Fort Riley Color Guard Prepares for Presidential Inauguration

The mounted color guard of the 1st infantry division got a taste of the spotlight this afternoon as they took to the streets of downtown Topeka. The soldiers and their horses rehearsed marching around Kansas’ capital square before they do so on a national stage.

“How many people could say they got to, to be a part of a presidential inauguration, much less this one,” Specialist Michael Manning said.

Comments

One Response to “Fort Riley Color Guard Prepares for Presidential Inauguration”

  1. Tom Wiehle says:

    My father took basic training at Fort Riley during world War 11. He was in the Horse Cavalry, many people do not think the Army had horses in 1944.
    We stopped to visit Fort Riley on our drive down to AZ in Nov. it was a great experience for me.

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.