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The 1st Infantry Division is the @USArmy's most historic division. No Mission Too Difficult, No Sacrifice Too Great — DUTY FIRST!

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The @USArmy accelerated his departure to enable his assumption of command of the U.S. Army’s Vth Corps based at For… https://t.co/yNQetmWIB9Yesterday, MG Kolasheski relinquished command of @1stInfantryDivision & @FortRiley. Brig. Gen Thomas O’Connor, Jr.… https://t.co/EMoxAMlwjk @MortgageBoston We can ask. But for tonight, plan another safe option. 😎😉 https://t.co/uhJsFZMVOz
8/2
2020
Going out tonight? These #BigRedOne Soldiers planned their ride home. Be like these #BigRedOne Soldiers.… https://t.co/OAQvxyZoihHey. Spread out. And pull up that mask. Thanks. #DutyFirst #COVID19 https://t.co/OplpGGEUQ9
Retweeted by 1st Infantry Division @PaulFunk2 We couldn't agree more, sir! We also feel like we've seen that D-Day painting before... hmm... @VMayorPhyllis Awesome work to keep our #BigRedOne & #FlintHills community strong! https://t.co/M58kxdcui7
8/1
2020
@TradocDCG Tanks for your service, sir! https://t.co/GSHRCKu3Vz @CAFinUS https://t.co/E2d3fiYANwWherever, whenever the #BigRedOne needs to fight and win our nation's wars, the @USArmy Transportation Corps gets u… https://t.co/3VA3JSl63f @CAFinUS But did you stay spread out? 😎---6'---😎---6'---😎 https://t.co/Q0SOYsCTT6 @18airbornecorps Eh. We have an EVEN BETTER option for @18airbornecorps! https://t.co/sKG5Wuxd3nThe @FightingFirst & Fort Riley are committed to working with our #FlintHills communities and partners to… https://t.co/GX7IcQ1OLa
Retweeted by 1st Infantry Division @ChuckTaberKSU The #BigRedOne and @FortRiley are all in to help our community and institutions keep Every Wildcat a… https://t.co/bVKZfEdbQCHey. Spread out. And pull up that mask. Thanks. #DutyFirst #COVID19 https://t.co/OplpGGEUQ9 @CAFinUS Solid. No argument here. https://t.co/JWVZpTsT7z
7/31
2020
Congratulations to SSG Debra Stokes for being named the @ArmyMateriel's Best Warrior. SSG Stokes represented the… https://t.co/O3Jcqb5lJf
7/20
2020
1 of 38: Good afternoon! This is chapter 4 of our series running this week on the Atomic Army. If you have not rea… https://t.co/J0jcqvwwEh
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7/14
2020
In 1955, the @FightingFirst returned from European occupation duty to a new home--@FortRiley--and a new mission: se… https://t.co/m2LmuMoKwvWhen you hit the gym on @FortRiley you may notice some new BRO inspiration on the walls. We want our Soldiers to be… https://t.co/DoNgMsMk3n
7/13
2020
Before the @FightingFirst was Brave, Responsible, and On Point for our nation, we were STRAC Soldiers of the "Atomi… https://t.co/C9sYpj7kQu
7/11
2020
HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY! The Big Red One wishes everyone a safe and radiant 4th of July weekend while we celebrate t… https://t.co/xrjJ0fTMzi
7/3
2020
Join us in congratulating SPC Gavyn Burns for being the winner of the Soldier Category for the III Corps Best Warri… https://t.co/HWDmXoXp90
7/2
2020
Today we celebrate the endless love and support that Fathers everywhere provide to their loved ones. Happy Father's… https://t.co/1Stx7Ir01l
6/21
2020
#BigRedOne is ready! @16thSma explains the decision and how the #ACFT roll out will work. Time to get after it!… https://t.co/DCBYrr2DwU
6/15
2020
For 245 years, the @USArmy has stood together with America to help save lives and protect our people and our nation… https://t.co/bwFZ7nYIcAThis weekend we mark the 245th Army Birthday! Throughout our Nation's history, the Soldiers, DA Civilians, and Fami… https://t.co/KoWwoIaRmQ
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6/14
2020
#ComingUp Join at @SecArmy Friday at 9 a.m. CDT as the @USArmy commissions its newest leaders. These young women an… https://t.co/cU0rT9US3w
6/12
2020
D-Day - June 6, 1944 WW II Allied forces invaded northern France by means of beach landings. Ray Lambert - combat m… https://t.co/PKF4SNgdCb
Retweeted by 1st Infantry DivisionThe June 6 Coronavirus Information Commander's FAQ includes updates on: * access control updates * increased slot… https://t.co/EYJXQiddL3Forward the Big Red One https://t.co/ZAAz085YAW
Retweeted by 1st Infantry DivisionEnsemble Nous Nous Souvenons--Together We Remember: Although no ceremonies will take place this year due to COVID-1… https://t.co/UonVobZFCK
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6/7
2020
"It was hell on earth....I don't think anyone can really describe it." Big Red One Soldier and WWII Veteran John… https://t.co/S5UPWq24CG @TrooperBenKHP Here's another Kansan and @FightingFirst hero from D-Day: originally from Junction City, Walter Ehle… https://t.co/f4V02Kh5fa @TrooperBenKHP Thanks for sharing, @TrooperBenKHP! This famous photo is known as "Into the Jaws of Death," and was… https://t.co/rymN5kQgBbOn this day we reflect on the 76th Anniversary of D-Day with a poem 4th Grader Michael Steves wrote about WWII Meda… https://t.co/oUkSrSbT8w
6/6
2020
"Everybody thinks when you go to die, you pray to God. But when you’re about to die, the only word that comes out o… https://t.co/TAGGJz2WCX
6/5
2020
The @FightingFirst would like to wish WWII Veteran Frank Devita a Happy 95th Birthday! Frank is a Coast Guard D-Day… https://t.co/5ucQP7Ws7T
6/4
2020
For more than two years, we've been honored to serve with @USArmyEurope, training and partnering with our allies &… https://t.co/RWnI4oNApK
5/31
2020
On this Memorial Day, we pause to honor and remember those brave men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice and… https://t.co/FdElLxrnQ6
5/25
2020
@ArmyChiefStaff Easy question, @ArmyChiefStaff! Tankers from the #BigRedOne, the @USArmy's most historic division!… https://t.co/6wN4tysQTc
5/22
2020
@tweetdeck @FightingFirst welcomed new Soldiers to our ranks recently with a Patching Ceremony and @BigRedOne certi… https://t.co/pukOYdP24GNew Soldiers arrived recently @FightingFirst and @FortRiley, Kansas to start a new chapter of the #BigRedOne durin… https://t.co/RLYo5rFK32
5/15
2020
Today is the 75th Anniversary of Victory in Europe, V-E Day, marking the end of WWII in Europe. The @FightingFirst'… https://t.co/JHQ6skgnWD
5/8
2020
Good afternoon, @FightingFirst and @FortRiley! Today's FAQ includes updates coordinating with @GovLauraKelly's Plan… https://t.co/9scKF1Ttd8
5/2
2020
Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country. John F. Kennedy. The answer is simple: Stay Home!
4/13
2020
To help answer any questions on what you can and can't wear as a face covering while in uniform, here are some guid… https://t.co/HgGCBoZXTx
4/9
2020
@VMayorPhyllis Awesome work, Phyllis!!! #JCstrong #DutyFirst
4/6
2020
Everyone needs to do their part to help stop the spread of #COVID19. It is mandatory to wash your hands before ent… https://t.co/jXb6Fge1NVMARCH 30 UPDATE! Today's FAQ includes the CG's Stay Home General Order, Kansas Stay-at-Home Order, Fort Riley Acces… https://t.co/69egGV058o
3/31
2020
We will prevail!! #DutyFirst #TeamRiley #COVID19If you see an act of non-compliance, politely and quickly take action. If you have a Soldier that is feeling sick o… https://t.co/qSGEAA6WraFROM THE COMMANDING GENERAL: (1) Protect the Force; (2) Prevent the Spread; (3)Preserve Mission Essential Readiness… https://t.co/BmjTmGKt7m
3/30
2020
@Sunshin19962036 @FORSCOM @USArmy @FortRiley Learn about CDC guidelines for mask wear here: https://t.co/BJP1M9sepy @broadcastmike @DaggerBDE @1stCAB1ID @1abct1id We are highly skeptical of these results but too focused on maintain… https://t.co/m3DrFJ8n9A @MoWInng @FortRiley Thank you for sharing! The #BigRedOne and @USArmy are grateful for your father's service! #DutyFirst #VietnamVeteransDay @IchHeisseMikey We are grateful for your father's service! Thanks for sharing this great photo! #DutyFirst #VietnamVeteransDay 🇺🇸Fort Riley is making the following changes to access control points: *Monday, 30 March: Trooper Gate hours are 0500… https://t.co/InoYxTBfCJ
3/29
2020
Need to get out of the house? Take a walk on one of @FortRiley's Hiking Trails. Spending time outdoors is an excell… https://t.co/qlBvoWzYWpAs a preventative measure to stop the potential spread of COVID-19, the @FortRiley AAFES Shoppettes installed prote… https://t.co/jFhG2fTI5vIMPORTANT UPDATES! March 27th @FightingFirst & @FortRiley Commander's FAQ includes info on @GearyCountySO_ &… https://t.co/9lX70OBqzu
3/28
2020
For additional information, visit: https://t.co/kOQAUvXkuQ @FightingFirst and @FortRiley leaders are implementing additional measures to prevent the potential spread of COVI… https://t.co/wljYD3WX2S
3/26
2020
UPDATE March 21st--there are no known COVID-19 cases on @FortRiley. If you or a family member is sick, call (785) 2… https://t.co/aOnfsbiwLO
3/21
2020
UPDATE! It's been an unusual week as the @FightingFirst and @FortRiley team implemented precautions to prepare, pro… https://t.co/1ocmTPjprvSave this number! @FightingFirst & @FortRiley may now call Irwin Army Community Hospital's COVID-19 Patient Screen… https://t.co/3nJbfpa6OAAs of today, no known cases of COVID-19 on @FortRiley and base is open. Precautions are in place per @CDCgov and… https://t.co/S6qWYBhyl6Need some help? Soldiers affected by the @DeptofDefense stop movement order on permanent change of duty station (P… https://t.co/ERHilmvFKT
3/20
2020
@FortRiley will hold a virtual town hall on their Facebook page at 5:30 p.m. Fort Riley leaders will be discussing… https://t.co/xd4MnaOWjV
3/18
2020
#BigRedOne and @FortRiley Community: as we continue to adjust to the impacts of #COVID19, we’ve created this produc… https://t.co/x65tdiBlBU
3/17
2020
@FightingFirst Question about COVID-19? Call 1-800-984-8523, @USAPHC for answers! It will be staffed 24/7. 1-800-TR… https://t.co/egg8hi7UuUTo the #BigRedOne & @FortRiley: #COVID19 represents a public health emergency. We're working to prepare and to prev… https://t.co/uUyGm49z8G
3/16
2020
Additional information will be published through the chain of command, Alert email messages and Social Media. Conta… https://t.co/jFHHpFgxEKAll other Fort Riley services and facilities remain open. These decisions are not taken lightly and we apologize fo… https://t.co/P8RQlK5dDs- CDCs: Open to mission essential personnel only. - All child and youth program services temporarily cancelled. -… https://t.co/OZG9WNW249Due to the recent school closings and out of an abundance of caution for force health protection, Fort Riley will t… https://t.co/vE7uhJDg03
3/15
2020
. Practice social distancing (i.e. limit physical contact and maintain minimum six feet of separation). . Increase… https://t.co/VAiSgrjI42. If you or any family members feel sick, stay home or in your barracks, notify leadership, and call 1-800-TRICARE.… https://t.co/Loy9X7tmgm. All personnel who traveled outside the U.S. or have come in contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19… https://t.co/4ewYt4gwjyOut of an abundance of caution, Fort Riley leaders are implementing the following measures to prevent the potential… https://t.co/1UKPRrL7Xn
3/14
2020
@FightingFirst FWD leadership visited Soldiers on a joint base near Volos, Greece. The joint base houses Soldiers… https://t.co/Shoi1L6lJq
2/27
2020
@FightingFirst FWD welcomed Sgt. Major Raymond S. Harris and @HannahThoburn recently to Poznan, Poland. #DutyFirsthttps://t.co/pk2kHnKoSF
2/26
2020
@FightingFirst and Greece performed a joint multinational training exercise recently near Mount Olympus, Greece.… https://t.co/jE3J1T9N15
2/25
2020
Join the @16thSma on the @USArmy Facebook page, Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 1100 EST, for a panel discussion abou… https://t.co/yUQ3nvnivm
1/29
2020
#OnThisDay: 1st Infantry Engineers from the 18th Infantry Regiment lower a small tread-way bridge on the site of a… https://t.co/1P1La6Y2fZ
1/23
2020
#OnThisDay: January 16, 1945, Big Red One Soldiers from C Company, 16th Infantry Regiment outfitted in snow camoufl… https://t.co/GCfAwKZxXx
1/16
2020
#OnThisDay: January 15, 1945, Big Red One Soldiers bring wounded German prisoners to an American Headquarters on a… https://t.co/OUcRHjdFvZ
1/15
2020
#OnThisDay: January 13, 1945, a Big Red One Soldier in a protective snow suit from the 16th Infantry Regiment, adva… https://t.co/93vNcVQ9bl
1/13
2020
#OnThisDay: January 1945 PFC Phillip Graham, PFC William Phillips, and PFC William Berthold (from left to right) ex… https://t.co/CQWEW3VMLk
1/9
2020
#OnThisDay: The 18th Infantry Regiment of the mighty 1st Infantry Division were hit by small arms fire while taking… https://t.co/sWM1kc3xHb
1/6
2019
Frigid temperatures and snow added an additional obstacle for Big Red One Soldiers during the Battle of the Bulge.… https://t.co/2fQnhopf8p
12/26
2019
The Big Red One family wishes you a joyous holiday season and a prosperous New Year! #DutyFirst #Victory https://t.co/JZSgywT55p
12/23
2019
#OnThisDay: December 18, 1944 Big Red One Soldiers from Co. F, 18th Infantry Regiment searched the woods for German… https://t.co/2GYfoq1rj8
12/18
2019
1st Infantry Division infantrymen move up to cut off the German counter-thrust, which threatened Bullingen, Belgium… https://t.co/3ZdWycdHoe
12/17
2019
#OnThisDay 75 years ago the German Army made a surprise attack on the American sector of the Ardennes Forest. This… https://t.co/1ZT1fI13HdFort Riley Museums opened a new Toy Soldier in History exhibit December 13, 2019. The exhibit features minitature t… https://t.co/MSTUMPZPj8
12/16
2019
**UPDATED, as of 12:15 p.m., Dec. 15 ** DUE TO ongoing winter weather: Today's 1st Infantry Division Band Concert a… https://t.co/kwijCE2Vk9
12/15
2019
Our @FightingFirst & @FortRiley @ArmyWP_Football fans are cheering on the Black & Gold in the @ArmyNavyGame. The… https://t.co/UTErOYksRZ“When you watch your contemporaries indulging the urge for material gain, comfort, and personal advancement, your c… https://t.co/WqF8Jr4eei
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12/14
2019

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