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!
Join us on the Official 1-63 AR FaceBook Page at
Be sure to RSVP for
Reunion Workshop .
will be 2 sessions to
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
of them. The trolley will make several stops,
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
Manhattan, KS 66502 Individual - $18.00
Couple - $29.00 Family (6) - $72.00 Group (1015) - $175.00
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
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
Glo Run Bikes and Pets are welcome.
Prizes will be awarded for best dressed
for Adult and child.
Dorothy Bramlage Public Library
230 West Seventh Street
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
ModuleID=a53b8c22-018c-40c9-b51f-d6a1263c9889. This is a
Department of the Army site and does not include Fort Riley specific
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:
FRG Funds Custodian Training and Test
FRG Key Caller Training and Test
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
Use full websites
Ready Army - 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.
1-63 AR Facebook Page:
HHC FRG facebook page
Alpha Company facebook page
Bravo Company facebook page
Charlie Company facebook page
Echo Company facebook page
Thrift Savings Plan: http://www.tsp.gov
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:
Dental Care: http://www.tricare.mil/mybenefit/ProfileFilter.do?&puri=%2Fhome%2FDental
TRICARE Online: http://www.tricareonline.com
DEERS Enrollment Online: http://tricare.mil/mybenefit/home/overview/Eligibility/DEERS
DoD Education Activity http://www.dodea.edu/home
GI Bill: http://www.gibill.va.gov
PX : http://www.aafes.com
US Postal Service: http://www.usps.com
National weather Service: http://www.nws.noaa.gov