Fort Riley

March 8, 2013 photo: soldiers at Fort Riley, Kan., perform routine maintenance on a U.S. Army Black Hawk helicopter. (AP Photo/John Milburn)

5 of 6 killed in Afghan crash based in Kansas

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Five U.S. soldiers based at Fort Riley, Kan., and one based in Europe were killed in a helicopter crash this week in southern Afghanistan, Army officials said Thursday. The Army confirmed […]


Dempsey vows to 'turn up the volume' on veterans

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) – The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Monday he wants to increase the national conversation about war veterans and how they’re treated and regarded in society. Gen. Martin Dempsey […]



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