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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 Mark Sanders Award for Exceptional Service to Disabled Veterans is named in honor of Mark Sanders who, during his distinguished career with the California Employment Development Department and in leadership positions with the National Association of State Workforce Agencies, was untiring…

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A full-scale exercise is scheduled for July 21 at Fort Riley. During the day, residents, employees and community members should be aware there may be an increase in emergency response vehicle activity and “Giant Voice” loudspeaker announcements. Tornado sirens will also be heard during the e…

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The 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley will host the next Big Red One Year of Honor event Wednesday, July 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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U.S. Army Chief of Staff, Gen. James C. McConville, will be at Fort Riley Thursday to attend Victory Week events, conduct leader development sessions, and recognize deserving soldiers of the 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley.

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Colonel Paul Krattiger, commander of the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, will turn over command of the “Devil Brigade” to Colonel Brian McCarthy during a change of command ceremony June 4, at 11 a.m. at Fort Riley’s Cavalry Parade Field.

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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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Fort Riley – Big Red One Soldiers continue to provide critical support to the whole-of-government COVID federal vaccination administration response. In late February, Soldiers from the 1st Infantry Division deployed as part of a national effort to speed the pace of COVID-19 vaccinations. The…

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For 2nd General Support Aviation Battalion, 1st Aviation Regiment, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, protecting the soldiers and preventing the spread of COVID-19 and other illnesses help to preserve combat readiness among the unit.

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At the weekly Fort Riley virtual COVID-19 Town Hall update April 29 at Riley’s Community Center, representatives from the 1st Infantry Division, U.S. Army Garrison Fort Riley and Irwin Army Community Hospital, talked to audience members about conditions on the installation.

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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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The Fort Riley Tax Center, 7034 Bullard St., will officially open for business with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday.

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On Aug. 13, 2018 President Donald J. Trump signed the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act of 2019 (H.R. 5515). Within the act granted access to military installations and some of the facilities inside the U.S. to veterans who didn’t already have access — if they met certain criteria.

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