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Preserving the heritage and history of the Kansas National Guard

Apr 19

Heartland Military Day – June 10, 2017

Please join us in commemorating the contributions of Kansas servicemen and servicewomen on June 10, 2017 at the Kansas National Guard Museum for Heartland Military Day.   There will be Civil War and World War II reenactors, live bands, a panel covering Kansas in World War One and more!   Please join us!       …

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Apr 19

100th Annual, 35th Infantry Division Association Reunion

The 35th Infantry Division Association will hold its 100th Annual Reunion September 2017 commemorating the organization of the Division in August 1917 for World War One.  The Division fought in both World Wars and has served as a command element for many other operations including Hurricane Katrina support, missions in Bosnia and Kosovo and currently …

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Apr 06

Remembering Those Who Served

April 6 2017, marks the Centennial of the beginning of World War One for the United States.  For Kansas, this conflict pulled 69,000 Kansans into uniform and almost 800 would lose their lives during the war.  The 35th Infantry Division, the primary combat unit from Kansas, was constituted in July 100 years ago.  Please take …

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Jan 30

Cuba – A Look Today

Join us on at noon, May 3rd for our next Brown Bag Lunch.  LTC (ret.) Jacobs will present images and topics from contemporary Cuba. Please join us, bring a lunch and share some conversation.  Chips, pop and cookies are provided.

Jan 13

2017 Membership Drive

  The museum is currently in the midst of the 2017 membership drive.  Click here for more information on the benefits of museum membership and how you can help the museum fulfill its mission.

Oct 07

Militia at the Kansas Statehouse

A view of Topeka and Wichita militia, Batteries A & B, in formation at the Kansas Statehouse in Topeka, Kansas, during the Populist War. The dispute began when both the Republican and Populist parties claimed victory in the Kansas House elections in 1892. A number of contests were still being disputed when the legislative session …

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