Fort Riley

Big Red One soldiers reunite with family members after several months overseas

More than 6,000 1st Infantry Division soldiers at Fort Riley are slowly being reunited with their families following 9-month deployments overseas to missions in Europe and Afghanistan. Big Red One soldiers were greeted with hugs and kisses from family members Wednesday during welcome ceremonies at Fort Riley. Sgt. Kem Nunn of the 1st Armored Brigade [...]

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By |2019-10-31T07:00:13-06:00October 31st, 2019|Fort Riley, Local News|Comments Off on Big Red One soldiers reunite with family members after several months overseas

Tips for staying safe during and after a motor-vehicle crash with a deer

This time of year can be particularly dangerous on the roads as we enter peak-mating season for deer. The number of motor-vehicle wrecks involving deer goes from 200 to 400 per day before October to around 1000 by early to mid November, according to a study by the Kansas Department of Wildlife Parks and Tourism [...]

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By |2019-10-11T17:54:18-06:00October 11th, 2019|Fort Riley, Local News, Top Story|Comments Off on Tips for staying safe during and after a motor-vehicle crash with a deer

Fort Riley to host Retiree Appreciation Day Saturday

An opportunity for military retirees from all branches and their spouses to listen to speakers and learn about topics relevant to them is coming up soon. Fort Riley’s annual Retiree Appreciation Day will be at Riley’s Community Center this Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.. Doors will open at 7:30 a.m.. “Elements of the [...]

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By |2019-10-10T17:48:20-06:00October 10th, 2019|Fort Riley, Local News, Top Story|Comments Off on Fort Riley to host Retiree Appreciation Day Saturday

Corvias planning to construct, upgrade housing at Fort Riley

Fort Riley will soon see the construction of new homes and major renovations for a total of 128 homes on post. The announcement came at a Tuesday groundbreaking ceremony with Fort Riley’s business partner Corvias. The improvements are part of Corvias’ $325 million investment into its Department of Defense portfolio to fund strategic modernization and [...]

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By |2019-10-03T14:14:44-06:00October 3rd, 2019|Fort Riley, Local News|Comments Off on Corvias planning to construct, upgrade housing at Fort Riley

The Latest: Prosecutor: ‘Satanist’ Fort Riley soldier sought overthrow

TOPEKA, Kan. — The Latest on the criminal case involving an Army solider charged with distributing explosives information online (all times local): 4:25 p.m. A prosecutor says an Army soldier charged with distributing information about making explosives online is a Satanist who wanted to overthrow the U.S. government. Assistant U.S. Attorney Anthony Mattivi said during [...]

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By |2019-09-28T05:37:47-06:00September 28th, 2019|Fort Riley, Local News, State News, Top Story|Comments Off on The Latest: Prosecutor: ‘Satanist’ Fort Riley soldier sought overthrow

The Latest: Prosecutor: ‘Satanist’ Fort Riley soldier sought overthrow

TOPEKA, Kan. — The Latest on the criminal case involving an Army solider charged with distributing explosives information online (all times local): 4:25 p.m. A prosecutor says an Army soldier charged with distributing information about making explosives online is a Satanist who wanted to overthrow the U.S. government. Assistant U.S. Attorney Anthony Mattivi said during [...]

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By |2019-09-28T05:37:47-06:00September 28th, 2019|Fort Riley, Local News, State News, Top Story|Comments Off on The Latest: Prosecutor: ‘Satanist’ Fort Riley soldier sought overthrow

Indictment: Fort Riley Soldier in bomb plot wanted to set fire to home

TOPEKA, Kan. — A federal grand jury in Kansas has indicted an Army soldier on charges that he distributed explosives information and threatened to set fire to a home. The indictment charges Jarrett William Smith with two counts related to the explosives and one count linked to trying to gain entry to a home and [...]

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By |2019-09-26T14:26:37-06:00September 26th, 2019|Fort Riley, Local News, State News|Comments Off on Indictment: Fort Riley Soldier in bomb plot wanted to set fire to home

Fort Riley shows off new night vision goggles for infantry

Soldiers at Fort Riley will now be equipped with the newest night vision technology in the US Army. Officials at the fort held a media conference to see first hand what the new night vision goggles, known as the ENVG-B, are like. Assistant Product Manager for the ENVG-B Major John Nikiforakis says the goggles will [...]

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By |2019-09-26T13:36:33-06:00September 26th, 2019|Fort Riley, Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Fort Riley shows off new night vision goggles for infantry

Manhattan commissioners on-board with Ft. Riley noise notification

Notice of potential noise impact from Fort Riley training on properties could soon be put in property title work in cities around Riley County including the western fringes of Manhattan. City administrative staff says the goal of the notice is to keep potential property buyers informed of the probability of noise without completely relying on [...]

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By |2019-09-25T12:26:28-06:00September 25th, 2019|Fort Riley, Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on Manhattan commissioners on-board with Ft. Riley noise notification

Fort Riley soldier charged with sending instructions on how to make bombs

A Fort Riley soldier is facing a federal charge for sending instructions for making bombs over social media, according to U.S. Attorney for Kansas Stephen McAllister. The federal court Monday charged 24-year-old Jarrett Williams Smith with one count of distributing information related to explosives and weapons of mass destruction. Smith, a private first class infantry [...]

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By |2019-09-23T12:57:34-06:00September 23rd, 2019|Fort Riley, Local News|Comments Off on Fort Riley soldier charged with sending instructions on how to make bombs