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Fort Riley to Open Two New Child Development Centers

Updated: 01/07/2009 - Fort Riley’s Child Youth and School Services will host two ribbon cutting ceremonies in January to celebrate the opening of two new child development centers at Fort Riley.

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Speaker Named for Fort Riley MLK, Jr. Observance

Updated: 01/06/2009 - Stedman Graham, the chairman and chief executive officer of Stedman Graham and Associates, will be the featured speaker at the Martin Luther King Jr. observance at 11:45 a.m. Jan. 14 at Riley’s Conference Center.

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1st Infantry Commander to Recap Busy 2008, Future

Updated: 01/06/2009 - Brig. Gen. Perry Wiggins was expected to highlight the year's activities, which included the start or completion of more than $1 billion in construction projects on post.

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Fort Riley Commander Reflects on 2008

Updated: 01/06/2009 - The last 12 months have been a "whirlwind" for Fort Riley's 1st Infantry Division - those are the words from the commanding general, Brigadier General Perry Wiggins. He shared his main priorities for the post in 2009.

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Fort Riley Soldier Killed in Iraq

Updated: 01/05/2009 - 22-year old Private Benjamin Tollefson of Concord, California died Dec. 31 in Balad, Iraq. Fort Riley says he died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with indirect fire in Ghazaliya.

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Guardsmen Welcomed Home from Afghanistan

Updated: 01/02/2009 - Fifteen National Guardsmen were honored at a welcome home ceremony in Manhattan Friday. For the past year, they have been serving in Afghanistan.

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New Access Rules for Fort Riley

Updated: 01/01/2009 - Starting Thursday, anyone wishing to enter the base from midnight to five in the morning will need to be accompanied by a Department of Defense ID card holder.

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Lawsuit Accuses Military of Converting Afghans

Updated: 12/30/2008 - The lawsuit now includes allegations that the military doesn't take such complaints seriously enough and that soldiers try to convert Muslims in Iraq and Afghanistan to Christianity.

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Worship Schedule for Fort Riley

Updated: 12/22/2008 - Soldiers and their families are invited to attend worship services during the holiday season on Fort Riley, December 24 through January 1

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Army Releases Field Training Manual

Updated: 12/16/2008 - The Army has released its latest field manual on training, elevating the need for units to prepare to conduct stability operations during combat deployments.

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Ft Leavenworth Devises New Field Manual

Updated: 12/16/2008 - The Army has released its latest field manual on training, elevating the need for units to prepare to conduct stability operations during combat deployments.

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Ft. Riley Family Scores Hottest Tickets in D.C.

Updated: 12/12/2008 - Sgt. 1st Class Leroy will be there with his three children to the Jan. 20 event, where they'll be met by his wife, who's traveling all the way from Iraq.

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Dozens Killed In Iraq Suicide Blast

Updated: 12/11/2008 - The death toll is nearing 60 after an explosion at a restaurant hosting political negotiations in northern Iraq.

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55 Reported Killed in Restaurant Suicide Bombing

Updated: 12/11/2008 - The attack struck a popular restaurant where Kurdish officials were meeting with Arab tribal leaders. The tribal leaders had been scheduled to meet with President Jalal Talabani after the lunch.

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Gates: More Brigades to Afghanistan by Summer

Updated: 12/11/2008 - The Pentagon is moving to get three of the four combat brigades requested by commanders into Afghanistan by summer, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said.

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Death Toll Rises To 4 In Fighter Jet Crash

Updated: 12/10/2008 - The body of a 15-month old girl is discovered. A congressional staffer from the area says the military jet lost power in both engines before the Monday crash in a San Diego neighborhood.

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Accused 9/11 Plotters Want To Confess

Posted: 12/08/2008 - Five men charged in the 9/11 attacks have reversed their legal course, and tell the judge they want to plead guilty, together.

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Brownback Introduces Detainee Bill

Posted: 12/08/2008 - Sen. Sam Brownback announced Monday that he's introduced legislation to stop the transfer of any detainees from Guantanamo to Fort Leavenworth.

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Fort Riley Unit Returns from Iraq

Posted: 12/08/2008 - More than 150 soldiers with the 1st Sustainment Brigade, 1st Infantry Division were welcomed home Monday afternoon. The troops spent the past 15 months in Iraq, where they took command of more than seven battalions and about 4000 soldiers.

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