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Nearly a thousand veterans were honored for their service and treated with a day of relaxation as part of the 10th annual Warriors Weekend charity fishing trip. Soldiers from Fort Riley traveled to Texas, via flights from Kansas City to Houston, then Motor Coach to the port May 19 to 22. Ron Kocian, founder and organizer, has provided this event for injured, ill and wounded Soldiers and veterans for 10 years. Thousands of volunteers and private citizens welcomed the group, greeted them with flags and ‘thank you’ in the airport and along the convoyed ride through small cities in Texas. It was a relaxing and beneficial recuperation event for those who attended. Spc. Jacinta Dorsey, WTB, displays the 22-inch Red Fish caught during Warriors Weekend.
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Staff Sgt. Bryan Teneyck, 287th Military Police Company, 97th Military police Battalion, applies a tourniquet to a simulated casualty during a medical evaluation station May 24 at Fort Riley. The station is one of many that Soldiers from units across Fort Riley were competing in for 2016 Fort Riley and 1st Infantry Division Soldier and noncommissioned officer of the year.
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Nearly a thousand veterans were honored for their service and treated with a day of relaxation as part of the 10th annual Warriors Weekend charity fishing trip. Soldiers from Fort Riley traveled to Texas, via flights from Kansas City to Houston, then Motor Coach to the port May 19 to 22. Ron Kocian, founder and organizer, has provided this event for injured, ill and wounded Soldiers and veterans for 10 years. Thousands of volunteers and private citizens welcomed the group, greeted them with flags and ‘thank you’ in the airport and along the convoyed ride through small cities in Texas. It was a relaxing and beneficial recuperation event for those who attended. Spc. Precious Green, WTB, proudly displays the stingray she caught during Warriors Weekend.
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Command Sgt. Maj. Joseph C. Cornelison, the 1st Infantry Division’s senior noncommissioned officer, places a wreath in front of the Navarro County War Memorial in Corsicana, Texas, May 30.  Cornelison represented the 1st Inf. Div. during a ceremony honoring Sgt. Candelario Garcia Jr., a Vietnam-era Medal of Honor recipient, where the community unveiled a bronze statue of Garcia.  Garcia was a “Big Red One” Soldier assigned to the 1st Bn., 2nd Inf. Regt., also known as the “Black Scarves,” at the time of his heroism.
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Leslie Cotton, a U.S. Army veteran, unveils a bronze statue of Sgt. Candelario Garcia Jr., a Medal of Honor recipient and native of Corsicana, Texas, during a Memorial Day ceremony in front of the Navarro County Courthouse in Corsicana May 30.  Garcia, a Vietnam veteran, originally received the Distinguished Service Cross for his heroic actions near Lai Khe, Vietnam, in December 1968, but the award was upgraded to the nation’s highest in 2014 as a result of the defense authorization act which reviewed medals for heroism that were denied due to racial and religious prejudice.  Garcia was a “Big Red One” Soldier assigned to the 1st Bn., 2nd Inf. Regt., also known as the “Black Scarves,” at the time of his heroism.
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Staff Sgt. Kelly Greenidge, 1st Infantry Division Artillery, 1st Inf. Div., fires at targets during a stress shoot event May 24 at Fort Riley. The event is one of many that soldiers assigned to units across Fort Riley were competing in for the title of 2016 Fort Riley and 1st Inf. Div. Soldier and noncommissioned officer of the year.
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Victory Park Memorial Ceremony
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Victory Park Memorial Ceremony
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Maj. Gen. Wayne W. Grigsby Jr., 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley commanding general, during the Victory Park Memorial Ceremony.
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Fort Riley was represented at the Invictus games by Staff Sgt. Ashley Anderson, an internment - resettlement specialist assigned to the Warrior Transition Battalion. She is shown with Prince Henry of Wales, during the Invictus Games, May 8 to 12 in Orlando, Florida. Anderson, a native of Winnebago, Minnesota, threw the discus 23.78 meters and the shotput 9.61 meters, earning her a silver medal in both events.
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Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, Army Capabilities Integration Center Director, speaks to 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley leaders April 28 at Riley’s Conference Center. McMaster conducted an Army Leader Development Program event to talk about the Army Operating Concept and to continue the discussion about current and future threats.
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Maj. Gen. Wayne W. Grigsby Jr., 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley commanding general, speaks to the gathering at Run for the Fallen May 7 at Riley's Conference Center. Joining him is Command Sgt. Maj. Joseph Cornelison, 1st Inf. Div. senior noncommissioned officer.
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Retired Sgt. 1st Class Jim Jones, a resident of Ogden, Kansas, places his flag in remembrance of those who paid the ultimate sacrifice during Run for the Fallen May 7, which began and ended at Riley’s Conference Center.
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More than 350 Fort Riley community members participated in Run for the Fallen May 7 at Riley's Conference Center. Toward the end of the race, participants could place flags in remembrance of those who paid the ultimate sacrifice.
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Maj. Gen. Wayne W. Grigsby Jr., 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley commanding general, places 39 American flags during Run for the Fallen May 7 at Riley’s Conference Center to honor the Soldiers he lost during Operation Iraqi Freedom. “I know the heartache of losing a Soldier in combat; I know the impact it has on the Soldiers and families left behind. I do not know what it’s like to lose a son, a husband, an uncle or aunt — I can’t imagine that feeling,” Grigsby said.
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Maj. Gen. Wayne W. Grigsby Jr., 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley commanding general, administers the oath of office to members of the Kansas State University Reserve Officers’ Training Corps May 13 during their commissioning ceremony in K-State’s Forum Hall. The 21 second lieutenants will go on to serve in units throughout the Army and Air Force.
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