US Army Chief of Staff visited Fort Riley

Updated: Jun. 10, 2021 at 10:02 PM CDT
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FORT RILEY, Kan. (WIBW) - For the first time since 2016, the U.S. Army Chief of Staff visited Fort Riley, attending Victory Week events, and providing leader development sessions.

Following a Thursday afternoon leadership session, 4-star General James C. McConville recognized soldiers from the 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley.

The soldiers were presented by their superior officers, in a reception line in the foyer of the 1st Infantry Division Headquarters building.

General McConville has also been touring Fort Riley, and talking to soldiers, while attending Victory Week events.

“Fort Riley’s going to be here for, for a long time, our soldiers want to serve here. It’s got great training areas, it’s got great community support, and the 1st Infantry Division is proud to serve here.” US Army Chief of Staff, General James C McConville says.

The last US Army Chief of Staff to visit Fort Riley was General Mark A Milley, who served as chief of staff from August 2015 to August 2019.

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