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Tropical bingo bash a boost for morale

July 29, 2015 — The staff of Rally Point opened their doors to the public at 6 p.m. for their Morale, Welfare and Recreation Cosmic Bingo Tropic Bingo event July 18. The event ran from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and the $15 entrance fee included a bingo package and a luau lei necklace. The event was open to all DOD ID card holders and their guests at least 16 years old MORE
(From left) Ericka Lewis, spouse of Sgt. Daniel Lewis, 1st Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, Angela Segura, spouse of Sgt. David Segura, 1st Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, and Britney Bowen, spouse of Sgt. Stephen Bowen, 1st Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, attended the MWR Tropic Bingo July 18 at Rally Point and dressed for the occasion.

Making strides for varied goals

July 29, 2015 — About 200 runners took to the start line around 6 a.m. to run the 2 mile, 5 mile or 10 mile courses for the 30th annual Prairie Run 10-5-2 July 18 at 6 a.m. starting at King Field House. The event was sponsored by the Fort Riley Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation. Some of those who participated in the 10-mile section were MORE
Minutes before the 6 a.m. start, runners stretched, finalized their race preparations and prepared to reach their running goal on the 5 mile and 10 mile courses for the 30th annual Prairie Run 10-5-2 July 18 at King Field House. The run allowed families and Soldiers to participate and strive for their own personal best.

Corvias bash lets teenagers enjoy good time with no pressure

July 8, 2015 — The staff at CorviasMilitary Living threw a big bash for all the teenagers living in Fort Rileyon-post housing at Colyer Forsyth Community Center June 18. The Teen Summer Sociallasted from 5 to 7 p.m. and was filled to the brim with things to do. Corviasworkers provided pizza, soda, a video game trailer, music, a photo booth and alarge graffiti MORE
A Teen Summer Social, hosted by the staff of Corvias Military Living, was filled to the brim with things to do. Corvias workers provided pizza, soda, a video game trailer, music, a photo booth and a large graffiti wall to write and draw on.

Game night helps families unplug

July 8, 2015 — Multiple families gather aroundassorted tables as they dealt out cards, laid down tiles and collected rewardsfor passing ‘go’ at USO Fort Riley’s Unplugged Family Board Game Night June 19at the USO Building. The purpose of theUnplugged Board Game Night is to bring families back to the basics throughinteracting over board games. “I think nowadays MORE
Staff Sgt. Robert Adams, 1st Combined Arms Battalion, 63rd Armor Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Inf. Division, helped his son, Nicholas, line up his pool stick to break for the game June 19 at the Fort Riley USO’s Unplugged Board Game Night.

Softball team remains victorious after playing almost 18 hours

July 8, 2015 — A member of the ‘CollateralDamage’ mixed-unit softball team crossed home plate scoring the 13th home runof the championship game against the ‘Bravo Bulls,’ from 1st Battalion, 7thField Artillery Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Inf. Div. This was the final game ofthe Midnight Madness Softball Tournament, and it concluded with MORE
Sgt. Boyd Thomasson, Alpha Company, 101st Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Inf. Div. and coach of ‘Collateral Damage’, right, slid into second base before Spc. Mike Rasmussen, Bravo Battery, 1st Battalion, 7th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Armored Combat Brigade Team, 1st Inf. Div. of the ‘Bravo Bulls’, left, could get the ball to ‘Bravo Bulls’ second baseman Spc. Dennis Padgett, Bravo Company, 1st Bn., 7th FA Regt., 2nd ABCT, 1st Inf. Div., center, during the Midnight Madness Softball Tournament June 20 at Sacco Softball Fields.

Bowling Center site of 40-frame tournament – June 27

June 22, 2015 — A 40-Frame BowlingTournament is scheduled for June 27 at the Fort Riley Bowling Center. The tournament is a singleperson game and up to 40 people can register. It will be a continuous game ofbowling that will be 40 frames long, according to Ashaleen Noriega, businessmanager. “It provides an opportunityfor our community to have fun,” Noriega said. MORE

Runners meet Custer’s Challenge, rain, mud

June 1, 2015 — About 230 peopleparticipated in Custer’s Challenge, a non-competitive collaborative effort withthe Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation sports and fitnessdepartment that took four months to plan twelve obstacles that spanned threemiles dotted along a 5k course on Fort Riley’s famous Water Buffalo hill.  Some participants said MORE

COMMUNITY CORNER - Great Escapes Expo offers resources, ideas for exploring Kansas

March 7, 2014 — After all of the cold weatherand snow days we have had recently in Kansas, I bet most of you are ready forsome warmer weather and more outdoor adventures. Maybe a vacation to the beachor a trip to a theme park is in your future plans. Or perhaps, something more local,like a trip to the lake for some camping and fishing, or a daytrip to one MORE