Thank You For Your Service follows some of those same soldiers home to Fort Riley, Kansas.
See that white blot, far out to the east, rising in the evening mirage,—it must be Fort Riley!
Fort Riley is about ten miles from Manhattan, at the forks of the Kaw.
Present plans also include an increase in the number of soldiers stationed at Fort Riley to 3,000.
I went to Fort Riley the 1st day of October 1883, and stayed there three weeks.
There was very little hunting about Fort Riley in the winter.
The troops that I had ordered to march from Fort Riley refused to march in the winter.
The Fort Riley troops are always called on when there is trouble in the West.
Fort Riley is an interesting spot for civilian and soldier alike.
They had heard good reports of the region lying westward of Manhattan and Fort Riley.