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Kansas Guard engineers train in preparation for National Training Center rotation

By Spc. Samantha J. Whitehead 105th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment Two platoons of combat engineers spent April 7 atop a hill at a demolition range at Fort Riley, reading exacting step-by-step instructions out of  training manuals and setting up thousands of pounds of equipment, all in preparation for one short radio message: “Fire in the hole!” Soldiers assigned to the …

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ROTC Minuteman Scholarships available

Scholarships pay full tuition and fees or room and board. For more information, CLICK HERE.

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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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