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KC Company to Help Build New Fort Riley Hospital

Updated: 05/07/2009 - The new $334 million hospital at Fort Riley will replace the 50-year-old Irwin Army Community Hospital. Construction is scheduled to begin this fall and wrap up in the spring of 2012.

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DOD Changes Soldier's Status to Killed in Action

Updated: 05/07/2009 - The Armed Forces Medical Examiner positively identified remains Tuesday as those of Staff Sgt. William Vile of Philadelphia. The Ft. Riley transition team member had previously been listed as "whereabouts unknown."

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Transition Team Soldier Listed as 'DUSTWUN'

Updated: 05/05/2009 - A Pennsylvania Soldier assigned to 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, has been listed as Duty Status “Whereabouts Unknown” following a May 1 incident that killed two 1st Infantry Division Soldiers near the village of Nishagam, in Konar Province, Afghanistan.

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Lt. Dan Band to Play Ft. Riley

Updated: 04/29/2009 - Gary Sinise will bring his Lt. Dan Band to Ft. Riley for a May 9th performance for soldiers, their families and Department of the Army civilians and their guests.

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Swine Flu Hotline Established at Fort Riley

Updated: 04/27/2009 - In response to the public health emergency declaration on the swine influenza A virus, Irwin Army Community Hospital has increased surveillance for flu-like symptoms and set up a hotline (785) 240-4FLU (4358).

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Kansas Veterans' Cemetery Dedicated at Fort Riley

Updated: 05/07/2009 - Several state political leaders joined veterans, military members, family and friends at the dedication of the Kansas Veterans' Cemetery at Fort Riley Friday.

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New Black Hawks Arrive at Fort Riley

Updated: 04/21/2009 - The Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division received two UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters at Marshall Army Airfield Tuesday night.

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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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