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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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. A Bradley Fighting Vehicle from the 2nd Combined Arms Battalion, 137th Infantry Regiment, Kansas National Guard, fires its main gun at the Fort Riley Multi-Purpose Range Complex during a Gunnery Table V practice June 16.

An F-16 jet flown by the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds approaches the refueling boom of a KC-135 flown by the 190th Air Refueling Wing, Kansas Air National Guard. The 190th refueled the jets three times on their way to an air show event in Tennessee June 12.

Maj. Gen. Lee Tafanelli, the adjutant general, talks with Eugene Karsting, Smith Center, in the Visitor's Center at the Kansas Statehouse, Topeka, June 3. Karsting was one of a group of Kansas veterans bound for Washington D.C. on an Honor Flight to visit the World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War and other memorials. Karsting is a veteran of the Korean War.

  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.

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