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19 hrs ago | KMAN-AM Manhattan

Fort Riley Officials Seek Public Comment

Fort Riley's surrounding communities are dependent on the size of the Army post.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Riley, KS, Manhattan, KS

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WNWN-FM Battle Creek

Brett Eldredge Has a "Chance" Encounter with a Soldier Headed to Serve in Kuwait

Brett Eldredge had a pretty cool meeting with a U.S. soldier on a Southwest flight Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Brett Eldredge, Country, US Military, US Army

Wed Jul 16, 2014

KMAN-AM Manhattan

Fort Riley Army Hospital Changes Command

During a ceremony Wednesday morning at Calvary Parade Field on the fort, Col. Barry Pockrandt passed the reins to incoming commander Col.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Belvoir, Fort Riley, KS

The Gazette

Buffalo Soldiers deserve hero status in Colorado Springs

And largely forgotten are their infantry regiments assigned to dusty outposts across a dozen states including Colorado to build forts and roads and telegraph lines, guard stage stations and watering holes, escort supply trains, survey parties and mail routes, and perform other less-glamorous work of settling the Wild West .

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Related Topix: Colorado Springs, CO, US Military, Fort Leavenworth, US Army, Fort Lewis, US Politics, Dennis Moore, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Court testimony: Veteran who killed Chester Co. baby ordered to kill child in Afghanistan

The target: An 8-year-old boy who carried what Bradley's unit thought was an improvised explosive device , common in the Afghanistan war zone where Bradley experienced his first overseas deployment.

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Related Topix: Psychology, Science, US Military, US Army, Fort Riley, KS

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Great Bend Tribune

Rufus P. Fimple 1921-2014

GREAT BEND Rufus P. Fimple, 93, died June 26, 2014 at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center.

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Related Topix: Great Bend, KS, Personal Finance, Retirement, US Military, US Army, Fort Riley, KS

Thu Jun 26, 2014

KMAN-AM Manhattan

Army Seeks Public Input on Environmental Impacts of Possible Force Reductions

The Department of the Army has completed a Supplemental Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Army 2020 force structure realignment and is making a draft Finding of No Significant Impact available for public comment.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Wainwright, Fort Huachuca, Fort Shafter, Fort Jackson, Fort Leavenworth, US Army

Manhattan Mercury

Study: If Army experiences cuts, Fort Riley could lose 16,000 jobs

The Fort Riley area would suffer a tremendous socioeconomic blow if the Army installation experienced significant soldier and civilian position cuts.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Riley, KS, Department of Defense, US News

WIBW-TV Topeka

Fort Riley Could Lose Nearly 16,000 Soldiers And Civilian Personnel

In order to meet the goal of 420,000 soldiers by 2020, Fort Riley may lose some 16,000 soldiers and civilian personnel -- from the 19,995 estimated to be there in 2011.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Riley, KS, Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth, KS

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