ESPN profiles connection between Fort Riley, K-State football
Here are recent headlines about the military in Kansas:Fort Riley ¢ 1st Infantry DivisionESPN video: K-State football trains with Fort Riley troops (AP) Immigrants Play Countrymen in Exercises: Army veteran Lee Anderson is putting his military skills to use — as an actor. But you won’t see him in the movies or on TV. He’s role-playing for the Army. During a recent training exercise at Fort Riley in Kansas, Anderson was part of a group pretending to be unhappy Afghan villagers. The idea is to give war-zone bound troops a bit of realism. Anderson says it pays pretty well. He adds it beats his other job of renting mobile homes and moving them around Kansas.(AP) Sacramento soldier killed in Iraq vehicle rollover: A Sacramento family is preparing a final goodbye to Frank Cady the Third after the soldier was killed in Iraq last week. The Defense Department says Cady died of injuries from a vehicle rollover in Baghdad. The 20-year-old was a chemical operations specialist with the First Infantry Division based out of Fort Riley, Kansas.