More Headlines

Officials Say Pentagon Will Reopen $35 billion Tanker Bid

Posted: 07/09/2008 - Kansas Congressmen say the Pentagon will rebid a $35 billion tanker contract after the Air Force admitted errors in the previous competition won by Northrop Grumman and its European partner Airbus. Boeing also bid for the deal.

Read More

Iran Test-Fires Missiles in Persian Gulf

Updated: 07/09/2008 - Iranian army fire nine medium and long range missiles during war games exercises in the Strait of Hormuz, through which forty percent of the world's oil passes and which Tehran has threatened to block if attacked.

Read More

Fort Riley Soldier's Death Under Investigation

Posted: 07/08/2008 - The Army is investigating the death of a Fort Riley Transition Team soldier killed in Afghanistan. First Lieutenant Daniel Farkas died from non-combat related injuries July 4th.

Read More Map

Iraq Insists on Withdrawal Timetable

Posted: 07/08/2008 - Iraq's national security adviser says his country will not accept any deal with the United States unless the agreement sets specific dates for the withdrawal of U.S.-led forces.

Read More

Fort Riley Welcomes New Commander

Posted: 07/07/2008 - Brigadier General Perry Wiggins welcomed as new Assistant Division Commander for Operations for the 1st Inf. Division and Ft. Riley Monday morning. Wiggins will handle training and day-to-day operations of the division. He will also take charge when the Commanding General is absent.

Read More

Bush: Russia's New President is 'Smart Guy'

Posted: 07/07/2008 - Discussions with Russian president show unity on Iran and North Korea, but put discussions on sticking points with the emerging power, such as missile defense, on hold until the next president.

Read More

al Maliki Proposes Short Term Agreement with U.S.

Posted: 07/07/2008 - Iraqi Prime Minister's proposed memorandum to the United States includes a formula for the withdrawal of American soldiers, comes after widespread Iraqi opposition to a long-term American presence.

Read More

Kansas National Guard Unit Adopts School in Kosovo

Posted: 07/06/2008 - A Kansas National Guard unit serving in Kosovo is doing more than just helping to keep the peace. The unit's members have also made it their mission to help a school in a mountain village recover from the 1999 Serbian war.

Read More

Seeing a Brother Off to Battle

Posted: 07/05/2008 - A sister recounts when her brother joins the Marines, is deployed to one of the most dangerous regions of Iraq, and is now on his second tour there.

Read More

One Veteran gets a 4th of July Surprise

Updated: 04/28/2009 - On this Independence Day many people took the time to honor those who have fought for this country. The Patriot Guard made this 4th of July extra special for one Vietnam Veteran.

Read More

A Brother (and Sister)-in Arms, and in Kosovo

Posted: 07/04/2008 - After serving two consecutive tours of duty in Iraq, Topekan SSG Ken Wilson enjoys a unique relationship with on of his Brothers in Arms, his sister PFC Earnestine Wilson.

Read More

Watching Them Leave

Updated: 07/04/2008 - Nearly forty years after watching her husband head to Viet Nam, a mother can sympathize with her daughter and her four year-old son when her daughter's husband embarks for his second tour in Iraq.

Read More

1st Infantry Soldier to be Honored

Posted: 07/02/2008 - Not for combat duty, but for an heroic rescue.. that's why Darrell Dressler will be awarded the Army's highest honor next week, for bravery off the battlefield.

Read More

Fort Riley Brigade to Change Command

Posted: 07/02/2008 - Col. Jeff Ingram will relinquish command of the 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division in a ceremony July 9th at Fort Riley. Col. Ingram will be deployed to Iraq at the end of July.

Read More

Ft. Riley Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

Posted: 07/01/2008 - Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Hilton was killed when the vehicle in which he was riding hit an IED and came under attack. To date he is the 152nd Ft. Riley soldier to die in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Read More

Historic Fort Riley Division Celebrating Lineage

Updated: 07/01/2008 - First Infantry Division celebrating division's history with "Victory Week" at Fort Riley. Celebration from July 14-18. Victory Park will be dedicated with memorials to 400 soldiers, including one who received Medal of Honor for duty in Iraq.

Read More Map

Coalition: 33 Militants Killed in Afghanistan

Posted: 07/01/2008 - Afghan intelligence estimates place the number killed at around 20. At least 45 coalition soldiers died last month, the deadliest since the 2001 invasion to oust the Taliban.

Read More

Blind Special Forces soldier: determined to serve

Posted: 06/30/2008 - When Capt. Ivan Castro joined the Army, he set goals: to jump out of planes, kick in doors and lead soldiers into combat. He achieved them all. Then the mortar round landed five feet away, blasting away his sight.

Read More

Chilling Leads In Pregnant Soldier Death

Posted: 06/30/2008 - The Army said that a fellow soldier is being looked at as a person of interest; while a local newspaper received a letter from someone claiming to be a serial killer.

Read More

Afghan Civilian Deaths Up 62%, U.N. Says

Posted: 06/30/2008 - Nearly seven hundred civilians have been killed this year, up almost two-thirds over last year, as the war in Afghanistan approaches its seventh year.

Read More

Ft Leavenworth Researchers: Iraq Occupation Was Understaffed

Posted: 06/30/2008 - A seven-hundred page study by Donald P. Wright and Col. Timothy R. Reese of the Combat Operations Study Team at Fort Leavenworth, Kan. found that commanders prematurely believed they had accomplished their goals, reinforced, in part, by President Bush's Mission Accomplished speech.

Read More

Kansas Guardsmen Deployed to Afghanistan

Posted: 06/27/2008 - The 102nd Military History Detachment will document photos, videos and artifacts while in Afghanistan to preserve war details for history.

Read More
631 SW Commerce Pl. Topeka, Kansas 66615 phone: 785-272-6397 fax: 785-272-1363 email: feedback@wibw.com
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability