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 Welcome to the Office of the

 Inspector General for the Alabama National Guard.

Information on this site is designed to assist both Soldiers and Airmen and to enhance their knowledge of the Inspector General's (IG) Office.

The State Command Inspector General is a Regular Army Colonel detailed by the Department of the Army and the National Guard Bureau.

 IG Mission

The Inspector General is the confidential advisor to The Adjutant General of the Alabama National Guard and serves as an extension of the eyes, ears, voice and conscience of the commander, and determines, for the commander the state of economy, efficiency, discipline, morale, esprit de corps and readiness throughout the Alabama National Guard.

IG Vision

Leaders proactively seek IG assistance to prevent injustices/perceived injustices, increase Soldier confidence in leaders, and reduce IG complaints.

IG Functions

Inspections, Assistance, Investigations, and Teach & Train.  The Inspector General office provides assistance to members of the National Guard, Department of Defense Civilians, Retirees, Military Technicians and family members by performing inquiries, investigations and compliance inspections of units as needed.  We are committed to providing the members of the Alabama National Guard with instructions and guidance on the Army and Air National Guard systems, procedures and processes.  


Individuals who need to contact the Alabama National Guard Inspector General are encouraged to contact the office by phone or email.     




Alabama National Guard 334-271-7245; DSN 363-7245
ATTN: Inspector General Toll Free: 866-456-2764, Pin#7245
P.O. Box 3711 FAX: 334-271-7302; DSN 363-7302
Montgomery, AL 36109-0711
Tuesday - Friday 0600-1700


187th FW, ANG, Montgomery 334-394-7117; DSN: 358-9117
117th ARW, ANG, Birmingham

205-714-2528; DSN: 778-2528

FWA Hotline: 295-714-2659


 Anyone, whether a service member, civilian employee, defense contractor, or private citizen, who witnesses what he or she believes to be a violation of ethical standards and/or the law, including but not limited to fraud, waste, or abuse of authority, potential leaks of classified information, or potential acts of terrorism, should report such conduct through his or her chain of command, respective service Inspector General, or directly to his or her respective service Inspector General or directly to the Inspector General of the Department of Defense Hotline at 800-424-9098 (e-mail:

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