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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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Kansas Guard Members Head South to Help in Hurricane Relief

Posted: 09/02/2008 - The first of two waves of Kansas National Guard units left Tuesday to assist with relief efforts from what's now Tropical Storm Gustav. Guard officials say the mission continues, despite damage not being as bad as first feared.

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Kansas Guard Set to Help Gustav Victims

Posted: 09/02/2008 - Around 600 Kansas Guard members have been mobilized and are headed to regions of Louisiana and Mississippi similar to the ones in which they served following Katrina.

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Kansas Elementary Principal Prepares for Iraq Tour

Posted: 08/27/2008 - Lansing Elementary School Principal Tim Newton reports Wednesday to train for a tour in Iraq. He's encouraging teachers and students to send him school supplies which he can take to the children there.

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Fewer Marines Needed in Iraq's Western Province

Posted: 08/27/2008 - General tells Pentagon newspaper that only two Marine regimental units were needed to secure the once volatile Anbar province. All troop-level decisions begin with Gen. Petreaus, though

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Fort Riley Hosts Observance Honoring Women

Updated: 08/26/2008 - The 1st Infantry Division and the Fort Riley Equal Opportunity Office hosted an observance honoring the history of women's voting rights Tuesday.

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"Dagger" Brigade Packing Up to Move Out

Posted: 08/25/2008 - The 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team is loading Abrams tanks and artillery guns onto rail cars as they prepare to head to Iraq

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US, Iraq close in on deal for pullout of US troops

Posted: 08/21/2008 - Iraq and the U.S. pushed close to a deal Thursday setting a course for American combat troops to pull out of major Iraqi cities by next June, with a broader withdrawal from the long and costly war by 2011.

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Rice Says US-Iraq Coming Together on Timetables

Posted: 08/21/2008 - Secretary of State says her Iraqi counterpart and her are close to finalizing a deal that would set a timetable for the withdrawal of American forces from Iraq.

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Army Signs Covenant with Fort Riley Communities

Posted: 08/20/2008 - Governor Sebelius was at Fort Riley Wednesday celebrating the relationship it's had with its neighbors for more than 150 years. A covenant was signed between the military and community officials pledging to work to support soldiers and their families.

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Lieberman to Speak at GOP Convention

Posted: 08/20/2008 - The one-time Democratic Vice-Presidential nominee, who became an Independent in 2006 after losing his primary, will speak during the GOP convention, according to anonymous sources.

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Rice Signs Missile Defense Deal with Poland

Posted: 08/20/2008 - Deal would allow the United States to build a missile defense base in Poland in exchange for American arms. Deal still needs the approval of the Polish parliament.

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Fort Riley Advisor Killed in Afghanistan

Posted: 08/19/2008 - Twenty-five year-old soldier trained at Fort Riley for four months, was fatally wounded when his vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan on Aug. 8th

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Ft. Riley's 'Dagger Brigade' Gets Iraq Orders

Updated: 08/19/2008 - The nearly four thousand soldiers which comprise 2nd Brigade of the 1st Infantry learn Monday night that they will be deployed to Iraq for a year.

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Fort Riley Brigade to Deploy to Iraq

Posted: 08/18/2008 - The 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team has received orders to deploy to Iraq in early October for a 12 month period. There are more than 3,900 soldiers in the brigade.

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Raney Named Chief of Staff for 35th Infantry Division

Posted: 08/18/2008 - Col. Matthew Raney, Kansas National Guard, has been named the 35th Infantry Division chief of staff, a position he was appointed to fill temporarily in July 2007 following the deployment of Col. Michael Selby to Kosovo.

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Rice Europe Discuss Response to Russia

Posted: 08/18/2008 - U.S. Secretary of State said Russia used disproportionate force against its former satellite republic and should have to pay a price for its actions against Georgia.

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Russians Announce Troop Withdrawal Has Begun

Posted: 08/18/2008 - The Russian Military claimed to have started leaving town of Gori. Moscow has given little indication, though, of where it plans to station the troops and tanks as they are withdrawn from conflict zones.

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