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Fort Riley

Fort Riley is a United States Army installation located in North Central Kansas, on the Kansas River known as the Kaw, between Junction City and Manhattan. The Fort Riley Military Reservation covers 101,733 acres in Riley counties; the portion of the fort that contains housing development is part of the Fort Riley census-designated place, with a residential population of 7,761 as of the 2010 census. The fort has a daytime population of nearly 25,000; the ZIP Code is 66442. Fort Riley is named in honor of Major General Bennet C. Riley, who led the first military escort along the Santa Fe Trail; the fort was established in 1853 as a military post to protect the movement of people and trade over the Oregon and Santa Fe trails. In the years after the Civil War, Fort Riley served as a major United States Cavalry post and school for cavalry tactics and practice; the post was a base for skirmishes with Native Americans after the Civil War ended in 1865, during which time George A. Custer was stationed at the fort.

In 1887, Fort Riley became the site of the United States Cavalry School. The famous all-black 9th and 10th Cavalry Regiments, the soldiers of which were called "Buffalo Soldiers", were stationed at Fort Riley at various times in the 19th and early 20th centuries. During World War I, the fort was home to 50,000 soldiers, it is sometimes identified as ground zero for the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic, which its soldiers were said to have spread all over the world. Since the end of World War II, various infantry divisions have been assigned there. Most notably, from 1955 to 1996 the post was home to the famed 1st Infantry Division called "Big Red One". Between 1999–2006, the post was headquarters to the 24th Infantry Division and known as "America's Warfighting Center". In August 2006, the Big Red One relocated its headquarters to Fort Riley from Leighton Barracks, Germany. Camp Whitside is named in honor of Brigadier General Samuel M. Whitside, who served as commander of Company B, 6th Cavalry Regiment, at Fort Riley, between the years of 1871 and 1874.

1st Infantry Division 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team 1st Infantry Division Artillery 1st Combat Aviation Brigade 1st Sustainment Brigade Division Headquarters and Headquarters BattalionGarrison 97th Military Police Battalion Headquarters and Headquarters Company, U. S. Army GarrisonPartners 10th Air Support Operations Squadron, USAF 407th Army Field Support Brigade 902nd Military Intelligence Group Det. 2, 3rd Weather Squadron, USAF Irwin Army Community Hospital Warrior Transition Battalion 1st Signal Command, inactive 1969 630th Ordnance Company 774th Ordnance Company 923rd Contracting Battalion 121st Signal Battalion, inactivated 1995 The early history of Fort Riley is tied to the movement of people and trade along the Oregon and Santa Fe trails. These routes, a result of then-popular United States doctrine of "manifest destiny" in the middle of the 19th century, prompted increased American military presence for the protection of American interests in this unsettled territory.

During the 1850s, a number of military posts were established at strategic points to provide protection along these arteries of emigration and commerce. In the fall of 1852, a surveying party under the command of Captain Robert H. Chilton, 1st U. S. Dragoons, selected the junction of the Republican and Smoky Hill Rivers as a site for one of these forts; this location, approved by the War Department in January 1853, offered an advantageous location from which to organize and equip troops in protecting the overland trails. Surveyors believed the location near the center of the United States and named the site, Camp Center. During the late spring, three companies of the 6th Infantry occupied the camp and began construction of temporary quarters. On June 27, 1853, Camp Center became Fort Riley — named in honor of Maj. Gen. Bennet C. Riley, who had led the first military escort along the Santa Fe Trail in 1829; the "fort" took shape around a broad plain. The fort's design followed the standard frontier post configuration: buildings were constructed of the most available material — in this case, native limestone.

In the spring, troops were dispatched to escort mail trains and protect travel routes across the plains. At the fort, additional buildings were constructed under the supervision of Capt. Edmund Ogden. Anticipating greater utilization of the post, Congress authorized appropriations in the spring of 1855 to provide additional quarters and stables for the Dragoons. Ogden again marshaled resources and arrived from Leavenworth in July with 50 6-mule teams loaded with materials and laborers. Work had progressed for several weeks when cholera broke out among the workers; the epidemic claimed 70 lives, including Ogden's. Work resumed and buildings were readied for the arrival in October of the 2nd Dragoons; as the fort began to take shape, an issue soon to dominate the national scene was debated during the brief territorial legislative session which met at Pawnee in the present area of Camp Whitside, named for Col. Warren Whitside; the first territorial legislature met there in July 1855. Slavery was a fact of life and an issue within the garrison just as it was in the rest of the country.

The seeds of sectional discord were emerging that would lead to "Bleeding Kansas" and Civil War. Increased tension and bloodshed between pro and anti-slavery settlers resulted in the use of the Army to "police" the troubled territory, they continued to guard and patrol the Santa Fe Trail in 1859 and 1860 due to increased Indian threats. The outbreak of hostilities between th

Savior (Iggy Azalea song)

"Savior" is a song recorded by Australian rapper Iggy Azalea featuring American rapper Quavo. It was written by Azalea, Verse Simmonds, Akil King, Myjah Veira, Kyle Owens, Ian Devaney, Lisa Stansfield, Andy Morris, with production handled by Cirkut and Manhun Glow; the song was released via Island Records on 2 February 2018. It features an interpolation of co-writer Lisa Stansfield's 1989 single "All Around the World"; the song was first teased on 5 December 2016, with a brief snippet of the song playing on a private jet. That same day, a demo version was leaked featuring a guest appearance from Verse Simmonds instead of Quavo. On 9 January 2018, Azalea announced she would debut the single in a Super Bowl commercial for Monster Cable, she said in a Monster press conference at CES 2018 that the song would be released "around February 1st". She revealed the song's artwork through social media on 25 January, followed by short clips and behind the scene shots from the song's lyric video. A snippet was posted a day prior to its release, displaying its "island-themed instrumental".

She explained the meaning and purpose behind the song in a preview video, saying: "It is not a record about you needing a man or a woman to come and save you in a relationship, it's about you being your own savior and finding your own strength within yourself to figure it the fuck out. It's a hard record for me to have written and I think it's going to be one I struggle to perform, just'cause I'll wanna cry every single time." " was created at a time when I felt so stagnant & alone, but I just couldn't pick up the phone and admit to my closest friends how hopeless I felt," she wrote in a tweet. "So I hope I can connect with anyone else that's been/going thru it via this song." Dr. Luke was listed as a co-writer and co-producer of the song. Azalea declared via Twitter after causing public backlash, saying that the two producers of the song "have production agreements with Luke", that she is not affiliated with Luke nor working with him. Luke was subsequently removed from the credits, it was speculated Luke was being credited under a pseudonym.

Azalea stated she written the song because “I’d had a big breakup, my career wasn’t going well,”, referring to athlete Nick Young, who cheated on her. Nick Mojica of XXL wrote that the song was "made for dance floors with its tropical-inspired house beat". Rob Arcand of Spin felt that it features "a low, down-tempo house beat with Quavo at his most melodic, Auto-Tuned self as Iggy aims more for songwriting craftsmanship than rapping acumen this go round". On 16 March 2018, Azalea joined Demi Lovato on stage to perform "Savior", with Lovato singing the hook, during the latter's sold out headlining show at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn as a part of the Tell Me You Love Me World Tour. On 20 March 2018, Azalea performed "Savior" on The Late Late Show with James Corden alongside a choir-esque group of backup singers for the chorus; as Quavo did not perform the song with her, Azalea performed his parts of the song alongside her backup singers. Azalea performed the song with "newly pink" hair, as quoted by Billboard and an "all-black getup".

The music video for "Savior" was directed by Colin Tilley and was released on March 1, 2018. It takes place inside a "neon church" and features a plethora of religious imagery and symbolism such as neon halos and crosses, burning roses, a scene of Azalea being baptized. Credits adapted from Tidal. "Savior" on YouTube

Eduardo da Silva

Eduardo Alves da Silva known as Eduardo, sometimes nicknamed Dudu, is a Brazilian-born Croatian professional footballer who plays as a forward. Capable of playing any forward position, he started as a striker, but is deployed as a winger or second striker during the last few years, he began his career with his hometown club in Bangu Atlético Clube. He joined Dinamo Zagreb's youth team, he spent. His prolific scoring at Dinamo Zagreb, where he scored 73 times in 109 league appearances, attracted the interest of Arsenal who signed him for a fee of £7.5 million in 2007. A serious leg injury hampered his time with Arsenal and, after three seasons with the club, he moved to Shakhtar Donetsk in 2010. Eduardo took up Croatian citizenship in 2002 and made his international debut for the Croatian senior team as a second-half substitute in a friendly match against the Republic of Ireland on 16 November 2004 at the age of 21, he was selected by the national team's coach Slaven Bilić for the UEFA Euro 2012 tournament and again by Niko Kovač for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

With 29 goals scored for Croatia, Eduardo is the team's third most prolific striker on record, behind Mario Mandžukić and Davor Šuker. Eduardo grew up in the Rio de Janeiro neighbourhood of Bangu and made his first steps in club football with CBF Nova Kennedy and Bangu Atlético Clube, although he did not play in the youth categories, he was noticed by Dinamo Zagreb's scouts and joined the club's youth squad in September 1999. Eduardo stayed at Dinamo on trial until December 1999 and returned to the club in February 2000, starting to play for their under-17 squad. Eduardo found his way to the first team in the summer of 2001, despite suffering some injuries early in his career. After making his first-team debut with Dinamo in the 2001–02 season, Eduardo was loaned for one season to Croatian second division side Inker Zaprešić in 2002–03 to see more first-team action, scoring 10 goals in 15 league appearances for the club. Coming back from loan at Inter Zaprešić for the 2003–04 season, Eduardo established himself as a regular in Dinamo Zagreb's first team.

He was subsequently named the best player of the Croatian league in 2004 as well as in 2006 and 2007, when he was one of the key players in Dinamo Zagreb's team that won two consecutive titles in the Croatian league as well as one title in the Croatian Cup. In 2006, he helped Dinamo winning the Croatian Supercup, scoring two goals in their 4–1 victory over Rijeka. In the 2006–07 season, he scored five goals in six matches for Dinamo Zagreb in two qualifying rounds for the Champions League and in the first round of the UEFA Cup. After netting a brace in Dinamo Zagreb's 4–1 away win at Ekranas, he went on to score the first European goal at Arsenal's new Emirates Stadium in London on 23 August 2006 as Dinamo Zagreb suffered a 5–1 aggregate defeat in the third qualifying round for the Champions League, he scored both goals in Dinamo's 5–2 aggregate defeat to Auxerre in the first round of the UEFA Cup on 14 September 2006. Eduardo performed best for Dinamo Zagreb in the Croatian championship, netting 18 goals in 18 matches until the winter break of the 2006–07 season, including three braces and a hat-trick, adding another seven assists to his tally.

In addition to this, he was the only player who appeared in all of the club's 18 matches before the winter break being in the starting lineup in each of the 18 matches. In mid-November 2006, he scored two hat-tricks in two consecutive matches he played for Croatia and Dinamo Zagreb in a period of four days. In Dinamo's 4–0 derby win over Zagreb on 12 May 2007, Eduardo scored his 30th and 31st league goals of the 2006–07 season and became the most successful Croatian league goalscorer of all time, breaking a 13-year-old record set by former Dinamo Zagreb striker Goran Vlaović with 29 goals scored for the club in the 1993–94 season, he finished the league season with 34 goals in 32 appearances. In the final league match of the season on 19 May 2007, he became the first player to score a hat-trick in the Eternal derby between Dinamo Zagreb and Hajduk Split, netting all three goals as Dinamo won the match 3–0. On 3 July 2007, Arsenal confirmed that terms had been agreed with Dinamo Zagreb for the transfer of Eduardo for an undisclosed fee, believed to be around £7.5 million, subject to receiving a work permit.

The initial work permit application was turned down by the Home Office, but the appeal hearing on 2 August reversed the decision. Eduardo made his Premier League debut on 19 August 2007 in Arsenal's 1–1 draw at Blackburn Rovers. Ten days he netted his first competitive goal for the Gunners in their Champions League qualifier against Sparta Prague, which Arsenal won 3–0. Eduardo scored his first group-stage goal in the Champions League on 19 September 2007 against Sevilla. While still fighting to find his place as a regular in the Premier League for Arsenal, Eduardo continued to display his goalscoring abilities in the League Cup, scoring two braces in two consecutive matches for the club, against Sheffield United and Blackburn Rovers, helping them to reach the semi-finals of the competition. Eduardo found more playing time in all competitions due to Robin van Persie's lengthy injury and found himself partnering Emmanuel Adebayor more often. Eduardo managed to establish his place in Arsenal's starting line-up in the Premier League over Christmas and New Year period, scoring his first two Premier League goals in a 4–1 win at Everton on 29 December 2007, first leveling the score and putting Arsenal 2–1 up in the opening 15 minutes of the second half.

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