Leadership Notes

Kansas Best Warrior Competition

Best Warrior Nine Soldiers competed for a chance to become the Best Warrior in Kansas on March 22-23, 2018. 635th Regional Support Group (KSARNG), 235th Regiment, 130th Field Artillery Brigade, 997th Brigade Support Battalion, 69th Troop Command (KSARNG), 1-161 Field Artillery Battalion-Kansas Army National Guard Posted by Kansas Army National Guard on Thursday, March 29, 2018

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Enlisted Force Advisory Council works to address Airmen concerns

By State Command Chief Master Sgt. William Stacey State Command Chief – Air The Air National Guard Enlisted Force Advisory Council is broken up into seven regions which represent more than 91,000 enlisted members of the ANG. The sole purpose of EFAC is to identify and fix issues that impact all Airmen at the national level. The state of Kansas …

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Warrant Officers must understand key Army National Guard tasks

By Chief Warrant Officer 5 Michael Smith Command Chief Warrant Officer I’m deviating from the Warrant Officer centric discussion this month to explain the key tasks to make the Warrant Officer Cohort and the Kansas Army National Guard stronger. Sustained Readiness Readiness is our #1 priority. We must be ready to fight and support what happens today and we will …

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Devastation of Hurricane Harvey affected us all

By Maj. Gen Lee Tafanelli The Adjutant General Hurricane Harvey is another tragedy that has galvanized the entire nation into action. First, we saw the utter devastation such a disaster wreaks on people – lives lost, homes and businesses destroyed, an entire city’s infrastructure severely damaged in ways it will take months, if not years, to fully restore. It is …

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Volunteering: An investment in our organization’s future

By Chief Master Sgt. James L. Brown Command Senior Enlisted Leader As part of supporting the adjutant general’s priorities, this office is heavily invested in building partnerships within local communities around the state. Reaching out and finding ways to add value to the communities in which we serve will help tell our story and raise awareness of the Kanas National …

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WOCS, NGAUS, and developing your career

By Chief Warrant Officer 5 Michael Smith Command Chief Warrant Officer The annual National Guard Association Conference was held April 28-30 in Wichita. Chief Warrant Officer 3 David Lockhart was recognized as the 2017 Warrant Officer of the Year. Lockhart entered the KSARNG in 2015 and is currently assigned as the WOCS course manager at the 1st Battalion, 235th Regiment. …

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The Kansas National Guard, one team with many strengths

Have you ever heard the phrases Army Strong; Fly Fight Win; Always Ready, Always There? Slogans like these give military members a motto to follow while serving their state or nation. When I think of the Kansas National Guard, I see a diverse force of infantry, field artillery, pilots, tankers, security forces or military police, engineers, truck drivers and a …

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