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Leavenworth Majors Devising Afghan Strategies

Posted: 12/08/2008 - Using unclassified information, the group of about three dozen majors at Fort Leavenworth are working on strategies that could be used to fight a resurgent Taliban and other terrorist groups.

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Topeka Guardsman Receives Two Bronze Stars

Updated: 12/17/2008 - Adjutant General Tod Bunting pinned not one, but two Bronze Stars on Major Gregory Edson of Topeka. Edson was wounded by enemy action in December 2007, but continued to fight.

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Poor Economy Good News for Military Recruiting Numbers

Updated: 12/05/2008 - There are many reasons soldiers choose to stay in the military. However, with the job market as tight as it is right now, Pentagon officials acknowledge that bad news for the economy is usually good news for the military.

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US General Outlines Iraq Mission Under New Pact

Updated: 12/05/2008 - A security pact that sets a timetable for troops to leave Iraq requires a shift in how the U.S. carries out combat missions during its remaining time in the country, the top U.S. military commander in Iraq said Friday.

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Government Recommends Kansas for Biodefense Lab

Updated: 12/04/2008 - The federal government has recommended a site in Kansas for a new $450 million laboratory to study biological threats like anthrax and foot-and-mouth disease.

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Fort Riley Holiday Worship Schedule

Posted: 12/03/2008 - Soldiers and their Families are invited to attend worship services scheduled during the holiday season.

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Kansas Judge Stays Soldier's Execution

Updated: 12/02/2008 - A U.S. District Court judge in Kansas has issued a stay in the scheduled execution of an Army soldier convicted of murders and rapes in the 1980s.

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Obama Announces Clinton, Gates for Cabinet

Updated: 12/01/2008 - President-elect Barack Obama announced Monday that Robert Gates would remain as defense secretary, making President Bush's Pentagon chief his own as he seeks to wind down the U.S. role in Iraq.

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Fort Riley Soldier Killed in Iraq

Posted: 12/01/2008 - The Pentagon has disclosed the death of a Fort Riley soldier in Iraq. The Army says 43-year-old Master Sgt. Anthony Davis of Deerfield, Fla., died Monday after being shot by an Iraqi Security Force soldier.

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Pregnant Spouses Miss Deployed Counterparts

Updated: 11/26/2008 - Families of deployed soldiers at Fort Riley won't spend Thanksgiving with their loved ones, but many of the spouses left behind will spend it with each other.

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Iraqi Parliament Delays Vote on US Pact

Updated: 11/26/2008 - Intense dealmaking among Iraq's political factions on Wednesday delayed by one day a parliamentary vote on a security pact that would allow American forces to stay in the country through 2011.

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Fort Riley Holiday Meal, Worship Service Set for Thanksgiving

Updated: 11/24/2008 - Families can leave the cooking to the Army food service this Thanksgiving holiday and enjoy the traditional holiday meal for a reasonable price at post dining facilities. They're also invited to a service Thanksgiving Day.

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Free Christmas Trees Available for Military Families

Updated: 11/24/2008 - Free fresh Christmas Trees will be available for military Families Dec. 10-12. Priority will be given to spouses of deployed Soldiers and Soldiers and families of the Warrior Transition Battalion.

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Fort Riley Kicking Off Holiday Season

Updated: 11/24/2008 - The holiday season gets started this week for soldiers and families at Fort Riley, starting with a traditional Thanksgiving meal.

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4 Separate Iraq Blasts Kill At Least 23

Updated: 11/24/2008 - A female suicide bomber blew herself up near an entrance to the U.S.-protected Green Zone and a bomb tore through a minibus in separate attacks on Monday that killed at least 20 people, Iraqi officials said.

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Kansas University Army ROTC Numbers Up

Updated: 11/22/2008 - Officials at the University of Kansas and at Kansas State report an increase of at least 20 percent in the number of Army ROTC cadets on campus this semester.

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Fort Riley Soldier Return to Families

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Approximately 350 soldiers from the 1st Infantry Division Combat Aviation Brigade returned home from Iraq Wednesday.

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350 Soldiers Expected Home from War

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Soldiers from the 1st Infantry Division Combat Aviation Brigade are expected home November 19th after a 15-month tour in Iraq

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Attack Helicopter Unit Moving to Fort Carson

Updated: 11/19/2008 - The Army says the 1st Battalion, 2nd Aviation Regiment will bring 24 attack helicopters and about 500 soldiers to Fort Carson, Colorado from its current base in Korea. It replaces a unit that's moving to Fort Riley, Kansas.

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