Fort Riley

Fort Riley celebrates Month of the Military Child

April is Month of the Military Child and Fort Riley kicked off the month-long celebration with a parade March 30 and a proclamation signing April 3. Many family-friendly events are planned throughout the month at Fort Riley, including: April 6, Midnight Sports from 8 to 10:30 p.m.; call 785-239-9222 April 7, Family Movie at Barlow [...]

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By | 2018-04-05T12:14:43-05:00 April 5th, 2018|Fort Riley, Local News|Comments Off on Fort Riley celebrates Month of the Military Child

RCPD Daily Activity 4/03/18

Officers responded to the report of an injury accident in the 100 block of Bluemont Ave. in Manhattan on April 2, 2018 at approximately 2:45 PM. When officers arrived on scene they found a pedestrian, Dale Budden, 71, of Manhattan had been struck by a 2011 Chevy Silverado Pickup driven by Stanley Fegter, 79, of [...]

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By | 2018-04-03T12:04:04-05:00 April 3rd, 2018|Fort Riley, Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD Daily Activity 4/03/18

Irwin Army to hold Retiree Health Fair

Irwin Army Community Hospital at Fort Riley invites military retirees and their family members to a Retiree Health Fair April 14 from 9 a.m. to noon. Retirees will be able to get health screenings and needed vaccinations. Team members from specialty care clinics and ancillary services will also be on hand to talk with retirees [...]

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By | 2018-04-02T13:44:51-05:00 April 2nd, 2018|Fort Riley, Local News, Top Story|Comments Off on Irwin Army to hold Retiree Health Fair

Fort Riley testing new artillery system, increased noise expected

Residents of Fort Riley and the surrounding communities have been hearing increased noise the past few weeks, due to multiple training exercises and initial operational testing and evaluation of the Army’s latest artillery system – the M109A7 Paladin 155mm self-propelled Howitzer, according to the army post. Training noise will continue at Fort Riley through late [...]

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By | 2018-02-12T13:28:05-06:00 February 12th, 2018|Fort Riley, Local News, Top Story|Comments Off on Fort Riley testing new artillery system, increased noise expected

‘Dagger’ brigade soldier found dead in Germany

POZNAN, Poland — A Fort Riley soldier died Sunday while deployed to the Joint Multinational Readiness Center near Hohenfels, Germany, according to a press release from the army post Wednesday. First Sgt. Nicholas S. Amsberry, 34, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, was found near the train station in Parsberg, Germany. The discovery [...]

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By | 2018-02-07T12:57:43-06:00 February 7th, 2018|Fort Riley, Local News, Top Story|Comments Off on ‘Dagger’ brigade soldier found dead in Germany

Fort Riley homes to receive solar panels

In support of the Department of Defense Privatized Housing Solar Challenge initiative, homes at Fort Riley will receive solar panels as part of a Corvias portfolio-wide initiative to install solar power at partner military installations across the US at no cost to the military, according to a press release from the army post Wednesday. This [...]

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By | 2018-01-31T12:58:08-06:00 January 31st, 2018|Fort Riley, Local News, Top Story|Comments Off on Fort Riley homes to receive solar panels

Authorities: Fort Riley soldier takes own life Sunday

A Fort Riley soldier shot himself in his car Sunday shortly after contact was made with authorities, according to a media release from the Geary County Sherrif’s Office Monday morning. Dakota Blake Noah, 21, of Fort Riley, is the deceased. Authorities say family has been notified. In an email to KMAN, Fort Riley confirmed a [...]

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By | 2018-01-22T12:20:54-06:00 January 22nd, 2018|Fort Riley, Local News, Top Story|Comments Off on Authorities: Fort Riley soldier takes own life Sunday

Fort Riley in government shutdown protocol

Many activities and personnel at Fort Riley are impacted by the current government shutdown; however, all employees not on leave must report for work Monday, Jan. 22 to conduct an orderly shutdown, according to information sent from Fort Riley. No matter how long the shutdown lasts, “life, health and safety” and mission-critical services will continue [...]

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By | 2018-01-21T11:33:18-06:00 January 21st, 2018|Fort Riley, Local News, Top Story|Comments Off on Fort Riley in government shutdown protocol

‘Devil’ brigade soldier dies in Junction City

A 1st Infantry Division soldier was found dead in an off-post residence in Junction City Monday, according to a press release from Fort Riley sent Wednesday. Spc. Hunter Schmidtke, an infantryman with Company B, 1st Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Inf. Div., was found unresponsive in an off-post home and [...]

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By | 2018-01-17T10:42:16-06:00 January 17th, 2018|Fort Riley, Local News, Top Story|Comments Off on ‘Devil’ brigade soldier dies in Junction City

Fort Riley museums to close temporarily for major renovation

The Fort Riley museum complex, which includes the U.S. Cavalry and 1st Infantry Division museums, will close for a renovation beginning Monday, Jan. 15. During the closure, Fort Riley will establish a temporary museum located at 247 Cameron Ave. That facility is scheduled to open by the end of March. The Fort Riley Museum Gift [...]

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By | 2018-01-10T12:46:46-06:00 January 10th, 2018|Fort Riley, Local News|Comments Off on Fort Riley museums to close temporarily for major renovation