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30 May 2012 1HBCT Weekly News Update

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30 May 2012 1HBCT Weekly News Update: please pass along to Soldiers, Family and Friends of 1HBCT. You can always stay up to date with local events by going to 1st Infantry Division page at or if you are having issues reading this you can click on this link to read the weekly news.

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30 May 2012 1HBCT Weekly News Update

  1. 1. 30 May 2012 1HBCT Weekly News Update: please pass along to Soldiers, Family and Friends of 1HBCT. You can always stay up to date with local events by going to 1st Infantry Division page at or if you are having issues reading this you can click on this link to read the weekly news. We are always up and posting new information on FaceBook! Join us on the Official 1HBCT FaceBook Page at Riley Current News Updates: This information has recently been updated, and is now available. In addition to the Current News page there are Garrison Commanders CommunityCorner articles is offering a Informal Funds Custodian Class 4 June at Building 7232 at 6pm (Brigade HQ’s across from ACS): If interested please contactyour BN FRSA’s by 31 May 2012 to reserve your spot! It’s filling up fast! Not sure who to contact for RSVP, please reach Noel Waterman 785-239-2242Fort Riley Current News Update - Traffic Report update: Beginning June 4, a portion of Thomas Avenue, between Burnside Loop and Longstreetnear the McClellan Place and Warner Peterson neighborhoods, will be reduced to one-lane traffic from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday. Thereason for the partial closure is to connect new water lines in McClellan Place Neighborhood to the existing water main on the north side ofThomas Avenue. *Work is expected to be completed by June 8, depending on the weather. Traffic will be controlled by flagmen, and driversshould expect some delays between those hours. For more information about this closure, contact Picerne Military Housing at 785-717-2200Burger King closing to complete their renovation – Jun. 1: Burger King will close on June 1st to complete their renovation. Projected re-opening will be August 1, 2012. The Exchange apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause our customers. To better serve you we haveextended the hours at Charleys and have added Holy Smokes who offers a BBQ menu.Comedy Show at Rally Point on 2 June 2012- $10 tickets in advance, $12 at the door for more information please contact 785-784-5733- FREEchild care is offered that evening, RSVP for this at 785-239-4510
  2. 2. Celebrate Father’s Day all month long! Kick it off with “Dad’s Make A Difference Picnic and Field Day” June 2nd at Rally Sports Field (large fieldby Rally Point Bingo) at 1000- 1300 hours…see flyer for more details.Fort Riley Autocross (see flyer for more details) Jun 3, 10am at Marshall Army Airfield. Drive your car in an adrenaline-pounding solocompetition sponsored by Sports Car Club of America (SCCA). Learn how to drive at or near your limit and gain skills that translate directly toaccident avoidance on the road. Open to active duty Soldiers, Family members 18 years and older and members of SCCA. Pre-register Training is available on June 2 at 2:00 pm at the event site.
  3. 3. Brigade is selling T-shirts again… new design! See flyer!
  4. 4. Victory Carnival is almost here! On June 7-10. Tobys Carnival will be at Rally Point Field. Tons of rides,Carnival food, and games for everyone. Wristbands will be for sale. Ride Fees: Children’s Rides: 1 Ticket Large Rides: 2 Tickets Carnival Ticket Price: Single:$1.50 10 Pack:$12.50 20 Pack:$21.50 Wristband Times ($15 for each day): Jun 7: 6-10pm Jun 8: 6-10pm Jun 9: 1-5pm & 6-10pm Jun 10: 1-5pm
  5. 5. The Updated Keeping It All Together Handbook is Available from Military One Source: Do you work with wounded, ill and injuredservice members and their families? You may want to let them know that the “Keeping it All Together” handbookis now available at MOS Online. You may also want to download your own copy. “Keeping it All Together” is anotebook and a resource guide. It provides a handy place for a family member to record and organize importantinformation about the treatment and recovery of a loved one. It also has tips and suggestions, lists ofresources, and lots of helpful information. It is intended to be a useful reference throughout the treatmentand recovery journey. You can download, print, create a “pdf” file, or share a link to “Keeping it All Together”at MOS Online, To find the handbook at MOS Online, use the web site search box orfollow this sequence: Home – Health & Relationships – Wounded Warrior – Independent Living – Accessing Servicesand Resources – Resource Guides. The attached slide shows the access sequence and the “Keeping it All Together”cover page.Manhattan Military Relations Committee June Luncheon: We would love the honor of your presence at our June Military Relations CommitteeLuncheon! When: June 6, 2012, Time: 11am-1pm, Where: Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, 530 Richards Drive, 66502, Who: Speaker, COLMorgan, Combat Aviation Brigade Commander To register online: Click here: You may also register by emailing Alison or you may also register on-site the day of the luncheon. Luncheon price is $15.00, and military spouses arecomplimentary. We look forward to you joining us for lunch on June 6!
  6. 6. Looking for something to do out of town? Check out Salina’s Smokey River Fest ( on all the events or gocheck out their community theater! (
  7. 7. Titan Fighting 23: Get ready for a HUGE MMA fight on Ft Riley on Friday, June 15 at Marshall Airfield. Tickets are only $10 for a DoD cardholder.Pick up tickets at Leisure Travel Center, 239-5619 or go to: www.titanfighting.comFREE Daughtry Concert-Jun 10* Daughtry is coming to Ft Riley to play a free concert on Sunday, June 10 at Rileys Conference Center. To win 2VIP seats, 2 Meet-N-Greet passes, and a couch to take home: Enter our "Best Seat in the House " contest See flyer also…Sesame Street LIVE! The characters from Sesame Street are coming to give 3 live performances on June 18, 2pm & 6pm & June 19, 6pm at LongFitness Center. Pick up FREE tickets at Leisure Travel Center, see flyer also
  8. 8. Country Stampede – Your 1HBCT Battalions these FREE tickets on hand now and don’t forget you may use your free Sunday tickets to upgradeto 4-day GA passes for $85.00 at the ITR office. For Families wishing to upgrade their free Sunday ticket to a 4-day GA ticket please go to the ITRoffice. By the USO here on Ft. Riley!
  9. 9. PGA/American Express Ladies Month at Custer Hill Golf Course: June 1 – June 30th is Ladies Month! Come play some golf at half price greensfees and half price golf carts!!! For more information, please check out their website at FREE 4th of July Celebration in KNSAS – Junction City Sundown Salute Events for all to enjoy! Race Entry Form also attached!
  10. 10. Save the Date! KAW VALLEY RODEO MILITARY FAMILY APPRECIATION NIGHT: (Thursday, July 26, 2012): For thosewishing to receive tickets to the Kaw Valley Rodeo’s 5th Annual Military Family Appreciation Night and the FREE picnic prior to the event youmust sign up! If you would like to attend this event on Military Appreciation Night, please contact your BN FRSA’s with your Name, contact ph(day and evening), email and # of tickets. They also encourage as many as can to make a contribution to the Flint Hills Breadbasket- of course donot require a donation to attend, but look at this as an opportunity to thank the community and support those who support us. Pleaseencourage this opportunity as much as you can! *** EVERYONE KNOWS: You MUST have a ticket PRIOR to attending the rodeo Thursdaynight. There are plenty of opportunities to acquire tickets, but they MUST have one BEFORE the event to be admitted to the free BBQ, as wellas the rodeo following.*** For more information please check out their website at or check them out onFacebook! Community and Family Policy Weekly: Welcome to the Military Community and Family Policy (MC&FP) WeeklyeNewsletter providing you with access to the latest Quality of Life news and information from the Department of Defense and dates forupcoming Guard and Reserve onsite sales. The link below will open up the MC&FP Weekly eNewsletter in your browser. If the link above doesnot work, please copy and paste the entire link into your browser window. A PDF version of thenewsletter is also available for download from the link above. Your MC&FP Team! Military Community and Family Policy Office of the Secretaryof Defense Providing policy, tools, and resources to further enhance the quality of life of service members and their families.**Reference herein to any specific commercial products, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does notnecessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the United States Government. The views and opinions ofauthors expressed herein do not necessarily state or reflect those of the United States Government,and shall not be used for advertising orproduct endorsement purposes.