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Salina recalls anniversary of shuttered base

It has been 50 years this month since the announcement that Schilling Air Force Base was closing rattled Salina residents.

Military converges on scene of Kansas jet crash

Military personnel are investigating at the site in southeast Kansas where an Oklahoma Air National Guard fighter jet crashed after a midair collision with another one during a training exercise.

200 soldiers from Fort Riley to deploy to Iraq

The Defense Department says about 200 soldiers from the 1st Infantry Division at Fort Riley will deploy to Iraq to advise Iraqi forces confronting Islamic State militants.

American Legion commander, in Lawrence, says VA on the right track

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is on the right track, several months after the revelation that employees at its hospital system sought to cover up the long wait times veterans were facing, the commander of the American Legion said Thursday in Lawrence.

Pictures of Kansans killed in Vietnam sought

The Kansas Press Association is seeking photos of Kansas servicemen killed in Vietnam for a memorial project called "Faces Never Forgotten."

American Legion leader to visit Lawrence chapter

Mike Helm, the National Commander for the American Legion, will appear in front of Lawrence's Dorsey-Liberty Post No. 14 as part of his tour of Kansas.

Army releases possible reductions for Kansas forts

The U.S. Army says budget cuts could mean the loss of thousands of soldiers and employees at Fort Riley and Fort Leavenworth.

Kansas soldier killed in 1952 crash brought home

Services are planned this weekend for a Kansas soldier who was among those killed when a military transport plane crashed into an Alaska mountain more than 60 years ago. Earlier this week, the Department of Defense released the identities of 17 people among the 52 people onboard the C-124 Globemaster, which crashed in 1952. The department was able to identify the victims after the glacier shifted two years ago, releasing the remains.

Pentagon: Benghazi suspect in US custody

A Libyan militant suspected in the deadly Sept. 11, 2012, attack on Americans in Benghazi has been captured and is in U.S. custody, marking the first U.S. apprehension of an alleged perpetrator in the assault that killed U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans.

Moran: Some Kansas vets denied health appointments

Some Kansas veterans can't get medical appointments at U.S. Veterans Affairs facilities and are having scheduled checkups canceled as the dates approach, two members of the state's congressional delegation said Friday after touring the VA medical center in Topeka.

Emma Pogge, WWII Veteran

Emma Pogge, one of the oldest living World War II women veterans, talks about joining the army, playing basketball during her service, meeting her husband and seeing Europe.

War veteran trains for Paralympic Games

Iraq War veteran and purple heart recipient Kortney Clemons talks about how he began running competitively after an improvised explosive device forced his right leg to be amputated while serving in 2005.

U.S. Army Golden Knights parachute in to KC Air Show

In dark and frigid air about 12,500 feet above land, six U.S. Army Golden Knights dove out of an airplane Friday with flames shooting from pyrotechnic packs on their ankles, a night-jump demonstration for VIP onlookers at the Wheeler Downtown Airport in Kansas City, Mo. The Army’s elite parachuting team will perform more jumps Saturday and Sunday at the Kansas City Aviation Expo and Air Show, A seat at the airport provides the best view of the Knights after they jump. Here’s an inside look at what goes on before.

KU's New Director for the Office of Professional Military Graduate Education

Mike Denning, a retired U.S. Marine Corps colonel, talks about taking over as director of KU's Office of Professional Military Graduate Education.

Veterans Day celebration at the American Legion Post

Events were held at the American Legion Post on W. Sixth Street to celebrate 2010 Veterans Day.

U.S. Marine Corps celebrates 235th birthday

Lawrence residents, marines and veterans celebrate the 235th birthday of the U.S. Marine Corps Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010 at the Dole Center of Politics.

Military vehicles on display at conference in Topeka

The Military Vehicle Presentation Association is putting tanks, jeeps and other military vehicles on display for the public this week.

Local residents celebrate Memorial Day

Various veteran and military groups gathered in Lawrence Monday to help celebrate Memorial Day. Former soldiers and friends and family of the fallen gathered to remember the services and lives of those who served their country.

VFW members honor fallen friends

Veterans of Foreign Wars members got an early start to their Memorial Day Monday. Members installed flags and distributed wreaths.

VFW searching for youthful members

The VFW in Lawrence has been helping soldiers from overseas readjust to life outside the military. Current members are hoping young new members will help continue the process.