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1 63 Weekly News Update October 23

  1. 1. 1st Combined Arms Battalion, 63rd Armor Regiment Weekly News Update 23 October 2013 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/ Join us on the Official 1-63 AR FaceBook Page at http://www.facebook.com/pages/Fort-Riley-KS/1-ID-2HBCT-163CAB/221149081082?ref=nf
  2. 2. Be sure to RSVP for the Reunion Workshop . There will be 2 sessions to accommodate Everyone
  3. 3. Haunted Manhattan Trolley Tour Tuesday, October 29 Cautiously enter the MHK Trolley for a guided tour of nearly 20 haunted sites in Manhattan. Your ghostly guide will give you a map of the sites and tell you the spooky stories behind each of them. The trolley will make several stops, as time allows. Decide for yourself if these places are really haunted. Ages 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult. 6:00-7:45 PM and 8:30-10:15 PM Tour Begins and Ends at Mr.K's Cafe 3901 Vanesta Drive Manhattan, KS 66502 Individual - $18.00 Couple - $29.00 Family (6) - $72.00 Group (1015) - $175.00
  4. 4. Get signed up: The 3rd Annual 2013 Friends of the Salina Animal Shelter 5k Wagathon - October 26! Bring your pups out to help raise money for the animals! Fresh air, great exercise and even a pet costume contest! Register now -http://beta.active.com/salinaks/running/races/fsas-5k-wagathon-2013 *Online registration ends on Thursday
  5. 5. Event begins at at 6pm
  6. 6. Kids 12 and under are invited to come and trickor-treat at participating merchants on October 31, 5:30-7:30 pm. Bring a non-perishable food item for the Flint Hills Breadbasket and receive a FREE trick-or-treat bag, while supplies last. Visit Customer Service for complete details. 1 November Run is open to all. 1-63 will be having a double miles event this night. The BBQ meal is Active Duty, Retired, Reserve and Dependants. Glo Run Bikes and Pets are welcome. Prizes will be awarded for best dressed for Adult and child.
  7. 7. In Topeka Kansas
  8. 8. Dorothy Bramlage Public Library 230 West Seventh Street Junction City
  9. 9. 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/F amilyPrograms/MobilizationandDeploymentReadiness/OperationRE ADY/default.aspx FRG Funds Custodian Training and Test Training: http://riley.army.mil/documents/acs.dmDocuments/12060812390 4.pdf Test: http://riley.army.mil/documents/acs.dmDocuments/12062913264 6.pdf FRG Key Caller Training and Test Training: http://riley.army.mil/documents/acs.dmDocuments/12062911255 0.pdf Test: http://riley.army.mil/documents/acs.dmDocuments/12062911311 6.pdf
  10. 10. Did you know Fort Riley Recycle Center collects materials from several self-service drop off points, which are located at both PX's. the MAAF and outside the Recycle Center (Bldg. 1980) it-self. The items accepted at the Recycle Center are: Cardboard, All plastic, All colors of Glass, White Office paper, Phone books, Cereal boxes,Colored Paper, Envelopes, Newspaper, Aluminum, Steel, Toner Cartridges and White StyroFoam. For more information or questions please call: 785-239-2094
  11. 11. Use full websites 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 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=tss
  12. 12. Websites Continued Finance Mypay: http://www.dfas.mil Thrift Savings Plan: http://www.tsp.gov News Outlets 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