Aug 16

August 16, 2018

Back to School Resources available through Military OneSource

Are You Looking for Back to School Resources? Military OneSource Can Help! Some resources and materials available include the following: A New School for Your Child: Here’s What You Should Know Academic Pressure on Teens (Member Connect article) College Navigator-Find the School That’s Right for You Ease Back-to-School Transitions with a Military OneSource Education Consultant (article attached)  Visit the Member Connect site for these workbooks full of helpful hints for school success: – Workbook: Help Your Child Succeed in Elementary School…

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Aug 16

August 16, 2018

Operation K.U.D.O.S.

Operation K.U.D.O.S. (Kids Understanding Deployment Operations) is offering an opportunity for Military Youth to “experience” a deployment. Children will process, deploy, and return home by completing their out-processing checklist that will include the following: Deployment orders Fingerprints Immunizations Dog tags Marching Obstacle course Lunch is included. This is a FREE event offered to all branches of service, Active Duty, Guard, Reserve, DoD civilians, and contractors. Saturday, September 8 from 8am-4:30pm Youth ages 5-14 (must be accompanied by an adult) Patriot…

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Aug 15

August 15, 2018

Bronco Ticket Drawing for Saturday’s Pre-Season Game – 18Aug18

USO Denver has 1 pair of tickets to the Broncos Pre-Season Game this Saturday, August 18th at 7:05pm vs the Chicago Bears. Since we only have 2 tickets, the only way to fairly decide who gets them is to do a drawing. Here’s how it will work: First, please check your schedule and commit to attending the game if you’re the lucky winner of the tickets. Second, register for the drawing at http://usodenver.ticketleap.com/nfldrawing/. This opportunity is for Currently Serving Active Duty,…

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Aug 15

August 15, 2018

Google Translate Now Available on Military OneSource

Google Translate was added to the Military OneSource website, which will enable participants to access and browse the site in over 100 languages. Google translate may not translate perfectly; however, it will allow the work to be translated into many more languages than before.View this tutorial for specific instructions to utilize Google Translate on the MOS site:

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Aug 15

August 15, 2018

Military OneSource Extends Eligibility

The Department of Defense announced on Monday, August 13 that it will extend eligibility for Military OneSource benefits from the current 180 days to 365 days after separation or retirement from military service to ensure all service members and families have access to comprehensive support as they transition to civilian life. This change goes into effect immediately in accordance with the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2019. For further questions, please contact Military OneSource customer…

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Aug 15

August 15, 2018

Events at Buckley in August

I apologize that we’re halfway through the month already, but we just received this and hope that you can take advantage of some fun events at Buckley this month! *****COMMUNITY EVENTS***** 4 Aug:  CDC Family Pool Party, 1900-2100, Del Mar Family Aquatic Center 4-5 Aug:  UTV Trip, 0630-1800, ODR, Location: Arapahoe National Forest CO, Cost: $350, Uniformed Military: $100, Bring a rider for an extra $50, Minimum Age: 16 10 Aug:  Dash-to-Distance 10K, 0730, Fitness Center, Sign up by 5…

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Aug 14

August 14, 2018

Save the Date – 169th FA/100th MDB Brigrade Ball – 1Dec18

COL Scott Sherman & COL Kevin Kick with CSM Edward Schwaigert & CSM Jeffrey Coker request that you SAVE THE DATE for the 169th Field Artillery/100th MDB Brigade Ball. Saturday, December 1 Hyatt Regency Aurora/Denver

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Aug 14

August 14, 2018

Military Appreciation Luncheon in Pueblo – 26Aug18

You and your family are cordially invited to the 2018 Military Appreciation Luncheon sponsored by the Greater Pueblo Chamber of Commerce and the Colorado State Fair Board. Sunday, August 26, 2018 Colorado Building, Colorado State Fairgrounds 1001 Beulah Ave. Pueblo, CO 81004 12 pm-1:30 pm Dress: Western/Casual Please RSVP by Monday, August 20, 2018, to avad@pueblochamber.net or 719-542-1704 Parking is available at the South Lot for $7 just off Northern Ave. & Gaylord St. Then catch the complimentary shuttle that can…

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Aug 10

August 10, 2018

Cowboy Up! Retreat in Santa Fe, NM

3 slots are available for the October 1- 6 Cowboy Up! and Country Cooking class (arrive on Sunday evening, Sept 30, and depart any time on Oct 6 after noon). Horses for Heroes Cowboy Up! American horsemanship and ranch skills program will occupy the mornings and following lunch and some free time. Five of the top chefs from Santa Fe will teach us how to prepare and cook nutritious and delicious meals from scratch and then share this wonderful meal…

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Aug 10

August 10, 2018

Discover Scuba Event – 25-26Aug18

The Veterans Memorial Aquatics Center and the Thornton Fire Department are hosting a Discover Scuba Event. This FREE event allows Veterans and their Families an opportunity to try scuba diving. No experience required Special program for disabled vets Warm water Free parking New and experienced divers welcome No reservations are required Dive gear provided Free food!

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