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5.4 cav weekly news update 12 december 2013


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5.4 cav weekly news update 12 december 2013

  1. 1. 5/4 CAV Weekly News Update Weekly News Update 12 December 2013 Please pass along to Soldiers, Family and Friends of 5/4 CAV You can always stay up to date with local events by going to: 1st Infantry Division page at . Stay up to date with the FT Riley Post paper! Join us on the Official 5/4 CAV FaceBook Page at
  2. 2. 2013 Operation Yellow Ribbon Participating Merchants Food Court through Center Court: • Best Buy Mobile: 25% off accessories & $25 off any smartphone with 2 year activation • The Buckle: FREE Affliction Tee with qualifying purchase of participating brand merchandise. Ask an sales associate about the Register to Win event! Plus, 10% off purchase (Standard Military Discount) (Promotional tees are available in men’s and women’s sizes while supplies last) • Christopher & Banks: 10% off purchase (Standard Military Discount) • Harris Jewelry: $5 from EVERY BEAR purchased will be donated to Operation Troop Aid • Icing: 20% off entire purchase (Not valid on gift cards or previous purchases. Not valid with any other offer. Coupon Code #04) • Journeys: 10% off (Standard Military Discount) • Mrs. Powell’s: Saturday, Dec. 14, 1-4 pm Only: Free cookie & a cup of hot cocoa (Cocoa courtesy of Five Star Vending) (First come first serve , while supplies last) • Old Chicago: 10% off (Standard Military Discount) • PacSun: 10% off purchase (Standard Military Discount) • Piercing Pagoda: 10% off entire purchase (Standard Military Discount); Not combinable with other discounts • Pretzelmaker: 10% off purchase (Standard Military Discount) • Sbarro: Buy any Combo Meal and receive one slice of cheese pizza FREE • Sunglass Hut: Receive 20% off entire purchase. (Limit of three items. Any combination of sunglasses & accessories. Some exclusions apply, see store for details) • U.S. Cellular: 15% off (Standard Military Discount; see store for details) • Wet Seal: 10% off entire purchase • Zales: 10% off everything in the store (Standard Military Discount) Dillard’s Wing: • A&KA LLC: 10% off on all items available at kiosk, up to and including phone repairs (Kiosk located across from Victoria’s Secret) • Aeropostale: 20% off entire purchase. (Discount applies to purchases after all discounts have been applied but before applicable taxes. May not be combined with other discount offers. Not valid for purchases of gift cards, online purchases or previous purchases. No cash value. Aéropostale and P.S. From Aéropostale employees not eligible. Duplication or reproduction of this coupon in any manner voids the coupon and Aéropostale has no obligation to accept it. Please present this coupon to receive discount. Limit one coupon per customer. Not valid at P.S. From Aéropostale stores. Redeemable at Aéropostale stores at Manhattan Town Center only. Excludes markdowns, fragrances, footwear, tech items and beauty. Coupon Code: 95597077. Valid from 12/14/2013 to 12/15/2013.) • American Eagle: 10% off purchase (Standard Military Discount) • Candyopolis: 10% off purchase (Standard Military Discount) • Claire’s: 20% off entire purchase (Not valid on gift cards or previous purchases, and all sale merchandise. Coupon Code #16) • Coach House Gifts: 20% off purchase. (Excludes Keepsake Ornaments, any sale or other promotional items) • The Front Porch: 10% off regular priced items; visit store to register to win a prize. Dillard’s Wing Continued: • Gap: 25% off regularly-priced merchandise in Gap, GapKids, babyGap & GapBody (cannot be combined with any other discount) • Kitchen Capers: 15% off storewide (Excludes the espresso bar) • Maurices: 10% off entire purchase (Standard Military Discount) • Regis: 20% off all services and products excludingMoroccan Oil • Riddle’s Jewelry: 5% off purchase (Standard Military Discount) • Varney’s K-State Place: Double rewards points on Varney’s Reward’s Card; see store for details JCPenney Wing: • Body Central: 10% off regular priced merchandise (Standard Military Discount) • Crazy 8: 10% off purchase (Standard Military Discount) PLUS receive 20% off coupon for next purchase • Foot Locker: 20% off (Standard Military Discount, cannot be combined with multiple offers) • GNC: 25% off regular priced merchandise (Standard Military Discount) • Hot Topic: 10% off purchase (Standard Military Discount) • Kansas Kollection: 20% off purchase (must show wristband) • Mastercuts: 20% off any service (Standard Military Discount; see salon for details.) • One Stop Sports: 5% off purchase (Standard Military Discount) • Payless Shoe Source: 10% off purchase (Standard Military Discount) • Professional Repair Services: Purchase more than $25 and receive a chance to win a strand of pearls (Retail Value $49.95) OR a coupon offering 5-30% off one regularly priced item. Coupons expire 12/31/13. • Spencer Gifts: 10% off purchase (Standard Military Discount) • Sprint: 15% off purchase (Standard Military Discount) • Tradehome Shoes: 10% off all merchandise .
  3. 3. Yellow Ribbon discounts continued: Sears Wing: • Chili’s: Receive free chips & queso with the purchase of 2 entrees. Limit one per table (Not valid with any other offer) • The Children’s Place: 20% Off* your next purchase (*Valid 12/14/2013 - 12/15/2013 at Manhattan Town Center location only. Not valid online at Valid for one-time use only. One coupon per customer; noncombinable except with PLACE credit card everyday discount and myPLACE Rewards certificate discount. Returns and exchanges are subject to discount taken at time of redemption. Use of coupon is acceptance of its terms. Offer may be cancelled/modified at any time. Void where prohibited. Associate use code: 192.) • Dressbarn: 15% off purchase • Finish Line: 20% off purchase (Standard Military Discount); some exclusions apply, see Management for details • Texas Roadhouse: Free Cactus Blossom or Fried Pickle Appetizer to military with an ID (with purchase of entree, limit one per table) Please show yellow wristband at point of purchase. Offers valid 12/14/2013-12/15/2013 only
  4. 4. Wreaths Across America will host ceremonies on 14 December .Volunteers will be placing wreaths at the graves of soldiers in designated sections at each of the two local cemeteries in the county following brief ceremonies that begin at 11 a.m. during which wreaths for each branch of the military will be laid.
  5. 5. SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES Corvias Foundation-Scholarship & Grant applications are now available starting Nov 1st. Ten 4year scholarships will be awarded ($50,000 scholarships). Visit their website at: and apply! Applications must be submitted by February 13, 2014 11:59 EST. •Applications do NOT have to live in Corvias Military housing to be eligible. Open to graduating high school seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA at time of application. •$12,500 per year for four years •Scholars must attend a four-year institution Commissary Scholarships for Military Children- Opened on Dec 3, 2013. To get full details go to or Deadline to submit is Feb 28, 2014Keep in mind the scholarship needs to be in hand on this date: NOT POSTMARKED Date to the commissary. Elks Most valuable Student Scholarship: applications are available online at For High School Senior can apply. Applications must be received at JC Elks Lodge by 5pm on Dec 7 th. See flyer below.
  6. 6. Reference herein to any specific commercial products, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the United States Government. The views and opinions of authors expressed herein do not necessarily state or reflect those of the United States Government, and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.
  7. 7. 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 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: amilyPrograms/MobilizationandDeploymentReadiness/OperationRE ADY/default.aspx FRG Funds Custodian Training and Test Training: 4.pdf Test: 6.pdf FRG Key Caller Training and Test Training: 0.pdf Test: 6.pdf
  8. 8. Websites Continued Finance Mypay: Thrift Savings Plan: News Outlets U.S Department of Defense: Army Knowledge Online (AKO): DoD Community Relations: Track Santa: Military Family, Youth, and Children Military Children and Youth: USA4 Military Families: Employment Medical Care Dental Care: TRICARE: TRICARE Online: DEERS Enrollment Online: Education DoD Education Activity GI Bill: Services PX : US Postal Service: National weather Service: