Kansas Army National Guard

JROTC cadets get a taste of military life

By Spc. Samantha J. Whitehead 105th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment Every good chef knows the way to enhance a fine dining experience is to whet the appetite with a small taste of what is to come. Cadets from the Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps at Lee’s Summit, Missouri, high school had their appetites for military life whetted March …

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Kansas Guard engineers train in preparation for National Training Center rotation

By Spc. Samantha J. Whitehead 105th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment Two platoons of combat engineers spent April 7 atop a hill at a demolition range at Fort Riley, reading exacting step-by-step instructions out of  training manuals and setting up thousands of pounds of equipment, all in preparation for one short radio message: “Fire in the hole!” Soldiers assigned to the …

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Jennings wins EANGKS Outstanding Guardsman

By Staff Sgt. Mark Nussbaumer Public Affairs Office Sgt. 1st Class Brandon Jennings has earned the Enlisted Association National Guard of Kansas Outstanding Guardsman award on May 4. He was presented the award in front of his unit and family by Troy Able, a representative of the EANGKS. The Enlisted Association of the National Guard of Kansas Awards Program is …

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18-053 Kansas National Guard soldiers to be honored during Run for the Fallen

Kansas National Guard soldiers who died while serving during the War on Terror will be recognized April 7 to June 5 during the America’s Run for the Fallen (http://runforthefallen.org/) America’s Run for the Fallen is a nationwide relay foot run in tribute to every military service member who has died while serving or as a result of serving during the …

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Kansas Guard returns from deployment

The Soldiers of the 635th Regional Support Group arrived at Fort Bliss and were greeted by Maj. Gen. Lee Tafanelli and other leadership. It had been a long day of flying for the soldiers but they were happy to be one step closer to home. Job well done guys!

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18-051 Weishaar to receive promotion to brigadier general May 5

Col. David A. Weishaar will be promoted to brigadier general in a ceremony on Saturday, May 5, at 1 p.m. in the Dole Center Ball Room, McConnell Air Force Base, Wichita. The following day, Sunday, May 6, Weishaar will be installed as assistant adjutant general – Air and commander of the Kansas Air National Guard. He succeeds Brig. Gen. Jay …

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Kansas Best Warrior Photos

Congratulations to the winners of the 2018 Kansas Best Warrior Competition! Check out these photos from the two day competition in Salina, Kansas, March 22 and 23.

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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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