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Competing in the 'combatives tournament'
Here are recent headlines about the military in Kansas:Fort Riley ¢ 1st Infantry DivisionCompeting in the 'Combatives Tournament' [(49abcnews.com) A big homecoming for the 300 boys of summer:] Fort Riley - After nearly a year in Iraq, nearly 300 members of the 541st Combat Sustainment Support Battalion are ready to get back to their families and back to life as they knew it. For Jill Phillips and her young son Ryder, it's been a long year without Dad. Sergeant Josh Phillips deployed with his company last fall. "God took care of us, big time - but in the beginning I wasn't sure I was going to make it," said Jill, "my heart is pounding so hard, I'm really excited - I almost can't believe that it's really happening. : http://www.49abcnews.com/news/2007/aug/18/big_homecoming_300_boys_summer/