May 24, 2022

Kansas National Guardsmen will support Memorial Day events

Soldiers and Airmen of the Kansas National Guard will support a variety of Memorial Day events across the state.

May 20, 2022

Visit reinforces Kansas-Armenia partnership

Maj. Gen. David Weishaar, Kansas adjutant general, and other Kansas National Guard leadership traveled to the Republic of Armenia in May for a key leadership engagement as part of the National Guard Bureau’s State Partnership Program. Since 2003, the partnership has resulted in multiple military to military and civilian to civilian exchanges.

May 13, 2022

Kansas Air National Guard and Armenia medical leadership conduct medical needs assessment

Lt. Col. Amy Hill, Kansas National Guard State Partnership Program director, along with Col. Linda Goodson and Capt. Charles Ross, 184th Medical Group, met in Yerevan, Armenia, March 21-25 with the U.S. European Command surgeon general, U.S. Air Force surgeon general evaluators, U.S. Embassy personnel and Armenian Armed Forces to carry out a Role 2 Medical Treatment Facility Pre-deployment Assessment.

May 6, 2022

Kansas Guardsman receives car from Cars4Heroes

Sgt. Heriberto Cruz Meija works in the Joint Operations Center in Topeka, but lives in Eskridge. He is also a member of the 2nd Battalion, 235th Regiment, where he is a culinary specialist instructor. That means a drive to Salina every month. When his car broke down during a winter storm, forcing him into a ditch, he found himself in a dilemma.

May 3, 2022

Governor Kelly requests major presidential disaster declaration for winter storms

Gov. Laura Kelly sent a letter to President Joe Biden seeking a major disaster declaration for winter storms accompanied by snow, ice and extreme winds that occurred March 17-22. Kelly submitted her request through the Federal Emergency Management Agency May 3.

April 29, 2022

Governor Kelly Signs State of Disaster Emergency Declaration

An intense springtime storm system that moved across Kansas the evening of April 29 with large hail and strong straight-line winds spawned multiple tornados causing damage to buildings, trees, and power lines in several counties.  In response to these storms, Governor Laura Kelly declared a State of Disaster Emergency effective at 8:57 p.m. on April 29.

April 29, 2022

Family Readiness volunteers honored in weekend ceremony

Volunteers and spouses of the Kansas Army National Guard were recognized by G1 Personnel Support Services during a ceremony April 23 in Wichita as part of a Wellness Workshop hosted by Soldier and Family Readiness.

April 25, 2022

SBA loans approved for Cottonwood Complex Wildland Fire damages

The Small Business Administration has approved an Administrative Declaration for residents and business owners in Reno County affected by the Cottonwood Complex Wildland Fire March 5-16. In addition to Reno County, residents and businesses in the contiguous counties of Harvey, Kingman, McPherson, Pratt, Rice, Sedgwick and Stafford are also eligible to apply for low-interest SBA loans.

April 22, 2022

Flight paramedics complete recertification course

Company G, 1st Battalion, 111th General Service Aviation Battalion, hosted a National Guard Bureau-funded recertification course March 5-18 for seven Critical Care flight paramedics. The intensive 14-day course, open to Army National Guard flight medics, incorporated medical manikins and Company G’s specialized aviation medicine equipment kits into learning scenarios.

April 15, 2022

Spc. Khup Lun, 169th Combat Sustainment

“I joined the Guard because I wanted to serve the country who gave me a better life.” Spc. Khup Lun, 169th Combat Sustainment (KSARNG) , was born and raised in Burma. “Our country is so famous because of the military government,” said Lun.