Fort Riley, Kansas


News Search


1st Infantry Division/Fort Riley News

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ... 387

Uber employer day held for Soldiers

May 04, 2015 — Uber, a transportation company,launched in the Manhattan area April 25, and in an effort to search for new drivers,recruiters hosted an employer day through the Soldier for Life TransitionAssistance Program April 21. Uber works through a mobileapplication where someone can request to be picked up at their location and thenearest driver who is MORE
Staff Sgt. Lawrence Whitfield, 1st Sustainment Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, listens during the Uber employer day April 21.

Class teaches confidence, defense, action

May 04, 2015 — Stop! Leave me alone!Get away from me! were the words thundering through the Combatives Centerduring the Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention Program self-defenseclass April 14 and 15 taught by 116th Military Police Company Soldiers. Sgt. 1st Class MyllsCheffey, 116th MP Co., 97th MP Battalion, started the class by telling hisstudent MORE
Cara Vaughn, military spouse, kicks a mannequin during a selfdefense class April 14. The class was taught by Soldiers from the 116th Military Police Company.

Fort Riley kids, families spend day fishing for fun

May 04, 2015 — Hook, line and sinker - weresome of the items used to create a good time during Kids Fishing Day on MoonLake. Hundreds of family members baitedhooks and cast out lines April 25 at Moon Lake in celebration of the Month ofthe Military Child. The event was a jointventure between several organizations including Fort Riley’s Directorate ofPublic Works MORE

Post-wide yard sale gaining popularity

May 04, 2015 — The Fort Riley annualpost-wide yard sale is scheduled for 8 a.m. to noon May 9. Residents of thepost will set up their yard sales in various locations so consumers can beginshopping for good bargains. Curtis Wood, Directorate ofPlans, Training, Mobilization and Security, said consumers can expect to find manybaby clothes, kid’s toys, furniture, and MORE

‘Proud Americans’ celebrate 96 years of service

May 01, 2015 — Leaders, Soldiers andfamilies of 2nd Battalion, 32nd Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade CombatTeam, 1st Infantry Division, attended a colors casing ceremony April 10 atCavalry Parade Field as the unit inactivated. The lineage of the 2nd Bn.,32nd FA Regt., dates back to July 5, 1918, when it was first constituted andactivated as Battery MORE
Lt. Col. Timothy G. Blackwell (right), commander, and Command Sgt. Maj. Kenneth W. Hardy (left), senior noncommissioned officer of the 2nd Bn. 32nd FA Regt., case the battalion’s colors during the ceremony at Cavalry Parade Field April 10 on Fort Riley.

‘Quarterhorse’ squadron rides toward new horizons, challenges

May 01, 2015 — The 1st Squadron, 4thCavalry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, casedtheir colors April 15 in a ceremony on Fort Riley’s Cavalry Parade Field. While their colors arebeing cased and their personnel are dispersing, what is now 4th Squadron, 4thCavalry Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Inf. Div., will MORE
Lt. Col. Frederick J. Dente (left), commander of 1st Sqdn., 4th Cav. Regt., 4th IBCT, 1st Inf. Div., Maj. Jarrod D. Glasenapp (center), executive officer, 1st Sqdn., 4th Cav. Regt., and Col. Peter G. Minalga (right), commander of 4th IBCT, conduct inspection of the troops at the squadron’s casing of the colors ceremony on Cavalry Parade Field at Fort Riley April 15.

‘Big Red One’ Soldier earns award for exemplary leadership

May 01, 2015 — One “Big Red One Soldier” saidvalues espoused by Gen. Douglas MacArthur – duty, honor and country – were valuesby which every Soldier should endeavor to live. It’s that belief, in part, thatearned Capt. James A. Cerrone an award named for the famed general. “Accomplish the mission no matterwhat, take care of your Soldiers, honor those that have MORE
Capt. James A. Cerrone, commander, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Bn, 34th Armored Regt, 1st ABCT, 1st Inf. Div. will be awarded the General Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award at a ceremony May 29 in Washington D.C.

Fort Riley recon platoon bonds, trains at National Training Center

May 01, 2015 — FORT IRWIN, California – Asthe sun began to set over the blowing sands of the National Training CenterMarch 29, the brigade headquarters set up its tactical operations center onceagain after their position was compromised by the notional forces of Danovia. It’s called jumping the TOCand it requires everything be dismantled, moved and set up again MORE
Pfc. Geraldt Perez, a driver from 82nd Eng. Bn., 2nd ABCT, 1st Inf. Div., installs chemical agent monitors on his M1135 Stryker Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Reconnaissance Vehicle March 26, at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, California. “I feel safe in there in an enclosed environment,” Perez said, referring to the vehicle’s ability to create a self-sustained environment for up to 72 hours.

New gun law won’t affect Fort Riley

May 01, 2015 — Kansas Governor Sam Brownbacksigned Senate Bill No. 45 into law that allows individuals to carry concealed weaponswithout training or a permit. This law gives Kansasresidents a privilege supported by only 5 other states. DOD personnel stationedat Fort Riley are able to take advantage of these privileges -off theinstallation. However, on MORE

What to do when unexploded ordnance found

May 01, 2015 — The discovery of unexplodedordnance, or UXO, March 29 in the vicinity of Backstop Ridge, north of theschool construction on Rifle Range Road by a Fort Riley resident led to theprecautionary, temporary evacuation of residents, according to Capt. LauraProfitt of the Directorate of Emergency Services. Elements of DES, including 13Military Police and MORE
On March 29, elements of DES, including 13 Military Police and more than 30 firefighters, specialists from the 1st Infantry Division’s 84th EOD Battalion and personnel from the Directorate of Public Works and Corvias Military Living, teamed up to dispose of 259 rockets, 21 mortars and 12 warheads.

16th Infantry Regiment Association to dedicate memorial

May 01, 2015 — A new monument will be unveiledon the grounds of Fort Riley’s U.S. Cavalry Museum commemorating the 16thInfantry Regiment’s arrival and participation in the Vietnam War May 1,according to the 16th Infantry Regiment Association. The 9:15 a.m. dedication ceremonyis part of the Department of Defense’s Vietnam War 50th AnniversaryCommemoration program. MORE

Prevention expert: Men must speak out against sexual assault

May 01, 2015 — Jackson Katz, who hasprepared sexual assault awareness programs for the National Football League,brought a program to Fort Riley geared toward changing the way sexual harassmentprevention is looked at by men. Soldiers at RileyConference Center April 16 heard Katz why the program is focused toward men. “We need more men,” Katz said,“who, instead of MORE
Jackson Katz prepared sexual assault awareness programs for the National Football League and  brought a program to Fort Riley geared toward  changing the way men perceive sexual harassment.

Volunteer of year knows no limits

May 01, 2015 — Eight hundred. That’s howmany hours Staff Sgt. Odum Smith and his family volunteered since September. Thateffort earned Smith, of 4th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Armored BrigadeCombat team, 1st Infantry Division, the volunteer of the year award in aceremony April 14. The award included a $300Army and Air Force Exchange Service gift card and MORE
VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR - Staff Sergeant Smith, 4th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat team, 1st Infantry Division, and his family have volunteered 800 hours across the state since September. Smith was presented with the volunteer of the year award in a ceremony April 14.

Boy Scouts make additions, upgrades to Fort Riley dog park

May 01, 2015 — Because of members of FortRiley’s Boy Scouts of America, Troop 60, the dogs on post will have more tolook forward to at the dog park. The Fort Riley Directorateof Public Works does provide water to the park, but the rest of the park ismaintained by the community of users and volunteers like the Scouts of Troop60, said Matthew Forristal, volunteer MORE
Troop members and volunteers of Fort Riley’s Boy Scouts of America Troop 60 assemble a fence post that will separate dogs lighter than 25 pounds from larger dogs at the Fort Riley dog park.

More than 200 gowns given to fourth annual USO Fort Riley event

May 01, 2015 — Long lines followed bylonger receipts, that’s the scene for many spouses searching for the perfectmilitary ball gown. With military balls andhigh school proms coming up in May, many women are looking for the perfectgown. However, shopping at retail stores can be costly. The USO Fort Riley:Operation Gift the Gown offers a chance to skip the long MORE
Tia Case browses through a rack of donated dresses during the USO’s Operation Gift the Gown event, where more than 200 dresses were donated.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ... 387