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Fort Riley Current News Updates: This information has recently been updated, and is now available. http://www.riley.army.mil/OurPost/CurrentNews.asp x In addition to the Current News page there are Garrison Commander's Community Corner articles http://www.riley.army.mil/DocumentList.aspx?lib=GC- Corner More Updates can be found here: 1HBCT Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/#!/1HBCTDevilBrigade Want to be in the know this winter. Check out the Fort Riley MWR Winter Guide and plan your winter activities! http://rileymwr.com/main/?page_id=153338 Ready Army - http://www.riley.army.mil/UnitPage.aspx?unit=ReadyArmy <http://www.riley.army.mil/UnitPage.aspx?unit=ReadyArmy > Ready Army- Prepare yourself for winter driving - also see the Ft Riley website: http://www.riley.army.mil/UnitPage.aspx?unit=ReadyArmy <http://www.riley.army.mil/UnitPage.aspx?unit=ReadyArmy > ______________________________________________________________________________ 24 July 2013 1ABCT Weekly Newsletter: please pass along to Soldiers, Family and Friends of 1ABCT. 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 or if you are having issues reading this you can click on this link to read the weekly news. http://www.riley.army.mil/UnitPage.aspx?unit=1bct . We are always up and posting new information on FaceBook! Join us on the Official 1ABCT FaceBook Page at www.facebook.com/1HBCTDEVILBRIGADE?v=wall&ref-sgm

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  • 1. Fort Riley Current News Updates: This information has recently been updated, and is now available. http://www.riley.army.mil/OurPost/CurrentNews.asp x In addition to the Current News page there are Garrison Commander's Community Corner articles http://www.riley.army.mil/DocumentList.aspx?lib=GC- Corner More Updates can be found here: 1HBCT Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/#!/1HBCTDevilBrigade Want to be in the know this winter. Check out the Fort Riley MWR Winter Guide and plan your winter activities! http://rileymwr.com/main/?page_id=153338 Ready Army - http://www.riley.army.mil/UnitPage.aspx?unit=ReadyArmy Ready Army- Prepare yourself for winter driving - also see the Ft Riley website: http://www.riley.army.mil/UnitPage.aspx?unit=ReadyArmy ______________________________________________________________________________ 24 July 2013 1ABCT Weekly Newsletter: please pass along to Soldiers, Family and Friends of 1ABCT. 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 or if you are having issues reading this you can click on this link to read the weekly news. http://www.riley.army.mil/UnitPage.aspx?unit=1bct. We are always up and posting new information on FaceBook! Join us on the Official 1ABCT FaceBook Page at www.facebook.com/1HBCTDEVILBRIGADE?v=wall&ref-sgm

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Use full websites Finance Mypay: http://www.dfas.mil Thrift Savings Plan: http://www.tsp.gov News Outlets U.S. Army Homepage: http://www.army.mil 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 3. Devil Brigade Hat & T-shirt Fundraiser going on: Order Deadline for Order 2: 6 Aug 2013. POC for placing the Order will be 1st BDE Executive Assistant SPC Emily Schilling at BLDG 7232 Normandy Dr, Fort Riley, KS 66442 Ph: 785-239-6826 or email: [email protected] payment cash, money order, check payable to 1HBCT BDE FRG payment is due when placing the order. Can mail orders out of Kansas please call SPC Schilling to place our order and provide your contact information. Please see order information for shipping cost. See flyer below for more details. Noise and Training Advisory for July 22-28 Training scheduled for July 23-24 has the potential to yield significant noise from 5 a.m to 11:30 p.m. Training scheduled for July 25 has the potential to yield significant noise throughout all hours. Training scheduled for July 26 has the potential to yield significant noise from 12:30 a.m. to 5 a.m. Training scheduled for July 27 has the potential to yield significant noise from 6 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. No training is scheduled for July 28. 25 July Fort Riley Network: Fort Riley Network is a Command & Staff meeting for disseminating Family Readiness Group Information; invited attendees share that information with their commands/sections @ Rileys Conference Center, Bldg. 446, Seitz Dr. (Main Post) 25-29 July Riley County Fair for More information go to the following line http://www.rileycountyfair.com/. Check out the schedule online for each day of the events. 25-28 July Summer Sizzles Sidewalk Sale: Manhattan Town Center: The dog days of summer are here and Manhattan Town Center has hot savings in store for you during the annual Summer Sidewalk Sales, this Thursday-Sunday, July 25-28! July 25 at 8:00pm until July 28 at 11:00pm Famous Kustomizers, Drag Race & Movie Stars, Coveted "777 Custom Crown Award & $1,000"for America' Top Kustom, KOTO (King Of The Oldies) - America' No. 1 DJ, Watch a car chopped at the Godzilla Garage by Bill Hines & Brad Masterson, $4,500 in Cash Awards, Elden Titus Model Kemp Spectacular, Hall of Fame Picks, Top-25 Picks, Pin Striping "Panel Jam & Auction" Angel Hair City (hangout for kool kats &kittens), Two stage's of live Rock & Roll, and Rock-a-Billy hot licks, 1/8 mile Drags on Fri. afternoon 4-9pm. Just a few of the reason's why It's recognized as "The World's Oldest & Most Established Traditional Kustom Car & Truck Event. . For more information on this event visit https://www.facebook.com/#!/events/403356276436403/ 25 July Kaw Valley Rodeo Military Family Night: 6th Annual Kaw Valley Rodeo located at Cico Park on Thursday Night, 25 July First Come, First Serve while supplies last for Picnic and tickets. Picnic starts at 5:30pm-7pm for the first 400 guest. Rodeo starts at 8pm. Must have military ID card to get tickets. Once the tickets are gone there is a special for military at $5 per ticket to purchase at the Rodeo booth. Military kids 13 and under are free with a canned food donation to the Flint Hills Bread Basket. For more details see flyer below or you can call 785-776-8829 and ask for Janet Nichols. 25 July Junction City MAC (Military Affairs Council) Breakfast: 7:30am at the Courtyard Marriott in Junction City 4. 26 July 1-1 BSTB/HHC, BDE Battalion Organizational Day @ Note Location change: Ft Riley Marina, North Side of Milford Lake at Wakefield. 1000-1500. All Soldiers and their Family members are invited. There will be a dessert contest so bake your favorite dessert for the judges! There will also be a pie in the face fundraising event for the Battalion future event turns the Ball. So bring some cash! Other items to bring chairs, blankets, sunscreen, water bottles, snacks, fishing gear (remember to have your fishing license if you plan on fishing). 26 July FROG Fort Riley Outdoorsman Group: 9th Annual Banquet at Rileys Conference Center, tickets are $40 for membership ticket (PF, QF, NWTF, or RMEF you choose) or if you are a current member of one of those organizations or spouse $15 and $10 for youth. 26 July Zoofari Tails @ Manhattan Public Library : Slither into reading with the Sunset Zoo and the Manhattan Public Library. On the fourth Friday of every month at 10 a.m., Sunset Zoo will bring to life an animal-themed childrens story. Storytimes include unique animal artifacts and book give-away from Claflin Books & Copies. Attend at least six Zoofari Tails throughout the year and receive a free childrens book; youll also have a chance to win a free Friends of Sunset Zoo family membership, given away in December. Registration is not required for this program. 27 July Outdoor Adventure Day: Join Outdoor Recreation Center for exciting Family Fun at the Outdoor Center from 10am-3pm. This will be a one-of-a-kind experience as we introduce Fort Riley Soldiers and Families to our new paintball course. You will be able to try out our artificial climbing wall, while the kids jump around in the inflatable bounce houses. Also, there just might be another chance to win TOBY KEITH tickets! Call (785) 239-2363 for more details! http://ow.ly/mSmp 27 July Volunteers needed for Back to School Fashion Show: AAFES is in need of volunteers for a Back to School Fashion Show. If you are interested please contact or visit the Exchange to sign up POC is Amaryllis Goburn Date will be July 27th and they are looking for ages: 3- 20. 27 July Mercy Regional Health Center Baby Expo: Manhattan Town Center from 10am-2pm. Register to win a baby package! See Flyer below. 30 July USO No Dough Dinner: Dinner will be sponsored by the American Legion Riders Post #17 from Manhattan, KS! Join us at FT Riley Fire Station #1 at the corner of Normandy and First Division Rd (next to Custer Hill Golf Course & near the Ft Riley Post Office) for a BBQ with Burgers & Hot Dogs and fun things for the Family! From 5pm-6:30pm while supplies last! July 30, 31, Aug. 1 from 12:30 - 3pm. Kids' Cooking & Nutrition classes . All ages 5 years & up, space is limited. Lower enlisted Soldiers' kids get preference. Its Free! For more information please see attached flyer. July 30, 31, Aug. 1 from 12:30 - 3pm. Kids' Cooking & Nutrition classes . All ages 5 years & up, space is limited. Lower enlisted Soldiers' kids get preference. Its Free! For more information please see attached flyer. 5. July 31st - August 3rd, 2013 7:30 pm The Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo is held in Abilene, Kansas at the Eisenhower Park Fairgrounds (located 9 blocks west of 3rd & Buckeye) The Abilene, Kansas fairgrounds are home to the Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo, Central Kansas Free Fair, Demolition Derby, Western Heritage Festival, and many other events. For more information please visit the following website http://www.wildbillhickokrodeo.com /