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  1. Fort Riley Officials Seek Public CommentRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    Fort Riley's surrounding communities are dependent on the size of the Army post.

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  2. Brett Eldredge Has a "Chance" Encounter with a Soldier Headed to Serve in KuwaitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | WKHX-FM Atlanta

    ... his way to serve in Kuwait. It just so happens Chance was in the audience when Brett performed at his army base, Fort Riley in Kansas, earlier this month.

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  3. Adult students encouraged to try GCC, new ad features Batavia mother of threeRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 19 | The Batavian

    ... University in Manhattan, Kan.. Her father, retired Major General Ronald Watts, was the commanding officer at Fort Riley Army Base near Junction City. After high school Ann, now 56, did not pursue further college classwork. She began working as a ...

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  4. New commander takes over at fort hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Manhattan Mercury

    Underneath all the pomp and circumstance of Wednesday morning's changing of command ceremony for Fort Riley's Irwin Army Community Hospital at the Calvary Parade Field, there was a layer of uncertainty about the future of the facility...

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  5. Fort Riley Changes Command At Irwin Army Community HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | WIBW-TV Topeka

    As commander, Ware will be in charge of Irwin Army Community Hospital, the Warrior Transition Battalion, two clinics in the Custer Hill area, and Veterinary Services.

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  6. Fort Riley Army Hospital Changes CommandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    ... Field on the fort, Col. Barry Pockrandt passed the reins to incoming commander Col. Risa Ware. The commander at Fort Riley is in charge of Irwin Army Community Hospital, the Warrior Transition Battalion, two clinics in the Custer Hill area or the ...

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  7. Buffalo Soldiers deserve hero status in Colorado SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | The Gazette

    ... on Army posts, like Fort Leavenworth, in Kansas, and in a handful of cities like Junction City, Kan., home of Fort Riley. But few other places honor the soldiers. In Colorado, Buffalo Soldiers serve at Fort Lewis, Fort Lyons, Fort Logan, Ute Pass, ...

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  8. Armbrust: Response key in Fort reductionsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | Manhattan Mercury

    The Army has opened a 60-day public comment period following the release of a report that studied the environmental and socioeconomic impacts of reductions at 30 installations, including Fort Riley.

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  9. Court testimony: Veteran who killed Chester Co. baby ordered to kill child in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | Rock Hill Herald

    ... an excuse, but it's a fact," Lifsey said. "Those two tours profoundly damaged this young man." While stationed at Fort Riley in Kansas, Bradley was twice arrested by military police – once when he was charged with criminal domestic violence ...

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  10. Veteran pleads guilty to killing Chester Co. baby, sentenced to 32 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... ervice in Afghanistan and Iraq. His rank was private and he worked as a combat engineer. He was last stationed in Fort Riley in north central Kansas.

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  11. Topekan creates military-themed jewelryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2014 | The Capital-Journal

    ... with her husband, David, an Army soldier stationed at Fort Leavenworth. Her husband also has been stationed at Fort Riley, and their children were born at Stormont-Vail Regional Health Center. Wood said the idea for Army Charming came about, in ...

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  12. Army to survey troops on conditionsRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 29 | The Town Talk

    ... survey will not be sent to soldiers at Fort Polk. It will go to troops stationed at Fort Campbell in Kentucky, Fort Riley in Kansas, Fort Stewart in Georgia; and Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington. Once researchers believe their surveys can be ...

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  13. Rufus P. Fimple 1921-2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 28 | Great Bend Tribune

    ... Service is scheduled at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 3 at Great Bend Cemetery with Military Honors provided by the Fort Riley Honor Guard with The Reverend Lennie Maxwell officiating. Inurnment will be at Great Bend Cemetery. There will be visitation as ...

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  14. Army releases possible reductions for Kansas fortsRead the original story

    Friday Jun 27 | Washington Times

    Military budget cut could result in thousands of soldiers and employees leaving Fort Riley and Fort Leavenworth, impacting local economies in addition to downsizing the military, according to a new report from the U.S. Army.

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  15. Army assesses potentially dramatic cuts at Fort RileyRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 26 | The Capital-Journal

    A U.S. Army report released Thursday indicates Fort Riley faces a worst-case scenario of losing 16,000 base employees to cuts in defense spending - but a base spokesman says that isn't likely to happen.

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  16. Fort Riley Could Lose Nearly 16,000 Soldiers And Civilian PersonnelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 26 | WIBW-TV Topeka

    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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  17. Army Seeks Public Input on Environmental Impacts of Possible Force ReductionsRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 26 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    ... of the SPEA and draft FNSI will be available in some public libraries near the affected installations. Near Fort Riley, those locations include: Dorothy Bramlage Public Library, 230 West Seventh St., Junction City; and Manhattan Public Library, 629 ...

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  18. Study: If Army experiences cuts, Fort Riley could lose 16,000 jobsRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 26 | Manhattan Mercury

    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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  19. Topekan creates military-themed jewelryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2014 | The Capital-Journal

    ... with her husband, David, an Army soldier stationed at Fort Leavenworth. Her husband also has been stationed at Fort Riley, and their children were born at Stormont-Vail Regional Health Center. Wood said the idea for Army Charming came about, in ...

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  20. Hosting Pakistani Journalist Learning Experience for AllRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2014 | WIBW-TV Topeka

    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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