Kansas Adjutant General's Department
Air National Guard


Kansas Air National Guard Mission

The Kansas Air National Guard is approximately 2,300 airmen strong. Headquartered in the State Defense Building, Topeka, it has two main units: the 184th Wing, Wichita, and the 190th Air Refueling Wing, Topeka. Additionally, a detachment of the 184th Wing operates Smoky Hill Weapons Range, Salina.

The Air Component of the Joint Forces Headquarters Kansas provides command and control of Air National Guard resources during state emergencies, interprets United States Air Force and Air National Guard policies, and provides evaluation, issue resolution and action recommendations.

Command Leadership

Brig. Gen. Chris J. Ioder is the assistant adjutant general - Air Component and commander of the Kansas Air National Guard. (Read Bio Here)The JFHQKS-Air Component directs and coordinates the Air Component of the Adjutant General’s Department and is responsible for working joint issues with the Kansas Army National Guard and Kansas Division of Emergency Management. Lt. Col. Dave Young is the director of staff - Air, and Command Chief Master Sgt William Stacey is the command chief for JFHQKS - Air.

Col. Chris J Ioder

Kansas Air Wings

The Kansas Air National Guard is comprised of the following Units;



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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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