Fort Riley Announces Two-Hour Work Delay For November 26th

Fort Riley officials announced the following changes that will affect post operations Nov. 26 due to inclement weather:

  • Fort Riley will operate on a two-hour delay; contact your supervisor for details.
  • 1st Infantry Division Soldiers will hold formations no earlier than 8:30 a.m.; contact your supervisor for questions concerning physical fitness training or morning formations.
  • Morning appointments prior to 9 a.m. at Irwin Army Community Hospital, including at medical and dental clinics, are canceled;
  • Child & Youth Services child development centers and School Age Center will open at 7 a.m.;
  • Other Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation locations, including Fitness centers and Teen Center, will open at 9 a.m.
  • Exchange and Commissary will open at normal hours.

If soldiers, families or civilian employees have questions or concerns, they are encouraged to visit or the Fort Riley website at, click on “advisories” for updated information. Additionally all employees of Fort Riley are urged to maintain contact with their chain of command and/or supervisors for the most updated information.

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Derek Nester
Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids, and graduated from Valley Heights High School in May of 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communications.After stops at KFRM and KCLY radio in Clay Center, he joined KNDY in 2002 as a board operator and play by play announcer. Derek is now responsible for the digital content of Dierking Communications, Inc. six radio stations.In 2005 Derek joined the staff of KCFX radio in Kansas City as a production coordinator for the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, which airs on over 94 radio stations across 12 Midwest states and growing. In 2018 he became the Studio Coordinator at the Cumulus Kansas City broadcast center for Kansas City Chiefs Football.