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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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Fallen WWII POW's Honored at Fort Riley

Updated: 11/18/2008 - German and Italian military officers were at Fort Riley Friday honoring fallen prisoners of war from World War II. The officers laid a wreath in memory of their country's soldiers who passed away while held captive in our country.

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Fort Riley Soldiers Returning from Iraq

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Soldiers with Fort Riley's 1st Infantry Division Combat Aviation Brigade will return home Saturday night. Additional groups are expected to return Monday and Tuesday.

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Military: civilian cargo aircraft crashes in Iraq

Updated: 11/18/2008 - A cargo plane chartered by FedEx crashed Thursday west of Baghdad after reporting a malfunction, the U.S. military said. It ruled out hostile fire and said the crew was presumed dead.

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Sen. Roberts Comments on Veterans Day

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Senator Pat Roberts, a former Marine who served during the Korean War era, commented on the importance of Veterans Day by saying they deserve our "unqualified gratitude."

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WU Hosts Veterans Memorial

Updated: 11/18/2008 - For the 22nd year in a row, Washburn University honored veterans with a ceremony. This year, the events were held indoors.

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All Veterans Memorial Holds Ceremony

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Topeka's Great Overland Station hosted a Veterans Day ceremony Tuesday. Lt. Col. Roger Aeschliman of the Kansas Army National Guard spoke to those attending.

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Little Apple Shows Gratitude to Veterans

Updated: 11/18/2008 - The Flint Hills Veterans Coalition/ Manhattan hosted its Veterans Day Celebration without the parade this year due to inclement weather. The festivities did carry on with a breakfast, commemorative program and recognition banquet.

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Gray County World Warr II Veterans Record Memories

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Nearly 40 World War II Veterans in Gray County have already recorded their memories as part of an oral history project. It's being house in the Gray County Courthouse's Veterans Memorial Resource Center.

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Emporia Celebrates Veterans Day

Updated: 11/18/2008 - It's the birthplace of Veterans Day and after 51 years Emporia still rolls out the red carpet for all Veterans.

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Veterans Day at Hope Street Academy

Updated: 11/18/2008 - TOPEKA, Kan. - Students at Hope Street Academy observed Veterans Day by listening to first-hand accounts from soldiers who served in Iraq.

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Missing Marine Finally Comes Home

Posted: 11/10/2008 - Marine Lance Corporal Kurt LaPlant was in a helicopter shot down by enemy fire in Vietnam 40 years ago. The military finally positively identified his remains.

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