CDC Ribbon Cutting;
To better serve our Soldiers and Family members, Fort Riley held a
ribbon cutting ceremony for the 1st Division Child Development Center
January 8th. General Brooks and Mrs. Brooks was on hand along with Col
Brown and a Fort Riley Family to officially cut the ribbon opening this
brand new facility. Invitees then enjoyed a tour of the new facility
along with refreshments provided by Briggs Auto Group.
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CDC Ribbon Cutting;
BriggsAuto.com wants to congratulate SGT Brewer for being selected as the honor graduate for the Warrior Leader Course 714-09. This award is accomplished through hard work and a desire to lead for the front.
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Briggs proudly sponsored Fort Riley’s 24th annual 10-5-2 Prairie Run. This is a run that gives soldiers the opportunity to qualify for the AUSA 10 miler in Washington D.C. It is also opened to family members and the community. This year the Prairie Run had 324 participants with the youngest runner being six and the oldest being 76.
Sarah Clauss was named Ft. Riley’s Volunteer of the Year. Russ Briggs congraduated Clauss and her family with a brand new Jeep. The youth Volunteer of the Year was Nicole Leuci.
Class 1 of the Warrior Leader Course (WLC)
WLC is the first course our young Soldiers receive that prepares them to become a Sergeant. Leadership skills are the core subjects for this program. As with all military schools, it recognizes excellence!
Honor Graduate: SPC Daniel Lowe, Leadership Award: SGT Steven Graham, APFT Award: SPC Zachery Kipp, Commandants List: SPC Jason Aston, SGT Aaron Barke, SPC Matthew Cardwell, SPC Travis Carter, SGT Jonathan Gieser, SGT Steven Graham, SPC Zachery Kipp, SPC Daniel Lowe, SPC Michael Petty, and SGT Peter Vancleve.
Briggs congratulates the first ever class of the Warrior Leader Course held at Ft. Riley Kansas. (HOOAH)
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Briggsauto.com wants to congratulate the newest Dr. Mary E. Walker award winners. Dr. Mary E. Walker is the only women to receive the Medal of Honor. As a Doctor during the Civil War, she was a dedicated and determined woman who achieved very high goals.
Forces Command (FORSCOM) awards volunteers the Mary E. Walker award. The award is given to spouses of soldiers who exemplify volunteerism in there Soldiers unit, organizations and Army installations. The awardees truly are the best of the best!
NCO and Soldier of The Quarter for the 2nd Quarter (20 Feb 2009)
Briggs extends its congratulations and a saber, a symbol of the cutting edge of our military, which these two great Soldiers represent. Congratulations go to SSG Nathaniel McClure, DHHB, 1st Infantry Division as NCO of The Quarter and PFC Ryan Vineyard as Soldier of The Quarter. Being selected singles them out as the best Ft. Riley has. Their performance and positive attitude are key to being selected. They will compete again for NCO and Soldier of The Year.
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