The Midwest is generally a calm place, but a new museum exhibit in Johnson County is recalling a place that was potentially explosive.
On Friday's Up to Date, we talk about the history and development of the Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant. A former plant manager and the top government official both join us today to give an inside look at what it was like to work there.
Private Bradley Manning, who was convicted of one of the largest security breaches in U.S. history, has been moved to the Army’s maximum security prison at Fort Leavenworth. But, Manning wants to serve the time as a woman.
Manning has issued a statement, saying he'd like to be called Chelsea, and start hormone therapy, because he identifies as a female. Jeff Wingo, a spokesman at Fort Leavenworth, says there’s only so much the Army can do.
Fort Leavenworth, KS – A chance discovery on a Fort Leavenworth physical training field has made a connection between two people, one of them recently killed in combat. KCUR's Dan Verbeck has the story.
There's a lot of distance in rank between a mid level enlisted man and a full colonel. The two classes don't mix much. But this was different.
Kansas City, MO – There's no accurate count of the number of people who have walked across America. Some have done it with little fanfare, others with no recognition at all. A former U. S. Army soldier strode into Kansas City yesterday with a self imposed mission driving him, and a long way toward reaching this goal. KCUR's Dan Verbeck has the story.