Kansas Air National Guard

Kansas National Guard supports military appreciation event

By Steve Larson Public Affairs Office The Sporting KC soccer team hosted “Sporting Salutes,” a military appreciation night, Aug. 6, at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kansas, to express thanks and support for all past and present U.S. service members. More than 14,000 people turned out for the event, including approximately 500 military members, Gold Star families, veterans and …

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Civil engineer Airman builds civilian and military career

By Tech. Sgt. Erich B. Smith National Guard Bureau Though Senior Airman Samantha Ghareeb’s Air Force occupation involves excavators and bulldozers, one of her more memorable experiences in uniform – helping to renovate an orphanage in Latvia – required only hand tools. “I was tasked with putting what felt like 50 layers of stucco on the outside of the building,” …

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184th Intelligence Wing Hosts 2017 Joint Conference

By Capt. Matt Lucht, 184th IW Chief of Public Affairs With the banging of a gavel, Maj. Jason Inskeep, president of the National Guard Association of Kansas, officially opened the 2017 Joint Conference. This year’s conference was hosted April 29 and 30 by the 184th Intelligence Wing with the theme of building partnerships for our future.

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Active shooter exercise catches 184th Airmen off guard

By Staff Sgt. Lauren Penney 184th IW Public Affairs The sound of gun shots rang out in Building 65, McConnell Air Force Base, during the morning hours on April 13. POP! “You’re dead!” POP! POP! “You’re dead!” Airmen were startled at their work stations as two members of the 184th Security Forces Squadron invaded the area, informing them this was …

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