Kansas Army National Guard

Janis reenlists

Creating partnerships across states! Capt. Michael Billings of the Kansas Training Center in Salina, Kansas, recites the oath for reenlistment to Spc. Bradley Janis of the South Dakota National Guard. Janis is a student at the 2nd Battalion, 235th Regiment. He reenlisted on 23 Jan. 23, 2020, for a 6-year commitment.

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635th Armor Regiment and 137th Infantry Regiment accepting scholarship applications

The Scholarship Committee of the 635th Armor Regiment and 137th Infantry Regiment Scholarship fund has announced the availability of four $500 education scholarships. The purpose of the fund is to provide scholarship grants to direct descendants, legally adopted children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren of those that served honorably, to assist the recipients in attending accredited schools of higher learning. Applications will …

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19-073 Kansas National Guard supports Veterans Day events across Kansas

Soldiers and Airmen of the Kansas National Guard will be supporting a number of Veterans Day events across the state.Events scheduled for Nov. 6Emporia – Command Sgt. Maj. Steve Harmon will visit classes at Sacred Heart Catholic School, 102 Cottonwood St.Events scheduled for Nov. 7Overland Park – Soldiers of Detachment 3, 731st Composite Truck Company will have a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected …

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19-071 Nov 2 activation ceremony set for KSARNG medical company

The 169th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, Kansas Army National Guard, will host an activation ceremony for the 117th Medical Company, Area Support on Saturday, Nov. 2. The ceremony will begin at 2 p.m. at the Heartland Preparedness Center, 2808 North New York St., Wichita. “This is the first unit of its kind in the state of Kansas,” said Maj. Judee Cordell, …

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19-072 Kansas National Guard Hall of Fame induction set for Nov. 3

The Kansas National Guard will be adding three new names to its roster of distinguished Guardsmen during an induction ceremony for the Kansas National Guard Hall of Fame Nov. 3. The ceremony will take place at Nickell Armory, 2722 SW Topeka Blvd., Topeka, KS beginning at 2 p.m.  This year’s inductees are the late Capt. James A. Naismith, the late …

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Departure ceremony set for deploying soldiers of the 169th CSSB

Soldiers and families of the Kansas National Guard’s 169th Combat Sustainment Support Brigade will be honored in a departure ceremony Saturday, Oct. 20. The ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. in the multipurpose room of the Dr. Thomas Burke’s Technical Education Center, Kansas City Kansas Community College, 6565 State Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. A social hour will begin at 8 …

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19-065 Kansas National Guard to conduct orientation flight Oct. 23

Community leaders from Overland Park and the surrounding area will be flying out of Johnson County Community College Campus, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park, Kansas, on Wednesday, Oct. 23, aboard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters flown by the Kansas National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 108th Aviation. The flights are part of the Kansas National Guard’s Community Connect program to increase awareness of the Guard, …

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Citizen Soldier 2023 supports commanding general’s initiatives

By Staff Sgt. Mark Nussbaumer Command Sgt. Maj. Steve Harmon, the new senior enlisted leader of the Kansas Army National Guard, unveiled his command strategies in a new campaign called Citizen Soldier 2023 in support of Brig. Gen. Anthony Mohatt’s, the commanding general of the Kansas army National Guard, lines of efforts, which are sustained readiness, soldier care, shared understanding …

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19-058 OCS Hall of Fame induction ceremony set for Aug. 24

Retired Brig. Gen. Robert E. Windham will be inducted into the Kansas National Guard Officer Candidate School Hall of Fame in a ceremony set for Saturday, Aug. 24, at the Kansas Highway Patrol Academy, 2019 E. Iron Ave., Salina. Retired Brig. Gen. Robert Windham The 1 p.m. ceremony will be held in conjunction with the graduation and commissioning ceremony for …

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