Fort Riley

Fort Riley wins bronze medal for community excellence

Fort Riley and one other installation received a bronze medal in the 2019 Army Communities of Excellence Award, a program that has existed since 1989. The awards are intended to promote excellence in installation management as well as process improvement and forts are assessed based on strategy and measurable business outcomes. Along with Wisconsin’s Fort [...]

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By |2019-03-21T13:06:23-05:00March 21st, 2019|Fort Riley, Local News|Comments Off on Fort Riley wins bronze medal for community excellence

Residents talk housing with Fort Riley, housing leaders, more town halls scheduled

Housing policy, fee structures and unattended maintenance issues were among topics discussed at a town hall on housing conditions at Fort Riley on Wednesday, Feb. 26. Leaders of Fort Riley and its housing services were at town hall meetings in Riley’s Conference Center on Feb. 26 and 27, part of an Army-wide effort to review [...]

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By |2019-03-04T00:23:04-05:00March 4th, 2019|1st Infantry Division, Big Red One, Fort Riley, Geary County, housing, Junction City, Kansas, KMAN, Local News, Manhattan, military, news, Ogden, radio, Riley County, town hall, U.S. Army|Comments Off on Residents talk housing with Fort Riley, housing leaders, more town halls scheduled

Fort Riley hosting housing town halls

Fort Riley is holding a pair of town hall meetings to provide housing information to army personnel and their dependents both Tuesday and Wednesday. It’s part of an Army-wide effort to review conditions in Army family housing and ensure the post is meeting safety standards after poor housing conditions were highlighted in a hearing by [...]

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By |2019-02-26T11:39:57-05:00February 26th, 2019|Fort Riley, Local News|Comments Off on Fort Riley hosting housing town halls

Ft Riley Public Health Department first military org. to earn national public health accreditation

After six years of work, Fort Riley’s Public Health Department achieved something Cpt. Joshua Mosier called “historic.” The Public Health Department at Fort Riley is the first military organization to both seek and receive national certification by the Public Health Accreditation Board. A ceremony announcing the news was held in Irwin Army Community Hospital Wednesday — [...]

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By |2019-01-23T17:37:23-05:00January 23rd, 2019|Fort Riley, Local News, Top Story|Comments Off on Ft Riley Public Health Department first military org. to earn national public health accreditation

Fort Riley operating with minimal manning, limited services Wednesday

Icy conditions affecting the area didn’t spare Big Red One soldiers stationed at Fort Riley. Due to the weather, Fort Riley will be operating with minimal manning and limited services on Wednesday, Jan. 23. The Irwin Army Community Hospital will keep all scheduled patient appointments, though dental and medical clinics outside of IACH will not [...]

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By |2019-01-22T18:37:39-05:00January 22nd, 2019|Fort Riley, Local News|Comments Off on Fort Riley operating with minimal manning, limited services Wednesday

Numerous area roads and highways close amid icy conditions

Update 3:40 p.m. Hwy 177 is open, but traffic is down to 1 lane. Ice is making the route difficult. Tuttle Creek Blvd is back open. Hwy 24 in Pott. County from Onaga to Schoeman is back open. Original story: Slick roads are expected to stick around for the night as a winter weather advisory [...]

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By |2019-01-22T15:31:33-05:00January 22nd, 2019|Fort Riley, Geary County, K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Riley County, Wamego|Comments Off on Numerous area roads and highways close amid icy conditions

Fort Riley unveils newly renovated family entertainment center

FORT RILEY — A ribbon cutting was held Thursday for Fort Riley’s newly renovated SpareTime Interactive Entertainment Center. The entertainment center will give soldiers on base a place to spend their “spare time” but also have interactive activities available to any general member of the public to partake in. Visitors who don’t have a Department [...]

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By |2019-01-18T13:01:50-05:00January 18th, 2019|Fort Riley, Local News|Comments Off on Fort Riley unveils newly renovated family entertainment center

Fort Riley preparing soldiers for work after service, tax preparation

FORT RILEY — Career Skills Coordinator, Kelly Castiano and prior service member of the Army, talks about the Career Skills Program during KMAN’s In Focus Thursday to tell us how Soldiers can get plugged into the program. The Career Skills Program at Fort Riley is a growing program that is available Army-wide and helps Soldiers [...]

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By |2019-01-15T08:49:12-05:00January 15th, 2019|Fort Riley, Local News|Comments Off on Fort Riley preparing soldiers for work after service, tax preparation

Wiggins talks changes in administration, employment licensing and credentialing

FORT RILEY — Governor’s Military Council Executive Director Perry Wiggins spoke on KMAN’s In Focus program recently and discussed changes in the government administration and military activity both nationally and stateside. While Defense Secretary James Mattis’ replacement is to be determined, the country is curious to see what changes will come along even with just [...]

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By |2019-01-10T10:32:36-05:00January 10th, 2019|Fort Riley, Local News|Comments Off on Wiggins talks changes in administration, employment licensing and credentialing

Fallen veterans commemorated in Fort Riley’s 12th Wreaths Across America

In memory of the veterans buried on post, around the world, and those still missing in action, Fort Riley held its 12th Wreaths Across America ceremony on Saturday, December 15. Wreaths Across America is observed worldwide at more than 1,400 ceremonies in all 50 states as well as at 24 national veteran cemeteries on foreign soil. [...]

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By |2018-12-15T17:40:29-05:00December 15th, 2018|Fort Riley, Local News, Top Story|Comments Off on Fallen veterans commemorated in Fort Riley’s 12th Wreaths Across America