U.S. Army troopers (from left), Sgt. Freddie Cohen, Sgt. David Edwards , and Spc. Teegan Myers, assigned to the Commanding General’s Mounted Colored Guard, 1st Infantry Division, conduct a mounted cavalry charge during the 126th Annual Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo, July 26, in Cheyenne, Wyom…
Staff and volunteers of the Family Advocacy Program, Fort Riley Army Community Service, hosted their annual Daddy Daughter Tea Party on Saturday, July 23. More than 140 prince and princesses attended the event in costumes and gowns where they got to meet and have pictures taken with some of …
The 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley hosted its second Big Red One Year of Family 1st Family Award Recognition Ceremony on June 23 at the installation's Victory Chapel.
U.S. Army Forces Command announced that the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, “Dagger Brigade,” will execute an Emergency Deployment Readiness Exercise to the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, California.
Irwin Army Community Hospital at Fort Riley conducted a combined ceremony June 14, as Col. Edgar G. Arroyo relinquished command of the hospital to Col. Anthony D. Gray; and Command Sgt. Maj. Michael D. Dills II transferred responsibility to Command Sgt. Maj. George L. Foster, Jr.
USD 475 plans to expand the new elementary school currently under construction in order to accommodate the students served by Morris Hill Elementary School in addition to the former Jefferson Elementary.
The 1st Infantry Division’s 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team held a change of command ceremony Wednesday at King Field House on Fort Riley.
Soldiers from A Troop 5-4 Cavalry at Fort Riley coordinated with I.C.A.R.E to help clear overgrowth at the 12th Street Community Garden in Junction City on May 20. CSC Coordinator Emily Vieyra, Patoon Leader Alex Alachua and 14 of his Fort Riley soldiers did the community project.
Corvias Foundation, a private foundation founded by Corvias Chairman John Picerne, awarded college scholarships worth up to $50,000 to two children of Corvias employees, Farrah Fleshman, of Manhattan, and Gabrielle Ruffin, of Fort Riley.
The U.S. Army has announced the assignment of Maj. Gen. John V. Meyer III as Commanding General of the 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley. Meyer most recently served as the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3, United States Army Europe-Africa.
At the Military Affairs Council Breakfast Thursday, the council recognized the Army Spouse of the Year and presented a Quilt of Valor to a veteran. The main presentation of the evening was about the Junction for Military/Civilian Innovation project.
U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) recently visited Eastern Europe with a bipartisan group of senators and met with 1st Infantry Division soldiers – deployed from Fort Riley – at a U.S. Army training base in Germany. Moran also met with Kansans assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division.
Geary County Schools USD 475 held a groundbreaking ceremony Friday for a new elementary school, which will be built on the same ground that Jefferson Elementary School used to sit at 4720 Leonard Avenue on Fort Riley.
Outreach is one of the Army’s many goals in its communities, but last month, Junction City and Manhattan leaders demonstrated that community outreach is a two-way street by visiting the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, at Fort Irwin.
The 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley are hosting their next photo of the month contest. The contest opened on Feb. 7 and closes on Feb. 25 at 5 p.m.
The 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, officially marked its return from a nine-month deployment to Europe in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve by uncasing its colors in a ceremony on Feb. 1. The uncasing ceremony signifies the completion of the ‘Demon Brigade’s overseas mission.
The Jan. 27 Military Affairs Council meeting featured officials from Fort Riley, Junction City and Geary County who all provided updates to those in attendance and spoke about their plans for the new year.
Fort Riley, in conjunction with the State of Kansas, Fourth District, Veterans of Foreign Wars and VFW Auxiliary, conducted a virtual Wreaths Across America ceremony Saturday, Dec. 18, at the Fort Riley Post Cemetery.
The 1st Infantry Division’s Mobility Chief Warrant Officer 2 John Young was awarded the Reserve Warrant Officer of the Year 2020 for his achievements during a division wide National Training Center Rotation. He was presented this award on Dec. 10 at Fort Lee, Virginia.
Last Tuesday, a total of 38 soldiers from Cobra BTRY 1-7 FA Fort Riley performed outdoor chores for a few hours for four seniors in the community. Soldiers raked and filled up to 100 bags of leaves, hung outdoor Christmas lights and decorations, installed outdoor solar lights, replaced light…
The Dec. 15 storm that impacted the region damaged more than 80 facilities and numerous homes on Fort Riley, caused some low-hanging or downed power lines and broke numerous trees or limbs.
The Fort Riley Operation Santa Claus Program has helped service members’ children receive Christmas gifts in the area for 37 years. They are wrapping up the program (and gifts) in the next few days before Christmas.
Megan York’s nighttime photo of the “Old Trooper” statue on Fort Riley’s Cavalry Parade Field was picked as the November winner in the 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley photo of the month contest. Megan’s photo is currently on display in Victory Hall, the 1st Infantry Division Headquarters building.
The 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley hosted a commemoration ceremony for 1ID Medal of Honor recipients and its final Big Red One Year of Honor Leadership Professional Development panel on Nov. 10 at Fort Riley, Kansas.
Leaders of the 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley hosted their Big Red One Year of Honor Leadership Professional Development panel and commemoration ceremony for 1st Infantry Division Medal of Honor recipients on Oct. 20.
The Historical and Archaeological Society of Fort Riley taught community members about the history of the fort through its ghost stories Saturday at their 25th annual Ghost Tours event.
As part of the 1st Infantry Division’s September Big Red One Year of Honor ceremony, the Division Headquarters (Building 580) was renamed Victory Hall on Sept. 22, 2021. The 1st Infantry Division’s headquarters building houses the division staff.
U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians and Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear specialists were recognized for more than 4,000 hours of volunteer time, both on and off Fort Riley, Kansas.
A construction project will temporarily close the Parker Access Control Point, formerly known as the Estes Gate. The construction project should be complete by the end of November.
The Department of Defense recently approved a request for assistance from the State Department to provide temporary housing, sustainment, and support inside the United States for vulnerable Afghans at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin; Fort Bliss, Texas; Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey; and…
1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley hosted a Leadership Professional Development panel including everyone from an astronaut to a 1st grade school teacher. Five distinguished individuals from in and outside military ranks joined the 1st Infantry Division on Wednesday, Aug 18 to participate i…
1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, “Devil Brigade,” 1st Infantry Division (1ID) assumed command during a transfer of authority ceremony with the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division (1CD) in Żagań, Poland, August 13.
The 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley will host this month’s Big Red One Year of Honor event Wednesday, Aug. 18. The day’s theme is “selfless service and commitment to community.”
Commissary CLICK2GO, the Defense Commissary Agency’s new online ordering and curbside delivery service, is now available at the Fort Riley Commissary.
1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley will bid farewell to current 1st Sustainment Brigade commander Col. Brian Olson and welcome incoming commander Col. Ricardo Jones during a change of command ceremony August 6 at 11 a.m. The ceremony will take place on Fort Riley’s Cavalry Parade Field.
The 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley will host the U.S. Army Forces Command Best Warrior Competition for the first time August 2-5. This multi-event gauntlet will test 25 Soldiers from all over the world.