Welcome to Fort Riley - Home of the "Big Red One"

The Fort Riley mission is to provide the best in support for the Warfighters and their families. The garrison uses the IMCOM Service Culture Initiative to provide quality services in infrastructure, environmental and fiscal stewardship as well as other services to enhance the Warfighter's ability to accomplish the mission and to provide a quality living and working environment.

Fort Riley is a FORSCOM installation and the home of the Army's First and most storied Division — 1st Infantry Division — "The Big Red One", located in the in the Central Flint Hills region of northeastern Kansas. The post is one hour west of Topeka, the state capital and two and a half hours west of Kansas City. The region comprises Clay, Dickinson, Geary, Morris, Pottawatomie, Riley, Saline and Wabunsee counties with a variety of communities. The closest communities to Fort Riley are Junction City, Ogden and Manhattan. The area is primarily rural in character with an outstanding public school system and consortium of colleges and universities. For these reasons the area is considered a great place for raising children, as well as a place for military retirees and their families.

Fort Riley encompasses 101,733 acres with 91,597 dedicated to training areas that are key to Soldier readiness and serves a population of more than 67,000 including approximately 15,400 active duty members, 19,600 family members, 6,100 civilian employees as well as 26,000 retirees and veterans who live in the region and/or work at the post. In addition Fort Riley provides support and training for a significant number of National Guard and Reserve members from the region including Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Nebraska and Iowa.

Newcomer Services

Fort Riley's Army Community Service provides first class services and support to Soldiers, Families, and Army civilian employees that enhances readiness, improves quality of life and increases well-being.
The Education Services office creates a customer focused learning environment that integrates current education, training and transition programs to provide broad learning opportunities, facilitate access to services and enhance the visibility of all installation student programs.
The Civilian Personnel Advisory Center is made up of a team of human resources professionals dedicated to supporting and empowering service members, civilian employees , families and veterans worldwide in an era of persistent conflict. The Civilian Personnel Advisory Center recruits, retains and sustains a high quality volunteer force through innovative and effective enterprise solutions and ensures human resources readiness of the Total Army across the full spectrum of operations.
The Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System is a database of information on uniformed service members (sponsors), U.S.-sponsored foreign military, DoD and uniformed service civilians, other personnel as directed by the DoD, and their family members.
Dining Facility locations, hours, and information.
Find driving directions to Fort Riley, and alternative transportation for Soldiers without POVs. .
Fire and Emergency Services is responsible for all fire fighting (structural, aircraft, and wildland), emergency dispatching services, by civilians or military, fire prevention (technical services), hazardous materials (HAZMAT)/ Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and High-yield Explosives (CBRNE) response, Weapons of Mass Destruc- tion (WMD), Global War on Terrorism (GWOT), emergency medical services (EMS), rescue services, disaster preparedness, and ancillary services.
Fort Riley Housing Services
The Housing Services Office (HSO) assists Soldiers and their families locating off-post housing.
Fort Riley iWATCH Suspicious Activity Reporting website submission form, where you can report suspicious activities or behaviors that may indicate terrorist activity or ongoing criminal activity.
The Military Personnel Services Division is involved in all of the activities of sustaining the human dimension needs of Soldiers, retirees, veterans, and their families. Some of these activities include Soldier Readiness Processing (SRP) and Central In/Out-processing, casualty affairs, separations, ID Card and DEERS services, retirement services, and the full spectrum of military personnel office services.
Soldiers deploying will find it necessary to have a secured place to store their Privately Owned Vehicle (POV) while deployed. On Fort Riley, the Government provides uncovered storage for all Soldiers who will be deploying for more than 30 days.
Fort Riley policy letters, regulations, pamphlets, Strategic Plan 2013 and Economic Impact Summary.
Ready Army is a community awareness campaign to increase knowledge and awareness of severe weather preparedness amongst all Soldiers, family members, DA civilians and contractors who live and work on Fort Riley.
Recycling is the process removing items, like cans, newspapers and plastic bottles out of the trash stream and processing them for reuse as new products. Collecting and reusing these items reduces impacts on the environment, and helps sustain Army readiness.
The Religious Support Office serves Soldiers and families at six chapels located across post and in every unit offering worship services with your spiritual needs in mind. Whatever your religious background, you can grow and flourish during your assignment here in the heart of America. There are many worship opportunities, representing a wide variety of faiths.
Relocation is part of military life. Moving your home and Family is never easy, but planning ahead can go a long way toward easing the changes ahead. Make a smooth move reality by visiting the Relocation Readiness office at Army Community Service.
Sexual Harassment / Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) enhances Army readiness through the prevention of sexual assault, sexual harassment, and associated retaliatory behaviors while providing comprehensive response capabilities.
Soldier and Family Assistance Center
USO
The USO strengthens America’s military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country, throughout their service to the nation. For over 77 years, the USO has been the nation’s leading organization to serve the men and women in the U.S. military, and their families, throughout their time in uniform. From the moment they join, through their assignments and deployments, and as they transition back to their communities, the USO is always by their side.
The Fort Riley Veterinary Treatment Facility (VTF) is professionally staffed by U.S. Army Veterinary Command Personnel. The VTF provides preventive medicine, vaccinations, sick call, and health certificates for both Interstate and International travel to animals by Active Duty and Retired DoD service members, and their dependents.
Volunteers: The Heart of the Army Community.
Fort Riley regulation requires Soldiers to register all firearms brought on to the installation with their commanding officer. This includes Soldiers living off post, but who plan on bringing their firearms on post.