Louisiana Army National Guardsman John Dunlap III, J.D. ’89, was promoted to brigadier general June 2. He will become the LANG’s new assistant adjutant general, Army. Dunlap will serve as a principal military advisor to the adjutant general of the LANG, and be responsible for assisting in the deployment and coordination of programs, policies and plans for the Louisiana Army National Guard.
Dunlap joined the LANG in 1992 and was assigned to the 256th Infantry Brigade as the assistant logistics officer. Dunlap deployed in support of Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm and Operation Iraqi Freedom. He has also responded to over 25 state emergencies, most notably Hurricanes Katrina and Rita and the flood in August 2016. He has also worked in the private practice of law in Baton Rouge, in the areas of construction law, surety law, federal contracting, business law and commercial litigation.
(U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Garrett L. Dipuma)