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Wainwright Hall - Fort Riley Wainwright Hall is named for General Jonathan Wainwright who served as the assistant commandant of the Cavalry School during the 1930s. The building was constructed in 1889 as a barracks for calvary troops assigned to Fort Riley. Later it became the academic building for the Cavalry School. During World War II, the building was destroyed by fire and was reconstructed as you see it today.


Address: Sheridan Avenue
Phone: 785-239-2743
Our Website:www.riley.army.mil

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