Foreign Military Officials Visiting Fort Riley
Associated Press - April 29, 2015 6:42 am
Military representatives from more than 30 countries are visiting Fort Riley this week.
The officers will continue their visit Wednesday as a part of the “Spring 2015 Foreign Military Attaché Orientation” event, which will last until Thursday.
The officers will have the opportunity to interact with Fort Riley soldiers and learn about the installation.
The group will tour of the base and visit the 1st Infantry Division headquarters. They will also receive informational briefings and learn about Fort Riley’s mission readiness, sustainability and community partnerships.
Fort Riley was founded in 1853 and is the largest base in the state. It employs more than 25,000 military and civilian workers. About 500 troops from the base are currently deployed to Iraq as a part of the country’s military campaign against ISIS.