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Section 1Top TabletUnited States ArmyThe Chief of StaffOctober 27, 2000The Junction City - Fort Riley Community and the Buffalo Soldiers I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the Junction City-Fort Riley community and the Buffal…
South SideBrevet MajorE.A. OGDENAssistant Quartermasterdied at Fort RileyAug. 3d 1855Aged 44 years I heard a voice from heavensaying unto me, Write, Blessedare the dead which die in the Lordfrom henceforth; yea saith theSpirit, that they may re…
Named in honor of Private Robert T. Henry, 16th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division, posthumously awarded the MEDAL OF HONOR for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity above and beyond the call of duty in action at Luchen, Germany 3 December 1944. Dedi…
TopDedicated to all men and women wounded in all our wars Middle rightMy stone is red for the blood they shed. the medal I bear is my country's way to show they care. If I could be seen by all mankind maybe peace will come in my lifetime. Ba…
AmericanWar MotherstoGeary CountyWorld WarVeterans
Left tabletIn God We Trust In Memoryofthe soldiers and sailors of1861-1865who inspired by patriotismfreely offered their livesfor the maintenance ofan undivided country. Right tablet1861-1865Total Enlistment2,778,304Killed in Battle67,050Die…
Between 1846 and 1869, thousands of Mormon immigrants traversed the Great Plains enroute to sanctuary in the Great Basin of the Rocky Mountains. The main route ran through Nebraska, paralleling the Platte River. A cholera epidemic in the fall o…
Both TowersIn honor of those who mobilized and deployed through Fort Riley who dies in support of the Global War on Terrorism
By capturing bridge at Remagen on March 7, 1945 became first allied troops to cross the Rhine. Campaigns: Ardennes · Rhineland · Central Europe
Dedicated to the Third Armored Field Artillery Battalion whose members fought with valor and distinction in the Rhineland, Ardennes and Central Europe campaigns of World War II receiving a Presidential Unit Citation for sustained artillery fire, r…