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Missouri Air National Guard launches mentorship program

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (KFVS) -

Senior female leaders of the Missouri Air National Guard are breaking ground on a new mentorship program.

According to a news release, the program focused on recruiting and retaining seasoned female Airmen serving in the Show-Me State.

The program is part of a larger leadership initiative spearheaded by Maj. Gen. Steve Danner, the adjutant general.

“The Missouri National Guard is privileged to have a number of strong women who are leaders throughout our organization,” Maj. Gen. Steve Danner, adjustant general. said. “We must continue to listen to our senior leaders like Chief Master Sgt. Laura Clark and Col. Kimbra Sterr to provide opportunities and create an atmosphere to develop junior Soldiers and Airmen as future leaders.”

Long-term goals and objectives of the program include mentorship for all Air Guard members to help build and develop their experiences for increased leadership roles and build adaptive, resilient leaders.

The Missouri Air National Guard Women's Mentorship will meet November 20 and 21 at Whiteman Air Force Base.

For more information about the Missouri National Guard, please visit www.moguard.com and our social media sites:

http://www.facebook.com/Missouri.National.Guard; www.twitter.com/Missouri_NG

http://www.youtube.com/MoNationalGuard; www.myspace.com/missouri_ng

http://www.flickr.com/photos/missouriguard; www.moguard.com/blog

http://www.pinterest.com/monationalguard/; www.dvidshub.net/unit/MONGPAO

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