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Retired Chief Warrant Officer 4 Ronald E. Mullinax

Retired Chief Warrant Officer 4 Ronald E. Mullinax, 72,  Manhattan, Kansas, passed away Sunday, June 23, 2019. Ron was born Aug. 25, 1946, in Norton, Kansas, to Earl and Mary Posson and was later adopted by John and Ada Mullinax. He grew up in Lenora, Kansas, graduating from Lenora Rural High School in 1964. After completing a Denver Automotive Institute …

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Thomas R. Cox

Thomas R. Cox, 72, of Topeka, passed away June 15, 2019, in Lenexa, Kansas. Cox enlisted in the Air Force  October of 1963 and was first deployed as a photo systems technician with the 20th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron, supporting missions flown over North Vietnam. After returning for a brief stint with Strategic Air Command at Turner Air Force Base, he was …

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Robert Leland Grosfield

Robert Leland Grosfield, 74, of Eskridge,  passed away Sunday, June 9, 2019. He was born Sept. 24, 1944, to  Oscar and Eleanor Grosfield. He lived and farmed in Brown County, Kansas, until the early 1980s. Grosfield had a 32 year military career before retiring in 2000. He spent his remaining years on his hobby farm. He married Sandy Dunnaway Grosfield …

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19-045 Update to Disaster Response: Stafford County added to governor’s disaster proclamation

Stafford County was added to the state disaster proclamation signed by Governor Laura Kelly May 9 which brings the total to 67. “The severe weather continues to exact a painful toll in communities across the state,” Kelly said. “We’re working to ensure that the response effectively addresses damage and other fallout of the storms as we work toward a full …

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New APFT prompting Soldiers to up their game

By Sgt. Michael Steed 105th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment It’s no secret that the Army has a new physical fitness test coming soon. The old test is being revamped and replaced by the Army Combat Fitness Test with six events rather than the current three. The new test includes three repetition maximum dead-lift, standing power throw, hand-release push-up, sprint-drag-carry, leg …

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