WASHINGTON (KT) - Kentucky Commissioner for the Department of Veteran Affairs Norman E. Arflack has been nominated by President Donald Trump to serve as U.S. Marshal for the Eastern District of Kentucky.
Arflack served 38 years in the Kentucky National Guard, retiring as a brigadier general, and was deputy adjutant general of the Guard under former Governors Paul Patton and Ernie Fletcher.
His most notable awards and decorations include the Army Commendation Medal, the Army Achievement, the Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal, the Armed Forces Reserve Medal, the Army Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Meritorious Service Medal.
"General Arflack’s distinguished career of service in the Kentucky National Guard and the Kentucky State Police has equipped him with the necessary experience for this new position," said Sen. Mitch McConnell. "I am grateful that he has chosen to continue serving his community, and I look forward to the Senate confirming his nomination.”
He was also Justice and Public Protection Cabinet Secretary for Fletcher and spent a year as Commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control.
Concurrent with his Guard service, Arflack spent 23 years with Kentucky State Police.
Arflack holds a B.S. in Law Enforcement from Eastern Kentucky University and earned an M.P A. from Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania.
His nomination must be confirmed by the U. S. Senate.