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WWII Evac Hospital from KU Debuts Tomorrow

Posted: 11/10/2008 - A documentary about the World War II service of the 77th Evacuation Hospital formed at the University of Kansas Medical Center has been completed.

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Missing Vietnam Marine Identified as Kansas Man

Updated: 11/06/2008 - The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office (DPMO) announced Wednesday that the remains of four U.S. servicemen, missing from the Vietnam War -including a Lenexa, Kan. man - have been identified and will be returned to their families for burial with full military honors.

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Veterans Day Events in Topeka, Manhattan

Posted: 11/04/2008 - Our election day edition of "13 News at 4" was actually devoted to area salutes of our Veterans for Veterans Day! Click on here to read about all the events Ralph talked about with his guests Tuesday.

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Military Family Affected By Fire

Posted: 11/02/2008 - The Frederickson family has enough to deal with -- husband and father Bryce is serving in Iraq, while wife Jill is raising their three kids -- without having to worry about a fire that cost Bryce all his personal items in Iraq.

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Fort Riley Retirees to be Honored in Ceremony

Posted: 10/28/2008 - Each month Fort Riley honors Soldiers and civilians who are retiring from active service. This month’s ceremony will be conducted at 9 a.m. Oct. 29 inside King Field House, Building 202.

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U.S. Helicopter Shot Down in Afghanistan

Posted: 10/27/2008 - A U.S. UH-60 helicopter has been shot down in Afghanistan. None of the 10 soldiers on board were killed, U.S. official says. A suicide bomber has killed a U.S. soldier and child in northern Afghanistan.

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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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