Maine Army National Guard Leadership
The Acting Adjutant General — Brigadier General Gerard F. Bolduc
General Bolduc is the Commander of the Maine Air National Guard and the Assistant Adjutant General, Air at the Joint Force Headquarters, Maine Air National Guard, Camp Keyes, Augusta, Maine. General Bolduc serves as the principal advisor to the Governor and The Adjutant General on a broad range of matters concerning the United States Air Force and the Air National Guard. He is the primary advisor to The Adjutant General for all ANG units in Maine and ensures the combat readiness and mission capability of an Air Refueling Wing and two Geographically Separated Units. He is responsible for the command, control and operations of plans and programs affecting more than 1,100 Maine Air National Guard personnel.
General Bolduc joined the Air Force and was commissioned in March 1982 through the Academy of Military Science, Knoxville, Tennessee. After completion of navigator training, he was assigned to Bangor Air National Guard Base, Maine. He served in numerous operations and maintenance assignments and held squadron, group, and vice wing command positions.
Assistant Adjutant General — Brigadier General Michael J. Bouchard
Brigadier General Michael J. Bouchard is the Assistant Adjutant General-Army, Maine National Guard. He also serves as Commander, Maine Army National Guard and leads over 2,100 Soldiers assigned to 38 Army National Guard units. He is the principal assistant to the Adjutant General and provides advice on all issues pertaining to the utilization of Maine Army National Guard assets. He guides the development and implementation of all programs and policies affecting the organization.General Bouchard is responsible for all training, manning and equipping as related to readiness and the resource planning, programming, budgeting and execution in support of operational requirements and readiness goals in support of State and Federal missions.
General Bouchard received his commission through the Reserve Officer Training Corps program upon graduating from Norwich University, Northfield, Vermont in 1985. He served on active duty with the United States Army in Germany and the Continental United States before joining the Maine Army National Guard in 1989. From 1989 through 1995, he served in various command and staff assignments with the Maine Army National Guard to include assignments in Panama and Guatemala with Task Force Team 240 and Task Force Dirigo. In 1989, General Bouchard was assessed into the Title-10 Active Guard and Reserve Program and served in numerous positions at the National Guard Bureau, the Headquarters Department of Army, the Secretary of the Army Office, and the Installation Management Command. In 2010 he deployed to Afghanistan with the 86 Infantry Brigade Combat Team and served as the Director of the Afghan National Police Directorate and dual hatted as the senior operational mentor to the Commanding General of the Afghan Civil Order Police.
Prior to his current assignment, General Bouchard served as the Installation Division Chief responsible for all Army National Guard Installations and Facilities and as the Army National Guard G4 responsible for the Installations, Logistics, Environmental and Energy/Sustainability programs in support of the 350,000 Guardsmen and all Army National Guard units in the 54 States, U.S. Territories and District of Columbia.
Command Chief Warrant Officer — Chief Warrant Officer Five Darrell A. Stevens
Chief Warrant Officer Five Darrell A. Stevens was appointed as the Command Chief Warrant Officer (CCWO) of the Maine Army National Guard on 1 April 2008 by Major General John W. Libby, Adjutant General for Maine. As the CCWO, he serves under the general direction of The Adjutant General (TAG) to address warrant officer management, education, development and to improve the strength management of the Warrant Officer Corps. He serves as warrant officer advisor to TAG and as a member of TAG's primary staff.
Born in Portland, Maine, CW5 Stevens enlisted in the Army in June of 1980 as an aircraft mechanic. His assignments included Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; Camp Casey, Korea; and Ft. Devens, Massachusetts. Upon completion of a six year Active duty tour, CW5 Stevens enlisted in the Maine Army National Guard as a Utility Helicopter mechanic in the 112th Medical Company "Air Ambulance" and attained the rank of SGT/E-5.
He was selected in 1987 to attend the Initial Entry rotary course and was appointed as a warrant officer aviator after completing the UH-1 (Huey) pilot track in June 1988. Units of assignment include the following: 112th Medical CO. (AA), C CO 1/137th AVN, DET 14 OSACOM, Counterdrug Recon Air Interdiction Detachment and Joint Forces Head Quarters.
CW5 Stevens is a graduate of a variety of military courses, including the Warrant officer senior staff, Warrant officer Staff, warrant officer aviation advance and basic course. In addition he completed the Fixed Wing multi-engine Qualification Course, Air Traffic Control operator course, OH-58 qualification and instructor pilot course, Mountain Qual. Course, Aviation Life support equipment technician course, Aviation Safety course, Medical Evacuation Doctrine course and RAID Qualification course.
CW5 Stevens is rated in the UH-1, OH-58, U-21 and C-12 aircraft with more than 4,500 flight hours. He is a graduate of St. Joseph's College of Maine with a BS in Business Management and a member of the National Guard Officers Association of Maine, the Military Officers Association of America and Army Aviation Association of America. He also serves as the Region One Vice Chairman for the National Warrant Officer Senior Advisory council.
State Command Sergeant Major — Command Sergeant Major
Scott M. Doyon
Command Sergeant Major Scott Doyon began his military career by joining the United States Army on June 14, 1991. He served as an Infantryman in numerous assignments including the 1-503rd IN, Korea, 1-327th IN, FT Campbell KY including a deployment to Sinai Egypt, 3-325th Airborne, Vicenza Italy including a deployment into Bosnia, and 1-508th Vicenza Italy including a deployment to Sierra Leone Africa. During his active duty tour he successfully completed the US Army Airborne School, Air Assault School, Cheju-do Rappel School, and Ranger School.
Upon completion of his active duty obligation he joined the 3-172nd Mountain Infantry, Maine Army National Guard June 1998. Over the next twelve years he volunteered and deployed on three separate occasions for one year tours to both Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. His last deployment he was the Sergeant Major of both an Embedded training team responsible for over 1200 Afghan Soldiers, Police and NDS Agents and the NCOIC of a Provincial Reconstruction Team for an entire Provence. While in the National Guard he completed the US Army Sniper School, Mountain Warfare School (Honor Graduate), Assault climber course, First Sergeant Course, and is currently finishing the United States Sergeants Major Academy. He furthered his civilian education by completing 32 credited hours toward his college degree.
He has served in leadership positions of increasing responsibility to include: Mortar Section Leader, Sniper Section Leader, Platoon Sergeant, and First Sergeant, Operation Sergeant Major, Battalion CSM, the 52nd TC Command Sergeant Major and now the State Command Sergeant Major for the Maine Army National Guard.
Command Sergeant Major Doyon's military awards include the Bronze Star w/ Oak leaf cluster, Meritorious Service Medal w/ oak leaf cluster, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal (5 awards) and Army Achievement Medal (4 awards), Combat Infantryman's Badge, Expert Infantryman's Badge, Ranger Tab, Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge, Tunisian Parachutist Badge, Ram's Head Device, Order of Saint Maurice, three unit awards and 17 other federal medals and ribbons.
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