It is with great sadness that we report the death of a Colonel who contributed much to the Kentucky Colonels over the past two decades. National Commanding General Jan M. Camplin died Saturday, August 5, 2006. Death resulted from a heart attack.

Jan Camplin served on the Board of Trustees of the Kentucky Colonels for 19 years. He headed the Grants Committee for more than ten years. He also served as National Adjutant General. Jan was a native of Greenville, Kentucky. He held several advanced degrees including Doctor of Business Administration. He also was an alumnus of the Harvard Graduate School of Divinity. In addition to his service to the Kentucky Colonels, Jan was retired from the Kentucky National Guard where he held the rank of Colonel.