Boyette Named NCNG Brigadier General

RALEIGH, N.C. - The North Carolina National Guard promotes Army Col. Allen Boyette to the rank of brigadier general at the NCNG Joint Force Headquarters here, at 2 p.m.,Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 (U.S. Army National Guard Photo by Staff Sgt. Brendan Stephens)

NC State director of building and maintenance and operations Allen Boyette, a commissioned officer in the United States Army and the North Carolina National Guard since his graduation from NC State in 1987, has been promoted to the rank of brigadier general of the NCNG at a ceremony at the Joint Force Headquarters in Raleigh on Tuesday.

Boyette is an NC State graduate in mechanical engineering who earned a commission as a distinguished military graduate through the Reserve Officer Training Corps. He served on active duty as a platoon leader, company executive officer and battalion staff officer.

After six years on active duty, Boyette joined the N.C. Army National Guard in 1994 and has served in positions of increasing levels of responsibility and commanding at all levels through brigade.

He served a one-year tour of duty in Iraq with the NCNG, where he earned the Bronze Star. He has also earned the Meritorious Service Medal with four oak leaf clusters, the Air Assault badge, the parachutist badge and the ranger tab.

Named the 2014 Zebulon Citizen of the Year, Boyette lives in that Wake County town with his wife, Wanda, and three sons.

 

13 responses on “Boyette Named NCNG Brigadier General

  1. Nikki says:

    Congratulations!!

    1. Lynn Burris says:

      Allen, congratulations, what an honor.

  2. Michael A Boykin says:

    Congratulations BG Boyette. I’m proud to have served with you in Iraq and within the NC Army National Guard.

    LTC Michael A. Boykin
    US Army Reserves
    Fort Bragg, NC

  3. Bob Burns says:

    Congratulations.That is awesome

  4. Leigh Watkins says:

    Congratulations!

  5. Jill kazura says:

    Congratulations, Allen.

  6. Candice Jicha says:

    Congrats, Allen! Well deserved.

  7. Donna Gaddy says:

    Allen, Congratulations!!! This is a great honor. Thanks for serving our country. May God bless you and keep you safe.

    Donna Gaddy

  8. eyeager says:

    Congratulations General Boyette. Hard work always pays off. Well done.

  9. Eric Dean says:

    Congratulations Allen! It shall be a pleasure to serve with you at NCSU !

  10. Delton Brown says:

    Good job

  11. SPILLMAN GRICE says:

    CONGRATULATIONS SIR

  12. Amy B. Norton says:

    Congratulations Allen!! What a Great Honor. Thank you for serving our Country. God Bless!

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