100 years ago in Kansas, June 25-28, 1917:
June 25, 1917
- Ogden Flats, east of Fort Riley on the Kansas river, was chosen as a site for a U.S. Army cantonment.
June 26, 1917
- The first U.S. troops landed in France.
June 28, 1917
- Kansas Mennonites told the War Department they would serve but not fight and asked assignment to agricultural work.