Thousands of tombstones at Fort Riley are being straightened and aligned as part of a $500,000 grant from Arlington Cemetery. About 3,000 soldiers and their spouses are buried at the Fort Riley Post Cemetery, which is considered part of the national cemetery system overseen by Arlington. Many of the tombstones date back to the mid-1800s. (Video by Bo Rader / The Wichita Eagle) brader@wichitaeagle.com
Thousands of tombstones at Fort Riley are being straightened and aligned as part of a $500,000 grant from Arlington Cemetery. About 3,000 soldiers and their spouses are buried at the Fort Riley Post Cemetery, which is considered part of the national cemetery system overseen by Arlington. Many of the tombstones date back to the mid-1800s. (Video by Bo Rader / The Wichita Eagle) brader@wichitaeagle.com

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Even in death, soldiers ‘will never be left behind’

May 29, 2017 7:00 AM

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