First woman inducted into Kansas National Guard Hall

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- The Kansas National Guard Hall of Fame has its first woman inductee.

Retired Command Sgt. Major Jana L. Harrison, of Leavenworth, was inducted into the 104-member hall on Sunday. Also inducted were retired Chief Warrant Officer 4 Cornelius Vandermotten and retired Lt. Col. Robert K. Webb

Harrison, who joined the military in 1975, was the first female command sergeant major in the Kansas National Guard.

Vandermotten, a native of Glasgow, Scotland, served more than 40 years in the military, including two decades in the Kansas Army National Guard.

The Topeka Capital-Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1dHtusA ) Webb, of Silve Lake, was in the military for 31 years, serving on active duty and in the Kansas National Guard.


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