Kansas Adjutant General's Department
235th Regiment


235th Regiment's Mission

Provide training oversight, quality assurance, scheduling and accreditation management for aligned units nationally. Provide resource management and other services as required to train soldiers and units. On order, provide support to critical state and civil support missions. Maintain a cadre of ready and relevant role models.

Command Leadership and Unit Structure

The 235th Regiment is commanded by Col. Willy Pegues IV

The senior noncommissioned officer is Command Sgt. Maj. Christina Escott

The unit is composed of the following;

- 1st Battalion, 235th, Officer Candidate School and Warrant Officer School

- 2nd Battalion 235th, Modular Training

- Regional Training Site - Maintenance

- 137th Chaplain Det., Salina

View the Kansas Regional Training Institute Webpage Here


Recent Unit Highlights

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Officer Candidate School/Warrant Officer Candidate School
In July, the 1st Battalion conducted Consolidated Officer Candidate School Phase I training for 101 officer candidates in Salina, with 88 completing the training. Training support included more than 90 staff and cadre from the six-state battalion and Fort Riley medical professionals. OCS Class 64 graduated 13 officer candidates in August. In June, Kansas conducted their first ever Warrant Officer Candidate School Phase 2, graduating nine candidates. WOCS Class 20-001 graduated 4 Candidates in September.
Modular Training Battalion
The 2nd Battalion instructs courses for Unit Supply Specialist, Culinary Specialist, Culinary Specialist Advanced Leaders Course, Common Faculty Development-Instructor Course, Combat Lifesaver and Combat Medic Recertification. The Modular Training Battalion graduated 886 Soldiers from the Army National Guard and Army Reserve.
Regional Training Site – Maintenance
RTS-M expanded the Synchronous Training and Academic Credit partnership with Salina Area Technical College. Soldiers attending Utilities Equipment Repairer or Allied Trades Specialist courses of instruction are now eligible for enrollment; earning college credits for military training performed at RTS-M. Equipment upgrades incorporated computer numerical controlled lathe and milling machines. This year RTS-M trained f 200 Ordnance Soldiers from all three components.
Kansas Training Center
Encompasses more than 3,500 acres and provides state of the art training simulators, computer labs and a full array of live-fire, automated familiarization and qualification ranges for small arms and land navigation courses. This year, more than 57,000 service members and civilian partners were trained on live-fire, automated familiarization and qualification ranges for small arms, counter improvised explosive devices lanes, off-road driving courses and dismounted land navigation.
Local partners, including STARBASE, Kansas Highway Patrol, Salina Police Department, Department of Agricultural and many others, used the facilities to conduct training and educational classes. Nickell Hall modernizations include updated lighting, recreation room and addition of a lactation room.


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