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Armed Forces

2008 Session - January through May, 2008

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, January through May, 2008.

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, 2008


Barbara Hollingsworth
Guardsman publishes war-zone writings
Hutchinson News, 1/7/2008


John Milburn
House military construction chairman visiting Kansas posts
Hutchinson News, 1/15/2008 [Newsbank article]


John Milburn
US House military construction chairman visiting Kansas posts
Lawrence Journal World, 1/15/2008


James Carlson
Valor in flight
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/23/2008 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Ft. Riley's Nagl to retire move to think tank
Wichita Eagle, 1/26/2008 [Newsbank article]


Wichita Eagle
Troops' custody struggles inspire bill
Kansas City Star, 1/27/2008


Associated Press
Kansas pilot honored for valor in Iraq
Winfield Daily Courier, 1/23/2008


Tim Carpenter
Military parents' custody a battle
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/24/2008


Jeannine Koranda
Soldiers' custody battles drive bill
Wichita Eagle, 1/24/2008 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Gardner helicopter pilot honored for valor in Iraq
Wichita Eagle, 1/24/2008 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Guard issues a call for arms
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/1/2008 [Newsbank article]


Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Custody issues one less battle [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/1/2008


Jeannine Koranda
Maintaining custody rights of soldiers gets initial approval
Wichita Eagle, 2/14/2008 [Newsbank article]


Dawn Bormann
Schooling planned for wounded troops
Kansas City Star, 2/7/2008


Jonathan Kealing
KU to offer program for war wounded
Lawrence Journal World, 2/7/2008


Molly McMillin
Tanker ruling due
Wichita Eagle, 2/23/2008 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Under the gun
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/25/2008


Michael Hooper
Homes, lots ready, but are unsold
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/25/2008


Associated Press
Guard may move choppers to Wichita
Chanute Tribune, 2/28/2008


Taylor Atkins
Guard may shift Forbes copters
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/28/2008


Michael Hooper
Developers want help with costs
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/2/2008


John Milburn
Soldier refiles religious lawsuit
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/6/2008


Angela Deines
New commander takes charge of 190th
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/9/2008


Fred Mann
Scenes from Iraq play out again in Kansas veterans' hearts, minds
Wichita Eagle, 3/16/2008 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
House budget deletes veterans' group funds
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/21/2008


John Hanna
House passes budget without money for veterans commission
Lawrence Journal World, 3/21/2008


John Hanna
House passes budget with no money for vets
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/21/2008


Veterans commission left out of state budget
Emporia Gazette, 3/22-23/2008


John Hanna
Budget gives no funds for veterans agency
Hutchinson News, 3/21/2008 [Newsbank article]


John Milburn
Idled Forbes tankers retiring
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/27/2008


Tim Unruh
Start of 'Crisis City' attracts officials
Salina Journal, 3/26/2008


John Milburn
Governor, Guard tout training facilities
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/29/2008


John Milburn
Sebelius, Guard tout expanded training facilities
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/29/2008


Darrin Stineman
Crisis City
Salina Journal, 3/29/2008 [Newsbank article]


John Milburn
Governor and Guard tout training facility
Iola Register, 3/29/2008


Associated Press
Sebelius signs 'Gold Star' plate bill
Wichita Eagle, 4/9/2008 [Newsbank article]


James Carlson
License plate to mark loss
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/9/2008


Tim Carpenter
Delegation reacts to Gen. Petraeus
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/10/2008


Mike Hall
His war is over, but not battle
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/11/2008


Julie K. Buzbee
Guard handled disaster
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/13/2008


Mike Hall
Fallen troops will be honored
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/13/2008 [Newsbank article]


John Milburn
Ky., Kan. sign compact to help military kids
Hutchinson News, 4/15/2008


John Milburn
Pact would aid military families
Wichita Eagle, 4/15/2008 [Newsbank article]


Mary Clarkin
Willing to serve, not able to vote-out-of-state military personal decry limits on absentee ballots
Hutchinson News, 4/20/2008


Mike Hall
Situation resolved
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/22/2008 [Newsbank article]


Capital-Journal Editorial Board
R&R earned [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/22/2008


Mike Hall
Veterans' memorial campaign to begin
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/1/2008


Dion Lefler
Funds scant for disabled services
Wichita Eagle, 5/7/2008 [Newsbank article]


Fort Riley housing gets updated
Wichita Eagle, 5/9/2008 [Newsbank article]


Kirsten Scharnberg
Army looks at how time in combat hits families
Wichita Eagle, 5/11/2008 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
House OKs Army hospital
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/16/2008


Associated Press
Fort Riley House approves hospital funding
Lawrence Journal World, 5/16/2008

John Milburn
Boyda calls for GI Bill reforms
Lawrence Journal World, 5/20/2008


Tim Carpenter
Veteran makes case for GI Bill reform
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/20/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Vet, Boyda speak out for new GI bill
Hutchinson News, 5/20/2008 [Newsbank article]


Paying a debt [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 5/20/2008 [Newsbank article]

Capital-Journal Editorial Board
The reading paying tribute [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/24/2008


Bill Blankenship
Kansan served God, country
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/26/2008

Associated Press
Veteran health becoming an issue
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/27/2008


John Milburn
State turns eye to vets' mental health
Hutchinson News, 5/27/2008 [Newsbank article]

Mike Hall
Aging refueler to begin final flight
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/28/2008


Associated Press
Veterans' mental health a concern of state, lawmakers
Wichita Eagle, 5/30/2008 [Newsbank article]


Editorial Board
Serving those who serve [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 5/31/2008 [Newsbank article]

Nikki Patrick
The honor is his
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 5/26/2008