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Armed Forces-- 2007 Session - Jan-May, 2007

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, January through May, 2007.

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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, January through May, 2007

John Milburn
Army says 1.5 million copies of military doctrine downloaded
Lawrence Journal World, 1/6/2007

Jonathan Kealing
Guard stretched thin by outages
Lawrence Journal World, 1/6/2007

Mike Belt
Kansans have mixed feelings about increase
Lawrence Journal World, 1/11/2007

Robert Burns
Fort Riley troops to deploy earlier
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/11/2007

Fred Mann
Bush plan for Iraq will affect Kansans, Guard troops
Wichita Eagle, 1/11/2007 [Newsbank article]

Anna Staatz
Brigade is training to ultimately serve in war on terror
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/12/2007

George Diepenbrock
Lawrence activists protest troop surge
Lawrence Journal World, 1/12/2007
Anna Staatz
Aerial brigade costs about half a billion dollars
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/12/2007

Mike Hall
Combat team to leave for Iraq three days early
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/12/2007

John Milburn
Iraq tour extended for Wichita-based Guard battalion
Wichita Eagle, 1/13/2007 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Kansas Guard unit will stay in Iraq longer
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/13/2007

Anna Staatz
Homeland security spurs new committee
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/14/2007

John Taylor
Kansas begins push for national biodefense facility
Lawrence Journal World, 1/18/2007

Associated Press
Kansas to push for national biodefense plant
Winfield Daily Courier, 1/18/2007

Scott Rothschild
Leaders show bioscience support
Lawrence Journal World, 1/19/2007

John Milburn
Kansas unit to join Iraq surge
Wichita Eagle, 1/19/2007 [Newsbank article]

J-W Editorials

All-out effort [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 1/19/2007

John Milburn
Brigade to leave for Iraq as part of national surge
Lawrence Journal World, 1/21/2007

James Carlson
Families say they expected benefits
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/22/2007

James Carlson
VA director lauds new program
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/23/2007

Mike Belt
VA clinic earns congressional salute
Lawrence Journal World, 1/23/2007

Michael Hooper
Army town going boom
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/25/2007

Laura Bauer
Oldest ex-Marine dies Albert 'Jud' Wagner, who served in World War I, was 107
Wichita Eagle, 1/25/2007 [Newsbank article]

Anna Staatz
Fort Riley brigade is being deployed as part of President Bush's troop buildup
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/26/2007

John Milburn
Iraq's army general observes training at Fort Riley
Wichita Eagle, 1/27/2007 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Lawmakers disagree with troop increase
Lawrence Journal World, 1/27/2007

Capital-Journal Editorial Board

New deployment the real goal [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/29/2007

Jonathan Kealing
Guard revamp puts battalion's colors on hold
Lawrence Journal World, 1/29/2007

Dion Lefler
Legislature may weigh in on Iraq
Wichita Eagle, 1/30/2007 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Kansas National Guard unit gets deactivatd
Hutchinson News, 1/30/2007 [Newsbank article]

Randy Scholfield
Hardship Iraq troop surge hits state readiness
Wichita Eagle, 1/31/2007 [Newsbank article]


Kansas Guard names new commanders
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/31/2007

Sam Hananel
GOP says cuts threaten Kansas military bases
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/1/2007

Iraq war debate hitting home
Wichita Eagle, 2/1/2007 [Newsbank article]

Sam Hananel
Cuts possible for state military
Hutchinson News, 2/1/2007 [Newsbank article]

Jim Sullinger and David Klepper
Troop surge a Kansas issue
Kansas City Star, 2/2/2007 [Newsbank article]

Jim Sullinger and David Klepper
'Betts' resolution on Iraq gets hearing
Wichita Eagle, 2/2/2007 [Newsbank article]
John Milburn
Fort Riley deals with possible loss of funds
Wichita Eagle, 2/2/2007 [Newsbank article]
David H. Petraeus
Thank you, Leavenworth and KC, my neighbors
Kansas City Star, 2/2/2007 [Newsbank article]

John Milburn
Fort Riley leader takes cut in stride
Lawrence Journal World, 2/2/2007

Kathleen Sebelius
Hardship pay for Guard
Iola Register, 2/1/2007
James Carlson
Paralyzed vet implores senators
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/2/2007

Bobbi Mlynar
Shadowing a Senator
Emporia Gazette, 2/2/2007 [Newsbank article]

Special to the Times
Kansas National Guard soldiers ordered to stay in Iraq
Leavenworth Times, 2/2/2007
Kathleen Sebelius
Nation must respect Guard's service
Chanute Tribune, 2/2/2007 [Newsbank article]

John Milburn
General prepares to lead Iraq war
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/3/2007


Funding decision not made
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/3/2007

Lindsey Geisler
Guard members return from border
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/4/2007

Mike Belt
National Guard leaders support troop surge
Lawrence Journal World, 2/4/2007

Michael Poage
Message is a start [letter to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 2/4/2007 [Newsbank article]
Mike Belt
Study: State's emergency equipment low
Lawrence Journal World, 2/4/2007

Scott Sims
Lucky to be alive, Hicks honored
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 2/4/2007

David Klepper and Jim Sullinger
Bill revived to protect funerals of soldiers
Kansas City Star, 2/5/2007 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Army has plan for perfect vision
Lawrence Journal World, 2/6/2007

Associated Press
Free laser eye surgery program reaches Fort Riley
Wichita Eagle, 2/6/2007 [Newsbank article]
Michael Hooper
VA call center hung up on hiring freeze
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/6/2007

Laura Bauer and Alan Bavley
Laser a weapon against poor vision
Kansas City Star, 2/7/2007 [Newsbank article]

Joe Rodriguez
Mobile terror fighter
Wichita Eagle, 2/7/2007 [Newsbank article]

Mike Burley
Military appreciation day
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/8/2007
Phil Anderson
Roberts fights for military funds
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/8/2007
David Goldstein
Roberts, Sebelius push for base funding
Wichita Eagle, 2/8/2007 [Newsbank article]

Sam Hananel
Pat Roberts urges Senate to restore military funding
Hutchinson News, 2/8/2007 [Newsbank article]

Mike Heronemus
Senate urged to restore funds
Junction City Daily Union, 2/8/2007
John Milburn
Fort Riley soldiers head to Iraq in surge
Hutchinson News, 2/9/2007 [Newsbank article]
John Milburn
Fort Riley troops prepare to deploy getting ready for duty in Iraq
Wichita Eagle, 2/10/2007 [Newsbank article]
Mike Belt
Kansas colonel says tough road ahead for new leader
Lawrence Journal World, 2/11/2007
Fort construction cutting off nose [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/11/2007

Ralph Ostmeyer
Veterans a key to society
Hays Daily News, 2/11/2007

Deb Gruver
Buildup delays Kansas brothers' return home
Wichita Eagle, 2/12/2007 [Newsbank article]


Forbes rose from ashes in '73
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/13/2007

Michael Hooper
Fort Riley military 'buildup' in need of builders
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/16/2007

Sam Hananel
Kansas lawmakers split on resolution
Lawrence Journal World, 2/17/2007

Associated Press
Guard unit set to change commanders
Hutchinson News, 2/17/2007 [Newsbank article]

Steve Fry
Veteran never forgot 'Frankfort boys'
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/18/2007

Hurst Laviana
Decorated Wichita Guardsman dies in Iraq
Wichita Eagle, 2/23/2007 [Newsbank article]

Tully Corcoran
Refueling wing to celebrate 50 years
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/23/2007
Anna Staatz
Fort Riley goodbye, the Army way
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/24/2007

Associated Press
70th Engineer Battalion unit deployed to Afghanistan
Lawrence Journal World, 2/25/2007

Ann Scott Tyson
Shortages threaten Guard's capability
Lawrence Journal World, 3/2/2007
Military briefs Governor: War leaves state vulnerable
Leavenworth Times, 3/3/2007
John Green
Area clinic would stop most veterans from having to take the long road to care
Hutchinson News, 3/3/2007 [Newsbank article]
Anna Staatz
Heavy metal fortifies brigade
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/3/2007 [Newsbank article]
Sarah Kessinger
Gov. Sebelius visits injured guardsman
Hutchinson News, 3/3/2007 [Newsbank article]

Anna Staatz
Special troop training to move
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/8/2007


General takes command of Air Guard
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/9/2007

Associated Press
Program to train security advisers is leaving Fort Riley
Wichita Eagle, 3/9/2007 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Fort Riley to lose training advising
Lawrence Journal World, 3/9/2007

Walter Reed visit
Wichita Eagle, 3/10/2007

Briefs Brig. Gen. Edward Flora
Leavenworth Times, 3/10/2007

Jan Biles
Guard, reservists eligible for help
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/11/2007

Kansas military deaths Iraq war
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/11/2007

Eber Phelps
Vet bills a highlight of 2007 session
Hays Daily News, 3/11/2007

James Carlson
House panel to discuss military death benefits
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/12/2007

Taylor Atkins
Topeka man will 'walk the mat'
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/12/2007

Tim Carpenter
General wants to eliminate disparity
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/13/2007

John Hagler
Treat us vets [letter to the editor]
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/13/2007

John Milburn
Fort Riley gives glimpse into hospital
Lawrence Journal World, 3/14/2007

John Milburn
Hospital hosts tour in wake of Walter Reed woes
Lawrence Journal World, 3/14/2007

John Milburn
Fort Riley Walter Reed woes prompt hospital tour
Hutchinson News, 3/14/2007 [Newsbank article]

Anna Staatz
National Guardsman gets service award
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/15/2007

Anna Staatz
Hiring practices for vets at issue
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/15/2007

The News Staff
Moran bill seeks closer VA care for rural vets
Hutchinson News, 3/17/2007 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
Millions freed up for forts
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/17/2007
Our fallen
Hutchinson News, 3/17/2007

Associated Press
Boyda wants limits on war
Wichita Eagle, 3/17/2007 [Newsbank article]

Scott Canon
Army town's residents cope as best they can
Kansas City Star, 3/18/2007

Vicki Estes
U.S. veterans deserve better than they're getting
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/18/2007

Steve Fry
Ex-Topekan's army future is uncertain
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/19/2007

James Carlson
Guard mulling coverage options
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/21/2007

Daniel W. Miller
Veterans' preference [letter to the editor]
Leavenworth Times, 3/21/2007

Associated Press
Kansas Army National Guard trying to get life insurance
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/22/2007

Associated Press
Kansas guard seeking insurance
Junction City Daily Union, 3/22/2007

Sebelius asks aid for Guard
Johnson County Sun, 3/22/2007

Associated Press
Woman makes National Guard history
Kansas City Star, 3/22/2007 [Newsbank article]

Topeka Capital Journal, 3/22/2007

Associated Press
Kansas Air Guard gets first female general
Wichita Eagle, 3/22/2007 [Newsbank article]

Dennis Sharkey
New version of veterans' preference bill passes committee
Leavenworth Times, 3/23/2007

Sam Hananel
Kansas senators blast bill that includes BRAC funding
Lawrence Journal World, 3/23/2007

Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Veterans benefits cost of war [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/23/2007

Kathy Hanks
Spc. Matthew G. Sloan receives purple heart
Hutchinson News, 3/25/2007 [Newsbank article]

Kathy Hanks
Soldier's got heart
Hutchinson News, 3/25/2007 [Newsbank article]

BRAC funding money is there [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/25/2007

John Milburn
House armed services members tour Fort Riley
Hutchinson News, 3/27/2007 [Newsbank article]

John Milburn
Members of Congress assess Fort Riley's training program
Lawrence Journal World, 3/27/2007

Anna Staatz
Members of congress tour Fort Riley base
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/27/2007

Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Kansas National Guard the real issue [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/28/2007

Anna Staatz
House approves veterans preference
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/29/2007
Tim Unruh
Vet gets state tribute
Salina Journal, 3/30/2007

Where she ought to be
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/3/2007

Associated Press
Fort Riley soldiers at vanguard of troop surge
Lawrence Journal World, 4/3/2007

Tim Carpenter
First of her kind
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/4/2007 [Newsbank article]

Special to The Kansan
Kansas Speedway presents tickets to Kansas National Guard
Kansas City Kansan, 4/5/2007

Special to the Courier
Trimmer introduces resolution to recognize former soldiers
Winfield Daily Courier, 4/5/2007

Associated Press
Kansas National Guard unit heading back to Kosovo
Hutchinson News, 4/6/2007
Associated Press
Guard unit heading back to Kosovo
Lawrence Journal World, 4/6/2007

John Milburn
Soldiers lead boom in housing, growth
Hutchinson News, 4/6/2007

Associated Press
Kansas Guard unit to redeploy to Kosovo
Wichita Eagle, 4/6/2007 [Newsbank article]

John Milburn
Soldiers lead economic spark near Fort Riley
Hutchinson News, 4/9/2007 [Newsbank article]

John Milburn
Troops surge to Fort Riley
Wichita Eagle, 4/9/2007 [Newsbank article]

John Milburn
Kansas Guard leader says conflict to last 'long time'
Lawrence Journal World, 4/10/2007

John Milburn
Adjutant general says Iraq to be part of Kansas Guard equation for years
Kansas City Kansan, 4/11/2007

Scott Rothschild
Sebelius says Iraq exit strategy needed
Lawrence Journal World, 4/13/2007

Associated Press
Plan adds Guard training sites
Wichita Eagle, 4/14/2007 [Newsbank article]

David Klepper
Sebelius says war saps Guard strength at home
Kansas City Star, 4/14/2007 [Newsbank article]

John Milburn
Guard, Sebelius propose regional training centers
Lawrence Journal World, 4/14/2007
John Milburn
Guard training centers sought
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/14/2007

Wire Reports
Guard, Sebelius propose regional training centers
Hutchinson News, 4/14/2007

Tim Unruh
Kansas Guard proposes Salina hub
Salina Journal, 4/14/2007

Steve Vockrodt
Rally steps up climate awareness
Lawrence Journal World, 4/15/2007

Hope Yen
Red tape greets injured soldiers
Lawrence Journal World, 4/15/2007

John Milburn
Another brigade preps for deployment
Hutchinson News, 4/18/2007 [Newsbank article]

John Milburn
Fort Riley brigade prepares for combat
Lawrence Journal World, 4/19/2007

John Milburn
Aerial vehicle being tested in Kansas for military use
Lawrence Journal World, 4/19/2007




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