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Retired Maj. Bill Allen Stull

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Retired Maj. Bill Allen Stull, 70, of Hutchinson, died Nov. 22, 2020, at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center, after a long battle with COPD. He was born June 5, 1950, in Hutchinson, to Howard and Charity (Scholtisseck) Stull. Bill graduated from Hutchinson High School in 1968, and then from Regents College. He served in the Kansas Army National Guard’s 35th Division …

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Retired Chief Master Sgt. Richard Hamlin

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Richard Leon Hamlin, 76, of Circleville, Kansas, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, in Topeka.  He was born June 28, 1944, in Holton, the son of Ralph and Erma (Myers) Hamlin.           Richard graduated from Circleville High School in 1962.  He proudly served in the United States Air Force at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware from 1962 – 1968.  …

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Retired Master Sgt. Joseph Dune “JD” Ferguson

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Retired Master Sgt. Joseph Dune “JD” Ferguson, 62, of Ottawa, Kansas, passed away Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, at AdventHealth Shawnee Mission. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 21, at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Ottawa. JD was born January 19, 1958, in Ottawa, the son of James A. and Donna L. (Barber) Ferguson. He was a lifelong Ottawa …

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Kansas Guard annual promotion board benefits candidates, evaluators

By Staff Sgt. Ian Safford105th Mobile Public Affairs DetachmentKansas Army National Guard WICHITA, Kan. – The annual Enlisted Promotion System board, comprised of volunteer Kansas Army National Guard noncommissioned officers, convened at the Heartland Preparedness Center in Wichita Oct. 23-25. The purpose of the board was to evaluate the competencies, leadership potential, adherence to standards, past performance and evaluations of …

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Retired Lt. Col. Robert E. “Bob” Dunn

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Retired Lt. Col. Robert E. “Bob” Dunn, 86, of Ottawa, Kansas, moved into his eternal home in Heaven, where he is surrounded by many friends and loved ones in the presence of our Lord Jesus. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020, at Westminster Presbyterian Church, Ottawa. Family will meet with friends from 5:30 p.m. …

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