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Air Force Test Fires Missile From Calif Coast

Updated: 06/29/2009 - The Air Force says it has successfully launched an unarmed Minuteman 3 intercontinental ballistic missile from a California base, firing it to targets in the Pacific Ocean.

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1st ID Commander Previews Comings, Goings

Updated: 06/26/2009 - In his first news conference since taking command of Fort Riley's 1st Infantry Division, Maj. Gen. Vincent Brooks said the region will see another burst of growth.

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1st Infanty Commander Talks To Media

Updated: 06/26/2009 - The commanding general of the Army's 1st Infantry Division at Fort Riley is holding his first media event since taking command earlier this spring.

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Truck Bomb Kills At Least 55 In Iraq

Updated: 06/20/2009 - Nearly 200 are wounded in the northern Iraqi blast; Prime Minister declares the upcoming U.S. withdrawal of troops from its cities "a great victory."

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North Korea May Fire A Missile Toward Hawaii

Updated: 06/18/2009 - North Korea may fire a long-range ballistic missile toward Hawaii in early July, a Japanese news report said Thursday, as Russia and China urged the regime to return to international disarmament talks on its rogue nuclear program.

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Kansas National Guardsmen to Receive Purple Heart Medal

Updated: 06/17/2009 - Three Kansas National Guard Soldiers will be presented the Purple Heart medal at 12 p.m. Wednesday, June 17, in the Manhattan Armory, 721 Levee Drive, Manhattan, Kan. Maj. Gen. Tod Bunting, the adjutant general, will make the presentation.

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Fort Riley Throws A Birthday Party

Updated: 06/11/2009 - Today marked the 234th birthday of the Army and Fort Riley threw a birthday party complete with cake.

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Fmr. Ft. Riley Commander Pens Lessons For Army

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.

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Shawnee Hts. NJROTC Gives Back To VA

Updated: 06/09/2009 - Shawnee Heights High School Navy Junior ROTC unit visited the Colmery O'neil VA medical center Tuesday morning.

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D-Day To Be Marked At Kan. National Guard Museum

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.

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AG Six Honored For Guard Support

Updated: 05/29/2009 - The National Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and reserve presented the Attorney General with its Patriot Award.

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Wrong Body Delivered for Soldier Funeral

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.

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Army Reserve to Build New Unit in Wichita

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.

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Leavenworth Residents Oppose Gitmo Move

Updated: 05/28/2009 - Hundreds of Leavenworth and Lansing residents packed a Wednesday night town hall meeting hosted by Sen. Pat Roberts. They expressed concerns over a potential move of Guantanamo Bay detainees to Ft. Leavenworth.

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Defense Secretary Urges Wichita Students to Explore New Subjects

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.

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