Nevada Military Affairs and Civil Emergencies
Adjutant General: Appointment; term; qualifications; grade.
The Governor shall appoint an Adjutant General who shall hold office for a 4-year term or until relieved by reason of resignation, withdrawal of federal recognition or for cause to be determined by a court-martial. The current term of an Adjutant General shall continue until its prescribed expiration date while such Adjutant General is serving in a federal active duty status under an order or call by the President of the United States.
To be eligible for appointment to the office of Adjutant General, a person must be an officer of the Nevada National Guard, federally recognized in the grade of lieutenant colonel or higher, and must have completed at least 6 years of service in the Nevada National Guard as a federally recognized officer.
The Adjutant General may be appointed in the grade of lieutenant colonel or higher, but not exceeding that of major general. If appointed in a lower grade, the Adjutant General may be promoted by the Governor to any grade not exceeding that of major general.