The Kansas National Guard is commemorating Memorial Day during several events across the state this weekend. Several members of the guard will be guest speakers at various events held to honor our troops and civil servants.
Brig. Gen. Deborah Rose, director of the Joint Staff, Joint Forces Headquarters Kansas, will be the guest speaker at a ceremony on Friday, May 22 at 10 a.m. at the Richard Bolling Federal Building, 601 Eaast 12th Street, Kansas City, Mo. The ceremony is being held for federal employees who work in the Bolling Building.
Brig. Gen. John Davoren, Assistant Adjutant General - Army, Kansas Army National Guard, and Commander of the land Component for the Joint Force Headquarters-Kansas, will be the guest speaker at a ceremony being held on Monday, May 25 at Penwell-Gable Cemetery and Mausoleum, 3616 SW 6th Ave., Topeka. The Ceremony starts at 11 a.m. the public is invited to attend.
Capt. Jeff Howell, company commander of Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, Joint Forces Headquarters, Kansas Army National Guard, Topeka, will be the guest speaker at a ceremony in Clay center on Monday, May 25. The ceremony starts at 10 a.m. and will be held at the Greenwood Cemeteryon the north edge of town. In case of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held at the American Legion Post, 816 5th St. Clay Center. The opublic is invited to attend.
1st Lt. Shawn Johnson, platoon leader of Battery A, 2nd Battalion, 130th Field Artillery Concordia, will be the guest speaker at a ceremonyin Clifton, on Monday, may 25. The public ceremony, sponsored by the Clifton American Legion Post, will begin at 10 a.m. in Berner Memorial Park.