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Armed Forces

2006 Session - June through December

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 ARMED FORCES, June through December, 2006.

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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, June through December, 2006

Steve Fry
Veterans share memories
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/1/2006 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Kansas Marine dies in Iraq
Wichita Eagle, 6/1/2006 [Newsbank article]

Fort Leavenworth project compiles soldiers' oral histories
Topeka Metro News, 6/2/2006

Stacie R. Sandall
Area Guardsmen deploy for Iraq
Hays Daily News, 6/2/2006 [Newsbank article]

Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Parsons munitions plant saving jobs
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/3/2006

Rachel Whitten
Soldiers bond with kids
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/6/2006

John Milburn
Fort Riley soldier gets new hearing
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/6/2006

Lee Hill Kavanaugh
At home, but still at war
Kansas City Star, 6/8/2006 [Newsbank article]

Tim Hrenchir
Squadron helped detain enemy combatants
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/8/2006

Tim Potter
McConnell airmen return home safely
Wichita Eagle, 6/14/2006 [Newsbank article]

John Moore
Showing support for our troops
Chanute Tribune, 6/14/2006 [Newsbank article]

Tim Potter
KC-135: Function over comfort
Wichita Eagle, 6/18/2006 [Newsbank article]

Steve Fry
Vets' best friend
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/18/2006 [Newsbank article]

Tim Potter
Airmen a world away from Wichita
Wichita Eagle, 6/18/2006 [Newsbank article]

Michael Hooper
Firm inks base deal
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/24/2006 [Newsbank article]
Michael Hooper and Claudia Lauer
Towns prepare for boom
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/26/2006

Chris Moon
Army chief lauds state
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/29/2006

Mark Scott
Cemetery timeline fixed at 2008
Manhattan Mercury, 6/29/2006 [Newsbank article]

Chris Moon
Ryun praises troops after Iraq tour
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/4/2006

Scott Rothschild
Jim Ryun in first Iraq visit sticks to commitment
Lawrence Journal World, 7/4/2006

Rhea Wessel
Big Red One returning
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/7/2006

Chris Moon
Kansas airmen to deploy to border
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/20/2006

Associated Press
Military mistakenly drops practice bombs on lake
Wichita Eagle, 7/21/2006 [Newsbank article]

Amanda Kim Stairrett
Fort Riley digs in for its future
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/28/2006

Amanda Kim Stairrett
Fort Riley infantry commander prepares to move on
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/29/2006

Steve Fry
Big Red One return salute
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/2/2006

Stan Finger
Army Corps surveys Kanopolis Lake for bomb damage
Wichita Eagle, 8/4/2006 [Newsbank article]
Amy DeVault and Jennifer Comes
Memorial honors riders, soldiers
Wichita Eagle, 8/14/2006 [Newsbank article]

Deb Gruver
The skies have eyes
Wichita Eagle, 8/17/2006 [Newsbank article]

Governors' oversight of the National Guard
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 8/17/2006

Amanda Kim Stairrett
Region greets moves at fort
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/23/2006

Joyce Tsai

Kansas units sets record
Kansas City Star, 8/24/2006 [Newsbank article]

Karen Shideler
McConnell opens up
Wichita Eagle, 9/8/2006 [Newsbank article]
James Carlson
Soldier wanted to serve
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/18/2006

Francis Forrestt Riley
Old phones used to help soldiers
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/21/2006

Alan Bjerga
McConnell jet training mission looks less likely
Wichita Eagle, 9/25/2006 [Newsbank article]

Mark Fagan
Ft. Riley fortifies position
Lawrence Journal World, 9/27/2006

Barbara Hollingsworth
Patriot, Patriarch
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/27/2006

Tom A. Throne
Moore calls area growth unparalleled
Junction City Daily Union, 9/28/2006

Capital-Journal Editorial Board

All veterans memorial pomp and flame [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/29/2006

Taylor Atkins
His birthday wish? He's home
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/29/2006

Mark Fagan
Helmets to Hardhats gets to work in state
Lawrence Journal World, 9/30/2006

Lindsey Geisler
All Veterans Memorial dedication marks years of work
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/1/2006

Rachel Whitten
Military wife weighs cost of war
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/1/2006 [Newsbank article]

Joel Mathis
Counterinsurgency Center in Kansas to play role in Midwest wars
Lawrence Journal World, 10/1/2006

Kathy Hanks
Extending their reach Patriot Guard not just about funerals, as one birthday Marine found out
Hutchinson News, 10/3/2006

Steve Fry
World War II vets seek memorial
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/7/2006

James Carlson
Deployment ends warm welcome back
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/20/2006

Lee Hill Kavanaugh
Finally, homecoming arrives
Kansas City Star, 10/22/2006 [Newsbank article]

Bill Blankenship
Leavenworth buries homegrown soldier
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/28/2006

Phil Anderson
90th strategic reconnaissance wing reunion honoring their own
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/28/2006 [Newsbank article]

Tim Hrenchir
Monument to the fallen eagle takes flight toward new nest
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/2/2006

Anna Staatz
Secretary of Army visits Fort Riley
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/3/2006

Matt McNabb
Strength & Honor
Hutchinson News, 11/3/2006 [Newsbank article]

Travis Heying
Honor & Grieve Kansans pay tribute to soldier killed in Iraq
Wichita Eagle, 11/3/2006 [Newsbank article]

Tim Vandenack
Father says Marine gave 100 percent
Hutchinson News, 11/4/2006 [Newsbank article]

Lindsey Geisler
Generals inducted into Guard Hall of Fame
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/6/2006

Land alliance formed at Forth Riley
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/8/2006

Mark Fagan
Buffer borders Fort Riley
Lawrence Journal World, 11/9/2006

Jonathan S. Landay
Kansas native in spotlight
Kansas City Star, 11/9/2006 [Newsbank article]

James Carlson
Kansans say timing was right for Rumsfeld to step aside
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/9/2006

Robert Burns and Katherine Shrader
Bush selects Gates, native of Wichita, to be new administrator of nation's defense
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/9/2006

Tim Carpenter
Dedication of building honors Myers
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/10/2006

Tim Carpenter
Rumsfeld likens current struggle to Cold War
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/10/2006

James Carlson
Families waited anxiously
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/10/2006

John Milburn
Fort Riley shows off role in 'Army Strong' campaign
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/10/2006

Randy Scholfield
Served now serve homeless vets
Wichita Eagle, 11/11/2006 [Newsbank article]

Malcom Garcia
Local colonel killed in Iraq
Kansas City Star, 11/18/2006 [Newsbank article]

Staff and Wire Reports
Fort Leavenworth colonel killed
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/18/2006

John Milburn
Most of the 6,000 soldiers will come from combat and support helicopter units
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/18/2006

Brent D. Wistrom
Plans for McConnell may limit developers
Wichita Eagle, 11/20/2006 [Newsbank article]

Karen Mikols
Flying Tigers' experiences part of historical archives
Hays Daily News, 11/22/2006

Kathleen Sebelius
Guest columns remember the soldiers
Hays Daily News, 11/23/2006

Mike Belt
Proposed military draft enlists no support
Lawrence Journal World, 11/27/2006

John Milburn
As Fort Riley trains, report says stay in Iraq will be years
Wichita Eagle, 12/1/2006 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
McConnell soldier getting attention for war photo
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/1/2006

John Taylor
Policing unit deploying to Iraq from Leavenworth
Lawrence Journal World, 12/2/2006

Associated Press
Fort Leavenworth MP unit bound for Iraq to oversee internments
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/3/2006

Mike Belt
National Guard band deploys to state, military, civilian events
Lawrence Journal World, 12/4/2006

Steve Fry
65 years later, Kansans recall the day that pulled America into World War II
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/4/2006

Lindsey Geisler
Guard division changes generals
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/10/2006

Anna Staatz
Fort Riley training transition troops
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/10/2006

Walter Pincus
Fort Riley group on call for Iraq
Wichita Eagle, 12/11/2006 [Newsbank article]

Carl Manning
Governor, staff members adopt Army unit for holidays
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/15/2006

Fred Mann

Here are Kansans who have died in Iraq and Afghanistan with their rank, age hometown and date of death
Wichita Eagle, 12/17/2006 [Newsbank article]

Amanda O'Toole
McConnell: War data hub
Wichita Eagle, 12/20/2006 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
Air Guard getting upgrades
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/20/2006 [Newsbank article]

Anna Staatz
Troops to arrive a year early
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/21/2006

Tim Carpenter
Students, Sebelius ready packages for soldiers
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/21/2006

Associated Press
Pentagon bolsters Kansas Air Guard
Kansas City Star, 12/21/2006 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Changes announced at National Guard sites
Lawrence Journal World, 12/21/2006

Associated Press
Fort Riley build-up to begin sooner than expected
Lawrence Journal World, 12/21/2006

Associated Press
Ft. Riley troop buildup starting early
Wichita Eagle, 12/22/2006 [Newsbank article]

Command change at Ft. Leavenworth's 35th Infantry
Kansas City Kansan, 12/22/2006

John Milburn
Ft. Riley revamps for air brigade
Wichita Eagle, 12/26/2006 [Newsbank article]

Staff Reports
New missions for Air Guard units at Kansas bases
Manhattan Mercury, 12/26/2006

Jeffrey Parson
A home game dedicated to distant troops
Wichita Eagle, 12/29/2006 [Newsbank article]

Scott Canon
Fort Riley equips advisers to train Iraqi soldiers
Wichita Eagle, 12/29/2006 [Newsbank article]

The Capital-Journal
Kansans at their best
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/31/2006

Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Kansans of the year guarding us all [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/31/2006

Tim Carpenter
Standing guard motorcycle-riding veterans protect, grieving families of the war dead from protesters
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/31/2006



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