MANHATTAN, Kan (WIBW) The Kansas National Guard plans to add a new brigade headquarters in Manhattan and 15 full time jobs plus 160 drill status positions.
The 130th Field Artillery Brigade Headquarters will provide command and control to the 1st Battalion, 161st Field Artillery in Wichita and the 2nd Battalion, 130th Field Artillery in Hiawatha
The new headquarters will be located in the Manhattan National Guard armory located at 728 Levee Blvd.
Some full time Kansas National Guard members will be assigned to the brigade headquarters to begin setting up operations in June 2014 and should take one year to become operational.
Posted by Greg Palmer