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1 -63 Weekly News Update May 2, 2013

  1. 1. 2 May 2013 1-63AR Weekly News Update: please pass along to Soldiers, Family and Friendsof 1-63 AR. You can always stay up to date with local events by going to1st Infantry Division pageat 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 1-63 AR FaceBook Page athttp://www.facebook.com/pages/Fort-Riley-KS/1-ID-2HBCT-1-63CAB/221149081082?ref=nf___________________________________________________________________PleaseNoise and Training Advisory for April 29 - May 5, 2013.Scheduled training from April 29 - May 3 has the potential for intermittent aircraft noise.Training slated for May 4 - May 5 is NOT expected to cause significant noise.Road/Area Closures. N/A.Are you ready for severe weather season? See www.riley.army.mil/UnitPage.aspx?unit=ReadyArmy to find out more aboutpreparing for Spring and Summer weather.MARK YOUR CALENDARS!! The next post wide yard sale is June 1 .This weekend is full of activities at the Rolling Hills Zoo in Salina!Penguin Dreams: Chilis Overnight Adventure on Friday Night for Boys, Senior Safari andTeddy Bear Picnic on Saturday, and Girls Overnight Saturday Night!Check it out: http://rollinghillswildlife.com/specialevents/Teddy_Bear_Picnic.htmlUp for some Mexican food this weekend?! You should be! The Warrior Zone is throwing Cinco de Patio Fiesta. Celebratethe Mexican Holiday with hot and fresh Mexican food prepared before your eyes. We will be serving Carne Asada,Enchiladas, Fish Tacos and of course MARGARITAS (21 and up)!! There will be Latin music and dancing on the backpatio. Bring a partner or learn a few steps yourself. *MAY 5 from 3 TO 6PM* No children under the age of 18 allowed inthe Warrior zone.
  2. 2. Starting May 1, 2013, online registration will be available for Army Community Service classes and events.Service members, their families, and DoD employees are invited to register their household at Army CommunityService or online at:https://webtrac.mwr.army.mil/webtrac/rileyrectrac.htmlFrom cardswipe entry at the gym, sign up for a Heartswill make enjoying all MWR has to offer just thatASYMCA Family Camps available - Are you a wounded warrior, have PTSD, or other combat related diagnosis (you do nothave to be assigned to the WTB)? ASYMC would like to treat you and your family to a FREE weekend get- a-way at the RockSprings 4-H Center. Please contact Nancy Smith at (785)238-2972 for more information and dates that are available. Agreat opportunity for a relaxing weekend with meals and lodging paid for.much easier!Comedy Night, this Saturday, May 4 at Rally Point! Show starts at 8pm. Special hourly childcare is available at Warren EastCDC and School Age Center from 7-11pm!For more information on the event, call Rally Point at 785-784-5733. For more information on special hourly childcare,call Warren East CDC at 785-240-0821 or School Age Center at 785-239-9220.Now’s your chance to sign up for the next Resilient Spouse Academy!Are you the “Go To” spouse? Do others come to you with questions? This course is for you! Learn how to respond to thehard questions, help people with life’s surprises and be a well trained member of our community network. Open to allFamily members!Childcare provided at no cost but registration is required this week. Call ACS at 239-9435 for more information or tosign up.*The 5 Academy sessions will be conducted 21-22 & 29-30 May and 3 June.Registration is also open for the 5 day, 3-7 June, Master Resilience Training.May 4 from 6pm- midnight Join us for a festive night of Bowling, for more information please see attached flyer
  3. 3. 4 May 2013 Mud Bogg Spring Nationals: CANCELED4 May C.L. Hoover Opera House: 3 Divas and A MIC 7:30 performing a comics just June, Barbara Carlyle& Julie Scoggins put the “D’ in Diva. For more information call 785-238-39069 May OCSC How Does Your Garden Grow: Riley’s Conference Center 11am-1pm cost $15; Want to learnhow to grow plants or plant a garden in Kansas expert horticulturalist Susan Schoneweis will be on hand toanswer your questions on gardening. Make your reservations online athttp://www.fortrileyocsc.com/reservations or email them at: reservations@fortrileyocsc.com9 May 2-4 pm “Hearts Apart” Military Spouse Appreciation event . Join us for an Information scavengerhunt. Prizes will be awarded. Free childcare will be provided. Your child MUST be registered with CYS.Please RSVP no later than May 6th at the following linkhttps://webtrac.mwr.army.mil/webtrac/rileyrectrac.html4 May King Field House Health & Fitness Expo: 9am-12pm come meet your local resources in the world of health, wellnessand fitness. Enjoy 3 full hours of back to back: Spinning, Zumba , TRX, Ab Force, PIYO strength, Body Blast and CircuitBreaker. Expo and classes are FREE4 May Fun for the Fallen: Riley’s Conference Center Running Track; join Survivor Outreach Services for a Four mile funrun/walk to remember our Fallen Soldiers. Event check in starts at 8am. Registration was April 19th but you can show upfor support for the runners. See flyer below.4 May Fort Riley Gospel Concert featuring Stephanie Leavins 6pm Morris Hill Chapel. For moreinformation see attached flyer.
  4. 4. 11 May Fun in the Sun: Family Day at the Fort Riley Marina 10am-3pm the Outdoor RecreationCenter will be hosting the 3rd annual Ft Riley Marina “Fun in the Sun” Family Fun Day Event.Cook out, inflatables, marina will provide free boat rides and much more.For more information call 785-239-2363. See Flyer below.15 May Fort Riley Blood Drive: Wednesday, May 15 11:00 am – 5:00 pm WTB Clam Shell 675Warrior Road Visit redcrossblood.org or call1-800 RED-CROSS (800-733-2767) to schedule your appointment!http://www.riley.army.mil/UnitPage.aspx?unit=RedCross10 May Fashion Show, Main PX: 4pm Refreshments & Raffle; 5pm Show begins See Flyer below10 May Custer Hill Bowling Center: 100 Free Games and Shoes 11am-6pm See Flyer belowArea high school graduation dates listed o a flyer below17 May Rally Point Bingo: Free Bingo 6:30pm Childcare is available to make reservationscall 785-240-0821 See Flyer belowThe weather in the Central Flint Hills can be unpredictable and at times lethal. Understanding theweather signs mother nature gives you can save your life. Please see the attached flyer to assist you .Get a Kit , Make a Plan, and Be Informed.Is your child musical? Check out the flyer below for an opportunity to join the Flint Hill orchestra.
  5. 5. Army Wellness Center AWC is now open!7285 Normandy DriveFort Riley, KSMonday—Friday0800-1700239.WELL (9355)Health Assessment ReviewAn analysis of a person’s health status, risk for disease, and ability to in crease physical activity safelyPhysical FitnessUsing state-of-the-art equipment, physical fitness level is assessed and used to create an individualizedexercise prescriptionHealthy NutritionUse of metabolic testing that synchronizes an individual’s resting metabolic rate to provide tailoredstrategies for weight loss, gain ormaintenanceStress ManagementEducation in biofeedback and stress relief techniques, positive coping skills and good sleep habitsGeneral Wellness EducationEducation on topics such as healthy lifestyles, increased resiliency,preventing chronic disease through healthy living habits, and self- careTobacco EducationAn assessment of an individual’s readiness to change and a discussion of possible options for becomingtobacco-free.You set the goals; the AWC staff puts you on the path to achieving them!
  6. 6. 1-63 CAB Town Hall Meeting21 May 20126pmBarlow TheaterThis Town hall meeting for thosewho were unable to attend themeetings in April.Topics will cover information to prepareSoldiers and Families forthe upcoming mission to Africa.Command representative will be there toanswer questions.Spouses are highly encouraged to attend!This Town Hall Meeting is for those who were unable to attend the Town hall meetings in AprilThe same information will be presented.
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  8. 8. Ready Army - http://www.riley.army.mil/UnitPage.aspx?unit=ReadyArmy<http://www.riley.army.mil/UnitPage.aspx?unit=ReadyArmyFt. Riley New comers link http://www.riley.army.mil/newarrivals/spouses/default.aspxMilitaryone source http://www.militaryonesource.mil/MOS/f?p=MOS:HOME:0::::Army one source http://www.myarmyonesource.com/default.aspxFort Riley Current News Updates: This information has recently been updated, and is now available.http://www.riley.army.mil/OurPost/CurrentNews.aspFt. Riley Post directory http://www.dodhousingnetwork.com/army/fort-riley/base-directory.php?i=27Use full websites1-63 AR Facebook Page:http://www.facebook.com/pages/Fort-Riley-KS/1-ID-2HBCT-1-63CAB/221149081082?ref=nfAlpha Company facebook pagehttp://www.facebook.com/pages/assasins.frg?fref=tsBravo Company facebook pagehttp://www.facebook.com/pages/Bounty-Hunters-1-63-Armor/192619844106486?fref=pbCharlie Company facebook pagehttp://www.facebook.com/pages/1-63-CAB-Charlie-Co-FRG/253104324703?fref=tEcho Company facebook pagehttp://www.facebook.com/pages/Echo-Company-Eagles-1-63-AR-Battalion/414580375296127?fref=ts
  9. 9. Websites ContinuedFinanceMypay: http://www.dfas.milThrift Savings Plan: http://www.tsp.govNews OutletsU.S. Army Homepage: http://www.army.milU.S Department of Defense: http://www.defense.govArmy Knowledge Online (AKO): http://www.us.army.milDoD Community Relations: http://www.ourmilitary.milTrack Santa: http://www.norad.milMilitary Family, Youth, and ChildrenMilitary Children and Youth: http://www.militaryhomefront.dod.milUSA4 Military Families: http://www.usa4militaryfamilies.dod.mil/portal/page/mhf/USA4/HOMEPAGE_V3Employmenthttp://www.usajobs.govMedical CareDental Care: http://www.tricare.mil/mybenefit/ProfileFilter.do?&puri=%2Fhome%2FDentalTRICARE: http://www.tricare.milTRICARE Online: http://www.tricareonline.comDEERS Enrollment Online: http://tricare.mil/mybenefit/home/overview/Eligibility/DEERSEducationDoD Education Activity http://www.dodea.edu/homeGI Bill: http://www.gibill.va.govServicesPX : http://www.aafes.comUS Postal Service: http://www.usps.comNational weather Service: http://www.nws.noaa.gov
  10. 10. The location of the Dragon Store is in the battalion HQ BLDG 7622in the S-2.Reference herein to any specific commercial products, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does notnecessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the United States Government. The views and opinions ofauthors expressed herein do not necessarily state or reflect those of the United States Government, and shall not be used for advertising orproduct endorsement purposes.