Kansas National Guard Likes Ike

By: AP
By: AP

ABILENE, Kan. (AP) _ Representatives of the Kansas Army National Guard and Fort Riley's 1st Infantry Division will pay honor to President Dwight Eisenhower at his museum and library in Abilene.

Brig. Gen. John Davoren, assistant adjutant general of the Kansas Army National Guard, and 1st Infantry Division's Command Sgt. Maj. James Champagne will take part in a wreath-laying ceremony Saturday at Eisenhower's grave site. Soldiers from the division will provide the honor cordon and music.

Eisenhower was born Oct. 14, 1890, in Denison, Texas. A year later, his family moved back to Kansas. Eisenhower graduated from U.S. Military Academy in 1915.

He was elected the 34th U.S. president from 1953 to 1961. He died March 28, 1969.


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