Kansas Adjutant General's Department


Kansas Adjutant General's Department

The department’s mission is to protect life and property through planning, coordination and synchronization of state and federal resources, to provide a ready military, emergency management, and homeland security capability for our state and nation.

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Memorial service at Joint Forces Headquarters Kansas May 22

Chaplain (Maj.) John Potter (left), deputy command chaplain, Joint Forces Headquarters Kansas, reads the names of Kansas National Guardsmen who gave their lives in the service of their country in the Vietnam War and Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom during a memorial service at the State Defense Building, Topeka, May 22.

Col. Jay Selanders, assistant adjutant general-Air, Kansas National Guard, is promoted to the rank of brigadier general during a ceremony May 3, 2015, at Nickell Armory, Topeka, Kansas. Selanders joined the Kansas Air National Guard, for whom he also serves as commander, in 1984 and is a partner in a national law firm based in Kansas City, Missouri.

Master Sgt. Lyle Babcock, management analyst for the human resources office, Kansas National Guard, is an Army veteran of more than 30 years. Upon returning from more than a year deployed to Afghanistan from 2012-2013, he began to notice changes in himself.

Companies of the 997th Brigade Support Battalion held patching ceremonies across the state May 2 and 3, 2015, as they realign under the 130th Field Artillery Brigade. Here, members of the 169th Combat Sustainment (KSARNG) and the 1077th Ground Ambulance Company replace the patch of the 287th Sustainment Brigade with the patch of the 130th during separate ceremonies May 2, 2015, in Olathe, Kansas.

Maj. Gen. Lee Tafanelli, Kansas adjutant general

Maj. Gen.
Lee Tafanelli

The Adjutant General
of Kansas

Thank you for visiting our website. I am very proud of the many accomplishments of our Adjutant General's Department members. They are dedicated to protecting the lives and property of Kansans under the command of Governor Sam Brownback and defending our nation when the President calls.

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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.

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