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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Friends, family and colleagues gathered at the Kansas National Guard Joint Forces Headquarters at Forbes Field Air National Guard Base in Topeka to wish Col. Howard Wheeler well during his retirement ceremony June 15. Wheeler will retire as the JFHQ strategic plans officer after a 32-year military career that began in 1984.

Soldiers with the Kansas National Guard’s 35th Military Police Company, Topeka, teamed up with UH-60 Black Hawks and their crews from Company G, 2nd Battalion, 135th Aviation Regiment (General Support Aviation Battalion), Topeka, to conduct a joint training exercise at the urban village venue at Fort Riley.

Veterans of the Civil War, World War II, Vietnam War, and War on Terrorism were remembered June 11, 2016, during Heartland Military Day at the Museum of the Kansas National Guard in Topeka, Kansas. The day began with a pancake feed, followed by World War II battle reenactments.

Children of Kansas National Guard Soldiers and Airmen are given a tour of a CH-47 Chinook helicopter, operated by Soldiers with 2-1 GSAB Fighting Eagles1st Infantry DivisionFort Riley, Kansas, at the Kansas Regional Training Center in Salina, Kansas, June 3, 2016, as part of Operation: Kids Camp 2016. 

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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