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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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US Army College Honors Pakistan's Kayani

Updated: 02/26/2009 - Gen. Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, a 1985 graduate of U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, will be inducted Thursday into its international hall of fame.

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Kansas House Gets New Member to Replace Deployed Rep

Updated: 02/25/2009 - Former Rep. Melanie Meier, a lieutenant colonel in the Army Reserve, resigned Saturday after receiving orders to deploy. She wanted former Rep. Candy Ruff to replace her while she's gone, but party precinct officials instead chose her former opponent, Don Navinsky.

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