Updated: 06/11/2009 - Lt. Col. Jim Crider deployed to Iraq with the 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment from Fort Riley in 2007. His unit was part of the surge of troops sent there to quell violence.
Updated: 06/09/2009 - Shawnee Heights High School Navy Junior ROTC unit visited the Colmery O'neil VA medical center Tuesday morning.
Updated: 06/09/2009 - The 1st Infantry Division at Fort Riley, the oldest in the Army, will celebrate its 92nd birthday on Thursday.
Updated: 06/07/2009 - A Washburn educator has joined the Army Reserve in memory of the military service of her husband.
Updated: 06/03/2009 - World War II's D-Day invasion will be remembered Saturday with displays and battle re-enactments at the Museum of the Kansas National Guard at Forbes Field.
Updated: 06/02/2009 - Army Secretary Pete Geren says Georgia's Fort Stewart, Fort Carson, Colo., and Fort Bliss, Texas will not be home to new combat brigades after all.
Updated: 06/02/2009 - The general who was in charge of U.S. special operations in Afghanistan at the time former NFL star Pat Tillman was killed by friendly fire in 2004 is admitting that it should have been handled differently.
Updated: 05/29/2009 - The National Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and reserve presented the Attorney General with its Patriot Award.
Updated: 05/29/2009 - 19-year old Tony Lewis is being held on numerous charges related to a string of kidnappings and rapes in the Manhattan and Junction City areas. He is a soldier at Fort Riley.
Updated: 05/28/2009 - Three Topeka-area soldiers who lost their lives serving our country, will be honored near the VA Medical Center.
Updated: 05/28/2009 - The brother of Army Pvt. Henry "Rickey" Marquez said during his brother's military funeral in Kansas City Wednesday, military officials realized when they reached the cemetery that Marquez's remains were still in Hawaii and the remains in Kansas City were another soldier.
Updated: 05/27/2009 - The 451st Expeditionary Sustainment Command will be located at the Lanny J. Wallace Army Reserve Center in Wichita. The planned activation date is Sept. 16, 2011.
Updated: 05/28/2009 - Defense Sec. Robert Gates delivered the commencement address at Wichita East High School Wednesday night. Gates graduated from the school in 1961. He told the students to reach outside their comfort zones to explore new subjects.
Posted: 05/26/2009 - Kurt LaPlant, shot down in Vietnam in 1968, was buried with military honors at Arlington National Cemetery last week.
Posted: 05/26/2009 - Spec. Travis Weaver, a Topeka West grad serving at Ft. Bragg, NC, earned the title of XVIII Airboren Corps Soldier of the Year and will compete for National Soldier of the Year honors in July.
Posted: 05/26/2009 - Federal inspectors plan to scour a Wabaunsee County bombing range for unexploded bombs. The area near Alma was used to train pilots and bomber crews.
Posted: 05/25/2009 - The UN Security Council says Sunday's nuclear test by North Korea violated their resolutions; the test brings on a wave of worldwide condemnation.
Posted: 05/25/2009 - What the findings are revealing are deficiencies in body armor and medical tubes.
Posted: 05/25/2009 - Fort Riley held a ceremony Monday morning to honor fallen soldiers.