Here comes the 184th FSO to spread holiday cheer

161203-Z-GY054-0032_1By Tech. Sgt. Maria A. Ruiz, 184th Public Affairs

The 184th Family Support Organization is a 501 C3, private non-profit charitable organization, aimed at building stronger bonds between the civilian community and the 184th Intelligence Wing military families by providing appreciation events. One recent event was the inaugural 184th IW holiday party held during December 2016’s Regularly Scheduled Drill. Continue reading

A hero in the community

Staff Sgt. Aaron Lewis a chaplain assistant wityh the 184th Intelligence Wing saved the life of a member of the wichita community with his quick reaction and CPR training that he learned on drill weekend. (Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Justin Jacobs, 184th Public Affairs)

Staff Sgt. Aaron Lewis a chaplain assistant wityh the 184th Intelligence Wing saved the life of a member of the wichita community with his quick reaction and CPR training that he learned on drill weekend. (Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Justin Jacobs, 184th Public Affairs)

By Tech. Sgt. Justin Jacobs, 184th Public Affairs

What is a hero? A hero is a person who is noted for courageous acts or nobility of character.

Anyone of us can be a hero to someone. It’s up to us to seize the moment and step up to the occasion that calls us to help one another. For Staff Sgt. Aaron Lewis that occasion was on his last day of work. Continue reading

Jayhawk Flyer Enters New Era

Commentary by Master Sgt. Matt McCoy, 184th IW Public Affairs

As a kid, I remember bringing my parent’s mail into the house and once a month, a Jayhawk Flyer would be part of the stack. Back then, a paper, magazine-style publication was mailed to all unit members and retirees. It contained articles about recent events, a commander’s section, news about upcoming events and information about the next drill weekend. Continue reading

Bird’s Eye View – Commander’s Comments January 2017

Col. Chris Snyder, commander, 184th Cyber Operations Group

Col. Chris Snyder, commander,
184th Cyber Operations Group

Jayhawks,

Happy New Year! Have you referred anybody to our recruiting office in 2017?

Why lead off my comments for the New Year so bluntly? Quite simply, recruiting should be everybody’s #1 goal this year. If you read last month’s update from the Nation Guard Bureau Director of Personnel, Brig. Gen. Cashman, you saw some pretty sobering facts regarding the potential recruiting pool for candidates to serve in the United States military. Continue reading