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Kansas Adjutants General

The position of Adjutant General was officially created April 23, 1861, with the rank of brigadier general. The rank was reduced to colonel on February 24, 1864, and then returned to brigadier general on May 1, 1901. On March 1, 1956, the rank was raised to major general, and on July 1, 1970, to lieutenant …

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Medal of Honor Recipients

The Medal of Honor is the United States of America’s highest military honor, awarded for personal acts of valor above and beyond the call of duty. The medal is awarded by the President of the United States in the name of the U.S. Congress to U.S. military personnel only. According to the Medal of Honor Historical …

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