DoubleTree Hotel, 200 McDonald Drive, Lawrence March 22-23, 2018 Theme: Kansas National Guard “One Team- Many Strengths” REGISTER TODAY AT NGAKS.ORG or EANGKS.ORG This year’s conference theme is more relevant than ever, our operational environment has shifted from a nation at war for over the last 16 years to a nation reshaping its forces to meet future threats while reducing the overall Department of Defense budget. Come gain insight on the future of the Guard.

Conference Agenda:

Thursday: Company Grade Officer Mixer/R Bar and Patio/610 Florida Street, Lawrence/6:00 p.m. Partners in Patriotism (Invite Only)/ The Oread/ 1200 Oread Avenue, Lawrence/6:30 p.m. Friday: Fun Run, Golf Tournament, Skeet Shoot, Hospitality Rooms and our Military Family Appreciation Night Saturday: Guest Speaker: COL (Ret) Mike Hadley, Director of Legislative Programs, National Guard Association of the United States. MG Lee Tafanelli, The Adjutant General, Kansas NGAKS/EANGKS: Business Sessions, 40 Exhibits, Banquet and Awards, and Professional Development Breakouts: Retirees: Saturday March 24 0700 to 0800 JOINT RETIREE BREAKFAST – Discuss some of the latest Retiree issues. Veterans Administration Noon Retiree Luncheon 2100 Joint Hospitality Room open; 50/50 cash drawing and other prizes! Spouses: Lawrence Fire Department-Safety Display/Booth Hall of Athletics-lunch & tour Youth: Lawrence Fire Department Safety Display/ Lawrence Aquatic Center Banquet Uniform: Unit or NGAKS/EANGKS polo’s encouraged for Saturday business, or business casual. Banquet is Civilian – Formal, Business Suit Military – ASUs, Mess Dress REGISTER TODAY AT: or Deadline for Hotel is March 13, 2018; Call the DoubleTree to make your reservations today. 1-785-841-7077 Block is National Guard or NGAKS IF you have trouble getting a reservation or rate call: 785-749-8920 Room is per diem rate or $93.00!