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This lists some information on the sequestration and how it will affect services on Fort Riley. Also it lists information on the Symphony in the Flint Hills and other upcoming events.

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  1. 1. UNCLASSIFIED//FOUOFort Riley Network 1 March 2013 1
  2. 2. Garrison Commander COL William Clark
  3. 3. FORT RILEY, KANSASHome of the 1st Infantry Division Established 1853 Network 1 March 2013
  4. 4. FORT RILEY, KANSAS Home of the 1st Infantry Division Established 1853In 2013, Mandatory Spending and Interest Account for 69% of Federal Spending MANDATORY SPENDING Social Security Unemployment DISCRETIONARY Interest Medicare SPENDING Medicaid All Other Activities Veteran’s Benefits (Including Defense) Transportation Food and Agriculture 62% 7% 31% 2 Source: OMB (via
  5. 5. FORT RILEY, KANSAS Home of the 1st Infantry Division Established 1853In 2020, Four Mandatory spending items account for 92% of Federal Spending All Other Activities Social Security Medicare Interest and Medicaid 28% 36% 28% 8% * Presidents Discretionary Budget (FY 13): Military 57% 3
  6. 6. FORT RILEY, KANSAS Home of the 1st Infantry Division Established 1853 Fiscal Challenges“The greatest threat to our national security is fiscal uncertainty. Three budget conditions are creating the perfect storm.” – GEN Raymond Odierno, Army Chief of Staff Sequestration 1 March implementation DoD impact estimated to be a $45 billion cut Continuing Resolution Authority 27 March expiration The temporary funding bill passed in absence of a budget Debt Ceiling Limit reached in December 2012 Administrative maneuvers have avoided impacts Could, if not raised, reduce the budget by as much as 40% 4
  7. 7. FORT RILEY, KANSAS Home of the 1st Infantry Division Established 1853 What are the Effects?The Division’s budget reduced 32% (FORSCOM)The Garrison’s budget is 35% lower than FY12 (IMCOM)Installation partners (MEDDAC, DENTAC, ASC (DOL)) face similarchanges MEDDAC’s budget reduced 5% (MEDCOM) DENTAC’s budget reduced 15% (MEDCOM) DOL’s budget reduced by 40% from FY12 (AMC)Impacts to the Civilian Workforce Limited Civilian hiring freeze Temporary and term employees have been or will be released Reduction of support contracts Possible furlough of Department of the Army Civilians 5
  8. 8. FORT RILEY, KANSAS Home of the 1st Infantry Division Established 1853 What Does This Mean?We have Less discretionary funding We will focus on the Mission and on Life/Health/Safety We WILL NOT compromise readiness of Soldiers or support of Families Improvements to infrastructure and training capabilities have postured us to meet the needs of our Soldiers and Families Construction schedule on new $334M Hospital on track to meet 2014 grand opening date Continue to refine our Soldier and Family programs to ensure resilience in our force We are planning for continuation of services during possible furlough periodsWe will Optimize Readiness and Provide: Quality Services Predictability to Customers and Work Force SimplicityPartnerships with local communities remain essential 6
  9. 9. FORT RILEY, KANSASHome of the 1st Infantry Division Possible Furlough Schedule Established 1853 9 9
  10. 10. AgendaSymphony In the Flint Hills Clay Nauman 785.240.0268DFMWR Carla Salas 785.239.2179DHR Marian Moore 785.239.6481IACH Ian Mann 785.240.7507PICERNE Michelle Geering 785.717.2210DECA Peter Howell 785.239.6621Exchange Joann Enecial 785.784.4094Chaplain COL Rauch 785.239.2799USO April Blackmon 757.709.3814AnnouncementsCalendar
  11. 11. Symphony In the Flint Hills Clay Nauman Duty First!
  12. 12. Advanced Ticket Sales Plan• Advanced Ticket Sales facilitated through MWR Leisure Travel Center • FR POC: Ms Teresa Mayes, email address:, 239-5614, Bldg 6918 (1000- 1700)• Plan announced at 22 February FR Network Meeting, Division Tasking Order, FR Social Media, 1ID Post• Ticket Reservation requests in Division Tasking Order, emailed or at Leisure Travel Center (Bldg 6918 Trooper Dr)• Completed Ticket Reservation Requests returned to Leisure Travel Center (email or delivered) during belowwindows• Prioritized ticket sale windows: • 25 Feb - 1 Mar: Fort Riley Soldiers, Families • 4 - 8 Mar: DOD Card Holders (Soldiers, Families, Reservist, Retirees, Civilians)• Purchase tickets via KS Symphony Box Office: 11-15 Mar • Call (816) 471-0400 to purchase tickets via credit card• 500 tickets available for reservation, ticket reservation window closes once quota reached• Personnel can reserve & purchase up to 6 tickets• Adult tickets cost $75, children tickets cost $43 (under 12 years old)• Personnel that fail to pay for tickets by 15 Mar forfeit ticket reservations 500 tickets available for advanced reservation between 25 Feb and 8 Mar ($75 Adult, $43 Child) Duty First!
  13. 13. DFMWRCarla Salas
  14. 14. For more Information
  15. 15. SportsAdult Sports Registration Deadlines:-Community Life Flag Football League: register by Mar 1-3V3 Basketball Tournament: Register by Mar 14-Intramural Outdoor Soccer League: register by Mar 14-Intramural Volleyball League: register by Mar 14For more information, call 239-2813Youth Sports:-Amazing Race Competition: mar 21, 1-5pm; register by Mar 14-Family Fitness Night; Mar 15, 6-7pm- Register by Mar 12For more information, call 239-9885Outdoor Rec:-Family Climb Time: Mar 15, 2-4pm-March Mayhem Paintball Shootout: March 16, $25 per personFor more information, call 239-2363
  16. 16. Outdoor Recreation Relocation• Fort Riley Outdoor Recreation is relocating from 9011 Rifle Range Road to 1806 Buffalo Soldier Drive (Camp Funston).• Outdoor Recreation will be closed March 4th-8th to accommodate the move.• Effective March 11th the Outdoor Recreation Center will reopen at 1806.
  17. 17. DHR
  18. 18. UNCLASSIFIED//FOUO Scholarship BriefingFort Riley Army Education Services 22 February 2013 Duty First! 18
  19. 19. The Fort Riley Combined ScholarshipUndergraduate college and vocational school scholarships are offered to Fort Riley affiliated high school seniors, currentcollege/vocational students, and spouses of active, retired, or deceased military member(s). Application on Fort Riley Homepage: Applications must be received or postmarked no later than 28 February 2013. Mail to: The Fort Riley Combined Scholarship Board, P.O. Box 2082, Ft. Riley, KS 66442 POC: Jean Anderson,785-209-5470 Duty First!
  20. 20. Sources of Financial Aid• Federal Government – Information about Pell Grant – Pell Grant and Student Loan website• General Sites – – – Duty First!
  21. 21. Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MYCAA)Visit to explore availableprograms before applying for MyCAA • Spouses of Active Duty Soldiers – E1-E5 – W1-W2 – O1-O2 • Max amount - $4000 • Annual cap - $2000 • 3 years to complete • Use towards license, certificate, or Associates Degree • Contact counselor at: 1-800-342-9647 Duty First!
  22. 22. Duty First!
  23. 23. Other Sources of Financial Aid• State Governments• College and Universities• Civic Organizations like Elks Club, Rotary Club• Churches and Religious Groups, Corporations and Businesses• Military Groups, units, associations• Fort Riley Combined Scholarship –• Defense Commissary Agency: Scholarship for Military Children Program –• Picerne Military Housing: Our Family for Families First Scholarships –• Over 80 Scholarship websites posted on Education Homepage: – Duty First!
  24. 24. UNCLASSIFIED//FOUO Post 9/11 GI Bill Fry Scholarship• Children of an active duty member of the Armed Forces who died in the line of duty on or after 11 September 01, are eligible for this benefit.• Eligible Children: – Entitled to 36 months of benefits at the 100% level – Have15 years to use benefit beginning on 18th birthday – May be married or over 23 and still be eligible – May use the benefit until his/her 33rd birthday – Cannot use benefit before age 18, even if he/she has completed High School – Not eligible for the Yellow Ribbon Program Duty First! 24
  25. 25. 9/11 GI Bill-Transferability• Soldier on Active Duty, or a member of the Selective Reserves at the time transfer who does not have an adverse action flag• Requires at least six years of qualified service in the Armed Forces and agrees to serve at least four additional years from the date of request• Allows transfer up to 36 months to spouse, eligible dependent child, or combination• Must transfer education benefits while serving on active duty, or in Selective Reserves• Spouse may use immediately• Eligible children may use after member completes 10 years of service• Living Expense Stipend (E-5 BAH w/dependent rate) at school location: – Available for Soldier or spouse when Soldier NO LONGER on active duty – Available to the child if Soldier is on active duty or out of service Duty First!
  26. 26. VA Contacts• VA website:• VA toll free number: 1-888-442-4551 Duty First!
  27. 27. IACHIan Mann
  28. 28. Select SLIDE MASTER to Insert Briefing Title Here Save your vision Month• March is Save your vision month and Nationalworkplace Eye Safety Month • Eye injuries account for approximately 40,000 new cases of visual impairment each year. • Ballistic eye wear is not the same as industrial safety glasses • Power tools/lawn mowers/trimmers demand respect • Wind propelled object can cause serious injuries • A quick risk assessment can save your vision•
  29. 29. Picerne Military Housing
  30. 30. •Prevent frozen pipes •Remove/store water hoses and sprinklers •If you plan on leaving your home for an extended period of time, leave your thermostat set between 60 and 65 degrees.•Spring into Fun – Friday, March 29 •10 a.m. - 12 p.m. at Rally Point Field •Egg Hunts by age groups •Games, face painting, inflatables and the Easter Bunny!•Our Family for Families First Foundation – Grant Deadline May 9* •Applications are available now at •Education grants for spouses of service members
  31. 31. •Community Victory Garden •Now accepting applications for plots •Visit or email for more information•New pool management American Pool Service •Looking for a summer job? Interested lifeguards, head guards and managers should visit or contact Courtney Prausa at or 770-638-1665 •Open House: •March 2, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Forsyth Neighborhood Center •March 30, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Forsyth Neighborhood Center
  32. 32. DeCAPeter Howell
  33. 33. DeCA• OPPORTUNITIES – Heart Healthy Promotions • ConAgra Foods – “Ready-Set-Eat: Free Groceries for a Year! • Feb 7- March 6 • Receive a Coupon Book worth $10 in savings. • Register to Win at www.conagracommissarydeals. Com • UNILEVER & ADVANTAGE SALES – “FOCUS ON FITNESS • Feb 21 through March 6 • In-Store Coupon Flyers to be distributed offering $6 in savings • Your purchases help win part of $40,000 in wellness Prizes for the Installation Duty First!
  34. 34. DeCA• 2013 Scholarships for Military Children • 6,742 Students Awarded in 2012 (Over $10 million) • Closes TODAY February 22, 2013 • • Questions: • Or Call 856-616-9311 Duty First!
  35. 35. Exchange
  36. 36. Barlow Theater• Final Showing is March 3 2013• Closure date is March 4 2013 Duty First!
  37. 37. Exchange Events• March 14 Guinness Beer Tasting 1500- 1630• March 14 March Madness Basket Ball Competition at your PX Duty First!
  38. 38. ChaplainCH Rauch
  39. 39. Stations of the Cross Devotions Fridays 1, 8, 15, & 22 March 1730 at St. Mary’s Chapel Holy Thursday Mass of the Lord’s Supper Thur. 28 Mar 1800 at St. Mary’s Chapel. If you cannot attend the evening Mass,a 1200 Mass will be celebrated at the Hospital Chapel (second floor). Good Friday Service of the Cross Fri. 29 Mar 1200-1500 at St. Mary’s Chapel Holy Saturday (Easter Vigil) Sat. 30 Mar 1730 at St. Mary’s Chapel POC- CH Kazarnowicz, 270-874-7132
  40. 40. EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE"I am the Resurrection and the Life, he who believes in Me will live even if he dies..." John 11: 25 March 31, 2013 7:00 A.M. OUTDOOR CHAPEL Guest Speaker: CH (COL) Harry Rauch Installation Chaplain FOR MORE DETAILS, CONTACT YOUR UNIT CHAPLAIN.
  41. 41. Upcoming EventsWeekly Luncheon Bible Study- Every Wednesday, 1200-1300 @ USOPOC- CH Adriatico 239-9530 or CH Ball 240-3855Momentum Youth- Every Wednesday, 1800-1930 @ Normandy Chapel for High School and@ Kapaun Chapel for Middle SchoolSpiritual Rangers Horsemanship- Sat.9 Mar. 1100-1400; Mounted Color Guard AO.POC Don Ericson, DRE 239-0979 or of Brothers Monthly Men’s Bible Study- Sat. 9 Mar., 0800-0915 @ Kapaun Chapel.POC Don Ericson, DRE 239-0979 or Women of the Chapel (PWOC)•Weekly Meeting- Tuesdays 0900 and 1815 @ Morris Hill ChapelFor more information email riley@pwoc.orgMilitary Council of Catholic Women (MCCW)•Weekly Meeting- Wednesdays 0900 @ St. Mary’s ChapelFor more information email
  42. 42. USOApril Blackmon
  43. 43. USO Fort Riley ®No Dough Dinners – All are 5-6:30 p.m., Bldg. 7856 Drum Street, Custer Hill loop, unless otherwise noted: –March 13 & 28, April 12* & 29, May 13 & 29 * Note the date change, April 12 is a SATURDAYSpring Break at the USO – Family fun throughout the week! Latest info & details at Sign up to volunteer at 43
  44. 44. Announcements
  45. 45. Winter Weather Communications• Make sure you have at least one of the following in case there is a power failure: • Battery-powered radio (for listening to local emergency instructions). • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) weather radio receiver (for listening to National Weather Service broadcasts).• Find out how your community warns the public about severe weather. • Fort Riley AtHoc Text Messaging • Radio • KJCK-AM / 1420 • KMAN-AM / 1350 • KCLY-FM / 100.9 • KQLA-FM / 103.5 • KXBZ-FM / 104.7 • KBLS-FM / 102.5 • Television • Fort Riley Command Channel / Channel 2 • WIBW / Channel 13 • KSNT / Channel 27 • KTKA / Channel 49• Know the Winter Storm Warning Terms • Winter Weather Advisory: Expect winter weather conditions to cause inconvenience and hazards. • Frost/Freeze Warning: Expect below-freezing temperatures. • Winter Storm Watch: A winter storm is likely. • Winter Storm Warning: The storm is in or entering the area. • Blizzard Warning: Snow and strong winds, near-zero visibility, deep snow drifts, Fort Riley Emergency Management Office and life-threatening wind chill (785) 240-0400
  46. 46. OCSC March Events 4 March – Lunch Bunch 11:30am @ Stevie’s Bar & Grill (Junction City) Join us for a Dutch treat lunch … Well join up in the lobby of a local restaurant and be seated together. Its a wonderful chance to meet new friends and enjoy the company of other spouses and community partners. This event is open to members and guests. For more information: 14 March – Monthly Luncheon (Vera Bradley Bingo) 11:00 am – Riley’s Conference CenterIt’s time for one of the most anticipated luncheons of the year – Vera Bradley MHIP(Membership Has Its Privileges) BINGO! Each member will receive one re-usable BINGOcard to use for all 6 games. Non-members may purchase a card for $15. Additional cardsare available for purchase at the price of $10 per card. Luncheon cost is $15 per person.RSVP to 13 April – Casino Royale (save-the-date) 6:00pm @ Riley’s Conference Center Fort Riley OCSC presents 2013 Casino Royale! Enjoy an evening of food, fund & games, and the much famed basket auction, which raised more than $25,000 in 2012 to benefit Fort Riley & community organizations. Tickets cost $20 (pre-pay) or $25 (at the door). This event is open to members and non-members alike, so come join us! For more information:
  47. 47. Fort Riley 2013 AER Sitrep 2011 Campaign 2012 Campaign 2013 Goal To date amount1ABCT $9,236.32 $53,300.41 $50,0002ABCT $7,737.00 $44,972.92 $50,0003IBCT UNK UNK $50,0004IBCT $29,901.16 $19,014.04 $20,000CAB $9,778.86 $10,666.00 $11,0001SB $24,702.00 $8,351.95 $10,000USAG UNK $783.00 $1,00097MP $11,182.00 $7,058.00 $55,000MEDDAC/DENTAC $8,828.00 $2,622.00 $20,000AFSBn UNK UNK $2,500DHHB $8,460.00 $980.00 $6,0004MEB $31,715.00 $20,957.00 $25,00075FiB UNK UNK $25,0001ID TOTAL $325,500 Data as of 14 Feb 13
  48. 48. Fort Riley AER 2011-2012 2011 Pledged 2011 Assistance Return on $$Fort Riley $120,306.27 $1,882,959.53 $15.65 2012 Pledged 2012 Assistance Return on $$Fort Riley $169,129.32 $1,617,024.14 $9.5
  49. 49. CALENDAR
  50. 50. March 13 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday SaturdayBlack = MWR Event 1 AER Campaign Fundraising 2 8pm Comedy Show; Rally Begins PointRed = Community Event 7:30pm Tallgrass Film Festival Road Show – Junction City Opera House3 4 5 6 Community Life Flag 7 5:30-8:30pm Marriage for 8 8-10:30pm MST Spring 9 Football Season Begins Keeps Partnership; ACS Dance 10-3pmGreat Escapes Expo; RCC 13th Annual Flint Hills Festival 13th Annual Flint Hills Festival of Wine – Manhattan Country of Wines – Four Points by Club Sheraton 7:30-4pm Thumper Break Up Adventure Race – Milford10 11 12 13 14 15 16 8:30am Tinker AFB vs Fort 5:30-8:30pm Marriage for 10am 3v3 BasketballRiley Basketball Game; KFH Keeps Partnership; ACS Tournament ; Long Fitness 1-3pm Custer Hill Golf Course12:30pm Fort Riley vs Cannon 5:30-6:30pm MST Portfolio Parent/Child ClinicAFB Basketball Game; KFH P2P 6pm St. Patrick’s Day Party; 7:30pm REZA: Illusionist – Custer Hill Bowling Center Junction City Opera House 10:30am March Mayhem Paintball Shootout; ODR17 18 3:30-5:30pm MST St. 19 20 21 22 23 1-3pm Custer Hill Golf Patrick’s Day Party 1-5pm Youth Sports- Amazing 2-4:30pm Youth Career Fair; Course Parent/Child Clinic Race; CYSS Forsyth Neighborhood Center 9-3pm AFTB Level 3 19-21 Mar 6pm Murder Mystery Dinner Theater; RCC 11-5pm Kids Spring Break Special 18-22 Mar; Custer Hill Bowling Center 1-4pm Spring Fling Pool Party 18-22 Mar; Eyster Pool SAC Spring Break Camp 18-22 Mar ; School Age Center24 25 26 27 28 5:30-8:30pm Marriage for 29 RDO 30 10-11am Dog Fun Run; Fort Riley Outdoor Soccer Keeps Partnership; ACS Sacco Softball Complex Begins; Long Fitness Center 7-10:30pm MST Open Mic31 10-3pm Easter Egg Hunt Fort Riley Volleyball Begins; Night/Talent Showand Brunch; RCC Long Fitness Center Training Holiday Division Training Holiday 29 Mar-01 Apr
  51. 51. April 2013 (Month of the Military Child) Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday SaturdayBlack = MWR Event 4 5 6 1 FR Outdoor Kids; ODR 2 3 6-9pm Billiards Tournament Fort Riley Network -8-11am MOMC PancakeRed = Community Event Breakfast -BOSS Paintball Tournament -Comedy Show; Rally Point -10-5pm Spring Turkey Tune- Up Shoot -7pm Acoustic Junction – Training Holiday Love and Logic Parenting 2-3 April Junction City Opera House7 8 9 10 13 830-5pm CFNCO Core 9-5pm Boss Paintball Training Tournament; ODR 9-6pm 26th Annual Tulip 6-9pm Spring Skeet League Festival – Wamego 1-3pm Library Spring Fling 7:30pm “Let Me Be Frank” : An Evening with Sinatra – Junction City Opera House14 15 16 17 18 19 20 MOMC Parade - 7-3pm Custer Hill Golf10-4pm 26th Annual Tulip 6-9pm Spring Skeet League Course Spring OpenFestival – Wamego 9-2pm “Hiring Heroes”; Riley’s -EFMP Spring Fling -9-2pm 9th Annual Pet Fair &2pm Family Bingo; Rally Point Walk for Life – Junction City -MEGA Bingo; RCC -10-3pm Family Canoe Trip; ODR21 22 23 24 25 26 27 11-11:30am Professional’s 530-930pm Kansas Boater Fort Riley Network Flag Football Tournament;12-3pm MOMC Festival Lunch Safety Course; ODR Flag Football Tournament; Long Long Fitness 6-8pm Volunteer of the Year Fitness Golf Open House Recognition Dinner; RCC 8-330pm Kansas Boater Safety 6-9pm Spring Skeet League Course; ODR Boss Spring Trip 26-29 Apr28 29 30 830-430pm Resilient Spouse Academy; ACS-RLC Boss Spring Trip 26-29 Apr
  52. 52. May 2013 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday SaturdayBlack = MWR Event 2 3 4 1 Get Around 2 It – Sunset Zoo Cinco de Mayo Party ;BowlingRed = Community Event 6-9pm Spring Skeet League 7pm Comedy Show; Rally Point Health & Fitness Expo; KFH 730pm Three Divas & A Mic (Comedy) – Junction City Opera House5 6 7 8 9 10 113-6pm Cinco de Mayo Patio 6-9pm Release Party; WZ Community Life Softball League Military Spouse Appreciation Fun in the Sun; MarinaBBQ; WZ Begins MST End of School BBQ and 730pm “Into The Woods” 6-8pm SFAC-Financial Peace Luau Dance (Musical) – Junction City Opera University; ACS-SFAC House 730pm “Into The Woods” 6-9pm Spring Skeet League (Musical) – Junction City Opera House12 13 14 15 16 17 1810-2pm Mother’s Day Brunch; 6-9pm Spring Skeet League 5-930pm Kansas Boater Safety SCCA; MAAFRCC Course; ODR 8-330pm Kansas Boater SafetySpring Fling Softball Course; ODRTournament2pm “Into The Woods”(Musical) – Junction City OperaHouse19 20 21 22 23 24 254pm Run For The Wall XXV – SKIES Unlimited Dance 2-4pm Family Climb Time; 1-3pm Library Summer ReadingHeritage Park JC Recital; JC Middle School Craig Gym Kick-Off2pm Family Bingo; Rally Point Get Golf Ready; Custer Hill Golf Course 13-17 MaySCCA; MAAF Training Holiday 24-27 May BOSS Las Vegas Trip 24-27 May26 1-5pm Memorial Day 27 28 29 30 31 Detailing BBQ; WZ Training Holiday 24-27 May BOSS Las Vegas Trip 24-27 May