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State Armory Board

Our Mission

Members of the State Armory Board are appointed pursuant to the Indiana Military Code (I. C. 10-2-2-9) The primary function of the State Armory Board is to provide, manage, and care for armories for the use of the Military Forces of the State of Indiana. Additional information relative to the State Armory Board may be found in Title 10 Indiana Military Laws.

Board Members

  • Michael A. Kiefer, President

    Retired Brigadier General Michael A KieferBrigadier General (ret.) Michael A. Kiefer assumed duties as the Land Component Commander, Joint Force Headquarters, Indianapolis, Indiana on 1 February 2005. As Land Component Commander he commands 3 brigade size elements. General Kiefer began his military career as an enlisted solder on July 2, 1969. He received a direct appointment as 1st Lieutenant on November 16, 1974. He has served as Trial Counsel, Commander, Recruiting and Retention and Assistant Adjutant General prior to his current assignment as Deputy Commander.

    • Highest Rank Obtained: Brigadier General
    • Military Awards: Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Army Service Ribbon
  • Ronald W. Henry, Vice President

    Ronald W. Henry, Vice President

    Brigadier General (ret.) Ronald W. Henry (Bill) served from 1959 to 1999.  He began his career as an enlisted soldier with the Field Artillery Battalion for the Indiana Army National Guard. Of note, BG Henry served as the Assistant Adjutant General and retired following a stint as the Deputy Commander State Area Command. In his spare time, BG Henry participates in various alumni groups associated with the National Guard.

    • Served from 1959-1999
    • Highest Rank Obtained: Brigadier General
    • Civilian Employment: Project Supervisor for the Indiana Department of Transportation, Milestone Contractors
    • Military Awards: Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Army Reserve Component Overseas Training Ribbon, Join Meritorious Unit Award
    • Personal Awards: Sagamore of the Wabash
  • Marjorie Kay Courtney, Member

    Marjorie Kay Courtney, Member

    Colonel (ret.) Marjorie Kay Courtney served from 1976-2010 in the Army.  During her time, she served in Operation Iraqi Freedom.  When not in the Guard, Col. Courtney has been commercial real estate broker and a member of the National Guard Army Reserve. Col. Courtney loves seeing those she had mentored progress in their careers as well as participating in various alumni groups associated with the National Guard.

    • Served from 1976-2010
    • Highest Rank Obtained: Colonel
    • Civilian Employment: Commercial Real Estate Broker, National Guard AGR
    • Military Awards: Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Indiana Distinguished Service Medal, Indiana Commendation Medal, Iraq Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Overseas Service Ribbon, Indiana Emergency Service Ribbon, Mississippi Emergency Service Ribbon, Danish Contingent March Medal
    • Personal Awards: Sagamore of the Wabash, the Honorable Order of Saint Barbara
  • Timothy R. Warrick, Member

    Timothy R. Warrick, Member

    Colonel (ret.) Timothy R. Warrick served from 1971-2011. He served as the Adjutant General Infantry Quartermaster.  During his time in the National Guard, Col. Warrick served in Vietnam, the Gulf War, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Operation Enduring Freedom. When not serving overseas, Col. Warrick worked in education and sales.

    • Served from 1971-2011
    • Highest Rank Obtained: Colonel
    • Civilian Employment: Education, Sales
    • Military Awards: Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Army Reserve Achievement Medal
  • Donivan J. Mahuron, Member

    Donivan J. Mahuron, Member

    Master Sergeant (ret.) Donivan J. Mahuron (Jack) served from 1944 to 2001. MSG Mahuron enlisted in the Air Force and served during World War II and the Korean War. Following his active duty, MSG Mahuron continued in the US Air Force Reserve and then the Indiana National Guard. He is very active in the community, being associated with the VFW, American Legion, National Guard Association of Indiana, and the American Military Retiree Association. He has also serves on the Hoosier Youth Challenge Foundation Board, IU Southeast Board of Advisors, Washington County Hospital Foundation, Inc., Washington County Community Foundation, and the Washington County Economic Growth Partnership.

    • Served from 1944-2001
    • Highest Rank Obtained: Master Sergeant
    • Civilian Employment: Banker
    • Personal Awards: Chancellor’s Medallion, IU, Sagamore of the Wabash, IU Bicentennial Medal