1. 5 March 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
1ST ABCT, 1ID reading this you can click on this link to read the
weekly news. http://www.riley.army.mil/UnitPage.aspx?unit=1bct.
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:
4-4 CAV Facebook: The Official 4th Squadron, 4th Cavalry
1-16 IN Facebook: 1st Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, Iron
2-34 AR Facebook: 2nd Battalion, 34th Armor
BSB Facebook: 101st Brigade Support Battalion--Guardians
1-5FA Facebook: 1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery
Facebook: 1st Engineer Battalion
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. Americas First DEVILS! DUTY FIRST!
2. 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/ 1ST ABCT, 1ID 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:
Employment http://www.usajobs.gov Medical Care Dental Care:
TRICARE: http://www.tricare.mil TRICARE Online:
http://www.tricareonline.com DEERS Enrollment Online:
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 Americas First DEVILS! DUTY FIRST!
3. 1ST ABCT, 1ID ACS FRG Training: See schedule below Army
Family Team Building: See Schedule below Army OneSource offers
trainings on: See Schedule below for February - April 2014 Army
OneSource training schedule. - Volunteer Management Information
System (VMIS) - Army Family Action Plan (AFAP) Issue Management
System (IMS) - General Army OneSource - Virtual World Please take
advantage of the available trainings. Remember, you must register
for those you are interested in. March is Severe Weather Awareness
Month: Are you ready for Kansas Weather? If not check out the flyer
below and Army Ready has you covered with helpful tips. Get a Kit,
Make a Plan and Be Informed! 9 March Daylight Savings Time:
Remember to set your clock ahead 1 hour before going to bed on
Saturday night (2am). Clocks will spring forward. You will lose an
hour of sleep! Americas First DEVILS! DUTY FIRST!
4. 1ST ABCT, 1ID 5 March-23 April Flag Football League: 14
players per Team; Registration Deadline Feb 27 open to all DOD Card
Holders 18 Yrs and older. Cost $150 per Team. Call
785-239-2813/2148. See Flyer below for more details. 6 March USO
Meet 12-time Pro-Bowler from Kansas City Chiefs: Don't miss your
chance to meet 12-time Pro-Bowler Will Shields when he visits the
USO Fort Riley March 6 @ 12pm. Shields, a former offensive guard
for The Kansas City Chiefs and All-American at the University of
Nebraska, will be on hand to meet fans at noon at the USO. The
event is free and open to the public. See flyer below 8 March Great
Escape Expo: 10-3pm Marshall Army Airfield, Hanger 863 Ft Riley,
KS. Open to the Public See which exciting tourist and travel
destinations awaiting you. Over 50 Vendor, Out Door Demonstrations,
Inflatable's, Food & beverages, Door Prizes. See Flyer below. 8
March Youth Job Fair: Fort Riley's Youth Job Fair is just around
the corner. If you have a youth age 14-21, bring them out to visit
all the organizations and business that will be there. If you are a
business or organization that is looking for youth volunteers
and/or employees, please check out the flyers below for the point
of contact's information and give her a call. We would love to see
EVERYONE there! See Flyer Below 8 March Custer House Clean Up: Help
clean up the Custer House if you would like to volunteer your time
and help you can come out on the morning of 8 March 8am-12pm. This
is a great opportunity for Teens to get their volunteer hours for
High School requirements make sure to have your teen pick up the
volunteer paperwork from the high school and have them sign off the
day of the clean up. 11 March K-State Military Education &
Family Initiatives Symposium: Rileys Conference Center 9am-3:30pm
Cost $15 RSVP by 4 March can make payment by phone by calling
785-784-1000 or RSVP http://ksumilitaryed-ops.wikispaces.com. See
flyer below for more details 12 March Running Technique Clinic:
King Field House 0630-0745. Need to sign-up and pay in advance at
the Sports office. Cost $15 per person and includes instructional
handouts. See Flyer for more details. 12 March USO No Dough Dinner:
5-6:30pm at Ft Riley Fire Department on check out their website for
location: https://www.facebook.com/usofortriley#!/USOFtRiley and
RSVP if your attending. You dont need to RSVP but they would like
to get a head count if possible. Americas First DEVILS! DUTY
5. 1ST ABCT, 1ID 14 March Chapman St Patricks Day Parade:
Begins at 1pm; there will be FREE hot dogs and pepsi after the
parade. Check out the flyer below for other events going on. 15
March St. Patricks Bowling Party: Custer Hill Bowling Center
starting at 6pm-midnight; $30 a lane includes 2 hours of bowling
with shoes, 1 large 2-topping pizza and 2 pitchers of soda! Door
prizes all night long. See Flyer below. 15 March FT Riley Library
Shamrock Party: 1-3pm Weather permitted-this is an outside event!
Games, snack, crafts and prizes! See flyer below. 15 March St.
Patricks Day Road Races: Manhattan in Aggieville: races beginning
at 10am; Parade 2pm. Check out the flyer below for more details and
events. 16 March Family Bingo: Rally Point Doors Open at 12:30pm
and Bingo starts at 2pm Cost Children $5, Adult $ 10. 17-21 March
Spring Fling Pool Party: Eyster Pool fun filled events for everyone
during spring break! 1-4pm Cost: Day-Single $5; Week $15; Family
Cost: Day-$10; Week $25. 20 March Home Buyer Seminar: 1pm-4pm Learn
more about buying a home and the great advantage of being a home
buyer. Home inspector, Real Estate Agent, Lender and others.
Location 210 Custer Ave RM 118D on the first floor. See flyer
below. 24 March 24 April Intramural Company Soccer League: Open to
Active Duty Soldiers Only-Registration Deadline 18 March; Coaches
Meeting 25 Feb & 4 March at King Field House; 18 players per
Team. See flyer below. Registration Deadline: March 18th 24 March
Intramural Volleyball League: Open to Active Duty Soldiers
Only-Registration Deadline 18 March; Coach Meeting 25 Feb & 4
March at King Field House; See flyer below for more details.
Registration Deadline: March 18th 25 March Financial Aid Workshop:
Bldg 217 RM 202 starting at 1:30pm-Workshop is open to all! See
flyer below. 29 March Ft Riley Library Movie Event: Come out and
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6. 1ST ABCT, 1ID 29 March JC Chamber of Commerce 5 Minute
Grocery Grab: you have a chance to fill your cart with groceries
from Walmart! Youll need to picket up your $10 Donation Drawing at
the JC Chamber of Commerce. Contact 785-762-2632 for more details
and see flyer below. 29 March 3D Fun-Shoot/Archery Course Ft Riley
Outdoorsman Group: starting at 8am-12pm; compete for bragging
rights in 5 classes ; open, Mens and Womens Hunter, Traditional,
and Youth. All Skill Levels are welcome. See Flyer below for more
details. 29 March Historical & Archeological Society of Ft
Riley: HASFR is hosting their Spring Membership event at the
Cavalry Museum at 6:30pm they will have Heavy appetizers and
beverages. Open to all members and interested new members. Dress is
casual. 5 April Evening Under the Stars Event: OCSC Evening Under
the Stars has been rescheduled to a new date of April 5th. Time and
location of event will stay the same just on April 5th. If you
purchased a ticket and are no longer able to attend due to the date
change, please contact the person who sold you the ticket. Refunds
will be made available, if you payment was in the form of
cash/check you will receive a refund check, if payment was through
the online system your card will be issued a refund. Since the
event has been postponed and your unit or coffee group would still
like to donate a basket for the basket auction, OCSC is still
taking donations. POC Vanessa Espinosa, 864.201.7569 or
[email protected] and Sabrina Waters, 636.352.6823 or
sabrina[email protected] Also, volunteers that were scheduled to
work the event and will no longer be able to please contact Jen
Weaver (757)358-7281 or email [email protected]
If you should have any further questions please email
[email protected] . April kicks off Month of the Military
Child Events See Schedule below Americas First DEVILS! DUTY
7. March is Severe Weather Awareness Month 1ST ABCT, 1ID
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8. ACS Outreach Program 1ST ABCT, 1ID 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
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:
t.aspx Funds custodian online training link
dsCustTng120608123904.pdf Funds custodian online test link
dsCustQuiz120629132646.pdf Key caller training online
CallerTng120629112550.pdf Key Caller test online link
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32. 1ST ABCT, 1ID Manhattan Town Center: We are now accepting
registrations for Spring Music Festival! Kids K-12 grade are
encouraged to sign up to compete with a vocal, dance or
instrumental performance. Spots are limited, so don't delay! April
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