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20-012 Kansas National Guard to assist Barber County firefighters

Governor Laura Kelly has issued a disaster declaration for wildland fires burning approximately 20-25 miles southwest of Medicine Lodge in Barber County. The declaration authorizes the use of state resources and personnel to assist with response and recovery operations in affected counties that meet certain criteria. The Kansas Division of Emergency Management activated the State Emergency Operations Center in Topeka …

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20-011 Kansas National Guard supports state efforts to combat COVID-19 virus

The current global situation involving the COVID-19 virus is at the forefront of the news, and the Kansas National Guard is doing its part to support the communities of Kansas. “The National Guard is a unique military component with both a state and federal mission,” Maj. Gen. Lee Tafanelli, the adjutant general and director of the Kansas Division of Emergency …

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20-019 Kansans reminded to be aware of fire risk

Even though the COVID-19 virus dominates the news, Kansans are reminded there are other dangers currently facing the state, particularly the risk of wildland fires. “I know the coronavirus is on everyone’s mind right now, but we still must remain vigilant to other hazards, such as wildfires,” Governor Laura Kelly said. “Our emergency responders have so much to deal with …

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Governor issues emergency declaration for wildland fire potential

Gov. Laura Kelly has issued a state of disaster emergency declaration this morning due to the potential risk of wildland fires through March 7. “In recent years, we have seen the devastation wildland fires can cause across the state,” Governor Kelly said. “They destroy crops and grazing land, and may threaten homes and lives. This declaration will allow the state …

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Scholarships/Apprentices:

Welcome to your new world of education and incentives! As a member of the Kansas Army National Guard, you have an amazing opportunity to obtain degrees, certificates, and licenses that are virtually free. Depending on your enlistment, you may be qualified for more than one education benefit/incentive. The Education Services Office exists to help you apply for and maximize your …

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