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29 February 2012 1HBCT Weekly News Update
 

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29 February 2012 1HBCT Weekly News Update: please pass along to Soldiers, Family and Friends of 1HBCT. You can always stay up to date with local events by going to 1st Infantry Division page at ...

29 February 2012 1HBCT Weekly News Update: please pass along to Soldiers, Family and Friends of 1HBCT. 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. And we are always up and posting new information on FaceBook! Join us on the Official 1HBCT FaceBook Page at www.facebook.com/1HBCTDEVILBRIGADE?v=wall&ref-sgm

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    • 29 February 2012 1HBCT Weekly News Update: please pass along to Soldiers, Family and Friends of 1HBCT. You can always stay up todate 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 thisyou can click on this link to read the weekly news. http://www.riley.army.mil/UnitPage.aspx?unit=1bct. And we are always up and posting newinformation on FaceBook! Join us on the Official 1HBCT FaceBook Page at www.facebook.com/1HBCTDEVILBRIGADE?v=wall&ref-sgmFort Riley Current News Update – Gate Closures!!! Beginning Mar 19, Fort Rileys 12th Street gate will become a 24-hour operational gate, withinbound traffic only from 5 - 7 a.m. in order to facilitate a smoother flow of traffic onto the installation. This is due to major road constructionon K18. The Ogden Gate will no longer be a 24-hour operational gate. Normal traffic flow will continue from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m., Mon - Fri. TheOgden gate will close on all federal holidays.Operation Hammer schedule: Watch for these brief gate closures: This information has recently been updated, and is now available. OperationHammer is a routine emergency gate closure drill at Fort Riley. Each drill lasts less than five minutes.The schedule is as follows: Feb. 29 - 3:30 p.m. at Rifle Range Road, March 1 - 9 p.m. at Trooper ACP, March 6 - 2:20 p.m. at Ogden ACP , March 7- 7:10 p.m. at Henry ACP, March 12 - 11:10 a.m. at Grant ACP, March 15 - 10:30 p.m. at Ogden ACP, March 21 - 9:50 a.m. at Trooper ACP , March23 - 2:50 p.m. at Henry ACP, March 26 - 5:20 p.m. at Four Corners , March 28 - 8:40 p.m. at Trooper ACP Fort Riley Religious Ministries Update - The Good News Club After School Bible program: This information has recently been updated, and isnow available. The Good News Club After School Bible program for students in grades first through fifth will meet from 4 to 5 p.m. onThursdays, from March 29 through April 26 at Morris Hill Chapel. Good News Club includes Bible lessons, creative learning activities, missionarystories, songs and scripture memory activities. For more information and to sign up a student, contact Don Ericson, director, ReligiousEducation, at 785-239-0979 or at donald.ericson@us.army.mil Registration forms are required and are also available at Fort Riley chapels.Manhattan MRC‐ The monthly Military Relations Luncheon is on March 7th at the Manhattan Country Club at 11:00am. They will have aWounded Warrior from Tempered Steel in Atchinson, KS come and speak about his journey. Please make time in your schedule to come andhear this wonderful presentation. To RSVP: call the Chamber of Commerce at 785‐776‐8829 or register online under Upcoming Events atwww.manhattan.org under the MRC Luncheon. Reservations can no longer be made through Whitney as she is no longer with the ManhattanChamber office.VETS4WARRIORS.COM: If you know anyone who has been deployed and needs someone to talk to, please refer them to this website atwww.vets4warriors.com for 24/7 assistance. There are resources to help them make the transition and support the family.
    • Womens History Month Observance: A special observance for Womens History Month on 21 MAR 12 from 1145-1245 in the East Ball Room ofthe Fort Riley Conference Center. The observance will assist our Soldiers, Families, and Civilian employees in recognizing the manyachievements and contributions made by women to our country.Food Handler’s Course being offered: FRG’s if you have new personal that want to assist you with food fundraisers make sure they have theirFood Handler’s card, see the training being offered by the 97th MP’s (they have opened this up to 1HBCT FRG’s)! 97th MP’s have scheduled aFood Handler Course at Bldg 8618 Sustainment Drive (MP Battalion) on Thursday, 8 March 12, at 1800 hrs. If you have folks that are planning aFund Raiser this year, this would be a chance for them to attend the class and receive their Food Handler card. This card is good for 1 year. Ifyou prefer, you could take the course online at: http://iach.amedd.army.mil/ and bring their grade sheet to this class where they would beissued their Food Handler card. OR they could go to Preventive Medicine, Bldg 609A, along with their grade sheet to obtain their Food HandlerCard. Please let your BN FRSA if you are interested in this class by 7 March so they can RSVP for you!Military Community and Family Policy Weekly: Welcome to the Military Community and Family Policy (MC&FP) Weekly eNewsletter, providingyou with access to the blog post of Robert L. Gordon III, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Military Community and Family Policy), the latestQuality of Life news and information from the Department of Defense, and dates for upcoming Guard and Reserve onsite sales. The link belowwill open up the MC&FP Weekly eNewsletter in your browser. If the link above does not work, please copy and paste the entire link into yourbrowser window. http://apps.mhf.dod.mil/mcfp/weekly A PDF version of the newsletter is also available for download from the link above. YourMC&FP Team! Military Community and Family Policy, Office of the Secretary of Defense Providing policy, tools, and resources to further enhancethe quality of life of service members and their families. SUMMER CAMP OPPORTUNITY FOR MILITARY CHILDREN Golden Corral Restaurant group is offering asummer camp experience for 2000 military kids this summer. Interested individuals go to www.campcorral.org and complete the registrationprocess and pick the camp closest to your home. The priority for selection goes to 1 -Families of the Fallen, 2 - Wounded or disabled in the lineof duty and 3 -any military child. There is a questionnaire individuals will complete; their responses are then racked and stacked by a computerprogram which then determines their selection priority. This is about the kids. Camp Corral is an amazing week of non-stop fun and excitementin the great outdoors for the children of our American military heroes. Its for the children of brave soldiers who have been injured or fallenprotecting our freedom, our way of life. Camp Corral is a wonderful chance for kids to share amazing adventures through boating, swimming,hiking, archery and doing just about everything you can do enjoying fresh air and nature. Camp Corral kids tell us they have made friendships
    • and memories that will last a lifetime! The folks at Golden Corral restaurants are proud to continue their tradition of supporting our veteransand military families by making Camp Corral possible. Golden Corral wanted to find a way to support the families of disabled veterans and thoseinjured in the line of duty and Camp Corral was the perfect opportunity. To learn more about Camp Corral and how one week can create lastingmemories for a wonderful child, please click the Learn More button. http://www.campcorral.org/about Closest one is in our backyard at RockSprings 4-H Center Junction City, KS 1168 Highway K157, Junction City, KS, 66441 Camp Dates: July 16 - 20, 2012
    • WIC has updated our document section with March is National NutritionMonth: We have updated our web page at: http://www.riley.army.mil/UnitPage.aspx?unit=WIC See flyer
    • The Soldier Family Assistance Center (SFAC) will be holding a Hiring Hero’s Career Fair on Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at Riley’s Conference Centeron Fort Riley. If you would like to learn more about Army Community Service and the SFAC and Employment Readiness programs (ERP), pleaseclick on these links: SFAC http://www.riley.army.mil/UnitPage.aspx?unit=ACS.sfac and/or ERPhttp://www.riley.army.mil/UnitPage.aspx?unit=ACS.employ See Flyer