1st Infantry Division

Type: Organization
Name: 1st Infantry Division
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

In shift to Africa, U.S. troops find complicated relationships | Military Times

WASHINGTON — Lt. Col. Lee Magee had been on the ground in Africa for less than four days when the call came in to gather his troops and get on a plane to South Sudan.The commander of the U.S. Armys 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 5 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Soldier surprises son at recycling assembly

. -He wasn't expecting him home for another few weeks. Imagine Cade O'Brien's surprise when he went to dump his blue recycling bucket into the bin and found his dad was the one behind it.Thursday, Peterson Elementary School was celebrating Earth Day a ... [Published KWCH 12 - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Abu Sayyaf flees military assault in Basilan

9:41 pmby AL JACINTOSENIOR CORRESPONDENTZAMBOANGA CITY: Dozens of Abu Sayyaf rebels escaped a massive military assault in Basilan province that left two soldiers dead and more than 28 wounded.Security officials insisted that up to a dozen rebels were ... [Published Manila Times - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 6 reports

12 killed, 29 others wounded in military, ASG clash in Basilan

By Jamie Marie ElonaDUBAI–Atleast 12 people were killed in the gunbattle between the military and supposed members of the Abu Sayyaf Group in Basilan, a report said Saturday.Capt. Jefferson S. Mamauag, spokesman for the Army’s 1st Infantry Division (1ID) ... [Published Kabayan Weekly - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

1st Combat Aviation Brigade Advon Redeploys from Afghanistan

The 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division returns to Fort Riley Kansas from a 9 month deployment to Afghanistan on April 11, 2 ... [Published DVIDS - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Governor appoints deputy secretary for veterans homes

Gov. Jerry Brown has announced the appointment of Coby Petersen, 50, of Wilton, as the deputy secretary of Veterans Homes at the California Department of Veterans Affairs.Petersen is a retired U.S. Army Colonel. He was the senior army advisor to the U.S. ... [Published Lake County News - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 2 reports

Fort Riley leaders to detail future of Army post

FORT RILEY, Kan. — Leaders at Fort Riley are preparing to outline what residents can expect at the northeast Kansas Army post as the military looks to downsize.Lt. Gen. Paul Funk, commanding general of Fort Riley and the 1st Infantry Division, will outline ... [Published South Carolina Enquirer-Herald - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 2 reports

Fort Riley opening center for sex assault victims

FORT RILEY, Kan. — Fort Riley is opening a new Sexual Assault Response & Prevention Center this week to assist survivors of sexual assault and help prevent the abuse from happening again.Maj. Gen. Paul Funk II, commanding general of the 1st Infantry Division ... [Published South Carolina Enquirer-Herald - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 2 reports

Cops launch hunt for gunman

Police are collecting evidence to identify a gunman who shot two soldiers on Saturday night.The soldiers — Chief Warrant Office Chaiyan Lekpong and L/Cpl Prasert Chansri — were shot while on patrol duty on Soi Likhit near the 1st Army Region headquarters ... [Published Bangkok Post - Apr 06 2014]
Entities: Dusit, Police, Major General
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Ramadi; remembered and refought

Tomorrow marks the ten year anniversary of the opening of the first battle for Ramadi, Iraq. John sends us a link from U-T San Diego to remind us; The 1st Marine Division and the Army’s 1st Infantry Division fought street-by-street in Ramadi and Fallujah, ... [Published This ain't Hell, but you can see it from here - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 3 reports

The US Military Averages More Than a Mission a Day in Africa

This story first appeared on theThe numbers tell the story: 10 exercises, 55 operations, 481 security cooperation activities.For years, the US military has publicly insisted that its efforts in Africa are small scale. Its public affairs personnel and ... [Published Mother Jones - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

K-State, Manhattan area briefs for 3/24/14

Salvation Army seeks volunteers for youth programManhattan Salvation Army needs volunteers to help launch a community youth program called Sunbeams and Explorers. The program will provide activities for youths of various age groups that will help nurture ... [Published Kansas State Collegian - Mar 24 2014]

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"I really wanted to meet him," he said. "It's been pretty stressful over there with him being over here. It's great to come home and meet him."
"It's really a good program," Merrick said of the campaign plan. "This is a very important part of the economy of Kansas. We need to keep the base going strong."
"After his death, I was at a loss," said Ken. "Nothing I did was filling the mentorship or guidance I was desperately looking for until I started to coach swimming. Still, that wasn't enough. Then I thought the best way to honor him was to enlist into the Army."

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In shift to Africa, U.S. troops find complicate... [Published DailyMe.Com - 5 hours ago]
Fort Riley quickly overhauls its sexual assault... [Published KansasCity.com - Apr 19 2014]
In Shift to Africa, US Troops Find Complicated ... [Published Air Force Times - Apr 19 2014]
Military affiliated students balance military, ... [Published Kansas State Collegian - Apr 18 2014]
Hundreds visit Vietnam vets exhibit [Published Columbia Daily Herald - Apr 18 2014]
Soldier surprises son at recycling assembly [Published KWCH 12 - Apr 17 2014]
1st Air Cav pilot lives childhood dream of avia... [Published Fort Hood Sentinel - Apr 17 2014]
'Big Red One' leaders share Fort Riley's future... [Published United States Army - Apr 16 2014]
Ultimate sacrifice [Published United States Army - Apr 16 2014]
Sergeant to receive Medal of Honor for 16-hour ... [Published Air Force Times - Apr 15 2014]
How the United States Continues to Make Matters... [Published Mother Jones - Apr 15 2014]
Washington Fights Fire With Fire in Libya [Published Huffington Post - Apr 15 2014]
Vigilant Troopers pre-empt NPA’s Atrocities [Published Business Week Mindanao - Apr 15 2014]
Louie V. Ivy [Published Daily Republican Register - Apr 14 2014]
Abu Sayyaf flees military assault in Basilan [Published Manila Times - Apr 13 2014]
12 killed in Basilan clashes [Published Tempo - Apr 13 2014]
2 soldiers, 10 abus killed in basilan clash [Published Manila Standard Today - Apr 12 2014]
12 dead as Basilan fight intensifies [Published Manila Times - Apr 12 2014]
12 killed, 29 others wounded in military, ASG c... [Published Kabayan Weekly - Apr 12 2014]
XINHUA - 12 die in clash between gov't troops, ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 12 2014]
Basilan clash death toll rises to 12 [Published Interaksyon - Apr 12 2014]
Military official: 12 confirmed killed in Frida... [Published GMA News.tv - Apr 12 2014]
12 die in clash between gov't troops, rebels in... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Apr 12 2014]
12 killed, 29 wounded in Basilan clash [Published Manila Bulletin - Apr 12 2014]
Fighting in Basilan leaves 7 rebels, soldiers dead [Published Manila Times - Apr 12 2014]
1st Combat Aviation Brigade Advon Redeploys fro... [Published DVIDS - Apr 12 2014]
Governor appoints deputy secretary for veterans... [Published Lake County News - Apr 12 2014]
20 soldiers wounded in battle with Abu Sayyaf [Published Manila Times - Apr 11 2014]
4 Abus die in Basilan firefight [Published Manila Standard Today - Apr 11 2014]
20 soldiers wounded in fierce fighting in Basil... [Published Manila Times - Apr 11 2014]
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Ramadi; remembered and refought [Published This ain't Hell, but you can see it from here - Apr 05 2014]
Tomorrow marks the ten year anniversary of the opening of the first battle for Ramadi, Iraq. John sends us a link from U-T San Diego to remind us; The 1st Marine Division and the Army’s 1st Infantry Division fought street-by-street in Ramadi and Fallujah, ...
U.S. military averaging more than a mission a d... [Published IntelliBriefs - Mar 30 2014]
Documents reveal blinding pace of Ops in 2013, more of the same for 201427 MARCH, by Nick Tursehttp://mondediplo.com/openpage/u-s-military-averaging-more-than-a-mission-a-day The numbers tell the story: 10 exercises, 55 operations, 481 security cooperation ...
A new video posted on YouTube yesterday shows v... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Feb 20 2014]
One of the soldiers in the Observation Post captured the video on a camera attached to his helmet.It shows U.S. troops from the 1st Infantry Division at an undisclosed FOB engaging Taliban forces across the valley.An air strike is called in to drop a ...
Blue on Blue Incident Caught on Camera – NATO f... [Published The Aviationist - Feb 19 2014]
A new video posted on YouTube yesterday shows video footage of a U.S. blue on blue incident during a firefight in Afghanistan. One of the soldiers in the Observation Post captured the video on a camera attached to his helmet. It shows U.S. troops from ...
Manufactured Wars, Manufactured Military History [Published Informed Comment - Feb 19 2014]
(By Nick Turse) It’s 2053 — 20 years since you needed a computer, tablet, or smart phone to go online.  At least, that’s true in the developed world: you know, China, India, Brazil, and even some parts of the United States.  Cybernetic eye implants ...
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