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Burned countryside

KDEM, National Guard recount the “Battle of the Blaze”

  By Sgt. Zach Sheely Public Affairs Office When people think of emergencies in Kansas, floods and tornadoes may come to mind. However, that may be changing after a series of fires blackened more than 1,000 square miles of Northwest, Southwest and Central Kansas – all within a matter of 10 days in March.

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2-137 Equips Tactical Vehicles with Duke System

Story by Spc. Justin Humphreys, 102d Public Affairs Detachment FORT IRWIN, Calif. – Soldiers with 2d Battalion, 137th Infantry Regiment, Kansas Army National Guard installed counter remote controlled improvised explosive devices systems, known as a “Duke”, on their tactical vehicles May 22, 2017 at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, California.

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Purple Heart Memorial to be dedicated in Holton May 6

Holton Purple Heart Memorial ICYMI: At the corner of Fourth and Iowa, in Holton, Kansas, is Linscott Park, the home of a new memorial dedicated to the Purple Heart recipients of Jackson County. On May 6, the monument was officially unveiled. Posted by Kansas National Guard on Saturday, May 20, 2017 5/4/2017 Contact: Public Affairs Office- Catherine Horner Email: catherine.f.horner.nfg@mail.mil …

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