Major General Esther Aguigui set to retire following 36 years of service

Major General Esther Aguigui, the Adjutant General of the Guam National Guard (PNC File Photo)

Major General Esther Aguigui has officially sent her letter of intent to retire following 36 years of service.

According to Guam National Guard Spokesperson – Mark Scott – Governor Lou Leon Guerrero will soon make her next pick for Adjutant General of Guam.

Major General Aguigui was appointed to be the Adjutant General by Governor Leon Guerrero back in 2019 – and according to the Guam National Guard – she is the first female officer to lead the National Guard in its history.

The Adjutant General is responsible for leading and coordinating the use of the Guam National Guard in both territorial and federal matters.

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News Director for the Pacific News Center, Don was born and raised on the island of Saipan and moved to Guam in the Spring of 2016 to pursue higher education at the University of Guam. It was at UOG that Don discovered his passion for keeping his peers politically informed. In his free time, you can find him flying his drone or doing landscape and portrait photography. Don joined the PNC News Team to broaden his writing, and to challenge himself to get in front of the camera. Don’s ultimate goal and passion is to have a well informed and politically engaged Marianas.