Friday Sep 12
The United States Army
Fort Leavenworth dedicates library in honor of Rep. Ike
FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan.- Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno, hosted a public ceremony renaming the library here in honor of deceased former Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, Missouri Representative Ike Skelton, today.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Leavenworth library to be named for former Rep. Ike Skelton
Officials at Fort Leavenworth are memorializing the late Missouri congressman Ike Skelton by renaming the northeast Kansas post's library in his honor. Army Chief of Staff Gen.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Rear Adm. Dixon Smith nominated to rank of vice admiral
Rear Adm. Dixon R. Smith, son-in-law of Anne Connerton of Stonington and a 1978 Staples High School graduate, has been nominated for promotion to the rank of vice admiral, according to a press release from Navy Region Mid Atlantic in Norfolk, Va.
The warrior and moral injury
In May, after delivering a paper on moral injury to a break-out group at the Army Command and General Staff College's annual ethics symposium, I asked for questions. The audience of about 40 junior field grade officers, nearly all of whom were combat veterans, and a few academics just sat there, stunned.
A Kansas State University researcher is receiving a $2.52 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to compare typical Army physical training with a newer type of workout. Assistant kinesiology professor Katie Heinrich says so-called "high-intensity functional training" is promising.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
NIH Grant Funds High-Intensity Functional Training in Army Personnel Study
MANHATTAN, Kansas - Katie Heinrich, assistant professor of kinesiology at Kansas State University, has been awarded an investigator-initiated grant from the National Institutes of Health's National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases for more than $2.52 million.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
"We don't have a strategy yet, " which I'm fine with.
Our commander in chief, aka President Obama, has created quite the tempest in the teapot of our nation's capital.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Kansas' climate change debate settled in Europe
Scrolling through slides on his laptop, Jon MA ller displayed for a visitor recently myriad carbon emission targets for the governments of his Nordic home.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Civic leaders alarmed about possible Army cuts
Army fatigues are ubiquitous in Leavenworth, a town synonymous with the storied military fort that gives the place its name.