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.
The Department of the Army has announced the upcoming 2021 rotation to Europe of the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, which is stationed at Fort Riley, Kansas.
The Commander’s Cup was handed out as the culmination of Victory Week Friday Morning at the 1st Infantry Division Division Review at the Fort Riley Cavalry Parade Field.
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…
Fort Riley continued its Year of Honor celebration April 21 when it recognized Vietnam veterans and Medal of Honor recipients Sergeant James Robinson, Jr. and Airman Sgt. First Class William Pitsenbarger who died in the line of duty.
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…
Jefferson Elementary School is going to be replaced after a grant award from the Department of Defense was announced last week.
TOPEKA – The Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission (KCAIC) of the Department of Commerce is hosting an upcoming webinar for Kansans in the military community looking to enter or strengthen a career in the arts.
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 …
The Fort Riley museum complex closed in early 2018 for a major renovation. The museum opened a temporary site in the meantime, which has served visitors ever since the renovation began.
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…
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…
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.
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.