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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The 35th Infantry Division Headquarters, located in Leavenworth, Kansas, has received notification for a deployment to the Persian Gulf and Levant regions. Approximately 500 Soldiers from both the Kansas and Missouri National Guard will be activated in support of Operation Spartan Shield beginning in mid-2017 to enhance ongoing theatre security operations.

More than 200 Girl Scouts from Topeka, Kansas, and the surrounding region packed the Museum of the Kansas National Guard Oct. 1 to visit with women who serve or have served in military aviation to discuss careers and opportunities for women in aviation. The Girl Scouts met female Army and Air National Guard pilots and crew members with the 190th Air Refueling Wing - Kansas Air National Guard; and the 1st Battalion, 108th Aviation Regiment.

Col. Roger Murdock, chief of joint staff, and Command Chief Master Sgt. James Brown, command senior enlisted leader, acted as ceremonial captains participating in the traditional coin toss in midfield of Garden City Community College's Broncbuster Stadium, Oct. 1. Kansas National Guard and GC3 are partners in a new program called Task Force Broncbuster, focusing on opportunities for Soldiers to gain valuable civilian and military education in a traditional student role.

Maj. Gen. Lee Tafanelli, the adjutant general of Kansas, accompanied by members of the Kansas National Guard command staff, joined Maj. Gen. John L. Gronski, deputy commanding general, U.S. Army Europe, in a visit to the Republic of Armenia Sept. 20-22. The visit was in honor of the 25th anniversary of Armenia’s independence as a sovereign nation. Kansas and Armenia have been partners in the National Guard Bureau’s State Partnership Program since 2003.

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.

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