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Fort to honor fallen soldiers

By The Mercury

The annual 9/11 Commemoration Ceremony will take place at 10 am Wednesday at the Global War on Terrorism monument on Fort Riley’s main post.

Four names will be added to the monument, which honors Fort Riley soldiers who died while serving in Afghanistan and Iraq.

The names being added this year are Capt. James D. Nehl, Staff Sgt. Matthew H. Stiltz, Sgt. Joseph A. Richardson and Sgt. Channing B. Hicks.

Maj. Gen. Paul E. Funk II, commanding general of Fort Riley and the 1st Infantry Division, is scheduled to speak.

The event is open to the public. Military police will direct the public to appropriate parking areas.

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