2018 Joint Conference hosted by 69th Troop Command

DoubleTree Hotel, 200 McDonald Drive, Lawrence

March 22-23, 2018

Theme: Kansas National Guard “One Team- Many Strengths”


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:


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.


Fun Run, Golf Tournament, Skeet Shoot, Hospitality Rooms and our

Military Family Appreciation Night


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


Uniform: Unit or NGAKS/EANGKS polo’s encouraged for Saturday business, or business casual. Banquet is Civilian – Formal, Business Suit

Military – ASUs, Mess Dress


www.ngaks.org or www.eangks.org

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!