The U.S. Army announced today that Fort Riley will deploy an additional task force as part of the Department of Defense’s support to the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Approximately 120 Soldiers from the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, will deploy to Miami, Flor…
After the welcome home party held by the Military Affairs Council in 2019 for returning soldiers, MAC Director Craig Bender wanted to hold something similar for military spouses.
Registration is now open for the Fort Riley Bow Slinger 3-D Archery Tournament, which will be hosted by Fort Riley and the Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation on Aug. 24.
Kids attending the Geary County Historical Society’s Time Travel Camp continued their “trips” to the past Thursday morning at the museum, this time learning about World War I.
Fort Riley hosted a Combined Regimental Lineage event Thursday afternoon during Victory Week activities, which many soldiers and community members attended.
The Military Affairs Council hosted a Victory Week luncheon at Riley’s Conference Center at Fort Riley Wednesday afternoon. A buffet style lunch was provided to those in attendance.
Attendees from across Kansas gathered to enjoy and celebrate the art of aviation Saturday in Junction City for the 10th annual National Biplane Fly In at Freeman Field.
Those who have no affiliation with the military can often be confused about the meaning of Memorial Day. The purpose of Memorial Day is not to thank a veteran or active duty service member for their service, but to grieve the lives of those who paid the ultimate sacrifice in defending the fr…
Members of the Army’s Synthetic Training Environment Cross Function Team (STE) provided soldiers with an opportunity to test prototype trainers and offer feedback during an assessment on Fort Riley Thursday.
Irwin Army Community Hospital will host a health fair for military retirees April 26 from 9 a.m. to noon to provide on-site screening services and wellness information. Multiple clinical sections are designing services, exhibits or demonstrations exclusively for the retiree community.
Military children experience more goodbyes than most. Their lives are constantly changing as they move from place to place, always making new friends and new memories. Month of the Military Child serves as a reminder of what these young people do on a daily basis. To start the month, Child a…
The Military Affairs Council held its monthly breakfast Thursday morning, and U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Todd R. Wasmund was the featured speaker.
A Fort Riley soldier was preparing to take his family on vacation when events surrounding a shooting unfolded at a Junction City apartment complex he lived in last summer.
Fort Riley soldiers have been participating in some heavy tank training, which was capped off with a live-fire training exercise Tuesday.
Local spiritual leaders gathered Tuesday to show support for approximately 400 Fort Riley soldiers who will soon depart for the Middle East.
Junction City High School’s Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps honored Buffalo Soldiers during a Wreaths Across America ceremony Saturday.
As soldiers and community members gathered around the Global War on Terrorism monument Tuesday, they were thankful that no names had been added to it this year.
The last large group of soldiers from the 1st Armored Combat Brigade returned from South Korea in a redeployment ceremony Friday. There were about 150 soldiers welcomed home at the ceremony.
Though many veterans today receive a hearty welcome home when they return from combat zones overseas, may Vietnam veterans didn’t receive any such thing.
Airstreams Renewables, Inc., a California-based company that provides vocational training for careers in alternative energy and industrial sectors, will cut the ribbon on a new Fort Riley training facility Monday at 10 a.m.
The Officers of the First Division dinner takes place Junction City Saturday night — the first time in its 98-year history that it’s been held here, near the home of the 1st Infantry Division, instead of Washington, D.C or New York.
Victory Fest, usually celebrated in June during Victory Week, has been moved to Aug. 19 in honor of the 1st Infantry Division’s 100th birthday. It will take place at the Marshall Army Airfield and lasts all day.
Soldiers transitioning from the Army face a unique challenge. The shift from life in the military to life as a civilian can be rough — they’re two different lifestyles and it takes some adjustment.