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100 years and counting–Part Two

(If you missed it, read Part One here.) As I sit here listening to the artillery, the impact being made by Big Red One soldiers today is not overlooked. Marching on from Desert Storm, the 1st Infantry Division soldiers didn’t take a back seat to the world theatre. October 1995 – 1ID units moved into […]

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100 Years and Counting – Part One

I am a Big Red One Spouse. If you’ve been to any kind of ceremony on Fort Riley in the recent past, you have probably heard something similar to that. This year, the 1st Infantry Division is celebrating its 100 year anniversary and it’s not to be outdone. The official anniversary is June 8th, but […]

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Dear Deployment Gnome

Dear Deployment Gnome, A number of months back you moved in and brought all your mischief and problems with you. At first we struggled and fought and you wore me out – it was nothing but an uphill battle. Then when life continued, you continued to pop up and see how many different bumps you could […]

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