Kansas Adjutant General's Department
Joint Staff



Kansas National Guard Joint Staff

The Kansas National Guard Joint Forces Headquarters exercises command and/or control over all assigned, attached or operationally aligned forces as a standing Joint Task Force within the geographic confines of the state.

The JFHQ provides situational awareness for developing or ongoing emergencies and activities to federal and state authority. The JFHQ provides trained and equipped forces and capabilities to all 15 Emergency Support Functions as identified in the Kansas Response Plan. In this capacity, the Kansas National Guard serves in a supporting role to the local incident commander.

Brig. Gen. Michael T. Venerdi is the Chief of the Joint Staff for the Kansas Adjutant General’s Department.

Brig. Gen.
Michael Venerdi






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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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