The USD 475 Board of Education has named the new $37.4 million school on Fort Riley “Morris Hill Elementary.” The name honors the history of Morris Hill on Fort Riley.
U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., recently announced a more than $15 million federal investment for the construction of new barracks at Fort Riley.
U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) today was named the new co-chair of the Senate Army Caucus.
Fort Riley’s 1st Infantry Division leaders and U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kansas, helped served Thanksgiving meals this week to soldiers and their families.
CHICAGO — U.S. soldiers from the 1st Infantry Division were distinguished guests in a historic Veterans Day Commemoration Ceremony at Soldier Field on Friday.
A Fort Riley unit last week had a conference to prepare leaders for deployment in Eastern Europe.
Fort Riley will host its first full-service Military Retiree Appreciation Day since 2019 on Oct. 22.
FORT RILEY — Volunteers with the Historical and Archaeological Society of Fort Riley gathered Wednesday to prepare for Fort Riley’s annual Fall Apple Day Festival.
Fort Riley — Corvias Foundation today announced it has granted a scholarship to Shania Lewis, the spouse of an active-duty service member stationed at Fort Riley. Lewis joins the 17 other spouses chosen for Corvias Foundation’s 2022 military spouse scholarship, all of whom will receive a one…
The U.S. Army announced Friday that Fort Riley soldiers will deploy to Europe this fall.
FORT RILEY — The Department of the Army announced Thursday the upcoming rotational deployment of the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, to Europe.
FORT RILEY — Fort Riley is in the middle of everything, Sen. Moran told Army Chief of Staff Gen. James McConville last week.
U.S. Army Command Sgt. Major Albert Serrano gifts Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Partick Mahomes II an encased 1st Infantry Division helmet during the Chiefs’ training camp, Thursday in St. Joseph, Missouri. The 1st Inf. Div. partnered with the Chiefs for a “Meet Your Army” event during the …
Fort Riley soldiers received a warm welcome recently during a military appreciation event for Sporting Kansas City.
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 …
Fort Riley had a quadruple changing of the guards in a ceremony Friday morning.
The 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley hosted a Victory with Honors Ceremony at Victory Hall in Fort Riley on June 24.
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.
Motorcycle riders poured into Heritage Park and stood before the Kansas Vietnam War Veterans Memorial during the Run for the Wall Sunday.
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 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley are hosting their next photo of the month contest. The contest opened May 6 and closes May 27 at 5 p.m.
Fort Riley on Wednesday welcomed a new commanding general.
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.
John Barstow accomplished a mission four years in the making Friday.
The 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley are hosting their next photo of the month contest. The contest opened on April 4 and closes on April 30 at 5 p.m.
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.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services welcomed 30 soldiers as new U.S. citizens at Fort Riley Monday.
Junction City High School and the Irwin Army Community Hospital (IACH, Fort Riley) have partnered to allow students to intern this school year.
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.
The 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley kicked off the Big Red One Year of Family during an event hosted Jan. 12.
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.
1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley name “Photo of the Month” winner for November; open contest for December
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 Department of the Army has named Fort Riley as a 2021 Army Partnership Award winner.
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.
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