The Adjutant General of Oklahoma is the highest ranking military official in the state of Oklahoma, subordinate only to the Governor of Oklahoma. The highest officer of the Oklahoma National Guard, the Adjutant General is the principal advisor to the Governor on military affairs and the head of the Oklahoma Military Department as the Secretary of the Military.
The current Adjutant General of Oklahoma is Major General Myles Deering. Major General Deering was appointed by Governor Brad Henry on February 3, 2009, following the promotion of Harry M. Wyatt III to director of the Air National Guard at the Pentagon.
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