Everyone had a blast watching the first combative tournament ever held at Ft. Riley!
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During the week of March 16-20, 2009 from 1:00 to 6:00 at Eyster Pool, approximately 523 patrons supported the Spring Fling Pool Party. Monday started with games and movies, Tuesday was the St. Patrick Day Celebration, and finally on Friday, with an outstanding turnout, was Beach Day and cookout.
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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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Briggs wants to extend its congratulations to all the Soldiers that we call NCO’S. As the guest speaker (CSM Tadeusz Gaweda) said in his remarks, “every Soldier has a Sergeant”. They have been called “The Backbone of the Army” a title well deserved! Briggs says HOOAH – CONGRATULATIONS for Your dedicated service!
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Briggsauto.com congratulates the third annual winners of the Ft. Riley Dodge Ball Tournament. Twelve active duty teams and one civilian team participated in the MWR Dodge Ball Tournament sponsored by Briggs Auto Group at King Field House. The gym was charged with excitement from Soldiers, Families, and children. Motivations were yelled across the gym to support the team that was getting beat or the team that the crowd wanted to win. Finally, at the end we had the First Place winners the "Axis of Ignorance" the Junction City civilian team; the coach Martin Baca, team mates; Barry Leon, Brian Hall, Tony Whisenhunt, BJ Powers, and Andrew King. Second Place winners the "DBS’s" the Dodge Ball Champions were from 101st Forward Support Battalion; their coach was Chad Sublett, team mates; Mauro Reyes, Greg Moglathery, Phillip Hollifield, Stacey Herbert, Eggers Cory and Eric Spenser. The Third Place winners "Globogym" were from B Co. 2/16 Infantry; the coach John Swales, team mates; Jeremy Parr, Josh Hunsucker, Michael Weakley, Mike Figueroa and Jason Jean. What a fun filled day of team work, team pride, and team values!
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