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Mom Chooses Son Over Service

Updated: 11/18/2009 - To hear Spc. Alexis Hutchinson tell it, the Army forced her to make an agonizing choice between serving her country and taking care of her son.

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Hasan Probe Will Include Pentagon

Updated: 11/18/2009 - The Fort Hood shooting attack is raising concerns that could span the entire military operation of the country, according to the official spokesman for the Pentagon.

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Boeing Rolls Out its Latest Model

Updated: 11/18/2009 - Plagued by tardy design plans and second chances, the 747-8 jet was finally rolled out from a Boeing Seattle-area hangar this week.

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Army Suicide Numbers Set Another Yearly Record

Updated: 11/18/2009 - Suicides among soldiers this year have topped last year's record-breaking numbers, but Army officials maintain a recent trend downward could mean the service is making headway on its programs designed to reduce the problem, Army officials said Tuesday.

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Kansas Guard's 184th Security Forces Welcomed Home

Posted: 11/17/2009 - Approximately 42 Kansas Air National Guardsmen with the 184th Intelligence Wing Security Forces were welcomed home Monday, Nov. 16, during a ceremony at McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita.

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More than 800 Free Meals at "The Corral"

Posted: 11/16/2009 - The Monday after Veterans Day is almost another holiday; the Military Appreciation free meal event at Topeka's Golden Corral was a hit, even in the rain.

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Lawyer Says Hasan is Paralyzed

Posted: 11/13/2009 - The attorney assigned to defend the accused Fort Hood gunman, says his client's condition is "extremely serious" and that he's not able to get up and walk.

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Kabul Car Bomb Outside U.S. Base Injures 20+

Posted: 11/13/2009 - A car bomb detonated Friday morning outside a U.S. military base in Kabul, wounding more than 20 NATO soldiers, civilian contractors, and Afghans, according to NATO.

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Roberts Announces Service Academy Nominations

Posted: 11/12/2009 - It's one of the very good parts of the job of being Senator.. nominating young Kansans for an opportunity to attend one of the nation's military service academies.

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Hasan Faces 13 Preliminary Murder Charges

Posted: 11/12/2009 - Maj. Nidal Hasan will face 13 preliminary charges of premeditated murder stemming from last week's shooting at Fort Hood Army Post in Texas, U.S. military sources say.

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Emporia: Veterans Day's Founding City

Updated: 11/11/2009 - In the home of the first Veterans Day, Emporia, Kan., the community came out for various events to honor the men and women who have served in the armed forces.

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On Veterans Day, President Weighs Afghan Options

Posted: 11/11/2009 - President Barack Obama is considering four scenarios to move forward in Afghanistan, and was expected to discuss them at Wednesday's eighth meeting with his war council, sources told CNN.

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Hy-Vee Honors Veterans

Posted: 11/11/2009 - A local grocery store thanked veterans by offering them a free breakfast.

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Veterans Day Hometown Honors Vets

Updated: 11/11/2009 - The place where Veterans Day began honored America's troops Wednesday. A parade through the streets of the city followed Veterans breakfast and highlighted the morning,s events.

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Obama "Not Forthcoming with Fort Hood Information"

Posted: 11/10/2009 - A ranking Michigan Congressman said that he is concerned that President Barack Obama and his administration is being less than forthcoming with details of the Fort Hood Massacre and is withholding requested information.

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Watching Out For Fort Hood Charity Scams

Posted: 11/10/2009 - It is offering a few tips to ensure donations will make it to reputable charities, rather than "misleading or malicious solicitors seeking to take advantage of national headlines and generous individuals."

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