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Armed Forces-- 2007 Session - June-December, 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 ARMED FORCES, June through December, 2007.

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Author of article (if any is present)
Title of Article
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ARTICLES ON ARMED FORCES, 2007 INTERIM - June through December, 2007

Dave Helling
VFW changes its position on reservist who protested
Kansas City Star, 6/2/2007 [Newsbank article]

Tim Potter
Parents at war fear losing kids
Wichita Eagle, 6/2/2007 [Newsbank article]

Jesse Fray
Marchers protest Iraq war, military recruiters
Lawrence Journal World, 6/3/2007

Steve Everly
Marine vows to speak out
Kansas City Star, 6/4/2007 [Newsbank article]
Randy Scholfield
Stress vets deserve better care
Wichita Eagle, 6/4/2007 [Newsbank article]
Rhonda Holman
Overlay McConnell needs protected district
Wichita Eagle, 6/5/2007 [Newsbank article]
Alan Bavley
Kansas sergeant finally receives needed surgery
Kansas City Star, 6/7/2007 [Newsbank article]
Claire Engelken
Kansas 18th in Guard deaths
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/8/2007
Jesse Fray
National Guard unit returns with emotional reunions
Lawrence Journal World, 6/10/2007
Bill Blankenship
PBS chronicles Kansas unit
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/11/2007
Dawn Bormann
Post removes Bible study guides
Kansas City Star, 6/14/2007 [Newsbank article]
Beccy Tanner
Every soldier, every veteran honored with a flag
Wichita Eagle, 6/14/2007 [Newsbank article]
Tim Carpenter
Federal funding set for forts' projects
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/15/2007

Adrielle Harvey
Chapter celebrates Army's birthday
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/15/2007

LaKase Perry
Vet enjoys sporting challenge
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/16/2007

Ranking the States Kansas among lowest equipped
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/16/2007
Steve Fry
WWII mystery solved; brother finally home
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/21/2007
James Carlson
Laid to rest
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/23/2007
Tim Carpenter
Care of veterans a focus for Boyda
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/24/2007
Tim Carpenter
Battles being fought at home and abroad
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/25/2007
Amanda O'Toole
Maize soldier treated family, friends alike
Wichita Eagle, 6/27/2007 [Newsbank article]
Tim Potter
A welcome return
Wichita Eagle, 6/30/2007 [Newsbank article]
Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Honored for his bravery
Wichita Eagle, 7/1/2007 [Newsbank article]
Mike Hall
Veterans' cemetery almost full
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/2/2007
Associated Press
Kansas soldier killed in Iraq
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/3/2007
Joe Rodriguez
Soldier's plea: Reflect on the 'art of life'
Wichita Eagle, 7/3/2007 [Newsbank article]
James Carlson
He had just 6 weeks left in Iraq
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/4/2007
Adrielle Harvey
Kansas honored for support of Guard
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/7/2007
George Diepenbrock
Congressman criticizes Iraq war during city visit
Lawrence Journal World, 7/11/2007
Mike Hall
Manhattan now a finalist
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/12/2007
lt. Gen. William Caldwell
An honor to serve at army's gateway to the future
Kansas City Star, 7/12/2007 [Newsbank article]
Jason Gertzen
Effort to win bio lab gears up
Kansas City Star, 7/12/2007 [Newsbank article]
Effort advances [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 7/12/2007
J-W Staff Report
Questions, answers about Kansas' quest for lab
Lawrence Journal World, 7/12/2007
Christine Metz
Manhattan makes cut for national biodefense facility
Lawrence Journal World, 7/12/2007
Rachael Bossow
Leavenworth County passed over for National Bio-and Agro-Defense Facility
Leavenworth Times, 7/12/2007

Christine Metz
Research lab would employ strict security
Lawrence Journal World, 7/13/2007

Nicole Kelley
Leavenworth welcomes new commander with Iraq experience
Lawrence Journal World, 7/13/2007

John Milburn
Caldwell: No quick solution for Iraq
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/13/2007

Rachael Bossow
LCDC discusses NBAF
Leavenworth Times, 7/14/2007

Christien Metz
State faces stiff competition during bid for defense facility
Lawrence Journal World, 7/15/2007

Bill Felber
Meet the competition
Manhattan Mercury, 7/15/2007

Tom Bell
Hard work done, final cut is made [editorial]
Salina Journal, 7/15/2007 [Newsbank article]

Staff and Wire Reports
The ag health corridor
Manhattan Mercury, 7/16/2007 [Newsbank article]

Adrielle Harvey
Moran tours VA center
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/17/2007

Yes, Kansas [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 7/17/2007 [Newsbank article]

Kudos to Kansas in the race for bio lab
Kansas City Star, 7/18/2007 [Newsbank article]

Chris Green
State defense force plan resurfaces
Chanute Tribune, 7/27/2007 [Newsbank article]
Mike Belt
Army shuffle means end of Lawrence unit
Lawrence Journal World, 7/27/2007
Mike Belt
Governor: Flags will fly at half-staff for fallen Kansans
Lawrence Journal World, 7/27/2007

Pat Roberts
Kansas is primed to compete for NBAF
Manhattan Mercury, 7/27-28/2007

Brent D. Wistrom
Dole: Veterans' access to care should be easier
Wichita Eagle, 7/28/2007 [Newsbank article]

Monitor Tiahrt has duty to oversee ATF, data
Wichita Eagle, 7/29/2007 [Newsbank article]
Will Klusener
NBAF task force plans strategy
Manhattan Mercury, 7/29/2007 [Newsbank article]

Military support [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 7/30/2007

The Capital-Journal
Fort Riley soldier held in shooting death
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/31/2007

The Capital-Journal
Boyda defends decision to leave Iraq hearing
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/31/2007
Mike Hall
Change of command his time has come
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/1/2007 [Newsbank article]
Amy Lorentzen
Senator cautionary on Iraq
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/1/2007
James Carlson
Guardsmen to repay part of tornado salary
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/1/2007
Kathy Hanks
Garden City man is killed in Iraq
Hutchinson News, 8/2/2007 [Newsbank article]

Bob Sigman
Kansas in final five [opinion]
Johnson County Sun, 8/2/2007

Tim Carpenter
Afghanistan was next in soldier's service
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/3/2007

Hearings on Iraq does walkout deserve recoil?
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/3/2007
Mike Belt
Lawrence soldier deploys today for third time
Lawrence Journal World, 8/3/2007
Lynn Jenkins
Boyda leaves hearing [letters]
Kansas City Star, 8/4/2007 [Newsbank article]
Scott Rothschild
Comments to play role in location of biodefense lab
Lawrence Journal World, 8/7/2007
Vietnam vets now fight for each other
Lawrence Journal World, 8/13/2007
J-W Editorials

Safe and secure [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 8/14/2007

Kathy Hanks

A widow's wait
Hutchinson News, 8/12/2007 [Newsbank article]

Staff and Wire Reports
K-State makes the cut for research facility
Manhattan Mercury, 8/12/2007 [Newsbank article]
Jim Sullinger
Veterans challenge name for post office
Kansas City Star, 8/18/2007 [Newsbank article]
Julian Ortiz
Guard provides assistance
Garden City Telegram, 8/10/2007
Anthony Hensley
Keep defense work here
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/21/2007 [Newsbank article}
Steve Fry
Members celebrate 25 years in Topeka
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/23/2007
Scott Rothschild
Kansas representatives see need for change
Lawrence Journal World, 8/23/2007
James Carlson
Everything isn't equal in death
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/26/2007 [Newsbank article]
Jon Ruhlen
Soldiers' home is cited for violations
Hutchinson News, 8/26/2007 [Newsbank article]
Angela Kreps
Let's show Manhattan is right site for NBAF
Manhattan Mercury, 8/26/2007

Melissa Treolo
National Guard unit returns to hugs, cheers
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/27/2007

John Milburn
General shares his vision
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/28/2007
Mike Belt
Fort Leavenworth commander outlines objectives
Lawrence Journal World, 8/28/2007
Scott Rothschild
Manhattan biodefense lab draws high levels of support
Lawrence Journal World, 8/29/2007
Will Klusener
Scoping things out
Manhattan Mercury, 8/29/2007 [Newsbank article]
Will Klusener
Worries about NBAF fallout
Manhattan Mercury, 8/29/2007 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Biolab could stay in N.Y.
Lawrence Journal World, 8/30/2007

Steve Fry
Combat aviation brigade deployment with love, support, families say goodbye
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/31/2007
J-W Editorials

Sham competition? [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 9/3/2007

Steve Fry
Marine admits to semper lie
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/8/2007 [Newsbank article]
How money is divided to fight terrorism here
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/11/2007
James Carlson
9/11 Anniversary State's security dollars rapidly diminishing
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/11/2007
Mike Hall
Four killed this month
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/11/2007
The Capital-Journal
Iraq war veteran succumbs to cancer
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/13/2007
Associated Press
Fort Riley loses two more personnel
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/13/2007
The Capital-Journal
Guard unit to return
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/13/2007
Eric Sorrentino
Patriot Guard welcomes Marine home
Lawrence Journal World, 9/13/2007
Peter Slevin
As casualties rise, so do Kansans' doubts
Lawrence Journal World, 9/13/2007
Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Homeland security low priority [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/14/2007

Tim Hrenchir
No guns, but roses
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/15/2007 [Newsbank article]
David Klepper
At Fort Riley, it's 'boom time'
Kansas City Star, 9/15/2007 [Newsbank article]

Karrey Britt
State National Guard soldiers return from Iraq to open arms
Lawrence Journal World, 9/15/2007

James Carlson
Soldier's death remains a mystery
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/16/2007

Scott Canon
Not just duty, but a way off reservation
Kansas City Star, 9/16/2007

Lee Hill Kavanaugh
Honored resting place now has its full roster of heroes
Kansas City Star, 9/21/2007

Sam Hananel
Veterans cemetery sought
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/21/2007
John Milburn
Military can't find officer
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/23/2007

John Milburn
Searing memories of war
Wichita Eagle, 9/25/2007 [Newsbank article]

John Milburn
Atheist soldier who filed suit corrects name of officer
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/26/2007

Mark Fagan
Leaders back Manhattan as home for defense lab
Lawrence Journal World, 9/29/2007
Scott Rothschild
Lawmakers consider creating State Guard
Lawrence Journal World, 9/29/2007
Staff and Wire Reports
War in Iraq Fort Riley soldier dies
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/2/2007
Sam Hananel
Fort Riley cemetery to receive funding
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/4/2007



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