In this episode, Ashley and Jodi sit down with Major General Kendall Penn. General Penn is a member of the Governor’s Cabinet and is responsible for commanding the Arkansas Air and Army National Guard, with nearly 10,000 Airmen, Soldiers and state employees. As Adjutant General, General Penn is responsible for the day-to-day operation and management of the readiness, fiscal, personnel, equipment, and real property resources of the Military Department, and ensures the training readiness of all personnel to accomplish both state and federal missions. He speaks about past deployments, re-adjusting to civilian life and the future of the guard. The Ouachita Chronicles is brought to you by Don’s EZ Pay!