Army http://kmuw.org en Fort Riley To Lose An Infantry Brigade As Army Reduces Its Overall Strength http://kmuw.org/post/fort-riley-lose-infantry-brigade-army-reduces-its-overall-strength <p>The Army says it will eliminate one infantry brigade at Fort Riley.<br><br>Chief of Staff General Raymond Odierno says the 4th Brigade Combat Team of the 1st Infantry Division will be inactivated.<br><br>The move is part of the Army's plans to reduce its overall strength by 80,000 soldiers, down to 490,000.<br><br>The military had already planned the cuts before federal budget reductions were put in place in March.<br><br>Fort Riley is home to nearly 18,000 soldiers and three brigades of the 1st Infantry Division, as well as a combat aviation brigade.<br> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 11:27:20 +0000 Associated Press 19462 at http://kmuw.org CIA Analyst to Speak at WSU http://kmuw.org/post/cia-analyst-speak-wsu <p>A former CIA and Army intelligence officer and adviser to President Reagan and President George H. W. Bush will speak on the WSU campus this evening.</p><p>Ray McGovern served in the CIA in the 1960s where his focus was analysis of Soviet policy toward Vietnam.</p><p>Now he questions the rationales put forward to support the Iraq war, as well as the identification of Iran as a nuclear power threat.</p><p>He also heads the organization &ldquo;Speaking Truth to Power&rdquo; in Washington.</p><p>The WSU Peace and War Group sponsor the lecture, and it is free and open to the public.</p> Wed, 25 Apr 2012 18:15:50 +0000 597 at http://kmuw.org