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.
Tyler Fletcher sponsored by EANGKS member SFC Chris Fletcher was awarded a EANGUS CSM Virgil Williams Scholarship. Shown is EANGKS President Max Miller receiving the Certificate of Scholarship at the All States Banquet at the EANGUS National Conference held in Reno, Nevada.
Congratulations Tyler !!
EANGUS President John Harris urges all EANGKS members to assist the Enlisted Association of Texas members that are victims in the aftermath of hurricane Harvey by donating to EANGUS “We Care for America”. He asked that all Enlisted Association members to donate to the “We Care for America” foundation and share the link to ask their family and friends to donate also. President Harris noted that 2000 Enlisted Association members have been called to duty to assist other Texans while their own homes have been damaged and their families are in peril. This fund is available to assist them in their own recovery.
During Monday’s Business Session former POW COL (Ret) Ed Hubbard gave a talk about his experiences as a POW during the Vietnam war and leadership. At the end of his speak he recognized four of the youngest attendees at the Conference for having the greatest potential. Kansas’s own AIC Lindsay Rausch, 190th Operations Group, was recognized and received a signed copy of COL (Ret) Hubbard’s book. Congratulations Lindsay !!
The EANGKS Delegation arrived at the EANGUS National Conference Sunday. Lead by EANGKS Officers President Max Miller, Vice President Army Chris Hargis and Secretary Alyssa Parks the delegation includes 14 EANGKS Members, 4 Professional Development attendees, 5 Auxiliary Members and 2 spouses. After Area Caucus and Committee meetings in the Morning, the first business session was held in the afternoon and the evening concluded with a welcome night function and the National Bowling Stadium.
The latest “Retiree Rag” (August 2017) has been posted. To download your copy go to:
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!
|Enlisted Association of the National Guard of Kansas is pleased to help our members and their families reach their education and career goals. The EANGKS Scholarship Committee is now accepting applications for the 2017 Spring Scholarship
To apply for the scholarship you must: Be a current EANGKS Member, be a child or step-child of an EANGKS Member, or a grandchild or step-grandchild of an EANGKS Member.
Complete the application and mail to EANGKS not later than 21 April or email to email@example.com not later than 24 April 2017.
For more information and to download the Scholarship application go to:
Introduction to the 47th Annual EANGKS Conference
Dear EANGKS Members,
…The 47th General Conference of the Enlisted National Guard Association of Kansas (EANGKS) will convene in Manhattan, Kansas on 26 April, and will run through 27 April, 2018. The host unit this year is the 235th Regiment.
Manhattan should be a great location and offers quite a bit of entertainment opportunities.
Activities are being scheduled to include spouse and youth activities.
Check back here often for more information
The March Monthly Coffee at the Museum of the Kansas National Guard is this coming Wednesday, 8 March 2017, at 0900 hours in the Conference Room.