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  • Follow the Battalion Facebook pages below: 1HBCT Facebook page: The Official 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division Page http://www.facebook.com/#!/1HBCTDevilBrigade 1-1 BSTB Facebook: 1st Special Troops Battalion, 1st Armor Battalion Combat Team: http://www.facebook.com/pages/1st-Special-Troops-Battalion-1st-Armor-Battalion-Combat-Team/496167963740283 4-4 CAV Facebook: The Official 4th Squadron, 4th Cavalry https://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/pages/4th-Squadron-4th-Cavalry/144632792217854 1-16 IN Facebook: 1st Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, Iron Rangers https://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/1st-Battalion-16th-Infantry-Regiment-Iron-Rangers/375274396713 2-34 AR Facebook: 2nd Battalion, 34th Armor https://www.facebook.com/2dCombinedArmsBattalion34thArmorFRG 101st BSB Facebook: 101st Brigade Support Battalion--Guardians https://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/101st-Brigade-Support-Battalion-Guardians/167611785766 1-5FA Facebook: 1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery https://www.facebook.com/1stBattalion5thFieldArtillery?fref=ts 1EN Facebook: 1st Engineer Battalion https://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/1st-Engineer-Battalion/213537042961 ______________________________________________________________________________ 4 June 2014 1ABCT Weekly Newsbreak: please pass along to Soldiers, Family and Friends of 1ABCT. You can always stay up to date with local events by going to 1st Infantry Division page at http://www.riley.army.mil/default.aspx or if you are having issues reading this you can click on this link to read the weekly news. http://www.riley.army.mil/UnitPage.aspx?unit=1bct. 1ST ABCT, 1ID America’s First– DEVILS! DUTY FIRST! The contents of this newsbreak are strictly for informational purposes and does not imply endorsement of any private or commercial organization by the 1st Armored Brigade Team, 1ID or the Department of the Army.
  • 1st Infantry Division Page: http://www.riley.army.mil Stay up to date with the Ft Riley Post paper: http://www.1divpost.com/ http://www.1divpost.com/ Finance Mypay: http://www.dfas.mil Thrift Savings Plan: http://www.tsp.gov News Outlets U.S. Army Homepage: http://www.army.mil U.S Department of Defense: http://www.defense.gov Army Knowledge Online (AKO): http://www.us.army.mil DoD Community Relations: http://www.ourmilitary.mil Track Santa: http://www.norad.mil Military Family, Youth, and Children Military Children and Youth: http://www.militaryhomefront.dod.mil USA4 Military Families: http://www.usa4militaryfamilies.dod.mil/portal/page/mhf/USA4/HOMEPAGE_V3 Employment http://www.usajobs.gov Medical Care Dental Care: http://www.tricare.mil/mybenefit/ProfileFilter.do?&puri=%2Fhome%2FDental TRICARE: http://www.tricare.mil TRICARE Online: http://www.tricareonline.com DEERS Enrollment Online: http://tricare.mil/mybenefit/home/overview/Eligibility/DEERS Education DoD Education Activity http://www.dodea.edu/home GI Bill: http://www.gibill.va.gov Services PX : http://www.aafes.com US Postal Service: http://www.usps.com National weather Service: http://www.nws.noaa.gov 1ST ABCT, 1ID America’s First– DEVILS! DUTY FIRST!
  • 1ST ABCT, 1ID America’s First– DEVILS! DUTY FIRST! Long Fitness Gym will be closed all next week 9-13 June due to Victory Week. Warrior Zone Friday Barbecue: every Friday at 11am Barbecue until it’s gone! 1-meat $5, 2-meats $8 and 3-meats $11. Check out the Barlow Theaters schedule of movies on the flyer below! June is Dads Make a Difference Month check out the flyer for dates and events. Area movie theaters are gearing up for their Summer Kids Series showings. Included are Junction City's Dickinson Theatre, Manhattan's Seth Child Cinema and Salina's Salina 10 Starplex Cinemas 2 June -8 Aug Middle School & Teen Center Summer Camps: Camps will be available weekly starting June 2nd: Survivor, Cooking around the World, Sports, Water Works, Space Camp and much more. See Flyer below for more details or call 785-239-9222. 5 June CG’s Pay Day Golf Scramble: 2 sessions-shotgun start; early session, 8am; late session; 1:15pm 4-person scramble; Cost $30 per person. Includes greens fees, cart rental and meal. See flyer below for details. 5 June Fairies N Tales Children’s Festival in Abilene, Kansas: Location Downtown Abilene, Kansas @ 4:30pm Fairies N Tales Children's Festival (formerly Midsummer Nights Dream Festival) is a FREE Children's Festival taking place in Abilene every summer! Children dress up as their favorite Fairy Tale Character and come to the Downtown Area to have fun for hours! Different area businesses set up or sponsor lots of kid themed booths and activities that are sprinkled throughout the downtown. Starting along 3rd street at Little Ike's Park and continuing onto 2nd St, Spruce, Broadway and Cedar! For more information visit their facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Fairies-N... 5 June 2014 National BIPLANE Fly IN: held at Freeman Field, Junction City, KS the Biplanes will arrive on 5 June and depart on 8 June. Check out www.nationalbiplaneflyin.com for full details and events times. See flyer below. 6-7 June D-Day + 70 years Event: Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home located in Abilene, Kansas: 1ID Division Band Symphony at sunset will perform, Documentaries, Historians, Military Re-enactors, Panel Discussions Remembrance ceremony and Vintage Vehicles. Events on 6 June start at 9am and on 7 June events start at 10am. See flyer below for full details. View slide
  • 1ST ABCT, 1ID America’s First– DEVILS! DUTY FIRST! 6 June-1 August Junction City Brigade Baseball Team: check out the JC Brigade baseball team schedule. See schedule below. 7 June Chapman City Wide Garage Sale: Chapman will be hosting a city wide garage sale 7am-1pm. 7 June Day Camp at Pottorf Hall Riley County Fairgrounds: 9am-3pm Day camp available for all military youth, ages 7 to 12 yrs old. There is no registration fee to attend buy you will need to pre-register by 3 June to Julie Riniker at jriniker@ksu.edu please include the following information when you register: Date & Site of Day Camp, Child participant’s Name and Age. You will receive an email confirmation of your registration along with a participation form that must be completed and returned prior to the day camp. See flyer below for further details. 7 June Ft Riley Library Ice Cream Social: 1-3pm Top your ice cream with what you like. They will have a slippy slide and water activities to kick off summer fun at the Library. 7 June Taste of the Ville: Sample all the foods from various restaurants in Aggieville! Tickets must be purchased for this event at Varney’s Bookstore 623 N. Manhattan Ave in Aggieville. See flyer below for all the restaurants participating 7 June Wine in the Wild at Sunset Zoo: An evening to benefit Sunset Zoo. This year's event, presented by the family of Jeremiah & D.C. Hackerott, will feature great wine personally selected by Nespor's Wine & Spirits, fantastic food by Manhattan's Hy-Vee and live music from Muzizi. Dental Health Group's VIP reception will also highlight a unique celebration; the unveiling of Phase II of the John Woodard Memorial Gibbons Exhibit. SCHEDULE & TICKET PRICES: 5:30-7pm • VIP Reception • $80 Advance • $100 Day of Event, If Available 7-9pm • General Admission • $45 Advance • $55 Day of Event, If Available More information at SunsetZoo.com/WineintheWild 7 June Paws on Point: 08:00 am to 01:00 pm 301 Houston, Manhattan, KS, And don’t forget the Drag Dogs & Divas Fashion Show sponsored by Gaia Salonspa just before the races. There will be prizes for: Male Best-in-Show, Female Best-in-Show, Most Original Look Best Look- A- Like (Owner & dog), Diva Dog, Rock Star Dog See attached flyer for more information. View slide
  • 1ST ABCT, 1ID America’s First– DEVILS! DUTY FIRST! 7 June Comedy Night at Rally Point: open to the public tickets on sale at Rally Point; Advance $10 and $12 at the door. Open seating show starts at 8pm. See flyer for details 7-13 June Victory Week Events: Check out the flyer below for all the great fun activities and events going on around post: USO Fishing Derby (need to have ticket to participate), USO Sesame Street Event, Sporting events for Victory Week, USO “No Dough Dinner”. 8 June Sesame Street/USO Experience for Military Families: Tickets available at Leisure Travel Services (limit 6 tickets per customer), Shows at 2pm, 4:30pm and 7 pm at Long Fitness Center. Go get your tickets starting 19 May 9-11 June Salute to Our Troops @ Long Field: presented by playstation-FREE all ages welcome. 9 June-Concert @ 8pm, 10 June PS4 gaming, contesting, and playstation giveaways, 11 June PS4 Gaming Tournament. See flyer below for more details. 9-13 June Victory Week: Lots of great competitions with all the Brigade’s on post for Soldier’s to participate in. Check with your Soldier to find out all the great activities they will be participating in. 12-15 June Smokey Hill River Festival: Oakdale Park, Salina, KS-Festival Gates open on 12 June at 6pm. so come early to stake out your spot and enjoy supper on the grounds from more than 30 outstanding Festival food vendors. That's just the beginning, as the Festival evolves over the weekend with special events including a fun run, Big Band Dance, children's art activities, artisan craft demonstrations and more, highlighted by time to browse each fine art and craft booth and enjoy entertainment on the hour on the four Festival stages. Admission to the Smoky Hill River Festival is by Festival Button only, which are $10 in advance or $15 at the Gate. Gates of the River Festival open at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday for patrons to enter, with activities running from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, the Festival's final day. So, grab your lawn chair, blanket, and cooler and plan to join your friends and loved ones for a time of relaxation and discovery at the Smoky Hill River Festival. Website: http://riverfestival.com/ 13 June & 14 June F.R.O.G. Youth Trap & Skeet Camp 2014: Ft Riley Outdoorsmen Group will be conducting its 2014 Youth Trap & Skeet Camp in six small-group sessions. Dependant youth of active military ages 12-16, each sessions limited to five students, Youth may register for one session, This camp is FREE to participants, Registration is now OPEN. Contact Ollie Hunter at 785-239-2032/913- 775-2760/785-320-6731 or by email at oliver.h.hunter@us.army.mil
  • 1ST ABCT, 1ID America’s First– DEVILS! DUTY FIRST! 13 June CYSS Middle School & Teen Center Midnight Basketball: this is a monthly late night basketball tournament held at FT Riley MST. The event is open to members and their guest in grades 6th-12th. Cost: $1 for players and $2 for spectators. 15 June Father’s Day Barbecue: Riley’s Conference Center 11am-2pm; cost $14.95 Adults; $7.95 children 5-11 and children 4 and under FREE 15 June Family Bingo: Rally Point @ 2pm. Doors Open at 12:30pm Bingo starts at 2pm Cost: $10 Adults, $5 for children, (Children under 5 is free, but to receive a bingo package they must be able to play Parents cannot play for them) 15 June Sunset Zoo: Dad gets into Manhattan Sunset Zoo FREE with one paid Child's Admission on Sunday, June 15th! 17 June Her War Her Voice: 6-8pm @ ACS Bldg 7264 Normandy Dr-Marriage and Intimacy Keeping the Spark Alive, Join other spouses for an evening of enlightenment and laughter as you explore new ways to stimulate your communication and relationship and help rekindle that fire. This event is for all spouse whether your Soldier is here or deployed. Everyone is welcome! RSVP at fort.riley@herwarhervoice.com 19 & 20 June Skill of the Month Resilience training: Open to Family members, Soldiers and DA Civilians 9am-10:30 or 1pm-2:30pm Stop catastrophic thinking, reduce anxiety, and improve problem solving by identifying them. Check out the flyer below for more details. RSVP by 16 June by calling 785-239-8835. 20 June & 21 June F.R.O.G. Youth Trap & Skeet Camp 2014: Ft Riley Outdoorsmen Group will be conducting its 2014 Youth Trap & Skeet Camp in six small-group sessions. Dependant youth of active military ages 12-16, each sessions limited to five students, Youth may register for one session, This camp is FREE to participants, Registration is now OPEN. Contact Ollie Hunter at 785-239-2032/913- 775-2760/785-320-6731 or by email at oliver.h.hunter@us.army.mil 21 June Ft Riley Library Movie Night: movie starts at 6:30pm they will be showing Turbo. FREE Popcorn 21 June FT Riley Annual Car Show: 9am-3:30pm McCormick Park FREE Admission open to the public, if you would like to have your car in the car show pre-registration $15; Day of Event $20. For more details call 785-239-9764.
  • 1ST ABCT, 1ID America’s First– DEVILS! DUTY FIRST! 21 June Gospel Fest Performances Manhattan City Park: Parade – begins Downtown at Manhattan Town Center, 3rd & Poyntz at 10:00 •Certificate Appreciation Ceremony • Jaleesa Ridley -National Anthem • Reading of the Proclamation: Mayor John Matta • Guest Speaker: Dr. Zelia Wiley (Assistant Dean and Director of the Diversity Programs and College of Agriculture and K-State Research and Extension (KRSE) at Kansas State University) • College Scholarship Awardees: Gabriela Armendariz, Zachary Cooper, Leroy James Burke III • Children’s Activities (Train Rides, Wizard & Bouncy Castle) and MUCH MORE. 24 June Financial Aid Workshop: 1:30pm at Bldg 217 RM 202 If you would like help paying for college and get great information to assist you with financial aid this is the place to be. 25 June Fall/Apple Day’s Festival Lottery Booth Drawing: Open to all Battalion and above FRG groups! If your BN is interested in doing the fundraiser there is some information for you to know: When: June 25th Time: 1:30pm Where: Bldg 580 Division HQ’s Bldg, Room 110 Who: All BN and above FRG Groups Other information: · Need to have a Battalion Representative at the meeting (FRSA’s are not allow to make the decisions for the BN’s) · Will need to have at least 5/6 choices of wanting to sell (walking Taco’s, Hot dogs, Hamburgers, etc) · All BN/Co/TRP/BTRY Funds Custodians (primary & alternate) must be in place and on appt. orders · Informal Funds SOP and Funds Appt Orders updated and on file at DFMWR · All volunteers need to have food handlers card at all times while in the booth: can get training online at IACH website: https://iach.amedd.army.mil • Go to quick link on right side of screen on homepage •Click on Food Handlers training •Complete training and take the test; once completed print out results •Take test results to Bldg 640 on 2nd Floor RM 202 •They will issue Food Handlers card; the card is good for one year of date given
  • 1ST ABCT, 1ID America’s First– DEVILS! DUTY FIRST! 27 June & 28 June F.R.O.G. Youth Trap & Skeet Camp 2014: Ft Riley Outdoorsmen Group will be conducting its 2014 Youth Trap & Skeet Camp in six small-group sessions. Dependant youth of active military ages 12-16, each sessions limited to five students, Youth may register for one session, This camp is FREE to participants, Registration is now OPEN. Contact Ollie Hunter at 785-239-2032/913- 775-2760/785-320-6731 or by email at oliver.h.hunter@us.army.mil 27 June Cosmic Bingo @ Rally Point: Must be 18+ only for this event. Glow in the dark Bingo Fun! Doors open at 6pm and bingo starts at 7pm. $25 but in includes bingo package and glow novelties. Dancing, Fun games and Great prizes. More details call 785-784-5434. 29 June FREE Country Stampede Tickets for Military Appreciation Day: 1ABCT has received Country Stampede tickets for Military Appreciation Day for Sunday, 29 June 2014. These tickets are FREE to Soldiers and Family members with DoD ID card as an FYI you will have to show your military ID at the gate on Sunday, 29 June 2014. All Military must be in the festival area prior to 4pm. You will need to pay for parking cost $15 per vehicle. You can upgrade this ticket for $89 for all 4 days and get discounted parking for $45 for 4 days at Leisure Travel at Bldg 6918 Trooper Drive, contact Leisure Travel Center at 785-239-5614/4415 for full details. To pick up your FREE Sunday, 29 June 2014 tickets go to 1ABCT Staff Duty at Bldg 7232 Normandy Drive, Ft Riley, KS 66442. If you have any questions or concerns you can call Helen Day, BDE FRSA at 785-240-4818 or Staff Duty at 785-239-0568. Line up for Sunday, 29 June 2014: 1:15pm Greg McDougal 2:30pm Sarah Darling 4pm Charlie Worsham 6pm Dustin Lynch 8pm Chris Young You can check out the full line up for all 4 days and events at Country Stampede website: http://www.countrystampede.com
  • 1ST ABCT, 1ID America’s First– DEVILS! DUTY FIRST! 1 Aug & 2 Aug F.R.O.G. Youth Trap & Skeet Camp 2014: Ft Riley Outdoorsmen Group will be conducting its 2014 Youth Trap & Skeet Camp in six small-group sessions. Dependant youth of active military ages 12-16, each sessions limited to five students, Youth may register for one session, This camp is FREE to participants, Registration is now OPEN. Contact Ollie Hunter at 785-239-2032/913-775- 2760/785-320-6731 or by email at oliver.h.hunter@us.army.mil 8 Aug & 9 Aug F.R.O.G. Youth Trap & Skeet Camp 2014: Ft Riley Outdoorsmen Group will be conducting its 2014 Youth Trap & Skeet Camp in six small-group sessions. Dependant youth of active military ages 12-16, each sessions limited to five students, Youth may register for one session, This camp is FREE to participants, Registration is now OPEN. Contact Ollie Hunter at 785-239-2032/913-775- 2760/785-320-6731 or by email at oliver.h.hunter@us.army.mil OPSEC Video for your Teens on Social Media: This is a great video for all teens to watch about Operation Security (OPSEC). Children have access to all social media: cell phones, Facebook, Twitter, emails and much more. Check it out at: http://youtu.be/nQZyHOXkoqU 2014 Yellow Ribbon Social Schedule: Is your spouse deployed, TDY or on rotation to NTC or JRTC? If you answered yes to either one of these then you are able to attend the Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce Yellow Ribbon Social Group for spouses. They meet monthly at various locations in the Manhattan community. Join them for great food, make some new friends and build a support team filled with folds who know what you are going through. The events are all “Dutch-Style” meaning you spend as much or as little as you would like per your outing. They DO NOT ALLOW Children at these events. So spouse if you can get a sitting for a few hours on these nights it’s a great way to get out and have some great fun. See Flyer below for scheduled events for the rest of the 2014 calendar. You will contact Janet Nichols at 785-776-8829 or janet@manhattan.org for RSVP for the events. Upcoming Events: Yellow Ribbon Social’s for June 17 @ McAlister’s Deli Military Family Appreciation Night at the Kaw Valley Rodeo-Thursday 24 July at Cico Park; 5:30pm FREE Pre-rodeo tickets to 1,500 Soldiers and Families. Arts in the Park 23 May-15 August at 8pm. FREE at Manhattan City Park Norvell Band Shell. Wildflower Walk on the Konza Prairie: 1 June 6pm-9pm-check out the Manhattan Military Relations flyer below.
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  • 1ST ABCT, 1ID America’s First– DEVILS! DUTY FIRST! Tornadoes Season is here: It’s time to MAKE A PLAN- They can strike any time and quickly! See the flyer below for Quick facts you should know and how to prepare!
  • 1ST ABCT, 1ID America’s First– DEVILS! DUTY FIRST! ACS Outreach Program Family Readiness Group (FRG) On-Line Training: On-line Training: ACS has these class to offer online for FRG’s for volunteers if your unable to take them in a class room setting. See flyer below for available class at the ACS. FRG Leader’s Training: The online Family Readiness Group Leader’s training is located on the ARMY ONE SOURCE website at https://www.myarmyonesource.com/skins/aos2/display_ajax.aspx?Mod uleID=a53b8c22-018c-40c9-b51f-d6a1263c9889. This is a Department of the Army site and does not include Fort Riley specific information. The FRG Leader’s Handbook and other FRG materials may also be downloaded from t ARMY ONE SOURCE under the ACS Mobilization and Deployment Readiness section/Operation READY at: https://www.myarmyonesource.com/FamilyProgramsandServices/Family Programs/MobilizationandDeploymentReadiness/OperationREADY/defaul t.aspx Funds custodian online training link http://www.riley.army.mil/Portals/0/Docs/Services/FamilyServices/Fun dsCustTng120608123904.pdf Funds custodian online test link http://www.riley.army.mil/Portals/0/Docs/Services/FamilyServices/Fun dsCustQuiz120629132646.pdf Key caller training online http://www.riley.army.mil/Portals/0/Docs/Services/FamilyServices/Key CallerTng120629112550.pdf Key Caller test online link http://www.riley.army.mil/Portals/0/Docs/Services/FamilyServices/Key CallerQuiz120629113116.pdf