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N.H. National Guard Major General Speaks at UNH CEO Forum Nov. 17
November 7, 2011
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DURHAM, N.H. – Maj. Gen. William N. Reddel III, adjutant general of the New Hampshire National Guard, will discuss the history, mission, and future of the organization at the next University of New Hampshire CEO Forum Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011.

“The New Hampshire National Guard -- What You Should Know,” begins at 8 a.m. in Huddleston Hall.

Reddel's presentation will include a brief history of the New Hampshire National Guard dating back to the Revolutionary War. In addition to the organization of the Army and Air National Guard, he will describe both the state and federal missions. He will present an overview of the federal mobilizations in support of Operations Noble Eagle, Iraqi Freedom, Enduring Freedom and New Dawn as well as response to state emergencies. He will also present his vision of the future of the New Hampshire National Guard and how the community, state and nation can support a continuing National Guard presence.

Reddel has served as adjutant general since May 2009. As adjutant general, he oversees all aspects of the adjutant general’s department, which includes Army and Air National Guard and the New Hampshire Veteran’s Cemetery.

Upcoming speakers of the UNH CEO Forum include:

  • Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012
    Erik Dodier, co-founder and CEO
    PixelMEDIA, Portsmouth
  • Thursday, March 29, 2012
    Michael Dubyak, CEO and president
    Wright Express, South Portland, ME
  • Thursday, May 17, 2012
    Roger Gifford, CEO
    Gifford’s Ice Cream, Skowhegan, ME


Initiated in 1997, the UNH CEO Forum is an outreach program of the UNH Whittemore School of Business and Economics and the UNH Graduate School serving CEOs, presidents, and senior managers of companies in northern New England. The forum provides its members with opportunities to meet and exchange ideas with their peers in business and industry in an informal setting. The UNH CEO Forum is sponsored by the law firm of Pierce Atwood, People’s United Bank, Sprague Energy, Crystalvision, and Berry, Dunn, McNeil and Parker. For more information about the CEO Forum, visit http://www.unh-ceoforum.org/.

To register or become a member of the UNH CEO Forum, call Barbara Draper at 603-862-1107, or e-mail her at Barbara.draper@unh.edh . The event is free to members and $49 for first-time attendees.

The University of New Hampshire, founded in 1866, is a world-class public research university with the feel of a New England liberal arts college. A land, sea, and space-grant university, UNH is the state's flagship public institution, enrolling 12,200 undergraduate and 2,300 graduate students.

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Media Contact: Lori Wright | 603-862-0574 | UNH Media Relations