Learn and Research
The museum has a wide variety of print, document and multimedia sources for doing research on the Kansas National Guard. These primary sources include unit rosters, soldier records, photographs, movies and personal accounts. In the coming months some of these sources will be digitized and published here, others will be archived directly for researchers to …
Approximately 7,500 Guardsmen currently serve the state of Kansas The Guard answers the call, at home or abroad. The incredible versatility of the National Guard enables its troops to respond to domestic emergencies, combat missions, counter-drug efforts, reconstruction missions and more-all with equal speed, strength and efficiency.
The Kansas National Guard has a long history, with many of its units tracing their lineage back to the initial militia regiments of the 1860’s. This page will detail the lineage and honors of many of these units as recorded through the Army Heritage Center and the Center for Military History.
For the Soldiers and Airmen of the Guard, their arms and equipment are the critical tools that allow them to perform their jobs at home and while deployed abroad. This page describes some of the critical weapons, vehicles and equipment that has been used throughout the Kansas National Guard history.