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Armed Forces

2009 Session - January through May, 2009

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, 2009.

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, 2009

David Twiddy
City of Iola sued over guardsman
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/1/2009

Associated Press
Feds sue Iola on behalf of reservist
Wichita Eagle, 1/1/2009 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
Gitmo's future draws debate
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/8/2009

John Milburn
House panel shuts out Kansas
Wichita Eagle, 1/13/2009 [Newsbank article]

Chandra Stauffer
Fort Riley color guard bound for Obama parade
Wichita Eagle, 1/13/2009 [Newsbank article]

Russ Morgan
Emporian presents braille flag for the Kansas Statehouse
Emporia Gazette, 1/27/2009

Patrick S. Kelley
Resolved: He did well [editorial]
Emporia Gazette, 2/2/2009

Will Klusener
Proposal has Fort Riley area uncertain
Manhattan Mercury, 2/8/2009 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Kansas Guard discharges lesbian
Wichita Eagle, 2/9/2009 [Newsbank article]

Will Klusener
Armbrust: House bill not a worry
Manhattan Mercury, 2/9/2009

Associated Press
Kansas Army National Guard discharges first gay soldier
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/9/2009

Ben Wearing
It's past time to do what's right [editorial]
Salina Journal, 2/11/2009

Eric Swanson
Crunch leads to closing of building at Fort Dodge
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/24/2009

Staff Reports
Group will look at bill revision
Manhattan Mercury, 2/24/2009 [Newsbank article]

Reconciling the irreconcilable? [editorial]
Manhattan Mercury, 2/26/2009 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Army closes ammo plant in Parsons
Wichita Eagle, 3/5/2009 [Newsbank article]

Military duty called to serve [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/5/2009

Mike Heronemus
Working group hashing out encroachment bill
Junction City Daily Union, 3/6/2009

Rewriting the bill
Junction City Daily Union, 3/6/2009

Fred Mann
To honor gold star families
Wichita Eagle, 3/9/2009 [Newsbank article]

The Manhattan Mercury
Banning development near Fort Riley could stymie area [editorial]
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/10/2009

Rick Plumlee
Kansas Guard to go on ag mission
Wichita Eagle, 3/16/2009

War on terror vital mission [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/16/2009

Patrice Holderbach
Sloan: Move on HB2169
Manhattan Mercury, 3/16/2009 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Flag law passed
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/24/2009

KVH to host meeting of Kansas Commission of Veterans Affairs
Winfield Daily Courier, 4/15/2009

Tim Unruh
On guard
Salina Journal, 4/18/2009 [Newsbank article]

Roy Graber
Vets commission pondering impact of omnibus bill
Winfield Daily Courier, 4/18/2009

Ann Marie Bush
Flags to fly at half-staff for fallen local soldier
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/24/2009

John Milburn
Soldier latest swine flu case
Lawrence Journal World, 5/13/2009

John Milburn
Soldier tells Oprah his story
Salina Journal, 5/16/2009

Phil Anderson
Services to mark Memorial Day
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/24/2009

Associated Press
Army Reserve to start unit in Wichita
Lawrence Journal World, 5/28/2009




Legislative Reference Section
300 SW 10th, Capitol Building, Room 169-W
Topeka, KS 66612

Kim Harp
Legislative Reference Librarian
Email: kim.harp@library.ks.gov

Cindy Roupe
Director of Public Services
Email: cindy.roupe@library.ks.gov

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