General Officer Promotion Ceremony

SPRINGFIELD, IL (08/01/2017) (readMedia)-- The Illinois National Guard will be hosting a promotion ceremony. Col. Mark C. Jackson of Frankfort, Illinois will be promoted to brigadier general. Jackson serves as the Assistant Adjutant General-Army for the Illinois National Guard.


• Col. Mark C. Jackson, Assistant Adjutant General-Army

• Maj. Gen. Richard J. Hayes Jr. Adjutant General, Illinois National Guard

• Col. Eric Little, Chief of Staff, Illinois Army National Guard


 Jackson will be promoted to brigadier general during a ceremony at the Illinois Military Academy.  

WHEN: Saturday August 05, 2017 at 02:00PM Central Time (US & Canada)
WHERE: Illinois Military Acadamey
1301 N. MacArthur Blvd
Springfield, Illinois 62702

 Media should arrive 15 minutes prior to the ceremony. For additional information, contact the Illinois National Guard Public Affairs Officer at 217-761-3569 or