Kansas Adjutant General's Department


Kansas Adjutant General's Department

The department’s mission is to protect life and property through planning, coordination and synchronization of state and federal resources, to provide a ready military, emergency management, and homeland security capability for our state and nation. 

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1st Lt. Ming Tran, 184th Medical Group, prepares medical supplies for patient care during Vigilant Guard 2104 on Aug. 5. Vigilant Guard is a joint exercise in which the National Guard partners with civilian agencies to work and train together in natural disaster scenarios. (Photo by Tech. Sgt. Maria Ruiz, 184th Public Affairs)

Sgt. Paul Blue of the 735th Field Service Company, Missouri Army National Guard, assists a victim during a search and rescue exercise held at Vigilant Guard 2014 hosted by Kansas, at Crisis City, Salina, Kansas. Vigilant Guard 2014 is a large-scale, natural disaster exercise testing multiple entities of FEMA Region 7, Aug. 4-7. (Photo by Spc. Robert I. Havens, 105th MPAD)

Members of the 71st Civil Support Team from the Iowa National Guard prepare equipment during the Kansas Vigilant Guard Exercise 2014 in Salina, August 4, 2014.

Brig. Gen. Robert Windham accepts a flag from Maj. Gen. Lee Tafanelli, the adjutant general, during a change of command ceremony July 12. By accepting the flag Windham symbolically accepted command of the Kansas Army National Guard.


  Maj. Gen. Lee Tafanelli, Kansas adjutant general

Maj. Gen. Lee Tafanelli
The Adjutant General
of Kansas

Thank you for visiting our website. I am very proud of the many accomplishments of our Adjutant General's Department members. They are dedicated to protecting the lives and property of Kansans under the command of Governor Sam Brownback and defending our nation when the President calls.

I hope you find our website helpful and informative.

Welcome to our organization!"




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Emergency Information

Click here for emergency preparedness information, safety awareness information and general information about severe weather and other potential emergencies that Kansans should be prepared for.

For information provided by Kansas Division of Emergency Management, click here.

For information provided by Kansas Homeland Security, click here.


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