Soldiers, Airmen compete in 2017 TAG Marksmanship Match

Soldiers from the Kansas Army National Guard fire M4’s during the 2017 TAG Marksmanship Match. (Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Justin Jacobs)

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

More than 80 Soldiers and Airmen from across Kansas took aim downrange at the Kansas National Guard Weapons Range in Salina, Kansas, on Sept. 14. They competed for top honors in the annual Kansas Adjutant General’s Marksmanship Match, commonly known as the TAG Match.

The TAG Match is a marksmanship competition that tests the skill of using pistols and rifles. Continue reading

Kansas Guard attends Military Appreciation Day with Kansas City Chiefs

KC Chiefs fullback Anthony Sherman signs a football for a Kansas Army National Guard Soldier during Military Appreciation Day at the Chiefs training camp. (Air National Guard Photo by Tech. Sgt. Justin Jacobs, 184th Public Affairs)

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

August 16, 2017, members of the Kansas Army and Air National Guard were invited to the Kansas City Chiefs training camp at Missouri Western State University in Saint Joseph, Missouri. Guardsmen from units across Kansas showcased military equipment, used for state and federal missions, to the public and NFL players. Continue reading