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  • 1. HOME OF THE BIG RED ONE THE 1ST INFANTRY DIVISION POST  1DivPost.com FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2012 Vol. 4, No. 4  FORT RILEY, KAN.IN BRIEF Panetta Ready to roll The Fort Riley Tax Center isnow open in Building 7034 at the announcescorner of Normandy and BullardStreet to prepare 2009, 2010 and2011 federal tax returns. The taxcenter will also prepare state taxreturns as a courtesy when com-pleting your federal return. Hours of operation are 9 a.m. budget prioritiesto 6 p.m. Monday through Fridayand 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays.Walk-ins appointments arewelcome, but appointments areencouraged. You can make an ap- By Jim Garamonepointment either in person or by AFPScalling 785-239-1040. Appoint-ments will be available Monday WASHINGTON – Spending pri-through Friday only. Saturdays are orities in the forthcoming Fiscal Yearstrictly walk-in days. 2013 defense budget request call for reductions in the end strength of the A warrant officer recruiting Army and Marine Corps, an increaseteam from the U.S. Army Re- in special operations forces and main-cruiting Command will be at Fort taining the number of big-deck carri-Riley Feb. 7 to 8 to conduct brief- ers, said Secretary of Defense Leon E.ings. Briefings will be at 10 a.m. Panetta Jan. 26.and 2 p.m. in Building 8388 on The Pentagon’s budget toplineArmistead Street. For more infor- request is set at $525 billion for FYmation, call Chief Warrant Officer 2013, with an additional $88.4 bil-3 Michael A. Grinter at 502-626- lion for overseas contingency opera-0458 or michael.grinter@usarec. tions, mostly in Afghanistan. This isarmy.mil. More information also down from $531 billion and $115can be found at www.usarec.army. billion, respectively, in this fiscal year.mil/hq/warrant. Department of Defense officials Mollie Miller | 1ST INF. DIV. used the new defense strategy guid- Effective Feb. 7, the Quarter- ance President Barack Obama an-master Laundry Service located Maj. Gen. William Mayville, 1st Inf. Div. and Fort Riley commanding general, left, welcomes FORSCOM commanding general, Gen. David Rodriguez, right, to the 1st Inf. Div. headquarters nounced in January to shape the bud-in Building 229 will no longer get request, the secretary said.clean organizational clothing Jan. 28. Rodriguez visited Fort Riley to observe UE 12-01, the largest command post training exercise conducted at Fort Riley since the division’s return from Germany in 2006. The budget seeks to minimize theand individual equipment, or impact of cuts on personnel accounts.OCIE, for individual Soldiers. All Service members will receive their fullOCIE turn-ins to the central issuefacility, or CIF, will be clean andall repairs made in accordance to FORSCOM commander observes UE progress pay raises in FY 2013 and 2014, Pa- netta said. “We will achieve some cost savingsTM10-8400-201-23, General Re- By Mollie Miller by providing more limited pay raisespair Procedures for Clothing. No 1ST INF. DIV. PUBLIC AFFAIRS beginning in 2015,” he said.dirty OCIE will be accepted under Health care is another importantany circumstances and prior to The 1st Infantry Division is benefit, and one that has far outpacedDX all OCIE items will be clean. ready to take charge of the mission inflation. Changes to health care will in eastern Afghanistan later this not affect active-duty personnel or Fort Riley residents and per- their Families, Panetta said. year, a top Army general said dur-sonnel are reminded to call 911 “We decided that to help controlin the event of an emergency. The ing a Jan. 28 visit to Fort Riley. “This organization has great growth of health care costs, we areMilitary Police number, 785-239- recommending increases in healthMPMP (6767), should only be history, great people and a great care fees, co-pays and deductiblesused in non-emergency situations. spirit,” said Gen. David Rodriguez, for retirees,” he said. “But let me be commanding general, U.S. Army clear that even after these increases, The Tricare Service Center Forces Command. “We have the the cost borne by military retirees willwill operate under new hours. right people here at the right time, remain below the levels in comparable Mollie Miller | POSTThe center will be open from 7:30 and we are very happy about that.” Brig. Felix Gedney, 1st Inf. Div. deputy commanding general private-sector plans.”a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Rodriguez, who is responsible for transition, offers Central Flint Hills Region media mem- Overall, the request puts DoD onFriday. For more information, call for the manning, equipping and bers an overview of the scope of UE 12-01 during an inter- the path to save $259 billion over the785-239-7000 See RODRIGUEZ, page 8 view Jan. 27 at division headquarters. See PANETTA, page 8 The referral managementoffice and the appointmentline at Irwin Army CommunityHospital will close at 4:30 p.m.Please plan accordingly when call-ing the referral management or theappointment line. The Army Attache Manage-ment Division is recruitinghighly qualified Regular Armynoncommissioned officers inthe rank of sergeant to sergeantfirst class to serve in U.S. embas-sies around the world. Contactthe Army Attache ManagementDivision for more informationor to request an application for COURTESY PHOTODefense Attache assignment. Call Officially closing the Market Site, Master Sgt. Kevin Walker,Master Sgt. Matthew Tuiasosopo operations and plans, DHHB, 1st Inf. Div., rings the NASDAQ Bellat 202-231-7291 or email mat- Amanda Kim Stairrett | 1ST INF. DIV. in New York City Dec. 28 with Tina Atherall, executive vice presi- Lt. Col. John Hamner, 1st Inf. Div. deputy SJA, and Sharon Reid, widow dent of Hope for the Warriors.thew.tuiasosopo@us.army.mil or of Judge John Thomas Reid, cut the ribbon during a dedication cer-matthew.tuiasosopo@dia.mil. The iWATCH SAR online re-porting form is updated and the Fort Riley wounded warrior emony for a courtroom in Clausen Hall. It was named in honor of Reid’s husband, the late Honorable John Thomas Reid, a Kansas district judge who presided over cases at Fort Riley for 17 years.link is now live on the iWATCHpage at www.riley.army.mil/News- SJA dedicates courtroom closes NASDAQ in New YorkViewer.aspx?id=5116. By Pamela Redford “I was closing NASDAQSAFETY HOLIDAY to former Fort Riley judge 1ST INF. DIV. POST The closing NASDAQ bell in and closing my militaryAs of Thursday, Feb. 2, By Amanda Kim Stairrett and third Thursday of every month, New York City’s Times Square nor- career at the same time.”044 1ST INF. DIV. PUBLIC AFFAIRS said Judge Karen Humphreys, Chief mally represents the end of daily SGT. KEVIN WALKER Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court trading on the MarketSite, the larg- DHHB Judge John Thomas Reid’s friends for the District of Kansas. est electronic stock market in the and Family agreed he was a humble During his visits to Fort Riley to U.S., but on Dec. 28, the ceremony’s Kevin will be retiring this year af-days have passed since the man who shied away from the spot- preside over cases, Reid loved meeting symbolism ran a bit deeper for Mas- ter 24 years of service. He is a survivorlast vehicular fatality on Fort light, but he would be thrilled about Soldiers, Jennifer said. ter Sgt. Kevin Walker and his Family of Traumatic Brain Injury sustainedRiley. With 67 more, the post an honor bestowed upon his memory “He loved Fort Riley,” Todd add- when he was honored with the special during a 2004 deployment to Iraqwill celebrate with a safety task of officially closing the market. when an improvised explosive deviceholiday to take place at each Jan. 24 at a dedication ceremony at ed. Fort Riley. A plaque that will hang outside the “Him ringing the closing bell for detonated, sending a one-inch-by-unit’s discretion. Fort Riley’s Staff Judge Advocate courtroom highlighted Reid’s service NASDAQ was kind of like a way one-inch piece of shrapnel through hosted the ceremony to name a court- to Fort Riley. It read: “The dedication to end it, our Army life,” said Patti his nose and into his brain. Kevin lost room in Clausen Hall for Reid, who of this courtroom honors Judge Reid’s Walker, Army Wounded Warrior ad- his left eye and spent months recov- The next USAG Resilience served as the U.S. Magistrate judge unwavering commitment to the fair vocate at Fort Riley and wife of Mas- ering at Walter Reed Army Medical Day Off will be: at Fort Riley from 1987 to 2004. He administration of criminal justice and ter Sgt. Kevin Walker, operations and Center. died Nov. 16, 2008. his distinguished duty to Fort Riley plans, Division Headquarters and Doctors told Patti her husband Reid’s wife, Sharon, daughter, Jen- for 17 years in the management of the Headquarters Battalion, 1st Infantry would spend the rest of his life in a FEB. nifer Reid, and son-in-law, Todd Te- criminal cases during his service. He Division. nursing home. But after what Patti desco, attended the dedication, along earned the respect of the legal com- “I was closing NASDAQ and calls a miraculous recovery, the cou- 6 with judges and lawyers from across the state of Kansas. Reid traveled to Fort Riley 25 munity, the affection of his colleagues and a reputation for fairness, compas- sion, wit, intelligence and patience.” closing my military career at the same time,” Kevin mused, recalling the symbolic experience and the live television broadcast itself was much ple was able to fight successfully for Kevin to stay in the Army and return to Fort Riley. times a year for dockets on the first See DEDICATION, page 3 bigger than he thought it would be. See WALKER, page 8 1DivPost.com
  • 2. 2 | FEBRUARY 3, 2012 HOME OF THE BIG RED ONE s on:New Year’s resolutions: LTC HOUSE FILL AD Fo llow uacebook F Twitt eroffers travel, activity deals Need MORE? Want MORE? Get MORE! This is the fourth in a series Armed Forces Vacation • City Pass for San Diego,of articles highlighting Fort Riley Club: San Francisco, Hollywood andservices available to assist Sol- AFVC is a “space available” Los Angelesdiers, Families, civilians and re- program that offers condomin- • Area hotels 7 Pc Dining Room Set 6 Pc Bedroom Room Settirees in meeting their 2012 New ium vacations at resorts around Florida attractions: Walnut finish with Faux Marble Travertine color top Walnut color finish. Faux Marble Travertine color top.Year’s resolutions. the world for only $369 per • Boggy Creek Airboats Dresser, Mirror, Headboard, Footboard, Rails, Nightstand. 1,427 unit/per week. For those who • GatorlandBy Pamela Redford enjoy off-season activities in • Kennedy Space Center $1ST INF. DIV. POST popular locations without the • Medieval Times $ 747 hassle of high-season prices and • Pirates Dinner Adventure In this day and age, spend- crowds, along with the ability • Arabian Nights Dinnering quality time with Family to travel on 10 days notice or Showmembers can be a challenge less, the AFVC can offer vaca- • Ripley’s Museum Living Room Setbetween career, school and so- tions at value prices. • Wet ’N Wild Sofa and Loveseat set in a durablecial requirements. Disney’s Armed Forces Sa- • Sleuth Mystery Dinner Chocolate color microsuede cover. The Fort Riley’s Leisure lute Military Discount: • Florida AquariumTravel Center has a plethora of Walt Disney World in Or- • Titanicoutlets for Soldiers and Fami- lando and Disneyland in Ana- • Orlando Balloon Rideslies looking for a little down heim, Calif., are offering pro- • Orlando Magictime. motions to active and retired • Miami Speedway Teresa Mayes, manager, U.S. military personnel through • Daytona InternationalLeisure Travel Center, offersthe following vacation ideas forthose who’ve resolved to spend Sept. 30, 2012. Currently, Walt Disney World offers a four-day park hopper ticket or four-day Speedway • Blue Man Group The Leisure Travel Center $ 697more quality time together in water park ticket for $138, and has discounts on cruise tickets,2012: Disneyland offers a three-day all-inclusive resort packages, Local attractions and park hopper ticket for $99. theme park tickets, Coloradoevents: Discounts on Disney Hotels ski packages and a variety of • Disney Live! Three Classic also are available. hotels, spas and destinationFairytales, Topeka Expocentre, Here’s to the Heroes: packages.1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Feb. 5 SeaWorld Parks and Enter- As a full service travel agent, • VFC Fight Night, Junc- tainment is opening its doors they also offer vacation plan-tion City Marriott Hotel and to the Armed Forces and their ning with military travel vouch-Convention Center, 7:30 p.m. Families through Dec. 31, by ers, allowing Families to selectFeb. 11 offering a single-day compli- a destination, make hotel reser- • Monster Jam Advance mentary admission. vations and purchase attractionAuto Parts Monster Freestyle California attractions: tickets conveniently from theMania Show, Kansas City • Disneyland local Leisure Travel Center atSprint Center, Feb. 11 to 13 • Universal Hollywood bargain prices. • Cirque de Soleil’s Michael • Legoland “Everybody needs to getJackson The Immortal World • Sea Life Aquarium away sometimes,” Mayes said.tour, Kansas City Sprint Cen- • Aquarium of the Pacific “It brings the kid out in you.”ter, 8 p.m. Feb. 22 • Medieval Times The Leisure Travel Center is • Disney on Ice Treasure • Sea World open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.,Trove, Kansas City Sprint • San Diego Zoo Monday through Friday. 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  • 3. HOME OF THE BIG RED ONE FEBRUARY 3, 2012 | 3 O’CONNOR VISITS Pamela Redford | POSTThe 1st Pltn., 977th MP Co., 97th MP Bn. is decorated during an awards ceremony Amanda Kim Stairrett | 1ST INF. DIV.Jan. 27 at Barlow Theater as Family members and friends look on. The “Raiders” Maj. Gen. John O’Connor, deputy chief of staff, logistics, Forces Command,recently returned from a yearlong deployment to Afghanistan. center, talks to Troy Nave, Fort Riley’s Property Accountability Recovery Team warehouse supervisor, right, and Jim Stone, PART program manager, left, Jan.‘Raiders’ receive awards after 23 during a two-day visit to Fort Riley to see the warehouse and sustainment operations center.1-year Afghanistan deploymentBy Pamela Redford1ST INF. DIV. POST Sixty-one Soldiers with the1st Platoon, 977th Military Po-lice Company, 97th MP Battal-ion, were honored Jan. 27 withan awards ceremony in front offriends and Family members atBarlow Theater on Custer Hill. The 1st Pltn. returned inDecember 2011 from a year-long deployment to Afghani-stan in support of OperationEnduring Freedom under thecommand of platoon leader,1st Lt. Zachary Youngsma, andplatoon sergeant, Sgt. 1st ClassDavid Rupp. “I am proud to report on Amanda Kim Stairrett | 1ST INF. DIV.their behalf, mission accom- Sharon Reid, widow of Judge John Thomas Reid, reads a plaque with her daughter,plished,” said Lt. Col. Michael Jennifer Reid, honoring the late judge Jan. 24 at Fort Riley. Fort Riley’s SJA hosted aL. Matthews, commander, dedication ceremony to name a courtroom in Clausen Hall for Reid. He served as97th MP Bn. the U.S. Magistrate judge at Fort Riley from 1987 to 2004. He died Nov. 16, 2008. Calling the combat veter-ans “true American heroes,”Matthews said the day was acelebration of excellence for DEDICATION Continued from page 1accomplishing the mission to Reid was the longest-serv- it was quite clear he took great swer wisely, to consider sober-very high standards. ing magistrate judge at Fort care to conduct the hearings ly and to decide impartially.’” The “Raiders” conducted Riley, and received the Com- with genuine courtesy and Reid set a high bar for howdetention operations in sup- mander’s Award for Public dignity. the criminal docket at Fortport of Special Operations Service in November 2002. “He had a strong purpose Riley should be managed,Command, Afghanistan. Mat- During his funeral, Fort Riley in making each defendant feel Humphreys said.thews praised them for secur- Soldiers provided a military that his case was importanting and safeguarding the very For Reid’s loved ones, the honor guard, Humphreys and that the docket shouldpeople trying to destabilize the Pamela Redford | POST dedication was about honor- First Lt. Zachary Youngsma, 1st Pltn. leader, 977th MP said. never be conducted like anation. ing a man for whom they were Two judges, one of them high volume cattle call,” she “Sixty out of 61 volunteered Co., 97th MP Bn. is awarded the Bronze Star Medal by proud. Humphreys, replaced Reid said. “He honored the wordsfor their service to our nation Lt. Col. Michael L. Matthews, commander, 97th MP Bn. “I’m just really touched,” during an awards ceremony Jan. 27 at Barlow Theater. upon his retirement. As they of Socrates in his approach: The “Raiders” recently returned from a yearlong deploy- observed him during court ‘Four things belong to a judge Sharon said. “It means a lot to See RAIDERS, page 8 ment to Afghanistan. proceedings, Humphreys said – to hear courteously, to an- our Family.” RECENT RESULTS OF COURTS-MARTIAL AT FORT RILEY On Jan. 18, 2012, Spc. On Jan. 18, 2012, Sgt. Bryant Whiteside, Head- Martin Duran Jr., I and S quarters and Headquar- Company, Division Head- ters Company, 1st Bn., quarters and Headquar- 28th Infantry Regiment, ters Battalion, was tried 4th Infantry Brigade at a Special Court-Mar- Combat Team, was tried tial and found guilty of at a Special Court-Mar- one specification of tial and found guilty of wrongfully distributing three specifications of marijuana; one specifi- failing to go at the time cation of wrongfully prescribed to his using marijuana; one appointed place of duty; specification of wrong- three specifications of fully using Adderall – a willfully disobeying a law- Schedule II controlled ful command from his substance; one specifi- superior commissioned cation of wrongfully officer; two specifica- using Ritalin – a Sched- tions of disrespecting ule II controlled sub- his superior commis- stance; one specifica- sioned officer; three tion of failing to go at specifications of disre- the time prescribed to specting a superior non- his appointed place of commissioned officer; duty; and one specifica- and one specification of tion of failing to obey a assaulting a noncommis- lawful order. The military sioned officer. The mili- judge sentenced Duran tary judge sentenced to be reduced to the Whiteside to be reduced grade of E-1, to be con- to the grade of E-1, to be fined for 30 days and to confined for four months be discharged from the and to be discharged service with a Bad-Con- from the service with a duct Discharge. Bad-Conduct Discharge. r e et mo aily G D HOUSE FILL AD ion ook F aceb n Ulow us on: ol F log on @ Twitt er www.thedailyunion.net
  • 4. 4 | FEBRUARY 3, 2012 HOME OF THE BIG RED ONEIACH staff celebrates Wear Red Day FACES OF IACH Irwin Army Community Hospital’s goals are to provide health care for warriors, military Families and retirees; support theBy Katherine Rosario awareness among women that taining good cholesterol levels. mass index to help them deter- deployment of medically ready forces; andIACH PUBLIC AFFAIRS heart disease is their No. 1 “The primary measures to mine a healthy weight, and the remain agile to meet diverse requirements. One IACH employee who assists in killer, most women fail to make maintain a healthy heart are Nutrition Care Department at accomplishing that mission is spotlighted Irwin Army Community the connection between heart diet and exercise,” said Pete IACH can help patients learn each week.Hospital will take part in the disease risk factors and their Wiemers, health promotion how to eat healthier, WiemersNational Heart Lung and Blood personal risk of developing the educator, Department of Public said. Colleen CAPT. COLLEEN McMANAMAN McManamanInstitute’s “The Heart Truth” disease. The disease is largely Health, IACH. “The hospital While heart disease risk be- DOCTORcampaign Feb. 3. The purpose preventable, but kills more offers several self-referral pro- gins to rise in middle age, heart Hometown: Parker, Colo.of the campaign is to bring women than all forms of cancer grams for disease and weight disease develops over time and Start date at IACH: Nov. 13, 2011awareness to heart disease. combined, according to the in- control.” can start at a young age, even in Members of IACH will par- stitute’s website. Patients at IACH can go the teen years. Years in area of specialty: Four-and- a-half yearsticipate in National Wear Red About 80 percent of women over some simple steps with It’s never too early or tooDay to help spread the cam- ages 40 to 60 have at least one their doctor to make sure they late to take action to prevent What do you like most aboutpaign message, “Heart Disease factor that puts them at risk for are keeping their heart healthy. and control the risk factors for working for IACH? It is a small community hospital. The staff isDoesn’t Care What You Wear, heart disease. Quitting smoking Patients can ask their doc- heart disease. friendly and helpful.It’s the No. 1 Killer of Women.” can drastically reduce a wom- tor about their blood pressure To schedule an appointment Although significant prog- an’s risk of heart disease, as well and cholesterol numbers. Their with a doctor, call 785-239- What should patients know about you? I enjoy being a Family physician. I treat every patientress has been made to increase as staying in shape and main- doctor also can take their body DOCS (3627). equally and with respect. How are you dedicated to wellness and inspiringEarly detection can prevent vision loss trust? I will try to help my patients as much as possible and to the best of my ability.By Katherine Rosario “Most people don’t notice that above that can be a warning sign sponding to the treatment.IACH PUBLIC AFFAIRS something is wrong before it is too late, and that’s a shame of glaucoma,” he said. Family history can increase Surgery is the last option after all other therapy has been IRWINFORMATION Irwin Army Community because this disease is prevent- a person’s chance of contracting exhausted, he said.Hospital has state-of-the-art able.” glaucoma. “If we can diagnose it early, “I’m constantly on the lines, deployment-relatedequipment and eye specialists Glaucoma is more common “The problem with glauco- then we can start treatment and go but need a convenient checklists and referrals andready to help patients who have in the retiree population, but ma is that it is a very slow-grow- may be able to keep the patient way to look up my doctor authorizations. TriWestglaucoma. also can occur in younger adults. ing disease, and most people comfortable with just the eye referrals and payments. Is also has a mobile website January is National Glau- Open-angle glaucoma is don’t notice something is wrong drops,” he said. there an app for that?” that helps you securelycoma Awareness Month, which more common and is diagnosed with their eye until the disease If someone is concerned access claims and fees oraims to educate people on the by the presence of larger nerves is in full swing,” Kai-Lewis said. about glaucoma because of TriWest recently premiums due. To accessimportance of maintaining and thinner corneas, as well as To treat the disease, drops Family history, IACH can check launched an application for the mobile features go tohealthy eyes. higher-pressure levels in the eye. can be used to alleviate the pres- the nerve health in the patient’s the Android, iPhone and www.triwest.com and click Glaucoma is most com- “The pressure behind the sure behind the eye. There also eye. iPad that allows beneficia- on “Beneficiary” and thenmonly found in adults 40 years eye builds up so much that the is a laser treatment known as a People who are diabetic also ries to access their medical “Registration.” Patients alsoof age and older, when the op- nerves cannot support it, and selective laser. are at a higher risk for develop- records on the go. Patients can view the Irwin Armytic nerves in their eyes become the nerves start to break down “We have the laser here at ing glaucoma, he said. can access their preven- Community Hospital Face-damaged. and become damaged,” Kai- IACH, and it goes into the “Glaucoma really sneaks up tive care schedules, urgent book page to access the Although glaucoma cannot Lewis said. drainage system of the eye to on you, and most people won’t and emergency care guide- link.be cured, early detection with When the nerves are dam- help drain the eye better and be able to tell they have it un- If you have a question for IrwINformation, send it toa comprehensive eye exam and aged, patients may experience does not destroy the tissue,” he til it’s too late,” he said, adding IACHInformation@amedd.army.mil or call 785-239-8414.prompt treatment can help pre- tunnel vision. Visual field tests said. medication prescribed to pa-serve vision, said Dr. Emmanuel can check the progression of the Most patients who opt to tients by their doctors should beKai-Lewis, IACH ophthalmolo- damage. receive the laser treatment are taken as directed.gist. “You can lose your eyesight “If your pressure is between 12 and 22, then you are in the treated once and then receive annual checkups to ensure the To make an appointment for an eye exam, call 785-239- Precaution helps stop Radon-caused illnessfrom this disease,” he said. normal range, but anything nerves in their eyes are still re- DOCS (3627).FOR YOUR HEALTH By Karla Simon and doors closed. BreathingWhat’s the difference between an MD and DO? USAPHC Radon is present in every these elevated levels of radon can damage the lungs. There are several ways to geographic region in the U.S. protect yourself:TRIWEST HEALTHCARE ALLIANCE SIMILARITIES • Can practice in accredited lates the body’s muscles and It is found in new and older • Test your home. Testing hospitals and clinics. bones to help with problems homes, schools and workplac- is the only way to find out ifH ave you ever been Both types of degrees • Work side-by-side in the like back pain, shoulder pain es. It can’t be smelled, tasted radon is present. It is inexpen- searching for a doctor produce medical doctors, who Military Health System to and tension headaches. M.D.’s or seen, yet it may be the most sive and easy. The cost is about and found one labeled can prescribe you medicine and benefit service members and do not receive this training. potent carcinogen in a home. $20 to $30.as an M.D., while another is diagnose a condition. Here is Families entrusted to their care. Over time, the differences The Environmental Pro- • Don’t forget to test thelisted as a D.O.? what M.D.s and D.O.s have in between these two types of tection Agency estimates that water if it comes from ground- You may have wondered common: DIFFERENCES medical schools have faded. more than 20,000 lung cancer water, including well and mu-what this means. • Had to earn a four-year More and more, both schools deaths in the U.S. per year are nicipal water. Dissolved radon There are two basic types degree with core science classes. Doctors who earned a D.O. train doctors to view their caused by radon. According can be released when water isof medical schools – Allo- • Attended four years of often focus on primary care patients as a whole, while to the U.S. Surgeon General, heated and used.pathic schools and Osteopathic medical school. This is where or Family practice, although promoting health, prevent- it’s the second leading cause • If radon is detected, fixschools. 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  • 5. Commentary HOME OF THE BIG RED ONE FEBRUARY 3, 2012 | 5  FEBRUARY 3, 2012 HOME OF THE BIG RED ONE PAGE 5  RILEY ROUNDTABLE Will the Giants or Patriots win the Super Bowl and why? “The Giants because I hate the Patriots.” SPC. STEVEN STRAUSBAUGH | OHIO NO. 1 MAN – CO. D, 1ST BN., 5TH FA REGT. “The Giants are going to win because I hate the Patriots. I’m a Buffalo Bills fan, and they’ve pretty much dominated us for the past 10 years.” 1ST SGT. CHRIS WALDER UPSTATE NEW YORK FIRST SERGEANT – CO. D, 1ST BN., 5TH FA REGT. “The New York Giants are going to win the Super Bowl because Tom Brady is scared of them. He was scared of them in 2008. He was scared of them earlier this season when the Giants beat them, and they’re going to beat them again in the Super Bowl.” SGT. ERIC MENDEZ | BRONX, N.Y. TRAINING ROOM NCO CO. D, 1ST BN., 5TH FA REGT. “The Patriots because of Tom Brady – CONSUMER CORNER Protect your personal data – online and off the all-time greatest quarterback of all time.” SPC. THOMAS TRIPLETT | MICHIGAN FIRE DIRECTION COORDINATOR By Kansas Attorney Gen. to be your bank, credit card You also should be sure your them before throwing them CO. D, 1ST BN., 5TH FA REGT. Derek Schmidt company or another place of antivirus software is up-to- away. Shredding them with a KANSAS ATTORNEY GENERAL’S business. It may tell you your date, and regularly scan your cross-cut shredder is one of the OFFICE password has expired and you system for viruses. best ways to make sure identity need to reply to the email • Electronic devices. thieves can’t get this informa- N “The Patriots. Tom Brady early every day, our with your old password and Thieves are always on the look- tion from your dumpster. Later is going for revenge.” office hears stories of new password to reset it. Or out for electronics, especially this spring, our office will be Kansans whose per- the email may contain a link when they are left inside a car. sponsoring several shred-a- sonal information has ended that directs you to a website When a thief gets a hold of thons across the state to help BRIAN STRYKER | MINNESOTA up in someone else’s hands. to change your password. The a laptop computer or smart- you safely dispose of personal INSTRUCTOR OF MILITARY PROGRAMS BARTON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE In today’s information age, it email and website may look phone, they don’t just get the information. is easier than ever for identity official, even containing your device itself, but may be able thieves to get this information. bank’s logo, but this is just a to access the personal informa- Even with the best precau- On Jan. 28, we recognized scam to gain access to your tion stored on it. To prevent tions, data breaches do occur. National Data Privacy Day. online banking account. If you this from happening, first be News reports of hackers get- As we commemorated this use online banking, always go sure to keep the device in a ting into banks and govern- day and began a new year, it through your bank’s homep- secure location. Second, use ment computer systems are THE 1ST INFANTRY DIVISION POST is a good time to review your age to access your account. strong passwords to lock your unfortunately common. When precautions to guard against Links in emails cannot always computer and smartphone. these data breaches occur, fed-This civilian enterprise newspaper is an COMMANDING OFFICER a tragic, and perhaps costly, be trusted, even if they look Additionally, you may want to eral and state laws do give youauthorized publication for members of AND PUBLISHER privacy breach. official. put another level of password some protections. The businessthe Department of Defense. Contents Maj. Gen. William Mayville Our computers contain a • Viruses. 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  • 6. 6 | FEBRUARY 3, 2012 HOME OF THE BIG RED ONEKDOT advances projects Registration open for 2012 ASE certificationto help produce jobs SPECIAL TO THE POST changed its testing format from pencil/paper examinations to located at every location. You’ll receive your test results before from 8 a.m to 5 p.m. Eastern Time, Mondays to Fridays. Whether a technician or a computer based online testing. you leave the test center. 2. Register for tests online orKDOT be receiving paychecks before parts specialist Automotive Ser- Education Services at Fort To register: by telephone. During open reg- the end of the year.” vice Excellence certification can Riley will no longer offer ASE 1. Set up myASE account. istration periods register online The Kansas Department of Advancing the project give a Soldier a unique advan- certification testing for Soldiers. If you have taken a test with at www.ase.com/myASE or callTransportation will accelerate schedule was suggested last tage over his or her competition ASE has changed testing ASE before, your account has the ASE testing partner, Pro-$50-million worth of preserva- month by the Democratic for job opportunities. locations in order to offer tests already been set up. If you are metric at 1-877-346-9327.tion projects to produce jobs legislative leadership during a Certification can show pro- four times a year with each test taking your first tests, it is easy 3. Schedule your tests.ahead of schedule and to take news conference focusing on ficiency in the tasks required to period being eight weeks long. to set up your account at www. There’s an online test center lo-advantage of low construction jobs. do the job right the first time, With 32 available weeks ase.com/myASE. Your myASE cator to help select a test centercosts currently available. “When Representative professional competence and each year, including nights and account lets you view your or trained operators that can The 32 projects that will be (Paul) Davis and I announced dedication. weekends, a wide window from certification status, received help you.advanced are included in the our Kansas Jobs First plan last There have been significant which to choose exists. recertification reminders and Full details, including all10-year, $8-billion T-WORKS month, more than 50,000 changes to the ASE certifica- Tests are taken on a com- more. Customer service staff is policies and requirements aretransportation program passed Kansans were still unemployed. tion exam in 2012. ASE has puter and trained proctors are available at 1-800-390-6789, located at www.ase.com/details.by the 2010 Legislature. Accelerating T-WORKS proj- They are part of the $4.2 ects will not only improve ourbillion set aside under T- state economy, it will give hopeWORKS for preservation, to hundreds of Kansas Familieswhich includes work like the still struggling to make endsrepair and reconstruction of meet,” said Senate Democraticroads and bridges. Leader Anthony Hensley. “I’d “T-WORKS projects not like to thank the governor andonly enhance the safety of KDOT for moving forward ontravelers and support the state’s this important endeavor. Thiseconomic goals, they create is the right thing for Kansasjobs. By starting these projects because it’s the right thing forahead of schedule, we can cre- Kansas workers.”ate hundreds of construction “Job creation must be thejobs sooner than planned and first priority of the 2012 legis-provide an economic benefit lative session. This is a simple,to thousands of other Kansans revenue neutral action that willand businesses,” said Kansas help get Kansans off the unem-Gov. Sam Brownback. ployment rolls and onto a pay- Many of the 32 preserva- roll,” Davis said.tion projects were scheduled “Kansans expect their lead-for 2013; others had yet to ers, whether they’re Republi-have a start date. KDOT is able cans or Democrats, to workto move these projects ahead of together to move the state’sschedule partly because of sav- economy forward, and I thinkings captured in recent project today’s announcement is alettings. great example of how we can “We will get these projects work together to create jobs,”under contract this spring and Brownback said.summer so we can take advan- The list of projects to betage of the great bid prices,” advanced, as well as all othersaid Acting Transportation T-WORKS projects, can beSecretary Barbara Rankin. viewed on the T-WORKS“And, accelerating the sched- website at www.ksdot.org/ule means more workers will TWorks/. Service Directory AMWAY Automotive HealtH RV sales & seRVices Your Local AmwAY Distributor Barbara A. 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  • 7. HOME OF THE BIG RED ONE FEBRUARY 3, 2012 | 7‘Proud Americans’ pull lanyard on M777 HowitzersBy Sgt. Gene A. Arnold A total of six teams, consist- the M102 howitzers. ries of four fire missions, send-4TH IBCT PUBLIC AFFAIRS ing of two teams from Btry. A Over the past two months, ing a total of nine rounds on and four teams from Btry. B, training, from proper main- target with the supervision of “Fire Mission” are the words conducted section-level quali- tenance, fire direction center their instructors. The purposeyelled when a fire direction fications by putting steal on training and individual tasks was to ensure proper com-center sends coordinates to a target with the 155-millimeter has been conducted to prepare mands and tasks were complet-gun line when they need to put rounds. for team certifications. Instruc- ed for each fire mission withoutrounds on target. This is one as- “It feels awesome. It was tors were brought in from the input from the instructor.pect that will never change for great motivation for not only home of field artillery to pre- “This is by far the best bat-the gun line sections of batteries myself, but my section,” said pare the battalion for the road talion that I’ve worked with.A and B, 2nd Battalion, 32nd Staff Sgt. Arza Hammond, sec- ahead. They did it perfectly everyField Artillery, 4th Infantry Bri- tion chief, 2nd platoon, Btry. A, “When we first come out time,” Prenton said.gade Combat Team, 1st Infan- 2nd Bn., 32nd FA Regt., as he here, we introduce them to the Sgt. Jeremiah Warren, a sec-try Division. answered the question of how it M777, then we explain the four tion gunner for the fifth sec- Prior to the arrival of the felt to be the first field artillery Sgt. Gene A. Arnold | 4TH IBCT major portions of the equip- tion, agreed with Prenton.M777 Howitzers, these two fir- battalion at Fort Riley to train Gun One, occupied by a gun line with the 2nd Pltn., Btry. ment and how they work. After “Yeah, that was so awe-ing batteries only shot M119A2 and conduct a live-fire exercise A, 2nd Bn., 32nd FA Regt., has smoke bellowing from that, we explain emplacement, some,” Warren said. “I feel likeHowitzers. The 2nd Bn., 32nd with the M777. the tube after firing a 155mm M777 Ultra Lightweight displacement, fire missions and we have a great battalion, weFA Regt., also known as “Proud “(Being the first to fire the Howitzer during a live-fire exercise Jan. 23 at Training going out of traverse to be suc- have great leadership. All theAmericans” became the first M777) brings a lot of pride Area 52, Fort Riley. The 2nd Bn., 32nd FA Regt. is the cessful in a combat situation,” sections work as a close-knitfield artillery battalion in the and motivation to the training. first battalion in the 1st Inf. Div. to fire the M777. said Brett Prenton, M777A2 Family. Whenever we get a new1st Inf. Div. to fire the M777 It feels great knowing that the Initially, the Proud Ameri- rounds, which proved to be new equipment training team task or assignment, we alwaysDigital Lightweight Field Ar- leadership knew we were ca- cans Battalion was an M119A2 more lethal and received sig- instructor, Charles F. Day and come together and make it hap-tillery Howitzer Jan. 23 on the pable of doing it, and we did,” Towed Lightweight Howitzer nificantly more range than its Associates, Fort Sill, Okla. pen like it was suppose to hap-outskirts of Fort Riley. Hammond said. unit that shot 105-millimeter predecessor the M101A2 and The teams conducted a se- pen.” Senior leaders with 4th IBCT ROC WALK talk with ANArole players dur- ing a simulated key leader engagement exercise Jan. 27 at Fort Riley. The group dis- cussed ways they can improve the region. Sgt. Scott Lamberson 4TH IBCT‘Dragon’ Brigade conducts Afghancultural awareness trainingBy Sgt. Scott Lamberson on the unit’s upcoming deploy- geants, platoon leaders and4TH IBCT PUBLIC AFFAIRS ment to Afghanistan. senior noncommissioned of- “Basically what we’re doing ficers, as well as senior officers. Soldiers with the 4th Infan- is educating junior leaders on The intent was to educate the Mollie Miller | !ST INF. DIV.try Brigade Combat Team par- partnership, advising and coun- Soldiers on military courtesies, Soldiers with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, ledticipated in Afghanistan Cul- terinsurgency in Afghanistan,” operating procedures, military by Col. Joseph Wawro, 4th IBCT commander, conduct a rehearsal of concepttural Awareness training Jan. 25 said Capt. Scott Powell, an in- and civilian operations abroad drill Jan. 26 at Fort Riley’s Redeployment Center. The drill allowed the “Dragon”to 27 at Fort Riley. The purpose structor with the 162nd Infan- and customs and courtesies of Brigade’s Soldiers an opportunity to practice the movement plan they will useof the training was to look at try Brigade, Fort Polk, La. the Afghan culture. to move into the “box” during their upcoming rotation to the National TrainingAfghan cultures and customs, The training was open to Center at Fort Irwin, Calif.which will give them insight all squad leaders, platoon ser- See DRAGONS, page 8 Exchange Concessionaire E Y E G L A S S E S BUY ONE GET ONE 50% OFF Ft. Riley Exchange Located in the Post Exchange 785-784-4554 BUY CONTACT LENSES ONLINE AT www.MILITARYCONTACTS.net *50% off 2nd pair must be of equal or lesser value as the first pair purchased. 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  • 8. 8 | FEBRUARY 3, 2012 HOME OF THE BIG RED ONERODRIGUEZ Continued from page 1training of hundreds of thou- thousands of military and civil- in Afghanistan, the UE 12-01 Rodriguez said the division’s Echoing Rodriguez’s yes.sands of U.S. troops, visited ian personnel from all services script is forcing troops to test response to these simulated thoughts on the importance of “The Big Red One has neverthe Central Flint Hills Region and five nations. everything from standard op- operations and how well the the exercise’s ability to isolate let America down. It is the old-to evaluate the “Big Red One” “(UE 12-01) is the final el- erating procedures to lines of Soldiers address whatever chal- and fix problems in the divi- est division in the United Statesduring the ongoing command ement of our training progres- communication. lenges emerge throughout the sion’s operation plans, Maj. Army, the most decorated divi-post training exercise, Unified sion for the upcoming rotation “We are dealing with a host scenario are helping assure him Gen. William Mayville, 1st Inf. sion in the United States Army,Endeavor 12-01. to make sure we are fully pre- of challenges,” said Lt. Col. the 1st Inf. Div. will be ready to Div. and Fort Riley command- has fought in every major en- UE 12-01 is the largest pared for the mission and chal- Matt Vanwagenen, 1st Inf. Div. assume the mission in eastern ing general, said he hopes UE gagement the Army has everexercise to take place at Fort lenges we will face as the divi- operations officer. “Through Afghanistan as soon as Big Red 12-01 will help his team answer been engaged in and never onceRiley since the division’s re- sion headquarters in Regional simulations, we are conducting One boots hit the ground. one very important question (has it) failed,” said Col. Chuckturn from Germany in 2006 Command-East,” said Brig. Fe- air operations, resupply mis- “We have been at this for – is the division doing what it Sexton, commander, Missionand is designed to prepare the lix Gedney, 1st Inf. Div. deputy sions, security operations with many years, and we don’t have needs to do to get where they Command Training Program.headquarters to lead a regional commanding general for transi- our Afghan partners and opera- time to wait for them to get need to go? “The 1st Infantry Division iscommand during an expected tion. tions with the state department ready – they have to be ready as For the exercise’s senior mili- not going to fail now – rest easyspring rotation to Afghanistan. Driven by a scenario that and the government of Afghan- soon as they step (into Afghani- tary coordinator, the answer to tonight – they are not going toThe two-week exercise includes simulates day-to-day operations istan.” stan),” the general said. Mayville’s question is certainly fail.”WALKER Continued from page 1 DRAGONS Continued from page 7 Although it wound take event,” Kevin said about his Another aspect of the train- is important because it givesmore than 20 trips back and Family’s first trip to “The Big ing included key leader en- you cultural awareness as farforth to Walter Reed, not an Apple.” gagements. Senior leaders sat as how Afghans are, how Af-easy transition Patti said, the After his retirement, Kevin down with role players from ghanistan’s Army works, theWalkers pulled through with said he wants to stay in the area the Afghan National Army commanders intent, so every-the help of friends and Family. with his Family and hopes to and advised them on ways one has perspective where we “A lot of faith and the love work in a Department of De- they could improve issues in are going to and the environ-that we have for each other – fense civilian job to continue their command and the sur- ment we will be in,” said Staffmost definitely – that’s what got helping Soldiers. rounding region. The engage- Sgt. Casey Marlow, forwardus through,” she said. “I love the military. It’s what ments consisted of teams of observer, Co. A, 2nd Battal- After serving in rear detach- I’ve done for the past 24 years,” leaders from the “Dragon” ion, 16th Infantry Regiment,ment for his unit, Kevin was Kevin said. “This is home.” Brigade, Soldiers with the 4th IBCT.promoted to first sergeant of Patti said today Kevin is ANA and Afghan translators. Powell said he hopedCompany A, Warrior Transi- happier than he’s ever been “Knowing how to interact through the training Soldierstion Battalion, in 2007; today because he was able to take ev- and work with the Afghans would have a better under-he works in operations and erything bad that happened to is as important as training on standing of Afghan culture, soplans, DHHB. him and turn it into a positive our rifle skills and our battle when they go on their deploy- The Walker’s visit to New outcome. Using their experi- drills,” said Lt. Col. Thomas ment, they can better trainYork City was hosted by Hope ences to help others, she said, Vogel, commander, Security and advise their counterparts.for the Warriors, a national is what she loves about her job Force Assistance Team, 4th According to Marlow, thatnonprofit organization that and her life. IBCT. is exactly what he took awaysupports wounded U.S. service “He’s never complained Throughout the training, from the training.members, their Families and about what happened; he’s al- Soldiers attended about 15 “This gives a better un-Families of the fallen. As part of ways been a Soldier. When briefs, some of which includ- derstanding on how to oper-the Hope and Morale program, people ask him, ‘Are you angry ed culture overview, Islamic ate with another force fromthe Family was treated to a six- about your injuries,’ he always overview, Government of the another country,” he said. “Iday getaway. said, ‘I knew what I was sign- Islamic Republic of Afghani- like it. I would recommend They also received a per- ing up for 24 years ago, and this stan, a block of instruction that anyone going on a de-sonal escort from the New York is part of it, and I’m proud to on the Afghan National Secu- ployment attend training likePolice Department to Times be a Soldier,’” Patti said. “He’s rity Force, counter insurgency, this. There (are) certain things COURTESY PHOTOSquare on New Year’s Eve with the most amazing man I’ve ever Master Sgt. Kevin Walker, operations and plans, DHHB, training foreign forces, rap- we don’t train enough on,their children, Brittany, 19, met – my hero.” 1st Inf. Div., back, his daughter Brittany, left, mother-in- port building and key leader and this helps a lot. I thinkKevin Jr., 9, and Patti’s mother, “It works both ways,” Kevin law, Lou Shoup, middle left, son Kevin Jr., middle right, engagements. it’s good. I’ve enjoyed it andLou Shoup. said. “I wouldn’t have been able and wife, Patti, right, enjoy their first trip to New York “I think that this training learned a lot.” “It was a once in a lifetime to do it without her.” City last December, sponsored by Hope for the Warriors.PANETTA Continued from page 1 RAIDERS Continued from page 3 after Sept. 11, 2001, during Pfc. Monserrat Padron re-next five years and $487 bil- fully, Panetta said. After a de- to the Pacific Command area of gram, Panetta said. a time of war – knowing full ceived the Army Achievementlion over the next 10. Panetta cade of being an integral part operations. The request looks “But in this budget, we well that their decision would Medal for notorious servicecalled the budget “a balanced, of America’s wars, the reserve to maintain the Navy’s current have slowed procurement to require them to deploy and while performing force pro-complete package” that keeps components will not go back 11 aircraft carriers and 10 car- complete more testing and al- fight somewhere, sometime. tection duties at the Bagramthe American military the pre- to being a strategic Cold War- rier air wings, Panetta said. It low for developmental changes It is humbling to be with Airfield.eminent force in the world. era reserve. The reserves will be also will maintain the current before buying in significant them today. Indeed, it is hum- Pfc. Corey Eichenberger It is a balanced package, the nation’s hedge against the Marine and Army posture in quantities,” he said. bling to be with them any day. received the Joint Servicethe secretary said, because unexpected, the secretary said. the Asia-Pacific Region and The budget will maintain Thank you all for your service Achievement Medal for ex-while some programs are elimi- “We are making only mar- will base littoral combat ships all legs of the nuclear triad – to our Nation,” he said. ceptional achievement in sup-nated or delayed, others are ginal reductions in the Army in Singapore and Bahrain. bombers, ICBMs and subma- Taking time to thank Fam- port of Operation Enduringincreased. The budget looks Reserve and Army National The budget will eliminate rines – and will invest in sig- ily members for all they did Freedom.to re-shape the military to be Guard and no reductions in two forward-based Army heavy nificantly more capability in to sustain their Soldiers from Squad leader Staff Sgt.more agile, quick and flexible the Marine Corps Reserve,” brigades in Europe. Instead, the cyber world, Panetta said. afar, Matthews said they were Robert Norton was awardedthat incorporates the lessons the secretary said. “The Air brigades will rotate in and out Panetta stressed the budget critical to the success of the the Bronze Star Medal excep-learned in 10 years of war, he Force will make balanced re- of the area. The U.S. and Eu- is based on strategy and will unit. tionally notorious service insaid. ductions in the Air Guard that ropean allies also will look to shape the force for the future. “You give so much and a combat zone with exposure Increasing the number of are consistent with reductions share costs for new capabilities, While the pain of cuts will be ask for so little. We could not to risk of hostile action dur-special operations forces is key in the active component and like the Alliance Ground Sur- felt across the country, he said, achieve these high standards ing Operation Enduring Free-to the plan, Panetta said, and Air Force Reserve.” veillance program. it also will ensure a strong, ag- without you,” he said. dom.special operators will begin to The request also calls for The Navy will retire seven ile military for the future. Rachel Harper, wife of Platoon leader 1st Lt.shift back to their traditional more base realignments and older cruisers and two amphib- The budget must pass Con- Spc. Randy Harper, received Zachary Youngsma also waspre-9/11 mission of instruct- closures and a “(Base Realign- ious ships early, and the Air gress, and the secretary said he the Commander’s Award for awarded the Bronze Staring local forces. ment and Closure)-like” au- Force will eliminate six tactical hopes members of Congress Public Service, and Amanda Medal. The request puts the Army thority to recommend changes air squadrons. understand the strategy and Rupp, wife of Sgt. 1st Class All Soldiers in the pla-on a path to drop to 490,000 to military retirement. The budget sinks more nuances of the budget. David Rupp, received the toon received the Joint Ser-Soldiers and the Marine Corps “But the president and money into technologies to “My hope is that when Order of the Vivandieres for vice Commendation Medalto 182,000 Marines over department have made clear prevail in an anti-access, aerial- members understand the sac- Outstanding Support, Dedi- and Afghanistan Campaignfive years. Currently, the two that the retirement benefits of denial scenario and will fund rifice involved in reducing the cation and Devotion. Medal.services have 562,000 and those who currently serve will the next-generation bomber defense budget by half a tril- HOUSE FILLOn In Cruise AD202,000 active-duty members, be protected by grandfathering and modernization of the sub- lion dollars, it will convincerespectively. The secretary not- their benefits,” Panetta said. marine fleet. 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  • 11. Y M CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Y M C K C K Community Life HOME OF THE BIG RED ONE FEBRUARY 3, 2012 | 11  FEBRUARY 3, 2012 HOME OF THE BIG RED ONE PAGE 11 IN BRIEF February is Celebrating Cou-ples Month. Events to strengthen Local students celebrate Kansas Day with barn dancemilitary couples’ relationships By Pamela Redford “We wanted to view things frominclude: 1ST INF. DIV. POST the settlers’ and the Native Ameri- • Development Training for cans’ perspective,” said Anita Rogge,Professionals – 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Students at Morris Hill Elemen- first-grade teacher, adding studentsFeb. 7, Riley’s Conference Center tary School celebrated Kansas’ 151th were quite surprised by the types of • Get your Groove Back – 6:30 birthday in a unique way Jan. 26 entertainment early Kansans enjoyed,to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 7, Riley’s Confer- by attending an old-fashioned barn versus the televisions and gaming sys-ence Center dance, complete with folk music and tems of today. • We ARE Teammates work- traditional dancing. Territorial Troubadour Eric Childsshops – 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 9 Kansas Day, a celebration of the said band members, who all dressedand 10, Riley’s Concerence Center state’s admission to the Union on in periodic clothing for the event, Premarital Relationship Enrich- Jan. 29, 1861, gave the students more were very excited about performing atment Program – 1 to 4 p.m. Feb. than just a chance to party. Learning the history of Kansas through special the school.16 ad 23, Army Community Ser- “We’re trying to bring attentionvice, Building 7264. lessons within the classroom was just the start of the school day. to the First Territorial Capital … For more information, call 785- Learning about Kansas history is part239-9435. Guest speakers and performers from the Milford Nature Center, of their standards in the education Flint Hills Old Timer’s Band, Geary world,” he said. The next Fort Riley Network, After a half an hour of music and County Historical Society and the Pamela Redford | POSTa meeting to learn about activi- merriment, students went back to A traditional barn dance Jan. 26 at Morris Hill Elementary School Territorial Troubadours treated stu-ties happening on post, will be their classrooms for a snack of freshly gives students an opportunity to cut loose on the dance floor and dents to the sights and sounds earlyat 10:30 a.m. Feb. 3 at Rally Point Kansans experienced. churned butter and crackers. learn about the history of Kansas at the same time.Bingo. For more information, call785-240-1251. Fort Riley Let’s ride Picerne Military Housing willhost a Family Game Night from6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 3 at the ForsythNeighborhood Center. All on-postFamily housing residents are invit- to hosted to attend. The event will includeboard games and activities for chil-dren of all ages, snacks and prizes. Valentine’sChildren must be accompanied byan adult. For more information,contact your neighborhood office. Day events A comedy night will be at 8 By Melony Gabbertp.m. Feb. 4 at Rally Point Bingo. 1ST INF. DIV. POSTDoors open at 7 p.m. The show is$10 in advance or $12 at the door. Several Valentine-themed eventsAttendees must be 18 or older. For will be offered at Fort Riley in Febru-more information, call 785-784- ary.5434. Designed for couples, an evening of dinner and dancing will be from 6 Riley’s Conference Center to 10 p.m. on both Feb. 10 and 11 at Riley’s Conference Center.will host a beer tasting event From 6 to 7 p.m., cocktails andfrom 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 4. A hors d’oeuvres will be served. A four-limited number of $10 tickets are course gourmet-plated dinner will beavailable. Participants must be 21 served at 7 p.m., followed by dancingto participate. Tickets are available to music provided by a local disc jock-at Riley’s Conference Center and at ey, according to Chris Downs, man-Army Air and Force Exchange Ser- ager, Riley’s Conference Center. Therevices locations. is no dress code for the event. Dress is as formal or informal as attendees Dena O’Dell | POST Riley’s Conference Center will desire, Downs said. K-State Rodeo Club Member Trenton Heinen, left, answers a question posed by kindergart-host a Sweetheart Dinner and No tickets will be sold at the event. ner James Coccarelli, second from right, about the rodeo while, from left to right, kinder-Dance from 6 to 10 p.m. Feb. 10 gartners Hailey Williams, Nicholas Rodriguez, Jayda Burton, Coccarelli and Bradley Mattson Tickets are now on sale and must beand 11. Celebrate Valentine’s Day look on during the rodeo club’s Jan. 26 visit to Ware Elementary School. The visit was hosted purchased before the event at Riley’swith your loved one at this event as part of Kansas Day activities at Ware. Conference Center. Cost is $25 perthat will include a cocktail hour person. In the past, attendance for the ‘Ware Bears’ learn about rodeo, historyand hors d’ oeuveres, a four-coursegourmet meal, and live music and event has been good, Downs said.dancing. For more information, This year, two evenings are plannedcall 785-784-1000. because of the large number of rede- K-State Rodeo By Dena O’Dell ployed Soldiers on post. Club member 1ST INF. DIV. POST For more information, call 785- The Fort Riley Library will Isaac Spear, 784-1000.host a valentine’s day event from left, asks stu- Ware Elementary School stu- All age groups are welcome to at-1 to 3 p.m. Feb. 11 at Riley’s Con- tend a Valentine’s party from 1 to 3 dents a ques- dents learned about roping, racingference Center. The event includes tion about the p.m. Feb. 11 at the Fort Riley Library.snacks, games and crafts. For more and riding Jan. 26 when four mem- rodeo during Activities will include making val-information, call 785-239-5305. the rodeo club’s bers of the Kansas State University’s Rodeo Club traveled to the school entines, a scavenger hunt with prizes, Jan. 26 visit to pin the arrow on the heart and a pos- Ware Elementa- to do a presentation about the ro- A women’s conference will sible outdoor heart drawing contest, ry School. The deo.take place Feb. 24 at Riley’s Con- weather permitting, said Terri Sea- visit was a part The presentation was in honorference Center. The conference is of Kansas Day of Kansas Day. man, project manager, Fort Riley Li-free to attend. Lunch will be pro- activities at the “It was a way of promoting the brary.vided at a cast. To register, call 785- school. history of Kansas to kids at Ware,” Participants also will be treated239-5614. said Valarie Lamoreaux-Reist, to heart-shaped cookies and punch. Family support coordinator at the For more information, call 785-239- Sessions of the Resilient Dena O’Dell school. “Since a lot of the kids are 9582. POST Custer Hill Bowling Center willSpouse Academy, a weeklong not from Kansas, we wanted totraining for military spouses that show them a little bit of the history host a Valentine’s Day Family Bowlteaches suicide intervention, re- and heritage of Kansas. Rodeo has a and Wacky Tournament from 11sponding to reports of abuse or history in Kansas and continues to a.m. to 9 p.m. Feb. 13. For $30 perneglect, Master Resilience Training be a part of Kansas culture.” lane, bowlers will receive two hours of K-State Rodeo Club members “glow” bowling, including shoe rental,and financial resilience, in 2012 one large pizza and a pitcher of soda.will take place: See RODEO CLUB, page 14 For more information, call 785-239- -March 5 to 9 4366. -June 4 to 8 -Sept. 10 to 14 For more information or to reg-ister, call 785-239-9435. Upcoming USO Fort Riley No FRMS celebrates more than 10 years of Souper BowlDough Dinners in 2012 will be By Melony Gabbert dlos said.from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Building 1ST INF. DIV. POST Students formally participated in7856 on Drum Street on Custer the event by providing active scienceHill. Some dinner locations may With a population influx and par- fair demonstrations, acting as guides,change. For information, call 785- ents sometimes deployed, Fort Riley providing information in selected240-5326 or email usofortriley@ Middle School staff members wanted classrooms, handing out flyers withuso.org. USO Fort Riley also is on to present opportunities for as many maps printed on them, by playingFacebook at www.facebook.com/ parents as possible to participate in the orchestral instruments during dinnerusofortriley. Click on “Events” to education of their children, according and by participating in the beginningsee the most up to date informa- to Joe Handlos, principal, FRMS. band concert. That was the driving force for what One student, Katie Ollar, whotion for No Dough Dinners. Dates started as an open house more than provided science fair demonstrations,for dinners are: 10 years ago to grow into what is now compared the event to a magic show. Feb. 13 and 29 called the “Souper Bowl.” Ollar said she was so excited about the March 14 and 29 This year’s Souper Bowl was Jan. event, she left a detailed message about Melony Gabbert | POST April 12 and 30 23 at the school. it for her parents that morning. Teachers at FRMS serve Families a free chili and cinnamon roll May 14 and 31 The Souper Bowl is not only an Her mother, Sue, smiling, said she dinner during Souper Bowl Jan. 23 at the school. Other Souper June 14 and 28 open house, but also is a science fair, attended because of the note. Bowl activities included a science fair, band concert and open July 12 and 31 a brief beginning band concert and an The science fair project displays, house. Aug. 14 and 30 opportunity for Families to eat dinner titled, “Carnival of Knowledge,” were teachers were provided substitute Displays selected as regional quali- Sept. 13 and 28 together free of charge. divided into sixth-, seventh- and teachers in their classrooms for the day fiers will be taken to Emporia State Oct. 12 and 30 With more than 80 staff members eighth-grade displays. to allow the judging to occur. Other University in February, according to Nov. 14 and 150 students participating, the Judging took place the previous staff members aided in judging the Dec. 13 Souper Bowl is a big production, Han- Friday, Handlos said, and science more than 500 projects. See SOUPER BOWL, page 14 1DivPost.comY M Y MC K C K
  • 12. 12 | FEBRUARY 3, 2012 HOME OF THE BIG RED ONECOMMUNITY CORNERSafety top priority; requires effort from all, commander saysBy Col. William Clark IMCOM in in professional and personal the use of the Composite help ensure you and your bat- SAFETY LINKSGARRISON COMMANDER order to pro- activities Risk Management system as tle buddy, friend or coworker vide Soldiers, • Support senior com- the primary decision-making are always keeping safety in • U.S. Army CombatO ne of my top pri- Civilians and mander’s safety and occupa- process to identify hazards, mind. Utilize the resources at Readiness/Safety Center: orities as the garrison their Families tional health programs reduce risk and prevent loss. your disposal. And if you see https://safety.army.mil/ commander at Fort with a quality Fort Riley already imple- For those traveling, use of something that appears unsafe, • Composite RiskRiley is safety. It is something of life com- ments several programs to Travel Risk Planning System, notify your unit or organiza- Management: https://safety.I take very seriously, and it mensurate help meet these keys to suc- or TRiPS, is encouraged, if tion’s safety officer or contact army.mil/crm/ Col.is something I feel we need with the qual- Clark cess. not required. the safety office. • Travel Risk Planningto work together to improve ity of their For example, Fort Riley’s Further, according to the The Garrison Safety Office System: https://trips.safety.every day. On- and off-duty service. In Garrison Safety Office offers campaign plan, “Command- offers training and informa- army.mil/accidents can affect our work- the campaign plan, IMCOM a four-hour defensive driv- ers and leaders will lead the tion on all safety matter, rang- • Fort Riley Garrisonplace, and we must ensure identifies five keys to success ing course and has car and way in changing behavior to ing from defensive driving to Safety Office: www.1id.we are mitigating risks to in achieving optimal safety on motorcycle simulators to help prevent accidents and will severe weather safety. army.mil/UnitPage.minimize accidents. our installation. They are: drivers sharpen their skills on empower Soldiers, Families For more information on aspx?unit=usag.safety From the highest levels • Effective privately owned the road. and civilians at all levels to training and training materialsof the Army, this is a prior- vehicle – motorcycle and auto Classes are available for speak up when they see some- or any of the programs men- top priorities, but it requiresity. So much so, safety is one – safety programs in place Soldiers, Family members and one ignoring safety rules or tioned above, call the safety your help to maintain a safeof the key lines of effort in • Heightened safety aware- civilians, and once completed doing something risky. Safety office at 785-239-2514 or visit environment at Fort Riley.the Installation Management ness across the command may make drivers eligible for is everyone’s business and it www.1id.army.mil/UnitPage.Command’s Campaign Plan • Employ hazard control insurance discounts. is our responsibility to ensure aspx?unit=usag.safety. To comment on this article2012-2020. The campaign measures to foster a safe work- Our commanders under- safe performance in all we do. Remember, a safe culture or suggest a topic for the Com-plan, now in its fourth ver- ing and living environment stand the importance of safety Everyone will be held account- extends far beyond just get- munity Corner, send an emailsion as of November 2011, • Require and promote and encourage use of tools to able for accident prevention.” ting behind the wheel of your to rile.post.newspaper@conus.maps out the way forward for safe and healthy practices mitigate risks. Tools include With that, I ask that you vehicle. Safety is one of my army.mil.Students to celebratesavings in FebruaryBy Melony Gabbert sign the Saver Pledge, which1ST INF. DIV. POST states: “I promise to help my- self by saving money and using More than 1,100 students debt responsibly or not at all.at Jefferson and Ware elemen- I promise to help my Family,tary schools will take part in our friends and my neighborsMilitary Saves Week and sign by encouraging them to do thea “Saver Pledge” Feb. 19 to 26, same.”according to William Brooks, During the week, all Armedmanager, Armed Forces Bank, Forces Bank branches will de-Fort Riley. posit $10 into any new savings The bank will work with lo- accounts.cal students as part of the 2012 “One checking accountMilitary Saves Campaign. can have up to five savings ac- To kickoff the campaign, counts attached to it, so some-Jo Ann Rooney, acting under one could break the bank thatsecretary of defense, signed a week,” Brooks said.memorandum designating the The bank also will waive theweek of Feb. 19 to 26 as Mili- minimum deposit requirementtary Saves Week. The military for 12 months for accountscommunity is invited to join opened during Military Savesfederal, state and local resourc- Week.es, including military banks In addition to Military Savesand credit unions to focus on Week, another program thefinancial readiness, reduce debt bank offers – the Saving Centsand save money. program – is designed to make On Feb. 3, Garrison Com- saving easy. The program allowsmander Col. William Clark all purchases made on Visa deb-will sign a “Military Saves Week it or check cards to be roundedproclamation, Brooks said. up to the nearest dollar with the The Armed Forces Bank will rounded up amount transferredhost contests for students at the into up to five attached savingstwo elementary schools, as well accounts. Members can elect toas brainstorming activities and have amounts rounded up frombank tours. $1 to as much as $5 per trans- Students at the schools will action. You can’t smell it, but everyone else can. 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  • 13. HOME OF THE BIG RED ONE FEBRUARY 3, 2012 | 13Wawro discusses upcoming deployment at MACBy Pamela Redford Battalion and two battalions1ST INF. DIV. POST from Fort Sill. The 4th IBCT was previ- The 4th Infantry Brigade ously deployed in support ofCombat Team’s spring 2012 de- Operation Iraqi Freedom fromployment will be its third, but it 2007 to 2008 and from 2009will be the first time a mission to 2010.has taken them to Afghanistan, Junction City Chamber ofand the first time under the Commerce leaders and com-command and control of the munity members got to see a1st Infantry Division headquar- little bit of the action from theters staff. exercises during a video high- COURTESY PHOTO Col. Joseph D. Wawro, 4th lighting the training Wawro Karis Ryu, a 7th grade student in Manhattan, holdsIBCT commander, briefed at- presented on the big screen. her award for best of show after winning thetendees on preparations for Continuing their “glide Manhattan/K-State community’s 2012 Martin Lutherthe nine-month deployment path,” the 4th IBCT will travel King Jr. Art and Writing Contest Jan. 15 at the Man-during the Military Affairs to the National Training Cen- hattan Public Library.Council breakfast Jan. 26 at the ter, Fort Irwin, Calif., in Febru- Chaplain’s daughterCourtyard by Marriott Hotel ary for a monthlong capstoneand Geary County Convention event for deploying units thatCenter, Junction City. will provide a realistic training According to Wawro, de- environment, replication of theployment preparation pickedup in March 2011 and con-tinued through the summer,culminating with a brigade conditions in theater and large troop and equipment move- ments. NTC is equipped with Af- community on the brigade’s upcoming deployment Pamela Redford | POST Col. Joseph D. Wawro, 4th IBCT commander, briefs the during the Jan. 26 Military Affairs Council breakfast at wins essay contestfield training exercise in Au- ghan role players, as well as the Courtyard by Marriott Hotel and Geary County Con- The following essay was decided then that I wouldn’t vention Center, Junction City.gust at Fort Riley, the Smoky amputee role players, Wawro written by Karis Ryu, 7th- let racial discriminationHill Training Center and Fort said, so the first time a Soldier Brigade, 101st Airborne Divi- give us the best sparring partner grader and daughter of Warrior bring me down.Sill, Okla., where the “Drag- faces that situation won’t be in sion from Fort Campbell, Ky.; that they can.” Transition Battalion Chap. I want to thank you forons” focused on training lethal combat. 13th Combat Sustainment Success at NTC would (Maj.) Myung Ryu, for the helping to bring the downfallplatoons, company intelligence The brigade will not be Support Battalion, 3rd Sustain- mean certification of the 4th Manhattan/K-State communi- of segregation, for lettingsupport teams, command posts’ alone at NTC, according to ment Brigade from Fort Ben- IBCT and the Army’s approval ty’s 2012 Martin Luther King African-Americans andorder processing and execution Wawro, who said “Team Drag- ning, Ga.; Afghan national se- to deploy to Afghanistan this Jr. Art and Writing contest. Asians like me be welcomedand integrated air assets. on” will include more than curity forces partners; and other spring. Karis Ryu won “Best of Show” in the U.S. It took team work from 7,000 Soldiers with the 1st Bat- Soldiers from the 1st Inf. Div. “At the end of the day, what and was the overall winner There’s also your father toacross the division to success- talion, 64th Armor Regiment, and Fort Riley. we do is for our Soldiers. It’s for of the contest, which featured “For us, this is the last skir- them. And whatever we can do acknowledge. I hear that hefully complete the training mis- 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat more than 150 entrants. was also a strong advocate forsions, Wawro said, with about Team, 3rd Infantry Division mish before we go into harm’s so that everybody comes back way,” Wawro said. “You’re only with all their fingers and toes, integration as well and raised2,800 Soldiers saturated in the from Fort Stewart, Ga.; 2nd SPECIAL TO THE POST as good as your sparring part- that’s what we’re going to do,” you to believe it, too. He alsofield, including four Dragon Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regi- D ner, and the NTC is set up to Wawro said. encouraged you to become aBattalions, the 1st Engineer ment, 101st Combat Aviation ear Martin Luther preacher. King Jr., Here, as I am writing this I know that youVintage Military Vehicle Club to begin on post letter to you, I also remem- passed away, but I hope that ber the influence of Mahat- somehow, you’ll still be able ma Gandhi in your life. In to read this. I’m Karis. I’m class, I learned that you wereBy Melony Gabbert Day Festival, in which May was 11 years old, I live in Kansas, inspired by his non-violent1ST INF. DIV. POST invited with his vehicles. May and I’m South Korean. I just want you to know what an methods that helped free has a 1952 Jeep, complete with India from Britain’s rule. You What may become the first a Davy Crockett, designed to influence you’ve had on me and my world. made an effort to slowly tearVintage Military Vehicle Club launch nuclear warheads one- down the wall that separatedon an Army installation is now and-a-quarter miles. As an Asian, I’m not exactly what people would caucasians from other eth-forming. “One of the worst military nicities using non-violence. “As far as I know, we will be weapons ever,” Smith said, re- call “white.” I am, in a way, “yellow.” There were people After all, as Gandhi oncethe only post with a Vintage ferring to the distance the war- who used this fact to bring said, “You’ve just got to doMilitary Vehicle Club,” accord- head could be sent. me down. For a long time, I what you’ve got to do.”ing to Bob Smith, Fort Riley Initially, the Army had only let them. Thanks to your indirectmuseum director. 50 of vehicle of this type, he Smith and retired Sgt. Maj. said, and only five are known to But then, one day in first help, I’m now attendingLowell May, who owns two still exist. grade, I learned that there seventh grade at age 11 withvintage military vehicles, will May’s other vehicle is a 1967 was a holiday named after a lots of friends. I’ve probablybe hosting an organizational ambulance, which he acquired man named Martin Luther said this a lot already, but I’mmeeting at 7 p.m. Feb. 21 at before the Jeep. King Jr. I learned about the going to say it again: Thankthe Cavalry Museum. Those “I like history and always things you did against racial you for your help.planning to attend should look wanted a Jeep,” May said, add- discrimination. I heard aboutfor signs at the museum for the ing all it took to acquire one Melony Gabbert | POST your role in the story of Rosa Sincerely,meeting room. was a tiny bit of encouragement Retired Sgt. Maj. Lowell May shows off his 1952 Jeep- Parks and the bus boycott. I Karis Ryu Those with an interest in from his wife. during the 2011 Fall Apple Day Festival. The Jeep isthe club, antique or vintage The Army sold vehicles to believed to be one of five in existence. May, along with Bob Smith, Cavalry Museum director, is trying to cre-vehicles, preserving vehicles,history, war or another relatedelement should consider at- individuals in the past, accord- ing to May and Smith. Now, the Army gives vehicles to the ate a vintage military vehicle club on Fort Riley. Smith and May will be send- potentially draw members na- Shoppers set to win bigtending, Smith said, addingmembers do not need to own a forestry service and other orga- nizations, and the vehicles are ing out letters to nearby Kansas members listed within the three tionwide. Smith and May both agreed they would love to see an in Exchange sweepstakesvintage military vehicle. sold through those entities. pages of the Military Vehicle antique military vehicle rally. The group will determine Of course, potential club Preservation Association mem- “If this works out right, we AAFES PUBLIC AFFAIRS Exchange’s senior enlisted ad-activities, as well as meeting members also can have an in- bers in Kansas. will have a really good turnout viser. “Whether it’s tailgatetimes, dates and frequencies. terest in military vehicles from They also will be placing ads for the next Fall Apple Day Fes- DALLAS – Just in time fixings or the latest electronics,The club will be self-governing, other countries or from any pe- in MVPA publications, “Sup- tival,” Smith said. for the “big game,” the Army authorized shoppers will findbut will be sponsored by and riod. And vehicles don’t have to ply Line” and “Army Motors,” For more information, con- and Air Force Exchange Ser- it with no sales tax at their Ex-meet in the Cavalry Museum. be motorized, May said. They as well as a notice in “Mili- tact Smith at robert.j.smith906. vice and Coca-Cola are giving change. While there, they can The idea for the club was could include bicycles, wagons tary Vehicles,” a non-MVPA civ@mail.mil or May at military shoppers the oppor- drop their name into the hop-generated at the last Fall Apple or other types of transportation. publication. The move could 95c5pirm@eaglecom.net. tunity to win one of 10 shop- per for a chance to win part of ping sprees. the $10,000 in prizes.” The Coke Big Game The Coke Big GameSocial media: Pros outweigh cons, professor says sweepstakes will reward a grand prize of a $1,000 Ex- sweepstakes runs from now change gift card to 10 shop- through Feb. 7. Contestants pers worldwide. must be 18 years or older,K-STATE MEDIA RELATIONS but that when a news story uses prone, particularly in cases of the occasional miss-print. “The Exchange has every- and no purchase is necessary a quotation from a social media tragedies or natural disasters, “I hope that media consum- thing football fans need to to enter. Winners will be an- MANHATTAN – In today’s site, there is no way to be sure Bressers said. ers are becoming more educat- suit up for the ‘big game,’” nounced on or about Marchsocial media world, news can who the information really came “Part of the fabric of disaster ed,” she said. “Social media has said Chief Jeffry Helm, the 23.spread in 140 characters or less. from. is the public clamoring for im- created an understanding thatBut the expectations of honesty “Social media creates an il- mediate information,” Bressers journalists are accessible to theand integrity in news reporting lusion of privacy,” she said, “but said. public, but it has also shortenedshouldn’t change, even if the it isn’t really there. That’s some- Now, with any headline- the news cycle, which condi-type of media reporting it has, thing that people need to realize. worthy event, journalists turn tions people to continue to ex-according to a Kansas State Uni- However, information on so- to social media to find people pect news the minute an eventversity professor. cial networking sites can be the who may have been involved – happens. We all need to realize “The pros of social media are journalistic equivalent of water similar to journalists flocking to that in the heat of the momentfar better than the cons,” said cooler gossip, and it is important the scene of a disaster. Millions there will be inaccuracies.”Bonnie Bressers, associate pro- that information is vetted in the use Facebook and Twitter world- In any case, social media andfessor of journalism at the A.Q. same way it was before the rise of wide, giving journalists access to the changes it has brought withMiller School of Journalism and social media.” numerous sources. it are not likely to go away any Submit your comments to Fort RileyMass Communications. “But One of the most revolu- Using social media for break- time soon.the rules of ethics have to be ap- tionary aspects of social media ing news isn’t necessarily nega- “We can’t stop it,” Bressers leaders through the Interactiveplied regardless of platform.” is the speed at which it makes tive, Bressers said, as long as the said. “I don’t even think we can Customer Evaluation system. The problem, according to information available. Yet this public realizes that information slow it down. All we can do isBressers, is not the invasion of immediacy of information can reported immediately following acknowledge and accept social Click on the ICE link at www.riley.army.mil.privacy, as some people argue, also make breaking news error- an event might be more prone to media.” “Your Repair Family owned business since 1983 Custom Embroidery Specialist” HOUSE FILL AD Assemble Your Troops and Assault the Outlet Today Custom Screen Printing Repairing Custom Art • Shoes • Purses • Luggage • Leather Coats Reg. Guidons & Minis • Backpacks • Harness • Boots • Ball Gloves www.militaryoutlet.com 1-800-776-1193 Open 216 S. 4th St. Manhattan, KS The Soldier’s Store 115 E. 7th St. • Junction City, Kansas • 66441 • 762-3081 8-5:30 Mon.- Fri., HOurs: MOn-Fri 9 - 6 & sAT 9 - 5 8-12 Sat. VFW Plaza www.screenmachinesports.com 785-238-2050 • 785- 238-3497 (FAX) • 722 n. WAsHingTOn : us on ook er Follow Faceb Twitt
  • 14. 14 | FEBRUARY 3, 2012 HOME OF THE BIG RED ONE HOEDOWN RODEO CLUB Continued from page 11 Students from Morris Hill Elemen- Julia Kaufman, executive the sport. son,” said George Thomas, tary School prac- board president and K-State “(I hope) that they gain a second-grader in Amy Le- tice old-fashioned Rodeo Team member, Julia knowledge about kind of a turgez’ class, while Thomas’ moves for a barn Milligan, executive board so- different sport other than the classmate, Gabriella Rivera, dance Jan. 26 in cial chair, Trenton Heinen ones they learn in school,” she said her favorite part of the celebration of Kan- and Isaac Spear talked to the said. “They hear about base- sas Day, a celebra- presentation was learning tion of the state’s students about the history of ball, football (and) soccer all about all the different rodeo admission to the the rodeo, as well as different the time, but you know, the events. Union Jan. 29, 1861. competitive events featured rodeo is really a great outlet … “It was a good assembly,” at rodeos, including bareback and, especially, I know with it Rivera said. bronco riding, breakaway rop- being military Families, while According to Kaufman, Pamela Redford ing, team roping, barrel rac- they are in Kansas, there’s ro- the K-State Rodeo Club is a Post ing, saddle bronco riding, steer deos everywhere, all the time. I tight-knit group consisting of wrestling, pole bending and am from Maryland actually, so more than 45 members, with calf roping. rodeo on the east coast is no- about 15 of those members on Spear of Littleton, Colo., where near as big as it is in the the rodeo team. The team be- 19, and a sophomore in bio- midwest and the south.” longs to the National Intercol- logical systems engineering, Heinen, a sophomore in legiate Rodeo Association and told students rodeos started mechanical engineering, and a competes in the Central Plains with ranch hands demonstrat- first-time rodeo club member Region. ing skills they were really good said he hoped by educating at on the ranch. people about the rodeo, they UPCOMING EVENT “It started a long time ago would understand the sports- The 56th annual K-State and went from becoming a manship involved. Rodeo Collegiate Rodeo will way of life to a sport,” he said. “The more we can teach be Feb. 17 to 19 at Weber Are- He also talked to the stu- people about it, the less they na at the K-State campus. The dents about his specialty think that it’s bad,” he said. rodeo will kick off with Tough – bareback bronco riding – “I know a lot of people think Enough to Wear Pink Night at which he said he has been do- that rodeo is a harmful sport, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 17; Kid’s Day ing since he was about 7 years (and), that we hurt animals, at 1 p.m. Feb. 18, with the old. but really we’re not.” rodeo at 7:30 p.m.; and Mili- Kaufman of Fairway, Kan., In addition to the presenta- and a senior in elementary tary Appreciation Day and the tion, rodeo club members kept education, talked about bar- students engaged by calling rodeo finals at 1 p.m. Feb. 19.SOUPER BOWL Continued from page 11 rel racing, which she actively competes in, as well as break- on them to answer questions about the rodeo. Each correct Tickets will be on sale at the K-State Championship away roping. question answered earned the Bull Riding event Jan. 27 atMelissa Hall, technology in- would elevate heart rate more. 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Weber Arena and the follow- “I think (the rodeo is) a students who answered thestructor, who also penned the Haack predicted exercising the Team, 1st Infantry Division, ing ticket outlets Feb. 1: Var- great sport and a great com- question a piece of candy.winning competitive school arms would elevate heart rate was able to attend. ney’s in Aggieville; the K-State munity to be a part of, and it Raven DuPree, a first-district mini-grant to fund the more, but his experiment sup- Sgt. Justin Shelar, who also Student Union; RB Outpost ; really teaches (those who are grader is Allison Schoen’s class,science fair. ported that heart rate would be attended to see his eighth- Ampride, Manhattan; Tractor involved) responsibility, hav- was one of the students who At least two students – more raised by exercising the grade daughter, Alahna, play Supply, Manhattan; Orscheln’s ing to care for livestock,” she correctly answered a question.Chandler Devante and Jagar legs. an instrument during dinner, in Manhattan and JunctionHaack – who were regional Acting as guides, Devante said the event was fun. said. DuPree said she enjoyed seeing Milligan of Prince Freder- rodeo club members demon- City; Vanderbilt’s, Wamego;qualifiers with their science and Haack took Family mem- “It’s good to see what they and Roy Frey Western Wear,projects, acted as guides for the bers to the cafeteria, where are learning,” he said. ick, Md., said in addition to strate how to rope a cow, while participating in some rodeo Ethan Ammons, also a student Topeka.evening as members of the Na- chili and cinnamon rolls were First Lt. Lucas Mouton, Rodeo tickets also are avail-tional Junior Honor Society. being served. Headquarters and Headquar- events, she competes in Eng- in Schoen’s class, said he liked lish jumping. when they talked about catch- able at Fort Riley’s Leisure Devante, an eighth-grader, “I’m starving,” Haack said. ters Company, 299th Brigade She also said she hoped by ing a sheep and tying its feet Travel Center beginning Feb.said he really enjoyed his sci- The dinner, which teachers Support Battalion, 2nd Heavy talking to the students about together. 1, which includes 1,500 freeence experiment, which exam- served, drew a crowd. In the Combat Team, 1st Inf. Div.,ined which brand of microwave past, up to 400 dinners were attended the event to support the rodeo, they would gain a “I learned that they used tickets for “Military Apprecia-popcorn was the most efficient. served, according to Heather his two daughters, who attend better understanding about the rope on animals, even bi- tion Day” Feb 19. Jagar Haack, whose project Oentrich, assistant principal. the school. 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  • 15. Y M CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Y M C K C K Sports & Recreation HOME OF THE BIG RED ONE FEBRUARY 3, 2012 | 15  FEBRUARY 3, 2012 HOME OF THE BIG RED ONE PAGE 15 IN BRIEF Gym reopens February specials at CusterHill Bowling Center include: Dollar Daytime – Monday toFriday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Gamesand shoes for $1 each. Mondays – Dollar Night, 6 to10 p.m. Tuesdays – 2’Fers, 6 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays – Kid’s Night, 6 to10 p.m. Thursdays – Red Pin Night, 6to 10 p.m. Fridays – Quarter ManiaNight, 6 p.m. to midnight Saturdays – Saturday NightLights, 6 p.m. to midnight Saturdays – Story Time, FortRiley Library, 1:30 to 2 p.m. Sundays – Family Fun Sundays,11 a.m. to 10 p.m. A dodge ball tournament willbe at 10 a.m. Feb. 4 at King FieldHouse. The cost to participate is$50 per team or free for active-du-ty teams. The tournament is opento those 18 years old and above,and teams may have a maximumof 10 players. For more informa-tion, call 785-239-2148. Doors will open at 11 a.m.Feb. 5 for a Warrior Zone SuperBowl party. Tailgating starts at3 p.m. Games will be played andprizes will be awarded throughoutthe day. For more information, call785-240-6618. Couple’s Zumba will be at9 a.m. Feb. 11 at King Field Parker Rome | POSTHouse. For more information, call Soldiers with Company D, 1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division785-239-2148. make use of the weight room at the newly reopened Craig Fitness Center. Craig Fitness and Leonard Fitness centers reopened Jan. 29 after being closes for renovations. Work done at both facilities included repainting the walls, new floors, lowered Custer Hill Bowling Center ceilings and new mirrors. Craig Fitness Center received a climbing wall, racquetball court and massage area.will host the Valentine’s DayFamily Bowl and Wacky Tourna-ment from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Feb.13. For $30 per lane, bowlers willreceive two hours of “glow” bowl- Walk Kansas challenges post to walk across state, eat healthying, with shoes, one large pizzaand a pitcher of soda. For moreinformation, call 785-239-4366. By Pamela Redford CHALLENGE Family Bingo will be Feb. 12 1ST INF. DIV. POSTat 2 p.m. at Rally Point Bingo. CHOOSE YOUR days each week. The min-Doors open at 2 p.m. For more The annual Walk Kan- CHALLENGE utes you log and reportinformation, call 785-784-5434. sas event, a health initiative for Walk Kansas must presented by the Kansas Challenge No. 1 – meet these guidelines: Custer Hill Golf Course will State University Agricul- Each participant logs 150 • Activity should lastbe open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on tural Experiment Station minutes of activity per for 10 consecutive min-Presidents’ Day Feb. 20. and Cooperative Extension week. Collectively, over utes or more. Service, will kick off March eight weeks, the team • Moderate or vigor- Fort Riley has a new auto- 18 at Fort Riley. would walk 423* miles ous: While doing the ac-mated check-in-out system, The Fort Riley K-State or the distance across the tivity, you should be ableiSportsman. Staff members will Research and Extension Of- state of Kansas. to just barely talk, butbe present to assist with register- Challenge No. 2 – not sing – moderate; or fice will facilitate the eight- Each team member would can only say a few wordsing in the new iSportsman system. week challenge, which en- log six hours of activ- before stopping to catch COURTESY PHOTOIndividuals wishing to register courages a combination of ity per week. Collectively, your breath – vigorous. BOSS Soldiers pose for a photo at the Winter X Gamesprior may do so at the Fort Riley regular physical activity and over the eight weeks, your • Muscle strengthen- in Aspen, Colo., during a recent BOSS ski trip. While oniSportsman webpage: www.fortri- daily intake of fruits and the trip, the Soldiers were given special access at the team would walk 1,200* ing activities also are im-ley.isportsman.net. vegetables in order to pro- X Games to priority seating, free meals and drinks. miles or the distance portant. You should do All persons recreating in a mote a healthier lifestyle. around the perimeter of these two days per week, BOSS members witnesstraining area at Fort Riley will Teams of six will col- the state of Kansas. which also count towarduse the iSportsman website while lectively walk the distance * Based on calculation Walk Kansas minutes.accessing Fort Riley. Activities across Kansas – about 423 of 15 minutes = one Walk Source: Physical Ac- history during ski tripinclude hunting, fishing, hiking, miles – or the perimeter of Kansas mile. tivity Guidelines forcanoeing and kayaking, mushroom the state, which is about Physical activity goals Americans are recom-collecting, fuelwood cutting, bik- 1,200 miles. Just 150 minutes of mendations from the U.S. “This is the perfect timeing, horseback riding and other ac- activity per week is need- Department of Health By Parker Rome and drinks and access to heated period when New Year’s res-tivities. Check-in and Check-out ed for health benefits. It is and Human Services; 1ST INF. DIV. POST tents. olutions tend to fall off andmay be done with any personal best to spread out activity www.health.gov/paguide- “It met all of our expectations right before the beginningdevice with Internet access or visit time, like 30 minutes/five lines. Forty-seven Soldiers who and beyond,” Millican said. “We of summer … it’s a greatthe iSportsman Kiosk located at time to continue that focus went on the Better Opportuni- didn’t really know going into it1st Division and Vinton School yearround on exercising and their activity minutes and compare the progress of ties for Single Soldiers trip to what special guest passes meant,roads or visit the Environmental health and nutrition,” said fruits and vegetables eaten other Walk Kansas teams. Colorado witnessed history. but we were kind of blown awayDivision Office, Building 407, Shed Mayberry, administra- and report weekly to a team Mayberry, who partici- The BOSS Soldiers saw pro- with everything we got.”during normal business hours. tive specialist, Fort Riley K- captain, who will upload pated in Walk Kansas last fessional snowboarder Shaun Millican said the Soldiers Fort Riley iSportsman is the State Research and Exten- the totals to www.walkkan- White win his fifth straight su- witnessed several firsts. year, said he enjoyed it be-new standard and must be used by sion Office. sas.org. There, participants perpipe gold medal with a per- “We witnessed the first frontall persons recreating in a training Team members will log can view their progress and See WALK, page 16 fect 100 run at the X Games Jan. flip on a snow mobile, the firstarea at Fort Riley in accordance 29 in Aspen, Colo. attempt at a double back flipwith FR 210-15. The hunter card No snowboarder has ever re- on a snow mobile, the first 100check-in-out procedure will be HEADS UP ceived a score of 100 before that score on a men’s super pipe (and)phased out during the fall 2011. run. the first time somebody’s won a For more information, contact “We got to see that live, gold medal five times in a rowthe Environmental Division at and I’m pretty sure I’ll never be on men’s super pipe,” he said.785-239-6211. able to do that again,” said Sgt. In addition to attending the Erin Shafer, Company B, 601st X Games, the Soldiers were giv- SKIES is looking for in- Aviation Support Battalion, en discounted lodging and skistructors for its School of Fine Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st equipment rental at Snow MassArts, Recreation and Leisure; Infantry Division. “I’ve been in Mountain Chalet, where theSchool of Sports, Fitness and three BOSS programs, and this is probably the best BOSS trip Soldiers skied and snowboardedHealth; School of Academic Skills, for two days.Mentoring and Intervention; and I have ever been on. It wasn’t something I ever expected to go Shafer, who had snowboard-School of Life Skills, Citizenship ed on artificial snow in Korea,and Leadership. Flexible afternoon see.” Sgt. Adam Millican, BOSS got her first experience goingand evening hours are available. down a real mountain.For more information, call 785- president, said the trip might have been the best trip any “I wish I knew how to do all240-5821. BOSS group went on. of that stuff (that we saw at the “This trip is probably the X Games), too,” she said. Fort Riley Sports is look- biggest and best trip that Fort While on the bus travelinging for fitness instructors and Riley BOSS has ever done,” he back to Fort Riley, Shafer saidpersonal trainers. Qualified ap- said. “We each paid $200, and she was already hoping to goplicants must have current CPR/ we worked it out, and it would back next year.AED, liability insurance and fit- have normally cost $3,000 per “I just hope they keep doingness certification. Fitness instruc- Parker Rome | POST person to go on this trip.” this every year,” she said. “I’ll stilltor contracting jobs are needed for Pvt. David Hosey, Company E, 1st Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, During the trip, the Soldiers be at Fort Riley, so I want to dostep aerobics, yoga, kick boxing, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, right, rises were given special guest passes this again next year.”Zumba and spinning. For more toward the goal during a scrimmage Jan. 29 at King Field House. from ESPN, which offered For more information oninformation, call 785-239-2813. them priority seating, free meals BOSS, call 785-239-2677. 1DivPost.comY M Y MC K C K
  • 16. 16 | FEBRUARY 3, 2012 HOME OF THE BIG RED ONEArmy race walker makes US Olympic Team with 50kBy Tim Hipps kilometers, another dropped Nunn said. “I wouldn’t just U.S. Army WCAPIMCOM PUBLIC AFFAIRS off. At 36 kilometers, Shorey start pulling away. I was going race walker lost contact, leaving Nunn and to drop it. And he was going Staff Sgt. John SAN ANTONIO – U.S. Seaman to battle it out. With to have to make a quick deci- Nunn cele-Army World Class Athlete Pro- 13 kilometers remaining, Nunn sion whether he wanted to try brates earninggram Staff Sgt. John Nunn is opened a 50-meter lead with a to fight to hang with me or just a berth in theonce again an Olympian. Nunn move that almost backfired. let me go.” London Olympicearned a berth in the London Nunn said his energy wa- When Nunn dropped the Games by win-Olympic Games by winning vered as he neared the 41-kilo- hammer, Seaman had noth- ning the 2012the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team meter mark. ing in the reserve tank. Nunn U.S. OlympicTrials for 50K Race Walk with a “I was like, ‘Oh, no, I don’t walked his last kilometer in Team Trials fortime of 4 hours, 4 minutes, 41 have it,’” he recalled. “My head 4:18 – faster than he usually the 50k Raceseconds Jan. 22 in Santee, Calif. started getting light. My arms finishes a 20K race – for a 1:09 Walk Jan. 22 Nunn, 33, of San Diego, felt like all the blood was rush- margin of victory. with a time of 4surged during the final 1.5 ki- ing out of them. I was thinking At the awards banquet Jan. hours, 4 min-lometers to shake Tim Seaman, I might pass out.” 22, Nunn told the audience, utes, 41 sec-39, a two-time Olympian from Three kilometers later, “Tim “For the first time in my life, I onds in Santee,Imperial Beach, Calif., who fin- passed me like I was standing became a true fan of race walk- Calif.ished second in 4:05:50. Ben still,” Nunn said. “And I was ing today. I had a front-row seatShorey, 29, of Kenosha, WisC., like, that’s it. All this work, I for one of the most exciting rac-was third in 4:17:30. can’t get it back.” es that has happened in decades Tim Hipps Because none of the athletes Seaman built a 25-meter for race walking. It felt like it IMCOMmet the Olympics “A” standard lead and stayed there. was 12 rounds of a heavyweightof 3:59, only Nunn earned a “All of a sudden I realized boxing match.”berth in the 2012 Olympic he’s not advancing anymore. Nunn commended SeamanGames in London. He used all his energy to get for his effort, and applauded “Yesterday was the greatest up to me,” Nunn said. “At that the Army and his coach En-day since Athens,” Nunn said point, my legs started coming rique Pena for sticking withvia telephone Jan. 23, referring back and I thought, ‘let’s just him in times that were not fun.to his Olympic debut in the get up to him.’” “If people had been out see-20-kilometer race walk at the Nunn reeled in Seeman and ing what coach and I have been been around.” Now Nunn is eager to take we’ve talked a lot about it,” said2004 Olympic Games in Ath- the two Olympians walked side doing over the past six months, Nunn’s 7-year-old daughter, her to London. She accompa- Nunn, who has Olympic ringsens, Greece. “Yeah, I crushed by side through 48 kilometers, I think they would be shocked Ella, also provided motivation nied him to Athens, but has no tattooed on his back. “Anytimethem.” setting the finish for Nunn’s with the amount of work be- for her dad – she once climbed memory of that trip. anybody asks anything about Five walkers stuck together plan. cause it wasn’t just the train- on his dresser and painted “We have pictures up all it in school, Ella will raise herthrough 20 kilometers before “I decided with 1.5 kilo- ing,” said Nunn. “He is the Olympic rings on the mirror over the house of Ella when she hand and say, ‘My dad is anone fell off the lead pace. At 32 meters left, I would take off,” most positive guy I have ever with a magic marker. was a little baby in Athens, and Olympian.’”Yoga: An alternative therapy WALK Continued from page 15for wounded warriors with PTSD cause he wasn’t participating alone. “It’s a fun competition with expenditures in the state.” “Healthy lifestyle choices, such as being physically ac- captain. Team members can choose to work collectively toward challenge No. 1 – 423 friends and work colleagues. tive, eating more healthfully, miles – or challenge No. 2 –By Tania Meireles juries. The Department of De- Because it’s team-based, you maintaining a recommendedU.S. ARMY Experts such as psychia- fense also conducted research 1,200 miles – and contact the have someone motivating you weight and managing stress Fort Riley K-State Research trists, psychologists and re- at the former Walter Reed daily and vice-versa, and it more effectively can delay or Over time, yoga classes have searchers have praised yoga’s Army Medical Center on the and Extension Office between builds esprit de corps in the prevent chronic disease. Life-been incorporated into civilian calming influence and focus on efficacy of Yoga Nidra, an an- March 1 and March 15 to reg- work place or within your style habits also play a keygyms, health centers and ho- whole-body wellness. cient meditative practice. A team,” he said. role in managing symptoms ister a team.listic therapy locations all over Dr. Bessel A. van der Kolk, study of the practice was con- From March 18 through of these diseases,” according to A kickoff ceremony willthe world. In the last few years, a PTSD author, clinician, re- ducted with Soldiers return- May 12, each participant will the Walk Kansas brochure. be at noon March 15 at theyoga classes have also been searcher and teacher since the ing from Iraq and Afghanistan receive a weekly newsletter Children in first through extension office, in the Resil-added to the arsenals of many 1970s, said therapists treating who were experiencing PTSD. with healthy lifestyle infor- sixth grade can participate in iency Learning Center, Build-installations, warrior transition psychological trauma need to The study was led by Richard mation, success stories from Walk Kansas for Kids, a pro- ing 7285 Normandy Drive onunits, military treatment facili- work with the body as well as Miller, a clinical psycholo- across the state and a recipe. gram that promotes an active Custer Hill.ties and veterans affairs facili- the mind. Yoga, he said, may gist, author, researcher, yogic According to a publication and healthy lifestyle for chil- For more informationties for service members, veter- provide a safe and gentle means scholar and spiritual teacher. by K-State Research and Ex- dren. about physical activity guide-ans and their Family members. of becoming reacquainted with The practice was eventually re- tension, “Only 48 percent of Children can receive miles Yoga uses meditation, deep the body and allowing people named Integrative Restoration, lines for Americans, visit the people living in Kansas meet for being active for 30 minutes U.S. Department of Healthrelaxation, stretching and to confront their internal sen- or iRest. the minimum goal for physi- to an hour each day, exercisingbreathing to reduce physical, sations. The research showed that and Human Services at http:// cal activity, and just 19 percent with a Family member, eatingemotional and mental tension. According to Nicole Carlin, iRest helps heal the various www.health.gov/paguidelines. of Kansans eat enough fruits healthy, drinking water, juice “Many people who have a registered yoga teacher, yoga unresolved issues, traumas and or milk and watching less tele- To learn more about Walk and vegetables daily. Recentgone through combat stress can help people find a greater wounds that are present in the statistics reveal that 65 per- vision. Kansas, visit K-State Researchfeel disconnected from them- sense of peace and wellbeing. body and mind, and, thereby, cent of adults are overweight Those who wish to partici- and Extension – Fort Riley,selves and others,” said Robin Based on her experience, aiding the body and mind in or obese and 71 percent have pate should form a team of at Room 9, Resiliency LearningCarnes, certified iRest medita- she said she believes it can have returning to a natural state of high blood pressure. Chronic least six people – co-workers, Center; call 785-239-9991;tion and yoga instructor, who a calming effect and help to functioning. disease is responsible for more Family members, friends and email ftriley@ksu.edu; or visithas taught yoga and medita- clear the mind of troubling or Following the study, than 70 percent of health care neighbors – and pick a team www.walkkansas.org.tion for almost six years for an obsessive thoughts. Yoga poses WRAMC integrated the iRestintensive outpatient program, allow PTSD sufferers to turn protocol into its weekly treat-most recently at Walter Reed their attention to their body ment program for Soldiers.National Naval Medical Cen- instead of the thoughts in their iRest is now available at Walter RACQUETBALL CHAMPSter. “Yoga means union, bring- mind, Carlin said. Reed National Naval Medi-ing together parts as a whole. Service members and veter- cal Center, Md.; Brooke ArmyYoga helps people connect with ans reported yoga was useful in Medical Center, Texas; Campthemselves and others again.” keeping them relaxed, thereby, Lejeune Marine Corps Base, Yoga serves as a physical allowing them to deal with N.C.; and VA facilities in Chi-and behavioral health fitness anxiety caused by traumatic cago; Evanston, Ill.; Miami;routine for strength, flexibility events. Palo Alto, Calif.; Sacramento,and awareness of the body and In several studies, includ- Calif.; Yuba-Sutter, Calif.; andmind for active duty service ing, “The Effect of Yoga on Washington.members. It also is being used Symptoms of Combat Stress in “Yoga shows people thatto augment more traditional Active Duty Personnel,” study they can feel peaceful again,”means of care for those suffer- participants noted yoga helped Carnes said. “It is possible.ing from post-traumatic stress to reduce those anxieties asso- And it is something they candisorder or traumatic brain in- ciated with military service. do for themselves.” Renee Satterlee | DFMWR Dick Young, left, and Rick Lopez, right, pose for a picture after celebrating their win in Fort Riley’s Racquetball Tournament Jan. 28 at King Field House. Young and Lopez took home the award for 1st place in the doubles division. Check out Custer Hill Bowling Alley’s specials by going to www.rileymwr.com 8TH ANNUAL FLINT HILLS PHEASANTS FOREVER & and clicking on “Bowling.” QUAIL FOREVER BANQUET 
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  • 18. Y M CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Y M C K C K Travel & Fun in Kansas18 | FEBRUARY 3, 2012 HOME OF THE BIG RED ONE  FEBRUARY 3, 2012 HOME OF THE BIG RED ONE PAGE 18  IN BRIEF For links to attractions and events in the Central Flint Hills Re- Drama, dance, music – February celebration of arts gion, visit www.rileymwr.com and K-STATE MEDIA RELATIONS jazz standards and Latin jazz duos for 4 pm. Feb. 5 at the museum. Plenty of Award-winning art by USD 383 click on the Fort Riley and Central clarinet and bass clarinet duet. Kerstet- supplies will be available to make val- students will be on display in the UMB Flint Hills Region Calendar. MANHATTAN – At Kansas ter also will perform a transcription of entines, as well as goodies to fuel cre- Theatre. The Early Expressions Gala State University, February is a time to a bass clarinet improvisation by jazz ativity. Reservations are not required, fundraiser, sponsored by the school KANSAS CITY, MO. “STOMP,” dance and enjoy the arts. legend Eric Dolphy and will perform but children must be accompanied foundation, will start at 6:30 p.m. Feb. The university is offering a variety of a rarely heard work for clarinet and by an adult. Cost is $5 per child and 12 at the museum. Proceeds from the Cirque du Soleil will be theatrical, dance and music events piano, “Riverboat Sonata” by Mel $2.50 for Beach Museum members. event, which includes a silent auction, bringing Michael Jackson THE throughout the month, with some- Powell. The program will end with a • The university’s dance program will provide funds for art program- IMMORTAL World Tour, writ- thing for everyone to enjoy. rock-based work by composer Scott will feature guest ballet artist Nela Nei- ming in the Manhattan public schools, ten and directed by Jamie King, Some of February’s cultural events, McAllister “Freebirds” for two clarinets mond from Virginia from Feb. 5 to 11. including field trips to the museum. to Kansas City Sprint Center. In all free unless otherwise indicated, in- and piano. This composition features Neimond will be setting choreography Tickets cost $35 and reservations partnership with the Estate of Mi- clude: motives from Lynyrd Skynyrd’s rock for SpringDance 2012. are due by Feb. 6. To register and for chael Jackson, the production will • Art Faculty Biennial, an exhibi- anthem “Freebird,”emulating dueling * The smash hit musical “Mamma more information go to http://bit.ly/ use Cirque du Soleil creativity to tion of the university’s department of virtuosic guitar solos in the two solo Mia!” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. yV77Aq. give fans worldwide a unique view art faculty, is on display through March clarinet parts. Feb. 6, as part of the McCain Perfor- • The Brooklyn Rundfunk 16 at the Marianna Kistler Beach Mu- • K-State Theatre will present “The mance Series. The show is based on the Orkestrata will present “The Hills are into the spirit, passion and heart seum of Art. Madwoman of Chaillot” at 7:30 p.m. music of ABBA. Tickets cost $19.50 Alive” at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 10 at Mc- of the artistic genius who forever • “Tallgrass TV: Sam Easterson’s Feb. 2 to 4 and 9 to 11, with a 2:30 to $65 plus applicable taxes and fees. Cain Auditorium. This McCain Per- transformed global pop culture. p.m. matinee Feb. 12. All performanc- Drop by the McCain Auditorium box formance series event rocks out to the Tribute to the Konza Prairie” runs A fusion of visuals, dance, through May 10 at the Beach Museum es will be in Nichols Theater. Tickets office to get tickets or call 785-532- music of the “The Sound of Music.” music and fantasy that immerses of Art. The exhibition includes a vari- cost $8 to $14 and can be purchased 6428. Tickets also can be purchased Tickets cost $12 to $42, plus appli- audiences in Michael’s world and ety of animal-borne imaging videos to at the McCain Auditorium box office online at www.k-state.edu/mccain. cable taxes and fees, and can be pur- turns his signature moves upside show an animal’s perspective on the from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays • Homeschool Tuesday will be from chased at the McCain Auditorium box down, Michael Jackson THE world. The exhibition also features still or at the Little Theater box office in 1 to 2:30 p.m. Feb. 7 at the Beach Mu- office or by calling 785-532-6428. IMMORTAL World Tour unfolds photos and taxidermy displays. the K-State Student Union, Wednes- seum of Art. Tickets also can be purchased online at Michael Jackson’s artistry before • The Beach Museum of Art’s Arts day through Friday. Tickets also can • Anna Marie Wytko, assistant http://www.k-state.edu/mccain. the eyes of the audience. Above the Arch series is offering a Sail- be purchased by calling 785-532-6428 professor of saxophone, will present • “STOMP,” the international per- For more information, go to or’s Valentine Workshop from 6:30 to or online at http://www.k-state.edu/ a recital in All Faiths Chapel at 7:30 cussion sensation, will be presented at www.sprintcenter.com. 8 p.m. Feb. 2. Participants are invited theatre/. p.m. Feb. 7. Wytko will present the 7:30 pm. Feb. 28 and 29 at McCain For Department of Defense to incorporate a bit of the beach in • Wildcat Oboe Day is Feb. 4. world premiere performance of award- Auditorium. Tickets to this McCain cardholders, tickets can be their handmade valentines with shells Hosted by Nora Lewis, assistant pro- winning American composer Karen Performance Series event cost $17 to purchased at the Leisure Travel from Florida. Supplies and desserts will fessor of oboe, the event offers oboists P. Thomas’ “When Night Came” for $55, plus applicable taxes and fees. Pur- Center, 6918 Trooper Drive on be provided. The cost is $10 per per- of all ages and ability levels the oppor- soprano saxophone and piano, in addi- chase them at the McCain Auditorium Custer Hill. Tickets are $50 for son, and reservations required by call- tunity to learn more about their instru- tion to significant French and Russian box office or by calling 785-532-6428. Section 201 and $75 for Section ing 785-532-7718. This workshop is ment, meet other oboists and play in works for saxophone. Wytko will be Tickets also can be purchased online at 226. Free Coach bus transporta- for ages 16 and up. the Wildcat Oboe Day Ensemble, joined by Cameron Hofmann of Bay- www.k-state.edu/mccain. tion will be provided. Tickets are • K-State faculty clarinetist Tod which will perform an informal perfor- lor University on piano, and Patricia For more information on all Beach Kerstetter and guest clarinetist Jeff mance at 5 p.m. in All Faiths Chapel. Thompson, assistant professor of voice Museum events, call 785-532-7718; limited, so don’t miss out on this Pelischek from Hutchinson Commu- Activities include instrument clinics at K-State. for music department events, call incredible opportunity to take in nity College will present a recital of and a reed-making workshop. • “The Early Expressions Art” exhi- 785-532-5740 or check out the de- THE IMMORTAL World Tour. • The Family Valentines Workshop, bition will be Feb. 9 to 12 at the Beach partment’s calendar in front of 109 jazz and pop-inflected compositions at For more information, please call 7:30 p.m. Feb. 2 in All-Faiths Chapel sponsored by the Student Friends of Museum of Art, with a reception, open McCain; and to get tickets to McCain 785-239-5614. Auditorium. 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