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KSU Basketball Team visits Fort Riley

Updated: 09/11/2008 - The 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley remembered those who died due to the 9-11 terrorist attacks. The mens basketball team from Kansas State was on hand to watch.

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US Death in Afghanistan Makes 2008 Deadliest Year

Posted: 09/11/2008 - An insurgent attack on an eastern compound killed a U.S. soldier on Thursday, bringing the year's death toll to 112 and making 2008 the deadliest for American forces in Afghanistan since the U.S. invaded the country in response to the Sept. 11 attacks.

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'Dagger' Brigade Deployment Ceremony Scheduled

Posted: 09/10/2008 - More than 3,700 Soldiers of 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, are scheduled to deploy to Iraq in October. A ceremony will be held the end of September.

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Pentagon delays $35B Air Force tanker decision

Posted: 09/10/2008 - The Defense Department has again delayed plans to award a $35 billion contract for Air Force refueling planes, handing a victory to defense contractor Boeing Co. and leaving the politically charged decision for the next president.

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Fort Riley Investigating Atheist Death Threat

Posted: 09/10/2008 - Fort Riley officials are continuing their investigation into the source of a threatening phone call placed to an atheist soldier who is suing the government over religious freedom.

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Final WWI Veteran Seeks Memorial for Comrades

Posted: 09/09/2008 - Last living World War I veteran wants a bill that would renovate, expand memorial. Last surviving U.S. veteran of World War I pushes for upgrade. WWI memorial in nation's capital currently is a local one. Monument is difficult to find, "looks like it's been neglected."

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Anchorwoman/Reporter Heads to War

Updated: 04/28/2009 - Here at 13 News, we have done numerous stories about our men and women in uniform who are deploying for duty in Afghanistan and Iraq. And now we have someone in our news family off to serve. Weekend Anchor woman and reporter Stephanie Ramos is leaving us for deployment to Baghdad, Iraq.

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Secret killing program is key in Iraq, Woodward says

Posted: 09/09/2008 - The dramatic drop in violence in Iraq is due in large part to a secret program the U.S. military has used to kill terrorists, according to a new book by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Bob Woodward.

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Bush likely to pull 8,000 troops from Iraq in January

Posted: 09/08/2008 - President Bush is expected to keep U.S. troop levels in Iraq near their current level through the end of the year, then pull home up to 8,000 combat and support troops by mid-January, The Associated Press has learned.

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US Military Deaths in Iraq War at 4,155

Posted: 09/06/2008 - As of Saturday, Sept. 6, 2008, at least 4,155 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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Manhattan Troops Ready For Iraq

Posted: 09/06/2008 - The Army Reserve has called the 538th Transportation Company to action. The Manhattan-based unit will be heading to Iraq.

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Sebelius Calling: Gov. Chats with Soldiers in Iraq

Posted: 09/05/2008 - Governor Sebelius called a group of soldiers from Fort Riley who are deployed to Iraq earlier this week. She visited by teleconference with about 45 soldiers stationed at Camp Taji, Iraq. It was the first such arrangement for Sebelius.

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Fort Riley to Mark 9/11 Anniversary

Posted: 09/04/2008 - Fort Riley and leaders of the 1st Infantry Division leaders will hold an observance to mark the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Soldiers, sailors, and airmen deployed from Fort Riley and killed in combat in War on Terror will be remembered at event.

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Fort Leavenworth to Host Stability Symposium

Posted: 09/03/2008 - Fort Leavenworth will host a symposium later this month on U.S. military stability operations. The event is hosted by the fort's Combat Studies Institute.

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Last Guard Soldiers Leave for Louisiana

Posted: 09/03/2008 - The last of 600 Kansas National Guard soldiers have left for Louisiana to assist with recovery efforts after Hurricane Gustav.

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Fort Riley to Remember Fallen Heroes

Posted: 09/02/2008 - The 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley will conduct an observance ceremony 7:46 a.m. Sept. 11 for the remembrance of 9-11, Soldiers missing in action, and prisoners of war.

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Army Reserve Unit Called to Active Duty

Posted: 09/02/2008 - A group of Manhattan soldiers have been called to active duty in Iraq. The U.S. Army Reserve has called the 538th Transportation Company Detachment. The 538th has about 20 soldiers based out of the Manhattan area.

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