Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player

Tuesday, 04 August 2015
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
Tuesday
Low  69°
High 92°
Wednesday
Low  68°
High 99°
Thursday
Low  69°
High 100°
Friday
Low  71°
High 99°
Saturday
Low  71°
High 99°
Sunday
Low  69°
High 98°
Monday
Low  67°
High 95°
Current Temperature in Liberal KS is 92°  
KSCB Radio News US National Business Health & Science Political World Sports Top NPR Headlines Sports National Headlines
Ceremonies Scheduled To Officially Close Armories
02/18/2010

The Kansas National Guard armories in Garden City and Kingman will be closed

in the next few days. The ceremony closing the Garden City armory, 405 S.

Main, will be Friday, Feb. 19, beginning at 4 p.m. The Kingman armory closing

ceremony will be Sunday, Feb. 21, beginning at 1 p.m. at the armory, 111 S.

Main St.

The closings were announced Dec. 11, 2009, as part of a budget reduction

measure precipitated by state budget shortfalls. Eighteen armories across the

state will be closed over the next few months.

Maj. Gen. Tod Bunting, the adjutant general, will attend the ceremony in

Garden City. Brig. Gen. John Davoren, assistant adjutant general - Army and

commander of the Kansas National Guard - Land Component, will attend the

Kingman ceremony. Local city and county officials have been invited to both

events and the public is cordially invited, as well.

"It is always a solemn occasion when we move out of a community and no longer

have a physical presence there," said Bunting. "However, we want to assure

the community that the Kansas National Guard will always be there whenever

we're needed."

Detachment 1, Battery A (-), 1st Battalion, 161st Artillery, which currently

drills at the Garden City armory, will be transferred to the Dodge City

armory. Battery C (-), 1st Battalion, 161st Field Artillery, Kingman, will be

transferred to the Hutchinson armory.

The armories in Kingman and Garden City are among two of the oldest in the

state. The Kingman armory was constructed in 1939 and the Garden City armory

was built in 1958.

© Copyright KSCB News
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.



MOST VIEWED STORIES
Bee Jay Batboy Critically Injured
Liberal Bee Jay Bat Boy Passes Away
Bee Jays Win Wild One After Protest
Heartfelt Win on a Heartbreaking Day
Cargill To Close Garden City Plant, Move To Guymon
Stand-Off In Lakin Ends Peacefully
Lane Frost's Parents To Speak In Liberal
Bee Jays Win then Learn Kaiser Passed Away
Bee Jays Use Late Night to Knock Out Newton
Village At The Plaza Open For Tenants
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
Truckers Come Together For Kaiser
Ashley Furniture Raises Money For Bright Futures
Kaiser Carlile To Be Honored Tonight In Wichita
Kelby Gets the Call Up
Bee Jays Fondly Remember Kaiser Carlile
Bee Jays Win then Learn Kaiser Passed Away
Liberal Bee Jay Bat Boy Passes Away
Heartfelt Win on a Heartbreaking Day
Bee Jay Batboy Critically Injured
Three BJ's Named First Team All Jayhawk
Click Here For All Stories
Click Here for KSCB Talk Radio 1270 am
Click Here for B107.5
Click Here for The Legend 102.7
click Here for ozzBlog
Click Here for the Kansas Lottery

©2015 Seward County Broadcasting Company, Inc.
1410 N. Western Ave. Liberal, KS 67901

Emergency Alert System | EEO Public Report Form | The Public and Broadcasting

Powered by Radio Media Group