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Heather Angela King

Heather Angela King, 54, Wichita, unexpectedly passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2020, at a Wichita hospital. Heather was born March 4, 1966, in Hays, Kansas, the daughter of John and Connie (Meis) Willett. She grew up in Topeka and graduated from Washburn Rural High School. She worked in communications for the 190th Air National Guard for 13 years earning the …

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20-021 190th Air Refueling Wing salutes healthcare workers and first responders with flyover

The Kansas Air National Guard’s 190th Air Refueling Wing is scheduled to perform an Operation Kansas Strong flyover across four Kansas cities to salute healthcare workers, first responders and other frontline workers in the fight against COVID-19. The flyovers will take place on Tuesday, May 19, beginning at 1 p.m. in Emporia, followed by Manhattan, Topeka and Lawrence. The detailed …

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20-019 New KSARNG recruiting billboards focus on Hispanic communities

Residents of the Dodge City and Garden City areas may notice new billboards in their communities, beginning May 5. The billboards are the result of a new marketing campaign by the Kansas Army National Guard seeking to recruit members of Hispanic communities in western Kansas. “Recruiters in the local area wanted to tailor their marketing strategies and campaigns to better …

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Blessing of the Guard

By Lt. Col. Gleb Gluhovsky Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 108th Aviation I came to the United States as a refugee from the Soviet Union in 1991 and became an American citizen in 1995. In 1999, I decided to join the Kansas Army National Guard to show my appreciation for the newly found American freedom. In a span of …

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Atchison Hospital loans equipment for use in other medical facilities

The Kansas Division of Emergency Management has reached an agreement with Atchison Hospital and Clinics in Atchison, Kansas, for the temporary use of hospital equipment without cost that may be distributed to other medical facilities in need during the COVID-19 emergency. The equipment comes from the former Horton Community Hospital and includes hospital beds, IV pump, defibrillators, stretchers, a blood …

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