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Top US diplomat Joins Nuclear Talks with Iran

Posted: 07/16/2008 - America's third-highest ranking diplomat will meet with the Iranian envoy as the Bush Administration breaks with its long standing policy towards the nation as the U.S. tries to dissuade Iran to end activities which could aide in the development of an atomic weapon.

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US Troops Pull Out of Afghan Base After Attack

Posted: 07/16/2008 - Americans abandon base in Nuristan less than a week after suffering the worst U.S. losses in Afghanistan in three years in a militant attack days after the base was built.

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"Surge" in Iraq Ends; 150,000 Troops Remain

Posted: 07/16/2008 - Even after the last of the brigades sent to Iraq by President Bush as part of the "Surge" leaves, 15,000 more soldiers remain than were there beforehand.

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Army Field Support Battalion to Change Command

Posted: 07/15/2008 - After commanding the support battalion for 26 months, Lt. Col. Shannon G. Pool will pass the unit colors to Lt. Col. Thomas “Andy” Parker in a ceremony July 24th on Fort Riley.

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"Black Lions" to Unveil Memorial

Posted: 07/15/2008 - The “Black Lions” of 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, will unveil a newly erected memorial during a dedication ceremony at the battalion headquarters, Bldg. 8037 on Custer Hill at 2 p.m., July 17.

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National Guard Soldiers to Return Home

Posted: 07/15/2008 - Soldiers of the 35th Infantry Division of the Kansas National Guard returning home July 17th. A welcome home ceremony will be held at Warren Middle School in Leavenworth, Kan.

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Military Families to Thank Kansas for Education Support

Posted: 07/14/2008 - Military family members from Fort Riley will present Kansas Lt. Gov. Mark Parkinson with a "giant" thank you card for passing legislation helpful to military children's unique educational needs.

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9 Americans Killed in Attack in Afghanistan

Posted: 07/14/2008 - Over 100 militants attack and attempt to overrun three day old base early Sunday morning near the Pakistani border. The fighters were able to breach the base, according to an anonymous source.

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Ft. Riley Commanding General Nominated to Pentagon Post

Updated: 07/11/2008 - Sec. of Defense Robert Gates nominated Ft. Riley Commanding General Robert Durbin to be special assistant to the Army Chief of Staff for enterprise management. Maj. Gen. Durbin has been at Ft. Riley a little more than a year.

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New Commander for Irwin Army Hospital

Posted: 07/11/2008 - Col. Jeffrey Johnson took command of Fort Riley's Irwin Army Community Hospital Friday. He succeeds Col. Dawn Smith, who's moving to Fort Sam Houston, TX. Johnson comes from Ft. Bragg, NC.

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Combat Air Museum Gets New Artifact

Posted: 07/11/2008 - Combat Air Museum in Topeka gets cockpit escape capsule from F-111 from private collector. Artifact will remain in Topeka until he returns it to his private collection.

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Parvo Outbreak Prompts Closure of Bark Park on Post

Posted: 07/11/2008 - A recent outbreak of the Parvovirus has prompted the closing of the Community Dog Park on post indefinitely. Dog owners are encouraged to have their pets vaccinated to protect them from the virus.

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Bodies of 2 Missing US Soldiers Found

Posted: 07/11/2008 - The two soldiers were among three captured during an ambush in May 2007 in the so-called "Triangle of Death" in Baghdad. The third soldier's had been discovered last year.

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Bodies of 2 Missing Soldiers are Found in Iraq

Posted: 07/10/2008 - The families of two U.S. soldiers who have been missing in Iraq for more than a year say they were informed Thursday that their sons' bodies have been found. The Pentagon has not made an official announcement.

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Government Seeks Dismissal of Soldier's Suit

Posted: 07/10/2008 - Specialist Jeremy Hall and the Military Religious Freedom Foundation filed suit against the Pentagon over alleged violations of religious freedoms. Now a motion has been filed on behalf of the government to dismiss the lawsuit.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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