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Tafanelli Announces New Commander For 35th Infantry Division

Posted: 07/03/2013 - Major Gen. Lee Tafanelli announced Brig. General Michael D. Navrkal will succeed Maj. Gen. John E. Davoren as the commander of the 35th Infantry Division this fall. Davoren is retiring with 37 years of military service.

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With Egypt On The Brink, Morsi Refuses To Leave

Posted: 07/03/2013 - Egypt's president refused to bow to a military ultimatum that he find a solution to the deadly protests rocking the country. Already at least 16 people are dead and 200 are hurt in clashes.

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Egypt's Military Warns President Morsi, Going Into 2nd Year

Posted: 07/01/2013 - Egypt's Foreign minister resigns, while the president's office says Egypt won't "go backwards.. Everyone is talking as if Morsy is officially out of power," one protester says. An Egyptian military spokesman says there's no coup in Cairo.

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American Tourist Stabbed, Killed In Egyptian Unrest

Posted: 06/28/2013 - An American teaching English was stabbed, family says. Egyptian troops deploy nationwide to curb unrest, a military spokesman says. President Morsy, who is closely tied to that group, just completed his first year in office.

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Army's Oldest Brigade Gets New Leader

Posted: 06/28/2013 - The 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, part of the 1st Infantry Division, bid farewell to its current commander and welcomed its new commander during a ceremony steeped in Army traditions.

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Fort Riley Soldiers Deemed Top Infantrymen

Updated: 06/28/2013 - A group of Fort Riley soldiers earned a prestigious honor this week, going through a series of grueling tests to prove that they are the best on the battlefield in order to earn their Expert Infantryman Badges.

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Obama "Won't Go Scrambling Jets To Find Leaker"

Posted: 06/27/2013 - Leaks caused "irreversible damage to our nation's security," NSA chief says. But President Obama says he doesn't want to make deals to get Snowden. Ecuador renounces U.S. trade benefits in the tiff over the asylum bid.

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Fort Riley Officials Respond To Brigade Cuts

Updated: 06/26/2013 - As the Army downsizes and moves forward with massive restructuring plans, Fort Riley has made the list to have one of its combat brigades cut.

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Gravesite Review Underway At Fort Riley’s Cemetery

Updated: 06/23/2013 - Efforts are underway at Fort Riley’s cemetery to ensure that the graves of around 5,000 soldiers, veterans and their family members are accurately recorded. WIBW has more on the Army-wide project and how the information will be used.

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Public Hearing Set For Forbes As Potential KC-46A Site

Posted: 06/19/2013 - While Pease Air Guard Base in New Jersey was chosen for the mission, Forbes was among the five finalists to house KC-46A refuelers. The National Guard Bureau is doing an environmental impact study at all five sites.

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FBI's Mueller: We Use Drones In The U.S.

Posted: 06/19/2013 - Mueller told the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday that drones are used by the FBI in difficult cases, in a "very, very minimal way and very seldom."

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4 Americans Killed in Afghan Rocket Attack

Posted: 06/18/2013 - The Security Assistance Force says four NATO coalition service members have been killed, and a spokesman speaking anonymously says all four were Americans.

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AP: Minnesota Man Commanded Nazi Unit

Updated: 06/17/2013 - The founder of the Simon Wiesenthal Center wants the Justice Department to investigate allegations that a Minnesota man commanded a Nazi unit accused of war crimes in World War II.

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NSA Leaker Snowden Fears He'll Be Killed

Updated: 06/18/2013 - Purported Snowden blog post says any possibility of a fair trial has been destroyed. Another post says Obama "deepened and expanded" abusive security programs.

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House Passes Defense Bill With Tough Sexual Assault Provisions

Posted: 06/14/2013 - A defense spending bill cracks down on sexual assault in the military, an issue that has been under the microscope since a recent report revealed that there were 26,000 cases of military sexual assault in 2012.

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China Keeping Quiet On NSA Leaker Snowden

Posted: 06/13/2013 - The U.S. hacks computers in China, the NSA leaker tells a newspaper. He revealed secret U.S. programs that collect data on phone and Internet activity. There are "no signs" Edward Snowden worked with others, U.S. official says.

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White House Says Syria Has "Crossed The Red Line"

Posted: 06/13/2013 - Syria's reportedly killed 150 of its own people with sarin gas. The administration said the Syrian government has used chemical arms multiple times and indicated it will increase the "scope and scale" of aid to rebels.

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