalry and the Northern United States Task Force - Stabilization Forces 13 (Task Force Huskers) in Operation Joint Forge, Bosnia Herzegovina. General Kadavy deployed to Iraq in 2006 and served as the Senior Reserve Component Advisor to the Commander Multi-National Corps - Iraq.