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MARCH 3, 2018 RETIREE BRIEFING AND LUNCH!

On March 3, 2018, at the Museum of the Kansas National Guard, NGAKS and the Enlisted Association of the National Guard of Kansas will sponsor a Retiree Briefing for all Kansas National Guard Retired/Separated members who wished to attend. It will be a great time to see old friends, make new friends and learn about military retirement.

NGAKS and EANGKS leadership will attend and offer information as will representatives on other topics like Tricare, Prescriptions, Dental, Hospice and Nursing Home Care; Federal Long-Term Care Insurance programming; VA health benefits and eligibility; Assistance from the Kansas Commission on Veterans Affairs including Kansas Military cemeteries, markers, nursing homes; Military ID cards, military records and inheritance and gift taxes; KPERS; Armed Forces Vacation Club and Space-A Travel 190th ARW (Forbes) & McConnell AFB and more!

The highlight of the event will be a briefing by the Adjutant General s Office on the State of the Kansas Guard, Command Structure & Commanders, Units and Unit Locations, Staff Office Locations & Contacts, Future Plans for the Kansas Guard.

The NGAKS and EANGKS Continuity Committee members are planning the event, and will sponsor a luncheon. If you and/or your spouse would like to attend, please RSVP to Sheli Sweeney at shelisweeney@hotmail.com or Ray Rhodd at rhoddrl2@gmail.com .

WHERE:   MUSEUM OF THE KANSAS NATIONAL GUARD, 125 SE Airport Drive, Forbes Field, Topeka, KS

WHEN: Saturday, March 3, 2018, 9 am to Noon, with lunch to follow

LUNCH:      No charge for lunch, but must make a reservation!

Sponsored by NGAKS, EANGKS and Museum of the Kansas National Guard

RSVP to Sheli Sweeney at shelisweeney@hotmail.com , 785.213.9053 or Ray Rhodd at rhoddrl2@gmail.com , 785.640.8751

 

Veterans Service Organization Summit

Dear VSO, veterans, families, organizations and staff are invited to attend and participate at the Veterans Service Organization Summit on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 9:00am  at The Museum of the Kansas National Guard, 125 SE Airport Drive, Forbes Field, Topeka, Kansas. 

Please share this note with as many groups and organizations as you are able.  

The event is to share legislative and policy initiatives to foster cooperation and move issues forward together, whenever possible.  Bring your initiatives and ideas with you to share, and invite any other VSOs or interested groups you are aware of.  

 Thank you for your support of Kansas veterans, service members and families!

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Dine at Jason’s Deli and Support the Museum

The Museum of the Kansas National Guard invites you to dine with us and raise funds to help preserve the history of the Kansas National Guard

Thursday, 7 December 2017

Between 1700 & 2100 hours

Jason’s Deli
6121 SW 12th Street
Topeka, Kansas

Flyers must be presented by guests in electronic or paper format when ordering to participate 25% of every dollar spent by guests presenting this flyer will be donated to the KSNG Museum

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Hall of Fame Invite

You and your family are cordially invited to

The Kansas National Guard Hall of Fame

Induction Ceremonies for

Brig. Gen. (KS) Charles M. Baier, Jr.

BG Wilder S. Metcalf

And

Brig. Gen. Deborah S Rose

Sunday, November 5, 2017

2:00 P.M.

Ramada Inn

420 E 6th Street

Topeka, Kansas

Reception Following Ceremony

 

EANGKS Supports TAG Shooting Competition

EANGKS President Max Miller, President Elect Troy Abel and Vice President-Army Chris Hargis and Area Chair Dave Wichman attended the TAG Shooting Competition at the Smoky Hill Range, Salina, KS, on 16 September 2017. USAA and EANGKS co-sponsored providing meals to all competitors and support staff free of charge. 150+ Soldiers and Airmen participated in the event.


Senior Leaders Briefed at ATAG Conference

SFC Dave Wichman, EANGKS, and Col (Ret) Tony DeJesus, NGAKS, both volunteered to work the EANGKS / NGAUS table at the ATAG annual briefing to the commanders and NCO’s of the KS Army National Guard.

They were invited to speak at the Saturday working Luncheon! The attendees were briefed on the recent improvements on the GI bill, why professional organizations are important, free tuition, and Grass Roots membership!