Updated On: 12/21/2012 7:58:05 AM
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Location: 2210 Trooper Drive
Phone: (785) 784-2026
Hours: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday
This modern 120,000-square-foot facility includes expanded PX services and a mall. Retail outlets include a salon and day spa, pharmacy, barber shop, video game store, coffee shop, food court, sporting goods store, flower shop and a variety of kiosks.
Location: 2310 Trooper Drive, next to the Post Exchange
Phone: (785) 239-6621
Hours: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday
Located next door to the Main Post Exchange, the Fort Riley Commissary is a state-of-the-art supermarket fully stocked with the food items you need to keep your family healthy and your events memorable.
Riley’s Conference Center
Phone: (785) 784-1000
Hours: Monday through Friday during duty hours.
A premier hospitality facility designed to ensure an unparalleled experience for our military and surrounding communities. This well-appointed, newly remodeled facility features five individual meeting rooms with dedicated audiovisual equipment. It boasts top-of-theline projection systems, programmable wireless micro-phones, DVD and CD players, VCRs and portable sound systems. Each room is individually amplified to ensure the highest sound quality for your event.
Riley’s Conference Center is the official conference facility for Fort Riley. Any military or post activity can use this spacious structure Monday through Friday during duty hours. Child care for patrons is available. Such support can be arranged, but only by the person or persons securing the RCC for an event. Please call the Child and Youth Services (CYS) and Short Term Alternative Child Care (STACC), (785) 239-4745, to obtain a child care contract and make child care arrangements.
Riley’s Conference Center is also an ideal location for social events. Two elegant ballrooms can easily accommodate up to 500 people. Whatever your occasion, Riley’s Conference Center will be the perfect setting. Riley’s Conference Center offers convenience, comfort and service reliability. It is served by Five-Star Catering service.
Fort Riley Post Library
Location: Bldg. 5306 Hood Drive
Phone: (785) 239-5305
Hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, closed Monday and federal holidays.
Military Families, civilian personnel and retirees are all welcome at the Fort Riley Library. The collection includes 60 periodical titles, six newspapers, 22,000 books, 750 DVDs, 120 books on CD, and a large selection of video games. The library staff will also be adding new DVDs and books on CD as it transitions to a CD format for audio books. Come check out our Spanish language collection, or read your e-mail on one of our three Internet-ready computers. In addition to its materials from the main collection, the Fort Riley Post Library houses approximately 2,500 materials from the Protestant Women of the Chapel, Faith and Family collection.
•–Story Time for children
•–Seminar programs to help you manage your home
•–Movie nights and party events throughout the year.
•–All Library programs and events are free.
Please call for information on specific dates and events.
ACS Program Offerings
Army Community Service
Phone: (785) 239-9435
Location: 7264 Normandy Drive
Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
ACS Resiliency Learning Campus
Phone: (785) 240-6257 or 239-9435
Location: 7285 Normandy Drive Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m; Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fort Riley is a Resiliency Center of Excellence for the U.S. Army. The centerpiece of our efforts to support the Warriors and their Families is the Resiliency Campus. This complex of facilities and services enables Fort Riley to follow established practices that allow professional staff to meet the needs of our Soldiers.
The Resiliency concept allows forces to withstand the rigors of multiple deployments. It enables Soldiers to deploy, return, refresh and re-energize, and eventually prepare for further assignments. It gives Soldiers, Families, Programs and practitioners a wide variety of options for addressing stress related to multiple deployments.
The Campus includes several core facilities: the Resiliency Learning Center, Physical Fitness Centers, the Spiritual Fitness Center and our new Mind Fitness Center. In addition there are several supporting facilities and programs: Army Training Safety; the Army Substance Abuse program, which will include suicide prevention; the Warrior Readiness Clinic; the Warrior Zone; and the USO. The Fort Riley Resiliency Campus is located on Custer Hill. To find out more log onto www.riley.army.mil/resiliency/campus or call (785) 240-6257.
ACS Soldier Family Assistance Center
Location: 674 Warrior Road
Phone: (785) 240-7450
Hours: Monday through Thursday 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Friday, 7:30 a.m.– 4 p.m.
ACS Survivor Outreach Services
Location: 510 Reed Road
Phone: (785) 239-5979
Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m.–5:15 p.m.; Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Contact any of the ACS programs to register or gather more information by phone or by an email message being sent to: email@example.com
Leisure Travel Center (LTC)
Location: Bldg. 6918
Phone: (785) 239-5614 or (785) 239-4415
Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday
The LTC office offers destination packaging, cruises, leisure commercial travel, discount attraction tickets and tours. LTS also has fax service. Cost is $2 for the first page and $1 per additional page.
Operation Wheels (785) 762-4780
The YMCA in Junction City offers Operation Wheels, a service for active-duty military and their dependents living in Junction City or Fort Riley. Rides are available for those who do not have access to a vehicle or who do not drive. The program will provide four round trips per month to the Commissary (if using WIC Vouchers).
KCI Roadrunner and Traveler’s Express
Kansas City’s International Airport Service provides door-to-door service. Make your reservations at Leisure Travel Center and the commission will be paid back to the Morale, Welfare & Recreation Fund.
All lodging at Fort Riley will be operated by IHG, the InterContinental Hotels Group. IHG provides Soldiers and their Families, as well as their visitors to Fort Riley, high quality on-post lodging. We are honored to be part of the mission to support our troops and their Families. We look forward to extending the tradition of providing great service to Army travelers.
Reservations – Advance reservations are recommended prior to your arrival at Fort Riley. Make sure you know the exact dates your reservation is needed and keep your confirmation number.
Reservations can be made for up to 30 days for Soldiers PCSing to Fort Riley. All DoD employees with orders can also make reservations. All others can stay on a space-available basis. All reservations must be guaranteed with a credit card. Those without reservations may be housed when space is available.
Check-In/Checkout – Check-in is after 3 p.m. and checkout time is 11 a.m. Payment of the fees in cash must be made in advance; Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover are accepted.
Availability – Registrations are handled at the home office, in the basement of Bldg. 210. The reservations can be made in person, by phone or at www.ihgarmyhotels.com. If you do not have advance reservations and there are no vacancies, a statement of nonavailability is not necessary.
Better Opportunities for Single Solders (BOSS) Program
(785) 239-BOSS (2677)
Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers offers healthy, exciting alternatives for Soldiers doing “the same old thing.” BOSS is based on three “pillars”:
Quality of Life
Quality of life includes those issues that help influence morale, living environment, personal growth and development of Soldiers. Issues raised during meetings will be directed to the appropriate command channels for resolution on the installation.
Recreation & Leisure
Fun activities on Fort Riley include ski trips to Colorado, fashion shows, car shows and trips. Several trips are scheduled throughout the year and are geared toward single Soldiers.
BOSS volunteers make a big difference in the communities and areas surrounding Fort Riley.
If you are looking for something new to do, many agencies on post can use your help. Additionally, the success of those same service agencies depends on volunteers to accomplish their missions. Many volunteer opportunities exist for individual growth and skill development. Volunteers in the wives’ clubs, Post Thrift Shop, Army Community Service, PTAs, Youth Services, chaplain’s activities, and many other fine organizations help meet volunteermanpower needs and provide a material service, or benefit, to Soldiers and Family members Volunteers contribute to Fort Riley’s mission and to its quality of life. If you would like to volunteer, call the volunteer coordinator. The following is a list of agencies that are seeking volunteers:
• The American Red Cross
• Historical and Archaeological Society of Fort Riley
• Community Life Program
• Parent Teacher Association
• Army Community Service
• Chaplain’s Program
• Youth Services
• USO Fort Riley
• CAUSE—Comfort for America's Uniformed Services
U.S. Cavalry Museum
Location: 205 Custer Ave.
Hours: Open Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 4 p.m.
1st Infantry Division Museum
Location: 207 Custer Ave.
Hours: Open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: Quarters 24, Sheridan Ave.
Hours: Open Memorial Day through Labor Day, Monday– Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The house is closed during the winter months, except by appointment. Docents are available for group tours by request. The Museums are free and open to the public the year round except for New Year’s, Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas. All are located on the Historic Main Post area. Self-guided walking and driving tour pamphlets are available at the U.S. Cavalry Museum. The First Territorial Capitol of Kansas is open Thursdays–Sundays, 1 to 5 p.m. April 1 to Oct. 1.
Please note that the First Territorial Capitol is under the management and direction of the Geary County Historical Society. Please direct all inquiries about this facility, including questions about group tours, to the GCHS at (785) 238-1666.
One of the first things many Soldiers and family members do when they arrive at a new post is to find a place of worship. In addition to chaplains and chaplain assistants serving each unit, there are six chapels located across this post, all offering worship services to meet your spiritual needs.
Whatever your religious background, you can grow and flourish during your assignment here in the heart of America. There are many worship opportunities representing a wide variety of faiths. If you have special religious needs, or a question about religious support, call the Installation Command Chaplain’s office at (785) 239-3359, or email us at www.riley.army.mil/unitpage.aspx?unit=usag.chaplain We’re here to help you in your journey of faith. The Fort Riley Unit Ministry Teams (UMTs) provide services to the entire Fort Riley community. For assistance or information, call the UMT assigned to your unit or any chapel.
Main Post Chapel
6 Barry Ave.
Saint Mary’s Chapel
3 Barry Ave., Main Post
Collective Protestant Worship, Episcopal Worship, Liturgical Service, Roman Catholic Mass, Children’s Church and Religious Education
Morris Hill Chapel
5315 Ewell St., Monteith Heights
Gospel Worship, Roman Catholic Mass, Youth Groups and Religious Education
7086 Normandy Drive
Collective Protestant Worship
7865 Normandy Drive
Collective Protestant Worship, Charismatic Protestant Worship, Orthodox Christian Service and Religious Education
Irwin Army Community
600 Huebner Road, Second Floor
(785) 239-7871 or
Roman Catholic Mass
Family Life Ministries Center
510 Huebner Road
Family and Individual Counseling, and Pre-marriage Classes