HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — A new Guam National Guard adjutant general has been named.

Pacific Daily News (http://is.gd/SFYDlF) reports Col. Roderick R. Leon Guerrero will assume the top leadership position following the retirement of Maj. Gen. Benny Paulino.

Guam Gov. Eddie Calvo announced the appointment Thursday. The Guam Legislature must still approve Guerrero's appointment.

Guerrero's military career began as an enlisted soldier in 1985.