10 January 2013 1-63AR Weekly News Update: please pass along to Soldiers, Family and Friends of 1-63 AR. 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 1-63 AR FaceBook Page at http://www.facebook.com/pages/Fort-Riley-KS/1-ID-2HBCT-1-63CAB/221149081082?ref=nf________________________________________________________________________________________________Noise and Training Advisory for January 3-13, 2013.Training scheduled for Jan. 3-8 does not have the potential for significant noise. From Jan. 8-11, between.the hours of 6:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.,will have a potential for impact noise.Road/Area Closures. N/A.Fort Riley’s Biggest Loser Program, a six-month fitness program, starts Jan. 14 at King Field House.Soldiers, Family members and civilians may participate. Civilians who participate are authorized threehouse of administrative leave absence per week for the duration of the program. For more information orto receive a participation packet, contact the fitness department at 785-240 2664or justin.m.grieger.naf@mail. mil. Packets must be turned in by Jan. 13. January . 12 and February 9 at 7 p.m A Flick-and-Float event will take place . at Eyster Pool. Cost toparticipateis $10 per Family or $5 per is $10 per Family or $5 per person. Hot dogs, chips, juice and cookies will beserved throughout the movie. Families may bring their own food, too. For more information call 785-239-9441 or see attached flyer,
January. 12 12:30 p.m A Blind Draw Doubles Tournament Custer Hill Bowling Center. Registration is at 11 a.m., and blind draws will take place at noon. The entry fee is $25 per person. Cash prizes will be awarded for first and second place. For more information, call 785-239-4366 or see attached flyer Did you make a New Years resolution to get fit? Fort Riley has programs to help. Learn more: http://ow.ly/gy5LQ January. 19. from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. Custer Hill Bowling Center will host a kids lock-in night Unlimited bowling and drinks will be provided. The cost is $7.50 per child, and children must be at least 10 years old to participate. Parents must sign in and sign out when picking up children. Emergency contact information must accompany children. For more information, call 785-239-4366. See attached flyer. January 22 6pm Barlow theater 1-63 Town Hall Meeting for Echo, Delta and Bravo. For more information please see flyer attached below. January. 27 3 p.m. Theatre Works USA presents Charlotte’s Web Junction City C.L. Hoover Opera House, 135 West 7th St. E.B. Whites beloved story of friendship, bravery and selfless love. Call 785-238-3906 for tickets or visit www.jcoperahouse. org.January 17, 6-8:00 pm Our People, our Land, Our Images Exhibit & Short Film Series:Our People, Our Land, Our Images: International Indigenous PhotographersThis is a series of three short films that directly ties to the traveling exhibit, Our People, Our Land, Our Images: International Indigenous Photographers.There will be short intermissions between each film. . The location for this event is 315 S. 3rd St,Manhattan, KS 66502 . For more infromation contact email@example.com or phone 785-587-2726
January 12 Operation Sweet Treat at the Manhattan Town Center. Visit the Local Manhattan girl Scouttroops stationed near the customer service on 12 January to purchase a ration of these sweet treats forsoldiers currently deployed overseas and within the USO and the Warrior transition battalion at Ft. Riley.For more information please read flyer below.January 22 1 pm The Fort Riley Middle School Groundbreaking ceremonyIn the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be conducted inside the Fort Riley Middle Schoolgymnasium. The new middle school will replace the existing school, with construction of the new schoolexpected to becompleted by August 2014. The public is invited to attend the event. A reception will follow theceremony from 1:30 to 2 p.m. in the middle school library.January 23 The Tax Center, on Ft. Riley which is located at Building 7034 at the corner of Normandy7285and Bullard on Custer Hill, is scheduled to open. to make an appointment call 785-239-1040. thisservice is free to all active duty /family military members. See attached flyer belowNOW – Feb Outdoor Rec Frosty Contest . Each time it snows, take pictures of you and your friends makinga snowman for the chance to win prizes from Outdoor Rec. One entry per snowfall is allowed. Submit yourpictures to Outdoor Rec on Rifle Range Road, for more information please contact 785-239-2363.**Just Added** Childcare on Ft Riley at Warren East for December: Dec 1, 7-11pm, Dec 4 & 18, 6-8pm,Dec 15, 10am-4pm.. Be sure to make your reservations in advance at Warren East CDC. Saturday childcareincludes lunch at 1130. Patrons may either use their AFC hours or pay the hourly rate to take advantage ofthe care. For more information please contact 785-239-0822
January 21 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of CelebrationCenter Court10:00 am - 4:00 pm “A day on, not a day off” is the theme for a day’s worth of activities honoring Dr. Martin Luther King,Jr. Event highlights will include local school choirs, brief speeches by local government leaders anddignitaries, and numerous talent showcases.January 23 Martin Luther King Observance 11:45-12:45 Riley’s Conference Center. For more informationplease see attached flyer below.January 22-31 Klicks for Kids Photography ExhibitManhattan Town Center is pleased to welcome the Klicks for Kids Exhibit to Center Court, sponsoredby the Kansas Children’s Service League. Esteemed photographers throughout the state of Kansas have compiled a moving exhibit of Kansas kids that are looking for an adoptive family to offer them a warm and loving home. You don’t want to miss this inspirational exhibit!January 24 6pm 2ABCT will be holding a Care Team class. For more information please see the flyerattached below. January 25 Ft. Riley Network meeting. 10:30am Riley’s Conference Center. The Network meeting is open toany and all interested in knowing about any up coming events on Ft. Riley and the surrounding areas. Formore information please see attached flyer.January 24-27 Sidewalk sale Manhattan Town Center. For more information please see the attached flyer below.January 7 -18 February Youth Ice skating lessons in Manhattan. For more information please see the flyer attached .
Do you have the Best BRO Love Story?Is your love story the stuff fairytales are made of? Tell us about it! Send us a photo of you with your significant other, information about when and where you met and two or three sentences about what makes your love story the best in the 1st Infantry Division. The photos will be posted to the Division Facebook page and fans will be asked to "like" their favorites. The photo with the most "likes" on Feb. 1will be declared the winner. The winning couple will be featured in an article that will appear in the Feb. 15 edition of Fort Rileys Post Newspaper.Please email your photo and information to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Jan. 27. The Best BRO Love Story contest is open to current and former 1st Infantry Division Soldiersand their significant others.Military One Source (MOS )Tax Consultants: All year long, you have access to MOS tax consultants by calling 1-800-342-9647. MOS tax consultants can help you maximize your refund. They can address tax-related questions regardingself-employment, divorce, capital gains, and deductions from your individual retirement account. They can also help youplan for next year so as to avoid unexpected issues. All services are free and confidential.Tax-Related Articles: Articles on subjects such as tax benefits for parents; filing taxes when a service member is deployed;the earned income tax credit; and the estate tax; are available to print, download or share for free on the MOS website,www.militaryonesource.mil <http://www.militaryonesource.mil> . The attached article, “H & R Block Free Tax FilingService,” includes tips on how to access your W-2 from the Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS), and alsodiscusses who is eligible for MOS Tax Services.****************************Dont forget to register your kids for youth sports!********************************* Start Smart Skill Development: ages 3-4 - Register by Jan. 11 Start Smart Basketball: Grades K-1- Register by Jan. 11 Family Fitness Challenge ( Jan. 25 6-7pm) - Register by Jan. 23 For more information call, 785-239-9885
1/18 and 1-63 are hosting Army Family Team Building (AFTB) class 13-14 February 9-3pmwhile our soldiers are at NTC.Army Family Team Building (AFTB) classes consist of information on resources, benefits, leadership, and interpersonalskills. The goalof AFTB is to improve overall personal growth bypromoting personal and Family Readiness, to assist Soldiers and Family Members in adapting to change, to help Familiesbecome self-reliantand informed, and to assist in developingprofessional skills.This will also be another way to network with other military spouses.Free childcare is available .To RSVP for childcare and this class please contact Mimi Woodworth email@example.comNo Later Than(NLT) 28 January for childcare reservations . 8 February to attend the class. . For more information see attached flyerFort Riley is preparing to implement changes to its firearms policy in 2013. The changes were made as part of anArmywide policy change that went into effect last year and will be implemented in phases over the course of the comingyear. Read more: http://ow.ly/gy46NFind the sitters & nannies your family needs in 2013. As a military family, your Sittercity membership is free- thanks to theDoD.Activate Yours Today! www.sittercity.com/DoDFt Riley Tax Center will be opening its doors on January 23, 2013 to April 15, 2013. FT Riley Tax Officewill be able to provide assistance to all FT Riley Soldiers, Family members, Retirees, and other eligibleindividuals. This service is "FREE" of charge.Location: Bldg 7034 on Custer HillHours: Monday-Saturday and closed on Federal Holidays. Call for an appointment 785-239-1040. Seeattached flyer for more information
Military Saves Campaign- The 2013 Military Saves Campaign will get underway during MilitarySaves Week, February 25-March 2, 2013. As part of the larger nationwide America SavesCampaign, Military Saves will again be conducted in cooperation with the Consumer Federationof America. As in prior years, the Military Saves Campaign is a year-long effort for the DoDmilitary community, and the military banks have traditionally played a key role in supporting theCampaign. The result of a successful Campaign is the enhanced financial readiness of militarymembers and their families by reducing debt and fostering a saving culture. The 2013 MilitarySaves Campaign memo from General Martin E. Dempsey, USA, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs ofStaff, and Sergeant Major Bryan B. Battaglia, USMC, Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman, isattached. The theme for this years campaign is "Start Small, Think Big." Sign up now toparticipate in Military Saves Week 2013. You can do this by clicking on the following link(http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/MSW2013signup to join the 2013 Campaign.Becoming involved with OCSC will help you to become a vital part of the Fort Riley community(through various service projects), enhance your personal/ professional development,make new friends, and build a support network. For more information please see the attached flyer belowAbilene newsletter please see attached belowWeekly bowling specials please see attached flyer below
Here are the upcoming 4 days from division:18-21 Jan-Martin Luther King Birthday15-18 February- Presidents day21-24 March- Division training holiday29-March 1April- Division training holiday24-27 May-Memorial day14-17 June-Army Birthday4-7 July-4th of July2-5 August- Division training holiday30 August -2 Sept-Labor day
Use full websites Fort Riley Community Partnership- http://www.riley.army.mil/UnitPage.aspx?unit=CommPartner <http://www.riley.army.mil/UnitPage.aspx?unit=CommPartner Ready Army - http://www.riley.army.mil/UnitPage.aspx?unit=ReadyArmy <http://www.riley.army.mil/UnitPage.aspx?unit=ReadyArmyFRG 1ID Ft Riley Update Website:http://www.1id.army.mil/DocumentList.aspx?lib=1ID_FRG_UpdatesFt. 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 sourcehttp://www.myarmyonesource.com/default.aspx Fort Riley Current News Updates: This information has recently been updated, and is nowavailable. http://www.riley.army.mil/OurPost/CurrentNews.asp x In addition to the CurrentNews page there are Garrison Commanders Community Corner articleshttp://www.riley.army.mil/DocumentList.aspx?lib=GC-Corner Ft. Riley Post directory http://www.dodhousingnetwork.com/army/fort-riley/base-directory.php?i=271-63 AR Facebook Page:http://www.facebook.com/pages/Fort-Riley-KS/1-ID-2HBCT-1-63CAB/221149081082?ref=nf
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
The location of the Dragon Store is in the battalion HQ BLDG 7622 in the S-2.
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