Kansas Army National Guard

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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Our Military Kids newsletter March 2018

Page 1 “OMK Kids Called to Serve” –  Sgt. 1st Class Don Dickey (Battery A, 2nd Battalion, 130th Field Artillery), his wife, Adrienne (Airman and Family Readiness Program Manager, 190th Air Refueling Wing), and their sons, Staff Sgt. Skylar Dickey and Senior Airman Caleb Dickey (both 190th Air Refueling Wing). Page 3 “OMK Kid Grows Up” – Col. Brett Criqui (Joint Forces Headquarters – …

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2nd Combined Arms Battalion, 137th Infantry Regiment hosts Family Day

By 1st Lt. Lauren Orr 105th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment More than 1,000 family and friends took part in this year’s 2nd Combined Arms Battalion, 137th Infantry Regiment Family Day at Fort Riley. The March 24 event was designed to allow family members the opportunity to see their Soldier working and experience what their specific job entails in an effort …

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Headstones at Arlington National Cemetery

William E. Abrams

William E. Abrams, 72, of Salina, passed away Thursday, March 29, 2018. He was born Nov. 18, 1945, in Wichita, to William and Virginia (Gabelman) Abrams. He married Janet R. Buchenau, May 2, 2003. Bill was a former member of Co B 2-635th Armor After graduating Salina Central High School, Bill joined the United States Army in Sept. 1965 and …

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Promotions announced

Private 2nd Class — Karla P Alvaradovalencia, 170th Maint Co; Brandin Doyle Bell, Hhc 891st Engr Bn; Jarod Allen Boll, 170th Maint Co; Zachery Taylor Bringhurst, 997th Bde Spt Bn; Aaron Dale Buckles, Co B Rear, 1st Bn, 108th Av; Brandon David Bunting, HHC, 169th CSSB; Aaron Jacob Chenhall, 35th Military Police Co; Austyn Tyler Collins, Det 2, 731st Trans …

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