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Monday Jul 7 | Rock Hill Herald

Court testimony: Veteran who killed Chester Co. baby ordered to kill child in Afghanistan

The target: An 8-year-old boy who carried what Bradley's unit thought was an improvised explosive device , common in the Afghanistan war zone where Bradley experienced his first overseas deployment.

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Related Topix: Psychology, Science, US Military, US Army, Fort Riley, KS

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Great Bend Tribune

Rufus P. Fimple 1921-2014

GREAT BEND Rufus P. Fimple, 93, died June 26, 2014 at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center.

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Related Topix: Great Bend, KS, Personal Finance, Retirement, US Military, US Army, Fort Riley, KS

Thu Jun 26, 2014

KMAN-AM Manhattan

Army Seeks Public Input on Environmental Impacts of Possible Force Reductions

The Department of the Army has completed a Supplemental Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Army 2020 force structure realignment and is making a draft Finding of No Significant Impact available for public comment.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Wainwright, Fort Huachuca, Fort Shafter, Fort Jackson, Fort Leavenworth, US Army

Manhattan Mercury

Study: If Army experiences cuts, Fort Riley could lose 16,000 jobs

The Fort Riley area would suffer a tremendous socioeconomic blow if the Army installation experienced significant soldier and civilian position cuts.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Riley, KS, Department of Defense, US News

WIBW-TV Topeka

Fort Riley Could Lose Nearly 16,000 Soldiers And Civilian Personnel

In order to meet the goal of 420,000 soldiers by 2020, Fort Riley may lose some 16,000 soldiers and civilian personnel -- from the 19,995 estimated to be there in 2011.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Riley, KS, Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth, KS

Mon Jun 23, 2014

WIBW-TV Topeka

Hosting Pakistani Journalist Learning Experience for All

His first day in the WIBW-TV newsroom, Ahmed Ali was visiting with me at my desk when an Army major from Fort Riley walked up, hand extended, smile on his face, to say hello.

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Related Topix: Journalism, US Military, US Army, Fort Riley, KS, World News, Pakistan, Shawnee County, KS

Fri Jun 20, 2014

KMAN-AM Manhattan

Evacuation at Fort Riley Due to Unexploded Ordnance

Capt. David L. Robinson , 162nd EOD Co., 84th EOD Bn., 1st Sust. Bde., 1st Inf. Div., discusses the recovery and relocation of an unexploded ordnance unearthed June 20 near the intersection of Jackson Avenue and Hampton Place at Fort Riley with members of the post's Directorate of Emergency Services.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Military, Fort Riley, KS

Ellsworth Reporter

Duane Bernard Billinger

Duane Bernard Billinger, 64, died Wednesday, June 18, 2014, in Lindsborg. Duane was born May 14, 1950, in Hays, the son of Bernard J. and Viola Billinger.

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Related Topix: Lindsborg, KS, US Military, US Army

Thu Jun 19, 2014

KMAN-AM Manhattan

Deployment Ceremony at Fort Riley

Ahead of its deployment to Kuwait, the 1st Infantry Division's 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team conducted a ceremony June 18 in which leaders cased the brigade colors, inactivated the Special Troops Battalion and reflagged the 1st Engineer Battalion to the 1st Brigade Engineer Battalion.

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Related Topix: Fort Riley, KS, US Military, US Army

Wed Jun 18, 2014

Great Bend Tribune

Weldon M. Brozek 1941 - 2014

Weldon M. Brozek, 73, died June 16, 2014 at the Newton Medical Center. Born March 12, 1941, in Lucas, he was the son of James A. and Agnes Brozek.

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Related Topix: Great Bend, KS, US Military, US Army, Wichita, KS, Bel Aire, KS, Topeka, KS

Fri Jun 13, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Court remands Riley County sentencing of habitual sexual offender

A soldier stationed at Fort Riley who received five life sentences as a habitual sexual offender had his sentences vacated by the Kansas Supreme Court and his case remanded for resentencing.

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Related Topix: Riley County, KS, US Military, US Army, Fort Riley, KS, Riley, KS, Violent Crime

Tue Jun 10, 2014

The Free Dictionary

Timothy McVeigh Executed

Timothy James " Tim " McVeigh detonated a truck bomb in front of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City on April 19, 1995.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Lockport, NY, Prison, US Military, US Army

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