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Fort Riley To Emphasize Reveille And Retreat

KSAL StaffDecember 5, 2013

Leaders at Fort Riley are putting a new emphasis on observing the old traditions of reveille and retreat on the northeast Kansas Army post.

Bugles are sounded with the music twice a day — reveille at 6:30 a.m. to signal the official start of the duty day, and retreat at 5 p.m. to signal the day’s end.

Fort Riley commander Maj. Gen. Paul Funk and 1st Infantry Division Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Grinston decided recently to increase emphasis on traditional military customs.

The decision has implications for soldiers and civilians on the post. When the bugles are heard, uniformed military personnel are expected to face the flag and salute. Civilians are encouraged to stand and place their hands over their hearts.

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