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Fort Riley soldier found dead on post; 8th non-combat death since August

A 1st Infantry Division soldier was found dead on Fort Riley Thursday, according to a press release from the Army post. Sgt. 1st Class Jamie Boone, a signal support systems specialist with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 82nd Brigade Engineer Battalion, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Inf. Div., was found deceased in his on-post residence. [...]

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By | 2017-10-15T20:05:14-05:00 October 15th, 2017|Fort Riley, Local News, Top Story|Comments Off on Fort Riley soldier found dead on post; 8th non-combat death since August

Big Red One to welcome new deputy commanding general

The Big Red One will welcome its newest leader with a Victory with Honors ceremony at 4 p.m. today at the 1st Infantry Division’s headquarters on Fort Riley. Brig. Gen. Stephen G. Smith will serve as the 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley deputy commanding general for support. Smith comes to the division from Kuwait [...]

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By | 2017-10-03T10:47:13-05:00 October 3rd, 2017|Fort Riley, Local News|Comments Off on Big Red One to welcome new deputy commanding general

Intergovernmental group looks at sales tax issue

Manhattan Deputy City Manager Jason Hilgers assisted with a presentation to intergovernmental leaders Monday regarding the November ballot issue for a sales tax continuation that would be used to fund Parks and Recreation facilities. Parks and Rec. Director Eddie Eastes told the group the ballot question is a big question as it includes several aspects [...]

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By | 2017-09-25T15:43:36-05:00 September 25th, 2017|Fort Riley, K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan, Riley County, Top Story|Comments Off on Intergovernmental group looks at sales tax issue

Another soldier found dead at Fort Riley Thursday

A 1st Infantry Division soldier was found dead on post Thursday, according to a press release from Fort Riley Friday afternoon. Spc. Kashyap Bhakta, a combat engineer with Company B, 82nd Brigade Engineer Battalion, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Inf. Div., was found deceased in his car Thursday afternoon in the Warner-Peterson neighborhood on [...]

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By | 2017-09-22T16:22:01-05:00 September 22nd, 2017|Fort Riley, Local News, Top Story|Comments Off on Another soldier found dead at Fort Riley Thursday

Riley County Police Department Daily Activity 9/21/2017

Officers filed a report for aggravated battery in the 1900 block of Hayes Dr. on September 20, 2017 at approximately 5:15 PM. Officers listed Jose Barrientos, 21, of Fort Riley, as the victim when he reported a physical altercation with a known suspect. Officers filed a report for theft by deception and false impersonation in [...]

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By | 2017-09-21T09:13:07-05:00 September 21st, 2017|Fort Riley, Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on Riley County Police Department Daily Activity 9/21/2017

UPDATE Fort Riley soldier dies at Fort Hood during training

A soldier at Fort Hood, Texas has died during a medical evac training exercise on Tuesday. Staff Sergeant Sean Devoy, a medic with Company C, 2nd General Support Aviation Battalion, 1st Aviation Regiment, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, died after falling during hoist training near Robert Gray Army Airfield. The cause of the [...]

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By | 2017-09-14T08:52:38-05:00 September 14th, 2017|Fort Riley, Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on UPDATE Fort Riley soldier dies at Fort Hood during training

‘Devil’ brigade soldier arrested months before death

Updated Friday, 11:01 a.m. A 1st Infantry Division soldier who was found dead in his Junction City home Monday was arrested by Riley County police on April 19 after a warrant was issued by Fort Riley. Staff Sgt. Garett Swift, a fire support specialist with Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment, [...]

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By | 2017-09-08T10:45:08-05:00 September 7th, 2017|Fort Riley, Local News, Top Story|Comments Off on ‘Devil’ brigade soldier arrested months before death

Riley County business predominant at intergovernmental meeting

Delinquent tax payers will start to notice a big difference in the interest rates charged for late payments. Riley County Deputy Counselor Craig Cox addressed intergovernmental leaders Monday and mentioned the new rates of 10 percent or more, compared to the previous four percent. Governmental officials are hoping this will help collect delinquent taxes in [...]

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By | 2017-08-28T15:14:20-05:00 August 28th, 2017|Fort Riley, K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan, Riley County, Top Story|Comments Off on Riley County business predominant at intergovernmental meeting

Wife’s battalion tops husband’s for Victory Cup win

FORT RILEY — Lt. Col. Jon Meredith, dripping with sarcasm, accessed his feelings Friday morning following the Victory Cup trophy presentation and division review on 1st Infantry Division Cavalry Parade Field. “Uh, bad. I feel bad. I feel like a loser,” he said, before changing tune. “No, that’s not true. I’m incredibly proud of the [...]

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By | 2017-08-25T17:03:30-05:00 August 25th, 2017|Fort Riley, Local News, Top Story|Comments Off on Wife’s battalion tops husband’s for Victory Cup win

Flint Hills Discovery Center Prepares to Open New Exhibit that Honors the Big Red One

For one hundred years, the U.S. Army’s 1st Infantry Division has been bravely fighting for America’s freedom.  Now, the Flint Hills Discovery Center, Fort Riley Museum Complex and the Center of Military History invite you to explore the epic history of the Big Red One through the eyes of five soldiers in the upcoming exhibit, [...]

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By | 2017-08-24T12:31:42-05:00 August 24th, 2017|Fort Riley, Local News, Manhattan, Top Story|Comments Off on Flint Hills Discovery Center Prepares to Open New Exhibit that Honors the Big Red One