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Boehner: US may need ground troops vs. militants

Posted: 09/28/2014 - House Speaker John Boehner says the United States may have "no choice" but to send American troops to fight Islamic State group militants if President Barack Obama's strategy fails to destroy the extremist group.

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Fort Riley soldiers deploying to Middle East

Posted: 09/25/2014 - The Defense Department says about 200 soldiers from the 1st Infantry Division at Fort Riley will deploy to Iraq to advise Iraqi forces confronting Islamic State militants.

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Cuts coming to McConnell Air Force Base

Updated: 09/25/2014 - They come amid budget cuts by the Department of Defense, and will impact about one-third of the guard unit stationed at the base.

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Army opens Ranger school to women

Posted: 09/19/2014 - It's one of the first steps in the broader effort to allow women to begin moving into more grueling combat jobs.

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Kansas soldier sentenced for social security fraud

Posted: 09/18/2014 - A Fort Riley soldier has been sentenced to six months in prison and six months of home confinement for accepting disability payments he wasn't eligible to receive.

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Topeka school district got free military gear

Posted: 09/17/2014 - A suburban Topeka school district is among several nationwide that have taken advantage of free military surplus gear, but officials aren't saying what they got.

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US military deaths in Afghanistan at 2,203

Posted: 09/16/2014 - As of Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, at least 2,203 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.

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US will be ramping up airstrikes soon -- in Iraq

Posted: 09/12/2014 - As U.S. forces gear up for airstrikes in Syria, the first demonstration of President Barack Obama's more aggressive military campaign against the Islamic State group is likely to unfold as early as next week -- in Iraq.

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Lawmakers from both sides back president's plan

Updated: 09/11/2014 - Republicans and Democrats in Congress are voicing strong support today for President Barack Obama's call for new authority to fight Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria.

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US launches airstrikes around Iraq's Haditha Dam

Updated: 09/07/2014 - The U.S. military says it's launched airstrikes around Haditha Dam in western Iraq, targeting Islamic State insurgents for the first time in that area as the group tries to capture the vital dam.

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Kansas State professor gets $2.52 million NIH grant

Posted: 09/05/2014 - A Kansas State University researcher is receiving a $2.52 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to compare typical Army physical training with a newer type of workout.

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Obama to raise federal, military pay by 1 percent

Posted: 08/30/2014 - President Barack Obama is offering civilian federal workers and members of the military a 1 percent pay increase in 2015, the same raise he offered last year citing efforts to keep government costs down during the economic recovery.

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