SPRINGFIELD, ILL. — The Illinois Air National Guard has named a new chief of staff.
Col. Clayton Moushon, an attorney from East Peoria, has been appointed to the position and will be promoted to brigadier general.
National Guard officials say Moushon understands the organization and will provide leadership and guidance to its members.
Moushon has served for more than 25 years in the Air National Guard. He was the Air National Guard Assistant to the Staff Judge Advocate for the Air Mobility Command at Scott Air Force Base, advising on Air National Guard legal matters. He also served as a senior representative on the Judge Advocate Generalís Air National Guard Council.
Moushon was born in Peoria and received his law degree from Pepperdine University.