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30 Fort Riley Soldiers Deploy to Iraq

Updated: 04/21/2009 - Nearly 30 Fort Riley soldier, of the 84th Battalion, are honored in a deployment ceremony prior to their 12 month tour in Iraq.

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Hiring Heroes Career Fair to Assist Injured Soldier

Updated: 04/20/2009 - Several federal agencies will be on hand to assist injured Soldiers, their Families and caregivers with finding employment at the Hiring Heroes Career Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 21 at Riley’s Conference Center.

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Topeka Woman's Husband, Brother on Attacked Ship

Updated: 04/15/2009 - Caroline Waldmann is anxiously awaiting word from her husband, Bill and brother Ken Stearns tonight. They're safe and serving on the "Liberty Sun," the latest ship attacked by Somali pirates. Ralph Hipp interviewed her Wednesday night at her Topeka home.

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North Korea to Boycott 6-Party Nuke Talks

Updated: 04/13/2009 - The North Koreans said Tuesday they don't want to be any part of the six-party talks protesting their recent failed missile launch.

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High-Seas Pirate Hostage Drama Escalates

Updated: 04/10/2009 - The Somali pirates demand millions in ransom; threaten to kill the American captain after he tried to escape Friday morning.

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Obama To Seek $83 Billion For Wars

Updated: 04/09/2009 - The President plans to ask Congress for the billions, assisting the troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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'Big Red One' to Welcome New Commander

Updated: 04/09/2009 - The 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley will welcome a new commanding general during an assumption of command ceremony at 10 a.m. April 15 at Cavalry Parade Field on Main Post.

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Obama Makes Unannounced Stop in Baghdad

Updated: 04/07/2009 - President Obama made an unannounced visit to Iraq Tuesday. President Obama stopped in Iraq on Tuesday, after visiting Turkey where he addressed parliament Monday.

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Pentagon lets media see return of US war dead

Updated: 04/06/2009 - The Pentagon's 18-year ban on media covering the return of fallen U.S. service members ended with a solemn ceremony for the arrival of a flag-draped casket of an airman felled in Afghanistan.

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Two Sailors Trained at Fort Riley Killed

Updated: 04/02/2009 - Army officials said Thursday that Navy Lt. Florence B. Choe, 35, and Lt. j.g. Francis L. Toner IV, 26, died March 27 while assigned to Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan. The incident occurred at Camp Shaheen in Mazar-E-Sharif.

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16 Patients Have Hepatitis in Army Needle Scare

Updated: 03/10/2009 - Army officials say 16 patients exposed to a mismanaged insulin needle program at a military hospital in Texas have tested positive for hepatitis B or C.

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Injured Vietnam Vet Reminds Today's Soldiers of Support

Updated: 03/10/2009 - Dave Roever, who was burned beyond recognition in Vietnam, told the National Prayer Luncheon in Junction City Tuesday that today's soldiers can go overseas knowing a nation is behind them.

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Injured Vietnam to Speak at Fort Riley Prayer Luncheon

Updated: 03/09/2009 - An injured Vietnam veteran and motivational speaker will be featured at the 1st Infantry Division National Prayer Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 10 at the Courtyard by Marriott.

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1st Sustainment Brigade Opens New Headquarters

Updated: 03/06/2009 - The completion of a $65 million project will be celebrated March 9 as the 1st Sustainment Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, officially opens its new headquarters building on Custer Hill.

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Two Ft. Riley Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan

Updated: 03/03/2009 - 29-year old Capt. Brian Bunting and 24-year old Sgt. Daniel Thompson died when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle Feb. 24. Bunting was from Maryland; Thompson was from Wisconsin.

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Obama says He's Doing What He Promised

Updated: 02/27/2009 - President Barack Obama is insisting that he's doing everything he promised during the campaign, when it comes to ending U.S. military involvement in Iraq.

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