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  1. 1. 25 April 2013 1-63AR Weekly News Update: please pass along to Soldiers, Family and Friendsof 1-63 AR. You can always stay up to date with local events by going to1st Infantry Division pageat 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 athttp://www.facebook.com/pages/Fort-Riley-KS/1-ID-2HBCT-1-63CAB/221149081082?ref=nf___________________________________________________________________Please.Saturday, April 27th, from 9:00-11:00 a.m. There will be a Bike Helmet Fair at Susan B.Anthony Middle School. In Manhattan. The fair will include FREE bike helmets for children 15and younger, bike inspections, safe ride courses, and more! For more information, see the flyerbelow and visit http://bikemanhattan.infoStarting Monday, April 22, hours at the Rifle Range gate are set to change. The gates hours willbe 5 to 9 a.m. and 4 to 7 p.m. on Mondays through Fridays. It will be closed on weekends andfederal holidays.http://www.riley.army.mil/NewsViewer.aspx?id=598226 April K-State Baseball: K-State vs TCU Military Appreciation Night 6:30pm Pre-game Tailgate starting at5:30pm $5 cheeseburger Meal, $3 GA Bench Tickets w/a Military ID. See Flyer Below27 April Help Conquer Childhood Cancers: Warrior Zone will be hosting Help Conquer ChildhoodCancers on April 27th for St Baldrick Head-Shaving Event 12pm-5pm. Shave your head in Solidarity and toraise funds for life-saving childhood cancer research. For more information contact Shirley Ellington618-567-8610. See Flyer below.
  2. 2. May 2, 2013 from 6:30-8:00pm Military Couples Date Night(childcare/children’s programming provided) Enjoy a date night with a keepsake art projectdesigned toexchange with your spouse. Participants will create a small keepsake box for their spouse. Refreshmentswill be providedand museumstaff will provide activities for your children. SPACE IS LIMITED SO SIGN UP TODAY!To register please go to: https://surveys.ksu.edu/TS?offeringid=2033912 May 700 a.m. National Prayer Breakfast at Rileys Conference Center. For tickets contact your UnitChaplain or Religious Support Office at 239-3359. for more information see flyer below.Starting May 1, 2013, online registration will be available for Army Community Service classes and events.Service members, their families, and DoD employees are invited to register their household at Army CommunityService or online at:https://webtrac.mwr.army.mil/webtrac/rileyrectrac.htmlFrom cardswipe entry at the gym, sign up for a Heartswill make enjoying all MWR has to offer just thatmuch easier!May 2nd at 7:00 p.m. St. Xavier Catholic School will hold kindergarten round up in Bldg. A.This meeting is for parents who are interested in learning more about our kindergartenprogram. Children must be 5 years of age on or before August 31st, 2013 to enroll for the2013-2014 school year. For more information please call 238-3429.
  3. 3. 4 May 2013 Mud Bogg Spring Nationals: 1pm on Grant Ave. vehicles from the size of all-terrain vehiclesup to trucks with 44 inch tires, will race through pits of mud. Spectators will have the opportunity to getmuddy! Children’s race and competition for children over the age of 5. For more information call Eric785-761-5404. See flyer below.4 May C.L. Hoover Opera House: 3 Divas and A MIC 7:30 performing a comics just June, Barbara Carlyle& Julie Scoggins put the “D’ in Diva. For more information call 785-238-39069 May OCSC How Does Your Garden Grow: Riley’s Conference Center 11am-1pm cost $15; Want to learnhow to grow plants or plant a garden in Kansas expert horticulturalist Susan Schoneweis will be on hand toanswer your questions on gardening. Make your reservations online athttp://www.fortrileyocsc.com/reservations or email them at: reservations@fortrileyocsc.com9 May 2-4 pm “Hearts Apart” Military Spouse Appreciation event . Join us for an Information scavengerhunt. Prizes will be awarded. Free childcare will be provided. Your child MUST be registered with CYS.Please RSVP no later than May 6th at the following linkhttps://webtrac.mwr.army.mil/webtrac/rileyrectrac.html4 May King Field House Health & Fitness Expo: 9am-12pm come meet your local resources in the world of health, wellnessand fitness. Enjoy 3 full hours of back to back: Spinning, Zumba , TRX, Ab Force, PIYO strength, Body Blast and CircuitBreaker. Expo and classes are FREE4 May Fun for the Fallen: Riley’s Conference Center Running Track; join Survivor Outreach Services for a Four mile funrun/walk to remember our Fallen Soldiers. Event check in starts at 8am. Registration was April 19th but you can show upfor support for the runners. See flyer below.4 May Fort Riley Gospel Concert featuring Stephanie Leavins 6pm Morris Hill Chapel. For moreinformation see attached flyer.
  4. 4. 11 May Fun in the Sun: Family Day at the Fort Riley Marina 10am-3pm the Outdoor RecreationCenter will be hosting the 3rd annual Ft Riley Marina “Fun in the Sun” Family Fun Day Event.Cook out, inflatables, marina will provide free boat rides and much more.For more information call 785-239-2363. See Flyer below.15 May Fort Riley Blood Drive: Wednesday, May 15 11:00 am – 5:00 pm WTB Clam Shell 675Warrior Road Visit redcrossblood.org or call1-800 RED-CROSS (800-733-2767) to schedule your appointment!http://www.riley.army.mil/UnitPage.aspx?unit=RedCross10 May Fashion Show, Main PX: 4pm Refreshments & Raffle; 5pm Show begins See Flyer below10 May Custer Hill Bowling Center: 100 Free Games and Shoes 11am-6pm See Flyer belowArea high school graduation dates listed o a flyer below17 May Rally Point Bingo: Free Bingo 6:30pm Childcare is available to make reservationscall 785-240-0821 See Flyer belowThe weather in the Central Flint Hills can be unpredictable and at times lethal. Understanding theweather signs mother nature gives you can save your life. Please see the attached flyer to assist you .Get a Kit , Make a Plan, and Be Informed.
  5. 5. Microsoft word for $9.95 The DOD has reinstated its program for allowing government employees topurchase.You will receive a Product Keygood for installation on 3 home computers. For it to work you must use your.civ@mail.mil or .mil@mail.mil email address when you register (not your@us.army.mil address). Below is the link for more informationhttp://www.microsoft.com/government/en-us/How_to_buy/Pages/home_use.aspxCheck out the “NEW”comprehensive application for sponsorship training.eSponsorship Application & Training:http://apps.mhf.dod.mil/esatTrainings will be conducted on the 1st Monday of every month1:00pm – 2:00pm7285 Normandy Drive.Upon completion of this training you will be familiar with the information necessaryto sponsor Soldiers, civilians and Family members in‐processing to Fort Riley and tothe unit.You will also understand the challenges people face when moving, learn howsponsorship works, and enrich the military experience by being the best sponsoryou can be.**** PLEASE RSVP FOR A SEAT AS COMPUTER SPACE IS LIMITED *****Contact the ACS, Relocation Readiness Program, 785‐239‐9435, 7264 NormandyDrive to reserve your seat today!Looking for a summer job ? Hiring Life guards ask about their $300.00 bonus lifeguardcertification classes are offered year round. For more information call 785-239-9441
  6. 6. VolunTEEN this summer and do something exciting! Join Us and become a volunteer! How?! It’s easy.Attend a Red Cross Orientation on May 11 or June 29 from 0900 – 1100. Learn about volunteeropportunities where you can earn valuable hours for college applications and experience great careeroptions. Call our office today to learn more. 785-239-1887. Parents are encouraged to attend with student.For more information see flyer below.Memorial Day Carnival – MWR is looking for volunteers to work at the Memorial Day Carnival on 23-27 May (MemorialDay Weekend). They will need some volunteers to help during operating hours with cleaning tables, emptying trash, bandload-in/load-out, starting the light sets at night and petting zoo support (Sat only). Here are the tasks, help MWR fill upthe volunteer schedule. When calling Mr. Carlton (785-239-6398) to volunteer he would like names and cell phone foreach volunteer.Thurs, 23 MAY - Carnival runs 4-10pmVolunteers (2): 3:30 to 7pm (3.5 hours)Volunteers (2): 7 to 10:30pm (3.5 hours)Fri, 24 MAY - Carnival runs 4pm – midnight“Gunpowder and Lead" performs 6:30 to 8pm (4.5 hours) “David Howey Band” performs 8:30 to 10pm (4.5 hours)Volunteers (2): 3:30-8pmVolunteers (2): 8-12:30pmSat, 25 MAY- Carnival runs noon - midnightWolff’s Petting Zoo from 1 to 6pm (load-in 11am) “Locker 15“ performs 6:30 to 8pm “M31” performs 8:30 to 10pmVolunteers (2): 11:30 to 6pm (6.5 hours)Volunteers (2): 6 to 12:30pm (6.5 hours)Volunteers for Petting Zoo (2): 11am to 7pm (8 hours)Sun, 26 MAY-Carnival runs noon - midnightVolunteers (2): 11:30 to 6pm (6.5 hours)Volunteers (2): 6 to 12:30pm (6.5 hours)Mon, 27 MAY -Carnival runs noon to 5pmVolunteers (2): 11:30 to 5:30pm (6 hours)
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  8. 8. Ready 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.aspFt. Riley Post directory http://www.dodhousingnetwork.com/army/fort-riley/base-directory.php?i=27Use full websites1-63 AR Facebook Page:http://www.facebook.com/pages/Fort-Riley-KS/1-ID-2HBCT-1-63CAB/221149081082?ref=nfAlpha 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=ts
  9. 9. 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
  10. 10. The location of the Dragon Store is in the battalion HQ BLDG 7622in the S-2.Reference herein to any specific commercial products, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does notnecessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the United States Government. The views and opinions ofauthors expressed herein do not necessarily state or reflect those of the United States Government, and shall not be used for advertising orproduct endorsement purposes.