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Promotions announced June 5

Private 2nd Class — Antone Glenn, Justin Lewis, Cody Stuhlsatz Private 1st Class — Kristin Anderson, Emery Forrester, Jordon Lujan, Marissa Ortiz, Joshua Wilson Specialist — Adam Alonzo, Zaw Htoo Aung Sergeant — Joseph Bergkamp, David Cesmat, Samuel Day, Christian Small, Kyle Weishaar Staff Sergeant — Ricardo Miguel Bonilla Captain — Eric David Johnson, Liyue Huangsigle, Curtis James Parkhurst, Callie …

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LeRoy Butler Jr.

LeRoy Butler Jr., 67, of Topeka, passed away at his home May 27, 2018. LeRoy was born on December 3, 1950, son of Leroy Butler Sr. and Lucille Washington Butler. LeRoy served in the Army, Air National Guard for 20 years, where he earned the National Defense Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Air Compliance Achievement Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, …

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Kansas National Guard Awards 05-14-18

KANSAS ARMY NATIONAL GUARD Distinguished Service Medal     Maj. Gen. Victor Braden, 35th ID, Fort Leavenworth Legion of Merit     Brig. Gen. John Rueger, 35th ID, Fort Leavenworth Lt. Col. Roger Krull, JFHQ-KS LC, Topeka Command Sgt. Maj. Timothy Newton, 35th ID, Fort Leavenworth Command Sgt. Maj. Terence Hankerson, HSC, 35th ID, Fort Leavenworth Meritorious Service Medal   …

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James G. Olborg

James G. “Jim” Oborg, 90, passed away Sunday, May 6, 2018 at Bethany Home. Jim was born Dec. 27, 1927, in Smolan to Godfrey and Myrtle (Pihl) Oborg. Jim was a graduate of Smolan High School. He married Ruth Johnson on Aug. 25, 1951. He lived in the Smolan and Lindsborg area all his life. Jim belonged to Salemsborg Lutheran …

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Promotions Announced 05-10-18

Private 2nd Class — Kristin Anderson, Headquarters, 1st Battalion, 108th Aviation; Roy Fry Jr, 1st Battalion, 161st Field Artillery; James Hall, Headquarters, 2nd Combined Arms Battalion, 137th Infantry; Gerald Palmer, Headquarters, 891st Engineer Battalion; Jesse Tilson, Headquarters, 2nd Combined Arms Battalion, 137th Infantry Private 1st Class – Tyler Barker, Headquarters, 891st Engineer Battalion; Karin Hernandez-Castaneda, Headquarters, 169th Combat Sustainment Support …

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Retired 1st Sgt. Carl W. Stone

Retired 1st Sgt. Carl W. E. Stone, 78, of Garnett, passed away Monday, May 7, 2018. Graveside service will be held at 10:00 A.M., Saturday, May 12, 2018, at Woodlawn Cemetery, Pomona, with full military honors by the Kansas Army National Guard. Family will meet with friends from 6:00 P.M. to 7:30 P.M., Friday, May 11, 2018, at Dengel & …

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Retired Staff Sgt. Carl W. Davis

Retired Staff Sgt. Carl W. Davis, 79, of Junction City has transitioned onto his new journey. He passed at Geary Community Hospital on April 30, 2018. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 5, 2018 at Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home, 203 N. Washington Street, Junction City, KS 66441. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until …

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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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Gregory L. Hopper

Gregory “Greg” Lynn Hopper, age 68 of Leonardville, passed away Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at his residence. He was born on March 11, 1950 in the Marysville, the son of Kenneth Earl and Marian Laverne (Shineman) Hopper. On April 20, 1974 in Hanover, he was married to Janet Marie Bruna. She survives of the home. Greg was a cattleman and …

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