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  1. 1. 5 March 2014 1ABCT Weekly Newsbreak: 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 1ST ABCT, 1ID reading this you can click on this link to read the weekly news. http://www.riley.army.mil/UnitPage.aspx?unit=1bct. ______________________________________________________________________________ Follow the Battalion Facebook pages below: 1HBCT Facebook page: The Official 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division Page http://www.facebook.com/#!/1HBCTDevilBrigade 1-1 BSTB Facebook: 1st Special Troops Battalion, 1st Armor Battalion Combat Team: http://www.facebook.com/pages/1st-Special-Troops-Battalion-1st-Armor-Battalion-Combat-Team/496167963740283 4-4 CAV Facebook: The Official 4th Squadron, 4th Cavalry https://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/pages/4th-Squadron-4th-Cavalry/144632792217854 1-16 IN Facebook: 1st Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, Iron Rangers https://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/1st-Battalion-16th-Infantry-Regiment-Iron-Rangers/375274396713 2-34 AR Facebook: 2nd Battalion, 34th Armor https://www.facebook.com/2dCombinedArmsBattalion34thArmorFRG 101st BSB Facebook: 101st Brigade Support Battalion--Guardians https://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/101st-Brigade-Support-Battalion-Guardians/167611785766 1-5FA Facebook: 1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery https://www.facebook.com/#!/1stBattalion5thFieldArtillery 1EN Facebook: 1st Engineer Battalion https://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/1st-Engineer-Battalion/213537042961 The contents of this newsbreak are strictly for informational purposes and does not imply endorsement of any private or commercial organization by the 1st Armored Brigade Team, 1ID or the Department of the Army. America’s First– DEVILS! DUTY FIRST!
  2. 2. 1st Infantry Division Page: http://www.riley.army.mil Stay up to date with the Ft Riley Post paper: http://www.1divpost.com/ http://www.1divpost.com/ 1ST ABCT, 1ID 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 America’s First– DEVILS! DUTY FIRST!
  3. 3. 1ST ABCT, 1ID ACS FRG Training: See schedule below Army Family Team Building: See Schedule below Army OneSource offers trainings on: See Schedule below for February - April 2014 Army OneSource training schedule. - Volunteer Management Information System (VMIS) - Army Family Action Plan (AFAP) Issue Management System (IMS) - General Army OneSource - Virtual World Please take advantage of the available trainings. Remember, you must register for those you are interested in. March is Severe Weather Awareness Month: Are you ready for Kansas Weather? If not check out the flyer below and Army Ready has you covered with helpful tips. Get a Kit, Make a Plan and Be Informed! 9 March Daylight Savings Time: Remember to set your clock ahead 1 hour before going to bed on Saturday night (2am). Clocks will spring forward. You will lose an hour of sleep! America’s First– DEVILS! DUTY FIRST!
  4. 4. 1ST ABCT, 1ID 5 March-23 April Flag Football League: 14 players per Team; Registration Deadline Feb 27 open to all DOD Card Holders 18 Yrs and older. Cost $150 per Team. Call 785-239-2813/2148. See Flyer below for more details. 6 March USO Meet 12-time Pro-Bowler from Kansas City Chiefs: Don't miss your chance to meet 12-time Pro-Bowler Will Shields when he visits the USO Fort Riley March 6 @ 12pm. Shields, a former offensive guard for The Kansas City Chiefs and All-American at the University of Nebraska, will be on hand to meet fans at noon at the USO. The event is free and open to the public. See flyer below 8 March Great Escape Expo: 10-3pm Marshall Army Airfield, Hanger 863 Ft Riley, KS. Open to the Public See which exciting tourist and travel destinations awaiting you. Over 50 Vendor, Out Door Demonstrations, Inflatable's, Food & beverages, Door Prizes. See Flyer below. 8 March Youth Job Fair: Fort Riley's Youth Job Fair is just around the corner. If you have a youth age 14-21, bring them out to visit all the organizations and business that will be there. If you are a business or organization that is looking for youth volunteers and/or employees, please check out the flyers below for the point of contact's information and give her a call. We would love to see EVERYONE there! See Flyer Below 8 March Custer House Clean Up: Help clean up the Custer House if you would like to volunteer your time and help you can come out on the morning of 8 March 8am-12pm. This is a great opportunity for Teens to get their volunteer hours for High School requirements make sure to have your teen pick up the volunteer paperwork from the high school and have them sign off the day of the clean up. 11 March K-State Military Education & Family Initiatives Symposium: Riley’s Conference Center 9am-3:30pm Cost $15 RSVP by 4 March can make payment by phone by calling 785-784-1000 or RSVP http://ksumilitaryed-ops.wikispaces.com. See flyer below for more details 12 March Running Technique Clinic: King Field House 0630-0745. Need to sign-up and pay in advance at the Sports office. Cost $15 per person and includes instructional handouts. See Flyer for more details. 12 March USO No Dough Dinner: 5-6:30pm at Ft Riley Fire Department on check out their website for location: https://www.facebook.com/usofortriley#!/USOFtRiley and RSVP if your attending. You don’t need to RSVP but they would like to get a head count if possible. America’s First– DEVILS! DUTY FIRST!
  5. 5. 1ST ABCT, 1ID 14 March Chapman St Patrick’s Day Parade: Begins at 1pm; there will be FREE hot dogs and pepsi after the parade. Check out the flyer below for other events going on. 15 March St. Patrick’s Bowling Party: Custer Hill Bowling Center starting at 6pm-midnight; $30 a lane includes 2 hours of bowling with shoes, 1 large 2-topping pizza and 2 pitchers of soda! Door prizes all night long. See Flyer below. 15 March FT Riley Library Shamrock Party: 1-3pm Weather permitted-this is an outside event! Games, snack, crafts and prizes! See flyer below. 15 March St. Patrick’s Day Road Races: Manhattan in Aggieville: races beginning at 10am; Parade 2pm. Check out the flyer below for more details and events. 16 March Family Bingo: Rally Point Doors Open at 12:30pm and Bingo starts at 2pm Cost Children $5, Adult $ 10. 17-21 March Spring Fling Pool Party: Eyster Pool fun filled events for everyone during spring break! 1-4pm Cost: Day-Single $5; Week $15; Family Cost: Day-$10; Week $25. 20 March Home Buyer Seminar: 1pm-4pm Learn more about buying a home and the great advantage of being a home buyer. Home inspector, Real Estate Agent, Lender and others. Location 210 Custer Ave RM 118D on the first floor. See flyer below. 24 March – 24 April Intramural Company Soccer League: Open to Active Duty Soldiers Only-Registration Deadline 18 March; Coaches Meeting 25 Feb & 4 March at King Field House; 18 players per Team. See flyer below. Registration Deadline: March 18th 24 March Intramural Volleyball League: Open to Active Duty Soldiers Only-Registration Deadline 18 March; Coach Meeting 25 Feb & 4 March at King Field House; See flyer below for more details. Registration Deadline: March 18th 25 March Financial Aid Workshop: Bldg 217 RM 202 starting at 1:30pm-Workshop is open to all! See flyer below. 29 March Ft Riley Library Movie Event: Come out and watch the movie “Epic” starting at 6:30pm America’s First– DEVILS! DUTY FIRST!
  6. 6. 1ST ABCT, 1ID 29 March JC Chamber of Commerce 5 Minute Grocery Grab: you have a chance to fill your cart with groceries from Walmart! You’ll need to picket up your $10 Donation Drawing at the JC Chamber of Commerce. Contact 785-762-2632 for more details and see flyer below. 29 March 3D Fun-Shoot/Archery Course Ft Riley Outdoorsman Group: starting at 8am-12pm; compete for bragging rights in 5 classes ; open, Men’s and Women’s Hunter, Traditional, and Youth. All Skill Levels are welcome. See Flyer below for more details. 29 March Historical & Archeological Society of Ft Riley: HASFR is hosting their Spring Membership event at the Cavalry Museum at 6:30pm they will have Heavy appetizers and beverages. Open to all members and interested new members. Dress is casual. 5 April Evening Under the Stars Event: OCSC “Evening Under the Stars” has been rescheduled to a new date of April 5th. Time and location of event will stay the same just on April 5th. If you purchased a ticket and are no longer able to attend due to the date change, please contact the person who sold you the ticket. Refunds will be made available, if you payment was in the form of cash/check you will receive a refund check, if payment was through the online system your card will be issued a refund. Since the event has been postponed and your unit or coffee group would still like to donate a basket for the basket auction, OCSC is still taking donations. POC Vanessa Espinosa, 864.201.7569 or fundraising@fortrileyocsc.com and Sabrina Waters, 636.352.6823 or sabrina.waters@gmail.com Also, volunteers that were scheduled to work the event and will no longer be able to please contact Jen Weaver (757)358-7281 or email ocscvolunteercoordinator@gmail.com. If you should have any further questions please email president@fortrileyocsc.com . April kicks off Month of the Military Child Events See Schedule below America’s First– DEVILS! DUTY FIRST!
  7. 7. March is Severe Weather Awareness Month 1ST ABCT, 1ID America’s First– DEVILS! DUTY FIRST!
  8. 8. ACS Outreach Program 1ST ABCT, 1ID Family Readiness Group (FRG) On-Line Training: On-line Training: ACS has these class to offer online for FRG’s for volunteers if your unable to take them in a class room setting. See flyer below for available class at the ACS. FRG Leader’s Training: The online Family Readiness Group Leader’s training is located on the ARMY ONE SOURCE website at https://www.myarmyonesource.com/skins/aos2/display_ajax.aspx?Mod uleID=a53b8c22-018c-40c9-b51f-d6a1263c9889. This is a Department of the Army site and does not include Fort Riley specific information. The FRG Leader’s Handbook and other FRG materials may also be downloaded from t ARMY ONE SOURCE under the ACS Mobilization and Deployment Readiness section/Operation READY at: https://www.myarmyonesource.com/FamilyProgramsandServices/Family Programs/MobilizationandDeploymentReadiness/OperationREADY/defaul t.aspx Funds custodian online training link http://www.riley.army.mil/Portals/0/Docs/Services/FamilyServices/Fun dsCustTng120608123904.pdf Funds custodian online test link http://www.riley.army.mil/Portals/0/Docs/Services/FamilyServices/Fun dsCustQuiz120629132646.pdf Key caller training online http://www.riley.army.mil/Portals/0/Docs/Services/FamilyServices/Key CallerTng120629112550.pdf Key Caller test online link http://www.riley.army.mil/Portals/0/Docs/Services/FamilyServices/Key CallerQuiz120629113116.pdf America’s First– DEVILS! DUTY FIRST!
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  32. 32. 1ST ABCT, 1ID Manhattan Town Center: We are now accepting registrations for Spring Music Festival! Kids K-12 grade are encouraged to sign up to compete with a vocal, dance or instrumental performance. Spots are limited, so don't delay! April 5th America’s First– DEVILS! DUTY FIRST!