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Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve seeks nominations for Kansas State Chair

Kansas Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve announces the launch of their formal search for the next State Chair of the Kansas Committee. The State Chair is an official Department of Defense volunteer position. The State Chair will be required to take an oath of office and will be sworn in as the new chair during a formal ceremony …

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Retired Master Sgt. Todd Robert Smith

Retired Master Sgt. Todd Robert Smith was born February 18, 1975, at Jefferson City, Missouri the son of Billy Jack and Janet Donnell Smith and passed away on September 15, 2018 in St. Louis, Missouri at the age of 43 years. Todd was preceded in death by grandparents Roy and Vivian Lorene Donnell and Robert and Eva Smith and his …

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Billy G. Sloan

Billy G. Sloan, age 79, Topeka, passed away Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at St. Francis Hospital. Billy was born Sept. 10, 1939, in Kentucky. He served two tours in the U.S. Air Force during Vietnam and later served with the Air National Guard in the 190th Air Refueling Wing for over 31 years. He married Shirley Ann Smotherman July 15, …

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Kansas receives request for hurricane support to North Carolina

The Kansas National Guard’s Joint Operations Center has received a tasking call from the North Carolina National Guard seeking support for an Emergency Management Assistance Compact request. Four Kansas Army National Guard and eight Kansas Air National Guard nurses will provide support to North Carolina Public Health at local shelters in the Brunswick, North Carolina, area. The mission duration will …

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Kansas receives Small Business Administration disaster declaration

The state of Kansas has been granted a Small Business Administration disaster declaration due to flooding, flash flooding and severe storms for the period Sept. 1-3, 2018. The declaration includes Riley County and the contiguous counties of Clay, Geary, Marshall, Pottawatomie, Wabaunsee and Washington. Eligible homeowners and renters, small businesses and nonprofit organizations in these counties may apply for low-interest …

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