Kansas Adjutant General's Department

8/7/2017
Contact: Public Affairs Office- Catherine Horner
Email: catherine.f.horner.nfg@mail.mil

(785) 646-1192
www.kansastag.gov

 

17-081 Kansas National Guard to conduct orientation flight Aug. 24

Community leaders from the Overland Park/Kansas City area will be flying out of the Johnson County Community College campus Thursday, Aug. 24 aboard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters flown by the Kansas National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 108th Aviation.

The flights are part of the Kansas National Guard’s Community Connect program to increase awareness of the Guard, its people and the role they play in protecting the security, health and safety of Kansans. Flight participants include representatives from local governments, education, law enforcement, churches, medical services, service organizations and businesses.

The UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter is the aerial workhorse of the Kansas Army National Guard. It is a four-bladed, twin-engine, medium-lift utility helicopter used for soldier and equipment transport, aeromedical evacuation, support for ground troops, and other missions.

 

 

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