New Illinois National Guard Chief of Staff

Published 06/23 2014 10:17PM

Updated 06/23 2014 10:27PM

PEORIA - The Illinois National Guard has a new Chief of Staff today.
A Peoria-native is now filling the spot.
Colonel Joseph Schweickert was named during the Change of Command ceremony on Saturday in Springfield.
The promotion means Schweickert is leaving his current post as Commander of the Illinois National Guard's 129th Regiment and Regional Training Institute.

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