First woman inducted into Kan. National Guard Hall
Published on -11/4/2013, 7:48 AM
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 Silver Lake, was in the military for 31 years, serving on active duty and in the Kansas National Guard.