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Armed Forces

2006 Session - January through May

The State Library of Kansas' Legislative Reference Section maintains a collection of clipped newspaper articles on topics relating to subjects pertinent to issues in Kansas state government. Below is a listing of clipped articles taken from several different newspapers relating to AGING, June through December, 2006.

The Clippings books are available for use in the library. You may photocopy articles from the books. If you have questions regarding this collection please feel free to contact State Library staff. Contact information is found at the top and bottom of this page.

The Clippings List is generally arranged chronologically through the year.

Each article cited contains the following information:

Author of article (if any is present)
Title of Article
Newspaper title and date of issue

ARTICLES ON ARMED FORCES, January through May, 2006

Alan Bjerga
Team of GOP lawmakers working to spread good news about Iraq
Wichita Eagle, 1/1/2006 [Newsbank article]

Special to the Kansan
Sebelius proposes help for Kansas Veterans
Kansas City Kansan, 1/6/2006

Capital Journal
Fort Riley soldiers return home
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/10/2006

John Milburn
Governor sends guard wish list to Rumsfeld
Hutchinson News, 1/13/2006

Wire Service
Kansas business hopes to help more troops call home
Hutchinson News, 1/15/2006

Eagle staff and news service
Tax firm wants to help soldiers call home
Wichita Eagle, 1/15/2006 [Newsbank article]

Ralph Ostmeyer
Voice of veterans needs to be heard
Hays Daily News, 1/15/2006 [Newsbank article]

Ric Anderson
Former guard sergeant 'did it all' as civilian in Iraq
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/17/2006

Ann Charles
Guard equipment shortage troubling [opinion]
Chanute Tribune, 1/17/2006 [Newsbank article]

The News Staff
Soldier to be buried in Arlington National Cemetery
Hutchinson News, 1/17/2006 [Newsbank article]

Resupplying the Guard [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 1/18/2006 [Newsbank article]

Scott Seirer
The Guard needs its equipment [editorial]
Salina Journal, 1/18/2006 [Newsbank article]

Joel Mathis
Kansas land trust to create buffer around Fort Riley
Lawrence Journal World, 1/19/2006

John Milburn
Fort Riley is seeking 50,000-acre buffer zone against development
Hutchinson News, 1/19/2006

Brent Wistrom
Guard gear on Sebelius agenda with Bush
Kansas City Star, 1/21/2006 [Newsbank article]

Brent D. Wistrom
Sebelius to lobby Bush about Guard equipment
Wichita Eagle, 1/21/2006 [Newsbank article]

Chris Moon and Tim Carpenter
Veterans Day with pay: bill raises skepticism
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 2/8/2006 [Newsbank article]

Tim Hrenchir
State salutes military
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/18/2006

Associated Press
Kansas fort finds ways to quell Iraq strife
Wichita Eagle, 2/20/2006 [Newsbank article]

Joel Mathis
Guardsman in Lawrence company killed in Iraq
Lawrence Journal World, 2/22/2006

John Milburn
Kansas Guardsman killed
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/22/2006

Associated Press
Fourth Kansas Guard soldier killed in Iraq
Hutchinson News, 2/22/2006

Mike Belt
Colleague remembers 'exemplary soldier'
Lawrence Journal World, 2/23/2006

James A. Bunker
Not helping veterans [letter to the editor]
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/23/2006

Morgan Chilson
That boom isn't cannon fire
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/25/2006

Fred Mann
Region expects 30,000 new residents by 2012
Wichita Eagle, 2/27/2006 [Newsbank article]

Deb Skidmore
State government takes time to honor military units
Manhattan Mercury, 2/28/2006

Associated Press
Soldier's funeral set for Saturday
Lawrence Journal World, 3/1/2006

Darrin Stineman
Incentive council OKs guard funds
Salina Journal, 3/2/2006 [Newsbank article]

John Milburn
Fort Riley soldiers can settle in
Salina Journal, 3/4/2006

Tim Vandenack
Hundreds pay honor to Davila
Hutchinson News, 3/5/2006 [Newsbank article]

David Goldstein
Empty garages tell of Guard's trouble
Kansas City Star, 3/11/2006 [Newsbank article]

John Milburn
Army generals meet to discuss expanded Fort Riley mission
Lawrence Journal World, 3/11/2006

Andy Hyland
Contractors discuss housing
Junction City Daily Union, 3/17/2006

The News Staff
Moran introduces legislation commending Patriot Guard
Hutchinson News, 3/17/2006

Kathy Hanks
Protecting honor
Hutchinson News, 3/17/2006

J-W Editorials
Equipment gap [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 3/19/2006

Alan Bjerga
Kansans still back Bush on Iraq war
Wichita Eagle, 3/19/2006 [Newsbank article]

Kathy Hanks
Giving vets a break
Hutchinson News, 3/20/2006

Rhonda Holman
Stalwart but Kansans' war support has limits
Wichita Eagle, 3/21/2006 [Newsbank article]

David Dishneau
Fort Riley dog handler convicted
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/22/2006

J-W Staff Reports
Lawmaker to be honored for Iraq duty
Lawrence Journal World, 3/23/2006

Jan Biles
Contractors busy because of influx of soldiers
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/26/2006 [Newsbank article]

Kathy Hanks
Giving vets a break
Hutchinson News, 3/26/2006

Special to The Daily Union
First territorial capitol to reopen
Junction City Daily Union, 3/28/2006

Widow will track soldier's benefits
Iola Register, 3/29/2006

Tim Hrenchir
Widow sees job as mission
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/29/2006

Staff Reports
State creates benefits advisor position
Manhattan Mercury, 3/30/2006 [Newsbank article]

Rachael Bossow
Moore requests funding at commission meeting
Leavenworth Times, 4/6/2006

Scott Rothschild
Soldiers sent off to war
Lawrence Journal World, 4/7/2006

Chris Moon
National Guard poignant farewell
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/7/2006

John Milburn
Moser retiring as spokeswoman for Kan. National Guard
Hutchinson News, 4/11/2006 [Newsbank article]

National Guard spokeswoman to retire
Garden City Telegram, 4/11/2006

Associated Press
Moser retiring in June as Guard spokeswoman
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/11/2006

Anna Staatz
Veterans cemetery progresses
Junction City Daily Union, 4/12/2006

Rebecca Aistrup Gerber
Captain Ryan Burke is honored by House, Senate
Dodge City Daily Globe, 4/12/2006

Joe Rodriguez
Airman takes pride in duty
Wichita Eagle, 4/14/2006 [Newsbank article]

Steve Fry
Guard honors Circleville woman with 3 children in military
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/15/2006

Kasha Stoll
Professors studying effects of Guard duty
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/17/2006

Tim Carpenter
Vice president to speak at Fort Riley
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/18/2006

Joel Mathis
Rumsfeld criticism disturbs general
Lawrence Journal World, 4/18/2006

David Klepper
Cheney visits Fort Riley
Wichita Eagle, 4/19/2006 [Newsbank article]

John Milburn
New policy gives Army families stability
Wichita Eagle, 4/25/2006 [Newsbank article]

John Milburn
Army: Policy changes help military, families
Hutchinson News, 4/25/2006

Associated Press
Court considers military lawsuit act
Kansas City Star, 4/25/2006 [Newsbank article]

Hurst Laviana
'The best of the best'
Wichita Eagle, 4/30/2006 [Newsbank article]

Kansas National Guard unit leaves for a year in Iraq
Hutchinson News, 4/30/2006 [Newsbank article]

The Capital-Journal
Flagpole ready for dedication
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/7/2006

Ric Anderson
Project began more than four years ago; June 17 ceremony to include other areas
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/8/2006

Michael Hooper
All Veterans Memorial dedicated venture
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/9/2006

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
All Veterans Memorial awe-inspiring
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/10/2006

Kathryn Mayes
Housing concerns soldiers
Manhattan Mercury, 5/10/2006 [Newsbank article]

Dawn Bormann
Iraqi officers visit Kansas fort
Kansas City Star, 5/12/2006 [Newsbank article]

Lindsey Geisler
Replica of war bird cooped at Forbes
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/13/2006

Associated Press
Officials: Fast-tracking state cemetery would have drawbacks
Lawrence Journal World, 5/15/2006

Mike Belt
State tries new tactic to boost recruitment
Lawrence Journal World, 5/16/2006

Mike Belt
Sebelius wary of new call
Lawrence Journal World, 5/16/2006

Sarah Kessinger
Sebelius worries about further strain on Kansas Guard
Hutchinson News, 5/16/2006

Tim Vandenack
Marine was proud to serve
Hutchinson News, 5/17/2006 [Newsbank article]

Kevin Flaherty and Katie Stockstill
Guard troops may be called
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 5/17/2006

Associated Press
Liberal remembers soldier killed in Iraq
Wichita Eagle, 5/18/2006 [Newsbank article]

Tim Vandenack
Patriot Guard to attend funeral
Hutchinson News, 5/19/2006 [Newsbank article]

The Capital-Journal
Sub veterans to be honored
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/20/2006

Tim Vandenack
Kansas loses an American 'hero'
Hutchinson News, 5/22/2006 [Newsbank article]

Barbara Hollingsworth
Helicopters arrive at Fort Riley
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/23/2006

Fred Mann
Guards has broad role, local support
Wichita Eagle, 5/23/2006 [Newsbank article]

J-W Staff Reports
Fallen heroes proudly they served
Lawrence Journal World, 5/28/2006

James Hannah
Towns brace for big changes
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/29/2006

Joel Mathis
Fort Leavenworth collects oral histories to pre serve memories lessons from Iraq
Lawrence Journal World, 5/29/2006

Associated Press
Military collects soldiers' interviews
Wichita Eagle, 5/30/2006 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
Sebelius says nation learned to support soldiers after Vietnam War protests
Lawrence Journal World, 5/30/2006



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