Fort Riley

Fort Riley welcomes new garrison commander, says he’s “excited” about regional partnerships

With a blast from “Old Glory,” a replica 1855 model 3-inch ordinance cannon, the ceremony had officially begun. A Change of Command ceremony held at Fort Riley on Friday welcomed in Col. Stephen Shrader as garrison commander, replacing retiring Garrison Commander Col. John Lawrence. Col. Lawrence has served in the Army for more than 34 [...]

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By | 2018-07-15T18:16:24-05:00 July 15th, 2018|Fort Riley, Local News|Comments Off on Fort Riley welcomes new garrison commander, says he’s “excited” about regional partnerships

Fort Riley to hold change of command ceremony Friday

Fort Riley will bid farewell to current garrison commander Col. John Lawrence and welcome incoming commander Col. Stephen Shrader at a change of command ceremony tomorrow (Friday) at 10 a.m. The ceremony will take place at Ware Parade Field on 500 Huebner Road. Col. Shrader’s previous assignment was director of the Combined Joint Operations Center, [...]

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By | 2018-07-12T13:50:17-05:00 July 12th, 2018|Fort Riley, Local News|Comments Off on Fort Riley to hold change of command ceremony Friday

Fort Riley to hold full-scale exercise July 11

A full-scale exercise is scheduled for Wednesday at Fort Riley. During the day, residents, employees and community members may see an increase in emergency response vehicle activity. Additionally, certain roads on the installation may be temporarily closed and traffic could be rerouted to accommodate exercise activity. Grant Gate access control point is also going to [...]

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By | 2018-07-06T10:11:20-05:00 July 6th, 2018|Fort Riley, Local News|Comments Off on Fort Riley to hold full-scale exercise July 11

Fort Riley holds Change of Command ceremony

Fort Riley bid farewell to their outgoing commanding general with a Change of Command ceremony on Friday. Before the ceremony began, KMAN caught up with outgoing commanding general Major General Joseph M Martin.  He said his feelings during the ceremony where bittersweet because it will be his last day assigned at the fort, but he has [...]

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By | 2018-06-09T12:29:23-05:00 June 9th, 2018|Fort Riley, Geary County, Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Fort Riley holds Change of Command ceremony

RCPD Report 6/8/18

Officers filed a report for theft and attempted theft in the 100 block of Manhattan Town Center in Manhattan on June 7, 2018 at approximately 5:05 PM. Officers listed JC Penney as the victim when it was reported a known female suspect took jewelry from the business. The estimated total loss associated with this case [...]

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By | 2018-06-08T13:33:31-05:00 June 8th, 2018|Fort Riley, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on RCPD Report 6/8/18

Fort Riley issues noise advisory

Fort Riley warns of loud noise stemming from a training exercise on select days between June 7 and June 19. Residents are told to expect small arm fire, artillery as well as demolitions. The exercise known as Gauntlet is part of the 1st Infantry Division commander’s Combat Training Center certification program. More than 18,000 soldiers [...]

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By | 2018-06-08T13:10:38-05:00 June 8th, 2018|Fort Riley, Local News|Comments Off on Fort Riley issues noise advisory

1st Infantry Division to host ceremony for outgoing, incoming commanding generals

The 1st Infantry Division will bid farewell to their old commanding general and welcome their new leader at a change of command ceremony at Fort Riley’s Cavalry Parade Field on June 8. Maj. Gen. John S. Kolasheski will take over command of the “The Big Red One”. He most recently served as deputy chief of [...]

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By | 2018-06-07T15:23:36-05:00 June 7th, 2018|Fort Riley, Local News|Comments Off on 1st Infantry Division to host ceremony for outgoing, incoming commanding generals

Fort Riley reports death of a civilian on post

A civilian died Sunday on Fort Riley. According to a press release from the army post Monday evening, Santos Hernandez was taken to Irwin Army Community Hospital and was declared deceased at 4:15 p.m. Sunday by an IACH doctor. Special agents from the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command are investigating Hernandez’s death, and no foul [...]

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By | 2018-06-05T05:56:51-05:00 June 5th, 2018|Fort Riley, Local News|Comments Off on Fort Riley reports death of a civilian on post

Man stationed at Fort Riley drowns at Milford Lake

JUNCTION CITY — Authorities say a 28-year-old soldier drowned at Milford Lake during the holiday weekend. Geary County Sheriff Tony Wolf says Jonathan Rivera, of Grandview Plaza, tried to swim across a cove at the south end of the lake but became exhausted and went under water. Authorities do not believe the drowning is suspicious. [...]

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By | 2018-05-29T11:06:57-05:00 May 29th, 2018|Fort Riley, Local News, Top Story|Comments Off on Man stationed at Fort Riley drowns at Milford Lake

PHOTOS: Memorial Day observed at Fort Riley Monday

Story and photos by Mikayla Gentine FORT RILEY — Fort Riley soldiers, Gold Star families and the surrounding community gathered to remember the fallen on Memorial Day. In attendance was U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer, U.S. Congressman Roger Marshall of Kansas’ 1st District, and Fort Riley Garrison Commander, Col. John [...]

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By | 2018-05-28T14:00:56-05:00 May 28th, 2018|Fort Riley, Local News, Riley County, Top Story|Comments Off on PHOTOS: Memorial Day observed at Fort Riley Monday