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13's Stephanie Ramos Prepares for Iraq

Updated: 10/25/2008 - When 13's First LT Stephanie Ramos found out she was being deployed to Iraq this past June, she packed up her things and started training.

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Top US Commander in Iraq Holds Talks in Turkey

Posted: 10/24/2008 - The top U.S. commander in Iraq has held talks in Turkey on cooperation in the fight against Kurdish rebels. Gen. Ray Odierno met Friday with the deputy chief of the Turkish general staff Gen. Hasan Igsiz to discuss U.S.-Turkey military coordination, a U.S. military statement said.

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US military deaths in Iraq war at 4,186

Posted: 10/21/2008 - As of Monday, Oct. 20, 2008, at least 4,186 members of the U.S. military have died in the Iraq war since it began in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count.

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13 Ghostly Stops on Fort Riley Tour

Posted: 10/21/2008 - Ghost stories come to life at Fort Riley Oct. 26 when the Historical and Archaeological Society of Fort Riley sponsor the annual Ghost Tours on post.

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Iraq Cabinet Seeks Changes to US Security Pact

Posted: 10/21/2008 - The Iraqi Parliament must approve the draft before the current U.N. mandate expires at the end of this year. Otherwise, there would be no legal basis for the U.S.-led military mission.

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Michelle Obama to Focus on Military Spouses

Posted: 10/20/2008 - Politico reports the candidate's wife meets with military families often in swing states. Here's why this issue could be part of her agenda if she's chosen as the nation's next first lady.

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Employee Gift to Alorica

Updated: 10/20/2008 - Alorica Incorporated welcomed back a very special employee today. Loren Stienbaugh, was stationed in Iraq with the Kansas Army National Guard. He returned to work at Alorica today and brought them a very special gift.

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Fort Riley to Observe Hispanic Heritage Month

Posted: 10/15/2008 - K-State Basketball Coach, Frank Martin will address the Fort Riley community at 11:45 p.m. Oct. 15 at Riley’s Conference Center as part of Hispanic Heritage Month.

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Adjutant General's Department Reorganizes

Posted: 10/15/2008 - The Kansas Adjutant General's Department has reorganized and is now putting a stronger emphasis on homeland security and strengthening emergency management operations.

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US Troops Kill No. 2 Leader of Al-Qaida in Iraq

Posted: 10/15/2008 - American troops acting on a tip killed the No. 2 leader of al-Qaida in Iraq — a Moroccan known for his ability to recruit and motivate foreign fighters — in a raid in the northern city of Mosul, the U.S. military said Wednesday.

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Fort Riley Soldiers to Participate in Eisenhower Center Ceremony

Posted: 10/10/2008 - Former President Dwight D. Eisenhower will be honored at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 11 during a ceremony at the Eisenhower Center. Soldiers from the 1st Engineer Battalion, 1st Brigade, 1st Inf. Div. will provide the honor cordon.

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U.S. May Consider Taliban Talks

Posted: 10/08/2008 - As the situation in Afghanistan worsens, the U.S. and its NATO allies may entertain the idea of talks with moderate leaders of the Taliban.

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Soldiers Load Guns, Get Back on Training Field

Updated: 10/10/2008 - Fort Riley is conducting live fire exercises to give soldiers practice performing movement to contact, enter and clear a room and treat and evacuate casualties.

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Army combat unit to deploy within U.S.

Posted: 10/04/2008 - The United States military's Northern Command, formed in the wake of the September 11 terrorist attacks, is dedicating a combat infantry team to deal with catastrophes in the U.S., including terrorist attacks and natural disasters.

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Salina Soldier Pleads Guilty to Murder in Iraq

Posted: 10/03/2008 - A U.S. soldier pleaded guilty Thursday to charges of accessory to murder and was sentenced to eight months in prison for his role in the killing of four Iraqi prisoners who were bound, blindfolded, shot and dumped in a canal.

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Military Relied on Bonuses to Lure New Recruits

Posted: 10/03/2008 - According to data obtained by The Associated Press, the Army and Marine Corps doled out nearly $640 million in the fiscal year that ended Tuesday to entice recruits to join up

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Jim Zeller on Campaigning Door-to-Door

Posted: 10/01/2008 - Jim Zeller is running against State Senator Laura Kelley in the 18th District. He spoke to 13 news Wednesday about knowing constituents. If elected, he says he would give them a better voice.

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