Woman Now Leads NGB Joint Staff:

Air National Guard Maj. Gen. Terry Scherling has become the first woman to head the National Guard Bureau’s Joint Staff, according to an NGB statement. She took over as director on Jan. 3 and received her second star on Jan. 5. Scherling was serving on the Pentagon’s Joint Staff as deputy director for antiterrorism and homeland defense and joint director of military support to civilian authorities.