HOME OF THE BIG RED ONE THE 1ST INFANTRY DIVISION POST 1DivPost.com FRIDAY, MARCH 9, 2012 Vol. 4, No. 9 FORT RILEY, KAN.IN BRIEF Leading the way Correction: In the March 2issue of the 1st Infantry Divi-sion Post in Riley Roundtableon page 5, the question, “Whatpositive changes have you noticedin traffic flow at the Henry GateAccess Control Point since FortRiley changed regulations to noincoming traffic between 5 and 7a.m.?” The question should haveread outgoing traffic between 5and 7 a.m. For traffic updates, please seethe Traffic Report on page 2 orvisit www.riley.army.mil and clickon “Advisories.” Remember to “spring for-ward” – Daylight Savings Timebegins at 2 a.m. March 11. Fort Riley Fire and EmergencyServices would like to remind allthat smoke detector and carbonmonoxide detector batteries needto be changed twice a year. Sowhen you change your clock’stime, remember to change batter-ies, too. Once you have changed Amanda Kim Stairrett | 1ST INF. DIV.the batteries, be sure to test the Mark Desmet, Fort Riley’s Warrior Zone business manager, left, gives Gen. David M. Rodriguez, FORSCOM commander, right, adetectors. tour of the Warrior Zone March 1. Rodriguez was at Fort Riley as part of a visit to meet with 1st Inf. Div. leaders. Heading to Aggieville fordrinks? Get home to Fort Rileysafely with The Riley Ride. Thisservice is open for all DoD ID FORSCOM senior leaders visit post to meet Soldiers, tourcardholders and runs Friday and Gen. David M. By Amanda Kim StairrettSaturday evenings. For more infor- Rodriguez, and Mollie Millermation, call 785-239-5614. FORSCOM com- 1ST INF. DIV. PUBLIC AFFAIRS mander, left, The Fort Riley Commissary presents Staff U.S. Army Forces Command’swill mark the completion of a Sgt. Joshua Bell, top general visited Fort Riley a littlemassive renovation and addi- gunnery ser- more than a month ago. Gen. Davidtion project with a six-day grand geant, 1st Bn., M. Rodriguez came back March 1,reopening celebration, beginning 7th FA Regt., and this time he brought guests.March 13. The event will kick off right, two Purple Rodriguez; his wife, Ginny;with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Hearts and an Command Sgt. Maj. Darrin J.9 a.m., and the store will open im- Army Commen- Bohn, FORSCOM’s senior non-mediately following. There will be dation with Valor commissioned officer; and Bohn’sno early bird shopping March 13. March 1 at the wife, Rochelle, were among the of- Grand reopening prices will Warrior Zone. ficials who traveled from Fort Bragg,run from March 13 to 18, or N.C., to Kansas last week. Rodri-while supplies of promotionally Amanda Kim guez and Bohn met with their Fortpriced items last. Stairrett 1ST INF. DIV. See RODRIGUEZ, page 10 The Fort Riley Tax Centeris open in Building 7034 at thecorner of Normandy and Bullard ‘DRAGON’ BRIGADE TRAINS AT NTCStreet to prepare 2009, 2010 and2011 federal tax returns. The tax Soldiers withcenter will also prepare state tax Co. D, 1st Bn.,returns as a courtesy when com- 28th Inf. Regt.pleting your federal return. train on the art Hours of operation are 9 a.m. of patrollingto 6 p.m. Monday through Friday Feb. 14 duringand 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. their month-Walk-ins appointments are long rotation towelcome, but appointments are NTC, Fort Irwin,encouraged. You can make an ap- Calif., which thepointment either in person or by unit recentlycalling 785-239-1040. Appoint- completed.ments will be available Mondaythrough Friday only. Saturdays arestrictly walk-in days. Sgt. Gene A. Arnold | 4TH IBCT Staff Sgt. Tiffany Senior leadership with the 4th IBCT, in conjunction with the ANA, Monnett Applications for the Our 4TH IBCTFamily for Families First Afghan national police and interpreter role players, conduct aFoundation’s 2012 Educational combined arms rehearsal to pull together loose ends of anGrant are now available at www. operation to eliminate enemy forces from key regions to helpourfamilyfoundation.org. stimulate economic growth and re-enforce security at FOB Mar- Grants applications are dueMay 17 and are given in amounts jon Feb. 18 at NTC, Fort Irwin, Calif. ‘Dragons’ wrap up NTCup to $5,000 for the spouse of anactive-duty service member. For more information, visit ‘Dragons’ fine tune unit’s rotation, prepare to deploywww.ourfamilyfoundation.org. The Tricare Service Center battle rhythm while at NTC By Sgt. Scott Lamberson 4TH IBCT PUBLIC AFFAIRS tion was used to train and prepare Sol- diers and leaders for their upcomingwill operate under new hours. By Sgt. Gene A. Arnold the observer controllers with the Na- deployment to Afghanistan.The center will be open from 7:30 4TH IBCT PUBLIC AFFAIRS tional Training Center, Fort Irwin, FORT IRWIN, Calif. – During the Once Soldiers touched ground ina.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Calif., as they trained for their dual “Dragon” Brigade’s rotation to the Na- California, the gears were in motion,Friday. For more information, call FORT IRWIN, Calif. – Soldiers combat and assisting-the-force roles tional Training Center at Fort Irwin, whether drawing vehicles and equip-785-239-7000 with the 4th Infantry Brigade Com- before deploying this year. Calif., Soldiers and leaders with the ment from the rail yard or conductingSAFETY HOLIDAY bat Team, 1st Infantry Division, also From Feb. 11 through 24, ev- 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, training, which would prepare them known as the “Dragon” Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, put their com-As of Thursday, March 9, used the informational tools from See NTC, page 8 bat proficiency to the test. The rota- See NTC WRAP-UP, page 10079 KANSAS ARMED FORCES APPRECIATION DAY Members of the 1st Infantry Division’sdays have passed since the Commanding General’s Mounted Colorlast vehicular fatality on Fort Guard stand next to Kansas Gov. SamRiley. With 32 more, the post Brownback, second from right, and Brig.will celebrate with a safety Gen. Paul Funk, 1st Inf. Div. deputy com-holiday to take place at each manding general for maneuver, right,unit’s discretion. March 1 at the bottom of the Kansas State Capitol building’s south stairs in Topeka. The CGMCG visited the capitol as part of Kansas Armed Forces Appreciation Day The next USAG Resilience activities. Day Off will be: Mollie Miller MARCH 1ST INF. DIV. 23 1DivPost.com
2 | MARCH 9, 2012 HOME OF THE BIG RED ONETraining shows areas post can improve energy conservationBy Pamela Redford have already been gone, such SEA provided the following faucets1ST INFANTRY DIVISION POST as T-12 fluorescent fixtures, snapshot of potential estimated • Lighting upgrade im- incandescent light bulbs, high- annual savings in its findings: provements in fixtures, spac- Fort Riley is a little better pressure sodium fixtures and • Placing Building 580’s ing, number and type of lampsthan average when compared high-flow commodes and uri- outer parking lot lights back During the training session,to other garrisons, but there is nals. on the EMCS schedule would Parkhurst said Fort Riley isalways room for improvement But according to Parkhurst, save about 67,000 kilowatts an “officially not on the naughtywhen it comes to reducing the post’s real energy conserva- hour and more than $2,600 list” with IMCOM, and theenergy and water usage, ac- tion issue “isn’t so much about annually assessment was “good, but wecording to Lyman Parkhurst, the equipment as it is how Fort • Repairing the No. 8632 can do better.”associate, Sain Engineering As- Riley is operating it.” company operations facility The event was intended tosociates Inc. Buildings with local con- equipment room light switch increase public awareness and That was the theme of the trol are frequently outside that is currently stuck “on” will provide reminders of conser-March 1 Energy Awareness prescribed temperature ranges save 39,000 kwh and $1,500 vation opportunities. WithTraining at Patton Hall, fol- or operating schedules, SEA annually 14,000 square feet of build-lowing a three-day Energy found. • Eliminating a 300-watt ings, Fort Riley needs the sup-Awareness and Conservation Parkhurst also pointed out incandescent lamp that is on port of Army military, civilianAssessment at Fort Riley fund- unnecessary daytime lighting each work day will save $89 and contractor personnel toed by the Installation Manage- at Fort Riley is triggered often annually, or if left on in a me- maximize energy conservation,ment Command. by photo-sensor failures and chanical room, the annual sav- Parkhurst said. A team of energy special- nighttime exterior lighting is ings are $215 annually. The training was open toists from SEA partnered with not evenly distributed. In its executive summary all Fort Riley personnel. At-the Directorate of Public Newer buildings seem to to Fort Riley Garrison Com- tendees included major ten-Works’ Energy Office to con- be over-lit, he said, while older mander William J. Clark, SEA ant command representatives,duct inspections of 15 build- buildings are widely variable, recommended a number of building custodians, facility re-ings – about 5 percent of the with some having low-lighting low-cost and no-cost items, as pair and upkeep coordinators,structures on post – “to iden- levels and some having every well as the following sugges- DPW operations and mainte-tify potential low-cost/no-cost interior and exterior light on. tions: nance and others involved withenergy and water-saving op- The good news is most • Changing over to hot maintenance or repair of facili-portunities, promote energy of these problems are easily water systems from remaining ties, engineering, planning andawareness and assist garrisons solved, he said. By more effi- steam systems others involved with facilityin reducing energy costs, while ciently utilizing the Emergen- • Relocation of air com- planning, design or construc-maintaining the quality of life cy Management Control Sys- pressors from mechanical tion and Family housing andfor Army and civilian person- tem, timers and dimmers and rooms and shutting them off barracks management. Pamela Redford | POSTnel,” according to a Feb. 15 spacing out fixtures or simply at night to increase efficiency For more information Lyman Parkhurst, associate, Sain Engineering Associ- ates Inc., makes known the results of a three-dayDPW press release. turning off the lights in some and reduce moisture about Fort Riley’s sustain- Energy Awareness and Conservation Assessment dur- Parkhurst of Arvada, Colo., areas, Parkhurst said thousands • Replacing high-flow fix- ability vision, visit http:// ing a training session March 1 at Patton Hall. The edu-said he did find things dur- of dollars could be saved annu- tures with low-flow shower- r i l e y. a r m y. m i l / Un i t Pa g e . cational session reviewed SEA’s assessment anding the inspection that should ally. heads, commodes, urinals and aspx?unit=Sustainability. focused on how to maximizing energy conservation. WEST POINT FOUNDERS DAY DINNER Mollie Miller | 1ST INF. DIV. GET SET Training Empowering the user with valuable IT skills Uniforms worn by U.S. Military Academy at West Point cadets line the walls during the academy’s Founders Day Dinner March 3 in Manhattan. The dinner 1 to 1:45 p.m. | March 7, March 21, April 4 and April 18 welcomed dozens of alumni of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and Bldg. 200, Patton Hall Auditorium honored the founding of the academy, which was March 16, 1802. Guest speakers for the evening event included Maj. Gen. 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HOME OF THE BIG RED ONE MARCH 9, 2012 | 3Soldiers share field experience with K-State UAS studentsK-STATE MEDIA RELATIONS “Do your Capt. Joshua Krause, battal- SALINA, Kan. – Three homework and ion intelligence officer, 1st Bn.,members of the 1st Battalion,7th Field Artillery Regiment, prepare for each 7th FA Regt., shows off the2nd Heavy Brigade CombatTeam, 1st Infantry Division, flight. We were com- Raven during a presentationspoke to Kansas State Univer- municating at least Feb. 28 atsity Salina’s Introduction to Un-manned Aircraft Vehicles class 12 hours in advance K-State Salina.about their work with the Ra- of the launch whenven unmanned aircraft platform K-STATE MEDIAFeb. 28. possible.” RELATIONS Capt. Joshua Krause, bat- SGT. JASON ARMSTRONGtalion intelligence officer; Sgt. 1ST BN., 7TH FA REGT.,Jason Armstrong, battalion 1ST HBCT - UAV OPERATORUAV operator; and Sgt. Timo-thy Stetch, battalion intelligence weighs less than 15 points andanalyst, were half of a team that allows its operators to see whatflew a Raven during a recent the enemy doesn’t want them toyearlong deployment to Iraq. see, according to Krause. The team’s mission was to In addition to explainingadvise, train and assist Iraqi po- the platform and its use in thelice in securing an area southeast military, the Soldiers gave adviceof Baghdad with a population about working in the UAS in-of 300,000, which would take dustry that applies to the civilianabout six hours to travel on the world as well. which evaluates existing UASground. The team was able to “If you’re the pilot, make technology and platforms forlaunch the Raven in less than sure you communicate with their suitability in disaster re-five minutes to determine po- your mission controller about sponse scenarios and trains op-tential threats, and it was used what you’ll be looking for, what erators and maintainers.mainly for force protection re- kind of sensors you need, what The UAS Program Of-connaissance. altitude you’ll be at,” Stetch said. fice collaborates with military It was used to monitor traffic Armstrong reminded the stu- organizations and the privateand check for roadside bombs. dents to be prepared. sector to focus on developingAn onboard infrared camera “Do your homework and unmanned flight in the nation’shelped identify possible threats. prepare for each flight. We were airspace and training pilots andThe unmanned aircraft also was communicating at least 12 hours operators of UAS’.useful for patrolling, which al- in advance of the launch when K-State also establishes cri-lowed Soldiers more time to rest possible,” Armstrong said. teria for UAS flight operations,and helped prevent setting a pat- Students in the class are plan- including activity at the Smokytern that would make the base ning careers that range from mil- Hill Weapons Range and even-vulnerable to an enemy attack. itary contractors to police force tually at the Herington UAS The Raven is small enough work. flight facility. The university’sto be transported in a backpack K-State Salina offers a bach- program office establishes poli-and weighs about four pounds, elor’s degree in unmanned air- cies and procedures to enablewith a maximum loiter time of craft systems and is home to both military and civilian orga- K-STATE MEDIA RELATIONS90 minutes. the Unmanned Aircraft Systems nizations to fly and test at the Students in the Unmanned Aircraft Systems class gather around the Raven Feb. 28 The entire equipment system Technology Evaluation Center, area facilities. at K-State Salina.Capt. Ronald R. Nehring, right, FES, greets friends and Family during his retirement ceremony Feb.29 at Station 5, Camp Forsyth.Nehring retired from FES afternearly 23 years of service. Pamela Redford POSTNehring retires after nearly 23 years FORT RILEY MUSEUMS Maj. Gen. Keith L. Ware poses for a portrait used in a 1968 issue of Danger Forward magazine.By Pamela Redford1ST INF. DIV. POST after the death of a little girl at Camp Forsyth from smoke inha- lation about five years ago. Former ‘BRO’ CG leaves Capt. Ronald R. Nehring,Fort Riley Fire and EmergencyServices, Directorate of Emer- While the times have changed, Nehring said, what he loves about the job has not. legacy at post, Armygency Services, retired from ser- “It’s the guys – especially ones The following is the first in a ‘BIG RED ONE’ VIETNAMvice with the Fort Riley Fire De- that are retired already. I’m old series of regularly appearing ar- COMMANDING GENERALSpartment after nearly 23 years of school,” he laughed. ticles to chronicle aspects of Fortservice during a Feb. 29 ceremo- Nehring’s wife, Kelly; daugh- Riley’s history. » Maj. Gen. Jonathan O.ny at Station 5, Camp Forsyth. ter, Chelsey; son, Nathan; moth- Seaman Nehring’s first day on the job er, father, mother-in-law and a By Melony Gabbert » Maj. Gen. William E.was June 1, 1989, which Neh- neighbor joined him at the Fam- 1ST INF. DIV. POST DePuyring said was a date with destiny ily’s table for lunch. His eldest » Maj. Gen. John H. Hayhe thanked retired Capt. Bob son, Zachary, is studying in Fin- » Maj. Gen. Keith L. Ware Although Maj. Gen. Keith » Maj. Gen. Orwin C.Muhlig for. Muhlig retired April land, but joined in via Skype for L. Ware was a Medal of Honor Talbott1, 1989, making room for a new the ceremony. recipient in World War II and » Maj. Gen. Albert E.position with the fire depart- After the meal, FES staff took a 1st Infantry Division com- Millroyment. turns sharing sentimental memo- manding general at the time Nehring was serving on the ries and funny stories. Nehring’s of his death Sept. 13, 1968, hevolunteer fire department in wife was presented with 22 red had never visited Fort Riley. um director, adding King evenWamego when Chris Trudo, re- roses in honor of Nehring’s years At Fort Riley, Ware El- had his own bed.tired assistant chief of operations, of service, and his children were ementary School and the Maj. Ware’s death gave him theknocked on the door to recruit given commemorative plaques Gen. Keith L. Ware Parade distinction of being the high-him for the job. Nehring’s father engraved with the FES logo and Pamela Redford | POST Capt. Ronald R. Nehring, FES takes one last ride in Field, in front of Building 500 est-ranking Army officer tosaid to “leave him alone; he had a their father’s name. Nehring also on Main Post, are named after perish in Vietnam. Engine 5 at Station 5, Camp Forsyth, after his Feb. 29business he wanted him to run,” received numerous gifts and retirement ceremony. Ware, but Ware was killed by Drafted in July 1941, WareTrudo said, chuckling that “it all cards. a rocket-propelled grenade hit- also became the first draftee toworked out OK.” A slideshow of photos HONORING NEHRING ting his UH-1 Huey helicop- be promoted to general officer. “I can tell some stories,” Neh- brought many to tears, between ter in Vietnam after assuming Ware had a distinguishedring began, recalling the first laughter, set to Alan Jackson’s command, but before leaving war career, Smith said.week on the job when he took “Remember When.” “We worked together for over 20 years … I’m really going the war for Kansas. “He always wanted to bea brush truck up to the old hos- Thanking his FES “Family” to miss Ron. He is very Family oriented, very caring and The helicopter had been up front where the action was,”pital landfill to help extinguish a for its tribute, Nehring told the a very loyal friend. We just grew up together out here – flying low near the Cambodi- he said. “He was involved in afire that had flames every color of crowd it wasn’t just his day. an border in order for Ware to lot of search-and-destroy mis-the rainbow. “Family has always been im- spent more time together than my brother and sister did. obtain a first-hand observation sions.” Since 1989, the technol- portant, and I hope it is for you We met in 1991 and became friends during a six-month of the offensive operation in During his career, he servedogy and safety equipment has guys, too. Not just this Family, tour at Station 3.” progress and better command in North Africa, Sicily, Italy,evolved, he said. Whereas there but all of you. That’s what this his troops against about 1,500 France, Germany and Viet-was only one computer with a is all about,” he said. “This may JOHN WERY | BATTALION 1 CHIEF, FES North Vietnamese. Three nam.database to enter runs in the early be my day, but it’s our day, too. command staff members and It was for his actions in1990s, now every firefighter has I thank you from the bottom of “Today means a lot. He spent 22 years working here. I four helicopter crew members France Dec. 26, 1944, thathis own computer, Nehring said. my heart.” worked under him when I first started, and I’ve known also were on board. There were Ware received the Medal of There used to be just two Nehring and his wife – also him more than 10 years. He’s a good person – has a no survivors. Honor. Ware, then a lieuten-portable radios per truck, but his high school sweetheart – will The helicopter carrying ant colonel, went alone on anow everyone is issued their own enjoy retirement on their farm good heart.” Ware and the others also had close-reconnaissance missionradio, he explained. The depart- in Wamego, Kelly said. Nehring CAPT. BRIAN GOOD | STATION FIVE, FES another then-famous passen- to determine the exact loca-ment has grown too, he said, Family Farms sells farm fresh ger aboard – King, Ware’s ev- tion of German positions onadding Fort Riley has five sta- milk, free-range brown eggs and er-present great white German a heavily fortified hilltop thattions today, instead of the three artisan cheese. “He’s one of the boys. He’s a brother to me. Some of the shepherd. had been causing casualties toNehring first started out with. In November, all the retirees guys you never got along with, but they’re still brothers King, a long-range recon- American forces. Nehring credits the new sta- will come back together for the and always had each other’s back. Nobody goes in and naissance trained dog, went Ware deliberately drew firetion at Forsyth with enabling the FES annual reunion, a tradition loses their life without the other one coming after him. everywhere with Ware once to locate the Germans. Twofire department to cut down on Nehring said he is looking for- Ware received him as a gift hours later, he returned to hisresponse time, an improvement ward to joining from the other That’s the way it’s always been. It’s a hell of a profession.” from patrol members, saidhe said was absolutely necessary side. CAPT. BOB MUHLIG | RETIRED FES Bob Smith, Fort Riley muse- See WARE, page 8
4 | MARCH 9, 2012 HOME OF THE BIG RED ONEIACH receives new bone density machine FACES OF IACH Irwin Army Community Hospital’s goals are to provide health care for warriors, military Families and retirees; support theBy Katherine Rosario Connie Wade deployment of medically ready forces; andIACH PUBLIC AFFAIRS lays, left, on the remain agile to meet diverse requirements. table to demon- One IACH employee who assists in Irwin Army Community strate how the accomplishing that mission is spotlightedHospital recently received a new bone den- each week.new bone density machine that sity machine at Spc.offers lower doses of radiation IACH works SPC. CHASITY YOUNG Youngper screening and measures os- ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST; while Jennifer CURRENT IACH COMMAND SERGEANTteoporosis progression. Newell, right, MAJOR/COMMANDER DRIVER Before the machine was sets up theavailable, patients received a Hometown: Killeen, Texas machine for aCT scan of their spine only, screening. Start date at IACH: June 2010and providers were not able to Years in area of specialty: Twolook at their hips or arms for What do you like most aboutosteoporosis progression,” said Katherine Rosario working for IACH?: “The employeesConnie Wade, radiologic tech- IACH and Soldiers here seem to desire anologist, IACH. mutual respect and treat others as they would “Now we can take pictures want to be treated.”of the lower spine and a hip or and allow patients to work out technologist, IACH. tient feel claustrophobic, Wade What should patients know about you?: “I amwrist to look further into what a plan with their health care The clinic can perform up said. always willing to help, so if you see me in the hall,may be causing the patient provider. to 15 screenings a week and “We don’t even require you and you’re in distress, ask for help.”pain,” she said. The machine also can track anyone can be referred by their to undress and change into a How are you dedicated to wellness and inspiring The test also is more nu- a patient’s bone density prog- primary care provider. hospital gown for the screen- trust? “I am dedicated to wellness and inspiringmerically accurate for the pro- ress over a two-year period and The target group for the ing,” she said, adding patients trust among our patients and employees by beingvider to read and brings the provide a comparison to deter- screenings is post-menopausal can wear their clothes as long as willing to help, ready to serve and courteous.hospital’s equipment in line mine if the patient needs to be women or women who are 65 no metal is near the area being Treating individuals with kindness and respect will keep them comforted and coming back whenwith what is currently being put on a medicine regiment to years of age and older. Men un- scanned. they are in need. When this occurs, then I know Iused at other military and civil- slow bone loss. der the age of 70 with clinical Patients wanting to sched- have done my job well.”ian hospitals. “The machine can help the risk factors for fracture also are ule an appointment can bring Although osteoporosis de- provider know if the patient encouraged to be screened. in a doctor’s referral to the x-pends on risk factors like ge- will potentially have osteopo- Additionally, the machine is ray clinic or have their doctornetics, age, gender and diet, rosis and put them on a calci- more patient friendly because fax the referral in.the new bone density machinecan help detect possible issues um or vitamin D supplement,” said Jennifer Newell, radiologic it doesn’t take as long as a CT scan and doesn’t make the pa- To make an appointment, call 785-239-DOCS (3627). IRWINFORMATION “I just purchased a new seats. You can either make car seat for my child, but I an appointment by callingFOR YOUR HEALTH am not sure if I installed the front desk at 785-239-Cervical cancer rates down among US women it properly. Who can help 7000 or ask the front desk me?” if the safety office is avail- able to install the seat. Have IACH is an official Kan- the child, car seat, owner’sBy Maj. Daniel Sessions, MD invasive cervical cancer and ap- cells and changes the way the this is seen after intercourse, but sas Traffic Safety Resource manual for the car seat andDEPARTMENT CHIEF, IACH proximately 4,290 deaths were cells normally mature. it may occur as irregular, exces- Office certified in child the car with the owner’sOBSTETRICS/GYNECOLOGY recorded in the U.S. in 2011. HPV is the most common sively heavy, prolonged or post- passenger safety and has manual ready when you Invasive cancer of the cervix sexually transmitted virus in the menopausal bleeding. Patients trained professionals ready wish to have the seat in-A lthough cervical cancer is now considered by many to U.S., and at least 50 percent of with advanced disease may have to help you learn how to stalled. IACH officials will rates have been declining be a preventable cancer because sexually active people will have abnormal discharge, weight loss, install your child’s car seat teach you how to install the in U.S. women in the it has a long pre-invasive state, genital HPV at some time in leg pain and swelling or dif- properly. Make sure the car car seat and how to take itpast years, Irwin Army Com- screening programs are available their lives. ficulty using the restroom. seat is not more than six out and reinstall it properly.munity Hospital physicians still and treatment for so-called Most people who have The Pap smear is a quick years old, has never been The safety office also willencourage screenings to look “pre-invasive” lesions is very genital HPV don’t know they and simple test that can detect in an accident and was check to make sure the carfor potential problems in the effective. have it. There are often no the presence of abnormal cells. not purchased from a yard seat isn’t on a recall list andfuture. Although every woman is symptoms, and it frequently Current national guidelines are sale. 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Commentary HOME OF THE BIG RED ONE MARCH 9, 2012 | 5 MARCH 9, 2012 HOME OF THE BIG RED ONE PAGE 5 RILEY ROUNDTABLE Soldiers also responsible for managing flags IG CORNERWhat are you doing to prepare The following is the second on liberty tion, awards and decorations, caught in a timely manner, for spring? of two articles on management imposed by assumption of command and the inaccurate flag data could and mismanagement of flags; a civil court, re-enlistment or extension. affect a Soldier’s ability to be trend of concern in the Army. court-martial One exception to this rule is promoted, receive awards and “I’m moving to a new apartment and By understanding the issue, or Article 15. if a Soldier is attending a civil so on. getting rid of old furniture.” leaders and Soldiers can take These flags or military school on the date For transferable flags, the a proactive stance in following are discussed of the flag, the Soldier will unit the Soldier is leaving is regulatory guidance and not dis- more in detail not be removed from school. required to ensure all the sup- CHARITY HORN advantaging deserving Soldiers in AR 600-8- Lt. Col. Other processing exceptions porting documents pertaining LAKE OSWEGO, ORE. Robinson Supervisory sports specialist - King’s Corner or giving non-deserving Soldiers 2, paragraph for various actions are listed in to that flag are put in a sealed an advantage. The previous 1-13. AR 600-8-2, paragraph 1-15. envelope for transfer with the article provided an overview; Non-transferable flags may Waivers may be submitted Soldier to the gaining unit, this article gives more detailed not be transferred to another for Soldiers who are flagged unless the unit is staying information with examples of unit, except where consistent for the Army Weight Control within the same Personnel how flags can be applied. with AR 600-8-2, paragraph Program to recommend and Service Center. The Soldier “I’m getting ready to go see Family 1-15. Such flags are adverse present a flagged Soldier an is responsible for ensuring for spring break.” By Lt. Col. Jesse Robinson action, which include charges, award based on valor, heroism the documents arrive at the FORT RILEY IG OFFICE restraints or investigation, or for length of service retire- gaining command unopened. court-martial, non-judicial ment. This waiver process The gaining command is then I CHELSIE MCGOOGAN TEXARKANA, TEXAS mproper management of punishment, absent without is discussed in AR 600-8-2, responsible for managing the Food and beverage attendant - King’s Corner “Suspension of Favor- leave, administrative reduc- paragraph 1-17(2)(b). flagging action to completion. able Personnel Action,” tion, memorandums of admo- A Soldier flagged for A few trends we see are or flags, can and will affect a nition, censure or reprimand adverse action is not eligible units retaining a Soldier past Soldier’s promotions, awards, not administered as non-ju- to receive any type of mili- his or her estimated time of ability to re-enlist and other dicial punishment. They also tary award, which includes separation date due to being favorable actions. As a result, include field-initiated elimina- campaign, service, retirement flagged. Refer to AR 600- “I’m cleaning up my yard.” this also affects the spouses tion, field or HQDA initiated or awards for valor. If that 8-2, paragraph 1-16, and and Family of a Soldier who removal from a promotion, Soldier is authorized for or paragraph 2-10 for guidance ERNIE MARTIN | MANHATTAN, KAN. has a flag in his or her person- command or school selection was recommended for an on when a Soldier can be Front desk - Sports Department, DFMWR nel file. list, referred officer evaluation award prior to being flagged, retained past his or her ETS Suspension of favorable report when on a promotion the recommendation may be and the steps that should be personnel actions is manda- list and security violations. completed, but the Soldier taken in doing so. Some units tory when an investigation These flags are discussed in cannot receive the award while are not maintaining proper – formal or informal – is initi- more detail in AR 600-8-2, still flagged. The Soldier can documentation between the ated on a Soldier by military paragraph 1-12. be presented the award once deployed unit and the rear or civilian authorities. Some common misconcep- the flag is removed. detachment. It is imperative Flags are classified into tions or lack of knowledge on Unit commanders are this handover happen upon “I’m preparing my fishing equipment.” two categories, transferable the flag process revolve around responsible for ensuring their redeployment. S1’s should not and non-transferable, and the what actions are prohibited flagging actions are managed be imposing or removing flag MICHAEL SALYERS classification is dependent by flags. One of the common in accordance with guidelines actions without supporting SKIATOOK, OKLA. upon the specific action or misconceptions is, “If you are established in Army Regula- documentation and should Electronic warfare specialist - HHC, CAB investigation. flagged for any reason, you are tion 600-8-2. However, dur- file the supporting documents Transferable flags may be not eligible for any favor- ing the flag period, Soldiers for reference. This is a critical transferred to another unit. able personnel actions.” This and personnel staff officer, step in managing the flagging They can and should follow statement is true for certain or S1, should ensure the flag actions at all levels. a Soldier during his or her adverse action flags, but not of data is correct. After the flag For questions, concerns or career. Such flags are ones as- all flags as a whole. is lifted, the Soldier should to enhance your knowledge “I’m perfecting my barbecue sociated with the Army Physi- For instance, if a Soldier check their Officer or enlisted on flags, see your chain of technique on the new grill.” cal Fitness Test failure, entry is flagged for APFT, the only records brief to ensure the command, S1 or refer to AR into the Army Weight Control actions prohibited are promo- transaction was processed. 600-8-2 suspension of favor- Program, a command referral tion, re-enlistment and exten- For example, given a situ- able personnel actions and JUAN SANTILLAN to the Army Substance Abuse sion. If a Soldier is flagged ation where, due to a unit’s AR 600-8-22 military awards. FORT WORTH, TEXAS Program, Headquarters of the for entry into the Army battle rhythm, the transac- The Fort Riley Office of the Fueler - 1st Sqdn., 6th Cav. Regt., CAB Army directed reassignments Weight Control Program, tion was not completed in a Inspector General recom- and Adverse Action Flags that the actions prohibited are timely fashion, the Soldier did mends addressing issues with are in the punishment phase, attendance at full-time civil or not check his or her ERB or your command as the first where there are no restraints military schooling, promo- ORB and the mistake was not recourse if appropriate. THE 1ST INFANTRY DIVISION POST SAFETY NOTESThis civilian enterprise newspaper is anauthorized publication for members ofthe Department of Defense. Contents COMMANDING OFFICER AND PUBLISHER Maj. Gen. William Mayville Daylight saving time is good time to move forward of The 1st Infantry Division Post arenot necessarily the official views of, or PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICER By Dawn J. Douglas – Many medical items expire pressure can wear your tires data and do a little computer Lt. Col. 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6 | MARCH 9, 2012 HOME OF THE BIG RED ONE Army budget focuses 24 Soldiers take the oath of re-enlist- ment beside their Family members March 1 at the on efficiency, priorities 97th MP Bn.’s By J.D. Leipold Vietnam and first Gulf War. motor pool, led ANS Martz told the audience by Lt. Col there are four key defense Michael L. Mat- thews, battal- WASHINGTON – The strategies as laid out by De-ion commander, Army’s military deputy for fense Department Secretary right. budget said the request of Leon Panetta: $134.6 billion for fiscal year • Transitioning with an 2013 that’s on Capitol Hill emphasis on today’s wars to Pamela Redford focuses on efficiency and preparing for future challeng- POST priority without making the es with a leaner force force hollow. • Protection of the broad “It’s not a time to be frus- range of U.S. national secu- trated,” said Lt. Gen. Joseph rity interests E. Martz before members of • Advancing efforts to re- the Association of the U.S. balance and reform Army at the monthly Insti- • While supporting the tute of Land Warfare break- deficit reduction mandate24 MPs take oath of re-enlistment fast. “It’s a time to do with through lower defense spend- less resources and get it better ing. as we adjust to meet the needs He said the Army would of the new strategy.” continue to train and equip In addition to the base Soldiers and units to win theBy Pamela Redford now,” Matthews said. “I am just request, which is about $400 current fight while maintain-1ST INF. DIV. POST incredibly proud of each of you million less than the FY12 ing high levels of readiness, for making this decision. We budget, the Army expects an- which includes recruiting and Twenty-four Soldiers with have a great team here.” other $50.1 billion in Over- sustaining the all-volunteerthe 97th Military Police Bat- Matthews thanked the Fam- seas Contingency Operations Army.talion re-enlisted March 1 in a ily members in attendance for funding. Martz noted that “This has been an areamass ceremony at the battalion loving and supporting their while the number-one priori- where we look at efficiencymotor pool on Sustainment Soldier, adding they do so ty remains to fight the current because of the state of theDrive, Fort Riley. much and ask for so little in fight with OCO funding, the economy,” he said. “In terms Lt. Col. Michael L. Mat- return. service also must focus on the of our recruiting and reten-thews said it was a day to cele- The battalion is commit- base figures for those years tion, we’ve taken that downbrate excellence and applauded ted to helping Soldiers achieve when there will be no fight. with the right level of risk,the Soldiers and Families for their dreams, Matthews said. Pamela Redford | POST “Is the base right? Be- but if the economy improves,their decision to continue to Some of the Soldiers re-enlist- Soldiers and Family members with the 97th MP Bn., celebrate during a mass re-enlistment ceremony cause at some point in time, that’s one area we’ll have toserve the nation. ing will be changing their mode March 1 at the battalion headquarters. that’s all we’re going to have, grow back in.” He also said most of the 24 of service, duty station or going so we’ve really got to stay fo- Martz said the ArmySoldiers re-enlisting had de- to college, he pointed out, and get to have them right here in the decision to re-enlist was one cused on that,” he said, add- would continue to supportployed at least once – many of some have re-enlisted to stay this battalion,” Matthews said. he knew was right, recalling he ing as the Army invests in the modernization priorities –them two of three times – and with the 97th MP Bn. Command Sgt. Maj. Patrick made beeline for retention af- reserve component as an op- the network, combat andall but one volunteered for ser- “I can promise you com- M. Quirk also thanked the Sol- ter returning from his first de- erational force, it also will be tactical vehicles, aviation andvice to the nation during a time mand sergeant major and our diers for their commitment and ployment. Currently, Strand is included in the base budget. Soldier systems.of war. retention team, we work ex- dedication to service. working on a bachelor’s degree Martz also said the Army “These are the ones we’ve “Their decision to recommit tremely hard to make dreams After the oath of re-enlist- in pastoral studies with a minor had to ensure it didn’t “go all learned about in combatthemselves to additional service come true; we are in the dream- ment, Soldiers and Families re- in business. hollow while balancing per- over the last 10 years andis honorable. The decision was making business … You got big ceived certificates and enjoyed “This is my life. This is sonnel, equipment and readi-honorable on the day they en- dreams, you got goals that you cake and refreshments. what I like to do,” he said with ness” as it did following the See BUDGET, page 8listed, and it is honorable right want to achieve, you’re going to Spc. Johnathan Strand said a smile. fort riley - central Kansas chapter AUSA ABSTRACT & TITLE MOTELS Charlson & Wilson Abstract, Courtyard by Marriott-J.C. Manhattan Holiday Inn Express, J.C. ACCOUNTING MOTORCYCLES Pottberg -Gassman-Hoffman, City Cycle Sales, J.C. CHTD, J.C. the ASSociAtion of the United StAteS Army UrgeS yoU to pAtronize theSe MEDICAL INFO MGMT Sink, Gillmore & Gordon PA, merchAntS And profeSSionAlS who SUpport AUSA, And who contribUte to Lead Horse Technologies Manhattan AGRICULTURE Strengthening the Service men And women - Active And retired - who MEDICAL SERVICES Seitz Farms, J.C. reSide in thiS AreA. 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HOME OF THE BIG RED ONE MARCH 9, 2012 | 7‘Durable’ Brigade units train to react to CBRN catastrophesBy Sgt. V. Michelle Woods for people during a catastrophic Soldiers with1ST SUST. BDE. PUBLIC AFFAIRS event,” said Sgt. Johnny Garcia, the 24th Trans. heavy vehicle operator, 24th Co. enter the Soldiers are often associated Trans. Co. “We help people gas chamber towith the image of defending the who may be in panic and the practiceU.S. and protecting Americans people who need help, but don’t unmasking pro-while deployed overseas to com- know where to turn to.” cedures whilebat zones. But far from the des- Soldiers in 172nd Chem. checking theirert of Iraq or the mountains of Co. are responsible for provid- equipment forAfghanistan, Soldiers with the ing mass casualty decontamina- serviceability.24th Transportation Company tion for any large scale chemi- This exerciseand 172nd Chemical Com- cal, biological, radiological and helped validatepany, 1st Sustainment Brigade, nuclear incident, or CBRN. the unit’s abili-serve Americans by training to The unit provides complete de- ty to deployreact to potential catastrophic contamination services to those within 48 hoursevents on the homeland. humans affected by toxic agents upon receipt of “Our Soldiers have to be like anthrax and serine gas. the mission toprepared to move out at a mo- Spc. Nathan Farmer, team areas affectedment’s notice,” said 1st Lt. Jer- leader, 172nd Chem. Co., said by toxic agentsemy McKee, platoon leader, casualties affected by CBRN go and cata-24th Trans. Co. “This mission through a decontamination line strophic disas-requires additional training that set up by the Soldiers, where ters.we would not normally prepare they are treated and then sentfor when deploying overseas, so to medical facilities.our training focuses on being In order to provide assis- 1ST SUST BDE.ready and capable to support tance to the affected area of drills and line convoy,” Garcia pares everyone, from senior Garcia said the units con- process to include packing upour fellow Americans with sus- a catastrophic scene, Soldiers said. “In addition, we practice leaders to junior enlisted Sol- ducted several training exer- and storing Soldiers’ personaltainment support during a time with the 24th Trans. Co. and setting up landing zones and re- diers, on how to react and assist cises in the last week of Febru- items to loading necessaryof disaster.” 172nd Chem. Co. conduct ex- hearse setting up rally points to during missions. ary, which simulated a real-life equipment onto unit vehicles Named the Defense Chemi- tensive training. The training is escort civilians who are lost in “I feel really confident in our event. The fictional catastroph- and convoying to a trainingcal Biological Radiological geared toward preparing units contaminated areas to safe and training,” Farmer said. “Our 1st ic scenario took place in Indian destination here.Nuclear Response Force, both for mass hysteria, confusion, secure areas. sergeant, Raymond Quitugua, Springs, N.Y., which suffered Farmer said the missionunits train to deploy within 48 congestion and traffic, as well “We train young Soldiers and our other leaders make sure from a nuclear meltdown. serves a greater cause and ishours of receiving the mission as provide first aid and CBRN and prepare these young lead- our unit as a whole and each in- “Our unit’s exercise simulat- worth the extensive trainingto assist the affected areas. decontamination. “We conduct ers to go into the real world and dividual Soldier is fully trained. ed a deployment to New York and preparation. “We support the local gov- CBRN training to ensure our assist citizens to ensure they are We train so much that everyone to provide aid and assistance to “We are able to help ourernment anywhere within the Soldiers can adequately con- provided sufficient help during knows every part of setting up the New York Emergency Man- fellow Americans during a timecontinental U.S. and surround- duct missions in the equipment an unfortunate circumstance.” and tearing down the decon- agement Office,” Garcia said. of crisis and that makes ouring islands by assisting with the we are provided, as well as first Farmer said the training in tamination line. It’s a team ef- The exercise was intended to mission extremely important,”transfer of supplies to safe areas aid training, search and rescue 172nd Chem. Co. fully pre- fort; like ants on an ant hill.” replicate the exact deployment Farmer said. Buying a new home? 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8 | MARCH 9, 2012 HOME OF THE BIG RED ONE WARE from page 3 Continued men of the 1st Battalion, 15th at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infan- also is named after him. try Division, and took 11 men Audie Murphy, one of the and a tank to renew the attack. most famous and the most While taking out four German decorated World War II com- machine gun positions and bat Soldier, received his Medal inflicting an undetermined of Honor for his actions while number of casualties, there a member of Ware’s battalion were five American casualties in January 1945. He later and most were wounded. served as one of Ware’s compa- Ware was significantly ny commanders. After serving wounded, but refused medical in the war, Murphy became a attention and refused to relin- movie star, starring in 44 films, quish command until the vital including “To Hell and Back,” position was secured with ad- based on his autobiography. ditional troop reinforcements. He later became a country Ware was awarded the Medal music composer. He also is of Honor in April 1945. buried in Arlington National Ware later assumed com- Cemetery, 46-366-11, a short mand of the “Big Red One” distance from his friend, Ware, during a ceremony March 8, whose life Murphy once saved. 1968, in Di An, Vietnam, after Ware was quoted as having taking control of Task Force said, “Audie Murphy was with- Ware during the Tet Offensive, out a doubt the finest Soldier I a major military campaign in have ever known in my entire Vietnam. Ware was not sent to military career.” Sgt. Gene A. Arnold | 4TH IBCT Vietnam, but appealed to the In addition to his manySoldiers with Co. B, 2nd Bn., 16th Inf. Regt. prepare to board a CH-47 Chinook helicopter from FOB Denver to Secretary of the Army to be awards, Ware also was theconduct combat outpost operations Feb. 17 at NTC, Fort Irwin, Calif. The brigade is preparing for a deployment sent there. recipient of a Distinguishedto Afghanistan this year. Ware’s widow was present Service Cross, a Silver Star, when the parade field on post Bronze Star and three PurpleNTC Continued from page 1 was dedicated in July 1973, Smith said. Hearts. More information on Ware also is the name- Ware’s 1st Inf. Div. commandery aspect of the training was sake for the Maj. Gen. Keith and his connection to his dog,dedicated to fine tuning the L. Ware Journalism Awards King, is detailed in James Scottproficiencies of the medical Competition, the Army’s an- Wheeler’s book, “The Big Redteams, battle staff sections and nual print and broadcast One: America’s Legendary 1stutilizing the proper infantry journalism competition, es- Infantry Division from Worldelements in mountain warfare tablished in 1970, because he War I to Desert Storm.”training, dismounted patrols was the deputy chief and chief Ware was the 39th com-and route clearance security, of information for the Army at manding general of the 1stbecoming subject matter ex- the Pentagon from September Inf. Div. During his changeperts in female engagements 1964 to November 1967. It of command ceremony, Wareand perfecting the timing in was during that appointment pledged, “No mission toocalling in artillery. that Ware was promoted to difficult, and no sacrifice too “I think it’s good working major general. great, the Big Red One willwith the 2nd Battalion, 32nd Prior to that, he taught always be first.”Field Artillery, (4th IBCT) and military psychology and lead- The 1st Inf. Div. was as-cross training each other on ership at the U.S. Military signed to Vietnam in 1965the aspects of the mission be- Academy at West Point, where and became the first elementcause as infantrymen, we need he also served as the executive of an infantry division to ar-that artillery asset,” said Sgt. officer of the Corps of Cadets. rive there. The division served1st Class Anttwain Dobbins, Ware was born Nov. 23, 1,656 days in Vietnam. Ware4th platoon sergeant, Com- 1915, in Denver, Colo. He was the fourth of six Big Redpany D, 2nd Battalion, 16th is buried in Section 30, Site One commanders during Viet-Infantry Regiment. “We need 258-3, Arlington National nam. The sixth commanderto give more experience to the Cemetery, and his Medal of brought the troops home.younger and new Soldiers on Honor is on display at the Na- At the time of his death,the importance of calling for Sgt. Gene A. Arnold | 4TH IBCT Pfc. Michael Zamora, Co. B, 2nd Bn., 16th Inf. Regt., stands watch on top of a moun- tional Infantry Museum, Fort Ware was the second alliedfire because it won’t be time Benning, Ga. His name is in- general killed in action thatto hesitate once we get down tain in order to guard a pass in the lower valley Feb. 17 at NTC, Fort Irwin, Calif. The brigade is preparing for a deployment to Afghanistan this year. scribed on panel 44W of the week; the fifth to die in therange.” Vietnam War Memorial. war. The brigade also trained for Headquarters and Headquar- seeing the physician’s assis- ment Teams, broken down by At Fort Benning, a battal- Between Sept. 11 andjoint operations with Soldiers ters Company, 2nd Bn., 16th tant,” said Pfc. Kayla Craw- battalion, also trained for the ion command post, an edu- 15, in the action around Locfrom the Afghan National Inf. Regt., and Co. C, 701st ford, combat medic, Co. C, opportunity to help the local cation center and a shooting Ninh, Vietnam, where Ware’sArmy, as well as the Air Force Brigade Support Battalion, 4th 701st BSB. “This training is women’s population. range are named in his honor. helicopter was shot down, 33and Soldiers with the 3rd In- IBCT, were charged to care for significant because we’re go- “The FET training I’m re- At Fort Hood, Texas, a lodging Americans were killed, onefantry Division to prepare for injured Soldiers and civilians ing to Afghanistan this year, ceiving out here is valuable, facility for visitors is named in was missing and 126 weremore complex combat opera- during a simulated indirect fire and we all need to know each working with the female inter- his honor. A simulation center wounded.tions to facilitate the ANA to attack at Forward Operating other’s role and how to work preters on some of the women’sremove enemy forces from Base Denver. together to save lives.” issue is opening my eyes totheir strongholds in various “My role is when the pa- As a new aspect to the what’s going on,” said Pfc. Me- @FortRileyoperations around the battle- tients come in, especially for Dragon Soldiers’ training, gan Nelius, light-wheeled me-field. sick call, I’m the first person being the last combat unit chanic with Co. F, 701st BSB. During Feb. 14 and Feb. they see. 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Y M CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Y M C K C K Community Life HOME OF THE BIG RED ONE MARCH 9, 2012 | 11 MARCH 9, 2012 HOME OF THE BIG RED ONE PAGE 11 WareIN BRIEF Rollin’ on A Youth Job Fair for youngadults, ages 14 to 21, will befrom 2 to 4:30 p.m. March 9 atthe Forsyth Neighborhood Center.Officials with Army CommunityServices also are available to assistyoung adults with their resumes or teacherinterview classes before they attendthe event. For more information, call785-239-4317 or 785-239-9435. attends The Fort Riley Library will behosting a kite-making and flyingevent from 1 to 3 p.m. March 17 KMEAfor St. Patrick’s Day. All age groups By Melony Gabbertare welcome and supplies will be 1ST INF. DIV. POSTprovided. For more information,call 785-239-9582. In order to revitalize her teach- ing to benefit her students, Susan The Fort Riley Library will be Gillespie, Ware Elementary Schoolhosting a kite making and flying music teacher, attended the Kansasevent from 1 to 3 p.m. on March Music Educators Association annual17 for St. Patrick’s Day. All age conference Feb. 23 to 25 in Wichita.groups are welcome and supplies “I get ideas that I can immediately take back and use in my classroom, aswill be provided. For more infor- well as ideas that will take more long-mation, call 785-239-9582. term planning,” Gillespie said. This year, Gillespie said she was Worst Cooks of Fort Riley especially excited about some of the– Cooking 101, six non-com- sessions focused on teaching musicpetitive series of cooking classes, within elementary schools. One ses-will be from 1 to 3 p.m. March sion, focused on teaching folk danc-13, 20 and 27; and April 3, 17 and ing to students using storytelling and24 at Army Community Services, literature with music, was taught byBuilding 7264, Normandy Drive Mary Alice Amidon.on Custer Hill. Reservations and Pamela Redford | POST “It was the second time I’ve hada payment of $50 should be made Manhattan High School freshman Kelsey McCarthy, left, celebrates a successful basketball the opportunity to attend sessionsby March 1. season at Little Apple Lanes during the Lady Indians’ father-daughter bowling classic Feb. presented by Amidon, and it was fun Unlike Food Network’s “Worst 28. to learn new dances as well as validateCooks in America,” this non-com- how we currently teach folk dancingpetitive series of cooking classeswill help Fort Riley’s worst cookslose that reputation. Students will Basketball team celebrates with dads to our students at Ware Elementary School based on Amidon’s materials,” Gillespie said.learn basic cooking skills as they Additionally, Gillespie said sheprepare and sample a variety of By Pamela Redford learned new ways to integrate mu-dishes. The class also will teach 1ST INF. DIV. POST sic with literature, like using a singlemoney saving and healthful eating drummer with an African folktale or MANHATTAN – Celebratingtips so eating out becomes a treat, using recorded instrumental music to the end of the regular season innot a necessity. accompany the telling or reading of style, members of the Manhattan *Payment confirms a seat in the High School Lady Indians Basket- a story.class. Cost of $50 includes cook- ball Team went bowling with their Gillespie also attended several ses-book, chef ’s knife, cutting board dads Feb. 28 at Little Apple Bowl- sions with presenter John Feierabendand teaching materials.* ing Lanes. about music and movement develop- Traditionally, the Lady Indi- ment in young students, whose mate- The Enlisted Spouses Club is ans are treated to a nice dinner, rials are integrated into every Unifiedhosting a Mardi Gras Wine and but this year, the fathers wanted School District 475 Geary CountyCheese event from 6 to 10 p.m. to kick it up a notch to celebrate Schools’ elementary music programs.March 16 at the Junction City a great season, according to Steve “It was informative to learn howNational Guard Armory, 900 Air- Crusinberry, father of senior start- he intends to have his materials usedport Road. The event will include er Jenna Crusinberry, and retired in the classroom,” Gillespie said.live music, a homemade mask Army major and chief, Operations Additionally, Gillespie said she Pamela Redford | POST had the opportunity to attend a read-contest, prizes, wine and cheese. The Manhattan High School Lady Indians Basketball Team and Plans Division, Fort Riley’sThose interested in entering the Directorate of Plans, Training, ing session, during which several new relaxes with pizza and bowling with their dads Feb. 28 atmask contest are asked to bring a Little Apple Lanes. The father-daughter bowling classic cel- Mobilization and Security. songs were sung that could be used in$5 entry fee that will be given to ebrated the team’s triumphant season and road to the the classrooms in the future.charity. Event organizers also will championship. See CELEBRATE, page 14 See TEACHER, page 14be collecting travel-size toiletriesfor the Open Door Shelter. Freechild care is available. Childrenmust be registered with the ArmedService YMCA in Junction City. For more information on the ‘Duke’ Brigade honors behind-scenes heroesclub and its events, search “FortRiley Enlisted Spouses Club” on By Staff Sgt. John P. Zumer Award recipients were recognized onFacebook. To register for the event 3RD IBCT PUBLIC AFFAIRS behalf of the Duke Brigade by Tonerand for child care email escpresi- and 3rd IBCT Command Sgt. Maj. FORT KNOX, Ky. – Listen to Drew Pumarejo for the many firstname.lastname@example.org or register at some Fort Knox-based Soldiers who they put in during their Soldier’shttp://fortrileyesc.web.officelive. just returned from a year in eastern deployments keeping spouses andcom. Afghanistan, and they’ll probably be Families connected on all deployment able to recount a few instances where phases. The Fort Riley Library will pressure mounted and times got The Dr. Mary E. Walker Awardshost a movie night at 6:30 p.m. tough. According to one Soldier with recognize Army spouses whoseMarch 24, featuring “Mega a birds-eye view of the proceedings,Mind.” Popcorn and drinks will be achievements and performance merit however, the true unsung heroes of special recognition for contributingprovided. For more information, that recent deployment wear civiliancall 785-784-5305. significantly to the quality of life for clothes and never left Kentucky. Soldiers, their welfare and for exhib- “The greatest burden, day in and iting concern and attention for their Celebrate Easter at a sunrise day out, is on our Family members,”service with the Fort Riley unit Families. said Col. Chris Toner, commander, Those in attendance were treatedministry teams. The service will 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team,be at 6:45 a.m. April 8 at Morris to a historical presentation on Walk- 1st Infantry Division, also known as er, who served as a medical doctor Staff Sgt. John Zumer | 3RD IBCTHill Chapel. Chap. (Col.) Edwin the “Duke” Brigade. Col. Chris Toner, commander, 3rd IBCT, teams up with CommandAhl, garrison chaplain, will be the in some of the American Civil War’sguest speaker. Toner’s comments were delivered most trying battlefield environments, Sgt. Maj. Drew Pumarejo, 3rd IBCT command sergeant major, to at the Dr. Mary E. Walker Volunteer earning the respect of prominent unveil a framed picture of American Civil War-era Dr. Mary E. Recognition Ceremony Feb. 28 at the Walker, alongside this year’s recipients of the award named after The Good News Club after Wilson Road Community Center. See WALKER, page 13 her.school Bible program for stu-dents in grades first throughfifth will meet from 4 to 5 p.m. HIGH ROLLERSon Thursdays, from March 29through April 26 at Morris HillChapel. Good News Club includesBible lessons, creative learningactivities, missionary stories, songsand scripture memory activities. For more information andto sign up a student, contactDon Ericson, director, ReligiousEducation, at 785-239-0979 orat email@example.com.Registration forms are requiredand are also available at Fort Rileychapels. Interested vendors areencouraged to submit a reg-istration form for Fort Riley’s Stephanie Hoff | POSTGreat Escapes Expo March 31. LEFT: A volunteer for the Fort Riley Officer and Civilian Spouses’ Club serves as a blackjack dealer at the organization’sFor more information on Great Casino Royale fundraiser, March 2 at Riley’s Conference Center. RIGHT: Guests attending the March 2 Fort Riley Officer and Civilian Spouses’ Club Casino Royale fundraiser check theEscapes and vendor registration, event’s program. The event drew a crowd of nearly 300 guests and raised about $25,000 for the Community Assistancevisit www.rileymwr.com or call Fund.785-239-8990. 1DivPost.comY M Y MC K C K
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14 | MARCH 9, 2012 HOME OF THE BIG RED ONETEACHER Continued from page 11 CELEBRATE Continued from page 11 Exhibits from music mer- district that strongly supports to garner ideas and maximize Steve said this may well bechandisers were visible at the professional development and students’ time in the class- the best team in years; Man-conference, allowing Gillespie is willing to send music teach- room, Gillespie said. hattan’s road to the state cham-and other attendees the op- ers to professional develop- In addition to the KMEA pionship began Feb. 29 with aportunity to become familiar ment conferences. Many dis- Conference, Gillespie regu- home game against Wichitawith the latest materials avail- tricts rotate who may attend, South East. In addition to larly attends the Kansas Stateable and to examine them be- if they send the teachers at all, winning that game, the Ladyfore purchasing. she said. University Music Symposium, Indians also won against arch Gillespie said the confer- In addition to sessions and a four-day event every year rival Washburn Rural Marchence was definitely worthwhile. the exhibits, Gillespie said the in June. This year, the sym- 2, clearing the way for themWhile professional develop- conferences also gave music posium will focus on how to to head to the State Basketballment courses are mandated to teachers a chance to network. incorporate recent research Championship tournamentmaintain her teaching license, Having the opportunity to information on the effects of at Wichita State University’sGillespie said the conference talk with fellow music teach- music on the brain, she said. Koch Arena March 7 to 10.was a great opportunity to get ers, former students who have “I love that every day is dif- Led by longtime coach Pamela Redford | POSTnew ideas and information for become music teachers and ferent, and I get to sing, dance Scott Mall, this year’s squad From left to right, senior Lady Indians with the Man-teaching music. with her own former music and play music each day with won the Centennial League hattan High School Basketball Team, Onyeka Ehie, “It is a conference where teachers and professors was re- Championship without a loss, Veronica Pitchford, Mari Jo Massanet and Jenna Crusin- so many students,” Gillespie berry, celebrate making it to the state championshipsyou get a lot of usable infor- warding on both professional ultimately finishing the regularmation in a short period of and personal levels, she said. said. “I also enjoy that the during the Feb. 28 father-daughter bowling classic at season with 17 wins and twotime for a great price,” she The conference also fea- music room is a place where losses. Eleven of the 30 play- Little Apple Lanes.said. tured many different stu- all students can find success ers on the roster and three of Massanet, former teachers and DA civilians who work for the Gillespie also said she feels dent performance groups, and have a safe haven from all the varsity squads five starters coaches. FES.fortunate to be part of a school which provided another way the stresses in their lives.” have ties to the military and “We’ve been playing really Tia, who plays defense, said Fort Riley. well as a team and stepping up she loves the game she’s been Darby Price, sophomore when we need to,” she said. playing since fifth grade andAFAP Continued from page 13 starter, is the daughter of Greg and Rhonda Price, both active- Mari Jo, who has been is glad to spend time with her playing basketball since the dad. The freshman team also duty officers serving with the first grade, is planning to at- had a victorious season, win- “What we’re trying to do to do over the last 10 years. their own individual lives. 1st Infantry Division. tend the University of Nebras- ning 18 consecutive games.within the Army now is not “So in my mind, this is Finally, Odierno said, it’s Senior Veronica Pitchford’s ka at Kearney for volleyball Senior starting guard Jennabuild dependency,” Odierno even more critical than most. about the trust between the father, Ray, is a retired Army and track next year. She said said it has been a good season,said, “but build resiliency. We So I want to thank you for Army and the American peo- first sergeant. the father-daughter bowling and she believes the team willwant resilient Families. What what you’ve done,” Odierno ple. Sophomore Hannah Livsey classic was really special and do well at the state playoffs ifwe ask our Soldiers and our said. “Inherently, I believe, is the daughter of Tim Livsey, topped memories of years past. it does its best and plays to-Families to do is difficult but The foundation of every- today, more than ever, the retired Army brigadier gen- “Usually it’s just going out gether.it’s also special. So what we thing the Army does is based American people have incred- eral and director of Fort Riley’s to dinner with our dads, but “I love the team that I playwant to do is we want to make on trust, he said. ible trust in our military,” he DPTMS. I feel like this is the coolest with. I love playing in frontthem able to be resilient, to • Trust between Soldiers said. “Well, we have to con- Varsity sophomore Par Mc- thing the dads have planned so of a big crowd and seeing myprove themselves individually • Trust between Soldiers tinue to earn that. We have to Nair is the daughter of Army far,” she said. friends and Family there,” sheso they can add to what I call and leaders earn that by setting high stan- officer Jim McNair. JV freshman Savannah said.the collective good.” • Trust between Soldiers, dards, we have to earn that by Erika Hairgrove’s father, Roberts’ father, Capt. Scott Her dad, Steve, said spend- Odierno said it is unprec- leaders, Families and the our actions, we have to earn Lt. Col. Tom Hairgrove, also Roberts, is an active-duty Sol- ing time together at games isedented for an all-volunteer Army that by our moral values.” serves with Division Head- dier with the 4th Infantry Bri- “just the best,” and he’ll be sadforce to still be involved in 10 “This last point is why That’s the essence of who quarters and Headquarters gade Combat Team, 1st Inf. to see it end with Jenna finish-years of war. you’re here today,” he said. we are, he said, and that’s the Battalion, 1st Inf. Div. Div. Because of 4th IBCT’s ing high school. “You have lived that. And “How do we continue to essence of who you are. Sophomore Aleise Williams rotation to the National Train- “It’s kind of a sad day for usmany of you have seen some develop that trust between “You understand where is the daughter of Tommie and ing Center, Fort Irwin, Calif., because this is our last basket-of the issues that we have to our Soldiers, leaders and our we have to improve, what we Myesha Williams. Tommie is Scott could not be present at ball season,” Steve said. “We’vecontinue to work to make sure Army that they can know the have to adjust, and where we an active-duty sergeant, and the father-daughter evening, been playing basketball sincewe’re providing for our Sol- Army will be here to do what’s need to go to make ourselves Myesha is an Army civilian but the other dads worked to- she was 4 years old, watchingdiers, our Families, our chil- right for them, that they can a resilient Army with resilient with Fort Riley Fire and Emer- gether to surprise Savannah by her play, and now it all kinddren, our extended Families, know that they will have pro- Families, and children who are gency Services. coordinating a laptop Skype of comes to an end. And yeah,our Gold Star Families, all grams in place to help them given the opportunity to suc- Junior varsity sophomore session at the bowling alley. she’ll play all kinds of otherthose that have contributed so to be resilient, to help them ceed as they continue to sup- Gabby Edwards is the daugh- “Obviously he didn’t get to sports, but this is kind of themuch to what the Army and build their Families, to help port their moms, their dads in ter of Norman and Benita Ed- be here, but I’m glad we found pinnacle for us. It’s a greatthe full force has been asked them to be more successful in what they do,” Odierno said. a way (for him) to be here day. We’re happy, a little bit wards, dual-military retirees, and her father currently works while in the fun. It was really of sadness, but we really just Cruise On In as a Department of the Army good to talk to him,” Savannah look forward to the next game, civilian at Fort Riley. beamed. watching baby girl go out and HOUSE FILL AD Forward Mari Jo Massanet, Freshman Tia Cooke is the do her thing.” This is the first TO THE CLASSIFIEDS the Indians career leader in re- daughter of Chris and Jeanette time in 21 years that Manhat- bounds and games played, is Cooke, retired Army noncom- tan has made to the state tour- the daughter of John and Jodi missioned officers and current nament. 222 W. Sixth St. • (785) 762-5000 $3.95 $3.95 SALE SALE DVDs DVDs or 3 for $9.95 or 3 for $9.95 Now Proudly Carrying: MAMAS MAMAS BAHAMA BAHAMA $1.95 Fully flavored cigars Fully flavored cigars 1 pack for 1 pack for AFTER DARK 20% Military Discount with V I D E O 785.762.4747 1206 GRANT AVENUE JUNCTION CITY, KS 66441 valid military ID
Y M CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Y M C K C K Sports & Recreation HOME OF THE BIG RED ONE MARCH 9, 2012 | 15 MARCH 9, 2012 HOME OF THE BIG RED ONE PAGE 15 IN BRIEF March specials at Custer HillBowling Center include: Custer Hill Golf Course kicks off membership drive Dollar Daytime – Monday to By Parker Rome any of the participating golf courses SUNFLOWER GOLF TRAILFriday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Games 1ST INF. DIV. POST for $20.and shoes for $1 each. Membership also includes greens Annual pass holders at Custer Kan. Mondays – Dollar Night, 6 to Custer Hill Golf Course is switch- fees and a bag tag. Hill Golf Course receive member- • Mariah Hills in Dodge City,10 p.m. ing up its membership plans. Custer Hill Golf Course is now ship to the Sunflower Golf Trail. Kan. Tuesdays – Wing Night, 6 to Members, who are now pass hold- offering monthly payment plans for Membership guarantees a $20 18- • Prairie Hills in El Dorado, Kan.10 p.m. ers, are offered additional perks and a annual pass holders. hole round of golf, including green • Quail Ridge in Winfield, Kan. Wednesdays – Colors Pin, 6 to new payment plan than before. “We’re trying to get the Soldiers fees and cart rental. Courses include: • Rolling Meadows in Junction10 p.m. Additionally, golfers who sign up to come back up to the golf course,” • Carey Park in Hutchinson, Kan. City, Kan. Thursdays – Kid’ Night, 6 to to be annual pass holders at Custer said David Crawley, Custer Hills • Emporia Municipal in Empo- • Salina Municipal in Salina, Kan.10 p.m. Hill Golf Course during the course’s Golf Course general manager. “To ria, Kan. • Stagg Hill in Manhattan, Kan. Fridays – Quarter Mania annual membership drive, from now make it more customer friendly, we’re • Hays Municipal in Hays, Kan. • Turkey Creek in McPherson,Night, 6 p.m. to midnight to March 31, will not be charged for offering installment billing this year, • Hesston Golf Park in Hesston, Kan. Saturdays – Saturday Night March. so you don’t have to pay the entire Beginning this year, pass holders amount upfront like it’s been in the change of station orders), move to Pass holders looking to end theirLights, 6 p.m. to midnight also will receive membership to the past.” another installation or just leave the membership will need to fill out pa- Saturdays – Story Time, Fort Sunflower Golf Trail, a new program The payment plan offers a more area, then you can go ahead and re- perwork to stop future billing.Riley Library, 1:30 to 2 p.m. that allows golfers discounted rates versatile solution for Soldiers who sign your pass holder status at that For more information and to view Sundays – Family Fun Sun- across the state of Kansas. aren’t sure where they’re going to be time, and you won’t have to make any membership rates, visit the course’sdays, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Members will be able to play a in a year. more memberships for the rest of the website at www.riley.army.mil/golf or round of 18 holes and rent a cart at “If you happen to (get permanent term,” Crawley said. call the golf course at 785-784-6000. Fort Riley Aquatics is offer-ing numerous lifeguard trainingcourses this spring. The course Warrior Quest Hunter’scost is $200 and includes allcourse materials. Please call 785-239-4854 to schedule a pretest. educationPretest must be passed prior tofirst day of class. Class dates are: Session 1: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.,March 17 to 20 Session 2: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.,April 6 to 7 Session 3: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., courseMay 4 to 6; 4 to 8 p.m., May 7to 9 Session 4: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., availableMay 12,13,19,20 By Andy Massanet GARRISON PUBLIC AFFAIRS Upcoming adult sports sea-sons and tournaments include: The spring hunting season is just March 9 – Midnight Madness around the corner. Before heading toTournament. Open to all Depart- the woods, make sure to carry the ap-ment of Defense card holders. propriate licenses and equipment for March 24 – Dog Fun Run. hunting and a hunter education cer-Open to all Department of De- tificate.fense card holders. A hunter education certificate is March 31 – Co-Ed Flag required by the Kansas DepartmentFootball Tournament. Open to of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism forall Department of Defense card all hunters 15 years of age and older,holders. unless they were born before July 1, For more information, call 1957. Hunters under 27 years of age785-239-2813. must carry a Kansas or other state ap- proved hunter education certificate A golf membership drive will while hunting. Kansas recognizes cer- tificates issued by all 50 states.take place in March. Purchase a To make access to this informa-new membership in March and tion more readily available to on-make your first installment pay- post sportspersons, the Directoratement in April. For more informa- of Emergency Services and the Fort Pamela Redford | POSTtion, call 785- 784-6000. Riley Outdoorsmen Group will be Crossing a log on one of five trails, Sgt. Taylor Jacobson, 1st Bn., 5th FA Regt., rides one of several ATVs on loan from a local Manhattan business during the March 2 Warrior Adventure hosting an Internet Assisted Kansas St. Patrick’s Day Bowling Quest ATV training event. Hunter Education Class.will be March 17 at Custer Hill The class is scheduled from 8 a.m. Soldiers unwind with ATV trainingBowling Center. For $30 per to 4 p.m. March 23 at the Familylane, participants will receive two Readiness Group Annex, Buildinghours of glow bowling, shoe rent- 1020 on Huebner Road near Campals, one large one-topping pizza Funston. Students must complete theand a pitcher of soda. For more By Pamela Redford online portion of the course prior toinformation, call 785-239-4366. 1ST INF. DIV. POST attending the field day. The class will be open to all active- Family Bingo will be March Nineteen Soldiers with the 1st duty members and all dependants and18 at Rally Point Bingo. Doors Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regi- civilians 11 years and older. Studentsopen at 12:30 p.m., and bingo ment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat spend the majority of the day outsidestarts at 2 p.m. The event is open Team, 1st Infantry Division got and will use shotguns and BB guns,to all ages. For more information, an early start on the weekend fun conduct a trail walk, clean firearms, March 2 during the Warrior Ad- learn tree stand safety and be testedcall 785-784-5434. venture Quest All-Terrain Vehicle over both information presented in training event at Training Area 10 class and information obtained from A Spring Fling Pool Party their self-paced independent studyingwill be from 1 to 4 p.m. March off Williston Point Road. Riding $9,000 ATVs on loan prior to class.19 to 23 at Eyster Pool. Cost to Several topics covered during theattend is $25 per Family for the from a local Manhattan business, “Hamilton’s Own” Soldiers split up online portion include Hunter Eth-entire week or $10 per Family for ics, Shooting Skills, Survival Tech-a single day. Individuals may at- into teams on five different trails. niques and Hunting Safety.tend for $5. Each day of the event Led by a team leader, each group “The Internet-assisted Coursewill include a different theme, was tasked with retrieving five hid- format is designed to meet the needs den tennis balls marked with theiractivities, games and prizes. For of those individuals with conflicting team’s number.more information, call 785-239- schedules,” said Adam Hastert, inves- According to Travis Engle, rec- Pamela Redford | POST4854. tigator, Game Warden Section DES. reation specialist, Outdoor Recre- Soldiers with the 1st Bn., 5th FA Regt. take a ride March 2 “The program is designed to cover ation, Directorate of Family and during the Warrior Adventure Quest ATV training event at The Ringers Season begins at the information you need to know Morale, Welfare and Recreation, Training Area 10 off Williston Point Road.Custer Hill Golf Course March before going hunting – the same in- an Installation Management Com- recreation activities, including … We’ve had numbers come back formation delivered in the traditional31. For more information, call mand-funded program is a great whitewater rafting, rock climb- to us saying that Soldiers (who) par-785-784-6000. classroom format. And, like the tradi- way for troops coming back from ing, mountain biking, kayaking, ticipate in Warrior Adventure Quest tional course, there is no required fee deployment to burn off stress and paintball, skeet shooting, canoe- programs have fewer (driving under to take the online course.” Walk Kansas, a team-based, anxiety. ing, skiing and skydiving, Soldiers the influence), Article 15s, marital Students must pre-register for theeight-week healthy lifestyle The Armywide program was de- learn safe alternatives to potentially issues and abuses,” he said. “The course in order to get directions tochallenge, is accepting registra- signed specifically for redeploying destructive behaviors and reinforce numbers are down, comparing Sol- complete the online portion of thetion through March 15. Teams platoons to let off some steam and their current team in the process. diers (who) participate with Soldiers certification. Each student will be is-are made up of six people. Ad- adrenaline while adjusting to life in Engle said, so far, the program that don’t.” sued a pre-test over the online materi-ditional details will be provided garrison, and is available at no cost at Fort Riley has been well worth- Outdoor Recreation is facilitat- als. All students will be tested over theat the time of registration. The to units. while.program will begin March 18. A By introducing high-adventure “The Soldiers get a lot from it See QUEST, page 16 See HUNTER’S, page 16kick-off ceremony will be at noonMarch 15 at the Resiliency Learn- DFMWR to host dog fun run at Sacco Softball Complexing Center, Building 7285 onCuster Hill. For more informa-tion, call 785-239-9991. SKIES is looking for instruc- By Parker Rome volved in activities at Fort Riley, so we an event where Families can get their “We’ll let the dogs play aroundtors for its School of Fine Arts, 1ST INF. DIV. POST thought, ‘Well, what better way than dogs involved. inside the complex, so it’s a closed en-Recreation and Leisure; School a dog fun run,’” said Renee Satterlee, “I think it’s going to be a huge hit vironment, and (the owners) can letof Sports, Fitness and Health; Those looking to exercise and take intramural coordinator, DFMWR. because you always see people out- them go,” Satterlee said.School of Academic Skills, care of walking their dogs at the same The course will follow the same and-about with their dogs, and this The event is open to all Depart-Mentoring and Intervention; and time can look toward the Directorate route as the Halloween Fun Run last way, they’ve got some sort of a course ment of Defense cardholders and theirSchool of Life Skills, Citizen- of Family and Morale, Welfare and October. and something to do with other dog Recreation’s first Dog Fun Run. “We’re going to start at the Sacco owners,” she said. dogs, except for dog breeds restrictedship and Leadership. Flexible by Fort Riley.afternoon and evening hours are The two-mile run is a dog-friendly Softball Complex, run up around Following the run, a drawing for event March 24 at Sacco Softball Moon Lake and then back down,” she dog treats and toys will take place for The run is set to start at 10 a.m.available. For more information, Complex. said. participants at Sacco Softball Com- For more information, call 785-call 785-240-5821. “We’re trying to get Families in- Satterlee said she’s excited to offer plex. 239-2813. 1DivPost.comY M Y MC K C K
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Y M CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Y M C K C K Travel & Fun in Kansas18 | MARCH 9, 2012 HOME OF THE BIG RED ONE MARCH 9, 2012 HOME OF THE BIG RED ONE PAGE 18 IN BRIEF Fort Riley’s Leisure Travel Center offers many discounted vacations. The JCLT announces cast for ‘Patsy Cline’ production following are just some of the many JCLT production. Mayo previously directed behind-the-scenes on ‘’A Closer Walk was most recently seen in this season’s discounts available to Department of JCLT’s productions of ‘’Steel Magno- with Patsy Cline’’ are Mike Mayo as set hit comedy, ‘’An Evening of Culture: Defense cardholders: JUNCTION CITY – The Junction lias,’’ ‘’Almost Maine,’’ ‘’Taffeta Mem- designer and Jimmilee Rempe as light- Faith County 2.’’ City Little Theater has announced the ories’’ and ‘’G.I. Holiday Jukebox.’’ ing designer. New to the JCLT stage is Patsy Event: Kansas City Get-a-Way cast and crew of its upcoming pro- Mayo came to the Central Flint Hills Music director for the show is Steve Cline understudy, April Zieber. She When: Ongoing duction, ‘’A Closer Walk with Patsy Region after 19 years as the manag- Fansler of Chapman. New to the JCLT is a regional singing sensation with Fort Riley’s Leisure Travel Cline.’’ ing director of the touring wing of the stage, Fansler is a world-renowned her country duo, “Mended Wings.” Center has several hotels with The play is the biographical story Omaha Community Playhouse. musician who has worked with art- Also debuting in ‘’A Closer Walk with great military discounts. Pre-pay of Cline’s climb to stardom from her Another Little Theater veteran ists including Wayne Newton, Quincy Patsy Cline’’ is Brian Clark, assistant and receive a discount and it is hometown in Virginia, to the Grand working on ‘’A Closer Walk with Patsy Jones, U2, Huey Lewis, Minnie Pearl fire chief, Geary County Rural Fire tax exempt. Great Wolf Lodge Ole Opry, Las Vegas and Carnegie Cline’’ is production manager Dustin and many others. Department, as the Grand Ole Opry has something for every member Hall. Pfamatter. He most recently appeared Veteran actors returning for this comic; and Ralph DeZago, city pros- of the pack! It’s a howlin’ good ‘’A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline’’ in JCLT’s 2009 holiday production, Little Theater production include Kim ecutor, Junction City, as the Las Vegas time for the whole family featur- opens April 27 at the C. L. Hoover ‘’G.I. Holiday Jukebox.” Also return- Quire as Patsy Cline. Quire was last comic. ing five huge water slides, three Opera House and features musical and ing to work behind-the-scenes is Paula seen in JCLT’s 2011 to 2012 season Rehearsals are underway, and ‘’A kiddie slides, two pools, a giant stage talent from all over the region, Barczewski-Jarnot. Barczewski-Jarnot, opener, ‘’The Sound of Music.’’ Steve Closer Walk with Patsy Cline’’ opens waterfront and more. Continue including JCLT veterans and a num- who will be assistant to the director Seitz, technical coordinator for the C. at the C. L. Hoover Opera House at the adventure at Northern Lights ber of performers making their little on this production, last loaned her tal- L. Hoover Opera House, will bring to 7:30 p.m. April 27. Additional show Arcade with more than 100 games theater debuts. ents to the JCLT during the produc- life the role of the Little Big Man, and times are 7:30 p.m. April 28, and the and ticket redemption. Looking The production is directed by tion of ‘’G.I. Holiday Jukebox.’’ Other rounding out the veterans in the cast is final matinee performance at 2 p.m. for a Park and Fly at Kansas City Carolyn Mayo in her fifth little theater veteran JCLT crew members working Kim Riley as Early Bird Johnson. Riley April 29. International? The LTC can book the Clarion Airport Inn for only $70.50; that includes up to 14 days of free parking and complimentary continental breakfast. Going to a Jim Brickman to perform at McCain, Manhattan concert at the Sprint Center? LTC K-STATE MEDIA RELATIONS Brickman’s trademark solo piano selec- on multiple occasions. However, this starting at $17 for K-State students has discounts for the Phillips Hotel, tions, as well as his humor and warmth. will be his first time at McCain so we and $34 for the general public. Dis- within walking distance. For more MANHATTAN – America’s ro- Musical pieces to be performed at the are expecting an incredible turnout for counts for K-State faculty and staff, information, call 785-239-5614 or mantic piano sensation is coming to concert include “Valentine,” “Love a very entertaining evening.” military and children are also available. 785-239-4415. of My Life,” “If You Believe,” “Never With the introduction of pop-style Kansas State University’s McCain Per- They can be purchased at the McCain Alone” and more. instrumentals, Brickman has revolu- Event: Sandals “All-Inclusive” formance Series. Jim Brickman will “Jim Brickman is a real crowd- tionized the sound of solo piano, and Auditorium box office from 11:30 Vacation perform at 7:30 p.m. March 11 in pleaser,” said Todd Holmberg, direc- his concerts create a musical celebra- a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays, or by call- When: Ongoing McCain Auditorium. tor, McCain Auditorium. “He has a tion for audiences seeking an escape ing 785-532-6428. Tickets also can be Imagine having everything Part of The Romanza Tour, the loyal Midwestern fan base as he has ap- from the demands of everyday life. purchased online at www.k-state.edu/ a heart could desire on a Carib- performance will feature a variety of peared in several Kansas communities Tickets are on sale now, with prices mccain. bean get-a-way. Slow down and enjoy the warmth and charm of K-State to offer music, dance, arts during March the islands, while indulging in a level of luxury and service found only at the world’s most extraor- dinary discounted prices. Military discounts are available through K-STATE MEDIA RELATIONS at the McCain Auditorium box office p.m. March 14 at the Beach Museum. will show a classical ballet work in the LTC, Building 6918. For more from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays McMann, assistant professor of digi- performance, and guest artist Darwa- information, call 785-239-5614 or MANHATTAN – Art, music, or at the Little Theater box office in tal art at K-State, will explore some na Tijan from Ghana will visit during 785-239-4415. dance and theatrical performances the K-State Student Union, Wednes- contemporary artists using emerging the production to teach and perform will take center stage at several Kan- day through Friday. Tickets also can technology in their art practice. a traditional West African dance set Event: Colorado Ski Packages sas State University cultural events in be purchased by calling 785-532- • The K-State Jazz Bands, directed to an African xylophone ensemble. When: Spring break March. 6428 or at www.k-state.edu/theatre. by Wayne Goins, professor of music, Tickets cost $8 to $14 and can be Military discounts for Cop- The following events, all free un- • K-State will welcome tuba and will perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. purchased at the McCain Auditorium per Mountain and Winter Park less otherwise indicated, are spon- bassoon students from across the re- March 14 in Forum Hall at the K- box office from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. lift tickets are available. Let LTC, sored by K-State’s McCain Perfor- gion to the “Tubaphonium Festival State Student Union. weekdays or at the