On the 15th of June 1775, George Washington was elected General and Commander-in-chief. The Continental Congress, June 16th) "that there be appointed for the American Army two (2) major-generals, with pay $166 per month, eight (8) brigadier-generals and one (1) adjutant-general, with pay $125 per month." Horatio Gates, Esq., (of Virginia, late major, British army) was chosen adjutant-general June 17th, and it was resolved "that he shall have the rank of brigadier-general." His commission was signed by President Hancock, on the 19th of June. Since the beginning AG Corps has grown and gone through many changes.
The Adjutant General School and the Soldier Support Institute (SSI) are located at Ft Jacskon, SC They provide training and development of doctrine and organization for Army personnel and administrative operations The reconstructed Adjutant General Corp Regiment (AG) was created in 1987. The U.S. Army administration and finance specialists are trained at the Adjutant General School. . Today’s AG Corps serves as human resource (HR) managers for the Army. HR NCO's can have varied duties commensurate with type of assignment.