SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Command Sgt. Maj. Dena Ballowe, the outgoing Illinois National Guard Command Senior Enlisted Leader, thanks family, friends, and fellow Illinois National Guard members, for their support during her time as the ILNG CSEL. Ballowe relinquished responsibility and authority as the CSEL to Command Sgt. Maj. Kehinde Salami, Sept. 8 at the Illinois Military Academy, Camp Lincoln, Springfield, Illinois. Ballowe retired Oct. 31 after 32 years of service in the Illinois Army National Guard.


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