In 1993 he was selected for promotion to Major General serving as Deputy Commanding General of the 5th US Army, Fort Sam Houston, Texas. When World War I broke out, he commanded the 110th Field Signal Battalion, 35th Division in World War I, and upon his return to his state, was appointed by the Governor as Assistant Adjutant General on June 12, 1919. In May 1979, he returned to the Kansas Army National Guard as a Chief Warrant Officer Two in the Personnel Section of Company A, 169th Support Battalion. In addition, Meyer was involved with numerous community projects including the loaned executive program of the United Way, the Lion’s Club with special projects such as Leader Dog and as advisor to a Derby High School LEO Club. He and his wife, Juanita, reside in Topeka, Kansas. After treating and evacuating 2 heat casualties, HC2c. He was also decorated by the Selective Service with the Selective Service Meritorious Award (Bronze Medal), Selective Service Exceptional Service Award (Silver Medal) (Two Awards) and the Selective Service Distinguished Service Award (Gold Medal) which is thee agency’s Highest Honor. His solutions were palatable for line, midlevel and upper management while enhancing readiness. He then received a Bachel of Science Degree in Agriculture and a Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) commission as a Second Lieutenant, Artillery, from Kansas State University. He also served two terms on the Hall of Fame Nomination Committee, one as president. Equipment included one motorcycle and four aeroplanes, the first of which was Billard’s personal aircraft. Lieutenant Colonel Porter’s faithful service embodies the best of the true “Citizen Soldier”. While serving in the Air Guard he attended college at Washburn University and was a member of the ROTC program. SGM Trost joined the Kansas Army National Guard on 14 June 1963, serving initially as a Fire Direction Computer in Headquarters and Headquarters Battery 2nd Battalion, 130th Field Artillery. John Roberts was skilled in the manufacture of engines and machinery, having learned this trade in his father’s factory in Ohio. He enlisted in 1929 as a private in the 60th Field Artillery Brigade, serving with that unit until 1940 when he was commissioned a second lieutenant. The mother of Charles was Elizabeth Quay, a descendant of Lord Bond of Ireland. When the Civil War broke out, Peter and his three brothers enlisted as privates. XXX Corps, would operate on three sides of Passero, where the 231st Infantry Brigade, who had joined the 50th Division to replace the destroyed 150th Infantry Brigade, would advance on a one brigade front. No name is given to the period from 29 to 30 October when the battle was at a standstill. 76, G.A.R., and was a member of the board of education at Stockton at one time,” according to the March 1, 1894, Weekley State Journal. His greatest satidfaction and his most enduring fame resulted from his connection with the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad, of which he was the inspiration, promoter, builder, first president and director from the date of its organization. It began when he enlisted in the Kansas Army National Guard in 1965. Boyd remained with the 35th Infantry Division until 1942, when he began parachute training. A month later, August 5, 1917, his unit was drafted by the President of the United States to report for active duty in World War I. Numerous times he was threatened to leave the state or he would be hanged, but he kept pursuing his activities against slavery. Ferguson got up to within 20 feet of the insurgent fortifactions and then returned. He served with the 1st Regiment during the Mexican Border War and with the 137th Infantry during World War I. In addition to Ballard, there are two active duty Army officers. His parents were Edward and Margaret (Lawson) Moorhouse, natives of England. Later that day he led an assault to destroy German gun positions. In 1985, he was transferred to the 130th FA Brigade in Hutchinson as Executive Officer and remained in that position as the unit was redesignated the 35th Division Artillery. He also fought for better trained leaders and teachers that would remain even after the State Administration changed. COL Ferguson died unexpectedly the morning on February 20, 1923, at Fort Leavenworth’s hospital, following an operation for a hernia. COL Ferguson later served in the Mexican Border Campaign and World War I. ; The Free French were to the south at the Bir Hakeim box, south of the 150th Infantry Brigade box, which was south of the 69th Infantry Brigade box. He was also active in his church. Following graduation from Kansas State College he became a Military Instructor at Haskell Indian School in Lawrence from 1919 until 1931. Upon graduation, he was ordered to active duty from 19 July 1946 to 21 April 1947. He resigned as Administrative Assistant in 1953, to engage in private business, but remained on the 35th Division staff for an additional ten years as Assistant G-2, Assistant Chief of Staff, Inspector General, and G-2. Shortly after his enlistment and assignment as Assistant Gunner on a Howitzer Section, his leadership skills and ability to motivate soldiers was recognized and he was promoted ahead of his peers to Gunner then Chief of the Howitzer Section. He served on Active Duty when the 69th Brigade was ordered to Active Duty in 1968. In the 19th century, Irish whiskey was the most popular spirit in the world, and today, it is the fastest growing whiskey category in the world. He is a Life Member of the National Guard Associations of Kansas and the United States, serving three terms on the Board of Directors and volunteers for the Museum of the Kansas National Guard. The next time you travel to Wichita you may find yourself on an obscure back street named Bleckley Drive, which has been named for Lt. Erwin R. Bleckley. And he never disclosed to Mrs. Hughes that he had done so and that he wasn’t being greatly benefited by the diet. After mustering out of the Union Army, James Ross returned to Topeka where he lived on a small farm just north of the city. 27th Infantry Brigade. Serving for over 40 years in the military, Sergeant Major Perry is the epitome of a leader. Colonel Elder also found time to be highly involved in the community with church, civic clubs, professional clubs, military associations, the Kansas Bar Association, the Boy Scouts of America, Masonic Lodge and others. Pliley was one of four men who were able to sneek through enemy lines and travel 73 miles on foot to Ft. Wallace, Kan., to arrange a rescue. He commanded more Kansans in any battalion size unit in Europe during World War II, than any other battalion commander. A few days later he had fully recovered. His family moved to Kansas around 1856, however, Pliley didn’t began his service in Kansas military forces until September 16, 1863, when he enlisted in F Company, 15th Kansas Volunteer Cavalry. He graduated from Netawaka Rural High School in 1959, and enlisted in the Kansas Army National Guard on 20 March 1960. At the end of the war, Martin was promoted to major general and became the Commanding General of the 35th Division, a post he held until his retirement on January 31, 1935. He firmly believed in its ultimate sucess, while others ridiculed what they thought a preposterous idea. SGM Perry’s next duty station was back to Kickatan, Virginia where he became Second Cook and promoted to E-4, then promoted to First Cook and E-5. He also maintained close liaison with his counterparts in the Air Force and other Major Commands. Once in the National Guard unit, he had a personal agenda to assure each one was fully trained and dedicated to reach their maximum potential. He remained in Oklahoma for two years and took a prominent stand in the affairs of that remarkable territory. After completion of this task, MSgt Webb and four of his NCO’s were sent on early deployment to Kunsan Air Base to establish the in-processing of not only the 184th personnel, but also personnel form the 166th Fighter Group from Lockbourne Air Force Base, Ohio. Smyth also established the first state headquarters public affairs section which became the 105th Public Affairs Detachment. On the fifth day of the battle he was wounded and hospitalized. He initiated a little league baseball program in the community and was an active organizer of youth sports programs. In September 1972, he entered a tour of active duty at the National Guard Bureau, the Pentagon, as Chief of the Manpower and Organization Branch for the Air Directorate. Mr. Vandermotten lives in Salina with his best friend, Gig Vandermotten and they have three grown daughters: Linda Kay Hall, Janelle Lee Heiser, and Connie Jean Lehman. The Sixty-ninth went into position on the right of the Vermont Brigade, and advanced till his infantry was uncovered, when it was hotly engaged. He served in Texas, California, Guam, Japan and Georgia. Pliley worked several different types of jobs, but eventually made a living by dredging sand for contractors in downtown Kansas City. In politics he was first a whig and later a republican, and was a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. The attempt to reach them by land had clearly failed, and attempts to supply them by air had been only partially successful. He continued to serve in this capacity until his retirement on 28 May 1986. When the unit joined the New York State Militia later that same year it was numbered as the 69th Regiment. Throughout his career in the 154th and 130th Field Artillery, he was noted for his calm, caring leadership and personal commitment to the Guard. Ballard then directed 4 Marines to carry the casualty to a position of relative safety. After a few minutes under direct fire, another grenade was thrown at his position. This program was very successful and brought great credit upon his unit and the Kansas National Guard. On October 18, 1987, he was appointed as the Adjutant General of Kansas. Becoming impatient with the military’s adoption of the airplane as a weapon, he enlisted in the Army on 27 August 1917 hoping to see combat action in the World War. He completed Command and General Staff Officers Course in 1976. The Colonel replied he had so many kinfolks it took a long time to bid them goodbye. In 1984, he became the conductor of the band and in 1984 he became the bandmaster and commander of the 42nd, followed by the 35th Division Band for 17 more years. In addition to teaching, he also farmed due to the fact that he didn’t take any money for preaching. His awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Service Medal, Japan Occupation Medal, United Nations Service Medal, Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, Armed Forces Reserve Medal with Second Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Reserve Components achievement Medal with 4th Oak Leaf Cluster, Good Conduct Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Army Commendation Medal and the Kansas national Guard Service Medal with 10 and 20 year devices. He attend Genesee College in New York, but when his mother died, he return to Kansas and never returned to college. Spc. He served in this position until March 22, 1862. Brigadier General William J. Mullins, Jr. began his military career by enlisting in the United States Army on 27 June 1942 and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant, Infantry on 9 March 1943. In 1980 he was asked by the school’s leadership to examine and evaluate a proposed course that would affect all potential NCOs’. His concern for the individual soldier was quickly noted as “Quality of Life” was one of his top priorities for all units and training and activities. In 1993, Newby was inducted into the Officer Candidate School Hall of Fame at Fort Benning. Upon finding out Ballard was switching over to the Army, Westmoreland offered him a direct commission to be an active duty Army officer. After three years enlisted service, he attended OCS Class #1 in Topeka and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant on 19 July 1957. He was discharged June 22, 1865, and in the fall of that year he located at Fort Scott, Kansas, where he was employed as a salesman in a dry-goods house. During the following year he occupied the position of chief clerk in the commissary department and in 1860 he bought a farm in Leavenworth county. Later that day, he led an attack on an enemy position which contained a field gun and Spandau machine guns. Several times he fell for temperance grace, but reformed each time and finally returned to the Christian ministry. Bausch continued to serve with this unit throughout the stateside service of the 137th and was still with the Antitank Company when the 35th Infantry Division landed in France on July 6, 1944. He served for over 38 years in the Kansas Army National Guard, enlisting originally as a Light Weapons Infantryman in Company C, 2nd Battle Group, 137th Infantry. This was a piece of advanced legislation which placed Kansas among the forefront of the states that were safeguarding the health of the people by securing the purity of foods and drugs. Postal Service. Immediately before United States entry into World War I, Weltmer participated in the famous Mexican Border Campaign against Poncho Villa in the summer of 1916. Pliley was born in Ross County, Ohio in 1844. He also served in other Central European Battles. General Finley is a member of Phi Delta Kappa, Spsilon Sigma Phi, the National Guard Association of the United States, the National Guard Association of Kansas, the American Legion, the Lions Club, Pioneer Country, Inc., and the 7th Infantry Division Association. Gaining your power by force. Chief Master Sergeant John S. Hayworth was born on 13 April 1931 in Fort Scott, Kansas. He returned to the Kansas Army National Guard in 1947 with Headquarters, 137th Infantry Regiment, 35th Infantry Division. His brother, Clarence, said he wanted to join the Army after Bleckley went to war. In April 1945 the unit participated in President Roosevelt’s Funeral Procession in Washington, D.C. On June 18, 1945 the 154th Field Artillery moved back to Fort Bragg, North Carolina then to the Philippine Islands in preparation of the advance to Japan. He grew-up working on the family farm and going to school until he was forced to take jobs in a fish canning factory and a construction company to help the family after his father’s health deteriorated. In any case, you know the price that he paid for freedom. Thomas Carney, which position he filled during Gov. He served as a private, corporal, sergeant and staff sergeant in that unit and then transferred to Company H, 137th Infantry on April 23, 1929. He attended Topeka West High School for a one year and graduated from the Parsons High School in 1970. He is also very active in the activities City of St. Marys, Kansas. We also creating this hoping to work together as a proper battalion in game all fighting under the same flag of the 69th New York. Gen. Lyman Allen was born December 18, 1827, in Groton, New York. In 1991 he was transferred to KSTARC as Military Personnel Officer and in 1994 as Director of Maintenance, the position from which he retired in December of 1997. The 69th Demi-Brigade appears in two other scenarios, El Rahmieh (9 May 1801) and El Khanka (16 May 1801), both with a unit strength of 36 figures. He saw arduous service and participated in many of the fiercest battles of the Western armies, including Thompkin’s Station, Franklin (1863), Triune, Guy’s Gap, Shelbyville, War Trace, Tullahoma, Chickamauga, Franklin (1864) and Nashville. Biography taken from information found at the Kansas State Historical Society. He received the Kansas Preservation Alliance Award for Excellence in Preservation Advocacy in 2003. Later he commanded elements of the Second Kansas Cavalry and the 83rd U.S. 42nd rainbow Division. The deed was committed at Kuhn’s hotel, No. During his 38 years of preaching in Kansas his only compensation was a pair of boots. He was appointed Commanding Officer, 1st Battalion, 635th Armor, in February 1976. 100, Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons, at Columbus; Columbus Chapter No. The 69th Infantry Division arrived in England, 12 December 1944, where it continued its training. He began his military career by enlisting in Company H, Fourth Infantry Regiment, Kansas Army National Guard on October 22, 1918. G-1, Personnel Administration Section. In October 1998 he was reassigned as the Assistant Adjutant General for Army. On March, 1947, Gen. Breidenthal served with the 1st Battalion, 137th Infantry and was assigned as Battalion Commander on July 28, 1950. He is also involved with the community Memorial Day service, Veterans Day Celebration and is a frequent speaker at his church. (Written by 1st Lt Dave Young, Public Affairs Officer, HQ-KSANG. He was first elected to the State Senate from the Tenth Kansas District in 1904 and was re-elected in 1908, 1912 and 1916. The annual budget for the Kansas Site increased to 22 million. Colonel Hughes was the captain of their drill team of 80 picked men who executed 50 military, special and secret-order movements. He began his military career by enlisting in Battery C, 154th Field Artillery at Horton as Fire Direction Computer on 12 June 1950, the year he graduated from Horton High School. SGM Perry was so dedicated to the National Guard that three of his seven children followed in is footsteps, all three now serving in the Kansas Army National Guard full time force. In 1988 he was promoted to Brigadier General Serving as Assistant Division Commander (Maneuver) with the 35th Infantry Division. Upon hearing this, COL Allen’s health quickly deterioriated and after suffering a severe chill, he caught pneumonia. This regiment was assigned to the Army under command of General McClellan, and served in western Virginia, taking part in the battles of Rich Mountain and Beverly Ford, where the Confederate General Garnett was killed and his army captured. When the grenade failed to detonate, he calmly arose from his dangerous position and resolutely continued his determined efforts in treating other Marine casualties.HC2c. He was inducted into the Kansas National Guard Hall of Fame, 2 November 2003. He was active in the 137th Regimental affairs, serving as the Honorary Operations Officer for the Regiment. A photograph of that band in full dress uniform hung on the wall of his office for years. The following is taken from New York in the War of the Rebellion, 3rd ed. Pliley was one of the most effective scouts and one of the best cavalry officers of the day, but he is very modest, and never would push himself forward or toot his own horn. B. Lyon Company, 1912. The Topeka newspaper in 1920, in writing about Maj. Faustino, stated, “Faustino J. Domingo, a Philippino by birth and a 100 percent American in action.” Maj. Domingo died on January 4, 1961. Colonel Steinkruger was born on 26 March 1928 in Franklin, Nebraska. Lo and the Battle of the Bulge. BG Charles Chadwick was a native of Tompkins County, N. Y. Immediately following World War II, Ericsson was assigned to Brake, Germany as commandant of the only military police school in the European Theater. He received the Governor’s Commendation for Exceptionally Meritorious Service for his efforts. He was released from active duty on 12 June 1952. Colonel Elder is credited as having been the first Selective Service Director who was not the Adjutant General of Kansas. Link served as the Sergeant Major with the 3rd Battalion 137th Infantry until August 1969 at which time the Army added the rank of Command Sergeant Major. In September 1944, he moved up to regimental headquarters as liaison officer/assistant S-1 (personnel officer) and liaison officer to the French 2nd Armored Division. In April, 1861, in response to Lincoln’s first call for troops, he enlisted as a private in the 19th Ohio Infantry, and with his regiment, was mustered in at Columbus, Ohio, for 90 days. In this position SMSgt Webb was selected to attend the Air National Guard Academy of Military Science (AMS) and completed the six-week course leading to his commissioning as a Captain in the United States Air Force and the Air National Guard on 15 February 1973. CSM Smith has served his community equally as well as a Scout leader, and as a Church leader. Traces the Brigade’s connections to Irish history during its Civil War encounters. ), Samuel H. Kelsey He organized the school, selected the Tactical NCOs, instructors and clerical personnel, made arrangments for the subsistance for students, contributed to the development of the cirriculum and served as instructor on occasion. His patriotism was of the highest degree as is shown by his membership in the armed forces for most of his adult life. He was responsible for scores of enlistments in the battery, which was split between Great Bend and Ellsworth, Kansas. When the 496th deactivated in 1967, George transferred to Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, State Area Command (STARC) as administrative noncommissioned officer-in-charge. In 1933, Wark was promoted to brigadier general, and served as Military Counsel for the State of Kansas. On July 1, 1947 the 130th Armored Field Artillery was organized in Hutchinson, Kansas and he was assigned as Battalion Commander. Regular Army Colonel of Artillery of Long Beach, California; Mrs. Cecial W. Meredith, of Dallas, Texas, and Mrs. Juliet Newcomb, Los Angeles, California. In February, 1979, he was transferred to Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, Kansas Army National Guard, as Asst. He started a “Wings” Leadership Program for Fifth Grade students a Pauline south Elementary School in Pauline, and was an active volunteer in the program. She was an exceptional NCO, a proven combat leader, and an avid trainer who found strength and value in every soldier. At the start of the Civil War, his health prevented him from enlisting, but after recovering in 1862, he enlisted in the Union Army and was made Captain of an artillery company. General Gerhardt graduated with an EDD in education and served over 39 years as principal. He served as a Reserve Officer of the St. Marys Police Department for seven years, Fireman on the St Marys Fire Department for 16 years, Quartermaster/Founder of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and has been a very active member of the American Legion. He was appointed Adjutant General of Kansas in 1923 and promoted to brigadier general the same year. Captain Strukel volunteered for active duty during the Vietnam War with the activated 69th Infantry Brigade (Sep) and was initally stationed at Fort Carson, Colorado where he served in several assignments to include Assistant Secretary to the General Staff, 5th Infantry Division and Protocol Officer for the Divison and Fort Carson until his assignment to Vietnam in November 1968. Martin was discharged from the Kansas National Guard on April 30, 1898, to accept a federal commission with the 20th Kansas Volunteers during the outbreak of hostilities with Spain. A father of nine, he was an active religious leader and youth volunteer. BG Charles S. Huffman was born in Vincennes, Indiana, October 8, 1865. The remaining personnel would be assigned to other bases around the United States. He remained on active duty until March 1956 having served in communications officers positions in the 2nd and 64th Field Artillery Battalions and the 25th Division Artillery. It was while at Ft. Carson, Colorado with the 69the Infantry Brigade that he was levied to go to the Republic of Vietnam, where he served with the 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile) as a Squad Leader and as a Platoon Leader in Company C, 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry as a Staff Sergeant, the latter a position normally held by a Lieutenant. Enlisted in Headquarters & Headquarters Battery, 130th Field Artillery Regiment, Kansas Army National Guard in September 1917, and served overseas in World War I. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame on 4 November 2007. He served as Facilities Officer, Adjutant and Inspector General. He was also in the skirmishes which preceded the capture of Wilmington, North Carolina. Chief Zerger probably came to be recognized for his true passion and legacy, that of an organizer. He is a Deacon and Trustee for his church in Great Bend, Kansas. He has also served as the Committee Chairman for the Nationwide Wichita Open Golf Tournament for many years, generating over $135,000 for local charities. In the spring of 1863 he was appointed deputy provost marshal of the 18th Pennsylvania district. He has always been a champion of community service, which resulted in the Kansas National Guard being viewed in a very favorable light. Two facilities are dedicated in his name; Nickell Memorial Armory in Topeka, and Nickell Barracks in Salina. He served there until called on active duty for the Korean conflict in 1950. Of failing to compass murder Col. Paul E. Idol graduated from Reserve High School in May 1950 and attended Highland Community College. He came to Kansas on March 24, 1855, Children: Anna, Mary Jane, Jennie, Jessie (died at 7 months), Katie (died at 10 months). Ballard fearlessly threw himself upon the lethal explosive device to protect his comrades from the deadly blast. Goetz was United Way coordinator for the Postal Service for five years and assisted the Muscular Dystrophy Association Telethon in Wichita for ten years. Garden consisted primarily of XXX Corps and was spearheaded by the Guards Armoured Division, with the 43rd Wessex and 50th (Northumbrian) Infantry Division including 69th Infantry Brigade, in reserve. His courage and cool head averted bloodshed. His entire childhood was spent in the Capital City. After serving with the 19th Kansas, Pliley was selected to command Company A, 2nd Frontier Battalion, which had been formed after Indians raided several settler’s homes near Lincoln, Kan. The music you may hear on some of these history pages (if your computer has speakers) is … From then onhe was the Topeka agent of the Northwestern National Life Insurance Company of Minneapolis. After three years of work for the United Way, he received the United Way Volunteer Award for Outstanding Service to the people of Topeka. Chief Vandermotten, known to everyone in the National Guard as “Van,” enlisted in the Kansas Army National Guard in October of 1955. Goetz returned to serve the Kansas Air National Guard until his retirement in 1992. He was also a member of the city council, on the school board, active in church organizations, and was a trustee for the College of Emporia. In addition to Ballard, there are two active duty Army officers. He served as the first Chief of Staff of the Reactivated Division until 1 April 1985, when he returned to Headquarters, State Area Command, KSARNG as the Assistant Chief of Staff for Personnel (G-1). He just glowed when people made a fuss over him. COL William E. Searcy was born on 2 October 1935 in Cresco, Iowa. He served in this position until March 5, 1878. Mr. Allen was quite old but full of courage and resolution. During the next six years he attended various schools and served as Platoon Leader and Executive Officer of Company A, 2nd Battalion, 137th Infantry. The 35th Division landed on Omaha Beach, Normandy in July 1944 and fought tirelessly in numerous campaigns. James Whitfield Ross was born into slavery. Recognizing that the Air National Guard had no program to provide awards for personnel recognition, he fought to establish the Awards and Decorations program enabling the State Adjutant General to authorize various medals. He also served as: Chief Deputy United States Marshal, Chief of Protective Division of the Kansas Banker’s Association. Ericsson returned to the Kansas Army National Guard as the captain of Company D, 4th Infantry Regiment. He attended the public schools of Clinton and later took electrical engineering courses at Northwestern University. Carrie Nation once censored him severely for smoking cigarettes. He, with some of his friends, determined on the site of Topeka for their new town which they intended to be a permanent capital of the new state. 13 December 1944: Maj. Gen. Emil F. Rheinhardt: He served as a Military Policeman and Squad Leader prior to being mobilized with the 174th Military Police Battalion for service in Korea. He became an Army aviator in 1967 and was assigned to A Troop, 7th Squadron, 17th Air Cavalry in the Republic of Vietnam in 1968. Ambitious for a larger life fitted to his talents, he entered in 1887, the medical department of the State University of Missouri, and graduated in 1890. I have not drank to great excess since I left home, and now write without being at all under the influence of whisky. Doctor Huffman’s grandmother’s ancestors were from England. He participated in the Vosges Defensive and St. Mihiel and Meuse-Argonne Offensives. He was a delegate to the National Convention at Philadelphia in 1872, and was a member of the committee on resolutions. 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