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Guard Soldiers Will Be Home for Memorial Day

Updated: 05/21/2008 - 160 Kansas National Guard soldiers are on their way home in time to spend memorial weekend with their family and friends. Friday they will be welcomed home in Lee Arena on the Washburn University campus around noon.

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Report: CIA Pushed Torture Envelope

Posted: 05/21/2008 - Justice Department says FBI had warned the spy agency and the military that their tactics were "borderline torture," but prosecutors did not pursue charges against any of the interrogators, blaming instead the Pentagon.

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2nd Brigade, 1st Infantry Deploying to Iraq

Posted: 05/19/2008 - Fort Riley brigade among the seven brigades, as well as a division headquarters, notified Monday that they will be headed to Iraq later this year. A total of 25,000 soldiers are included in the deployment.

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Child 'Forrest Gump' Actor Leaving Army

Updated: 05/23/2008 - FORT RILEY, Kan. - As a boy, Michael Conner Humphreys made a splash on the silver screen as "Young Forrest Gump." As an adult, he somewhat mirrored the life of his movie character: He joined the Army and fought in an unpopular war.

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al Qaeda in Iraq Leader Reportedly Arrested

Posted: 05/08/2008 - Iraqi army claims Abu Ayyub al-Masri, the leader of al Qaeda in Iraq was arrested by police in Mosul Thursday. U.S. Officials have not yet confirmed his arrest

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"Mission Accomplished," 5 Years Later

Posted: 05/01/2008 - Five years after he stood on an aircraft carrier and declared that the mission in Iraq was "Accomplished" nearly four thousand soldiers have been killed. White House claims that the "Mission Accomplished" banner referred only to mission of the sailors on the carrier.

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U.S. Death Toll In Iraq Hits 7-Month High

Posted: 04/30/2008 - The latest attacks around Baghdad pushes the death toll for March to forty seven. At least 4,059 soldiers and Marines have died since the Iraq war began just over five years ago.

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"Hostile" Iran Sparks U.S. Attack Plan

Posted: 04/30/2008 - Pentagon sends a second aircraft carrier to the Persian Gulf citing concerns about Iran's growing nuclear capabilities, alleged harassment of U.S. ships in the region and support of Iraqi insurgents.

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300 More Soldiers Return Home

Posted: 04/22/2008 - The last group from the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team is home.. after their 15-month tour of duty in Iraq. Now their families are enjoying the reunions other families have experienced in the last 12 days.

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Roadside Bomb Ignites Baghdad Blaze

Updated: 04/14/2008 - No soldiers were hurt when a bomb exploded near a convoy on commercial street setting dozens of stalls on fire

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Fort Riley Soldiers Return Home

Updated: 05/23/2008 - A day after around 450 soldiers come home Thursday, approximately 300 more, members of the 4th Brigade of the 1st Infantry Division, return to Fort Riley

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Ft. Riley Soldier Convicted of Stabbing

Updated: 04/12/2008 - Soldier faces up to ten years in jail and a dishonorable discharge after being convicted of involuntary manslaughter fir the death of her ex-boyfriend

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Cheney, Others OK'd Harsh Interrogations

Updated: 04/11/2008 - Officials kept the President from meetings where interrogation methods, including waterboarding, were discussed and approved

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Ft. Riley Troops Return Home Thursday

Updated: 04/11/2008 - Hundreds of troops return home to their families at Fort Riley Thursday. They completed 15-month tours -- if they go again, it will be a 12-month tour and they'll get at least that amount of time off between deployments.

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Troop Cutbacks in Iraq on Hold

Posted: 04/10/2008 - President Bush expected to announce shorter tours in combat, does not apply to soldiers currently serving

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