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Army, UK Improving Unit Tracking Systems

Posted: 07/31/2009 - British officials say they will be able to give a better accounting of where units are on the battlefield, making for quicker action and avoid incidents of friendly fire.

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Fort Riley Identifies Soldier Found Dead

Posted: 07/28/2009 - The Army's 1st Infantry Division has identified a soldier found dead in his room last week as a 19-year-old from California.

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Report Questions Biolab Selection Process

Posted: 07/27/2009 - The Government Accountability Office said in a draft report that the Homeland Security Department did not adequately study the different risks of six sites that competed to get the lab moved from its present site at Plum Island, N.Y.

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Fort Riley Marks Victory Week

Posted: 07/27/2009 - Events begin Monday with a run around Custer Hill, where barracks, unit offices and training grounds are located. The celebration continues throughout the week, concluding with a family event on Friday.

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Taliban Threatens To Kill Captured US Soldier

Posted: 07/16/2009 - Local Taliban commanders threatened Thursday to kill a captured American soldier unless the U.S. military stops operations in two districts of southeastern Afghanistan.

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1st Infantry HQ Gets Iraq Orders

Posted: 07/14/2009 - The Pentagon says the 1st Infantry Divisoin's headquarters unit of some 800 soldiers will be part of the next round of deployments to Iraq that start this fall and continue into early 2010. A specific date wasn't announced.

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1st Infantry HQ Gets Iraq Orders

Posted: 07/14/2009 - The Pentagon has set a departure time frame for Fort Riley's 1st Infantry Division headquarters to head to Iraq.

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Bomb Attacks Kill 50 in Iraq

Posted: 07/09/2009 - Today was the worst day of bloodshed by bombing since U.S. troops pulled out of Iraq's major cities last week.

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Army Using Wiki To Update Field Manuals

Updated: 07/02/2009 - Authors of Army doctrine and field manuals are launching a pilot project to collect reaction from soldiers and officers on a Wiki site.

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Ex-prof Gets 4 Years For Passing Military Secrets

Updated: 07/01/2009 - A federal judge sentenced a retired University of Tennessee professor to four years in prison Wednesday for passing sensitive information from a U.S. Air Force contract to two research assistants from China and Iran.

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Big Red One Soldiers To Support Sundown Salute

Updated: 07/01/2009 - More than 1,000 Soldiers from the 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley will march in the annual Sundown Salute Parade in Junction City as part of the city’s five-day Fourth of July celebration.

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US Military Says 4 Soldiers Killed In Baghdad

Updated: 06/30/2009 - Four U.S. soldiers were killed in combat on the eve of the withdrawal of American troops from Baghdad and other Iraq cities, the U.S. military said, as Iraqi forces on Tuesday assumed control for security in urban areas.

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Iraqi Forces Take Control Of Baghdad

Updated: 06/29/2009 - As part of an agreement with the Iraqi government, American military forces have withdrawn from most major cities in the region.

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Abu Ghraib Scandal Haunts W.Virginia Reservist

Updated: 06/29/2009 - More than two years since leaving her prison cell, the woman who became the grinning face of the Abu Ghraib prisoner abuse scandal spends most of her days confined to the four walls of her home.

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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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