18 April 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 _________________________________________________________________ Noise and Training Advisory for April 11 - 21, 2013. Scheduled training from April 11-12 has the potential for significant noise during all hours. Training slated for April 13-14 is NOT expected to cause significant noise. Scheduled training from April 15-19 has the potential for significant noise during all hours, including the potential for intermittent aircraft noise. Training slated for April 20-21 is NOT expected to cause significant noise.1-63 CAB Town Hall Meeting 23-24 April 2012 6pm Morris Hill Chapel. Topics will cover information toprepare Soldiers and Families for the upcoming mission to Africa. Command representative will be there toanswer questions. Spouses are highly encouraged to attend! ********Please note dates for each company********** April 24-Alpha, Echo, Delta April 25- HHC and Charlie20 April Mega Bingo: @ Rally Point -Its back again this year MEGA BINGO! Open to all DoD cardholders and up to 5 guests, must be ages 16+ to play. Must have a minimum of 75 participants toplay or game will be canceled with full refund. Doors open at 12pm, Bingo starts at 2pm. Tickets$75 advance, $100 at door. See flyer below.
Have you registered the kiddos to Youth T-Ball, Baseball, Softball? To sign up please call CYSS Parent Central (8am-5pm), Bldg 6620, 239-9885 For more information or questions please call 239-9223 / 9200. Volunteer coaches are needed. (No previous experience necessary. Head Coaches will receive a discount on) their childs fee.20 April Ft Riley Kids Fishing Day: 8am-12pm Moon Lake, Ft Riley FREE Admission, Age 15 andunder (age 16 and up are welcome to fish but are required to have a Kansas Fishing license).Registration will take place throughout event. For more information please call Fort RileyConservation Office at 785-239-6211 or Outdoor Recreation Center 785-239-2363. SeeFlyer belowSunday, April 21 Month of the Military Child Festival on Noon-3pm on the grounds of theForsyth CDCs! We’ll have face painting, photo booth, arts & crafts, train rides, and even aspecial appearance from Captain America and your favorite mascots! Everything is free,including food and drinks!22 April Ft Riley Environmental Division Day: 3rd Annual Household Hazardous WasteCollection Event and Documents Shred Day Prizes and gifts will be given away located at Bldg2210 (New Post Exchange) from 8am-2pm. See the flyer below for more details of what youcan get rid of for household hazardous waste and documents to shred.
24 April Newcomer’s Welcome At Quarters 1: Open to all First Infantry Division Spouses AllRanks Newcomers Welcome and for anyone new to the 1ID since September 2012 who havearrived here at Ft Riley. It will be held on Wednesday, April 24th 10am-12pm at Quarters Oneon Barry Ave Historic Main Post (Home of Major General and Mrs. Mayville). RSVP by April19th to Stacie Dumas email@example.com or 785-240-1251 or 785-307-9780.24 April Administrative Professionals Day: Riley’s Conference Center hosting a AdministrativeProfessionals Day Lunch Buffet from 11am-1pm for $10.95. Show your administrativeprofessional that you appreciate them with a lunch. See flyer below.27 April Flag Football Tournament: 10am Sturgis Football Stadium single elimination; $50 ateam, Free to active Duty 14 players per team, open to all DOD cardholders 18 years of ageand older, call 785-239-2813 for more details. See flyer below.April 28th 2013 Beastie Ballyhoo! Manhattan City Park 2:00 PM - 6:00 PMFree fun for the whole family including Children and Pets: Our aim is to honor the importance ofpets in the lives of children, and to demonstrate key principles of proper and humane treatmentof animals...all structured within events intended to provide fun for the entire family.27 April K-State Kid Cheer Cheerleading Camp: K-State is hosting their annual cheerleadingcheer camp on Saturday, April 27th 9am-11:30am at their indoor Football Facility (locatedsouthwest of Bramlage Coliseum) for Kindergarten-6th grade (boys and girls) cost $40 percamper. Deadline to register Friday, April 19th. See flyer below.
29 April Resilient Spouse Academy: Registration deadline is 10 days prior to event. FREEchildcare available upon request. Classes are held in Bldg 7285 Normandy Dr. For more detailscall 785-239-9435.30 April Mrs. Shand Mayville Farewell: Open to all Spouses on Ft Riley who would like to bidfarewell to Mrs. Shand Mayville on April 30th at 6:30pm at Riley’s Conference Center. MoreInformation about the event and tickets can be purchased here:http://www.fortrileyocsc.com/activities/mayville-farewell . See Flyer belowThe Sound of Music April 12-14, and 19-21 at The Columbian Theatre! Starring an amazinglocal cast, and directed by Heather Branham.. Tickets are on sale now atwww.Columbiantheatre.com or call (785)456-2029April 26 Fort Riley Marina set to open Renters can get a card after taking a boating safety class. The class isavailable through the Outdoor Recreation Center. For more information about the boating safety class, call785-239-2363.The marina also offers 20 new primitive camping spots for Families to enjoy this season. Each campgroundincludes a fire ring and a picnic table. For more information, call the marina at 785-463-5253 or 785-307-3798.April 25, 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Prescription Drug Take-Back Day will be observed locally at the PX. Theday is specifically set aside to allow an opportunity to empty medicine cabinets, kitchen drawers, pursesand pillboxes of unwanted, unused and expired prescription drugs, and take them to authorized collectionsites in local communities.
Ft Riley American Red Cross: The Fort Riley American Red Cross will be offering a DentalAssistant program from May 6 through November. The program will provide instruction inbasic and advanced dental assisting skills, to include four-hand assisting in operative dentistry,specialized assisting skills in oral surgery, endodontic, periodontic and prosthodontic. Those interested in participating in the program can contact the American Red Cross office at785-239-1887 to get more information and to pick up an application packet. Applications are available between 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 1 at Grimes Hall next to the GarrisonHeadquarters. Applications need to be returned by close of business April 19. Applicants mustbe a military ID card holder and have graduated from high school. Interviews will take placethe week of April 23.For more information, contact Debbi Freeman, Dental Program Chair or Katie Parvey, AssistantStation Manger AT 785-239-1887.GoArmyEd portal used by Soldiers to request tuition assistance is now available again. *Thiswill allow Soldiers to request tuition assistance for the remainder of Fiscal Year 2013. For thebalance of FY13, the eligibility rules for use of TA, the $250 semester hour cap and the annualceiling of $4,500 remain unchanged. For more information, visit www.goarmyed.com.Sunset Zoo: 4th Friday of the month at 10:00 A.M. ZOOfari Tails is a collaborative story timewith Sunset Zoo staff and childrens librarians featuring animal-themed stories -April 26: Earth Day-May 24: DinosaursHave a little one? The Sunset Zoo has programs for 2-5 yrs old Wed & Sat mornings. Pre-registration required. Check out Learn With Us tab @ SunsetZoo.com or call 785.587.2737
Volunteer Opportunities –See Flyer below during the Month of the Military Child for April andin May Run for the Fallen, Military Spouse Appreciation!Saturday, April 27th, from 9:00-11:00 a.m. Bike Helmet Fair at Susan B. Anthony MiddleSchool. In Manhattan. The fair will include FREE bike helmets for children 15 and younger,bike inspections, safe ride courses, and more! For more information, see the flyer below andvisit http://bikemanhattan.info/.Volunteer Opportunity- MILITARY SPOUSE APPRECIAITON DAY Fashion Show- Special Events needs 20-25 men or women (preferably no children as they are planning a back to school show as well). Email orcall Caité Kendrick, Recreation Programmer, Special Events @ 785.239.8990 or email:firstname.lastname@example.org so she can get your information and confirm that you are available for allof the times needed for this event. Please CC: Becky Willis @ email@example.com as she is theAVCC for Fort Riley and will be tracking progress on this event. Fitting appointments will be scheduled forthe week of 22-26 APR by calling 785-784-2026 ext 200 and asking for Amaryllis. There will be a dressrehearsal on Thursday 9 MAY at 1700-1800. The day of the show they will need to arrive at about 1500and be available until 1800. (show will run 1700-1800).Friends of the Library Gift Basket Drawing to be Held April 20.- The Friends of the Dorothy Bramlage Public Librarys GiftBasket Drawing is now underway at the library. In it local businesses, organizations and Friends members have donatedmore than $2,000 worth of merchandise, coupons and certificates for the creation of twenty gift baskets. Those who enterwill have the opportunity to win the baskets of their choice when the drawing takes place on the evening of April 20 at theannual Friends Fiesta.For additional information about the gift baskets or the Friends Fiesta, please contact Library Director Susan Moyer at 785-238-4311.
Use full websitesReady Army - http://www.riley.army.mil/UnitPage.aspx?unit=ReadyArmy<http://www.riley.army.mil/UnitPage.aspx?unit=ReadyArmyFt. Riley New comers link http://www.riley.army.mil/newarrivals/spouses/default.aspxMilitaryone source http://www.militaryonesource.mil/MOS/f?p=MOS:HOME:0::::Army one source http://www.myarmyonesource.com/default.aspxFort Riley Current News Updates: This information has recently been updated, and is now available.http://www.riley.army.mil/OurPost/CurrentNews.asp1-63 AR Facebook Page:http://www.facebook.com/pages/Fort-Riley-KS/1-ID-2HBCT-1-63CAB/221149081082?ref=nfFt. Riley Post directory http://www.dodhousingnetwork.com/army/fort-riley/base-directory.php?i=27Alpha Company facebook pagehttp://www.facebook.com/pages/assasins.frg?fref=tsBravo Company facebook pagehttp://www.facebook.com/pages/Bounty-Hunters-1-63-Armor/192619844106486?fref=pbCharlie Company facebook pagehttp://www.facebook.com/pages/1-63-CAB-Charlie-Co-FRG/253104324703?fref=tEcho Company facebook pagehttp://www.facebook.com/pages/Echo-Company-Eagles-1-63-AR-Battalion/414580375296127?fref=tsOutdoor Recreation price list . http://rileymwr.com/odr/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/2012-ODR-Price-List-3-Fold.pdf
Websites ContinuedFinanceMypay: http://www.dfas.milThrift Savings Plan: http://www.tsp.govNews OutletsU.S. Army Homepage: http://www.army.milU.S Department of Defense: http://www.defense.govArmy Knowledge Online (AKO): http://www.us.army.milDoD Community Relations: http://www.ourmilitary.milTrack Santa: http://www.norad.milMilitary Family, Youth, and ChildrenMilitary Children and Youth: http://www.militaryhomefront.dod.milUSA4 Military Families: http://www.usa4militaryfamilies.dod.mil/portal/page/mhf/USA4/HOMEPAGE_V3Employmenthttp://www.usajobs.govMedical CareDental Care: http://www.tricare.mil/mybenefit/ProfileFilter.do?&puri=%2Fhome%2FDentalTRICARE: http://www.tricare.milTRICARE Online: http://www.tricareonline.comDEERS Enrollment Online: http://tricare.mil/mybenefit/home/overview/Eligibility/DEERSEducationDoD Education Activity http://www.dodea.edu/homeGI Bill: http://www.gibill.va.govServicesPX : http://www.aafes.comUS Postal Service: http://www.usps.comNational weather Service: http://www.nws.noaa.gov
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