28 August 2013 1-63AR Weekly News Update: please pass along to Soldiers, Family and Friends
of 1-63 AR. You can always sta...
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26, August 9:30 AM - September 1, 5:00 PM @ Sunset Zoo Wildcat Week in Manhattan
KSU faculty, staff & students receive...
11 Sept 2013 Patriots' Day Career Fair at the American Legion Post 45, 201 E. 4th Street, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm . It is...
HASFR Apple Pie Pre-sales are underway for another year.
Apple Day will fall on Saturday October 5th this year, so start p...
Family Readiness Group (FRG) On-Line Training:
On-line Training: ACS has these class to offer online for FRG’s for volunte...
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Wed – Wing Night
- $10.95 All you can eat wings*, 1 hour of bowling and shoes.
*restrictions apply, 10 wings at a time
T...
Ready Army - http://www.riley.army.mil/UnitPage.aspx?unit=ReadyArmy
<http://www.riley.army.mil/UnitPage.aspx?unit=ReadyArm...
Websites Continued
Finance
Mypay: http://www.dfas.mil
Thrift Savings Plan: http://www.tsp.gov
News Outlets
U.S. Army Homep...
The location of the Dragon Store is in the battalion HQ BLDG 7622
in the S-2.
Reference herein to any specific commercial ...
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Attached is the Weekly News Update for your viewing. Please pass on to the 1-63 families.



Highlights in the Weekly News Update are:



• Don’t forget to RSVP for The Dragon Spouse ½ There Event

• The Sixth annual Konza Reptile Breeders Expo will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 1

• Check it out: Melissa Etheridge

• 26, August 9:30 AM - September 1, 5:00 PM @ Sunset Zoo

• 8 Sept from 11-2pm Custer Hill Pool Speedos and Fidos

• 9,16,23 & 30 Sept 6-9pm Scream Free Marriage.

• 7 Sept. at the Fort Riley Library, A fall festival will be from 1 to 3 p.m.

• 7 Sept Splash –N-Dash 2013

• Welcome to the 2013 Kansas City Renaissance Festival!

• 11 Sept 2013 Patriots' Day Career Fair

• 15, September 10:00 AM Geary Community Historical Society Fall Fair & Ice Cream Social

• 13 & 20 Sept Ft Riley Flag Football Team Tryouts

• 19th September 11 - 1 pm Riley's Conference Center Luncheon Happy Birthday -OCSC Cupcake Wars

• 23 September 10-12noon upcoming OCSC Newcomers Welcome

• 27 Sept 27 & 28 Jammin In JC Blues & BBQ

• HASFR Apple Pie Pre-sales are underway for another year

• Operation Gift the Gown (GTG)

• FRG on-line training

• Flyers

• Weather safety tips

• Map of all the counties in Kansas

• Useful websites

• Dragon store items for sale





Reminder: This weekend is a division training 4 day holiday .

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  1. 1. 28 August 2013 1-63AR Weekly News Update: please pass along to Soldiers, Family and Friends of 1-63 AR. You can always stay up to date with local events by going to 1st Infantry Division page at http://www.riley.army.mil/default.aspx . Stay up to date with the FT Riley Post paper! http://www.1divpost.com/ http://www.1divpost.com/ > We are always up and posting new information on FaceBook! Join us on the Official 1-63 AR FaceBook Page at http://www.facebook.com/pages/Fort-Riley-KS/1-ID-2HBCT-1-63CAB/221149081082?ref=nf ___________________________________________________________________ We did it !! It’s Half Way through the 1-63 deployment!! (However Bravo Company is a little ahead of us). How would you like to experience the same training as your soldier ? Well now is your chance! 23 September10-2pm the rear detachment will be hosting a “Halfway There Event” at the TSC. What ‘s TSC? The Fort Riley Training Support Center (TSC) provides soldiers with state-of-the art Training Aids, Devices, Simulations and Simulators (TADSS) which will enhance unit training by adding realism and/or providing instruction that is not otherwise available. You can brag to your soldier about your accomplishments. After the event MREs will be provided to get a taste of what your solider is eating while downrange. So come join us for “Dragon Spouse Event”. For more information please see the attached flyer. The Sixth annual Konza Reptile Breeders Expo will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 1 in the Regency Ballroom of the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel in Manhattan. The expo offers educational programs, entertainment. and sales of reptiles and supplies. On display will be an assortment of live geckos, lizards, snakes, frogs, turtles, tarantulas, scorpions and more. Admission is $8 for general public, $7 for military and students with ID. and free to children ages 5 and younger. For more information, go online konzaexpo.com Check it out: Melissa Etheridge will be LIVE at the Stiefel Theatre for the Performing Arts – Wednesday, September 4 at 8pm. Visit www.stiefeltheatre.org for more info! Training scheduled August 26-29, has the potential to yield significant noise throughout all hours. _____________________________________________________________________
  2. 2. . . 26, August 9:30 AM - September 1, 5:00 PM @ Sunset Zoo Wildcat Week in Manhattan KSU faculty, staff & students receive half price admission this entire week. Kick off the start of another WILDCAT football season with a visit to see Manhattan’s real WILD cats! 8 Sept from 11-2pm Custer Hill Pool Speedos and Fidos : Bring your dog out and enjoy a nice swim with your pooch and others. Must show proof of rabies vaccination, and local registration. For more information see attached flyer. 9,16,23 & 30 Sept 6-9pm Scream Free Marriage. This is a three part workshop offers the opportunity to: Challenge previous thoughts about what a marriage should be. Learn to appreciate all that is good and right in your marriage as it is now. Explore what will help create the marriage you desire in the future. For more information contact ACS at 785-239-9435 or see attached flyer. Welcome to the 2013 Kansas City Renaissance Festival! Come and be a part of this long-standing tradition by visiting the Festival grounds with your whole family - even bring your pet! August 31st - October 14th • Open Weekends and Labor Day 10am - 7pm Rain or Shine Open Columbus Day, October 14th • 10am - 5pm For more information please click on the following link http://www.kcrenfest.com/ tickets can be purchased at ITR. Splash –N-Dash 2013 -7 Sept. Event Information The sprint triathlon will include a 500M serpentine swim at Custer Hill Pool,14.2-mile bike ride circling Fort Riley, and a 4.3-mile run at Custer Hill Golf Course. Awards presentation will follow at Custer Hill Pool. The race is open to everyone 18 years of age and older! $40 per individual – (T-shirt included) 75 per team of 3 – 1 swimmer, 1 biker, 1 runner (T-shirts included) No same day registration! “Walk In” registrations will be accepted until 4:00pm on Sep 4, 2013. “Mail In” registrations need to be postmarked by August 29, 2013 For more information please visit the following link http://rileymwr.com/main/?page_id=1848429 7 Sept. at the Fort Riley Library, A fall festival will be from 1 to 3 p.m. located at Building 5306 on Hood Drive. The Commanding General’s Colored Guard will give a presentation about history of the cavalry and have horses available for the children to pet.
  3. 3. 11 Sept 2013 Patriots' Day Career Fair at the American Legion Post 45, 201 E. 4th Street, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm . It is open to the public. For more information, please call the Junction City Workforce Center at 785-762-8870 or see attached flyer. 13 & 20 Sept Ft Riley Flag Football Team Tryouts: Looking for a team to get involved with, try out for the Fort Riley Flag Football Team. Tryouts are being held on Sept. 13 & 20th at 6pm at SACCO Softball Complex. Tryouts are open to active duty soldiers only and the team will be traveling to McConnell AFB in November to play. For more information call, 785- 239-2813. 17 September 1-2 pm Flint Hills Discovery Center Manhattan- Explore the legend of Johnny Kaw through interactions with books and games. Preschool-age children begin discovering the wonder of the Flint Hills where they live, but look beyond the city limits in their exploration. Children further their sense of place and belonging to this region through interactions with the ecology and the history of the area. All sessions will run from 1 - 2 pm. There is a maximum of 10 children, minimum of 5. Pre-registration required. Please go to the following link to register https://rt.manhattan.ks.us/wbwsc/webtrac.wsc/wbsplash.html?wbsi=si&wbp=3 Welcome to the 2013 Kansas City Renaissance Festival! Military Life, that tells the story of military life from seven different perspectives. The program for the premiere is an hour long and it is free to the public. Attached please find a flyer about the event and here is a link with a trailer from the documentary: http://www.coe.k- state.edu/about/military/militarylife.html 15, September 10:00 AM Geary Community Historical Society Fall Fair & Ice Cream Social 530 N. Adams Junction City, Kansas 66441 Junction City, KS We will have Munson Angus Farm's homemade ice cream to be enjoyed with pies, cookies, cakes and brownies made by some of Junction City's best bakers! In the auditorium you can sit and enjoy your refreshments while listening to music. Venture outdoors for more musical entertainment, crafts, home grown produce, antiques, collectibles and flea market items available in booths on the museum grounds. For more information Phone: (785) 238-1666 E-mail: GearyHistory@gmail.com
  4. 4. HASFR Apple Pie Pre-sales are underway for another year. Apple Day will fall on Saturday October 5th this year, so start planning now. Pre-sales will be accepted this year from August 15 thru September 27th. Pre ordering your famous Libby Custer Apple Pie has been a tradition for many years to ensure you are able to reserve your delicious Apple Pie. Pre orders this year are $11.00 thru September 27, tax included. By pre-ordering your pie not only are you reserving your pie you will also not have to stand in line on Apple Day as we will have a separate table for you to pick up your pie if you had not already done so. ... Pies at apple day will be $13.00 frozen and $14.00 baked. Deadline for ordering is September 27. If ordering by mail, please mail order form(attached below) and payment before the 24th. For additional information, or forms, email your request to applepiepresale@hotmail.com Upcoming HASFR Events: •We will be making pies from September 29 thru October 4th. Information regarding details on location and volunteering opportunities will be put out soon •Ghost tours 27 October •Tour of homes 7 December . • Keep an eye open on the HASFR facebook page for updates.https://www.facebook.com/?ref=tn_tnmn#!/fortrileyhistory 23 September 10-12noon upcoming OCSC Newcomers Welcome at Quarters One. Meet new friends and learn about Ft. Riley. For more information see attached flyer. 27 Sept 27 & 28 Jammin In JC Blues & BBQ: Jammin in JC Blues and BBQ Featival on Sept 27 and 28 at Heritage Park in Junction City, KS. This is has got to be the hottest Texas Blues line-up in Kansas, and its free to attend. Please check on the link to get more information http://www.jammininjc.com September 19th 11 - 1 pm Riley's Conference Center Luncheon Happy Birthday -OCSC Cupcake Wars ~ and it will be yummy, fun and always amazing. If you love to cook cupcakes then plan to come and share them. You can reserve now at via the website www.fortrileyocsc.com or... Reservations@fortrileyocsc.com.
  5. 5. 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?ModuleID=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/FamilyPrograms/MobilizationandDeploymentReadines s/OperationREADY/default.aspx FRG Leader’s Funds Custodian Training and Test Training: http://riley.army.mil/documents/acs.dmDocuments/120608123904.pdf Test: http://riley.army.mil/documents/acs.dmDocuments/120629132646.pdf FRG Leader’s Key Caller Training and Test Training: http://riley.army.mil/documents/acs.dmDocuments/120629112550.pdf Test: http://riley.army.mil/documents/acs.dmDocuments/120629113116.pdf Operation Gift the Gown (GTG) is a beautifully simple concept: we match gorgeous donated gowns from our community to gorgeous ladies in our community who need a gown. What we do is made possible by the generosity of members in our community who choose to donate gowns & formal wear for the benefit of local teens and Fort Riley wives in need. Please start donating your gowns . For more information on donating a gown please click on the following link https://sites.google.com/site/giftthegown/our-story-2/About-Donating .
  6. 6. . Wed – Wing Night - $10.95 All you can eat wings*, 1 hour of bowling and shoes. *restrictions apply, 10 wings at a time Thurs – Dollar Night: 6pm-Close - $1.00 games/$1.00 shoes Thurs – Dollar Night: 6pm-Close - $1.00 games/$1.00 shoes Fri – Quater Mania: 6pm-9pm - $5.00 per person cover includes shoes. Each game is $0.25. - Ghost Bowling: 9pm-Midnight -$9.00 per person includes shoes and unlimited bowling The Ft. Riley Bowling Alley weekly events Family Night is every Wednesday at Habañero. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. and a Family-friendly movie starts at 5 p.m. at the restaurant. Kids 12 & under eat for half off with a paying adult. For more information, call 785- 240-2782
  7. 7. Ready Army - http://www.riley.army.mil/UnitPage.aspx?unit=ReadyArmy <http://www.riley.army.mil/UnitPage.aspx?unit=ReadyArmy Ft. Riley New comers link http://www.riley.army.mil/newarrivals/spouses/default.aspx Militaryone source http://www.militaryonesource.mil/MOS/f?p=MOS:HOME:0:::: Army one source http://www.myarmyonesource.com/default.aspx Fort Riley Current News Updates: This information has recently been updated, and is now available. http://www.riley.army.mil/OurPost/CurrentNews.asp Use full websites 1-63 AR Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Fort-Riley-KS/1-ID-2HBCT-1-63CAB/221149081082?ref=nf HHC FRG facebook page https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hellhounds-1-63-FRG/137831946401856 Alpha Company facebook page http://www.facebook.com/pages/assasins.frg?fref=ts Bravo Company facebook page http://www.facebook.com/pages/Bounty-Hunters-1-63-Armor/192619844106486?fref=pb Charlie Company facebook page http://www.facebook.com/pages/1-63-CAB-Charlie-Co-FRG/253104324703?fref=t Echo Company facebook page http://www.facebook.com/pages/Echo-Company-Eagles-1-63-AR-Battalion/414580375296127?fref=ts s
  8. 8. Websites Continued 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 Red Cross Messages made easy . You no longer have to hunt for your local Red Cross Chapter. For more information please visit the website below. http://spousebuzz.com/blog/2011/06/red-cross-messages-made-easy.html
  9. 9. The location of the Dragon Store is in the battalion HQ BLDG 7622 in the S-2. Reference herein to any specific commercial products, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the United States Government. The views and opinions of authors expressed herein do not necessarily state or reflect those of the United States Government, and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.

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