Senior Enlisted Leader

Command Sergeant Major John T. Raines assumed responsibility as the second Senior Enlisted Leader for the Mississippi National Guard (MSNG) on July 10, 2015.  He advises the Adjutant General of Mississippi on all enlisted-related matters, particularly in areas affecting Soldier training and quality of life. He also travels with the Adjutant General visiting Mississippi Guardsmen deployed around the world​. ​

Prior to assuming responsibility as the MSNG SEL, Raines served as the Joint Operations Senior Enlisted Leader for US Pacific Command, where he was responsible for coaching and mentoring joint US Forces as well as multi-national partners throughout the region. 

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