Tag: National Guard

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal laws and long-standing custom generally leave the U.S. military out of the election process. But President Donald Trump’s unsubstantiated warnings about widespread voting irregularities have raised questions about a possible military…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Adjutant General Maj. Gen. Lee Tafanelli plans to retire in March, Gov. Laura Kelly announced Monday. Tafanelli has been adjutant general since 2011. The office’s responsibilities include overseeing the Kansas…

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Building toward hurricane strength, Tropical Storm Barry began hitting Louisiana with wind and rain Friday as it closed in for what could be a long, slow — and epic — drenching…

WASHINGTON — The same week in December that Briell Zweygardt is due to give birth to her first child she’s also scheduled to report to McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita, Kan., for drills. Zweygardt,…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Gov. Laura Kelly has signed a bill that protects the identities of Kansas National Guard members who undergo counseling. The legislation signed by the governor on Wednesday is designed to encourage…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas National Guard captain has submitted her resignation out of frustration over what she perceived as a lack of concern by guard leadership after a series of people associated with…