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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…

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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…

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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.”

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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.

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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.

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1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley leaders, military spouses and supporters joined Gov. Laura Kelly April 21 for the signing of Kansas House Bill 2066. The legislation provides expedited license reciprocity, the recognition of professional occupational licenses gained in one state by anoth…

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The 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley will host the next Big Red One Year of Honor event Wednesday, April 21. The day’s theme is “Virtue.” Honoring two Medal of Honor recipients, the day’s events provide an opportunity to increase the ability of the division’s personnel to serve, lead and…

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The Fort Riley Tax Assistance Center will continue operating through April 15, as originally planned. Due to available staffing, the tax center will not extend operations to the new deadline recently announced by the Internal Revenue Service. The Staff Judge Advocate Legal Assistance office …

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The start date of a reconstruction project on Fort Riley’s Henry Drive has been changed from March 22 to March 26. The project runs from Smoky Hill Road to Ray Road and calls for closing this stretch of Henry Drive until November. During the construction project traffic will be detoured arou…

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The 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley will host the next Big Red One Year of Honor event Tuesday, March 16. The day’s theme is “Victory.” Honoring three Medal of Honor recipients, the day’s events provide an opportunity to increase the ability of the division’s personnel to serve, lead an…

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A reconstruction project on Fort Riley will close Henry Drive from Smoky Hill Road to Ray Road beginning March 22. During the construction project traffic will be detoured around Marshall Army Airfield. Fort Riley anticipates reopening this section of Henry Drive to traffic by December.

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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…

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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.

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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. 

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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…

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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.

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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…

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