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The Kansas National Guard

Inspector General's Office


Our Mission

To provide the Adjutant General a continuing assessment of the readiness of units and activities assigned to the Kansas National Guard.

Who are we?

  • The Inspector General (IG) functions as an extension of The Adjutant General’s (TAG) eyes, ears, voice and conscience.
  • We are neutral, unbiased fact finders who execute our duties based on four (4) IG functions: teach and train; assistance; inspections and investigations.
  • We provide advice on matters concerning the well-being and readiness of Service members, civilian employees and family members.

Post the Following Notification in your work areas: Right to Present Complaints (dated October 3, 2014)

Our Goals

  • Keep the TAG, staff, & unit leadership fully apprised of significant issues & concerns affecting the KSNG, especially those issues & concerns pertaining to unit readiness and the care & welfare of Soldiers, Airmen, civilians, and family members.
  • Work with the commands, units and other agencies, as appropriate, to help resolve concerns brought to the IG’s attention. Through this partnership, we want to make the Command the “Hero” and help them to get there.
  • When noncompliance with requisite standards is found, help commanders identify the “root cause[s]” of such noncompliance . . . & work to fix them.


The IG will do everything possible to keep confidentiality when handling complaints; however it may be unavoidable to disclose some information to properly handle the case. In such instances we will try to contact the complainant prior to disclosure.

Is Your Complaint IG Appropriate?

Read this guideline to determine if your issue is appropriate for the IG. "See the IG?"

If you find your issue is appropriate for the IG, download and fill out the appropriate form below:


Air Force:


State IG Office

Maj Julie Burns
Deputy Inspector General
(785) 274-1483


Ms. Susan Hicks 
Assistant Inspector General
(785) 274-1020


190th Air Refueling Wing IGs  

Lt Col Steve Thomas
(785) 861-4270

Maj Nancy Harper 
(785) 861-4798


184th Intelligence Wing IGs

Lt Col Timothy Smith
(316) 759-7017

Lt Col Joe Dessenberger 
(316) 759-7571                  

35th Infantry Division IG

Command Inspector General's Office
(785) 608-8573


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