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Follow the Battalion Facebook pages below: 1HBCT Facebook page: The Official 1 st Brigade, 1 st Infantry Division Page http://www.facebook.com/#!/1HBCTDevilBrigade 1-1 BSTB Facebook: 1st Special Troops Battalion, 1st Armor Battalion Combat Team: http://www.facebook.com/pages/1st-Special-Troops-Battalion-1st-Armor-Battalion-Combat-Team/496167963740283 4-4 CAV Facebook: The Official 4th Squadron, 4th Cavalry https://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/pages/4th-Squadron-4th-Cavalry/144632792217854 1-16 IN Facebook: 1 st Battalion, 16 th Infantry Regiment, Iron Rangers https://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/1st-Battalion-16th-Infantry-Regiment-Iron-Rangers/375274396713 2-34 AR Facebook: 2 nd Battalion, 34 th Armor https://www.facebook.com/2dCombinedArmsBattalion34thArmorFRG 101st BSB Facebook: 101 st Brigade Support Battalion--Guardians https://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/101st-Brigade-Support-Battalion-Guardians/167611785766 1-5FA Facebook: 1 st Battalion, 5 th Field Artillery https://www.facebook.com/1stBattalion5thFieldArtillery?fref=ts 1EN Facebook: 1 st Engineer Battalion https://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/1st-Engineer-Battalion/213537042961 ______________________________________________________________________________ 7 May 2014 1ABCT Weekly Newsbreak: 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 . 1 ST ABCT, 1ID America’s FirstDEVILS! DUTY FIRST! The contents of this newsbreak are strictly for informational purposes and does not imply endorsement of any private or commercial organization by the 1 st Armored Brigade Team, 1ID or the Department of the Army.

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  • Follow the Battalion Facebook pages below:

    1HBCT Facebook page: The Official 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division Page

    http://www.facebook.com/#!/1HBCTDevilBrigade

    1-1 BSTB Facebook: 1st Special Troops Battalion, 1st Armor Battalion Combat Team:

    http://www.facebook.com/pages/1st-Special-Troops-Battalion-1st-Armor-Battalion-Combat-Team/496167963740283

    4-4 CAV Facebook: The Official 4th Squadron, 4th Cavalry

    https://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/pages/4th-Squadron-4th-Cavalry/144632792217854

    1-16 IN Facebook: 1st Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, Iron Rangers

    https://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/1st-Battalion-16th-Infantry-Regiment-Iron-Rangers/375274396713

    2-34 AR Facebook: 2nd Battalion, 34th Armor

    https://www.facebook.com/2dCombinedArmsBattalion34thArmorFRG

    101st BSB Facebook: 101st Brigade Support Battalion--Guardians

    https://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/101st-Brigade-Support-Battalion-Guardians/167611785766

    1-5FA Facebook: 1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery

    https://www.facebook.com/1stBattalion5thFieldArtillery?fref=ts

    1EN Facebook: 1st Engineer Battalion

    https://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/1st-Engineer-Battalion/213537042961

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    7 May 2014 1ABCT Weekly Newsbreak: 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.

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    The contents of this newsbreak are strictly for informational purposes and does not imply endorsement of any private or

    commercial organization by the 1st Armored Brigade Team, 1ID or the Department of the Army.

  • 1st Infantry Division Page:

    http://www.riley.army.mil

    Stay up to date with the Ft Riley Post paper:

    http://www.1divpost.com/ http://www.1divpost.com/

    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

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    1-10 May Get ready for FRAPPUCCINO HAPPY HOUR. Between 3-5 pm order any size or flavor frappuccino blended beverage and get

    half off.

    10 May FREE advanced screening of Godzilla at our own Barlow theater starting at 2pm. FREE tickets available at both Ft. Riley food

    courts

    10 May Military Spouse Appreciation Day. Join us at Rally Point from 1-4pm for Makeovers & Mimosa's. Free makeovers and Mimosa's

    will be available for purchase. This is an adult event only event.

    10 May Geary County Historical Society & Museums: Truck Sale/ Flea Market 7am-1pm.

    11 May Mothers Day Brunch: Rileys Conference Center 10am-2pm: Cost $14.95 Adults; $7.95 Children 5-11 yrs; Children under 4 FREE.

    Don't forget to make your Mother's Day Brunch reservations today! 785-784-1000.

    11 May Sunset Zoo Mothers Day: mothers get FREE admission with paid child, Zoo hours 9:30am-5pm

    12-15 May Master Resilience Training: Register at ACS 785-239-9435. This training is 4 days with training. See Flyer below for full details.

    13 May 6-8pm Her Voice Her War BLDG 7264 Normandy Dr. Topic Painting: Where the Journey Matter Most. To RSVP for this event

    and free childcare please contact [email protected]

    15,22&29 May Laugh Your Way To a Better Marriage. From 6-8pm at the ACS building 7264 Normandy Dr. To RSVP for this event

    contact ACS at 785-239-9435. Free onsite childcare available

    15 May Homebuyer Education Seminar: 1pm-4pm @ Bldg 210 Custer Ave Room 118D on the first floor. The seminar will help you answer

    questions you have with purchasing a home. To Register call 785-239-3736. See flyer below.

    16 May Story Hour at Ellis Heights Community Center 10:30-11:30am Ellis Heights Community Center.

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    16 &17 May Chapels Art of Marriage Conference: Friday May 16 begins at 5 pm with Family Dinner and then Conference session from

    6-9pm. Saturday 17 May 9 am - Noon Conference Sessions. Location: Hilton Garden Inn in Manhattan, childcare provided for 12 and

    younger on site. Must register by 11 May through your chapel pastor (CH Carrothers-Kapaun, CH Fry-Gospel, and CH Phillips-Main

    Post Chapel).

    16 & 17 May Flour Power Family Fun Fest: Abilene, KS Fairgrounds: Community BBQ Dinner, BBQ Competition, Car Show, Family

    activities, Wiener Dog Races, Bingo Games and commercial Vendors. See flyer below for schedule for both days. Or visit their website at

    http://mhsks.com/FlourPower

    16 May Warrior Zone Captain Morgan Patio Party: 7-10pm FREE Appetizers (while they last), CPT Morgan samples, DJ, Giveaways, Pool

    Tournament @ 7:30pm, Dance Contests and much more.

    17 May Fun in the Sun Event: Ft Riley Marina from 10am-3pm; come out for FREE Food, play stations FREE canoe and kayak usage, FREE

    watercraft rides and much more.

    17 May Run for the Fallen: Honor our fallen Soldiers and remember those who have given the ultimate sacrifice. 8am Registration

    begins, 9am National Anthem/remarks, 9:11am 4 mile race begins, 9:20am 2 mile race begins. Register by 1 May to receive your shirt

    in time for the run. Register at http://tinyurl.com/runforthefallen

    17 May Grocery Grab 10:00am Walmart in Junction City. To purchase ticket for the drawing call 785-762-2632.

    18 May Run for the Wall: 4pm Heritage park in Junction City.

    19 May Red Cross Youth Volunteers Needed: Youth orientations will start on May 19th for the summer programs. Grimes Hall Bldg 510

    @ 9am. Upcoming Blood Drives: 19 June & 20 June @ 10am-4pm.

    22-26 May Memorial Day Carnival: Exchange parking lot-Check out the flyer below for times.

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    23 May Kansas City Schlitterbahn Waterparks: will celebrate American Hero Week Friday 23 May-Friday 30 May. All military, veterans,

    police, firefighters and EMTs are eligible for FREE admission to the park with valid ID and their immediate family members get in for

    1/2 price! Plus, this is the perfect season to enjoy the park as they have recently become certified by Guinness as the home of the

    World's Tallest Waterslide: Verruckt! OPENING May 23rd!

    24 May & 26 May Middle School & Teen Center: Please be aware the FT Riley Middle School & Teen Center will be closed in observance

    of Memorial Day.

    27 May-6 Sept Custer Hill 101 Days of Bowling: Start off the summer fun with Bowling Kids 16 and under can enjoy of FREE Bowling

    over the summer. Everyday the first game is $1 (shoes are included) and the second game is FREE! Enter to win prizes at the end of

    summer party on September 6ht. Need to get your card stamped so you can enter to win. For more details call 785-239-4366

    31 May Spring Valley Open House Event: 11am-2pm Historic site will be open with activities for all! Location K-18 & Spring Valley Rd.

    2 June -8 Aug Middle School & Teen Center Summer Camps: Camps will be available weekly starting June 2nd: Survivor, Cooking

    around the World, Sports, Water Works, Space Camp and much more. See Flyer below for more details or call 785-239-9222.

    7 June Ft Riley Library Ice Cream Social: 1-3pm Top your ice cream with what you like. They will have a slippy slide and water

    activities to kick off summer fun at the Library.

    7 June Taste of the Ville: Sample all the foods from various restaurants in Aggieville! Tickets must be purchased for this event at

    Varneys Bookstore 623 N. Manhattan Ave in Aggieville. See flyer below for all the restaurants participating.

    7 June Wine in the Wild at Sunset Zoo: An evening to benefit Sunset Zoo. This year's event, presented by the family of Jeremiah & D.C.

    Hackerott, will feature great wine personally selected by Nespor's Wine & Spirits, fantastic food by Manhattan's Hy-Vee and live music

    from Muzizi. Dental Health Group's VIP reception will also highlight a unique celebration; the unveiling of Phase II of the John

    Woodard Memorial Gibbons Exhibit. SCHEDULE & TICKET PRICES:

    5:30-7pm VIP Reception $80 Advance $100 Day of Event, If Available

    7-9pm General Admission $45 Advance $55 Day of Event, If Available

    More information at SunsetZoo.com/WineintheWild

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    8 June Sesame Street/USO Experience for Military Families: Tickets available at Leisure Travel Services (limit 6 tickets per customer),

    Shows at 2pm, 4:30pm and 7 pm at Long Fitness Center. Go get your tickets starting 19 May.

    21 June Ft Riley Library Movie Night: movie starts at 6:30pm they will be showing Turbo. FREE Popcorn.

    13-18 July Rock Springs 4-H Center Camp: Registration Now OPEN! Free summer Camp available for 8 to 15 yr olds. To apply go to

    http://www.campcorral.org/camp-experience/camps/. Children of KIA or Combat wounded parents will receive confirmation of

    acceptance within two weeks of applying. Other registrations will be confirmed mid-May as space allows.

    Family Child Care provides Needed: Fort Riley is looking for Family Child Care (FCC) Providers. Join out orientation every Thursday at

    1:30pm at Building 6620. For more information, please call 785-239-9892 or 785-239-4313

    Pool season is right around the corner! Get your lifeguard Training from the American Red Cross! For more information call, 785-239-

    4854. Looking for a something to do on Tuesday nights? Starting on April 10th Custer Hill Golf Course is offering Tuesday Night League.

    Only $20 per week. For more information call, 785-784-6000.

    CYSS Needs Volunteers for Coaching Youth Sports: they are in dire need of Referees, Coachs and Assistant Coachs. This is a great

    opportunity for Soldiers to earn their MOVSM. Plus if you have High School Students who need their volunteer hours for High School

    graduation they may be able to assist coachs. If you are interested contact Bldg 6620 to get your volunteer packet.

    Country Stampede is coming need Volunteers: if you volunteer for the event youll get admission to all four days, parking, reserved

    seating, commemorative T-shirt, Meals included. Contact Kim Wagenblast for more details at 785-223-1513 or

    [email protected]

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    OPSEC Video for your Teens on Social Media: This is a great video for all teens to watch about Operation Security (OPSEC). Children

    have access to all social media: cell phones, Facebook, Twitter, emails and much more. Check it out at: http://youtu.be/nQZyHOXkoqU

    25 June Fall/Apple Days Festival Lottery Booth Drawing: Open to all Battalion and above FRG groups! If your BN is interested in doing

    the fundraiser there is some information for you to know:

    When: June 25th

    Time: 1:30pm

    Where: Bldg 580 Division HQs Bldg, Room 110

    Who: All BN and above FRG Groups

    Other information:

    Need to have a Battalion Representative at the meeting (FRSAs are not allow to make the decisions for the BNs)

    Will need to have at least 5/6 choices of wanting to sell (walking Tacos, Hot dogs, Hamburgers, etc)

    All BN/Co/TRP/BTRY Funds Custodians (primary & alternate) must be in place and on appt. orders

    Informal Funds SOP and Funds Appt Orders updated and on file at DFMWR

    All volunteers need to have food handlers card at all times while in the booth: can get training online at IACH website:

    https://iach.amedd.army.mil

    Go to quick link on right side of screen on homepage

    Click on Food Handlers training

    Complete training and take the test; once completed print out results

    Take test results to Bldg 640 on 2nd Floor RM 202

    They will issue Food Handlers card; the card is good for one year of date given

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    ACS Outreach Program

    Family Readiness Group (FRG) On-Line Training:

    On-line Training: ACS has these class to offer online for FRGs for

    volunteers if your unable to take them in a class room setting. See flyer

    below for available class at the ACS.

    FRG Leaders Training: The online Family Readiness Group Leaders

    training is located on the ARMY ONE SOURCE website at

    https://www.myarmyonesource.com/skins/aos2/display_ajax.aspx?Mod

    uleID=a53b8c22-018c-40c9-b51f-d6a1263c9889. This is a Department

    of the Army site and does not include Fort Riley specific information.

    The FRG Leaders 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/Family

    Programs/MobilizationandDeploymentReadiness/OperationREADY/defaul

    t.aspx

    Funds custodian online training link

    http://www.riley.army.mil/Portals/0/Docs/Services/FamilyServices/Fun

    dsCustTng120608123904.pdf

    Funds custodian online test link

    http://www.riley.army.mil/Portals/0/Docs/Services/FamilyServices/Fun

    dsCustQuiz120629132646.pdf

    Key caller training online

    http://www.riley.army.mil/Portals/0/Docs/Services/FamilyServices/Key

    CallerTng120629112550.pdf

    Key Caller test online link

    http://www.riley.army.mil/Portals/0/Docs/Services/FamilyServices/Key

    CallerQuiz120629113116.pdf