Governor Carney’s Statement on Senate Confirmation of Brigadier General Michael Berry

DOVER, Del. Governor John Carney on Wednesday issued the following statement on the Delaware Senate’s confirmation of Brigadier General Michael Berry as the next Adjutant General for the Delaware National Guard:

“Thank you to the members of the Delaware Senate for confirming Brigadier General Michael Berry to the position of Adjutant General. Delaware is fortunate to have a leader of Brigadier General Berry’s caliber prepared to lead the Delaware National Guard. He’s a dedicated public servant who walks the talk— as he has for our state for nearly 30 years with Delaware State Police and in service with the Guard. We are confident that Brigadier General Berry will continue the tradition of exceptional leadership in the Delaware National Guard.”

Berry will replace current Adjutant General, Maj. Gen. Carol Timmons. Timmons has announced her retirement, effective March 2019, when she will complete 42 years military service.