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    • Fort Riley Current News Updates: This information has recently been updated, and is now available. http://www.riley.army.mil/OurPost/CurrentNews.asp x In addition to the Current News page there are Garrison Commander's Community Corner articles http://www.riley.army.mil/DocumentList.aspx?lib=GC- Corner More Updates can be found here: 1HBCT Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/#!/1HBCTDevilBrigade Want to be in the know this winter. Check out the Fort Riley MWR Winter Guide and plan your winter activities! http://rileymwr.com/main/?page_id=153338 Ready Army - http://www.riley.army.mil/UnitPage.aspx?unit=ReadyArmy <http://www.riley.army.mil/UnitPage.aspx?unit=ReadyArmy> Ready Army- Prepare yourself for winter driving - also see the Ft Riley website: http://www.riley.army.mil/UnitPage.aspx?unit=ReadyArmy <http://www.riley.army.mil/UnitPage.aspx?unit=ReadyArmy> ______________________________________________________________________________ 4 Sept 2013 1ABCT Weekly Newsletter: please pass along to Soldiers, Family and Friends of 1ABCT. You can always stay up to date with local events by going to 1st Infantry Division page at http://www.riley.army.mil/default.aspx or if you are having issues reading this you can click on this link to read the weekly news. http://www.riley.army.mil/UnitPage.aspx?unit=1bct. We are always up and posting new information on FaceBook! Join us on the Official 1ABCT FaceBook Page at www.facebook.com/1HBCTDEVILBRIGADE?v=wall&ref-sgm
    • 4 Sept 2013 1-1 BSTB Weekly News Update: please pass along to Soldiers, Family and Friends of 1-1 BSTB. You can always stay up to date with local events by going to 1st Infantry Division page at http://www.riley.army.mil/default.aspx . Stay up to date with the FT Riley Post paper! http://www.1divpost.com/ <http://www.1divpost.com/> We are always up and posting new information on FaceBook! Join us on the Official 1-1 BSTB FaceBook Page at http://www.facebook.com/pages/1st-Special-Troops-Battalion-1st-Armor- Battalion-Combat-Team/496167963740283?skip_nax_wizard=true Fort Riley Current News Updates: This information has recently been updated, and is now available. http://www.riley.army.mil/OurPost/CurrentNews.asp x In addition to the Current News page there are Garrison Commander's Community Corner articles http://www.riley.army.mil/DocumentList.aspx?lib=GC- Corner More Updates can be found here: 1HBCT Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/#!/1HBCTDevilBrigade Want to be in the know this winter. Check out the Fort Riley MWR Winter Guide and plan your winter activities! http://rileymwr.com/main/?page_id=153338 Ready Army - http://www.riley.army.mil/UnitPage.aspx?unit=ReadyArmy <http://www.riley.army.mil/UnitPage.aspx?unit=ReadyArmy> Ready Army- Prepare yourself for winter driving - also see the Ft Riley website: http://www.riley.army.mil/UnitPage.aspx?unit=ReadyArmy <http://www.riley.army.mil/UnitPage.aspx?unit=ReadyArmy> ______________________________________________________________________________
    • Use full websites Finance Mypay: http://www.dfas.mil Thrift Savings Plan: http://www.tsp.gov News Outlets U.S. Army Homepage: http://www.army.mil U.S Department of Defense: http://www.defense.gov Army Knowledge Online (AKO): http://www.us.army.mil DoD Community Relations: http://www.ourmilitary.mil Track Santa: http://www.norad.mil Military Family, Youth, and Children Military Children and Youth: http://www.militaryhomefront.dod.mil USA4 Military Families: http://www.usa4militaryfamilies.dod.mil/portal/page/mhf/USA4/HOMEPAGE_V3 Employment http://www.usajobs.gov Medical Care Dental Care: http://www.tricare.mil/mybenefit/ProfileFilter.do?&puri=%2Fhome%2FDental TRICARE: http://www.tricare.mil TRICARE Online: http://www.tricareonline.com DEERS Enrollment Online: http://tricare.mil/mybenefit/home/overview/Eligibility/DEERS Education DoD Education Activity http://www.dodea.edu/home GI Bill: http://www.gibill.va.gov Services PX : http://www.aafes.com US Postal Service: http://www.usps.com National weather Service: http://www.nws.noaa.gov
    • 6-15 September Kansas State Fair: 2000 N Poplar St, Hutchinson, KS 67502 Ph 800-362-3247-See website for ticket information: http://www.kansasstatefair.com/pagedescription.php?id=1&pages=sf 6 September K-State Volleyball Ft Riley Night: K-State is hosting a Ft Riley Community Night on Sept 6th. Show your support to the Wildcats and help support to our military to university community partnership. Game is at 12pm See flyer below for discount tickets. 6 &7 September C.L. Hoover Opera House: Annie performance at 7:30pm, Adult $17, Military $15, Student (18 & under) $10 See flyer below. 6-8 September 38th Annual Huff N’ Puff: A rally featuring about 30 hot air balloons, food and arts and crafts vendors and children's activities 6-8 September All events are weather permitting. Tinman Circle at Lake Shawnee. For more information please visit the following website http://www.huff-n-puff.org/ . See Flyer Below. 7 September Comedy Night: Fanny Factory Comedy Presents Comedy Night at Rally Point show starts at 8pm, Advance tickets $10, Tickets $12 at the door. Open seating-show is open to the public-ADUT CONTENT! See Flyer below 7 September Ft Riley Library Fall Festival: 1pm -3Pm Bldg 5306 on Hood Dr Behind the Post Office. Caramel apples with embellishments will be available and apple cider. A drawing will take place for a prize. CG’s Mounted Colored Guard will give a presentation about the history of the cavalry and will have horses available for children to pet. 8 September Speedos & Fidos: 11am-2pm @ Custer Hill pool bring your dog out & enjoy a nice swim with your pooch and others at the pool. Must show proof of rabies vaccinations, & local Registration. For more information call 785-239-5860. 8 September Flint Hills Discovery Center Conservation Quest Exhibit: They offer Military discounts-315 South 3rd Street, Manhattan, KS ph 785-587-2726. See Flyer Below 8 September C.L. Hoover Opera House: Annie performance at 2pm, Adult $17, Military $15, Student (18 & under) $10 See flyer below. 9 September UFC Fighter Brian Stann @ the Main Exchange: 2013 UFC Fit Experience UFC Fighter Brain Stann Veteran & Silver Star Recipient will be at the Main Exchange from 3pm-7pm. See flyer below for details. 11 September Patriots Day Career Fair: Patriots' Day Career Fair is Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at the American Legion Post 45, 201 E. 4th Street, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. It is open to the public. For more information, please call the Junction City Workforce Center at 785-762-8870. See flyer below.
    • 11 September A Walk in My Shoes: Army Spouse and Kansas State University Instructor Sandy Risberg contributed to the documentary, A Walk In My Shoes: Military Life, that tells the story of military life from seven different perspectives. The show premieres on Wednesday, September 11th at 1:30pm at Forum Hall at the K-State Student Union. The program for the premiere is an hour long and it is free to the public. Attached please find a flyer about the event and here is a link with a trailer from the documentary: http://www.coe.k- state.edu/about/military/militarylife.html 11 September USO No Dough Dinner: will be at USO DFAC Bldg 7856 Drum St, Ft Riley on Custer Hill. Dinner will be starting at 5pm till 6:30pm. 13 September Pay Day Scramble Golf: Check in starts 11am: Lunch 1130-1pm, Shotgun starts 1pm. Cost $25 per player Mulligans 4 for $10 includes drinks and raffle. For more information call 785-784-6000. See Flyer 13 &14 September C.L. Hoover Opera House: Annie performance at 7:30pm, Adult $17, Military $15, Student (18 & under) $10 See flyer below. 13 & 20 Sept Ft Riley Flag Football Team Tryouts: Looking for a team to get involved with, try out for the Fort Riley Flag Football Team. Tryouts are being held on Sept. 13 & 20th at 6pm at SACCO Softball Complex. Tryouts are open to active duty soldiers only and the team will be traveling to McConnell AFB in November to play. For more information call, 785-239-2813. 14 September Enterprise Fall Festival: Enterprise City Park, Enterprise, KS. Parade @ 10am, events being at 11am-11pm. See flyer below. 15 September C.L. Hoover Opera House: Annie performance at 2pm, Adult $17, Military $15, Student (18 & under) $10 See flyer below. 15 September Family Bingo: Rally Point Bingo starts at 2pm Doors open at 12:30pm. Adults $10/Children $5 Bring the Family to play Bingo and win cool prizes. For more information call 785-784-5434. 15 September Geary County Historical Museum: Fall Fair & Ice Cream Social Event, 10am- 530 N. Adams, Junction City, KS We will have Munson Angus Farm's homemade ice cream to be enjoyed with pies, cookies, cakes and brownies made by some of Junction City's best bakers! In the auditorium you can sit and enjoy your refreshments while listening to music. Venture outdoors for more musical entertainment, crafts, home grown produce, antiques, collectibles and flea market items available in booths on the museum grounds. 17 September Flint Hills Discovery Center Preschoolers in the Flint Hills (ages 4-5): They offer Military discounts-315 South 3rd Street, Manhattan, KS ph 785-587-2726. See Flyer Below 18 September Hispanic Heritage Month Observance: 1145am-1pm @ Riley’s Conference Center Bldg 446 Seitz Dr. Food sampling will be provided. This event is FREE and open to the public.
    • 19 September Flint Hills Discovery Center Go See it Lecture Series: They offer Military discounts-315 South 3rd Street, Manhattan, KS ph 785-587-2726. See Flyer Below 19 September 11 - 1 pm Riley's Conference Center Luncheon Happy Birthday -OCSC Cupcake Wars ~ and it will be yummy, fun and always amazing. If you love to cook cupcakes then plan to come and share them... You can reserve now at via the website www.fortrileyocsc.com or... Reservations@fortrileyocsc.com. 21 September Flint Hills Discovery Center Through Artists “Eyes Exhibit Opens Footsteps in the Flint Hills (ages 6-8): They offer Military discounts-315 South 3rd Street, Manhattan, KS ph 785-587-2726. See Flyer Below 23 September 10-12noon upcoming OCSC Newcomers Welcome at Quarters One. Meet new friends and learn about Ft. Riley. For more information see attached flyer. 26 September ACS Outreach Program-Safety –Survival & Self-Defense Classes Registration Deadline: this class is on 10 Oct 6pm-8pm a class to learn strategies to counteract assaults and prepare to take an active role in personal safety through awareness. Prevention , risk reduction and avoidance. Conducted by the FT Riley Police Department. RSVP by 26 Sept, FREE Child Care available Registration with CYSS required! Call 785-239-9435 or Email: usarmy.riley.imcom.mbx.acs@mail.mil to register. See flyer below. 27 Sept 27 & 28 Jammin In JC Blues & BBQ: Jammin in JC Blues and BBQ Festival on Sept 27 and 28 at Heritage Park in Junction City, KS. This is has got to be the hottest Texas Blues line-up in Kansas, and its free to attend. Please check on the link to get more information http://www.jammininjc.com 28 September Flint Hills Discovery Center Plein Air Workshop with Zak Barnes: They offer Military discounts-315 South 3rd Street, Manhattan, KS ph 785-587-2726. See Flyer Below 28 September Post Wide Yard Sale: Ft Riley’s annual Post Wide Yard sale starting at 7:30am. 29 September Circus Musical at Salina Bicentennial Center: 5pm Salina Bicentennial Center-Doors open at 4pm Tickets range $25, $45, $50, & $75 Kids (2-12) just $15 while supplies last! To purchase tickets online visit: http://www.bicentennialcenter.com/viewresults.cfm?calid=833&page=events See flyer below. 29 September Flint Hills Discovery Center Family Day 2013 Art in the Flint Hills: FREE Admission All day activities 12pm-5pm, Clay Pottery, Scratch Board Art, Oil Pastel Drawing and Scavenger Hunt. Check out the flyer for other activities for other September events.
    • Red Cross Messages made easy . You no longer have to hunt for your local Red Cross Chapter. For more information please visit the website below. http://spousebuzz.com/blog/2011/06/red-cross-messages-made-easy.html Red Cross Messages made easy . You no longer have to hunt for your local Red Cross Chapter. For more information please visit the website below. http://spousebuzz.com/blog/2011/06/red-cross-messages-made-easy.html 17 November – February 8 Teen Hire Winter Term Application Deadline October 4, 2013: See Flyer Below for the Winter Term Hire for teen deadline application turn in by 4 October The session is from 17 Nov-8 Feb for ages 15-18 year olds. Youth looking to build valuable career and life skills can get a head start with HIRED!, a 12-week program that offers work experience at a variety of organizations at Fort Riley. For more information contact Sandy Johnson @ 785-240-3261 or email: sandra.e.johnson1.naf@mail.mil Volunteer Opportunities for Family members or Soldiers below: It is that time of year again, brush off the dust of your aprons, hairnets and hats. HASFR is in need on Volunteers to make those amazing pies. They have a new location this year for the pie making. The pie making this year will be at the DFAC on MAAF (BLDG 813). See the diagram below. There is also a new link to sign up to volunteer to make those wonderful pies. The link to sign up for pies is: The code word is : apples http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0D4AA9AC22AAF85-apple This is a great for any FRG Groups to get together or even for coffee groups. This is also good for Soldiers if they would like to help out. So check out the link above and sign up today. Junction City High School Booster Club: is looking for Volunteers to help work at the “End Zone” from 5:00pm - 9:30pm or until halftime or until the food runs out. Do not need to have a food handler’s card. Looking for 6-10 Soldiers and/ or Family members to work for the entire time for the 4 home games (schedule listed below), Soldiers can earn Volunteer hours towards their MOVSM, they will receive a letter from the Booster Club President. Last year they had several Soldiers help out and work towards their MOVSM’s. Free entrance to game and a free meal is provided. POC is Amy Roether amyroether@usd475.org and her number is 785-375-9691 Home games are: September 13th – “Tribute to Troops” September 20th October 4th – “Homecoming” October 18th – “Senior Night”
    • Welcome to the 2013 Kansas City Renaissance Festival! Come and be a part of this long-standing tradition by visiting the Festival grounds with your whole family - even bring your pet! August 31st - October 14th • Open Weekends and Labor Day 10am - 7pm Rain or Shine Open Columbus Day, October 14th • 10am - 5pm For more information please click on the following link http://www.kcrenfest.com/ tickets can be purchased at ITR. HASFR Apple Pie Pre-sales are underway for another year. Apple Day will fall on Saturday October 5th this year, so start planning now. Pre-sales will be accepted this year from August 15 thru September 27th. Pre ordering your famous Libby Custer Apple Pie has been a tradition for many years to ensure you are able to reserve your delicious Apple Pie. Pre orders this year are $11.00 thru September 27, tax included. By pre-ordering your pie not only are you reserving your pie you will also not have to stand in line on Apple Day as we will have a separate table for you to pick up your pie if you had not already done so. Pies at apple day will be $13.00 frozen and $14.00 baked. Deadline for ordering is September 27. If ordering by mail, please mail order form and payment before the 24th. For additional information, or forms, email your request to applepiepresale@hotmail.com HASFR- We will be making pies from September 29 thru October 4th. Information regarding details on location and volunteering opportunities will be put out soon on their facebook page. So be on the lookout for details. Facebook page site: https://www.facebook.com/?ref=logo#!/fortrileyhistory?fref=pb&hc_location=profile_browser Mark your calendars!!! FALL APPLE DAY FESTIVAL is going to be October 5th from 9am-3pm at the Artillery Parade Field. We have so much great stuff for you this year we can't fit it all in one Facebook post!! We have the famous Apple Pies for sale, there is going to be a petting zoo, carnival rides, a mechanical bull. We also have Humvee rides, a blanks weapon firing range. Not to mention food and live music and historical reenactments. You have to bring the whole family for this HUGE event!! Parking will be at Riley's Conference Center with a Trolly to shuttle you to the parade field IACH Updates: Flu Vaccines- Vaccines will be available at the Fall Festival and other venues, but the numbers maybe limited due to budget cuts. Other ways to get vaccines for family members-they can get vaccinated at other appointments (like a routine checkup, etc) so they do not need to make an appointment specifically for it. Are you ready for some football??? Limited tickets now available for KC Chiefs home games at the Leisure Travel Center, Bldg 6918 (co- located with Arts & Crafts and the USO). The Dallas Cowboys game is sold but tickets still left for the remainder of the season. Check out their schedule at www.kcchiefs.com or give us a call at 785-239-5614/4415 for further information. Kansas State University football game tickets are also available. Unfortunately tickets sold out for their first game & against UMASS. Prices vary. Ft Riley Marina will be closing for the season Oct 15th!
    • Ft Riley MP’s If you were victimized from personal Theft in either Warner/Person or Forsyth Neighborhoods and didn’t file a report the Ft Riley Police have confiscated unclaimed property from the suspects. Please contact the MP station for more information at 785-239-6767 so you can claim your belongs. Ft Riley HOUSE Watch program: there are two programs to help with neighbor watch if you need to leave for extend times from your home while living on post: (1) you can go to the MP station and fill out a request for the MP’s to drive by and check on the house or (2) go to your neighborhood office and complete a form. “Use Your Head Campaign Program”: New program starting up on 3 September. The program recognizes those children they find following the rules and obeying the safety guidelines. The positive approach to doing the right thing for children. This is a program to which the MP or Military Police officers will give children who are doing the right things on post! They will give them a ticket which will be red in color to take to their neighborhood office to receive a prize. MP’s/Military Police: are going around post to ensure vehicle’s are secure. If they find unsecure vehicle’s they are placing a white courtesy cards in or on the vehicles windshields to let them know they found their vehicle unsecured. Please remember to lock your vehicles and keep valuables put away. Volunteer Opportunity for Fall Carnival Oct 3-6 & Oct 10-13: Sign up to help MWR. Location is Rally Point Field, Forsyth Area. Looking for volunteers during 2 shifts. Please contact Brad Carlton at 785-239-6398 or brad.carlton@us.army.mil. See flyer and more detailed information below. This is a great opportunity for Soldiers to work towards their MOVSM. Other Volunteer Opportunities: 7 Sep - Triathlon - Splash and Dash - MWR Sports 21-22 Sep - Tough Mudder in KC - BOSS 5 Oct - Fall Fest - MWR Special Events 3-6 Oct and 10-13 Oct - Fall Carnival - MWR Special Events Attached flyer Entire Month of Oct - Zombie Toxin - BOSS 1-2 Nov - BBQ 4 Troops - MWR Special Events Need about 60 volunteers for this event POC Becky Willis 239-4593 29 Nov - Holiday Tree Lighting - MWR Special Events 7 Dec - Christkindl - MWR Special Events POC: Brad Carlton, DFMWR Recreation Programmer785-239-6398 / cell 375-3085
    • Welcome to the 2013 Kansas City Renaissance Festival! Come and be a part of this long-standing tradition by visiting the Festival grounds with your whole family - even bring your pet! August 31st - October 14th • Open Weekends and Labor Day 10am - 7pm Rain or Shine Open Columbus Day, October 14th • 10am - 5pm For more information please click on the following link http://www.kcrenfest.com/ tickets can be purchased at ITR.
    • 6-15 September Kansas State Fair: 2000 N Poplar St, Hutchinson, KS 67502 Ph 800-362-3247-See website for ticket information: http://www.kansasstatefair.com/pagedescription.php?id=1&pages=sf
    • The Hispanic Heritage Month Observance will be from 1145 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 18 at Riley's Conference Center. A food sampling will be provided. The event is free and open to the public.
    • Sign up to help MWR at the Fall Carnival. Location is Rally Point Field, Forsyth Area. Opportunities are available all 8 days. We are looking for two volunteers per shift. 3 Oct (Thurs) 3:30pm -7pm 7pm -10:30pm 4 Oct (Fri) 3:30pm -7pm 7pm -10:30pm 5 Oct (Sat) 3:30pm -7pm 7pm -10:30pm 6 Oct (Sun) 11:30am to 3pm 3pm-8:30pm 10 Oct (Thurs) 3:30pm -7pm 7pm -10:30pm 11 Oct (Fri) 3:30pm -7pm 7pm -10:30pm 12 Oct (Sat) 11:30am to 5pm 5pm -10:30pm 13 Oct (Sun) 11:30am to 4pm 4pm-8:30pm Volunteers will help park cars, assist vendors, clean tables and empty trash. Soldiers can earn MOVSM points. Contact Brad Carlton at brad.carlton@us.army.mil or 239-6398 Volunteer Opportunities