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2nd Combined Arms Battalion, 137th Infantry Regiment hosts Family Day

By 1st Lt. Lauren Orr 105th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment More than 1,000 family and friends took part in this year’s 2nd Combined Arms Battalion, 137th Infantry Regiment Family Day at Fort Riley. The March 24 event was designed to allow family members the opportunity to see their Soldier working and experience what their specific job entails in an effort …

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Retired Staff Sgt. Kelly McCormack

Retired Staff Sgt. Kelly “Mack” McCormack, age 55 , of Bolivar passed away Thursday, April 5, 2018 at Mercy Hospital after a short illness. Kelly was born January 22, 1963 in Springfield, MO to Roy and Louise McCormack. He was a 1981 graduate of Hillcrest High School. Kelly retired from the United States Army after over twenty years of service.. …

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William E. Abrams

William E. Abrams, 72, of Salina, passed away Thursday, March 29, 2018. He was born Nov. 18, 1945, in Wichita, to William and Virginia (Gabelman) Abrams. He married Janet R. Buchenau, May 2, 2003. Bill was a former member of Co B 2-635th Armor After graduating Salina Central High School, Bill joined the United States Army in Sept. 1965 and …

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Promotions announced

Private 2nd Class — Karla P Alvaradovalencia, 170th Maint Co; Brandin Doyle Bell, Hhc 891st Engr Bn; Jarod Allen Boll, 170th Maint Co; Zachery Taylor Bringhurst, 997th Bde Spt Bn; Aaron Dale Buckles, Co B Rear, 1st Bn, 108th Av; Brandon David Bunting, HHC, 169th CSSB; Aaron Jacob Chenhall, 35th Military Police Co; Austyn Tyler Collins, Det 2, 731st Trans …

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Making Dreams Come True: Kansas Army National Grants a Wish

By Staff Sgt. Mark Nussbaumer Public Affairs Office Seth Cummings, a junior from Topeka West High School, was recently offered the chance to do something few people his age get to do: “pull the tail” on a Paladin M10946 155mm howitzer. Pulling the tail involves hooking a rope to the firing mechanism on the gun after the weapon is primed …

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