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1 63 Weekly News Update October 30 2013

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Please note the following:


Reunion Workshop



. Last day to register for childcare for the Reunion Workshop is
quickly approaching. If you are planning on attending be sure to RSVP.
Please

see the flyer for this event in the Weekly News Update.




The Fort Riley PWOC Praise & Worship Team is in search of any of our ladies
that have keyboard or guitar skills and would be willing to share your gifts
with our body. Our pianist is leaving soon and we need help! Please contact
Ginger Reynolds, Melissa Long, or Rachel Spinuzzi if you are interested.

Drive-Thru Flu Clinic

. Save the date!
Fort Riley's Department of Public Health will conduct a Drive-Thru Flu
Clinic 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Monday, Nov. 4 in the Riley's Conference Center
parking lot. The event is open to TRICARE beneficiaries as well as
Department of Defense card holders.



6th annual Turkey Trot and Gobble Jog

. November 16, 2013

"Get into the Spirit of the Springs," at the 6th annual Rock Springs Turkey
Trot and Gobble Jog on Saturday, Nov. 16. Pre-registration for the races is
encouraged at active.com
<http: /> or by calling for a brochure at 785-257-3221.

Pre-registration cost for the Turkey Trot is $20, or $25 on race day. For
the Gobble Jog, pre-registered children pay $10, or $15 the day of the race.


Packets, including T-shirts, can be picked up at 9 a.m. on race day.

The 5K run begins at 10 a.m. while the 1/4 mile kids' Gobble Jog gets
started at 10:45 a.m.

Prizes will be announced and refreshments served at 11 a.m.

For more information, to donate prizes or to volunteer on race day, contact
Susan Mueller at smueller@rocksprings.net .



What is AFTB?

. AFTB is designed to inform our Soldiers and Families of the
benefits offered, both

personally and as leaders. Army Family Team Building will teach you that the
more

informed you are about the military and its environment, the better their
chances are for

a successful career; and the better prepared your Families are to handle
the challenges

of military living, the more Soldiers can concentrate on the mission.

You can take classes at ACS (flyer in the weekly news Update) or online at
the following link

https://www.myarmyonesource.com/skins/aos2/display_ajax.aspx?ModuleID=a53b8c
22-018c-40c9-b51f-d6a1263c9889
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1 63 Weekly News Update October 30 2013

  1. 1. 1st Combined Arms Battalion, 63rd Armor Regiment Weekly News Update 30 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! http://www.1divpost.com/ http://www.1divpost.com/ Join us on the Official 1-63 AR FaceBook Page at http://www.facebook.com/pages/Fort-Riley-KS/1-ID-2HBCT-163CAB/221149081082?ref=nf
  2. 2. Dorothy Bramlage Public Library 230 West Seventh Street Junction City
  3. 3. Don't forget to stop by our office this Thursday during All Treat's Day in downtown for complementary pictures of the kiddos in costume! Just bring a canned good or monetary offering for the Manhattan Emergency Shelter! Their pantry is a little low so lets see of we can stock it!!! — with Janelle Esau Corkill Daylight Saving Time (or summertime as it is called in many countries) is a way of getting more light out of the day by advancing clocks by one hour during the summer. During Daylight Saving Time, the sun appears to rise one hour later in the morning, when people are usually asleep anyway, and sets one hour later in the evening, seeming to stretch the day longer. Read more: http://www.love1011.com/articles/ local-interest-413566/daylight-savings-time9327571/#ixzz2j1wOpUAO
  4. 4. Be sure to RSVP for the Reunion Workshop . There will be 2 sessions to accommo date Everyone 1-63 will be having an double miles event at the glo run.
  5. 5. Comedy Night November 2nd at Rally Point! Ticket are on sale now! $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Show starts at 8pm first come first serve seating. Childcare is available. For more information call, 785-784-5434
  6. 6. Goldilocks & the Three Bears November 3 3:00 p.m It’s always fun when the Wichita Children’s Theater brings their timeless children's theater productions to the JC Opera House! Tickets: Adult - $12 / Military & Seniors (age 65+) – $10 / Students (age 18 & under) - $7 Click here to buy tickets 135 W 7th Street Junction City, KS (785) 238-3906
  7. 7. Event begins at at 6pm
  8. 8. In Topeka Kansas
  9. 9. CYSS childcare will be available for this event on November 16, 2013 at Warren East from 1800-2300. Call 785-240-0821/0822 to make childcare reservations. The cost is $4.00 per hour or patrons can use deployment hours.
  10. 10. Fort Riley Education Fair on November 14th at Riley's Conference Center from 10am-2pm. Schools from across the country, VA representatives and Ft Riley Education Counselors will all be in attendance. Don't miss this great opportunity for information. 4th Annual Wine Fest Tickets are now on Sale!! November 15th from 6-9pm at Riley's Conference Center. Come enjoy a variety of wines & hors d'oeuvres. This is a 21 and older event no children allowed. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door, and can be purchased at Riley's Conference Center. For more information call, 785-784-1000
  11. 11. Don’t forget to RSVP for this event
  12. 12. 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 https://www.myarmyonesource.com/skins/aos2/display_ajax.aspx? 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: https://www.myarmyonesource.com/FamilyProgramsandServices/F amilyPrograms/MobilizationandDeploymentReadiness/OperationRE ADY/default.aspx FRG Funds Custodian Training and Test Training: http://riley.army.mil/documents/acs.dmDocuments/12060812390 4.pdf Test: http://riley.army.mil/documents/acs.dmDocuments/12062913264 6.pdf FRG Key Caller Training and Test Training: http://riley.army.mil/documents/acs.dmDocuments/12062911255 0.pdf Test: http://riley.army.mil/documents/acs.dmDocuments/12062911311 6.pdf
  13. 13. Use full websites Ready Army - http://www.riley.army.mil/UnitPage.aspx?unit=ReadyArmy <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. http://www.riley.army.mil/OurPost/CurrentNews.asp 1-63 AR Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Fort-Riley-KS/1-ID-2HBCT-1-63CAB/221149081082?ref=nf HHC FRG facebook page https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hellhounds-1-63-FRG/137831946401856 Alpha Company facebook page http://www.facebook.com/pages/assasins.frg?fref=ts Bravo Company facebook page http://www.facebook.com/pages/Bounty-Hunters-1-63-Armor/192619844106486?fref=pb Charlie Company facebook page http://www.facebook.com/pages/1-63-CAB-Charlie-Co-FRG/253104324703?fref=t Echo Company facebook page http://www.facebook.com/pages/Echo-Company-Eagles-1-63-AR-Battalion/414580375296127?fref=tss
  14. 14. Websites Continued Finance Mypay: http://www.dfas.mil Thrift Savings Plan: http://www.tsp.gov News Outlets 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: http://www.usa4militaryfamilies.dod.mil/portal/page/mhf/USA4/HOMEPAGE_V3 Employment http://www.usajobs.gov Medical Care Dental Care: http://www.tricare.mil/mybenefit/ProfileFilter.do?&puri=%2Fhome%2FDental TRICARE: http://www.tricare.mil TRICARE Online: http://www.tricareonline.com DEERS Enrollment Online: http://tricare.mil/mybenefit/home/overview/Eligibility/DEERS Education DoD Education Activity http://www.dodea.edu/home GI Bill: http://www.gibill.va.gov Services PX : http://www.aafes.com US Postal Service: http://www.usps.com National weather Service: http://www.nws.noaa.gov

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